Ahmadinejad visits Cuba
Jan. 11 - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Havana on Wednesday for a one-day visit amid heightened international tensions after an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed in a Tehran car bombing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
"Song of the Nymphomaniac" by Fiona Pitt-Kethley (poetry reading)
Nymphomania has been classified as an Impulse Control Disorder. That doesn't apply in this case though. A poodle faker is a young man who preys on older women. More information about Fiona and her works here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiona_Pitt-Kethley http://fionapitt-kethley.blogspot.com/ http://www.amazon.co.uk/s?_encoding=UTF8&search-alias=books-uk&field-author=Fiona%20Pitt-Kethley The first image is from a film poster, Diary of a Nymphomaniac http://www.ivewatchedit.com/movie/19173
"Movies" by Michael Madsen (poetry reading)
This will mean more to people who have nostalgia for the movie scenes. If you haven't seen the movies then it probably won't stir up much emotion. Here's Michael Madsen's poetry site: http://michaelmadsenpoetry.13handsonline.com/ Remember when all the men on the ship said goodnight to Mr. Roberts, or when Shane rode off over the mountain? Kirk Douglas trying for the note on the trumpet. Jimmy Cagney screaming on top of the tower. Bob Mitchum going after those kids and Humphrey Bogart pulling
"Frosty the Snowman" in American Sign Language
This student-created video shows three students performing " Frosty the Snowman" in American Sign Language. A recording of the song plays in the background. ( 2:14)
Psicología de la salud en población infantil y juvenil (2011)
La evaluación y el tratamiento en problemas de salud en niños y adolescentes pretende presentar aquellos tratamientos más eficaces incluidos en el Task Force relacionados con temas tan relevantes tales como la diabetes, el cáncer, el asma, la dismenorrea, etc. como con el fin de trabajar desde el punto de vista del investigador y del terapeuta. En la materia se presentarán y analizarán los procedimientos, instrumentos y técnicas de evaluación de los diferentes aspectos relacionados con
Jackson Laboratory - Mouse Genome Informatics: The Gene Expression Database
A very unique biomedical research institution, "The Jackson Laboratory, a non-profit institution, is the world's largest mammalian genetic research facility." As such, Jackson provides universities and hospitals worldwide with millions of mice -- representing more than 2,500 varieties -- each year. This website offering from Jackson Laboratory, located in Bar Harbor, Maine, allows visitors to solicit valuable information on the mouse genome. "The Gene Expression Database (GXD) is a community res
An introduction to our solar system: the planets, our Sun and our Moon. Students begin by learning the history and engineering of space travel. They make simple rockets to acquire a basic understanding Newton’s third law of motion. They explore energy transfer concepts and use renewable solar energy for cooking. They see how engineers design tools, equipment and spacecraft to go where it is too far and too dangerous for humans. They explore the Earth’s water cycle, and gravity as applied to
Students use simple household materials, such as PVC piping and compact mirrors, to construct models of laser-based security systems. The protected object (a “mummified troll” or another treasure of your choosing) is placed “on display” in the center of the modeled room and protected by a laser system that utilizes a laser beam reflected off mirrors to trigger a light trip sensor with alarm.
Solar Paths: An International and Integrated Look at the Sun and Seasons
Some of the most difficult concepts for students to understand in Earth science are the ideas and explanations related to the Sun and seasons. The daily rotation of the Earth causes day and night, and the differences of how it is observed at different locations on Earth is a concept that is a challenge for many middle-school-age students to grasp. This article describes how to present these ideas to students using an international perspective and integrated approach that includes myth, archaeolo
Temperature Measurement 101: Clip 2 of 6
Temperature Measurement 101: Clip 2 of 6. Run time approximately 9 Minutes.
Recorded webinar from Industrial Controls with speakers Harold Dorr and Bill Bergquist. February 24, 2010. Voice over Powerpoint slides.
*Understanding RTD sensors - strengths and weaknesses
*Understanding Thermocouples - strengths and weaknesses
*Selecting the correct temperature sensor for your application
Theories of Learning and Motivation
Theories of Learning and Motivation
Dance Through Time5 Mazurka
Mazurka, a romantic Mid-19th Century Couple Dances, is performed by professional dancers. This brief clip was taken from a longer DVD. (0:46)
Chuck Franklin, Glassmaker
Learn how this stained glass artist uses his background as a NASA engineer as well as his art and design skills to create windows, skylights and light fixtures for restaurants and chapels. (5:48)
Lucy Stone - BA English
Lucy talks about her work as a student ambassador.
Philanthropy in India: A quality model of giving? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dweep Chanana, Anwar Hasan,Shiv Nadar | Mr Dweep I. Chanana is a Director of Philanthropy & Values-based Investing at UBS AG. For the past five years he was responsible for advising clients in Africa, Asia, Israel, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. He previously managed the UNDP’s Growing Sustainable Business initiative in Kenya and worked in the telecommunications industry. Dweep serves as mentor to a number of social enterprises and is co-founding Benefiit, a peer network of p
Of Public Intellectuals, Universities, and a Democratic Crisis [Audio]
Speaker(s): Michael D. Higgins | On 11 November 2011, Michael D. Higgins was inaugurated as the ninth President of Ireland. A passionate political voice, a poet and writer, academic and statesman, human rights advocate, promoter of inclusive citizenship and champion of creativity within Irish society, Michael D. Higgins has previously served at almost every level of public life in Ireland, including as Ireland's first Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht.
LanguageBox - a user guide
LanguageBox - a user guide.
Finnish: Conversation Questions
Finnish: Conversation Questions.
Harrastukset - Hobbies
Harrastukset - Hobbies.