Destination: North Africa
National Geographic presents a short video on the Sahara Desert, ancient cities, and markets of North Africa. Cultures of Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East are evident here.
Opposition headquarters raided by security forces in Venezuela
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 17 - Security forces in Venezuela raid the headquarters of an opposition party accused of fostering nearly a week of violent protests. Jillian Kitchener reports. 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 and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news.
VUCast: Feeling the Heat?
This Week on VUCast: Hotter than hot? Using your phone to beat the heat. Campus construction: What’s new? How presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith might shape Middle East policy.
Rounding a Decimal
Rounding a decimal to the thousandth, hundredth, tenth, and ones place by sixth-graders. They did a fantastic job. (02:43)
RCHI: Rethinking Public Housing [Part 1 of 2]
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The Planet Mercury- A Brief Overview
This is a very brief (01:42) overview of Mercury with some fascinating facts.
Harriet Tubman Documentary
In this edited documentary of Harriet Tubman, aimed at milddle-school and high school students, Harriet Tubman and her contributions to history are presented. (08:22)
"THIS IS ISA GENZKEN" Trailer | MoMA
For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/isagenzken Isa Genzken: Retrospective | On view at MoMA November 23, 2013--March 10, 2014
An Alfred Hitchcock documentary on the Nazi Holocaust
Commissioned by the British Government, this documentary was shot by Director Alfred Hitchcock and depicts the trauma and suffering of World War 2 in Europe. (52:00)
The Perils of Short-Term Thinking
It’s hard to ignore shareholder demands for quarterly earnings miracles. But too often what looks like “success” today can inhibit a company’s competitiveness tomorrow.
Solving Linear Systems of Equations Using Substitution
Solving Linear Systems of Equations Using Substitution - 3 complete examples are shown.
Dust Bowl Narratives
This video clip contains stories, music and images from the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression. (02:11)
A Study on Genetics about Autism
A study has found a genetic link to autism. There are interviews with scientists and parents.
21W.730-4 Expository Writing: Analyzing Mass Media (MIT)
This course focuses on developing and refining the skills that will you need to express your voice more effectively as an academic writer. As a focus for our writing this semester, this course explores what it means to live in the age of mass media. We will debate the power of popular American media in shaping our ideas of self, family and community and in defining social issues. Throughout the semester, students will focus on writing as a process of drafting and revising to create essays that a
Learn about April Fools Day
short video tells the history of the day that has become known for practical jokes and how it came to be.
April Fool's Day History
The history of April Fool's Day narrated by Doug Johnson from American Mosaic. The images were collected from Google and a male narrator is heard in the background. (03:59)
Jennifer Egger is faculty at Otis College of Art and Design. She teaches Typography in the Digital Media Department. This video represents the very basics of learning about typography, the vocabulary of typography.
J.S. Bach: Glory to God Alone
Glory to God Alone: The Life of J.S. Bach is an award winning introduction to the great composer. Awarded the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Award for best in class, the video features scenes from Eisenach, Ohrdruf, Weimar, Kothen, Muhlhausen and of course, Leipzig and showcases insights from noted J. S. Bach scholars Christoph Wolff, Robin Leaver and guitar virtuoso Christopher Parkening.
Chopin Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 performed by Vladimir Horowitz
This is a live stage performance of Vladimir Horowitz performing in Musikverein, Vienna, Austria on May 31, 1987. The picture is decent quality, but the sound quality is excellent. (7:25)
Chopin's Nocturne in C Minor
This is Valentina Igoshina playing Chopin's "Nocturne in C Minor," Op. 48, No. 1. This is actually a clip from a movie The Mystery of Chopin (which is why Ms. Igoshina is in a period costume). (6:09)