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.
The Last Aztec 10/10
Booker Prize winner DBC Pierre returns to the Mexico of his youth to explore the downfall of one of the world's greatest civilisations -- the Aztecs ruled by the emperor Montezuma II who were defeated by a small force of Spaniards under Hernán Cortés. Suitable for high school students. Educators/Parents: Some segments speak of human sacrifice.
The Newton Institute
The Isaac Newton Institute is a major research facility for the mathematical sciences in the UK and worldwide. This video explains its origins, its aims and objectives. Tim Hartford (Financial Times) presents a short film about the Newton Institute, with appearances by Professor Martin Rees (Trinity College, Cambridge), Professor Tim Gowers (Fields Medal Winner, Cambridge), Professor David Mackay (Department of Energy and Climate Change), Professor Reidun Twarock (University of York), David Hard
Record of Skies
Henry Worrall wasn't born in Kansas, nor was he a trained artist, but that didn't stop him from using art to promote his adopted state. Record of Skies is the title of his 1870s sketchbook filled with Kansas scenes.
HEA395 Community Health #14 Sp14
Community Health with Robin Sinks " Summary of Current community Health Issues" www.youtube.com/csudhtv
t-mac monitors the Sir Colin Campbell Building
Keith Baker describes how t-mac provides the Environmental Technology Centre with live on-line monitoring of the Sir Colin Campbell Building at the University of Nottingham's Innovation Park (UNIP).
Battlefield "Pearl Harbour" (Part 4/10)
Pearl Harbour and The Fall of ( Malaya ) Singapore(Part 1 of 10) The infamous Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii was one of the most significant events of World War II. Brilliantly planned and executed though it was the attack bought the mighty USA into the war with disastrous consequences for the Axis powers. Meanwhile in Malaya, the Japanese Army was sweeping through the country towards the vital British base at Singapore.
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
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