Westward Expansion: Crash Course US History #24
In which John Green teaches you about the Wild, Wild, West, which as it turns out, wasn't as wild as it seemed in the movies. When we think of the western expansion of the United States in the 19th century, we're conditioned to imagine the loner. The self-reliant, unattached cowpoke roaming the prairie in search of wandering calves, or the half-addled prospector who has broken from reality thanks to the solitude of his single-minded quest for gold dust. While there may be a grain of truth to the
Tom Woods: Champion of Libertarian Dissent This weekend Tom Woods joins us to discuss his new book entitled Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion. Tom Woods is the bestselling author of several books; the creator of Liberty Classroom; host of the Tom Woods show; a frequent s
This weekend Tom Woods joins us to discuss his new book entitled Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion.
Tom Woods is the bestselling author of several books; the creator of Liberty Classroom; host of the Tom Woods show; a frequent s
“The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa” (video)
A talk by American University professor Deborah Brautigam. Is China a rogue donor, as some media pundits suggest? Or is China helping the developing world pave a pathway out of poverty, as the Chinese claim? This well-timed book provides the first comprehensive account of China's aid and economic cooperation overseas. Deborah Brautigam ta
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Roger Carr, Cadbury: Hostile bids and takeovers
Roger Carr, who is to stand down as chairman of Cadbury following the recent takeover by Kraft Foods, gave a Distinguished Speaker Seminar at Saïd Business School on 9 February on the subject of hostile bids and takeovers. Carr delivered his verdict on an event that he said had enraged a portion of the British public, ignited politicians, distressed employees, amply rewarded shareholders and perhaps highlighted some pitfalls of the system and the rules under which directors and Boards discharge
Russia must urge Ukraine separatists to disarm 'in hours': Kerry
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia should call on separatists in Ukraine to disarm within "the next hours" after a meeting with France's foreign minister. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe
"Pens and Swords: How the American Mainstream Media Report the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" (video)
A talk by Marda Dunsky, former Arab affairs reporter for the Jerusalem Post and editor on the national/foreign desk of the Chicago Tribune. As world attention is renewed and refocused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the sixtieth anniversary of its seminal year of 1948, Marda Dunsky takes a close look at how more than two dozen major American print and broadcast outlets have reported the conflict i
Bookmakers await 1st digital World Cup
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Bookmakers are expecting a boost from gamblers using their smartphones and tablets to bet on live action during matches in next month's soccer World Cup, making it the biggest ever sporting event for bookies. As Joanna Partridge reports, it comes at a crucial time for UK operators, facing tax bills and tougher regulation of their betting shops. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reut
Quarter 4, Lesson 16 - Solving Rational Equations
In this lesson we learn to solve rational equations using Cross Products, and by multiplying each term by the Lowest Common Denominator (LCD).
Chemistry Vapor Pressure
This video gives a great explanation of vapor pressure and all the elements involved. It gives great diagrams and visual aids that help in remembering the information.
Chancellor’s Lecture with Francis Fukuyama
Stanford professor Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and resident in FSI’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, will speak about his latest book, The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution, Tuesday, Nov. 15, as part of the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Lecture series.keep reading »
International outcry over Iraq crisis
Families flee insurgent onslaught in Iraq amid international condemnation of the violence. Paul Chapman reports Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained
Emperors of the Antarctic – Emperor Penguins
Emperor Penguins are the largest species of penguin
and they live exclusively in Antarctica. These birds stand about 4 feet
tall and are all black with a white patch on their chest which usually
also has hints of yellow. The most amazing thing about these birds is
the commitment they have towards their eggs and their offspring.
Every year, a pair of penguins come together, mate, and once the
female lays the egg; she passes it on to the male. The male peng
Refresher #25 - Think You’ve Seen it all in Latin America?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Everyone has been raving about a new American horror flick with subtitles written in Spanish, but you can’t bring yourself to go to the theater. Your friends tell you that you have no choice but to go with them to see it: they insist in Spanish that they are picking you [...]
Understanding the South, understanding modern America: the American south in regional, national, and
This website, from the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester, presents free online access to details of a conference held at Manchester in May 2008 on 'Understanding the South, Understanding Modern America: The American South in Regional, National, and Global Perspectives'. The website presents information about the conference's programme and some background details. Of more significance, however, is the information presented on each speaker and paper presente
Estudo sobre o cognitivismo e o hipertexto, e a disponibiliza??o de material did?tico na internet [A
Internet has made the use of computer based teaching tools more popular then ever. Little attention has been paid to methods for providing schoolbooks in hypertext environment, though. The objective of this research was to develop propositions of methods and tools specifically for presenting textbook in interactive digital environments, paying attention to the characteristics and demands of contemporary youth and the characteristics and potentialities of hypertext systems, specially its associat
The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
"Wall Drawing #1144, Broken Bands of Color in Four Directions" by Sol LeWitt, 2004 | MoMA Education
MoMA School Programs Educator Lisa Libicki discusses her approaches for exploring Sol LeWitt's "Wall Drawing #1144, Broken Bands of Color in Four Directions" with students.
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
No Job For A Woman: Insights into the Manufacture of Explosives and Shell Filling in the First World
In response to the shortage of munitions hampering military operations in France, in 1915 the British Government embarked on a programme of factory building unparalleled in history. This talk explores the construction of the major explosives and shell filling factories, the conditions within and the part played by "Tommy's Sisters" in their operation.