Welcome to North Korea [pt 2/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
Solutions to urban flooding, peatland carbon storage
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: a look at potential solutions to urban flooding, and why scientists are so keen to measure carbon dioxide flow through the UK's Norfolk Fens.
Culture vs. Cross Culture - Sex and the City - Dr. Bruce Winter
Dr. Winter considers the relationships between the early Christians and the Draeco-Roman world to be critical for Christians today. There are important life-chnaging lessons that can be learned about what does, but was never to, shape our own lives as contemporary Australian Christians.
The MLA Format Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources
This lesson received an honorable mention in the 2010 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'In this lesson, you will learn...What the MLA Format is and why it is importantHow to write a citation in the MLA formatHow to cite sources in your paper'
Bill Browder, a leading global shareholder-rights activist and an outspoken fighter for improved corporate governance in Russia, asks can the bear be tamed
How to Play Croquet
A four minute video that shows the basics of croquet. The terms are explained as well as rules. Good introduction. A bit of history, too.
Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
17.905 Forms of Political Participation: Old and New (MIT)
How and why do we participate in public life? How do we get drawn into community and political affairs? In this course we examine the associations and networks that connect us to one another and structure our social and political interactions. Readings are drawn from a growing body of research suggesting that the social networks, community norms, and associational activities represented by the concepts of civil society and social capital can have important effects on the functioning of democracy
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY: Quotations
This video from The Electric Company uses a cute rap song to introduce quotation marks. It also emphasizes you must you a comma before using quotation marks (Running Time 0:51).
How to Give a Funny Speech : Funny Speeches: Appropriate to Audience
This video provides you with tips on how to make sure that your audience thinks your humor is funny by knowing who you are talking to. Learn how to give a funny speech from professional speaker and communications instructor Tracy Goodwin in this public speaking video.
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 3 1620-1628
Covers the end of the reign of James I and the accession of Charles I.
COB Alumni Spotlight - Mike Green
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems alumnus, Mike Green, discusses his time in the program and his current position as Senior VP/Group Head, Global Information Security with Mastercard.
Kaleidoskop: Alltag in Deutschland
Presentation of aspects of everyday life in Germany, such as persons, places, institutions, etc.
Kenneth Turan, "Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film" | Talks at Google
Kenneth Turan visited Google LA to talk about his book: "Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film." This talk took place on September 18, 2014.
"I am Penn State because_______"
Students and other Penn State faithful stood and sat by for hours in anticipation of the 2012 Homecoming Parade. While you waited we asked some of you to fill in the blank for this statement, "I am Penn State because, _________."
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
How to Draw Hands on a Cartoon Character
Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page.
Astronomy and poetry - Jocelyn Bell Burnell
World-renowned physicist, Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell, looks at how poetry portrays astronomy.
Creating Secure ActionScript Applications
Explore the tools, techniques, and resources for protecting content that are available to organizations. As a developer, you'll learn how to create secure architectures and how to audit your source code for potential issues. As a quality assurance specialist, you'll learn how you can test to find vulnerabilities in SWF content. Everyone will leave with pointers to additional resources to further your knowledge and track important updates.