Krugloye, Belarus: Mass Murder of the Jews
Khonya Epshteyn, born in 1928 in Shepelevichi, Belarus, testifies about the murder operations against the Jews that were carried out in Krugloye. Epshteyn recounts the saving of his family by a local neighbor. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/murderSite.asp?site_id=230
9.14 Brain Structure and its Origins (MIT)
This course covers major CNS structures with emphasis on systems being used as models for experimental studies of development and plasticity. Topics include basic patterns of connections in CNS, embryogenesis, PNS anatomy and development, process outgrowth and synaptogenesis, growth factors and cell survival, spinal and hindbrain anatomy, and development of regional specificity with an introduction to comparative anatomy and CNS evolution. A review of lab techniques (anatomy, tissue culture) is
The Stationary Steam Engine
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Second Sir Douglas Hague Annual Lecture: Professor Raymond Dwek
Professor Dwek explores Oxford University's strong track record of interacting with the commercial world. Oxford University has a strong track record of interacting with the commercial world. This includes both spinning out new ventures that exploit its intellectual capital in the commercial world and attracting funds from the commercial world to further develop its intellectual capital. Professor Dwek is a leading Oxford scientist who has been highly successful in both aspects. Here he refle
A Day in the Life of a Zen Monk
This video trailer shows the daily life of a zen monk in a large soto-zen monastery in Japan. Some parts of this clip are taken from the feature-length film, The Zen Mind, available on DVD at emptymindfilms.com. (4:54)
VUCast Special: Do You Believe in Magic…
Want to feel good deep down inside? Meet a child who will melt your heart. Watch the inspiration of Vanderbilt students who turned caring for others into a business. And, remember how we all came together in the face of disaster. It’s VUCast’s special year-ender. Happy New Year. 2010 will be remembered at Vanderbilt forkeep reading »
"Orange, yellow, dark brown on cream color olla. Worn black painted rim. Designs on neck and body. Orange base and concave on bottom. No signature. Good [condition] -- fire clouds, abrasions, 2 chips on rim."--Description from the Museum catalog,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
Haiti Poem: Ganthier by Kwame Dawes
Poem by Kwame Dawes Images by Andre Lambertson Music by Kevin Simmonds Editing by Robin Bell I thought, he said of the wife who lasted six months, before the news of this treachery of the blood, before he lay on his back, the bottles of toxic drugs and poison for rats lined up on his sill, before the simple equation of fatigue with this world plus a body falling to ruin, a heart shattered by a woman's laughter, before all of this, she had left, that wife, that angel, the women of beauty who kn
En Espanol: Character Education
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
En este artículo, examinamos la historia de la noción de educación que forma del carácter de la persona (en inglés se llama "character education"), porque creemos que ese tipo de pedagogía debe […]
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Perception - The Reality Beyond Matter
This video delves into the philosophical questions of reality whilst quoting several well known philosophers along the way. (20:27)
How Much Faith Should We Put in Keynesian Models? Jim Manzi is a private-sector expert in statistical analysis. He is my favorite commentator on the economics of climate change, because he dove into the IPCC reports and found that the proposed legislative "cures" (cap-and-tra
Jim Manzi is a private-sector expert in statistical analysis. He is my favorite commentator on the economics of climate change, because he dove into the IPCC reports and found that the proposed legislative "cures" (cap-and-tra
"Writing in 3-D": The art of storytelling
Charlotte Observer columnist Tommy Tomlinson talks about good storytelling in this clip from his "Writing in 3-D" class at Queens. Learn more about his upcoming writing workshops: http://bit.ly/ikApaK.
World Cycling Championships 2010
Students and recent graduates of RMIT University’s Remedial Massage (Myotherapy) program from the School of Life and Physical Sciences had the opportunity to look treat and massage cyclists and teams from Australia and the world at the recent indoor World Cycling Championships held at Hisense Arena in Melbourne Australia. Mentored by industry expert and exercise science specialists – Jason Patten (Senior Educator and Program Manager, Complementary Therapies, RMIT University) and James Green
På tisdagen berättade vi på Klartext att barn får mer biverkningar än vuxna av samma sorts medicin. Vi berättade också att en kvinna dömdes för två mord i Värnamo.
The College of Forestry at Oregon State University is a nation leading program. Here are some of the people that are impacting our local community every day.
NYIT Global Update: English: 01/19/11
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Global Update: English Version: 01/19/11
Setting the rules of the game: corporate governance and the banking sector
As the financial crisis morphs into a sovereign debt crisis, the corporate governance of banks is back under the spotlight. Whose interests should bank boards be serving? And who should be monitoring what banks do?
Traditional Ninja Weapons
Ninjas including kusari-gama and shuriken in this video clip which shows how these weapons are used and what ninjas means. Most of the weapons were for defensive purposes. Since these weapons are deadly the students must be mature enough to learn about them in respect to the culture of Japan.
A Look at Microsoft's Surface Computer V.2 Microsoft Surface General Manager Panos Panay showed us a preview of the next version of Surface at CES, called the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface. This matured device runs on Embedded Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and has a new technology in the screen that allows for 2 million sensors (rather than optical cameras) alongside the pixels in the display. This means more touchpoints than you have fingers or friends, no more box under the displ
Microsoft Surface General Manager Panos Panay showed us a preview of the next version of Surface at CES, called the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface. This matured device runs on Embedded Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and has a new technology in the screen that allows for 2 million sensors (rather than optical cameras) alongside the pixels in the display. This means more touchpoints than you have fingers or friends, no more box under the displ