Foram Facts- An Introduction to Foraminifera
This Museum of Paleontology web page discusses foraminifera (forams for short), which are shelled marine microorganisms. It includes what are forams, where they live, their significance (in relation to biostratigraphy, paleoecology, and oil exploration), and an image-rich section about foram classification.
Improving Understanding and Collaboration among First Responders
This unique training addresses the institutional culture of five responder groups: law enforcement, EMS, fire, public health, and private security in an attempt at fostering understanding among these groups
Wireless network security
This unit describes security in the context of Information Security. Five general security attributes (Confidentiality, Authentication, Integrity, Non-Repudiation and Availability) are described and later evaluated in the context of IEEE 802.11 (WLAN). The unit finishes by presenting ten security threats that need to be considered in wireless design.
Lack of services available to women prisoners
Gertrude Cuthbert, chairperson of the Massachusetts Parole Board, describes what she perceives as sexism in the prison service in relation to the services available to women prisoners.
Public Hygiene and Epidemiology
A framework of public hygiene and epidemiology is given. Human pathology related to water and sanitation is dealt with, as well as the relation between health and society and environment.
Advance and retreat of the Ice-shelf
Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to the temperature of the surrounding water. The animation has been created on the basis of the most recent models created by the modelling team of the antarctic research called ANDRILL.
The New System of International Justice in the Wake of the Criminal Court
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent judicial body with jurisdiction over genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The ICC has recently embarked on its first prosecution: the trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo for crimes allegedly committed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Arrest warrants have been issued for individuals in relation to the situation in Darfur, Sudan, and for crimes committed in Uganda. An investigation into crimes allegedly committed in the C
10 Pembroke College
A short overview of Pembroke College including its history and facilities.
Living in an Era of Global Terror
In this podcast, Professor Richard Aldrich from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the impact of globalisation, the opportunities this affords to global terrorists and the challenges faced by the intelligence services. Globalisation has led to a free flow of money, people and ideas, which has benefited many people in the West in recent years and enhanced our standard of living, but the price paid is a reduction in security. As we see a shift towards a de-regulated glo
Financial Shocks and the Macroeconomy
This lecture was the Sixth Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Lecture. The lecture expands on the final chapter of Macfarlane's 2006 Boyer Lectures, which suggested that future economic shocks would be financial in origin. In particular it examines the implications of the current credit crisis for economic stability, for the financial security of the household sector and for retirement incomes policies.For more information on the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation go to: http://www.anu.edu.au/endowment
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Andy Grunberg on "Currents: Recent Acquisitions"
Corcoran College of Art and Design's Photography Department Chair Andy Grunberg discusses the post-modern in relation to the museum’s "Currents: Recent Acquistions" exhibition.
Piano Lesson - How to Play the A major scale (left hand)
2.5 minute video of overhead view of pianist playing the A major scale in the left hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes of the scale. Good for beginners.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
21M.013J The Supernatural in Music, Literature and Culture (MIT)
This course explores the relationship between music and the supernatural, focusing on the social history and context of supernatural beliefs as reflected in key literary and musical works from 1600 to the present. It provides an understanding of the place of ambiguity and the role of interpretation in culture, science and art. Great works of art by Shakespeare, Verdi, Goethe (in translation), Gounod, Henry James and Benjamin Britten are explored, as well as readings from the most recent scholars
Warriors of the .Net
Warriors of the .Net is a video for introducing the Internet to novice users. It helps the newcomers visualize how the Net works. It is 12 minutes long and creatively shows an IP packets journey through the net past routers, firewalls, and transatlantic cables.
Louisa May Alcott, American Author- A Brief Overview
This video features narration with still images of the family homestead, the family and family friends, and the cover and illustrations from one edition of Little Women. The female narrator informs us the popularity of this classic novel, Little Women (1868), allowed Alcott to achieve financial security for herself and her family. Bibliography includes four information source websites. (2:
How to Choose a Musical Instrument to Play
How to Choose a Musical Instrument to Play. Choose a musical instrument to play by assessing your skills and talents in relation to that instrument is recommended in this rather simplistic approach, but it might help motivate students. 01:19 run time
Basics of economics: Gaps in the Market
This professional video discusses the gaps in the market where there is no real competition. Security and education are often not trusted
to the market. The market often neglects social and environmental