Cultura : international journal of philosophy of culture and axiology
Cultura is a Romanian-based international journal devoted to philosophy of culture and axiology (the study of value). It aims to promote the exploration of both ethical and aesthetic values in regional and international contexts. The journal publishes articles in several European languages, though in practice the majority of works are in English. Author guidelines are provided. Recent article titles include: 'Mass Media and European Cultural Citizenship'; 'The Concept of Ruin and the Ruin of Con
More gunfire in Tripoli
Aug. 27 - Fighting continues in Tripoli even as some residents return home. Julie Noce reports.
"La Figlia Che Piange" by T S Eliot (poetry reading)
"O quam te memorem virgo" could mean "Haven't I seen you someplace before, kid?" but it's usually translated "Have you any other names, Young Lady?" or "What should I call you, Virgin?" (I knew a girl called Virginia. We called her Virgin for short but not for long. If you live long enough, you can recycle all your old jokes.) It's from Virgil's Aeneid. Actually she's his Mom in disguise, the Goddess Venus. You should be careful what you say to strangers because you can never be sure who
Reading Rainbow: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
Music and orchestras are profiled in this tuneful show. The episode soon gets rhythmic when LeVar introduces the viewers to the theatrical percussion group, Stomp. Gregory Hines reads Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin, a counting story that mentions all the different types of instruments that are played in bands and orchestras and the kinds of groups they make based on many play at once. (28:21)
Monopolising Knowledge: A Refutation of Scientism
Prof. Ian Hutchinson : Course
The Fuzzy Monster
Sound for Sight
Echolocation is the ability to orient by transmitting sound and receiving echoes from objects in the environment. As a result of a Marco-Polo type activity and subsequent lesson, students learn basic concepts of echolocation. They use these concepts to understand how dolphins use echolocation to locate prey, escape predators, navigate their environment, such as avoiding gillnets set by commercial fishing vessels. Students will also learn that dolphin sounds are vibrations created by vocal organs
Novel approach to develop nanostructured epoxy thermosets: study of the epoxidation of SIS block cop
Novel approach to develop nanostructured epoxy thermosets: study of the epoxidation of SIS block copolymer, Martins Alho, Miriam, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Entrepreneurship of Glee For those of us who enjoy pop music for elements such as melody, harmony, and catchy hooks, Glee is the epitome of a great television show. Not only does the cast cover Top 40 pop songs, it often improves upon the original by adding a group dynamic to the performance. Take musical artist Bruno Mars's hit single "Author(s):
For those of us who enjoy pop music for elements such as melody, harmony, and catchy hooks, Glee is the epitome of a great television show. Not only does the cast cover Top 40 pop songs, it often improves upon the original by adding a group dynamic to the performance.
Take musical artist Bruno Mars's hit single "Author(s):
A Celebration of Algebraic Geometry, August 25-28, 2011 Rahul Pandharipande: Kappa classes on the moduli spaces of curves
Dove Campaign for Self Esteem
Time lapse video of photoshoot to photoshop: what it really takes to make a billboard photo. This video could be used to help young girls realize that their looks are fine the way they are. (1:15)
Inner Space Center
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National Security, Regional Stability: Prospects for Arab-Iranian Conflict and Cooperation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Gary Sick | Keynote speech by Gary Sick, the final session from the Arab-Iranian Relations: Discourses of Conflict and Cooperation Conference, organised the LSE Middle East Centre.
Great Zoom Mosaic - Zoom In
This is a mosaic of zooms into 20 different locations prepared to support a paper given at IEEE Visualization 2002. The locations are: Long Beach, CA; New York City, NY; San Fransisco, CA; NASA-Goddard, Boston, MA; New Orleans, LA, Salt Lake City, UT; Sabie River, Africa; Park City, UT, Chicago, IL; Mongu, Africa; Salt Lake City, UT; Amazon, Brazil; Los Angeles, CA; Baltimore, MD; Snow Basin, UT; Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC; Orlando, FL; and Seattle, WA. Using data from different spacecraft and
Why Study...Hermeneutics with Prof Anthony C Thiselton
Hermeneutics is the study of how to interpret texts that come from a different culture, time, language and world view. So it is a skill that is valuable in many aspects of study, but especially when reading ancient religious texts such as the Bible. Prof. Anthony Thiselton tries to capture the key insights of a life devoted to the study of hermeneutics.
Grad School 101: Welcome from the Graduate Student Council
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Survival Phrases #32 - Asking for Permission in Spain
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to a Spanish-speaking country. When traveling [...]
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Merkel "sold" on ecocars, at auto show.
Sept. 15 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially opens the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, saying the car industry is a "central pillar of our economy". Nick Rowlands reports.
Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think
On the Same Page: Voices of Berkeley keynote event Moderated by Geoff Nunberg Panelists: Scholars Lera Boroditsky and Lily Wong Fillmore; author and Cal alumna Maxine Hong Kingston; actor and Cal alumnus John Cho. http://onthesamepage.berkeley.edu