The History of Baseball Opening Day
This two minute video explains some of the history of the opening day of the baseball season and some of the decisions that go into it. Narration by students with just a few specific facts, but most students will not be able to relate to the names.
Smart Architecture: Integration of Digital and Building Technologies
Recent developments in digital technologies and smart materials have created new opportunities and are suggesting significant changes in the way we design and build architecture. Traditionally, however, there has always been a gap between the new technologies and their applications into other areas. Even though, most technological innovations hold the promise to transform the building industry and the architecture within, and although, there have been some limited attempts in this area recently;
Selay Kouassi on Water as a Tool for Peace in Ivory Coast
Pulitzer Center grantee Selay Kouassi introduces his forthcoming reporting on how water is used as a tool of peace and war in Ivory Coast. He is part of a Pulitzer Center team of six journalists investigating water and sanitation in West Africa.
Teacher Tipster-One Breath Boxes-Practicing Sight Words
In this video, Mr. Smith shows us how to use this fun printable as a fun, easy, and effective center game. Each "breath box" is filled with sight words. There are 6 breath boxes on each printable and each one gets longer. Students are to practice taking a deep breath and saying all the words in each list. This is a great activity for mastering sight words. (3:56)
Landscape Design Tool of Wide Ecological Aspect
The article shows new tool prepared in two Technical Universities in Poland. The packet as a whole, of its current condition, is mainly elaborated by Henryk Andrzejewski at Faculty of Architecture of Wroclaw Technical University. Plant and vegetation units specifier is so far prepared by Krzysztof M. Rostahski and Mirostaw Rogula at Faculty of Architecture of Silesian Technical University. The packet allows to create the new text database of plants and to add the external data to the existing da
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Human Behavior: Padlock
Humans need to feel physically safe wherever they are, and especially in their own homes.
News #138 - You’re at the right place, just a new face
Ever feel the need to make a change? We get that feeling too. Look around, something’s different. Can you tell? We’ve redesigned our homepage, our iTunes, Twitter, and Facebook logos. Some wait to make changes after the New Year, we’re starting early. Innovative Language is the modern and practical (also the most fun, easy and [...]
Morph your face with augmented reality
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/augmented-reality-system-gives-you-a-new-face.html
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 22
In this week’s lesson, Mark and Alba talk about music. Their discussion includes talk of playing musical instruments and how listening to music is changing because of technology. In the intermedio, José provides a couple of interesting phrases which can be used to say that you find something difficult. Language points covered incl
Jawed Cares Total Hair Therapy
International regulatory reforms hurt global recovery: report
Sept. 6 - IIF Managing Director Charles Dallara discusses the Institute's report revealing international regulatory reforms in the financial industry are adding pressure on the U.S., Japan and Western Europe.
Former Georgia Labor Commissioner on Georgia Works program
Sept. 6 - Former Georgia State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond, who originally devised the Georgia Works plan, speaks to Insider about the program.
Article :: Silver Efex Pro 2: Fine-Tuned Black and White Photos
This article is the second of five that focuses on plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture. Silver Efex Pro is Nik Software’s answer to a professional Black and White photography workflow, offering a wider range of options for controlling contrast, details, and creative toning than the standard tools offered in Photoshop, Lightroom, or Aperture. Here, Photoshop expert Dan Moughamian, author of Adobe Digital Imaging How-
Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K
An Asteroid's Surface in Fine Detail
A new video from NASA's Dawn spacecraft takes us on a flyover journey above the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The data obtained by Dawn's framing camera, used to produce the visualizations, will help scientists determine the processes that formed Vesta's striking features. (01:58)
Une journée en Europe
Dans cette activité proposée sur le site http://espagne.aquitaine.fr/ (rubrique MIROIRS- la journée d'une bordelaise) les apprenants sont invités à lire le récit de la journée de 5 Européennes, dans cinq langues différentes, dont le français. Leur niveau de français (B1) devrait leur permettre de comprendre les informations essentielles des autres documents, quel que soit leur niveau.
Verhoudingen : Wat is een percentage? Beoogde leerresultaten
9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded
Sponsored by Duke University's Faith Council and Duke Divinity School 9/11: 2001-2011: An interfaith panel on how faith communities have responded Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook 016 at the Duke Divinity School. The event speakers included Abdullah Antepli, Muslim Chaplain; Richard Hays, Dean of the Divinity School; Sumi Kim, Buddhist Chaplain; Laura Lieber, Jewish Studies; and Sam Wells, Dean of Duke Chapel.
Getting Started: 09 Multitrack mixing
Learn how to mix sound using multitrack files. Raise the volume of dialog and reduce background noise. Use the Mute, Solo, and Pan buttons.