This video is a recoreding of a speech by President Benjamin Harrison.
Phisick Medical Antiques
A carefully photographed collection of antique medical instruments forms the basis for this web site. The items are arranged into categories; Medicine, Surgery, Bleeding, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Apothecary, ENT, Dental, Quackery and Archive. They are mainly from the 19th Century. Notes on the use, manufacture and construction of the instruments make fascinating reading.
Enviro Spotter: An Interactive Game About Characteristics of Animals
In this interactive game, students identify homes of various animals and characteristics of different animals ( Ex. Ducks have webbed feet to help with swimming). ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Robert E. Lee
This video is about the Confederate general who leads his forces in the Civil War. Video shows why Lee was forced to take dramatic actions and how his decisions cost thousands of deaths and the surrender of the South. The video shows that despite his loses he is still held in high regard by some in the South.
"Terror in Mumbai: Reflections on the Aftermath" (video)
A panel discussion with Steven Wilkinson, Martha Nussbaum, Tarini Bedi, Robert Pape, and Manan Ahmed. On November 26, 2008, the world watched while terror attacks paralyzed Mumbai, India's financial capital and largest city. Mumbai bounced back, but the bold, new strategies of the attacks shifted the discourse of the global war on terror. The panelists discuss the consequences of terror in Mumbai for the region and the world. Introductory
Zeekrant 2012 : Info voor de kustbezoeker Deze jaarlijkse zomerkrant van het Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ) en de provincie West-Vlaanderen informeert de kusttoerist met hapklare weetjes over zeegebonden …
Deze jaarlijkse zomerkrant van het Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ) en de provincie West-Vlaanderen informeert de kusttoerist met hapklare weetjes over zeegebonden …
Art a GoGo Podcast #60 - Art News, Recommended Exhibits, and TV Series Work of Art: The Next Great A Art news, reviews, and commentary with those nasty side effects. Art a GoGo...it's "Art over easy!" Please visit our artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links to the topics we discuss during the podcast. You can reach us via email at artagogo (@) gmail.com.
Art news, reviews, and commentary with those nasty side effects. Art a GoGo...it's "Art over easy!"
Please visit our artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links to the topics we discuss during the podcast.
You can reach us via email at artagogo (@) gmail.com.
Billie Holiday singing "I wished on the moon"
I wished on the Moon --Billie Holiday 1935
20 year old Billie Holiday sings in a first session with the Teddy Wilson Orchestra on July 2 1935 in New York. Next to Teddy on piano the All Star Band consists of Benny Goodman clarinet, Roy Eldridge trumpet, Ben Webster tenor sax, John Truehart guitar, John Kirby bass and Cozy Cole drums. Jazz promotor John Hammond heard Billie for the first time in New York's Monette club in 1933 and wrote in Melody Maker: "Billie although only 18, she weigh
Billie Holiday singing "Don't Explain"
This version of the song is her singing live. At the beginning of the video you hear her introducing the song. Her nickname "Lady Day" is shown at the beginning of the video. Shows still images of Billie. (2:37)
The humorous and entertaining Bill Nye the Science Guy segment explains quicksand using a small toy doll. The segment is from the Wetlands episode. Run time 01:15
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
Physical Geography - Forces that Shape Our Earth
Explore the major landforms of our world with spectacular video footage. Look at the various forces that affect our physical environment including glaciers, volcanoes, gravity, rivers, lakes and oceans, movement in the earth, wind and temperature changes. This video is a superb introduction to the ways all these forces work together to shape our planet.
Learn Science - Human Body
This video is great for science classes. It explains how the blood flows throughout the body.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
UR Jazz Ensemble: Almost Like Being in Love
The University of Richmond Jazz Ensemble performs at its spring concert, featuring Hannah Jacobsen on "Almost Like Being in Love" by Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner.
Mexican company turns plastic waste into low-cost housing
Oct. 11 - A pioneering company in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is building houses made of recycled waste plastic collected by trucks on their weekly rounds. The company, called Kuadro Ecological Solutions, says it is making the most of waste that would otherwise end up in landfills, while providing inexpensive housing at the same time. Elly Park reports.
Best Amazing Experiment Ever-Liquid in Beaker Making Blob Form
Experiment by google science team in which a liquid is poured into a beaker. It overflows and makes a blob like form (Running Time 0:16).
Parties, Campaigns and Representation: The Political Impact of Blogs and Social Media
Are social media tools likely to prove effective in engaging any voters except those who are already interested in politics? Is their apparent 'democratisation' of traditional party structures to be believed? The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their constituents, whilst Face
Phishing Scams in Plain English
This is a short guide to recognizing and avoiding phishing scams. The video describes the most typical kinds of scams and how they work. There are suggestions to help you avoid scams. There is also reference to ways to report scams. (3:05)
Fred Donner: "Iraq Before Saddam Hussein"
A talk by Fred Donner, Oriental Institute and Near Eastern Languages and Civilization. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program