Nathaniel Ayers and Steve Lopez - 60 Minutes
In this 60 Minutes segment, entitled Mr. Lopez Meets Mr. Ayers, Morley Safer interviews both men - and several other individuals - as he pieces together the life and talent of Nathaniel Anthony Ayers.
As a Juilliard scholarship student, Mr. Ayers demonstrated great talent and promise as a double-bass player. Then he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, and his world - and that of his family - turned upside down. (12:41)
Value Investing Conference 2010 - Part 6
The final event of the 2010 Value Investing Conference at the University of Virginia consisted of a discussion with the Investor Roundtable. Members of the Roundtable were Lisa O'Dell Rapuano, Richard Mayo, Donald Wilkinson III, Fred Sands Jr., and Robert Smith.
2.3.2 Total carbon footprints Of course, the picture changes when you consider total CO2 emissions for different countries rather than emissions per person. Figure 8(b) is another chart that shows that America was by far the greatest total emitter of CO2 in 2002, but, owing to their huge population
Of course, the picture changes when you consider total CO2 emissions for different countries rather than emissions per person. Figure 8(b) is another chart that shows that America was by far the greatest total emitter of CO2 in 2002, but, owing to their huge population
Class of 2014 Slideshow: NYIT Commencement 2014
Images and video of students and NYIT community from the past year. Congratulations, Class of 2014!
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series' as '24' and 'Battlestar Galactica' and how these common cultural experiences should not be underestimated as
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in
Residents clean up after Guatemala quake
At least two killed in an earthquake that rattled an area along the Guatemala/Mexico border. Rough cut. (No reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuter
Class of 2014 graduation - Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo remarks
Remraks from the U.S. Army War College Commandant, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, during the Class of 2014 graduation ceremony June 6.
Ukraine OSCE observers freed
Seven OSCE observers held by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine are released. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputat
016 Poiret: King of Fashion
Curator Harold Koda explains Paul Poiret's significant contributions to the world of fashion. The video version includes a special animation feature.
Work in the World: A Teachers' Guide to Work Issues
This teachers’ resource book is designed to help young people to understand the key political, social and economic forces which will shape their lives. It aims to develop knowledge and skills to help young people understand the world in which they live, and to participate in it as knowledgeable global citizens. It is not prescriptive but aims to provide teachers with a practical and flexible resource. The book is made up of text, activities, glossary boxes, case studies and a list of resources
067 Special Exhibition: A Musical Setting for Bronzino
Curator Carmen Bambach talks to composer Bruce Adolphe about how he translated the art and ideas of Agnolo Bronzino—whose drawings are on view in the current exhibition "The Drawings of Bronzino"—into music. The world premiere of Adolphe's new piece, Of Art and Onions: Homage to Bronzino (commissioned by Palazzo Strozzi in Florence), will be performed at the Metropolitan Museum on Saturday, March 6, 2010.
Smithsonian Behind the Scenes: Contemporary Art Conservation
Latex, chocolate, soap, and video game software are just a few of the non-traditional materials that have inspired contemporary artists. While they embrace the modern, synthetic and technologically advanced world in which we live, some of materials present significant conservation problems for museum conservators. Gwynne Ryan, a conservator at the Smithsonian's
Meet the Artist: Yinka Shonibare MBE
During the opening week of the artist’s major midcareer survey at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), UK-based Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare visits the Hirshhorn to discuss his work with NMAfA curator Karen Milbourne. Like the Hirshhorn’s “The Age of Enlightenment—Antoine Lavoisier” (2008) on view in “Strange Bodies” until Nov. 15, much of Shonibare’s work poses questions about politic
The Ants and the Grasshopper
This video segment from Between the Lions is an original, animated retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable in which a grasshopper sings and dances while the ants gather food for winter. The grasshopper then has nothing to eat once the cold weather comes. In the end, the ants invite the grasshopper inside for a meal, and they all dance a merry mambo. Featured "m" words include: many, moons, moody, Murray, Marge, merry, Melanie, mangos, melons, mambo, music, moving, mushrooms, macar
Duke Medicine maternal-fetal medicine
Learn more about the maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Duke Medicine.
In this activity, students access and visualize world population data using the user friendly MyWorld GIS software. Data includes total population, population density, projected population, male and female population, and age specific population, etc. On this Starting Point page, users can access information ...
Evolution and Philosophy: Is There Progress and Direction in Evolution?
This essay discusses the problem with a teleological approach to evolution, that is, the expectation that there is some goal towards which the evolutionary process is leading, and the fallacy that natural selection makes organisms, and the world, better. The article is part of the TalkOrigins.org website ...
The beginnings of life on Earth.
This American Scientist article by Christian de Duve reviews current ideas of the origin of life from abiotic materials, including the early atmosphere and the "RNA world." Users can read this article online, request classroom use permission or email the article. The page also contains links to related ...
21. How To Go Crazy For Pizza (HTI)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Jane happened to read a very cool article a few days ago entitled "Learn Italian While Eating Pizza". Everyone knows that pizza was invented in Italy and is certainly one of the most popular food all over the world. What was interesting about the article, though, was a tongue-twister that featured [...]