Burne-Jones, King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid, 1884 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Edward Burne-Jones, King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid, oil on canvas, 1884 (Tate Britain, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker. (04:34)
Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin, 1888 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin, 1888, oil on canvas, 24 x 19-11/16 inches (Fogg, Harvard Art Museums) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. (02:49).
Khnopff, Jeanne Kéfer, 1885 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Fernand Khnopff, Jeanne Kéfer, oil on canvas, 1885 (The Getty Center, Los Angeles) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker. (03:12)
Degas, Woman Bathing in a Shallow Tub, 1885 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Female Nudity. Edgar Degas, Woman Bathing in a Shallow Tub, charcoal and pastel on light green wove paper, 1885 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker, Dr. Beth Harris. (07:15)
Geograph reaches Three Million Pictures
Geograph having over 3 million live images on its website!
Mrs. Rice Sings About Science
In this video, Mrs. Rice sings some learning songs about matter, mass, volume, heat, temperature, and energy. This is a great resource to help reinforce the properties of matter. (8:51)
Science Bulletins: Brains Change with Trauma
Scientists are becoming increasingly aware of how life experiences can change both the physical structure and the function of the brain. Since a discovery in the mid-1990's that the hippocampus—a brain region important for memory—is reduced in size in many combat veterans, research has exploded over how traumatic events can affect different regions of the brain. This story highlights recent work by Victor Carrion's team at the Stanford University Early Life Stress Research Program that shows
Science Bulletins: Bipolar Disorder and the Body Clock
Many body processes operate on 24-hour cycles called circadian rhythms. Triggered by the environmental cue of daylight, circadian rhythms are complex series of biological functions involving the eyes, brain, and genes that control these organs. Scientists are discovering that a number of disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, and some sleep disorders are associated with irregular functioning of body clock pathways.
Breakingviews: RBS tech mess entrenches UK's free banking
June 25 - The highly visible computer glitch is a public relations disaster. British banks need depositors to pay more directly for services. That makes sense, but it's a tough sell - and it just got tougher.
Breakingviews: How €50bln could save the euro
June 25 - Countries in the core euro zone could subsidise Spanish and Italian funding costs - and save the euro - for about €50bln over seven years, says Reuters Breakingviews editor Hugo Dixon.
Breakingviews: Canada's loony house prices
June 25 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Robert Cyran discuss how Canada's mortgage reforms aren't standing up to the power of easy money.
First 3D movie tracks beetle embryo as it forms
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/02/first-3d-movie-tracks-beetle-embryo-as-it-forms.html
Stuffed rat head tests how to scan a waking brain
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/02/stuffed-rat-head-tests-how-to-scan-a-waking-brain.html
Gecko-like tape holds up 42-inch TV
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/02/gecko-like-tape-holds-up-42-inch-tv.html
Doing Well by Doing Good: A Conversation with Matthew Flannery and John Wood
[Recorded: June 12, 2012] The man who dies rich, dies disgraced Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) Andrew Carnegie made a fortune in steel. His net worth was roughly $300 billion in today's dollars. Then he gave it all away, mostly to build schools, universities, museums and libraries. When Carnegie died, his last $30 million went to charities, foundations and pensioners. Carnegie believed that philanthropy was the only reason to amass an enormous fortune. Today, we're creating more wealth than at a
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East Horsley's Lovelace Bridges Trail
Historical geographic tour around the woods in the old East Horsley Estate, covering the "Lovelace Bridges". These bridges were built to aid logging traffic.
A transcription of the wording on the lens cloth given away with Amateur Photographer