China cashes in on UK royal wedding
Chinese factories increase their output of replicas of the Windsor royal engagment ring as world-wide demand for the sparkle remains high.
4.302 BSAD Foundations in the Visual Arts (MIT)
This class offers a foundation in the visual art practice and its critical analysis for beginning architecture students. Emphasis is on long-range artistic development and its analogies to architectural thinking and practice. Students will learn to communicate ideas and experiences through various two-dimensional, and three-dimensional, and time-based media, including installations, performance and video. Lectures, visiting artist presentations, field trips, and readings supplement studio practi
New version of Kidpix hits the Mac App Store - Kidpix in 3D Earlier this week Apple opened it's Mac Apps Store which is essentially the same as their iPhone and iPad app store for Macbooks and iMacs. This seems to be the method
Earlier this week Apple opened it's Mac Apps Store which is essentially the same as their iPhone and iPad app store for Macbooks and iMacs. This seems to be the method
Baseball: 45 Seconds with Chris Olean | University of St. Thomas
After serving the 2010 season as the St. Thomas baseball team's interim coach, Chris Olean '99 took the reigns full time starting with the 2011 season. The footage in this video was taken during Olean's inaugural trip to Florida with the team in 2010.
Research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use doughnut shaped by-products of quantum dots to slow and even freeze light, opening up a wide range of possibilities from reliable and effective light based computing to the possibility of "slow glass".
Besonderheiten des italienischen Humanismus; Renaissance und Humanismus in Frankreich
(2. Vorlesung vom 22.04.1996)
Pierre Corneille, "Horace"; Vergleich "Le Cid" - "Horace"
(3. Vorlesung vom 28.04.1997)
Barockliteratur III: Honoré d'Urfé: "Astrée" II, Tristan l'Ermite: "La mer", le libertinage érud
(11. Vorlesung vom 20.01.1997)
Politische Geschichte Frankreichs vom Tod Heinrichs IV. bis zur Selbstherrschaft Ludwigs XIV. III: R
(6. Vorlesung vom 18.11.1996)
Introducción a los Sistemas de Comunicaciones Digitales
Módulo teórico que explica el funcionamiento general de un Sistema de Comunicación Digital. Representación con diagrama de bloques y apertura a nuevos módulos que desarrollen cada bloque a través […]
What Is the Distance From Venus to the Sun?
What Is the Distance From Venus to the Sun? The distance from Venus to the sun is 108.2 million kilometers, but it can vary to about 107.5 million kilometers at times. Discover why Venus is much warmer than many people would think it is. This video is in lecture format. (01:39)
Construct shapes using triangulation
Triangulation is a geometric development process used to create patterns of conical and transition shapes. Triangulation allows the true length of a line or surface to be determined on a drawing. Triangulation is used on any conical shape where the apex point is too far away to use radial line development, for example, a large water main changing from one diameter to a slightly smaller diameter (called a reducer).
Thirteen Colonies - Cartoon Overview
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to give a brief explaination of the thirteen colonies. Key terms and names include: Jamestown, Pilgrims, Plymouth, French and Indian War, New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies, plantations, and Revolutionary War. Run time 05:00.
Babbage: January 19th, 2011
The Tevatron shuts down, Europe's satellite-navigation network is marred by scandal and a new study looks at sex before marriage
Cambridge and First Time Volunteering
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The MSc programme in Microelectronics is supported by the Department of Microelectronics and Computer Engineering. It takes 24 months and is fully conducted in English. The programme offers challenging high-level education and research to talented students holding a BSc degree in technology or science. The first year comprises theoretical study, assignments and laboratory work. The second year is largely devoted to the graduation project, which involves participating in one of the university's a
Religious Freedom and National Security Policy: Keynote Address
Through the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs held a symposium on October 28, 2010 on religious freedom and US national security policy. Questions addressed include: Why should national security specialists be concerned about religious freedom? Under what conditions might greater US support for religious liberty abroad help to reduce political instability, religious radicalism and terrorist violence?
The Study of Anthropology
This video presents a broad view of the field of anthropology, looking at common ways of survival and the adaptations cultures must often make to survive. The video quality is a bit blurry. (6:48)
Nick Jr.'s Face Plays an Animal Sound Game
The "Face" from Nick Jr. plays a game where children make farm animal sounds. When you see a pig, rooster, cow, or sheep make that sound. Cute way to introduce farm animals to young learners (1:01).