About 8,000 years ago, the relationship between cows and man began with the revolutionary advent of domestication in Mesopotamia, the Indus River Valley, and Africa. Discover how cows have altered human life, human biology, and the geography of the world. (51:47)
Under Antarctic Ice
Antarctica. On the surface, it's the bleakest of lands, with ferocious winds, flightless birds, and enough ice to flood half the planet's population if it were to melt. But below that frozen mass, a fantastic environment of indescribable beauty teems with life. NATURE takes viewers into the world that is Under Antarctic Ice. (51:32)
The Joy of Pigs
There are little pink pigs, ferocious hairy tuskers, and all manner of pigs in-between. There are pigs in steamy rainforests, dry savannas, and snowy woodlands. From humble beginnings in the jungles of Asia, pigs have become one of the most successful mammals on earth. This film from PBS travels the globe to celebrate their fascinating lives. (50:50)
Echos from the Ice
The two-hundred-foot walls of ice in Glacier Bay overwhelm the senses, but they also surround the most beautiful sights Alaska has to offer -- the Northern Lights, roaming grizzly bears, and humpback whales. The glacier itself is also creating new life -- it has retreated some 70 miles up the bay, wiping the ecological slate clean, allowing new plants and animals to start again from scratch. (52:22)
The week ahead: February 10th 2011
Protests are expected in Iran, Algeria and Italy, Barack Obama presents his budget to Congress and North Korea throws a birthday party
The "internet kill switch" debate
Knocking over entire web systems
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 26–अ
This is a continuation of the series covering the very basics of Hindi. At the bottom of this lesson are links to the previous lessons. If you are already studying [...]
Week #004 Review, Thursday 20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.) 30 = trenta 40 = quaranta 50 = cinquanta 60 = sessanta 70 = settanta 80 = ottanta 90 = novanta 100 = cento 21 = ventuno (drop the vowel before the uno) 22 = ventidue 23 = ventitre' 24 = ventiquattro 25 = venticinque 26 = ventisei 27 = ventisette 28 = ventotto (drop the vowel before the otto) 29
20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.)
30 = trenta
40 = quaranta
50 = cinquanta
60 = sessanta
70 = settanta
80 = ottanta
90 = novanta
100 = cento
21 = ventuno (drop the vowel before the uno)
22 = ventidue
23 = ventitre'
24 = ventiquattro
25 = venticinque
26 = ventisei
27 = ventisette
28 = ventotto (drop the vowel before the otto)
Kantan Kana #14: Katakana ア, イ, ウ, エ, オ
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to JapanesePod101.com’s Kantan Kana. Japanese has three writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. In this series of twenty-five lessons, you will learn both Hiragana and Katakana, collectively known as Kana. Over twenty-five lessons, we will teach you Japanese [...]
Tourism Series, Lesson 6: Shopping
In this lesson you will learn important vocabulary and phrases so you have a good time shopping in Brazil.
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Klartext idag handlar om att en speciell grupp har kommit fram till att barn som har blivit illa behandlade i barn-hem eller foster-hem ska få skadestånd och en ursäkt från regeringen. Och så berättar vi att det kan bli oväder i östra delen av Sverige ikväll och i natt.
The History of Cats
This professionally-made video features a narrator outlining the history of cats beginning with cats regarded as gods in ancient Egypt, cats regarded as demons in the Middle Ages, and concluding with the arrival of cats in North America in the 1600s. The narration is supplemented with many photos and video segments. ( 6:40)
Tribute in Pictures-Vincent van Gogh
This is an excellent teaching resource for middle/high school students to introduce the life and works of Vincent Willem van Gogh.He was born March 30, 1853 and died July 29, 1890). Van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist artist. His paintings and drawings include some of the world's best known and most expensive. Various paintings and works are shown in slideshow format while music is played. This video will certainly help to build background knowledge of this famous artist and his variou
Fellowship of the Whales
Follow a baby humpback whale as she travels from her birthplace in Hawaii, to feeding grounds off Alaska's coast. Escorted by her mother, this newborn will learn many things along the way. And when the pair returns to Hawaii, this yearling will be ready to take her place in her own community of whales. This is a professionaly made video by PBS. (52:53)
Libya: Past, Present, And Future.
Saif al-Islam Alqadhafi is currently Chairman of the Gaddafi International Foundation for Charity and Development based in Tripoli, Libya. He received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics in 2009. The topic of his thesis was The Role of Civil Society in the Democratization of Global Governance Institutions: From ‘Soft Power’ to Collective Decision-Making? He received a Masters Degree in Business from Vienna’s IMADEC University in 2000. He graduated with BSc in Engineering from T
2000 George W. Bush Commercial
Bush’s commercials were filled with facts and figures onscreen, using statistics, graphs, and charts to demonstrate fiscal responsibility. (0:30)
My Symposia Interview: Drugs and Devices - Novel Targets in Hypertension
Luis Ruilope Michael Böhm in conversation with Frank Ruschitzka Drugs and Devices - Novel Targets in Hypertension
Workshop 1 - Mathematical Analysis
This is the first part of the first class from Dr Feinstein's module G12MAN, Mathematical Analysis. This initial workshop is a discussion of the nature of the module, including some examples showing why we sometimes need to be careful. Additional materials for this module are available at: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=c6c045f6-286d-6b9f-b96c-36a998632fc3# and http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/71.rss Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics
Town Hall - Response to question - 2.10.11
A clip from the Town Hall Meeting held by UT President Lloyd Jacobs on February 10, 2011
The Making of "Country Crush"
Country Crush, a documentary by Kent State University Assistant Professor of Sociology Molly Merryman, tells the story of the rural sport of combine demolition derbies. It is currently airing on Western Reserve PBS.