The Haunting of Charles Dickens by Lewis Buzbee: Book Trailer
This selection features the book trailer for the mystery novel The Haunting of Charles Dickens. In the novel, thirteen-year old Meg enlists the author Charles Dickens to help her solve the mystery of her older brother's disappearance. The selection's music sets the tone for suspense/mystery. ( 1:13)
Dean Eisner, CEO, Manheim - IMPACT
DEAN EISNER, 51, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Manheim a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc., one of the nation's leading media companies and providers of automotive services. Prior to his role at Manheim, he served as vice president of business development for Cox Enterprises, Inc. for five years, responsible for strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, new media and corporate marketing. Eisner joined Cox Enterprises in February 1992 as managing director of Cox Internat
Dancing with the flame
An aeroplane's engine, called gas turbine, produces power burning fuel in order to create a moving flow of air. Part of our research is to study the unstable regimes of combustion and in particular the processes that can lead to the flame extinction inside the combustion chamber. The video shows an unstable flame on its way to extinguish. Understanding the main reasons for extinction will help improve the flame. This will lead to reduction of fuel consumption and decrease of the polluting emissi
Target: Jupiter: Heidi B Hammel at ANU, September 2011
Catastrophic collisions have shaped the destiny of the Solar System, and perhaps humankind. In 1994, a series of massive explosions on Jupiter occurred after the remnants of a fractured comet plunged into that planet's atmosphere. Dr Heidi B Hammel led the Hubble Space Telescope team that tracked these explosions. When an Australian amateur astronomer, Anthony Wesley, shocked the astronomical community with the discovery of a fresh impact site on Jupiter just 15 years later, Dr Hammel again le
Highlights from AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative Lecture Series, China 2011
During the AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative Lecture Event, held on 20-22 September 2011, at Fudan University, Shanghai and Peking University, Beijing and the AstraZeneca China Research and Development Center. Barry Marshall gave his lecture at Fudan University 'The Road to the Nobel Prize Lessons from a life with Helicobacter pylori" and at Peking University 'The Road to the Nobel Prize and Beyond Man versus Helicobactor pylori'. Find out more: http://bit.ly/ojWjJc Copyright © Nobel Medi
Reach out and touch the net with TouchDevelop and MaKey MaKey Today we're continuing with our "How can I keep my kids (and myself) busy this summer" Monday series, with a hardware/software combo that will blow your kids minds.
Today we're continuing with our "How can I keep my kids (and myself) busy this summer" Monday series, with a hardware/software combo that will blow your kids minds.
5 Least Explored Places on Earth
The Earth is relatively small but still huge to us. It's still largely unexplored and we list the top 5 least explored places. You'll have to check out the video to see what they are! (2:49)
"Solar Geoengineering as a Tool to Manage Climate Risks"
Something in the Air: Climate Change, Science and Policy - Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study "Solar Geoengineering as a Tool to Manage Climate Risks" by David Keith, Canada Research Chair in Energy and the Environment, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary
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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.
Food and Drink - frequency
Students talk about how often they eat or drink certain items
Charles R. Evans, International Health Service Group - IMPACT
Charles R. Evans is President of the International Health Services Group (IHSG), a social enterprise he founded in 2007 to support health services development in underserved areas of the world. It is the mission of IHSG to work with established organizations to supplement their capabilities in healthcare management and development as they work to achieve their broader missions. Projects are currently underway in Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, Honduras and the Dominican Republic working with such partne
Justice Coin - Buy the Justice Coin!
Buy the Justice Coin!
What thoughts do the images of Navy Seals evoke? What concept, other than buying a coin, is the commercial trying to persuade its audience? For example, how do they present the idea of Justice? Is their idea of Justice evidence America is a great country?
Japanese art takes techno form
Oct. 20 - From hand-clapping machines to a 3D strap-in virtual ride for all five senses, Japan's Digital Content Expo shows off the latest in creative technology. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Sound Wave Interference
Two speakers, mounted on the table and facing each other, are driven by a function generator. A microphone is introduced between the speakers and the sound waves are displayed on an oscilloscope. This demonstrates the effect of interference and the resulting phase shift on sound waves over a fixed distance. Three different frequencies are demonstrated; 880Hz (A5), 440Hz (A4) and 523.3Hz (C4).
New Directions: East Carolina University
Tomorrow starts here.
Inside the Arab Awakening - The Institute of Politics
Experts on the Arab Awakening discuss how the events in the Arab World in 2011 are understood differently in the U.S. and the Middle East. Insights are offered into what the future of the Middle East might look like as a result of the Awakening.
7 Billion - Economy
Legal and economic expert Michael Peters explores the critical role that law will play in ensuring fair access to services and property in a more populous world. For more detailed videos and opinion pieces visit our 7 Billion website: www.7billion.unsw.edu.au.
Polar Bears and Sea Ice
Sea ice is essential to polar bears. Without it, they cannot hunt their primary prey, seals. (0:43)
Illinois corn, soybean harvests strong but variable
Oct. 21 - The Illinois corn and soybean harvests are set to be the fourth-largest in U.S. history, but unusual weather may add complications to the final tally. Jen Rogers reports.