The Hunger Games - Official Theatrical Trailer + Review
This selection contains the official trailer for the film The Hunger Games based on the novel by Suzanne Collins. Set in the future in Panem, which was once known as North America, the capitol keeps the people in line by sending one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. ( 3:40)
Breakingviews: Defrauding Uncle Sam
Breakingviews columnists discuss the latest twists in the U.S. mortgage mess involving Citigroup and Bank of America.
21L.486 Modern Drama (MIT)
This course analyzes major modern plays featuring works by Shaw, Pirandello, Beckett, Brecht, Williams, Soyinka, Hwang, Churchill, Wilson, Frayn, Stoppard, Deveare Smith, and Kushner. The class particularly considers performance, sociopolitical and aesthetic contexts, and the role of theater in the world of modern multimedia.
International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
This is the standard setting body responsible for the development of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), permitted or required by over 100 countries across the world. It aims to 'develop a single set of high quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted international financial reporting standards (IFRSs) through its standard-setting body, the IASB. ' The board consists of 15 independent experts who have relevant high level experience. The website offers news about
Rememering The High Lonesome
Profiles filmmaker, photographer, artist, and musician John Cohen. The film examines the birth of a new artistic ethic and counterculture through John Cohen's involvement with the Beat Generation, abstract expressionist painters, and the Folk Music Revival, and it explores the role of an outsider documenting the life and arts of an Appalachian community.
Music, Narrative & Verbal Arts, Folkmusic Revival / Appalachia / 2003
Sadobabies: Runaways in San Francisco
A 1988 8mm video documentary about the street children of San Francisco. The video documents the expressive traditions of a group of young runaways who formed an alternative family in an abandoned high school building near Golden Gate Park. Shot in an urban setting with a "one-person crew," Sadobabies demonstrates small-format, low-budget production.
Customs, Children, Children, Family, Urban Life, Urban Life / West / 1988
Salamanders: A Night at the Phi Delt House
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An annual, weekend party at a college fraternity, which includes swallowing live salamanders develops into a competition among coeds that has sexual overtones. A George Hornbein/Ken Thigpen film.
Customs, Festivals/Customs, Play / Middle Atlantic / 1982
The Sea Bright Skiff: Working on the Jersey Shore
The Sea Bright-style skiff dates back to the mid 1800s along the North Jersey Shore. Charles Hankins still hand-crafts these boats of New Jersey cedar and green oak, though they no longer serve as fishing vessels. He demonstrates the process of building the skiff, step by step.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / Middle Atlantic / 1991
Must Climate Change End The Platinum Age
In the inaugural S.T. Lee Lecture on Asia and the Pacific Professor Garnaut asks: How the risks of climate change will interact with the 'Platinum Age' of global economic growth? What are the limits for global emissions within which the world will need to live if the risk of dangerous climate change is to be kept within acceptable bounds? What principles could be reasonably applied to the allocation of a global emissions budget amongst countries? What global emissions budget would make sense for
In search of the perfect vacuum part 2 -- Jeremy Webb -- Nothing event
For centuries people believed that a vacuum was impossible, even immoral. Jeremy Webb explains how we got from here to the near-perfect vacuum at the core of the Large Hadron Collider. Watch the other videos from this event to join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the world around us, from the importance of zero to how a few words can kill to understanding the big bang. 13 Novembe
Hey, Class of 2014: What's Next?
Some of our newly minted grads tell us their next adventures will be, in academia and beyond.
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Pirates of the Carrot and Bean
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: Health Pirates sail the produce isles in search of high fiber foods. (1min)
This video segment explains why Native people regard wetlands not only for their important ecological function, but for their spiritual value as well. For many tribes, wetlands represent life. They consider wetlands to be sacred places that must be protected from external sources of pollution, such as runoff from landscaping businesses and municipal discharges. The video segment was adapted from a student video produced at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. (1:21)
Folklore Museum 3D moon flyover reveals greatest detail ever Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture SeaWiFS Biosphere: Rotating Globe with Zoom to Pacific Ocean Bianca's Body Math Cómo actúan los campos magnéticos (en español)
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This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be ex
SeaWiFS looks at the Pacific Ocean and monitors El-Nino and La-Nina.
In order to solve a mystery about a suspect's footsteps, Jackie, Inez and Matt look for body matches. After some experimenting, they reason that the length of each of their heads match the length of their foot. (1:!7)
Se llama campo magnético a la zona que rodea a un objeto imantado y en la cual se manifiestan sus propiedades magnéticas. Si alguna vez te has preguntado cómo funciona un imán cuando atrae objetos metálicos, este vídeo te explica de una forma sencilla. Perfecto para niños. (1:15)
3D moon flyover reveals greatest detail ever
Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
SeaWiFS Biosphere: Rotating Globe with Zoom to Pacific Ocean
Bianca's Body Math
Cómo actúan los campos magnéticos (en español)