The Science of Drug Politics - David Nutt
Prof David Nutt talks about the regulation of drugs including alcohol and tobacco.
Landscape painter Alan Cotton talks at Bath - Alan Cotton
Alan Cotton, Honorary Professor of Art at the University of Bath, gives his inaugural lecture where he presents stories about people and places from his travels.
Journeys in Indigo - Jenny Balfour-Paul
Dr Jenny Balfour-Paul, honorary research fellow at the University of Exeter and fellow at the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, tells a compelling story of indigo, the world's oldest, most magical and best-loved dye.
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Marquette's President Reads a Poem for National Poetry Month
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries and the Department of English held a reading by five faculty poets, who read their own poetry and other favorites. President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., introduced the event, as well as read a favorite poem, "The Metaphysicians of South Jersey," by Stephen Dunn.
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine reads at Plutzik Centennial Celebration
U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine gives a reading as part of the centennial celebration of University of Rochester poet Hyam Plutzik, and the reading series established in his name. Established in 1962, the Plutzik Reading Series is the longest and one of the most prestigious collegiate poetry reading series in the United States.
The Earth's Seasons (in Arabic)
An arabic educational 3d cartoon animation about the Earth's seasons, day and night, and phases of the moon. (2:00)
Calculus Study Guide 6.1-6.3
Project Citizen Queens News Story
Car on Eggs
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Nanotechnology - Grey goo or Great God? Discussion
Prof. Andrew Briggs : Discussion
Human Prehistory 101: Epilogue
Final video in a series that introduces human prehistory, this video describes how when people started crossing oceans, genetic and cultural differences between people from different continents began fading. (02:46)
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Tech in Real Life: Students See Devices as Tools, Not Toys
This 6:25 long video shows students in classes from Utah appling computers and diagnostic equipment across the curriculum to engage in authentic learning based on the community environment. It provides interviews and narration to give more depth to the idea of this type of lesson. It does not show assessments.
The Economy: When Will Happy Days Be Here Again?
The latest economic reports show the U.S. recovery has faltered. But someday, surely, there will be a real recovery. What forces will drive that upturn? And will the healthy economy of the future look different from those of the past -- establishing a "new normal?" Two intertwined factors are critical to any rebound, according to many experts: Home prices must stop declining and begin to rise, and consumers must spend more freely.Author(s):
The Biology of the Language Faculty: Its Perfection, Past and Future
Noam Chomsky, around whose work much of the Syntax series revolves, gives listeners a glimpse into the evolution of his own thinking, with an emphasis on areas of linguistics where computational considerations play a major role.
Chomsky briefly outlines the key components of a biologically based linguistics that be
Similes in Songs
These similes from songs are taken from several different videos. (01:25)