Kevin Winters speaks about the Peninsula Paddle and how the event generates interest for the preservatio
Indigenous Australians & Mining: Developing a Sustainable Future?
Indigenous Australians residing in communities in regional and remote Australia are among Australia's most disadvantaged partly because of limited formal economic opportunity. In these areas mining may be the major - and sometimes only - contributor to mainstream economic development. However Indigenous communities have gained only limited long-term economic benefits from mining activity on land that they own. Furthermore, while many Indigenous people place high value on realising non-economic b
Martin Oldfield on Tidal Turbines
Short audio podcast on the Oxford Tidal Turbine, an innovative renewable energy generator that uses the sea's tides to generate power and has gone on to produce unprecedented levels of power, making it a fantastic commercial opportunity for investors.
Peru Part 5: Causa, An Exercise in Creativity
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At Huaca Pucllana restaurant, Chef Marilú Madueño reinterprets traditional Peruvian dishes with haute cuisine style. Chef Madueño prepares causa, a signature Peruvian potato dish that invites a chef's creativity. Legend has it that causa originated during Peru's battle for independence from Spain, when the wives of Peru's soldiers would make and sell the dish to earn money for the cause. Think of it as an elaborate layered potato salad, made with f
He's played heroes, villains, saints, sinners, a ballet-dancing elephant, and a space alien, now actor and children's author John lithgow - best known as Dick Solomon from NBC's hit show 3rd Rock from the Sun - reveals a new side of himself... poetry lover. The award-winning stage and screen star lithgow shares his favorite poems, insights into acting, and thoughts on the enduring power of art. lithgow currently stars in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. He has penned severa
Authors@Google: Ross Perlin
Ross Perlin spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 11, 2011 about his book Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy.
About the book:
"How many interns does it take to screw in a light bulb? Who cares, it's free. If that joke triggers cringe-inducing memories of schlepping coffee, Perlin, an intern turned intern activist, is your man.
His exposé on the internship model initiates a critical conversation on internships—when are they exploitative and whe
Double "o" "oo" Song
The catchy song on this video from the PBSKids series, "Between the Lions" emphasizes the sound the digraph "oo" makes. Three singers (from the group "Fonix"), sing about all of the words that exist because of the sound "oo" makes. Words such as "yahoo", "hoot", "loot", and more are shown on the screen as they are mentioned in the song. (1:14)
Building the Great Pyramid - Part 4 of 6
This is part 4 of a reconstructed life story of Nacht, one of workers who was part of building king Kufu's great pyramid. It shows some reconstructions of scenes of the time and some rituals.
The Nottingham Life Cycle 2 - Day 2
Highlights from day 2 of the Nottingham Life Cycle 2. The team cycled 50 miles from Inchnadamph to Inchbae and received some expert advice on constructing the perfect jam and cream scone.
To find out more and sponsor a rider visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/lifecycle
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Follow the ride on Twitter @uonLifeCycle
SpaceX rocket blasts off with commercial satellite on board
After a short delay, SpaceX launches a rocket carrying a commercial satellite into orbit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews
Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters h
French and Indian War part 1
This is a video pod cast about the French and Indian War. It offers a reason for the war beginning, how the war began, key characters like the Iroquois, French and British colonists, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The video is not complete without watching part 2.(6:16)
Building the Great Pyramid - Part 1 of 6
This video is the first part of a reconstructed life story of Nacht, one of workers who was part of building king Kufu's great pyramid. The introduction shows the setting in place and time 2480BC in the Sahara desert. There are recontructed images and explanations of the way in which the pyramids were built.
Powering the Planet: The Challenge for Science in the 21st Century
The supply of secure, clean, sustainable energy is arguably the most important scientific and technical challenge facing humanity in the 21st century. Rising living standards of a growing world population will cause global energy consumption to increase dramatically over the next half century. Within our lifetimes, energy consumption will increase at least two-fold. This additional energy needed is not attainable from long discussed sources, the global appetite for energy is simply too much. Pet
Promises & challenges in developing new vaccines, with a focus on diseases of the developing world
Learning how to harness the power of the immune system to combat infectious killers has been one of the most dramatic developments in the history of medicine. Eradication of smallpox and the near elimination of polio serve to remind us that the destiny of disease can be written by human ingenuity. These and other great feats continue to inspire us all as we strive to combat major infectious killers of the 21st Century. Success rarely comes easily and we are enormously challenge
It's time for Texas A&M to change the game. Time to share our Aggie spirit with our new family, as we grow together. It's time for Texas A&M. This television spot will air in selected Southeastern Conference markets starting in October.
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