This video clip from "Where Did It Come From?" explores the origins of the Temple of Chichen Itza, a Mayan pyramid in modern-day Mexico that features several unique features, including an echo designed to sound like a bird call. (4:35)
Basic Dribbling Skills and Games
A short video that shows how to dribble a basketball and some basic drills. Rules and ideas for a game that they call Rug Rats are given. Good for beginners as well as regular gym classes. (02:09)
12.090 The Environment of the Earth's Surface (MIT)
A great variety of processes affect the surface of the Earth. Topics to be covered are production and movement of surficial materials; soils and soil erosion; precipitation; streams and lakes; groundwater flow; glaciers and their deposits. The course combines aspects of geology, climatology, hydrology, and soil science to present a coherent introduction to the surface of the Earth, with emphasis on both fundamental concepts and practical applications, as a basis for understanding and intelligent
Congressman John Lewis Gives Law Commencement Address
Video by Mary Stanton Knight
R&D | Maria Popova | Salon 1 (4 of 6)
Maria Popova, Founder and Editor of Brain Pickings, explains the curator's role in connecting past and present and physical and digital. MoMA R&D Salon 1: A Curator's Tale http://momarnd.moma.org/ October 15, 2012 All videos © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Giving in the Digital World
For charitable organizations and initiatives, the Internet provides the opportunity to reach more people in more direct and personal ways. Are they grasping this opportunity? Following on the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, generous individuals around the world used their mobile phones to make more than $40 million in gifts to aid organisations. More than $1 billion in gifts came in the next four weeks, a large percentage of which was donated online. But the real stories of how digital tec
"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making" (video)
"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
17.436 Territorial Conflict (MIT)
This graduate seminar introduces an emerging research program within International Relations on territorial conflict. While scholars have recognized that territory has been one of the most frequent issues over which states go to war, territorial conflicts have only recently become the subject of systematic study. This course will examine why territorial conflicts arise in the first place, why some of these conflicts escalate to high levels of violence and why other territorial disputes reach set
Contratación y Medios de las Administraciones Públicas
La asignatura Contratación y Medios de las Administraciones Públicas pretende mostrar, por una parte, cómo satisfacen las Administraciones Públicas sus necesidades recurriendo a terceros con los que contrata, y, por otra, como asume y gestiona los medios personales (empleados públicos) y materiales (bienes públicos) necesarios para su funcionamiento.
Use Smart Fix, Smart Trim, and Smart Mix
See how to use Smart Fix in Adobe Premiere Elements to automatically identify and fix problems with your clips. Learn about Smart Trim, which finds and trims problem clip, and Smart Mix, which automatically adjusts volume to match your clips.
Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: What International Human Rights Law Says [Audio]
Speaker(s): Navi Pillay | In recent years, the world has witnessed a number of incidents involving hate speech at times with wide-ranging and global repercussions. Many governments have put in place measures which not always are in consonance with international human rights law. This lecture recalls the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and showcases the jurisprudence of the
Body Tracking with the Kinect for Windows v2 It's Kinect for Windows v2 Thursday, with another great piece of work from Vangos Pterneas. Today he continues to show us the Body Tracking features and capabilities found in the Kinect for Windows v2 device. Some of the other times we've highlighted Vangos Pterneas's work;
It's Kinect for Windows v2 Thursday, with another great piece of work from Vangos Pterneas. Today he continues to show us the Body Tracking features and capabilities found in the Kinect for Windows v2 device.
Some of the other times we've highlighted Vangos Pterneas's work;
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
Highlights -- 2012 College of Charleston Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Highlights
See the FULL Morning and Afternoon Ceremonies: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB60369F1D671D473&feature=plcp Find out more about the class of 2012: http://cofc.edu/about/graduation-class-profiles/index.php The College of Charleston undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in the historic Cistern Yard. An additional record breaking 160 students graduated from The Graduate School of the College of Charleston on May 11, 2012 in the TD Arena. The commenceme
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
Vittorio Colao GLS 2010 interview
Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive, Vodafone, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Girl escapes suicide vest in Pakistan
June 20 - Pakistani police produce an eight-year-old girl, who says she escaped from Islamist militants who tried to force her to become suicide bomber. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
An Inside Look at a Mellon Project Event
Hosted by Dickinson and the Army War College, students from liberal arts colleges and military academies worked together on an interagency crisis simulation. Eighteen undergraduates participated along with roughly 10 faculty and graduate students. This event is a part of the Mellon project on Civil-Military Higher Education Cooperation.
Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists agree to ceasefire
Ukrainian officials say Kiev has agreed to a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists on a day that saw Ukrainian forces battling on two different fronts. Deborah Gembara 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 internat