Twitter in Plain English
Why Twitter works. How it works. See how friends around the world meet - and stay connected...Twitter updates are short, they are only 140 characters.(2:25)
What is Google Wave?
Google Wave is communication that anyone can reply to. You can see communication in real-world time. With the playback button you can replay the conversation.
C++ Console Lesson 1: Creating a Console Application 2008
This video tutorial shows how to make your first program in C++, using Microsoft's Visual C++ 2008 Express. The code is a simple "Hello World" program that is ideal for C++ beginners or newbies to C++.
Chanting and enchanting animals - Chap. 5/6 This video shows how amphibians can help the world from medicine to food. Frogs can heal us, because their skin has chemical elements used to make medicines. There are thousands of species of frogs, so there could be thousands of more discoveries. Frogs have been used as food for a long time. Frogs can also be helpful because they eat bugs that can be harmful to agriculture. Good quality video for students of any age from se
This video shows how amphibians can help the world from medicine to food. Frogs can heal us, because their skin has chemical elements used to make medicines. There are thousands of species of frogs, so there could be thousands of more discoveries. Frogs have been used as food for a long time. Frogs can also be helpful because they eat bugs that can be harmful to agriculture. Good quality video for students of any age from se
Elephant Mating, Fighting & Pregnancy
From the creation of a fertile egg in a female matriarch, to the
battles to find a mate, to the long biological journey to fertilisation,
this amazing short video from BBC wildlife show charts the incredible story of reproduction in the elephant world.
When China Rules the World
The years immediately following the end of the Cold War gave rise to the notion that the world was entering yet another American Century. But the next century will be decidedly Chinese and the rest of the world needs to adjust to this fact fast. Martin Jacques is a visiting senior fellow at LSE IDEAS. This event celebrates the publication of his book When China Rules the World: the rise of the middle kingdom and the end of the western world.
The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace
In a worldwide educational marketplace, international competition to build the best universities and attract the brightest minds is more intense than ever. In his lecture based around his book, The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky argues that the globalisation of higher education should be welcomed, not feared. Ben Wildavsky is a senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (Princeton University
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who
believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify
our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity
often works against it.
Florida is the only place in the world where you will find both alligators AND crocodiles. This movie teaches you how to tell the difference between a "croc" and a "gator." Run time 01:49.
The Discovery of Penicillin
In this video segment adapted from A Science Odyssey, learn what led British researcher Alexander Fleming to the chance discovery of antibacterial properties of a mold extract he later named penicillin. After treating World War I battlefield casualties, Fleming began searching for compounds that would ward off infections in humans. Returning from vacation in the summer of 1928, he noticed that mold was partly covering one of the agar plates in which he had been growing bacteria, and that the mol
Filmmaker David Douglas examines the world of wolves and how they have survived near extinction.
UCLA preserved silent animation
This website gives online access to the UCLA archive of animations from the silent era of cinema. At May 2010, 11 vintage films from 1900 to 1928 are freely available for online viewing. Also available are commentaries from the preservationists involved, film notes, and information on the historical context. A Study Guide is available for download in PDF format. This website offers a fascinating view into a time before animation became standardised, enabling researchers to detect influences
Muslim children around the world
This video shows children from the Muslim world. It gives the name of the country that each child is from. It is set to beautiful music.
Iguazu - The Most Spectacular Waterfalls in the World Between Argentina and Brazil you can see the most beautiful waterfalls of the world: Iguazu Falls.
Between Argentina and Brazil you can see the most beautiful waterfalls of the world: Iguazu Falls.
Learn about the life of Christopher Columbus and his famous journey to the New World.
Maryland, Carolina, and Georgia
The British colonies in the American south were divided into two regions: the Chesapeake colonies, which included Maryland and Virginia, and the Southern colonies, which included Georgia and the Carolinas. One of the first proprietary colonies, or colonies owned by an individual instead of a joint-stock company, was the Chesapeake colony of Maryland, granted by Charles I to Sir George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore. Upon his death, the land was left to his son Cecilius Calvert, the second Lor
Severn Suzuki - The Girl Who Silenced the World - 1992 UN Conference (Rio)
Severn Suzuki, at 13 years-old, speaks in front of important world leaders and representatives of many countries. She deals with young people´s worries about our world and its future.
Taking the "litter" out of Kitty Litter
Humans aren't the only ones in the world with a waste problem. We go through 2 million tons of non-biodegradable kitty litter each year. Bill Nye tackles the problem of kitty litter and shows how you can help your pet reduce its carbon footprint. Run time 03:15