MisinforMation: A Double Room In A Single Bed (2010)
The BFI's most startling and uncategorisable DVD of the year reveals what happened when mysterious music makers Mordant Music were asked to re-score an array of 70s and 80s public information films and documentary shorts produced by the Central Office of Information (COI). This piece (one of fourteen) combines images from 'Ideal Homes' (c.1970) with a soundtrack sampled from 'Tackling Priority Estates' (1983). 'MisinforMation' is released on Monday December 6th, and available exclusively from
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Carillon électrique avec un paquet de café (video)

Un paquet de café vide qu'on a chargé électriquement oscille entre deux sphères conductrices.


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2.2 What is natural?
The genetic manipulation of plants and animals and their use in agriculture is one of the most controversial scientific developments of recent times. This unt takes a look at the 'science behind the headlines' and the complex interactions between scientific and social factors. By the end of the unit it's hoped that you will have a clearer idea of both what is GM makes possible as well as what may be thought desirable.
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Manal Omar on "Barefoot in Baghdad," Part 1
Manal Omar discusses her memoir, "Barefoot in Baghdad: A Story of Identity -- My Own and What It Means to Be a Woman in Chaos." An intimate look at the heartrending struggle for freedom and identity in Iraq, this poignant memoir tells a riveting story of hope and despair, freedom and longing, as Omar recounts the extraordinary metamorphosis of Iraq from a liberated country into an occupied one. She speaks of her quest to help as many Iraqi women as possible survive the savages of war and occupat
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Faces of Del Mar College: Biology
A Del Mar College biology graduate recently became the national grand champion at the 2010 Science and Energy Research Challenge, held at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.
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Panel Discussion: The Global University
Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus hosted a distinguished panel of university presidents from Asia, Europe and the United States during a summit on mobility and communication and their impact on global universities. The summit was sponsored by the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies (InterACT), a network of leading global research universities and institutes. The presidential panel included Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon and presidents from the
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Financial Assistance Services: Scholarship Search
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Financial assistance is offered based upon financial need as determined by the federal governments system of need analysis. There is also financial assistance available to those that do not have need according to federal guidelines but that require assistance in paying for college costs. This aid is primarily in the form of low interest loans. What is Financial Need? According to federal guidelines, financial need is based on the following equ
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The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - Sculpture In Motion
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art will open Sculpture in Motion: Lin Emery, A Retrospective, on Sunday, Nov. 21, and will remain on view through January 30. This exhibition is a 60-year retrospective of the acclaimed New Orleans kinetic sculptor Lin Emery and includes early static pieces; experiments in movement with magnets; motors and sounds; and large outdoor sculptures that capture the natural energy of the wind while commanding the landscape.
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Texas Tech Recruiting Students at Cowboys Stadium Reception
Texas Tech University recruits students in a variety of ways -- including a series of receptions hosted by President Guy Bailey. The receptions, held across the state and other parts of the southwest, are meant to encourage students to check out what Texas Tech has to offer. One reception happened at the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington where more than 500 prospective students and their families came to get more information on Texas Tech. While at the reception, students met with different a
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Grand Union Canal - Uxbridge to Brentford
Grand Union Canal maps and photos, particularly bridges with numbers
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Complete Smartboard Tutorial
A video tutorial on smartboard.
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Chichen Itza
This video is a brief overcap of the Mayan culture temple that is located in modern Mexico. This video focuses on the orgins of the Temple of Chichen Itza. It provides a quite a few facts of the temple and some of it characteristics. For instance, there are 365 steps to reach the top of th temple.
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Photosynthesis Song
In this computer animated video, the process on photosynthesis is explained in song with accompanying diagrams. ( 1:51)
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3.5.1 Summary of Section 3
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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Engaging Religious Communities Abroad: (with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs)
n February 23, 2010, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Task Force on Religion and the Making of U.S. Foreign Policy released its final report, which focuses on strategies for better incorporating an understanding of religion into the U.S. foreign policymaking framework. The Task Force is comprised of high level and influential policymakers, academics, constitutional lawyers and religious leaders.
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The Development of China's Energy Sector: Prof. Xu Kuangdi
Prof. Xu Kuangdi, former mayor of Shanghai, discussed China's energy sector at Georgetown University on September 30, 2010. Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program.
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Electric Company: What is a Green Screen?
This video explains how a green screen is used to make actors appear to be in different places. (1:13)
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2 The biology of prions
The furore surrounding the so-called ‘mad cow’ diseases is an important and controversial episode of recent years. Although it peaked several years ago, the topic is still of great medical significance, influencing the way members of the public think about and experience science and scientists.
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1.5.2 Late-onset multifactorial disorders
This Unit looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such tests provide genetic information in the form of a predictive diagnosis, and as such are described as predictive tests. Pre-natal diagnosis uses techniques such as amniocentesis to test fetuses in the womb. For example, it is commonly offered to women over 35 to test for Down's syndrome. Childhood testing involves testing children for genetic diseases that may not become a p
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