The Arab Spring and the Political Situation in Sub-Saharan Africa
A lecture by Walid Hamarneh on the impact of the changes taking place in North Africa, especially Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia but also in the Sudan on the neighbouring Sub-Saharan countries and other countries in East Africa.
Economy pulling out of soft patch
Oct. 20 - A drop in weekly U.S. unemployment claims and a rebound in monthly regional business activity point to an economic recovery that is once again growing slowly, even though housing remains a problem. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Meten van elektrische basisgrootheden Meten van stroom, spanning en weerstand met een digitale multimeter en een ampèretang.
Meten van stroom, spanning en weerstand met een digitale multimeter en een ampèretang.
Professor Sterman talks on Climate Change
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Visit the University of Southern California
USC's beautiful and historic University Park campus is a great destination for visitors to Los Angeles. This video offers a preview of what's in store when you come to campus -- classic architecture, park-like grounds, museums, cafés, entertainment and more. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu
Dog Bless You: National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
Disaster search dogs and their handlers save lives in times of crisis. Learn more about the foundation that takes the call to action.(5:42)
Markle Foundation: The Task Force on National Security in the Information Age
The main feature of this Web site is the report titled "Protecting America's Freedom in the Information Age," released in October 2002. It examines how to effectively use information technology to collect and analyze information pertinent to national security. The report states that current government practices are insufficient in this area, and it is laden with recommendations for improving the situation. The task force's final findings and views are expressed in the first part of the report, s
A Well of Memories
Spend an afternoon with the Alzheimer's patients at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Nothing brings back the spirit of youth and joy like music. (5:19)
ISS Update - Oct. 26, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 26, 2011.
Lecture 9B: Political and Poetic Themes in Southern Song Painting
A consideration of political themes in Southern Song Academy painting, especially in works by Li Tang and his followers, ends with long sections on two subjects of this kind: buffalo and herd boy paintings and paintings of swimming fish. The part that follows, on poetic themes in Southern Song, is largely devoted to works ascribed to Ma Hezhi. A great anonymous handscroll of this period, the "Dream Journey in the Xiao-Xiang Region," is shown at length, and followed by shorter treatments of other
2010 FutureMedia Fest Highlights
Be inspired and challenged at FutureMedia Fest 2011, the annual must-attend event exploring media's disruptive power on people and business. From November 15-17, 2011 on Georgia Tech's midtown Atlanta campus, discover new possibilities through an interactive mash-up of talent, ideas, trends and technology.
Hydraulic Fracturing's Role in Natural Gas Resource Development
Description (ideally 1-2 paragraphs, but any length is fine): According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), over 87% of the natural gas consumed in the US comes from domestic sources. The proportion of total U.S. natural gas production coming from shale resources has grown from less than 1% in 2000, to 20% in 2010. By the end of 2011, shale resources will produce 25% of U.S. natural gas. (MIT Study on the Future of Natural Gas) Due primarily to technological innovation, hydraulic
"I'm an African": Black Aesthetics and The Making of a Hip Hop Globe
This talk, by Sujatha Fernandes, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, explores whether the culture of hip hop can forge global alliances between Afro-descendant people. The American culture of hip hop was integrated into the arsenal, repertoire, and landscape of black youth across the globe. But through an exploration of hip hop in four cities, the talk reveals that the global hip hop 'hood may be more a fantasy than a reality. Hi
The Story of SUNY Oswego: Chapter 2, Spectacular Campus
A brief history of the evolution of SUNY Oswego's campus, its students and its vibrant life.
Turkish quake victims demand supplies
Oct 27 - Earthquake survivors in eastern Turkey demand more aid and supplies as winter weather descends on makeshift camps. Jessica Gray reports.
Weekly ISS Recap - Oct. 17-21, 2011
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Oct. 17-21, 2011.
Gaddafi's body lies in Misrata market cooler
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Gaddafi's body lies in a market place cold storage unit on the outskirts of Misrata, as Libyan authorities debate his burial. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Misrata Libyans celebrate into the night
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Libyans mark the end of Gaddafi's rule with fireworks, as some pose for pictures beside the corpse of the country's former dictator. Julie Noce reports.
Europe Week Ahead: Investors expect plan from EU meetings
Oct. 21 - EU leaders are expected to meet and endorse a plan to strengthen banks' capital bases over the weekend and complete a deal on the scale of the rescue fund and a Greek debt haircut on Wednesday.