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
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.
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.
Corbridge Roman site N070069 CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
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CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
Squid Skin with a Mind of Its Own
When you cut the nerves from a squid brain to the skin, something unexpected happens with the tiny pouches of colored pigment, called chromatophores. Emily takes you behind this phenomenon, and how it can be explained and modeled on the computer with some surprisingly simple rules. ---------- Awesome MIT videos on squid and octopus research, camouflage, MIT course materials on programming, educator resources, and Emily's bio can be found here: http://k12videos.mit.edu/squid-skin-with-a-mind-of-i
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of the Congregation Beth Hamedrash Hagodol, 1893-1928
The microfilmed records of the Congregation Beth Hamadrash Hagodol, Pittsburgh contains a minute book, general ledger, record book of seat pew holders, non-members book, and a record book of the committee to handle burials.
History of Israel 1920 present day
This video Nutshell describes the history of Israel from 1920 till the present day from an Israeli point of view. No narration but good use of maps and computer graphics to show the history of Israel.
Self Regional Healthcare Announcement
Announcement of a partnership between Clemson University, The Greenwood Genetic Center and Self Regional Healthcare.
5.1 Introduction to Knowledge
Part 5.1. Looks at the problem of knowledge; how can we know what we know, three types of knowledge and A J Ayer's two conditions for knowledge.
Virtual Graffiti Three-Dimensional Paint Tools for Conceptual Modeling in Upfront
This chapter describes several limitations present in current 3-D programs used for conceptual design and then introduces a new threedimensional paint tool, as implemented in a beta version of Alias Upfront, that attempts to deal with some of those limitations.
School, School, School by Peter Weatherall
Three singing worms teach young learners what to bring to school. The words appear on the screen as they are being sung.