The Best Part of Everything: A Modern Family
A family’s evolution as the children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Weaved together by an assemblage of aesthetically and emotionally rich interviews, an extraordinary array of archival material and vérité footage, The Best Part of Everything explores an American family facing their hopes, dreams, ambitions, and regrets as the 20-something children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Jes Th
Gengo Spanish #12 - Do You Have Any Spanish Recommendations?
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Partha Mitra explains his mouse brain research
By: nsf Partha Mitra of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is currently focused on the Mouse Brain Architecture Project (MAP), which is aimed at creating 3-D maps of the mouse brain at various scales.
Beginner - Toothpick On your travels to the Middle East, or North Africa, you are bound to be treated to some Arab hospitality which generally involves some nice, tender, finger-licking meat! Having a toothpick is handy in those situations, so tune in and learn how to ask for one.
On your travels to the Middle East, or North Africa, you are bound to be treated to some Arab hospitality which generally involves some nice, tender, finger-licking meat! Having a toothpick is handy in those situations, so tune in and learn how to ask for one.
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What is a Recession?
This two-minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It is very fast-paced and may need to be replayed. Stresses the importance of the word fear and how it can result in negative influences on the economy. Several methods to end a recession are discussed and they need to be explained to most students.
Women of the Revolution
Could the war have been won without women? Author and Professor Holly Mayer thinks not. Learn more about the inner workings of the Continental Army.
Synthetic Research insinuates a relationship of a meticulous process of discovering truth contradicted against a fabricated, as in concocted, reality. It is important to recognize the logical aspect of synthetic when examining what synthetic research can provide for architectural discourse. Synthesis contrasts with analysis in that it?s primary methods involve recourse to experience; it is experience that is at the heart of synthetic research. The synthesis of theory, architectural constructi
Hubble Space Telescope, Chapter 9, Pt.2
These are a series of videos produced by the ESA for public distribution about the Hubble Space Telescope. This video is copyright-free material with some restrictions. This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (8:09)
Introducción a la Geografía del Turismo
La Introducción a la Geografía del Turismo es, como su nombre indica, una asignatura generalista que pretende aproximar al alumnado al medio geográfico como condicionante básico de la actividad turística y de ocio. Es el territorio y todos los complejos factores que lo integran quienes potencian o reducen las posibilidades o el desarrollo turístico en una sociedad concreta. En esta materia se analizan conceptos y fuentes para la comprensión y el análisis del turismo, se analizan las inte
Beginner - Taking a nap In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
United Way 2011 campaign
Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler and Porter Health System CEO Jonathan Nalli discuss the value of the United Way in the Porter County communities, and the importance of giving. More information at unitedwaypc.org.
Expand Your Horizons: Study Abroad Fair 2011
Michigan State University student Taylor Benson checked out the 2011 Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 28 at the Breslin Student Events Center and chatted with students about their MSU study abroad experiences and opportunities. With more than 270 study abroad programs in more than 60 countries on all continents, MSU is the leader in study abroad among public universities in the United States and is one of five public universities in the nation that rank in the top 10 for both study abroad and internat
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Franco's Terror in a European Context: the Volksgemeinschaft that got away [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Paul Preston, Dr Daniel Beer, Professor Helen Graham, Professor Dan Stone | A discussion of the atrocities against civilians in the Spanish Civil War, the political consequences in Spain today and the parallels with Nazi and Soviet experiences. Paul Preston is Director of the LSE’s Cañada Blanch Centre and author of numerous books on Spain of which the latest is The Spanish Holocaust. Daniel Beer is Senior Lecturer in Modern European History at Royal Holloway and the aut
Modeling Human Mobility
Researchers who wish to study mobility patterns might be reaching for your phone. Increasingly, cell phones are equipped with locational receivers (Global Positioning Systems or GPS) and their bread crumb trails are opening up entirely new ways to study and predict the dynamics of travel. “We are in the GPS revolution because
Act of Union Debate, House of Lords
A recreation (and reimagination) of the debates over the passing of the Irish Act of Union, 1799-1800. This is a 4:30 long video and may be difficult for students to follow unless they have good knowledge of what went on before hand.
Harvard's Birthday Cake
Harvard University is celebrating its 375th birthday this year, and we needed a REALLY big cake. Joanne Chang ('91), the owner of Flour Bakery, obliged.
Borrow a Bike at UMass Amherst!
Students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst can now borrow a bike, helmet and lock for free as part of the university's sustainability efforts. To pedal around campus or nearby byways, head to the Student Government Association office on the second floor of the Student Union Building to make your reservation.