Frankenstein (1910)
From the first motion picture adaptation of Mary Shelley's book, Frankenstein (1910, A Thomas A. Edison Trade Mark).  Silent full length movie in black-and-white/sepia with piano background. (12:41 min.)  "Frankenstein leaves for college." "Two years later Frankenstein has discovered the meaning of life."  "Instead of a perfect human being the evil in Frankenstein's mind creates a monster."  "On the bridal night Frankenstein's better nature a
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Saving Me
For many people in post-Katrina New Orleans, religious faith is one of the only ways to keep hope alive. Explore visits a Baptist church right in the heart of the damaged city, where the soulful music of Larry Love Hamilton helps to soothe the pain of the tragedy and awaken the spirit within.
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Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights: Themes
This video lookis at the themes that Emily Brontë
has used within her novel Wuthering Heights. Many of the themes reflect on the time in which the novel was written and the experiences of the author. It is important that you understand the background to the novel in order to fully connect with its themes. The video  looks closely at the themes of love, social class, the conflict between culture and nature, revenge and cruelty. These themes are strongly linked to the setting of Wuther

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The Lord of the Rings: In the Fifties
This video is about how early Sci-Fi fans and critics fell in love and hate with J.R.R. Tolkien. There's  This segment is from the indie film RINGERS LORD OF THE FANS.

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Brave New World
In this video explores Aldous Huxley's classic work of science-fiction, Brave New World. Brave New World is a dystopic vision
of a nightmare future in which worker drones are engineered from birth to perform slave labour for a world dictatorship. Even more
frighteningly, the workers have even been engineered to love their
servitude. Most frightening of all, Huxley's own family background and
experience might show that Brave New World is not so completely
fictional a

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Sesame Street: Healthy Foods
In this fun video for Sesame Street, Cookie Monster raps about healthy food.  Young children will love learning about healthy foods from this rap.
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When Wishes Come True, a picture book by Per-Henrik Gurth
In this video, a young, enthusiastic mom sits cross-legged on a child's bed and reads a mommypicks top-rated children's picture book.  Illustrations from the book are shown. In the story, Little Bear closes his eyes and wishes and wishes for his dreams to come true.  Mother Bear explains that many of his wishes DO come true!  Readers will be touched by this reassuring tale of love and hope.  Guitar picking in background at beginning and end.  (4:11)
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Acoustic Remote Sensing and Sea Floor Mapping
The course treats the following topics: - Relevant physical oceanography - Elements of marine geology (seafloor topography, acoustical properties of sediments and rocks) - Underwater sound propagation (ray acoustics, ocean noise) - Interaction of sound with the seafloor (reflection, scattering) - Principles of sonar (beamforming) - Underwater acoustic mapping systems (single beam echo sounding, multi-beam echo sounding, sidescan sonar) - Data analysis (refraction corrections, digital terrain mod
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I Am A Little Tea-Pot

In this video, you will love watching the animation to go along with the beloved nursery rhyme; I'm a LIttle Teapot.  Teach your children the moves that we all know and love to go along with th
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Great Courses Great Faculty: Dr. Albrecht Classen
Dr. Albrecht Classen teaches TRAD 104: Eroticism & Love in the Middle Ages as one of the large Centennial Hall class offerings. Dr. Classen was going to be out of the country during the second week of classes. So what could he do to cover his class while he was gone? The solution: create a special video to show students during their regular class time. Dr. Classen tell us: "Since we are all also researchers and have to attend conferences and workshops out of town, sometimes we cannot help missin
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Absolute Beginner #16 - Spanish Singles
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! After searching a Spanish online dating website, you decide to try to make a love connection. You start typing your e-mail in Spanish, but you’re having a hard time coming up with the right Spanish words. You decide to ask your friend for some advice. You ask in Spanish, “What approach [...]
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"Amoretti: One day I wrote her name upon the strand" by Edmund Spenser (poetry reading)
Amoretti, in painting, are plump naked little boys reprenting Eros or Cupid. Here it means small tokens of love. The poem was written in 1594, one of a series called Amoretti. You can read the others here: http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/spenser1.html You can read about Edmund Spencer and find his other works here: http://reference.findtarget.com/search/Edmund%20Spenser/ One day I wrote her name upon the strand, But came the waves and washed it away: Again I write it with a second hand,
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"my father moved through dooms of love" by E E Cummings (poetry reading)
Cummings wrote this poem after his father was killed when his car was hit by a train at a crossing in 1926. The picture is just an illustration for atmosphere, not connected with the incident or even from the right period in history. More info here: http://tinyurl.com/2vdmhoc It's hard to say why Cummings was so determined never to write any sentence, or clause even, that would parse. Perhaps it's the technical innovation that is the hallmark of genius. To pick just one phrase, "dooms o
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Ken Loach Keynote Speech
The 54th BFI London Film Festival's keynote speech, held in conjunction with Skillset, was given by one of Britain's finest and most revered directors, Ken Loach. Loach spoke eloquently and passionately to the Festival audience about the industry he loves and has invested so much in, and presented a call to action for those who share that love to help protect it from forces of destruction and decay. Loach never shies from sharing the force of his opinions, and provides a rousing and inspiring su
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Authors@Google: Jonathan Bender
There are 62 LEGO bricks for every person in the world, and at age 30, Jonathan Bender realized that he didn't have a single one of them. While reconsidering his childhood dream of becoming a master model builder for The LEGO Group, he discovers the men and women who are skewing the averages with collections of hundreds of thousands of LEGO bricks. What is it about the ubiquitous, brightly colored toys that makes them so hard for everyone to put down? In search of answers and adventure, Jonatha
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Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival (Teens)
National bestselling author Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival, Teens & Children tent. Speaker Biography: Jane Smiley is the author of several critically acclaimed and popular novels, including "The Age of God," "The Greenlanders," "Ordinary Love and Good Will," "A Thousand Acres" (winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award), "Horse Heaven," "Good Faith" and the new young-adult novel "The Georges and the Jewels" (Knopf). She has also written for
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Phillip M. Hoose & Claudette Colvin: 2010 National Book Festival
Authors Phillip M. Hoose and Claudette Colvin appear at the 2010 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Phillip M. Hoose is the widely acclaimed author of books, essays, stories, songs and articles, including the National Book Award-winning "Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice" (Macmillan). (Colvin will appear with Hoose during his presentation.) Hoose is also the author of the multi-award winning "The Race to Save the Lord God Bird," the National Book Award finalist "We Were There Too!:
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Jane Smiley: 2010 National Book Festival (Poetry)
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley appears at the 2010 National Book Festival, poetry tent. Speaker Biography: Jane Smiley is the author of several critically acclaimed and popular novels, including "The Age of God," "The Greenlanders," "Ordinary Love and Good Will," "A Thousand Acres" (winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award), "Horse Heaven," "Good Faith" and the new young-adult novel "The Georges and the Jewels" (Knopf). She has also written for The N
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What software should every school computer have on it?

We are currently putting our 2011 computer images together for both out classroom and student leased netbooks and I am going through the process of adding and removing software and testing it before we deploy it to over 400 machines.<
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Media Space - Episode 2: Elan Lee, Founder/Chief Designer at Fourth Wall Studios
One of the inventors of the alternate reality game genre, Elan Lee has spent his career finding and sharing ways to extract adventure from the world around us. In this episode of Media Space, Lee discusses his pioneering breakthroughs in the area of entertainment and immersive gaming. Lee started his career at the Microsoft Games Studio before co-founding 42 Entertainment - the company behind I Love Bees, Nine Inch Nails: Year Zero, and The Dark Knight. Learn more about Media Space and watch fu
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