Civil Rights History Project: Gloria Hayes Richardson
Gloria Hayes Richardson oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by Joseph Mosnier in New York, New York, 2011-07-19.
Public Bailout of Banks Recklessness
In response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap banks seriously damaged mortgage-backed securities for pristine government bonds. Matthew Watson from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University talks about these recommendations, and how the global credit crunch is affecting Labours popularity with the electorate.
Clemson hosts 2014 international conference on play
CLEMSON — The US Play Coalition's 2014 Conference on the Value of Play will begin Sunday, Feb. 16, at Clemson University's Madren Conference Center. More than 200 play researchers and advocates from across the nation and world will gather through Wednesday for lectures and panel discussions about the benefits of play, according to Carly Summers, executive director of the US Play Coalition. In conjunction with the conference, Clemson President James P. Clements proclaimed Tuesday, Feb. 18, as
2008.08.13 - Graduate Student Introduction
Juli welcomed the International Teaching Assistants (ITA) and gave them a virtual tour of the Marriott Library.
Time Differences, Part 1 (Elapsed Time)
The instructor uses computer software to demonstrate how to determine elapsed times. The sreen is dark; the viewer may wish to open the screen to ful screen to see clearly. (09:57)
Hermann Anton Haus Lecture Series 2014: Prof. David A. B. Miller
Professor David A. B. Miller, the W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, delivers the 2014 Hermann Anton Haus Lecture. The Hermann Anton Haus Lecture is RLE’s visiting lecturer program designed to bring the leading world researchers in fields congruent with RLE interests to RLE to share their thoughts and perspectives with the MIT community. The lecture honors the memory of Professor Haus, and continues the process of collaborative dialogue that h
Abolishing all Nuclear Weapons
Mr Fraser addressed the current state of nuclear weapons acquisition and distribution and the present danger and opportunities facing the world. He covered the failures in disarmament and non-proliferation and the implications and security challenges nuclear weapons have for Australian Defence policy. Mr Fraser will also discuss the current Rudd Government's initiative of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferations and Disarmament, and what Australia can do to help abolish nuclear
3.2 Using mental images
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
Travel the Panama Canal
This three minute video shows a boat going through the Panama canal using time-lapse photography of the locks in action.
There is a lot packed into this short (01:19) video about the moon and its effect on the Earth's tides.
T.S. Eliot - The Hollow Men
A dramatic reading of "The Hollow Men" set to live video from Vietnam during the war, interspersed with an actor rubbing his head as though writing the poem. Volume is low. (5:27)
14.74 Foundations of Development Policy (MIT)
This course explores the foundations of policy making in developing countries. The goal is to spell out various policy options and to quantify the trade-offs between them. We will study the different facets of human development: education, health, gender, the family, land relations, risk, informal and formal norms and institutions. This is an empirical class. For each topic, we will study several concrete examples chosen from around the world. While studying each of these topics, we will ask: Wh
How Did You Survive That
Changing climate, land use and fire in Amazonia under high warming scenarios
Second presentation from the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem services) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
The Numeral Two
Excellent video for young learners about numeral 2 and how many objects it represents. The video features words and images of 2 objects. The words are big enough to be seen in a pre-school classroom. Some of the vocabulary and imagines are very advanced. There is no sound--just text and images. (5:15)
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
Graphical Addition of Multiples of Parallel Vectors: Example 1
Illustrates the graphical addition of multiples of two parallel vectors. The requirements on location and units are discussed.
Two car bombs hit Syrian market in Douma
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The chaotic scene just moments after two car bombs went off in a popular Douma market injuring dozens. Deborah Gembara repots. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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 n
Two car bombs hit Syrian market in Douma
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The chaotic scene just moments after two car bombs went off in a popular Douma market injuring dozens. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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