Bavaria's Oktoberfest kicks off
Sept. 20 - The world's largest, rowdiest and most famous beer festival, the Oktoberfest, opens in Munich for the 178th time. Tara Cleary reports.
Paris revives Pompeii for exhibition
Sept. 20 - A major exhibition re-creates the atmosphere of ancient Pompeii, in the heart of Paris. Tara Cleary reports.
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)
Towards Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems [Audio]
Speaker(s): Cardinal Peter Turkson | The current global financial crisis has already continued for six years now – much longer than most feared at the beginning. Moreover, there have been several sequels, the Euro crisis being the most notable. Let us reflect on the surprising technical origins of the crisis and the shocking moral ones. Let us ask what the system has learned, what insights have been acted upon, what reform is underway. And let us explore areas that remain to be reformed, in pa
Nobel winner: why waste is a bigger threat than war
Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Maathai's exceptional journey reminds us that taking world-changing action can begin with a simple act: planting a tree.
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.
Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
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
Laboratorio de arquitectura de redes de comunicaciones
La asignatura presenta un planteamiento de aprendizaje basado en la creación de programas. Las primeras sesiones proponen la creación de sencillos programas para comprender conceptos como E/S en C, gestión de listas enlazadas, sockets en C, majeno de librerias propias de la asignatura que serán empleados en posteriores programas más complejos.
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)