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Kamenets-Podolsk: Mass Murder of Hungarian Jews
Michail Melnik, born in 1926 in Kamenets Podolsk, testifies about the mass murder of 15,000 Hungarian Jews in Kamenets-Podolsk. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=278
Why This Gigantic "Intelligence" Apparatus? [From the Beacon blog of the Independent Institute (2010).] On July 19, 2010, the Washington Post published the first of three large reports by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin on the dimensions of the gigantic US apparatus of "intelligence" activities
[From the Beacon blog of the Independent Institute (2010).]
On July 19, 2010, the Washington Post published the first of three large reports by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin on the dimensions of the gigantic US apparatus of "intelligence" activities
Writing books at the push of a button
INSEAD professor Phil Parker has been granted a US patent for his software programme that writes books. It took him seven years to get the patent, and while the registered patent name is decidedly scholastic: Method and Apparatus for Automated Authoring and Marketing, the implications for the information age are not. It?s not "creative intelligence." It?s "reverse engineering" - deconstructing books into "genres" and then writing software programmes to fit those genres.
Microsoft Campus Tours - Microsoft Research Part 3 - The Model Shop Larry Larsen and Microsoft Research General Manager Kevin Schofield take a tour of Building 99. In this video, the third and final instalment of our MSR tour, we see inside the prototyping and model shop.
Larry Larsen and Microsoft Research General Manager Kevin Schofield take a tour of Building 99. In this video, the third and final instalment of our MSR tour, we see inside the prototyping and model shop.
This video takes a look at the history of the samurai and a warrior tradition that dates back over 1,300 years called Yabusame, a ceremonial and sacred form of mounted archery. (9:52)
Herpes Zoster Recurrences More Frequent Than Previously Reported
Dr. Barbara Yawn, full-time clinical researcher and director of the Department of Research at Olmsted Medical Center, Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in Mayo Clinic Proceedings February 2011 issue (Available at: http://tinyurl.com/4seg89h ) on the recurrence of Herpes Zoster.
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Why Study the Founding Fathers
Why study history, especially early American history? A short video on why the Founding Fathers as well as the whole American Revolution and Constitution era are important to study. Made by a history teacher. The video is of good quality.
The Continental Congress
This is a very short overview of the formation and activities of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. It also contains short scenes of the Boston Tea Party and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Two minutes. Perhaps best as an introduction to the times. Needs far more data to be shown without outside resources
Shel Silverstein-"Boa Constrictor"
A student made picture video of Shel Silverstein's poem "Boa Constrictor." (1:19)
"This is My Blue Canoe" song
This video sings a song titled "This Is My Blue Canoe". Pictures are shown as song is played. Some of the lyrics are "This is my canoe, my canoe is blue. My big blue canoe. My canoe goes up, my canoe goes down..Who is that in my blue canoe-a purple alligator, a green bumblebee, a polka dot turtle, and a pink ladybug. This cute song would be a great teaching resource for rhyming words, general music class, and for fun (3:08).
Motive der Renaissanceliteratur III: Realismus, Melancholie; Gattungen der Renaissanceliteratur I: L
(3. Vorlesung vom 28.10.1996)
Motive der Renaissanceliteratur I: Lachen und Komik, der menschliche Körper
(1. Vorlesung vom 14.10.1996)
Lyoner Humanismus: Lyoner Schule, Einflüsse der italienischen Renaissance
(5. Vorlesung vom 13.05.1996)
Entdeckungen der Franzosen in Übersee; Charakteristiken der Reiseberichte
(4. Vorlesung vom 06.05.1996)
Racine II: "Andromaque", "Phèdre" I
(2. Vorlesung vom 27.04.1993)
Die Grundlagen des Theaters II (Commedia dell'arte, Renaissance, Commedia erudita); Molière I
(5. Vorlesung vom 12.05.1997)
Pierre Corneille, "Horace"; Vergleich "Le Cid" - "Horace"
(3. Vorlesung vom 28.04.1997)
Wyndham Worldwide's Stephen Holmes on the Changing Nature of Leisure Travel
After nearly 20 years in the hospitality industry, Wyndham Worldwide chairman and CEO Stephen Holmes says he has seen several "shifts" in the sector -- from the way that consumers plan their vacations to what they expect to find when they stay at a hotel. The most recent catalyst for change has been the global economic downturn. Wyndham -- one of the world's largest hospitality companies -- has weathered that storm, and has actually grown since the recession began. In an interview with Knowledge