The Honey Badger-Perhaps The Most Fearless Animal on Earth
The Guinness Book of World Records have named this species the most fearless animal on earth. Watch this video to see why. Is there anything that this animal does not eat? (03:20) Some scenes may be disturbing for younger viewers.
"Her Dilemma" by Thomas Hardy (poetry reading)
Hardy did put his heroines in difficult situations and inflict cruel and unusual punishments on them. Fundamentalists have to face the moral dilemma of whether lying is ever justified. This wouldn't be a controversial topic now but it was in Hardy's day. His novel Jude the Obscure met such public outrage that he never wrote another book. After that he put his creative energy into poetry instead. Recently I saw a question put to those who say that lying is fundamentally wrong and never just
How to Kill a Planet: explosions!
I was interviewed for a documentary for National Geographic called "How to Kill a Planet" (it was part of the series Naked Science). We went to Phoenix to blow up explosives to simulate antimatter. This "behind the scenes" footage was filmed by me. We also went to the gun range to make an antimatter analogy, and I shot a nice little MP-5 gun... and I did pretty well with it, especially toward the end.
Obama signals tax stance
U.S. President Obama reasserted that Bush-era tax cuts should be made permanent for the middle class. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Gary Paulsen Lecture - Part 2 of 3 Author's presentation at stage lecturn in front of audience on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his first experience with a dog team. He talks how he learned the proper language to use with the dogs, how his early dog team behaved, and how he got his dog, Cookie. He then goes into how he quit trapping and started to run dogs and the Iditarod. Good motivational talk on fulf
Author's presentation at stage lecturn in front of audience on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his first experience with a dog team. He talks how he learned the proper language to use with the dogs, how his early dog team behaved, and how he got his dog, Cookie. He then goes into how he quit trapping and started to run dogs and the Iditarod. Good motivational talk on fulf
Beethoven (Part 1 of 18)
"The events in this movie are based on Beethoven's writings. Beethoven was a German Composer and pianist. His music fell in a transitional period between Classical and Romantic music. Beethven studies with Haydn. Even after his hearing began to deteriorate he still composed, conducted and even performed his music. (9:55)
Creating Buttons in Flash
The Flash Button Tutorial shows you how to make a Macromedia Flash Button in the Macromedia Flash program. You need to create a new scene to be able to do it. Learn how to create and animate objects using the Macromedia Flash software tool. This tutorial explains and illustrates how to use the Flash work area and Flash tool palette to animate objects. You'll learn how to create, color, and animate various actions of a ball (bouncing, "squishing" on impact, etc.) In doing this, you'll le
Adobe Premiere tutorial - how to use Adobe Premiere CS3
Watch Adobe Premiere tutorial - how to use Adobe Premiere CS3. Learn how to use up to 4 cameras on a shoot and easily edit the cuts between scenes using Adobe Premiere CS3's Multi-Camera Editing feature in this video.
Coming of age
Until recently, it was not ‘natural’ to be a high-growth entrepreneur in Portugal.
Morrill G. Boynton at desk
Morrill Graves Boynton sits at a desk with a small paper cutter. A number of photographs are mounted on the wall behind him.
Important Math Study Tips
Answering math questions quickly is about practice. Remembering the order of operations is a great place to start. Practice multiplication tables. Practice and review math concepts in the text daily. (2:11)
MAS.531 Computational Camera and Photography (MIT)
A computational camera attempts to digitally capture the essence of visual information by exploiting the synergistic combination of task-specific optics, illumination, sensors and processing. In this course we will study this emerging multi-disciplinary field at the intersection of signal processing, applied optics, computer graphics and vision, electronics, art, and online sharing through social networks. If novel cameras can be designed to sample light in radically new ways, then rich and usef
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Bullfrogs Eat Everything!
A bullfrog will go after anything it can fit in its mouth! They'll eat spiders, rodents, snakes, fish, birds, or anything else that passes in front of them. They'll even eat eachother! This is a great informational movie discussing the bullfrog and its diet. It shows amazing footage of a bullfrog up close and in action. Run time 02:16.
Leaf Cutter Ants
Lumberjacks should be envious! With jaws vibrating a thousand times per second these ants cut leaves fast! Watch this movie to see these ants in action. Professional, close-up footage and narration from National Geographic. The video could be a cute introduction to a lesson about the herbivore. Run time 02:05.
Entrepreneur Elon Musk: Why It's Important to Pinch Pennies on the Road to Riches
Superpreneur seems like a better label for Elon Musk. At 38, he has already been a co-founder of PayPal, which sold for $1.5 billion, and SpaceX, which aims to commercialize the launching of payloads into orbit. He is also an initial investor in electric-car pioneer Tesla Motors and solar energy company SolarCity, which sells and services solar energy equipment. In the second half of a two-part interview, arranged by Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs, he tells Knowledge@Wharton the story of his e
'Visual Directions' is a website designed to assist students in producing sketchbooks and engage in reflective writing
Cold War: Mutual Assured Destruction - part 3/5
1960 - 1972 Throughout the 60s, the U.S. and the Soviet Union are locked in a nuclear stand-off; each realizes that bombing the enemy could provoke retaliation and self-destruction. Nuclear strategy evolves into Mutual Assured Destruction, or MAD, in which both sides are guaranteed certain annihilation in the event of nuclear war.
Probability -Flipping a Coin (Part 2) President William McKinley
A four minute summary of William McKinley's accomplishments and life history. A very good video to show human side of a president.
President William McKinley