Engineer plans 6,000 mile trip on solar-powered tuk-tuk
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe An Indian electrical engineer plans a 6,000-mile odyssey on his customized solar powered tuk-tuk all the way to London to promote the idea of environmentally friendly travel. Jim Drury reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across
Seeds of Hope: Trailer
Learn more about this project and film: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-east-congo-mineral-mining-dutch-foreign-affairs-rape-human-rights-DRC In a region known as the most dangerous place in the world for women, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, one woman shines a beacon of hope to dispel the despair of women survivors of rape. Masika Katsuva, herself the victim of multiple rapes, has rescued some 6,000 women and children. The center she built provides medical, practical and psy
Putin, Ukraine leader break ice at D-Day event
June 6 - The leaders of Russia and Ukraine hold first talks Friday since Moscow annexed Crimea, discussing ways to end their conflict in a brief encounter. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and in
"Petroleum Technology Presentation"
A talk by Brian C. Gahan, Energy Consultant; Chair of the Chicago Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; former Senior Scientist and Manager of E&P Technology Development at the Gas Technology Institute. Session 4 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the Universi
Lunch and Learn: Smoothie Way to Better Nutrition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Lunch and Learn: Smoothie Way to Better Nutrition Demonstration by Steve Malla About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Flo
Muslim devotional posters
This is the website of the 'Muslim devotional posters' project at Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR), University of Bergen in Norway. It documents... "mass produced religious popular pictures in a Muslim context. The material consists of posters and smaller prints with religious motifs such as prophets, Shia Imams, saints, sacred places, historico-mythical narratives, pious people in devout worship, pictures and Quran or Hadith texts in combination, calligr
22.55J Principles of Radiation Interactions (MIT)
The central theme of this course is the interaction of radiation with biological material. The course is intended to provide a broad understanding of how different types of radiation deposit energy, including the creation and behavior of secondary radiations; of how radiation affects cells and why the different types of radiation have very different biological effects. Topics will include: the effects of radiation on biological systems including DNA damage; in vitro cell survival models; and in
The Evacuation of Saigon
A video by Meet Me at the Corner. This video has a student interviewing Mr. Vern Jumper, a retired Air Officer who was on duty during the Evacuation of Saigon. The video takes place in San Diego, CA while touring the U.S.S. Midway Museum. The video contains some actual photographs from the time period. A teacher could also use this video to teach students how to conduct an interview. (4:42)
Personal Computer Mouse Care & Cleaning Tips
Watch an expert demonstrate some great tips on cleaning the computer's mouse in this free how-to video on cleaning personal electronics. This video shows how to clean both types.
Short video clip showing time lapse of one day of bacterial growth. Grades 4-12. 15 sec.
September 11 - Film by Jules and Gedeon Naudet
In 2001, Gedeon and Jules Naudet were filming a documentary about a young New York City firefighter from Engine 7, Ladder 1. While Jules was at the scene of a gas leak, the first attack on the World Trade Center took place. (58:32)
Jules (who was still learning his craft) filmed Flight 11 as it crashed into the North Tower. In this clip, from an interview with Charlie Rose, Jules and his brother relate what happened on the September 11 morning when America was attacked.
Dinosaur Burrow: Oldest Evidence Found In Australia
Paleontologist Anthony Martin shows evidence of oldest fossil evidence of tetrapods in Australia. Explains that the burrows were probably used to survive polar winters. Grades 5-12. 1:52 min.
Michael Hamel-Green - New developments in Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones - Nuclear disarmament forum
New developments in Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones Speaker: Michael Hamel-Green Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development, Victoria University. Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. Nuclear weapon free zones are the unsung hero of nuclear disarmament. They are legally binding treaties that have been established by regional groups of countries
US Hispanic Population Soars According to Census
This 2:20 video deals with the many changes that the expansion of the Hispanic population has made in community and in elections. Some negative comments are made by sources, but the video does open the opportunity for students to have a debate on this subject as well as explore how the Electoral College works in presidential elections.
Many-stop Shopping? How Niche Retailers Are Thriving on Internet 2.0
A decade after pets.com and a string of other early Internet specialty retailers collapsed, a new wave of start-ups -- enabled by the power of cloud computing, advanced delivery systems and deep social relationships with customers -- is shaping e-commerce. From diapers and eyeglasses to pool tables and, yes, pet products, entrepreneurs are developing specialty businesses to compete alongside one-stop shopping giants like Amazon.com and Walmart.com.Author(s):
The Puritan Religion
As the Puritans migrated from England to the New World, they had a clear vision of what their churches should be like. Membership was restricted to those who could present evidence that they had experienced “saving grace.” This most often included a compelling description of some extraordinary experience that indicated intimate contact with God. Only those who could submit this proof were considered “visible saints” and allowed full membership in the church. In the early seventeenth cent
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
In this clip, Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic as it plays the Overture to Beethoven's Fidelio (the later title given to his only opera, originally called Leonore).
The Killing Fields: The Impact of the Global Arms Trade on Africa
Andrew Feinstein gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series on the arms trade and its impact on Africa.