The Current State of the Economy
Matthew Taibbi, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, and Gillian Tett, the U.S. managing editor of Financial Times, will talk about the causes and possible outcomes of the current financial crisis. Taibbi, a 1991 graduate of Bard College who finished his studies at Leningrad Polytechnical University, has worked as a freelance reporter in the Soviet Union and Uzbekistan. In 1997 he and writer Mark Ames founded a Moscow-based, English-language newspaper, the Exile, which reported on corruption
Pasquale Scaturro, First Nile Descent Expedition Leader (2003-2004): "The Exploration of the Great R
Pasquale Scaturro, geophysicist, adventurer, and expedition leader is one of the most successful and accomplished mountain and river expedition leaders in the world and has been exploring the far reaches of the planet for over 25 years. He is founder and president of Exploration Specialists an international geophysical and exploration company. For the last 26 years he has managed geophysical oil and gas exploration and development projects in many of the most remote, dangerous and politically an
How to install and configure cwRsync on a Windows Platform
This video tutorial explains how to install and configure cwRsync to run in a Windows environment. cwRsync is a windows implementation of the archiving solution Rsync that allows for ultra fast backups. Addendum at http://www.alanbonnici.com/videos/cwrsync2.asp. All scripts can be downloaded for ...
''I'm a Little Groundhog' song
Young elementary students will enjoy this cute song-"I'm a little groundhog, furry and round. you may see me pop out of the ground. When I see my shadow, down I stay. Six more weeks of winter is on its way". To the tune of "I'm a Little Teapot". This would be a great resource for celebrating Groundhog's Day or for an introductory lesson on mammals (0:26).
The Price of Omission: Brazilian Government Reparations to Victims of the Military Regime: Oak Serie
Dr. Glenda Mezarobba, Research Fellow, Universidade de Campinas; Executive Director,. 'The Role of the US in the Structure of Global Governance' project, National Institute of Science and Technology for US Studies gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
22 - Edward P. Jones, The Known World
Course - Group - 22 - Edward P. Jones, The Known World - Yale University > The American Novel Since 1945 - Audio > 22 - Edward P. Jones, The Known World
10 - J. D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
Course - Group - 10 - J. D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey - Yale University > The American Novel Since 1945 - Audio > 10 - J. D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
Fake Fur Lister Katmandu Leopard Skin Coat
Nylon leopard-skin coat; big collar, side slit pockets, 3/4 length with 1/2 belt at back, flared shape. Lined with dark brown rayon. Label: Lister Katmandu. Maker: Lister. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Dolls clothes. Multicolour doll dress
Multicolour dolls dress with velvet sleves with pink diamonds inside gold flowers(some diamonds are missing)In the upper part we can notice green velvet with bids work around the neck, 5 buttons at the back.On the green surface there are some pink, red, blue and yellow flowers also with bids work.Around the neck pink lace, the same around the green surface. The skirt part has two pannels( green velvet with the same bids work and flowers but here there are also a birds), pannels ended with pink l
3.3 Extending the distance scale
‘This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper.’ (T.S. Eliot) But how about the way the world begins? Was this the biggest bang of all? This unit will introduce you to the theory of the Big Bang and will present the three main lines of experimental evidence that support this theory.
This site features more than a dozen moments in history -- Washington's worry that Britain was spreading smallpox among American troops (1775), Jefferson's observations of the French revolution (1789), Truman's first meeting with Stalin (1945), and others.
Mormon Temple Ceremony and Temple Worship - 2 of 5
In this video, Between Heaven and Earth, religious scholars of various faiths discuss the importance of temple worship from the time of Adam and Eve to modern man and provide a broad insight in the concept and need for temples. This clip talks about temple worship and why early Latter-day Saints built temples.
049 - BELLUM HELVETICUM - LOWE BUTLER WALKER
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005 BIBLIA SACRA CASTELLIONIS GENESIS
Search on google for 'biblia sacra castellionis' to locate this book's pdf.
US Marines Battle of Guadalcanal
Archival, newsreel-style documentary footage of the United States Marines’ participation in the Battle of Guadalcanal. It was fought between August 7, 1942, and February 7, 1943, in the Pacific theatre of World War II. This campaign, was fought on the sea, in the air and on the ground, pitted US Marines against Imperial Japanese forces and was a decisive, strategically significant campaign of World War II. (The term "Japs" may be offensive.)
War of The Century - Part 17
This video explains how the ethnic groups in the Soviet Union suffered. The suffering of the Kalmyk is shown and how Stalin was suspicious of them and decided to deport them to Siberia. The secret police entered their houses and deported them in a violent way. Even Kalmyk men who had fought in defense of Stalingrad were deported. Other ethnic groups were also deported. Many of them died as they were transported by train in freezing weather. Meanwhile, the German army was moving westwards. There
Korean History - Gojoseon, the First State of Korea
Gojoeseon was the first state of Korea. It was established in 2333 B.C. The history of Gojoseon distorted by Japanese scholars during the Japanese Occupation Period(1910-1945) and this distorted history was introduced to the World as the true history. However, many relics were discovered and the Gojoseon's history was recovered as true history, according to this four minute video. Good for debate.
Helsinki 1952: The Games of the XV Olympiad
The Games of the XV Olympiad from Helsinki, Finland. These Games were best known as the first appearance from the Soviet Union. PowerPoint type presentation. (1:36)
(1/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America