Spam is unsolicated e-mail. Most spam is a type of advertising or repeated off topic messages to newsgroups. You will see what is legal and illegal as it relates to spam. You will also learn what you can do to help combat it. (5:31)
Roksonaki Concert (video)
A smash hit at the 2002 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Roksonaki pioneered the creation of a unique sound that integrates ancient Kazakh instrumentation with contemporary rock and jazz using motifs drawn from Eurasia's indigenous religious traditions. This tour gives lucky audiences an opportunity to learn about Central Asian culture directly from the s
The Perils of Short-Term Thinking
It’s hard to ignore shareholder demands for quarterly earnings miracles. But too often what looks like “success” today can inhibit a company’s competitiveness tomorrow.
Why a Penn State Nursing Ph.D.? Teaching
Casey Pinto, a current student in Penn State's Ph.D. program in Nursing, says a Ph.D. is the best route to achieving her goal: developing a curriculum to educate health professionals on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases.
Peace of Paris (1783)
Video accompanied with text. "After Yorktown, the citizens of Britain tired of the war in the American colonies. They were also greatly in debt and had suffered immense losses in India, the West Indies, Asia, and Africa. In February 1782, the House of Commons voted against continuing the war, and in March 1782 Lord North resigned, ending the rule of King George III. The new ministry included old friends of the Americans and was headed by Lord Rockingham who was prepared to negotiate a peace sett
Mark Ravina, "Legends of the Last Samurai"
Mark Ravina, Associate Professor of Japanese History at Emory University, discussed "Legends of the Last Samurai" at Bowdoin College. Professor Ravina has written widely on Early Modern and Meiji era Japan.
William Bradford Biography, Part VII
This is an animated biography of William Bradford, a leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts. This Discovery Channel Education series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Margaret Dalziel Lecture 2009: Jam Tarts for the Mind
Professor Lydia Wevers, Director, Stout Research Centre for NZ Studies, Victoria University, presents the 2009 Margaret Dalziel lecture, given September 17, 2009. "Jam Tarts for the Mind," an exploration of the webs of intersection between nineteenth-century New Zealand rural readers and popular fiction a hundred years ago.
The Three Main Verb Tenses: Present, Past, and Future
This video contains a power point presentation which defines and gives examples of the three main verb tenses: present, past, and future. Examples of regular and irregular verbs are given , and the video contains practice sentence. A narrator explains each slide. (6:57)
The federal government did not repeat the mistakes of the First World War, when doughboys marched off to fight "the war to end all wars." During the earlier conflict, the government entered into a high-powered propaganda campaign that proclaimed America was striving "to make the world safe for democracy." George Creel headed the Committee on Public Information, which turned out crude propaganda that demonized the enemy, particularly the German "Huns." One film that captured the mood was titled T
One mile long and 600 feet high, the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is a project of epic proportions — and controversy. The dam, completed in 2008, created a vast reservoir extending 370 miles, about the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco. It brings drinking water to northern China and generates as much electricity as 18 coal-fired power plants. But it has also displaced some two million people and caused widespread flooding, destroying rural villages and cultural treasures.
The explore team visits the tomb of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses —one of the most important archaeological findings of the 20th century. A ceramic army of 8,099 life-sized, intricately carved statues modeled after Emperor Qin's infantry men, officers, and archers stand at attention, ready to protect their leader in his afterlife.
The Po river
This video has footage of the river Po. A speaker talks about the benefits of it's fertile banks and shows how the towns, fields and factories are effected by flooding.
Germany Part 1
This slideshow video shows pictures of rivers, castles, famous landmarks, and more throughout Germany. It includes many photos of Germany that would benefit study about the country. These images would also enhance the history, (04:39)
Groundhog Day Song
A teacher wrote this song to help her class remember the significance of the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on February 2nd. This song is good for pre-school to early elementary school aged children.
The Life Of Henry David Thoreau-A Brief Biography
Narration with still images discusses Transcendentalism and Thoreau's time on Walden Pond. Compares his Civil Disobedience essay to Vietname era protestors. Woodwind music in background. (1:43)
50 Years of History in the European Union
This video tells about the creation and beginnings of the European Union. It highlights the last 50 years in the European Union including: decolonization, the Cold War, and the succession of Ireland and Denmark. (07:51)
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
TWC9: Helios, Bing Code Search Extension, Azure Symbol Set and more... | This Week On Channel 9 This week on Channel 9, Brian and Dan discuss the week's top developer news, including;
This week on Channel 9, Brian and Dan discuss the week's top developer news, including;
April Fool's Day
In this video kids can learn about April Fool's Day. The narrator examines the the history and meaning behind the funniest day of the year.