A Tour of Holland, Michigan
Holland,Michigan, was voted the second happiest place in America. Two students give a tour of the town and interview citizens to explain why the town is such a wonderful place. Citizens describe the lovely natural features, family-friendly atmosophere, farmers' market, and weekly musical performances. It is a priority of the town leaders to maintain beautiful surroundings. ( 3:30)
Jewish Parties and Movements in Interwar Vilna: Holocaust Survivor Testimonies
Holocaust survivors from Vilna speak about Jewish parties and youth movements in Vilna before the Holocaust: activities, friendship and Zionist ideology. This Video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community in Vilna", click here to enter: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/before/movements_and_parties.asp
Mormon Temple Building - 5 of 5
In this video, Between Heaven and Earth, religious scholars of various faiths discuss the importance of temple worship from the time of Adam and Eve to modern man and provide a broad insight in the concept and need for temples. This clip talks about temples being constructed around the world in different communities and the peace the temple brings.
First Admitted Texas Tech Student for 2012 Receives Scholarship
Grapevine High School senior Kyle Wahl received a surprise visit from Texas Tech President Guy Bailey. Dr. Bailey came to Kyle's school to announce Kyle was the first person accepted into Tech's 2012 fall class. Along with that announcement came another surprise - Kyle received a $16,000 scholarship.
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An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening
Watch this video to visit the Window Farms Project in New York City. A student interviews a representative from the project and learns all about hydroponic gardening. This method involves growing plants by providing all necessary nutrition to the plants through the water supply and allows more food to be grown in smaller areas. This is beneficial in areas where space, soil, and water are in short supply. ( 5:09)
This publication provides an overview of the MoLeNET initiative, the UK's largest and most diverse implementation of mobile learning. The Learning and Skills Council and consortia led by Further Educa...
Military plane reportedly shot down in Yemen
Sept. 28 - Yemeni tribesman say they shot down a military plane north of Sanaa as anti-government protesters call for president Saleh to face trial. Deborah Gembara reports.
Beginner - Taking a nap In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
Dundee Elementary Reaches Star Status with CELI Help
Dundee Elementary School in Tunica county has won state awards before, but since teaming up with the UM Center for Excellence in Literacy Instruction the school has won national awards. Video by Mary Stanton.
The Haqqani Network
Our Asia editor and Pakistan correspondent discuss the growing influence of the Haqqani network in Afghanistan and Pakistan
This 2:27 video is about Togans, who are related to each other as 90% of them have extended families. Togan's social status is based on money and family. Their language is Austronesian and is their national language. In Tonga government, they have one king, 9 members of the
house of nobles, 13 members of the Privy Council, 21 member of the house of representatives, and 12 members in the cabinet. Preview the rap music for words. It also does not does not add to the content.
International Business is one of the most challenging and exciting courses to teach in the Business School. To teach a current, dynamic and complete course you need a textbook by authors as passionate and informed about International Business as you are. Carpenter and Dunung’s International Business: The Opportunities and Challenges of a Flat World provides exploration into building, leading, and thriving in global organizations in an increasingly flat world. The authors define ”Flat wor
Community Driven Development in Sierra Leone
Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley) and Katherine Casey (Stanford) discussed the challenges of community driven development in post-war settings. They presented results from their GoBifo study in Sierra Leone, an intensive program to promote democratic decision-making within villages, in which they found no impact on social norms (i.e. involvement of marginalized groups in community decision making). They also discussed their use of the pre-analysis plan and the importance of having a registry for socia
Friedrich Naumann foundation
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) is a non-profit organisation that promotes liberal democracy, peace, respect for human rights, rule of law, and social and economic freedom. It seeks to uphold and explore the ideas of Friedrich Naumann, the nineteenth and early twentieth century German Protestant thinker who espoused liberalism and remedies for social ills in non-Marxist, bourgeois arguments for progressive reform. The site provides a history of the foundation established in Naumann's ho
Breakingviews: RBS board should fight to keep Hester
Oct. 19 - RBS' Stephen Hester has done a good job, boards should promote a culture of retaining successful CEOs, says Reuters Breakingviews.
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Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives
Center for Science of Information http://soihub.org presents Challenges in the Biology Front or How the Theory of Information Can Save Lives Dr. Ruben Aguilar http://www.bio.purdue.edu/development_disease/directory.php?refID=184 Associate Professor, Assistant Head Department of Biological Sciences Relying on examples from my own and other labs, I will discuss the challenges that modern biology faces today. Extraordinary technological advances in the field of biology impose an overwhelming pace
Elephant Zen Den
Step into the wild with gentle giants. Relax with elephants both young and old, and join the herd. (3:22)