Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi
Both D.J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled as members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events. Both also share relatives who came on the Trail of Tears from the original Choctaw homelands in Mississippi. They speak Choctaw as a part of their performances. They normally perform individually, but have been asked to perform together on this occasion. Tim Tingle is a traditional singer, flute player and drummer, and a nationally known performance stor
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Inside Compassion: Edge States, Contemplative Interventions, Neuroscience
Joan Halifax Roshi talks about empathy and compassion on the part of caregivers who are tending to the ill and dying. A follow-up was given by George Chrousos, who will discuss the stressors caregivers may experience. Joan Halifax Roshi is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. She is founder, abbot, and head teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has worked in the area of death and dying for over thirty years and is director of the P
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Young Giant Pandas Playing
This very short video shows young Giant Pandas playing on a swing. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
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Video of 9/11 10th anniversary memorial at Ground Zero, NYC
(This is just a small clip of the ceremony, but the viewer can see the memorial and the building that is being (re-)constructed.) It was a tragedy that claimed the lives of thousands in an instant, and later brought two wars with an even more devastating death toll. The United States is marking a decade since the 9/11 attacks. Terrorists crashed hijacked planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth plane came down in the state of
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Les premiers systèmes sonores. Une conférence Jean-Pierre Verscheure

L’histoire du cinéma sonore débute véritablement avec les premiers films dialogués qui marquent une transformation fondamentale du langage filmique. Une nouvelle forme de narration naît avec Le Chanteur de Jazz, et d’une manière plus significative encore avec L’Ange bleu ou Lights of New-York. A partir des équipements Vitaphone de la Western Electric de 1927 (le projecteur à disque, le premier haut-parleur de l’histoire du cinéma), jusqu’au système RCA Photophone mis au p
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Lessons with Lego: the EU crisis
The Euro zone's financial crisis is a mess and it does not appear to be remedied anytime soon. Reuters finance blogger, Felix Salmon, explains the complex nature of the Euro zone with simple Lego.
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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
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Scuba Instructor
This video begins with a scuba instructor giving a tour of his shop and description of scuba equipment.  He then describes background required for the job.  The final part of the video shows the instructor inspecting a diver before a dive. ( 3:58)
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Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
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Service encounters : booking a holiday
In this on-line lesson provided by 'CELE' international students can improve their social listening skills. This lesson is part of a module developing students' listening skills in academic, social and everyday situations. This lesson helps students understand how humour is used in conversation and how speakers cooperate and share knowledge in conversation. Students can improve their listening skills through tasks focusing on understanding the main points, listening for detail, and practisi
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Declaring Independence, 1710-1850-Unit 4
The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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Meet a New York Subway Musician
In this video, a student travels under the streets of New York to meet subway minstrel Theo Eastwind.  Mr. Eastwind particpates in the Music Under New York program.  He describes the audition process and his life as a subway musician.  This video could be used to show students an element of the culture of New York City.  ( 3:47)
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Beginner - Taking a nap

In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.


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Marquette's Engineering Hall: Engineers for Today's World and Tomorrow's Challenges
Today's engineers must also be creative thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, designers, and innovators. And at Marquette University, now they can do it all in a really cool new building.
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Decarbonising the electricity sector
According to Dr David Reiner, new financial instruments to even out the impact of global warming between the third world and the developing world could help world leaders progress their attempts to reach agreement on climate change at the UN Road to Copenhagen talks. But he believes success is dependent upon getting both China and India to sign up.
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14.42 Environmental Policy and Economics (MIT)
This course explores the proper role of government in the regulation of the environment. It will help students develop the tools to estimate the costs and benefits of environmental regulations. These tools will be used to evaluate a series of current policy questions, including: Should air and water pollution regulations be tightened or loosened? What are the costs of climate change in the U.S. and abroad? Is there a "Race to the Bottom" in environmental regulation? Students will help design and
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Communities: Moriches, Shirley,Mastic,and Mastic Beach
This video begins by defining the terms commmunity, urban, suburban, and rural.  Then characteristics of daily life in the suburban communities of Moriches, Shirley, Mastic, and Mastic Beach, New York, are shown.  Photos are shown along with narration.  ( 2:54)
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Discover Tokyo Part 1/3
This is a tourist oriented five minute video. It offers some unique features of this city including its culture and geography.
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Paper Tiger at Occupy Wall Street
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