Preview of MSU 360.24 Documentary: A Day in the Lives of Spartans
On November 6, 2013, hundreds of Michigan State University Spartans around the world captured their world in videos and photos. For 24 hours, they recorded ordinary and extraordinary moments. Together, these moments tell the story of a single day in the lives of Spartans. Original music: The Bard Owls -- "No Tracks." View the full 360.24 documentary at http://msu.edu/24.
This unit takes one aspect of the debate concerning the new economy – innovation in the form of the introduction of information and communication technologies – and places it in the historical context of industrial revolutions. Is the new economy really new or ‘just another’ industrial revolution?
This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from DD202 Economics and economic change, which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study form
Annual costs to employers from accidental injury and occupational illness are on the order of 5–10 per cent of the gross profits of UK industry. The total social cost, including the cost of benefits and National Health hospitalisation and treatment, make this a truly staggering drain on the nation's coffers!
#335: Go with the gut: Our symbiotic relationship with our intestinal bacteria
Smartphone Use May Reduce Your Physical Activity and Fitness
Today's smartphones allow for increased opportunities for activities traditionally defined as sedentary behaviors, such as surfing the internet, emailing and playing video games. However, researchers Jacob Barkley and Andrew Lepp, faculty members in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University, linked high cell phone use to poor fitness in college students.
Best Practices In Dependency: Planned, Purposeful and Progressive Visits Part 1
Rose Wentz, Consultant for the National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice and Permanency Planning, discusses how to have safe and successful visits. Rose covers the definition of visits per federal law and best practice standards as well as the connections a child needs while in care. With audience interaction she reviews a four-step decision making process for developing a visit plan to meet a child's needs and enable parents to improve parenting skills. She also looks at how to deve
Misheard lyrics: Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'
In this interactive series of four videos, Professor Andrew Nevins (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explains how almost every song lyric can be misunderstood. This video examines Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'. There are three examples following this video that you can click on:
Hall & Oates - 'Everytime You Go Away': http://youtu.be/abWW0BzCg10
'The Star-Spangled Banner': http://youtu.be/uNBKsLUo7_0
Intro video: http://youtu.be/dBnhkwRmYuQ
While slips of the tongue are well-known, slips of t
Osterley Park and House: The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857
The East India Company at Home, 1757--1857 is a three-year (2011--2014) research project based in the Department of History at University College London and funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The project examines the British country house in an imperial and global context.
27 July--3 November, 2013: The Trappings of Trade is a new display at Osterley exploring how the East India Company shaped Osterley and the country houses of Britain in the 18th century. Robert Adam may have remodelled the house
Can you guess who won a music competition? (psychology experiment)
You have three options on which to guess the winner of a classical music competition: audio only, silent video or video with sound. Can you guess who won a music competition based on short clips?
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Oldest Egyptian iron artefacts made from meteorites
Researchers have shown that ancient Egyptian iron beads held at the UCL Petrie Museum were hammered from pieces of meteorites, rather than iron ore. The objects, which trace their origins to outer space, also predate the emergence of iron smelting by two millennia.
21H.575J Women in South Asia from 1800 to Present (MIT)
This course is designed to introduce and help students understand the changes and continuities in the lives of women in South Asia from a historical perspective. Using gender as a lens of examining the past, we will examine how politics of race, class, caste and religion affected and continue to impact women in South Asian countries, primarily in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. We will reflect upon current debates within South Asian women's history in order to examine some of the issu
The EU is an economic, juridical and, to a certain extent, a political reality but a single European public space has not emerged yet.
The establishment of European citizenship could play a crucial part in fostering a common European public space.
European citizenship could encourage Europeans to play a more active role in EU affairs and participate in governance processes.
A Tribute to the Dream [Full]
A Tribute to the Dream," honored Dr. King's legacy and commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act through a series of visual narratives, musical performances, and candid discussions. The event was part of "50 Years Forward: The Journey Continues," Northeastern's yearlong commemoration of the people, events, and organizations dedicated to civil rights in America and around the world.
As you've just seen, ‘community’, an ever present word, evokes some contrasting meanings. It has been described as a ‘keyword’, that is, a word which has its own particular history but which also plays a significant role in putting across different meanings. Identifying a keyword is to go further than just giving a dictionary definition because:
Keywords have been more than ways of seeing: they have been influe
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