Earth Today 1998 Introduction
The ability to see Earth from space has forever changed our view of the planet. We are now able to look at the Earth as a whole, and observe how its atmosphere, oceans, land masses, and life interact as global systems. Earths atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. Monitoring the Earth in near real time allows us to get an up to date picture of conditions on our planet. More SVS visualizations for the Earth Today ex
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Hadrian's Wall: Brunton Turret J880257 HADRIAN'S WALL: BRUNTON TURRET, Northumberland. Reconstruction drawing by Frank Gardiner (English Heritage Graphics Team).
HADRIAN'S WALL: BRUNTON TURRET, Northumberland. Reconstruction drawing by Frank Gardiner (English Heritage Graphics Team).
Casey Cares Partnership
Casey Cares Foundation is a special partner to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, providing games and activities for patients during their hospital stays and helping them continue to be kids, even when battling an illness. In this video, volunteers from Casey Cares Foundation decorate t-shirts and distribute pajamas to patients during the monthly "Kami's Jammies" party. Even something as simple as new pajamas can brighten a child's day when they are facing a hospital stay.
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
Mongolian Song - Ode to Auspiciousness Lunar New Year Gala 2011]
This song is sung by Anda band, the best Mongolian throat singing band in China. The music is written by Se Enkhbayar (色 恩克巴雅尔), one of the most well-known ethnic Mongolian Chinese musicians. The singers used two traditional Mongolian singing techniques in this song. [3:08]
English lyrics translated from Mongolian:
Auspicious and wish-fulfilled life blessed by skylights,
Splendid and gorgeous yurt roofs,
Doors and windows made by purple sandalwoods.
Mongolian khoomii artist sings in two techniques at the Khoomii Symposium 2009 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This song's name is Siilen buur. The throat singer's name is Mendbayar and he is one of the first professional throat singers of the world. [1:42]
ISS Update - June 26, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 26, 2012.
Breakingviews: Split is no panacea for News Corp's woes
June 26 - Spinning off the scandal-hit publishing arm could make the movie and broadcasting businesses more profitable, but rehabilitation will be slow with Murdoch at the helm.
Breakingviews: Facebook's gender bend
June 26 - Breakingviews columnists discuss the appointment of COO Sheryl Sandberg as Facebook's first female director and what it means for women fighting for greater representation in the boardroom.
Tube your Future
Tube Your Future is a video contest aimed at 3rd, 4th and 5th year secondary education students who create and film their own ideas of what it is like to work in the world of science and technology by interviewing a professional in their respective discipline. The contest is organised by the science centre, NEMO and it was developed in 2008 as a pilot project within the context of the European research project GAPP whose purpose is to encourage more students, particularly girls, into an educatio
Running with Harold Abrahams (1924)
Join legendary British athlete Harold Abrahams as he's put through his paces shortly after winning Gold in the 100 metre sprint at the 1924 Paris Olympics - later immortalised in the film 'Chariots of Fire'. This extract is taken from 'Running: A Sport That Creates Both Bodily and Mental Health', an edition of the 1920s newsreel 'Sporting Life: A Racing Outlook' which also includes Abrahams' fellow runner and 400 metre champion Eric Liddell.
Leaning Tower of Pisa
One of the finest examples of medieval Italian Romanesque architecture is year by year, slowly, relentlessly inclining to the south. Despite all efforts to correct this, it remains one of the continent’s premier attractions, the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Length: 4:51
Science Bulletins: Light Pollution—Beyond the Glare
Scientists have long understood that artificial light can disrupt wildlife that takes cues from natural light. It's becoming increasingly clear that light reflected off shiny artificial surfaces such as cars, buildings, and roads can also disrupt animal behavior—sometimes fatally. A new review of research on light pollution by a team of Hungarian and American scientists describes a new concern with polarized light pollution. When light bounces off reflective surfaces, it can become polarized,
Hitler's Economics [Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.] For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
[Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.]
For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
What is the House of Representatives?
Here's how the number of representatives in the House are determined and where the lines are drawn. (Video has slides and narration. Professionally-made video)
2012 Maryland Half Marathon
More than 1,700 people participated in the 4th annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center held Sunday, May 6 in the Maple Lawn community of Howard County, Md. The race has raised a total of $1 million since its inception in 2009 by co-founders Michael Greenebaum and Jon Sevel. This was the second year the course was located in Maple Lawn after two years in Timonium in Baltimore County. The top finisher in this year's Maryland
Executive Education Cuisine: European Style
Thunderbird Executive Education rolls out a new point of view for teaching methods and experiential learning at its European headquarters in Geneva. http://www.thunderbird.edu/europe