Super Snackers Make Banana Pops
This cute, short video shows students how to make a healthy snack from bananas, peanut butter, granola, and seeds. This would be a fun activity for home and for school. (1:00)
Jim Rogers: Next global recession will be worse than 2008
Sept. 21 - Legendary global investor Jim Rogers tells Reuters Insider the global economy is on the verge of another recession and this one will be even more painful than the last.
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #12 - La ciudad de Cuzco-Machu Picchu:The city of Cuzco-Machu Picchu
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your friends insist on taking you hiking while you’re visiting Peru, but you’re not so sure this is a good plan. After all, you are terribly afraid of heights! Your friends tell in Spanish you that they plan to start small and take it easy—it’s not like you’re climbing Mt. Everest. [...]
Thunderbird Back To School 2011
Thunderbird's fall classes have just started. Here is what the first week on campus looked like. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Tigerama 2011 - Through the Eyes of a Tiger
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Wars of Independence - Perspective of English Scottish War
Dr Alastair MacDonald and Professor Geoffrey Barrow discuss the
propaganda war between Scotland and England and escalation towards
actual war, as well as the development of Scottish identity both before
and after the wars of independence in this five minute video.
Kathy Rudy on 'Loving Animals'
Duke University Professor Kathy Rudy, author of "Loving Animals," discusses her philosophy of animal advocacy and answers viewer questions during a live "Office Hours" webcast, September 22, 2011. Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.
A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)
Abbas makes Palestinian statehood claim at U.N.
Sept. 23 - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds up paper application for statehood to applause at the United Nations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Biggs cut net long equity exposure from 70 to 20 pct in week
Sept. 23 - Traxis Partners' Barton Biggs says his firm's investments remain very conservative, significantly reducing net-long equity exposure and maintaining large exposures to cash, technology and Asia.
All About Hedgehogs
A hedgehog is a small animal covered with a thick coat of sharp spines. This video features an interview with an expert on hedgehogs who describes the care and needs of the lively creature.This video provides helpful information for anyone considering the hedgehog as a pet. ( 4:22)
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
Barack's Message for Hispanic Heritage Month
This is a 1:45 speech by the president in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Desert: A First Film
Despite the desert's hot and dry conditions, many different kinds of plants and animals have adapted and thrived in these arid regions. "Desert" explores the plants and animals that live in these regions, and provides explanations of how they have adjusted to this unusual and extraordinarily harsh environment. (01:22)
Economic Update on WBAI Sept 24
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UK retailers feel the heat
Sept. 30 - UK retailers fear a dip in winter clothing sales as Britain enjoys unseasonably warm weather. Kirsty Basset reports.
Fashion goes to the dogs
Sept. 26 - Puppy fashion takes center stage at Buenos Aires' most exclusive fashion event. Sharon Reich reports.
polar bears - how do they do that
An Interview With a Meteorologist
Watch this selection to take a virtual field trip to Colorado to meet a television weatherman. He describes his motivation to become a meteorolgist and background necessary for this career. Methods for predicting the weather such as Doppler Radar are explained. ( 4:44)
"The Wolves of Willoughby Chase" by Joan Aiken -- The Pick of the Week ... from 60 second Recap™
In this Pick of the Week video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Wolves of Willoughby Chase" by Joan Aiken. Summary--In "The Wolves of Willoughby Chase," life is sweet and comfortable for little Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia. There are packs of terrifying wolves roaming the countryside and a mean governess and a terrible orphanage. This is a great resource to entice and encourage upper grade readers. (1:27)