A Tour of the White House with Jackie Kennedy (Pt. 2)
A black and white video tape of Jackie Kennedy in the White House from CBS in 1962.
Basics of Entrepreneurship: Dealing with Venture Capitalists
A critical step in the creation of a new venture is raising the capital to bring the new business to life. What sources of capital can an entrepreneur tap and what factors must she or he keep in mind while going through the process? According to Stephen Sammut, a senior fellow and lecturer at Wharton, so-called angel investors represent one possible option. Another source is venture capitalists (VCs), who may fund start-ups or invest at a later stage in a company's growth. In this podcast for th
Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata - Beginning
This cello sonata, by Schubert, is a favorite of Nathaniel Ayers. Here, the beginning of the work is performed by Miklós Perényi and András Schiff. The work is entitled Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821, by Franz Schubert.
Fighting rages across Syria
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Amateur video out of Syria appears to show fighting raging across the country days after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won reelection. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack 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 topics including business, f
The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 3/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
Review Session 05 - 11/29/2010
Review Session 05
smARThistory.org is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional and static art history textbook.
How a Clash between our Genes & Modern Life is Making us Sick
This address introduces the ideas in Professor Greg Gibson's new book It Takes a Genome. The last two years have seen a revolution in genome scientists' ability to find the genes that influence whether a person is likely to suffer from any one of the major common chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, depression, or dementia. The shocking result, though, is that rather than a few dozen genes in each case, there are hundreds if not thousands in play, each of which contr
Not from your pal, Wil Wheaton
I urge you, for your own safety, to NOT watch Wil Wheaton on The Big Bang Theory on CBS Thursday night.
President William McKinley
A four minute summary of William McKinley's accomplishments and life history. A very good video to show human side of a president.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XX11, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Robinsons Back from Europe, The lAC Fall Public Lecture Series 1995: "The Nag Hammadi Discovery: Fifty Years Later," "From Jewish Apocalypticism to Gnosis," "From Son of Man to Christ of God: The Jewish and Greek Influences on the Doctrine of Christology," and "The 'House of David' at Tell Dan", New Finds at Ekron, Visitors From Helsinki, News and Notes
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXIX, Summer 2001
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, New Staff, Occasional Papers, Brownlee Lecture, Late Latin Letters Project, Models of Piety Project, 2001 Fall Lecture Series, 1 Kings 22 and Iliad 1-2
Bridging the cellular divide
Since 2003, one sector in Pakistan has seen more than eight billion dollars in investment, an increase in its customer base to 52 per cent of the population from just five per cent, has contributed to some five per cent of the country’s GDP, and been responsible for the creation of up to a million jobs.
Pakistan’s telecommunications sector has, in the span of just five years, seen mobile phone subscriptions increase to 86 million from one million. In a population of 165 mi
The Empathic Civilization
At this event Jeremy Rifkin will talk about his latest book The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis. His book is a sweeping new interpretation of the history of civilization, that looks at the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development-and is likely to determine our fate as a species.
Swiss banking secrecy remains intact despite US authorities winning tax battle with UBS
Switzerland’s banking industry is firmly against “indiscriminate and unwarranted trawling” through bank accounts to uncover tax frauds, says Urs Roth, CEO of the Swiss Bankers Association.
How Does the Worm Factory Work
The Worm Factory 360 is a home composting solution for your kitchen and household waste. Although this video was obviously made to promote the purchase of the Worm Factory 360, it does a very nice job of describing the basic process of how composting works. The video could also be used as inspiration to brainstorm and design new models for a successful compost bin. Run time 03:05.
Energy Resources and Systems
Several activities are included to teach and research the differences between renewable and non-renewable resources and various energy resources. The students work with a quantitative, but simple model of energy resources to show how rapidly a finite, non-renewable energy sources can be depleted, whereas renewable resources continue to be available. The students then complete a homework assignment or a longer, in-depth research project to learn about how various technologies that capture energy
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
Reflections from Sylvia Chant and Inderpal Grewal [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sylvia Chant, Professor Inderpal Grewal | In this Gender Institute 20th Anniversary Conference keynote, two distinguished scholars – Sylvia Chant and Inderpal Grewal – will reflect on the presence of gender from the unique intersection of social science and humanities perspectives. Sylvia Chant’s paper is entitled Feminisation of Poverty’: ‘Win-Win’, ‘Lose-Lose’… or Gains at the Margin? The ‘feminisation of poverty’ has enjoyed a prominent place in Gen