"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making" (video)
"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 5/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
Innovation: transforming China's economic development - Chinese [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Liu Wei | China has built a relatively well-off society by the end of the 20th century, transforming from a low-income country to a lower-middle-income one. In the first decade of the 21st century, China has further elevated itself to an upper-middle-income country. Based on these achievements, the country sets its new goals for economic development: a sustainable economic growth to double its scale, a high-income economy with a higher per capita GDP, a transformation in th
Bomb Detecting Nanosensors | Listeria Outbreak
Dr. Daniel Heller from MIT describes how he uses nanosensors and bee venom to detect explosives. PhD candidate Kyle Perry from Harvard gives the facts about the recent Listeria outbreak connected to cantaloupes.
"Taiwan's New Approach: Opportunities and Challenges for President Ma Ying-jeou's Government" (video
Introduction and Welcome: Professor Dali L. Yang, University of Chicago. Panel 1: Taiwan's Participations in International Affairs (Chair: Professor Te-Yu Wang, Illinois State University) -- Professor Chong-Pin Lin, Tamkang University, "Sightful Carrot and Shrouded Stick: Beijing's Adjusted Taiwan Policy" (Discussant: Professor John J. Mearsheimer, University o
Ukraine's Yanukovich says not resigning or leaving Ukraine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich says he will not resign or leave Ukraine, denounces what is happening in the country as a coup. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 new
I disturbi d'ansia nell'età evolutiva
Tradizionalmente, la paura è stata differenziata dall’ansia e dalle fobie in base all’obiettività del pericolo. Quando si tratta di bambini, però, tale distinzione può risultare fuorviante. I bambini infatti a causa del loro sviluppo cognitivo ancora in divenire trovano spesso difficile differenziare il reale dall’immaginario. E’ dunque necessario osservare l’impatto che tale stato d’animo ha sull’adattamento e sul comportamento del bambino,Traditionally, the fear was dif
Egyptians celebrate Sisi win, EU questions media bias
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 29 - Supporters of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate provisional election results showing his likely win. Observers say election was free, not necessarily fair. Gavino Garay reports. 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
Regular Verbs in Past Pronunciation
Regular verbs may be pronounced in three different ways. This clips shows how to pronounce regular verbs in past.(0:50)
How to Play Croquet
A four minute video that shows the basics of croquet. The terms are explained as well as rules. Good introduction. A bit of history, too.
Ice, Snow, Sodium Chloride, Calcium Chloride
Why do we put salt on the roads and what is the difference between snow and ice? This video talks about the chemical reaction between ice and salt. Talks about why ice is not just melted with heat when on roads. It also talks about calcium chloride and how it compares to sodium chloride. It details snow and the chemical description of it. Talks about how snow crystals are formed. Run time 05:50.
Density Bottle Experiment
This video provides an interesting experiment to teach kids about density. A student shows how to experiment with density using a water bottle and various liquids. An explanation is provided by the student Run time 06:52.
Form follows parameters: Parametric modeling for fabrication and manufacturing processes
As the architectural field continues to explore the possibilities of parametric design it is important to understand that architectural computation has evolved from representations to simulation and evaluation. This paper explores the digital processes of parametric scripting as a way to generate architectural artefacts that can be realized in the physical landscape through various digital fabrication and industrial manufacturing techniques. This paper will highlight the important discoveries of
Congressman John Lewis Gives Law Commencement Address
Video by Mary Stanton Knight
Are Obama & Romney Different on Economic Policy?
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Multiple Sketch Users in DDDoolz
This paper presents DDDoolz, a desktop-VR three-dimensional voxel sketchtool. DDDoolz is developed in the Design Systems Group to explore the use of Virtual Reality technology in the early design stage. The aim is to offer a sketch-like environment in VR with an unobtrusive interface. The paper presents DDDoolz, how it is used in education and with partners in architectural practice, and some future developments. As an extension to current functionality, the possibility of multiple users at the
Unmoderated Caucus John Adams Presidency and the Alien and Sedition Acts We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
This video discusses John Adams and the passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts as well as the Kentucky & Virginia Resolutions and packing the courts. The five-minute video does an excellent job of explaining these acts and adds insights into John Adams and the Federalist Party.
Author Cynthia Levinson explores her motivation to write a children's book about the Birmingham Children's March and how the process affected her as a writer and as a citizen. This interview was conducted over e-mail by Courtney Deal. Speaker Biography: Cynthia Y. Levinson is the author of several articles and short fiction pieces for young readers. "We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March" is her first nonfiction book for young readers and has received many awards including the
John Adams Presidency and the Alien and Sedition Acts
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March