Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 2.0, 'Sleep'
The 2011 Virtual Choir video features 2052 performances of 'Sleep' from 1752 singers in 58 countries, individually recorded and uploaded to YouTube between September 2010 and January 2011.
Eric Whitacre is one of the most performed composers of his generation. After creating and conducting the "virtual choir" in 2010 -- hundreds of voices from around the world singing together on YouTube -- he's back with a larger, even more ambitious work: "Sleep." His inspriational story from TED
Claron McFadden: Singing the Primal Mystery - Aria
"The human voice: mysterious, spontaneous, primal." With these words, soprano Claron McFadden invites us to explore the mysteries of breathing and singing, as she performs the challenging "Aria," by John Cage. (10:55)
pearl jam - footsteps (live)
[Music] Pearl Jam - Footsteps [live, 30.10.99] Acoustic live version of this great song, b-side of 1991.
ISS Update - May 5, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 5, 2011.
ISS Update - May 9, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 9, 2011.
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 1
A video recap of flight day 1 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
"Nature" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (poetry reading)
Longfellow was a great poet with a great attitude to life. He's often criticised but there are few poets who could write a sonnet as good as this one. The first painting, "Hand in Hand" came from this site: http://mikiaboom.wordpress.com/2007/11/11/hand-in-hand/ "Joseph's Dream", 1790, was painted by Gaetano Gandolfi As a fond mother, when the day is o'er, Leads by the hand her little child to bed, Half willing, half reluctant to be led, And leave his broken playthings on the floor, Still ga
Carnegie Observatories' Wendy Freedman On Hubble and Size of Universe
This spring, Director of the Carnegie Observatories Wendy Freedman spoke at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium about astronomer Edwin Hubble's discovery of the galaxies and the expansion of the universe, how astronomers measure vast distances, and how the Hubble Space Telescope is used to measure the size and age of the universe. Mike Shara, curator in the Department of Astrophysics, sat down with Freedman for an interview in the Hayden Planetarium to discuss the expansi
Authors@Google: Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel
Authors@Google present Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel: "More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty." In their new book, Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel discuss how to solve one of the most important questions in aid economics: how do you figure out where to spend your dollars in order to get the best results? Too often aid money is allocated by hope, by guesswork, or [in the worst cases] by corruption. How can donors tell if their money is doing as much good as
Dudu Fisher - Musical Interlude
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Opening Ceremony -- Monday, July 7, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Samuel Bak: The Image of the Warsaw Boy in the Art of Samuel Bak
Samuel Bak - Artist, USA : Icons of Loss- The Image of the Warsaw Boy in the Art of Samuel Bak The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Mind the gap: realising learning across domains
From a number of sources there has developed increasing interest in learning as a lifelong and lifewide process. This has expanded the domains in which learning is now a concern for practitioners and the range of people who might be considered to have an educational role. It has also raised questions about the relationships between learning in these different domains and how to mobilise the full resources of learners within specific sites. This situation poses questions on how best to conceptual
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Simcha Applebaum
Simcha Applebaum was born in 1927 in the village of Malcz, Pruzhany (today in Belarussia), to a traditional Jewish family. In November 1941, Simcha and his parents, Yaakov and Rachel, and sister, Ella (Elka), were deported to Bereza Kartuska. After the murder of local Jews, they fled to the Pruzhany ghetto. In May 1942, Simcha joined the Jewish partisans and Soviet soldiers in the nearby forests. In November he returned to the ghetto with a group of friends to get some clothing and food. The G
Dalai Lama, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?"
During a visit to the Nobel Museum on April 15, 2011, the Dalai Lama autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel and answers a question posed by the Museum Director, Olov Amelin, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?" To learn more about the Dalai Lama, see: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
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Aziz Cami Track 1 - Beginnings
Born in refugee camp in Blackburn: details. Parents: mother [Francheska Cami] from Sudetenland. Description of father’s [Viktor Cami] Albanian background; grandfather’s role in the attempted assassination of King Zog. Story about pure chance of seeing grandfather’s story as opera on television. Continues description of grandfather’s trial and subsequent history under the Albanian Communist regime.
Beginner - Where is the key? When you ask someone where something is, and they give you an ambiguous answer, it can be rather annoying... This is the scenario in today's dialogue where a person tries to find out exactly where his key is.
When you ask someone where something is, and they give you an ambiguous answer, it can be rather annoying... This is the scenario in today's dialogue where a person tries to find out exactly where his key is.
Harnessing the Power of Envy
Envy makes people destructive and ruins the innovation potential of great companies. It can, however, be harnessed to drive better performance.
SMU Centennial Symposium: Reflections on a University in a Great City
Henry S. Bienen, President Emeritus of Northwestern University, spoke on "Reflections on a University in a Great City" as the opening keynote address to "The University and the City: Higher Education and the Common Good." The relationship between cities and universities was the theme of SMU's Centennial Academic Symposium, held November 10-11, 2011.
Corbridge Roman site N070069 CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
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CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.