The Zimmerman Telegram: Bringing America Closer to War
At the end of January 1917, the German government--desperate to break the stalemated trench warfare--announced that it would resume unrestricted submarine attacks. The United States broke diplomatic relations with Germany and further events pushed the nation even closer to war. On March 1, newspapers published a telegram from German foreign minister Arthur Zimmermann to the Mexican government, proposing a German-Mexican alliance against the United States. (For attacking the United States, the Me
Ice Drillers are Hard Core
Deciphering the secrets of past climate hidden in ice cores depends on the technical skills and ingenuity under pressure of drillers from ICDS, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Ice Coring and Drilling Services. In this video, ICDS staffers Lou, Mike and Jay explain why they enjoy the life of drillers, braving extreme cold in some of the remotest regions of the globe. Mike says drilling requires both science and art, and why he keeps his hand on the cable even when it's minus 20; Lou talks a
Free e-Book: 20 iPad Lesson ideas I came across this great e-book from RM education today that is full of realistic lesson ideas about using the iPad in the classroom. It covers all key learning areas and is definitely worth the download. Enjoy. Access it Author(s):
I came across this great e-book from RM education today that is full of realistic lesson ideas about using the iPad in the classroom. It covers all key learning areas and is definitely worth the download. Enjoy. Access it Author(s):
Simple animations to explain complex procedures Below are a collection of animated GIF files that do a brilliant job at visually explaining how complex mechanical procedures such as how a sewing machine works. These would be great for science and engineering students or simply those who have an inquisitive mind. Enjoy. Author(s):
Radial Aircraft Engine:
Below are a collection of animated GIF files that do a brilliant job at visually explaining how complex mechanical procedures such as how a sewing machine works. These would be great for science and engineering students or simply those who have an inquisitive mind. Enjoy.
Robins Executive Speaker Series & C-Suite Conversations Overview
Watch highlights from the 2011-2012 Academic Year speakers from the Robins Executive Speaker Series and C-Suite Conversations.
Cool Image: Self-Organizing Proteins
Las frutas y verduras del arco iris - vocabulario de colores y de frutas
Niko explora las frutas y verduras, junto con los colores utilizando español simple. Bueno para principiantes. 7:50
Morpheus Tether Test #20
Morpheus conducts another tethered test, August 3, 2012. Morpheus is a full spacecraft and rocket-powered lander, which demonstrates new green technology, as well as an autonomous landing and hazard detection technology.
EBICS 2nd Annual Retreat Keynote Lecture: How emergence drives the (science and) ethics of synthetic Dr. Mark A. Bedau - Prof. of Philosophy and Humanities, Reed College
Dr. Mark A. Bedau - Prof. of Philosophy and Humanities, Reed College
Ping 149: The Outlook is good, body controlled PC's, Win8 RTM, Paid apps | Ping! This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
03.08.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Frustriert und enttäuscht über die eskalierende Gewalt in Syrien legt der Sondervermittler von UN und Arabischer Liga, Kofi Annan, sein Amt zum 31. August nieder. Seinen Rücktritt begründete Annan vor allem mit der Blockade des im Syrien-Konflikt gespaltenen UN-Sicherheitsrats. Die Veto-Mächte Russland und China haben bisher drei Resolutionen zu Syrie
Dr. Andrew Johnson explains what academic writing is and is not giving examples of both. The narrator teaches that academic writing uses a formal tone, transmits ideas without appealing to emotion, and is concise. (02:35)
Harvard researchers demonstrate soft robot camouflage system
Having already broken new ground in robotics with the development, last year, of a class of "soft", silicone-based robots based on creatures like squid and octopi, Harvard scientists are now working to create systems that would allow the robots to camouflage themselves, or stand out in their environment. As described in a paper published August 16 in Science, a team of researchers led by George M. Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has developed a "dynamic col
Real GDP and Nominal GDP - Khan Academy
The instructor shows how to use real GDP as a measure of actual productivity growth. (08:04)
Einstein's General Theory of Relativity | Lecture 2
In this lecture, Professor Leonard Susskind of the Stanford University Physic's Department discusses dark energy, the tendency of it to tear atoms apart, atoms apart, and Gauss's Law. (1:47:37)
Einstein's Theory (PHY 27) discusses the different applications of Einstein's Theory of Relativity in particle physics, including Newtonian, Galilean, and Guassian laws; particle attraction and repulsion; gravitational fields; and dark energy.