Economic Update on WBAI Nov 5
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Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Tightrope walkers find balance
Nov. 7 - Tightrope walkers and jugglers from around the world gather for an international convention in Brussels, while attempting a record for the most tightrope walkers on one rope. Tara Cleary reports.
Sean Faircloth, Naked Ladies and Mormons
Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy and Policy for the U.S. branch of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, and author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do About It, which examines the crumbling of the United States' most cherished founding principle—the wall of separation between church and state—and offers a specific and sensible plan for rebuilding the church-state wall.
Authors@Google: Matt Long
Authors@Google welcomes New York City Firefighter Matt Long. In a chat with Michael Anderson, Matt discusses his book, The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete. The book tells the story of Matt's emotional and inspiring memoir of learning to run again after a debilitating accident, based on the wildly popular March 2009 piece in Runner's World. On the morning of December 22, 2005, Matt Long was cycling to work in the early morning when
Julie's Journey: How the Internet Almost Cost a Girl Her Life
Julie talks about when she left home for three weeks with a convicted murderer she had developed a relationship with online in this three minute video. A must watch for all students.
NYIT de Seversky Mansion - Stuffed Boston Lettuce
Stuffed Boston Lettuce with Frisee, Baby Arugula, Roasted Mushrooms, Goat Cheese Medallions and Aged Balsamic - demonstrated by Robert Neumann nyit.edu/deSeversky
NYIT de Seversky Mansion - Hot Antipasto Station
A Wide Assortment of Hot Italian Classic Dishes and Flavors Freshly Prepared with the Finest Quality using Seasonal Herbs and Spices, Oiled Focaccia Bread, Warm Pita Flat Breads, Bread Sticks, Garlic Knots, and Fresh Baked Breads to Accompany an Assortment of Herb Oils - Demonstrated by Robert Neumann and Renee Griffiths nyit.edu/deSeversky
IDS350 Session 9 Fall 2011
IDS350 Gardens of California 11/06/11 Jerry Turney
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of November 6, 2011
This week in Duke on Demand ... students from Duke's Nursing School pick up their guitars and sing the praises of a healthy diet. Duke Theater Department faculty and students put on playwright Henrik Ibsen's domestic drama "A Doll's House." And, the GoDuke Weekly webcast show features brothers Mason and Miles Plumlee with tips on the art of dunking.
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2011 Pirate Soccer and Volleyball teams PBC Champs
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Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Our Climate Challenge Forum
Experts from Texas Tech University discuss solutions for a changing climate at this forum held November 3, 2011. Ron Roberts, Chief meterologist at KAMC served as moderator. Speakers were Katharine Hayhoe, Ken Rainwater and Patricia Westbrook from Texas Tech University.
Who's Afraid of the Human Genome
Jeffrey Kahn of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics gives a preview of his discussion planned for December, 1, 2011 in Nashville -- alluding to the power and some potential pitfalls to avoid with personalized medicine.
Roller Coasters and Their Design
The laws of the physics and a great deal of math are what it takes to design a roller coaster. This video explains how these subjects are needed to make a safe and exciting ride.
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Art Videos for Kids: Getting to Know Degas (Video Clip)
When is an Impressionist not an Impressionist? When he's Edgar Degas! Get to know the strong-willed banker's son who showed his work with Cassatt, Monet, and Renoir, but never considered his ballerinas, racetrack jockeys, and cabaret singers to be "Impressionist" art. Why not? This brief video clip will give students a glimpse into the life of this famous artist. (1:46)
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "H h”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
Stealth music festival to rock Kabul
Sept. 30 - Music replaces gunfire on the streets of Kabul as the city prepares for a one-day music festival - the first of its kind for decades in Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).