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Lecture 9A: Li Tang and His Followers
After looking at three late Northern Song handscrolls, one by Wang Ximeng and two others attributed to the brothers Zhao Boju and Zhao Bosu, this lecture is devoted to the major landscapist of that period, Li Tang, and his followers active in the Imperial Academy later in the Southern Song period. The lecture concludes with two more handscrolls by Li Tang followers.
Integer Division and Modulus
An explanation of integer division with an example of how this was learned in grade school as your first method of understanding division before fractions. The modulus operator is explained.
Polar Bear Habitat
Come visit the Arctic, where the polar bears call home. (0:34)
Weekly ISS Recap - Oct. 17-21, 2011
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Oct. 17-21, 2011.
Body of Gaddafi's son displayed
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The corpse of Muammar Gaddafi's son, Mo'tassim, is laid out in a private house in Misrata while opponents of the old regime take photos. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Misrata Libyans celebrate into the night
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Libyans mark the end of Gaddafi's rule with fireworks, as some pose for pictures beside the corpse of the country's former dictator. Julie Noce reports.
22.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Zum zweiten Hilfspaket für das von der Pleite bedrohte Griechenland sollen die privaten Gläubiger nach dem Willen der Staaten der Euro-Zone deutlich mehr beitragen, als bisher geplant. Euro-Gruppen-Chef Jean-Claude Juncker sagte in Brüssel am Rande der Beratungen zur Vorbereitung des EU-Doppel-Gipfels, es bestehe
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Motor - Throwing Ball
The toddler is able to throw the ball overhand and shows pleasure in playing the game of throwing and chasing after the ball. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Sample Axonometric (Isometric) Projections
Useful Fact-sheet explaining the relationship between the orthographic views and the axonometric views.
4.665 Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate (MIT)
This class, required of all Master of Architecture students, presents a critical review of works, theories, and polemics in architecture in the aftermath of World War II. The aim is to present a historical understanding of the period, and to develop a meaningful framework to assess contemporary issues in architecture. Special attention will be paid to historiographic questions of how architects construe the terms of their "present."
Facilitating Scientific Discovery
Amit Majumdar talks about how various scientists in many different fields of study collaborate with computer scientists at SDSC by using the computational power of the San Diego Supercomputer Center data resources to conduct their research on the UCSD campus.
Thailand hopes sandbags will save Bangkok
Nov. 3 - Thailand stacks giant sandbags, hoping to prevent floodwater from entering the heart of the Bangkok. Katharine Jackson reports.
Golden lion tamarin
The golden lion tamarin, a monkey, is endangered because of habitat loss and resultant inbreeding.
The iris is the colored part of the eye. The pupil is the dark circle in the middle of the iris. The iris causes the pupil to expand or contract depending on the amount of light in a given area. Once light passes through the pupil, a structure called the lens that is directly behind the pupil focuses the light at the back of the eye. The optic nerve, located at the back of the eye, takes the focused message and relays it to the brain where it is processed into an image.
The Epic Journey Begins - The Gecko's Journey Commercial
This 30 second commercial from Geico uses humor to relay a persuasive message to the audience. Commercials are not only relevant to students, but can also be used for a variety of comprehension skills such as: perspective, point of view, cause and effect, compare and contrast, context clues, drawing conclusions, fact and opinion, inference, summarizing, and sequencing.
An Introduction to Omura, Japan
A college student introduces her hometown of Omura, Japan, in this selection. The selection contains a slide show of photos with narration by the student. ( 2:44)
There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know how to look for it. Wherever you live, be it in a city or the countryside, you will find areas that support a range of wildlife. This unit will provide you with basic scientific and observational skills so that you can go into your local neighbourhood to discover the animals and plants in open spaces. You will learn how to observe, identify and record the wildlife around you, building up a picture of a small part of
Demo: Old genome coordinates to new
Genome sequences are updated with time. Your data might be on an older version of the genome, for example the human genome assembly NCBI36 (also known as hg18 by UCSC). In 2009, this assembly was updated to GRCh37 (named hg19 by UCSC). You can use the Ensembl archive site to view the older genome: http://may2009.archive.ensembl.org. To convert your coordinates to the newest genome sequence, use the Ensembl assembly converter (demonstrated in this video.)
Portrait of 2010 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry
A look at the lives and work of the 2010 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki. For more information see: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2010/