Speaking Truth to Monetary Power
Until Ron Paul raised the issue at the national level in 2007, the Federal Reserve System had been treated with the kind of lazy indifference or
acquiescence with which the public gradually comes to accept any institution of long standing. To be sure, most of the public still treats it that way.
They have not lost sufficient confidence in the so-called experts, despite the debacle o
Until Ron Paul raised the issue at the national level in 2007, the Federal Reserve System had been treated with the kind of lazy indifference or acquiescence with which the public gradually comes to accept any institution of long standing. To be sure, most of the public still treats it that way. They have not lost sufficient confidence in the so-called experts, despite the debacle o
Duke Medicine Profiles: Betty C. Tong, MD, MHS, MS
Get to know Duke's cancer doctors.
A 21st Century BBC [Audio]
Speaker(s): Diane Coyle | Acting BBC Trust Chair Diane Coyle considers how the BBC can meet the challenge of providing a universal service while media channels proliferate and its audience becomes more and more diverse. She will also examine the BBC's relationship with the state and ask how its independence is best protected. Born and raised in the North West, Diane was educated at Oxford and Harvard, where she did a PhD in economics. She has worked as an economist and journalist. Economics edit
Duke Medicine Profiles: Jay A. Baker, MD
Get to know Duke's cancer doctors.
Walt Wilczynski discusses research on the responses by non-mammals to signals during mating competit
By: nsf Walter Wilczynski of Georgia State University is researching how non-mammals signal one another in mating competitions, and how these signals influence the behavior of individual males and females. According to Wilczynski's research, an individual's behavioral responses to such signals and whether it loses or wins a mating competition may modify its brain in ways that may influence its future behavior.
Panel: How to Change the Tide for TB/HIV-Moderators: Jerry Ellner, Sarah Fortune
Day 2, Part 6: HU CFAR Annual Symposium The HU CFAR Annual Symposium was held at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and featured international and local experts in the field of HIV/TB research.
Ancient Civilizations of the Americas by Anna Guengerich 1.22.2015
Watch video of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute winter term on January 22nd, “Ancient Civilizations of the Americas”, Anna Guengerich, Ph.D., Anthropology
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Duke University Commencement 2014 Timelapse
A timelapse of Wallace Wade Stadium from the Duke University Commencement ceremony, May 11, 2014. Time-lapse photography: Duke Photography http://www.dukephoto.duke.edu/ Alma Mater performed by: Colin Thomas Beazley, Samantha A. Giugliano, Brandon Abraham Levy, Shikha Nayar, Elizabeth Ann Wiley Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Science Kyle Patricia Karnuta, Andrew Thomas Klingner, Ariel Daphne Shpigel, Jacob Willis Tobia Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts Christopher Will
Millis lecture 4 part A
By: icamvideo boulder summer school 2014 videos
Using Google News Timeline for Genealogy & Family History
This podcast shows how to use Google News Time line as a way to enhance family history research. It is an ideal tool for people who want to further their genealogy research. Lisa Louise Cooke, host of
the popular Genealogy Gems and Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcasts at http://www.genealogygems.tv shows you how to use the Google News Timeline step by step to learn more about your family tree. (9:05)
Back to school in Crimea
Russia further tightens its grip on Crimea, introducing schoolchildren to their "new motherland". Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 has maintain
Space Station Live: Astronaut Twins Unique Opportunity for Research
Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean talks with Dr. Craig Kundrot, deputy chief scientist for NASA's Human Research Program, about the scientific studies that were made possible by NASA's decision to fly veteran astronaut Scott Kelly aboard the International Space Station for one year, beginning March 2015, while his identical twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, remains on Earth. NASA's Human Research Program will fund 10 short-term, first-of-its-kind investigations into the molecular, ph
How Apple are hoping to rejuvenate the iPad's place in education in 2015. Once upon a time the iPad changed the way in which we used tech
Once upon a time the iPad changed the way in which we used tech
Parent-Teacher Conference Satire
This is a satire about a parent-teaching meeting. There are several comments here that might be interesting for teachers with a sense of humor. (04:44)
Americas: Mayan, Aztec, Inca
This is a 40 minute lecture with pop-up ads. It covers the Mayan, Aztec, and Incas in good detail with photos. A great overview for students, but it does move rapidly despite the lenght of the video. Lots of interesting facts that could result in interesting projects and debates.
Ancient Pyramid Tomb Discovered in Mexico
A 1:40 video that explains what was in this tomb, but also helps students understand the importance of studying artifacts to provide insights about the history of ancient people.
Exchanges in the New World
Columbus’s famed voyage in 1492 joined two very different worlds. For thousands of years, Europeans and Native Americans lived completely separate lives, unaware of the others’ existence. When Columbus stepped onto the rocky soil of San Salvador, he started a historic chain of events that affected the lives of millions of people on both sides of the Atlantic.
Columbus and later explorers discovered a land unlike anything they had experienced. They encountered neatly patterned park-like
Spanish Mission System
As the Spanish empire spread over the southern portion of the present-day United States, the mission system was developed to facilitate colonial expansion and to pacify the Indians. Catholic priests and friars ventured into remote areas to build missions where they worked side-by-side with the Indians planting crops, hunting game, and preaching Christianity. The missionaries also taught the Indians about Spanish culture, including language, arts and crafts, and politics.
Each mission typi
Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674725164 Frequent reports of honor killings, disfigurement, and sensational abuse have given rise to a consensus in the West, a message propagated by human rights groups and the media: Muslim women need to be rescued. Lila Abu-Lughod, who has been writing about Arab women for thirty years, challenges this conclusion in DO MUSLIM WOMEN NEED SAVING? The book is an indictment of a mindset that has justified all manner of foreign interference, includi