The world reaches 7 billion
Oct. 28 - According to U.N. projections, the world's population is on the verge of reaching 7 billion. Here's an exploration of this milestone. Multimedia editing by Jillian Kitchener.
Prayers in Mecca
Oct. 28 - Muslims undertaking the Haj pilgrimage arrive and pray in the holy city of Mecca. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Breakingviews: Occupy Wall Street still lacks lucid message
Oct. 28 - Unlike Coxey's Army in 1890s, these protesters don't have a list of demands and aren't presenting a unified front, says Reuters Breakingviews Edward Hadas.
Weather is a constantly changing set of phenomena and easily observable. That's why weather also provides an excellent topic for scientific study. Even though meteorology includes some complex science, it is a wonderful example of how scientists make predictions based on measurements and observations. Each of the investigations in this section on Weather are led by an investigative question. It is important that students come to realize that scientists try to find out about the world by asking q
Timon and Pumbaa's Wild About Safety: Safety Smart Goes Green
When Timon and Pumbaa discover their favorite vacation spot has been polluted, they learn how to make sure the land, water and air around them is clean and safe.
The '43 Group and Battling Anti-Semitic Groups in Britian
This 15 minute video has interviews The 43 Group was an English anti-fascist group set up by Jewish ex-servicemen in the immediate wake of World War II when, on their return to London, they encountered British fascist organisations. The activities of these fascist groups included antisemitic speeches in public places, inciting racial hatred, and from the rank-and-file fascists, violent attacks on London Jews and Jewish property. The 43 Group worked to try and stop this hatred. A good video to sh
Carving up the competition
Northeastern students participating in the 11th annual Great Pumpkin Carving Contest share the inspiration behind their unique creations.
How Can I Graduate?
"How Can I Graduate" outlines the steps toward graduation for CSUN undergraduates in the College of Health and Human Development. While the steps described here are generally consistent across campus, it is recommended that students from other colleges check with their advisors for variations unique to their colleges. This video was produced for the Student Services Center/Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) in the College of Health and Human Development by CSUN VISCOM. Music and sound by
Why Give - Elena Fedyszyn
Having volunteered during all four of her undergrad years with the Girl Scouts, Elena Fedyszyn '09 describes why she also now chooses to give monetarily every year to Johns Hopkins.
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Why ‘Men Can’: Don Unger and the Changing Face of Fatherhood in America
Donald N.S. Unger, the author of Men Can: The Changing Image and Reality of Fatherhood in America and lecturer in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT, writes about representations of men, masculinity and fatherhood in popular culture. Just in time for Father's Day, Unger shares his thoughts with Knowledge@Wharton on the changing role of fatherhood.
Dictionary of American Regional English
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/features/dare/ Contradicting the popular notion that American English has become homogenized, the Dictionary of American Regional English demonstrates that our language still has distinct and delightful local character. With the arrival of Volume V, readers now have the full panoply of American regional vocabulary, from Adam's housecat to Zydeco. In this video, DARE Chief Editor Joan Houston Hall and Wordnik Founder Erin McKean explain the history and significance
Wowzies Sing About the Color Orange
In this video the Wowzies sing about colors with an emphasis on orange. "Please help me discover that the world is full of color". The lyrics repeat themselves a couple of times---that's orange. This is a good teaching resource for young students and/or special education students as they learn colors. (2:04)
Oh, G - I Love That Letter Song
Classic Sesame Street song, noting the hard and hard sounds of the letter 'g'. (2:18)
Sunday Service - 10/30/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr. Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Forming, Norming, Storming, Reforming. Opening excerpt from the sermon: (36:45) "Stop me if I'm telling your story. You learned from your church or your parents that God the Father made you, nurtured you, and cares for the smallest detail in your life; that Christ came to find you, and died for you, and that when you see the nail-marks in Christ's hands you see how much God loves you; that
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Opening
Truman's presidential library is unveiled. In attendance are former president Herber Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Chief Justice Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson and more. (2min)
Halloween haunts NYC
Nov. 1 - From floating eyeballs and skeletons to macabre costumes and political messages, it's all on ghoulish display at New York City's annual Halloween parade. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.