Age of Piracy
Pirates seek treasure both sunken and sea-going, from the 17th century through today. William and Mary Professor Kris Lane draws the connections between the old traditions and the fresh emergences of piracy.Author(s):
A Tribal Relic Returns
A lost relic returns to the Pamunkey tribe in a new form. American Indian Initiative Manager Buck Woodard guides us through treaties and time.
Meet the Weaver
War makes the weaver busy. Cloth for everything from sails to bedsheets is created on his loom. Max Hamrick weaves the tale.Author(s):
Arsenal of War
A new armoury complex takes shape on the footings of Anderson's Forge. Archaeologist Meredith Poole talks about the site's rebuilt narrative.
George Washington's Farewell
George Washington's 1796 Farewell Address teems with advice that rings true today. Listen to interpreter Ron Carnegie read excepts from the timeless epistle.
Le marché immobilier belge
Op het einde van deze les kun je, aan de hand van een luisterfragment, uitleggen hoe de vastgoedmarkt evolueert.
Janus: At the mirror wall
Romesh Gunesekera, the celebrated British/Sri Lankan author of the Booker-prize nominated 'Reef', presents the first of the 2014 Wolfson Lecture series on 'New Challenges for South Asian Writing in the 21st century'.
The Nature of the State [Resist Not Evil (1903)] Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
[Resist Not Evil (1903)]
Everywhere it seems to have been taken for granted that force and violence are necessary to man's welfare upon the earth. Endless volumes have been written, and countless lives been sacrificed in an effort to prove that one form of government is bette
"Japanese Politics and Society, Fall 2008"
" This course is designed for students seeking a fundamental understanding of Japanese history, politics, culture, and the economy. "Raw Fish 101" (as it is often labeled) combines lectures, seminar discussion, small-team case studies, and Web page construction exercises, all designed to shed light on contemporary Japan."
"Architectural Design: Intentions, Spring 2004"
" This is the second undergraduate design studio. It introduces a full range of architectural ideas and issues through drawing exercises, analyses of precedents, and explored design methods. Students will develop design skills by conceptualizing and representing architectural ideas and making aesthetic judgments about building design. Discussions regarding architecture's role in mediating culture, nature and technology will help develop the students' architectural vocabulary."
Today we are going to work on our fraction knowledge with some fun games and practice identifying sequences (patterns). See if you can find the missing link with the pattern machine.
This patient education program discusses hypoglycemia including the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and management of the condition. It also reviews the function of blood sugar in the body. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Dynamics of the Firing Rate of Single Compartmental Cells
This report summarizes work done as part of the Hippocampus Neuroscience PFUG under Rice University's VIGRE program. VIGRE is a program of Vertically Integrated Grants for Research and Education in the Mathematical Sciences under the direction of the National Science Foundation. A PFUG is a group of Postdocs, Faculty, Undergraduates and Graduate students formed round the study of a common problem. This module verifies the existence of a linear relationship between the firing rate of an active si
Understanding the Promotion & Tenure Process
This is a conversion of a presentation given at the Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position Workshop given on October 14-16, 2007. It was compiled by Karen Butler-Purry (Texas A & M), Jason Hafner (Physics & Astronomy), Kathleen Matthews (Natural Sciences), and Jennifer West (Bioengineering).
31.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Im wochenlangen Streit um die US-Staatsschulden haben die Verhandlungsführer der Demokraten und Republikaner nach Informationen des Fernsehsenders ABC News eine vorläufige Einigung erreicht. Danach solle die Schuldenobergrenze bis nach der Wahl 2012 erhöht und die Staatsausgaben zunächst um mehr a
31. Haven’t We Met Before? (Listen Up & Learn)
Episode #31 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “Haven’t We Met Before?” – The “haven’t-we-met-before” pick up line is possibly one of the most conventional and cheesiest ways a man can use to approach a woman he likes. Our friend Antonio doesn’t care to sound cheesy and, to [...]
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #9 - Top 10 Japanese Authors: Shiba Ryoutaro
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Have you ever heard the saying that before you can know where you’re going, you have to know where you’ve been? That’s true in Japan as well as elsewhere in the world, and Japanese history is rich with important stories to tell. In short, Japanese history is important for teaching us [...]
10 Facts About Ants in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about ants. Some of the facts include lifespan, lifting weight, aggression, pheromones, and castes. Content is appropriate for middle school students and this age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:44)
The Universe Constellations / Full Documentary
The constellations still intrigue us. Professor Kaku, of the City University of New York, reminds us that the night sky was man's 'greatest show' before the advent of movies. (44:28)
Asteroid Is a Dance Partner for Planet Earth
A team of Canadian scientists have discovered a "Trojan" asteroid that is caught in a synchronized orbit with the Earth. Jeffrey Brown discusses what this discovery means with the California Institute of Technology's Mike Brown. (04:31)