UO Today #579 Anthony Doerr
Anthony Doerr, writer. He talks about and reads from his new novel All the Light We Cannot See. Doerr also discusses his writing process.
Plague in Madagascar kills 40 people
An outbreak of the plague kills 40 people out of 119 cases in Madagascar since late August, the World Health Organization says. Nathan Frandino 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. F
"Time and the Sacred" (video)
A discussion with Pance Velkov, Macedonian artist and preservationist. "Time and The Sacred" is a collection of photographs which redresses the general lack of knowledge about religious art of the Republic of Macedonia, and at the same time it provides a venue for acquainting viewers with a unique environment in which Christianity and Islam have coexisted for more than six centuries. Created by Pance Velkov with the support of the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, in particular the French Cul
Pro-Muslim Brotherhood student protest turns violent in Cairo
March 30 - Pro-Muslim Brotherhood students protesting at the Al-Azhar University campus clash with security forces in Cairo. Nathan Frandino reports. 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 and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 yea
26.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Überschattet von anhaltender Gewalt hat in Syrien die Abstimmung über eine neue Verfassung begonnen. Mehr als 14 Millionen Wahlberechtigte sind vom Regime von Präsident Baschar al-Assad aufgerufen, sich an dem Referendum zu beteiligen. Wichtigste Neuerung ist, dass die Monopolstellung der regierenden Baath-Partei aufgehoben werden soll. Sollte die Vorla
News #151 - LEAP Over to Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus for a Deal So Good It Gets Its Very Own D
Love it or hate it, there’s just no avoiding social media these days. Facebook! Twitter! YouTube! Whether you’ve picked your poison or decided to be them all, JapanesePod101.com has decided to make Japanese learning even easier for you by sharing our lessons and vocabulary through popular social platforms. And now, we’re expanding out to uncharted [...]
Video - Pictures & Video #1 - Talking About Your Daily Routine
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Italians and Greeks react to EU treaty
Dec.09 - Greeks and Italians react to new Treaty plan for the euro zone, with many saying France and Germany are looking after their own interests. Hayley Platt reports
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Treasure Your Health
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: the Pirates of the Carrot and Bean teach kids that healthy foods are all the treasure they need. (0:30)
Stacked and Double Bar Graph
This video explains how to interpret information on stacked and double bar graphs. Examples of both are shown with a narrator explaining how to read each. (05:10)
Chronic Bro First project assignment for CMS.335, documenting the man, the myth, the legend; Mr. Bobby Weber.
First project assignment for CMS.335, documenting the man, the myth, the legend; Mr. Bobby Weber.
Mt. Osceola Gulley Summit - time lapse 2/26/12 - Started with bushwhacking then up the gulley. A bit chilly and windy but made it up to the summit by 5 and back out (via East Osceola) by 8:30. Enough snow had been blowing and drifting to cause drifts 10-15 feet high so when you're up on top of the snow you're literally walking on the tops of the trees that are buried in the snow. The descent included about 1000+ vertical feet of butt-sliding, which was a lot of fun (and some slides very fast and a bit scary at times in
2/26/12 - Started with bushwhacking then up the gulley. A bit chilly and windy but made it up to the summit by 5 and back out (via East Osceola) by 8:30. Enough snow had been blowing and drifting to cause drifts 10-15 feet high so when you're up on top of the snow you're literally walking on the tops of the trees that are buried in the snow. The descent included about 1000+ vertical feet of butt-sliding, which was a lot of fun (and some slides very fast and a bit scary at times in
Death at Jamestown
English settlers arrived at Jamestown expecting riches to fall into their hands, but were soon faced with a much harsher reality. English settlers ignored the advice from the Native Indians and couldn’t survive most of the harsh winter. (1:07)
Raft Spider--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Raft Spider. This large brown and white spider has long, sturdy legs and an oval-shaped abdomen. There are striking pale stripes along the sides of both the carapace and the abdomen. These stripes are due in part to a row of white hairs. Males are similar in appearance to females, although they have smaller abdomens. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connect
Zebra Spider Courtship Display
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Zebra spider displaying courtship behavior. The zebra spider (Salticus scenicus) is one of the most familiar of the British jumping spiders, and is often found on sunny house walls. As the name suggests, this small and attractive spider is black with stripes of shining white hairs. Males can be distinguished from females as they have a set of huge cheliceraethat are used in battles with other males. This is a g
Java1468-Plotting Engineering and Scientific Data using Java
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Baldwin shows you how write a generalized plotting program that can be used to plot engineering and scientific data produced by any object that implements a very simple interface.
Emmett Till - Student-Created Video
This student created Animoto video shares the Civil Rights Movement story of Emmett Till. Students will see real life footage of Till, his mother, and his family, and his funeral. This is a great example of how Animoto can help enhance classroom instruction and keep students motivated and engaged. (01:33)
Social Robots for the Future and NOW - Dr. Cory Kidd - MIT Club of Northern California
Meet Autom - your weight loss coach. (Yes! Besides Dr. Kidd, Autom will be there to meet us as well.) For many decades, movies like Blade Runner, Bicentennial Man, and I, Robot, have made us believe that someday, human interaction with our machine friends can be as seamless as it is with our human counterparts. Is the future finally here? If so, how real is this? What are the applications for social robots and how do we make them? We are delighted to have one of our Media Lab alum, Dr. Kidd, who
Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
SAT Prep: Test 2, Section 3, Part 3
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.