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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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TED Talks
Oct 30, 2019 TED.com
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For foreigners, learning to speak Chinese is a hard task. But learning to read the beautiful, often complex characters of the Chinese written language may be less difficult. ShaoLan walks through a simple lesson in recognizing the ideas behind the characters and their meaning -- building from a few simple forms to more complex concepts. Call it Chineasy.
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Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, china, education, language, TED2013, 2013
TED Talks
May 26, 2014 TED.com
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Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories. More precisely, she studies false memories, when people either remember things that didn't happen or remember them differently from the way they really were. It's more common than you might think, and Loftus shares some startling stories and statistics, and raises some important ethical questions we should all remember to consider.
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Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, memory, psychology, science, TEDGlobal 2013, 2013
TED Talks
Jan 10, 2014 TED.com
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In a highly entertaining performance, beatboxer Tom Thum slings beats, comedy and a mouthful of instrumental impersonations into 11 minutes of creativity and fun that will make you smile. ( Filmed at TEDxSydney .)
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Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, creativity, live music, music, TEDxSydney, 2013
Pankaj Oudhia
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Medicinal Rice Formulations of India popular among Senior DhensPhool Experts.  Septenary/Octonary/Nonary Ingredients of Important Traditional Herbal Formulations from Pankaj Oudhia’s Medicinal Plant Database Medicinal Rice of India with reference to Healing Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Uttar...
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Topics: Coffea Overdose, Ayurvedic Drug Toxicity, Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery, Rice Research by...
TED Talks
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The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why? Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel puts on her detective's cap and leads us through this mystery. By making "brain soup," she arrives at a startling conclusi
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Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, brain, evolution, neuroscience, TEDGlobal 2013, 2013
Septenary/Octonary/Nonary Ingredients of Important Traditional Herbal Formulations from Pankaj Oudhia’s Medicinal Plant Database Medicinal Rice of India with reference to Healing Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. -           This video is a part of Compilation of Pankaj...
Topics: Ranunculus Overdose, Herbal Drug Toxicity, Research by Pankaj Oudhia, Saving Medicinal Rice, Rice...
TED Talks
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Coding isn’t just for computer whizzes, says Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab -- it’s for everyone. In a fun, demo-filled talk Resnick outlines the benefits of teaching kids to code, so they can do more than just “read” new technologies -- but also create them. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, Internet, children, computers, education, parenting, technology, youth,...
Lara Aragon
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The show continues. During the 15 minutes break, they take photos with children and Lara gives a boy in a wheelchair a DVD with their songs. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara P̩rez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, show, clowns, songs, audience, backstage, photos, globallivesproject,...
Mingmar sleeps next to his cousin and Kumar sleeps across the hearth. Mingmar wakes up and goes outside. Snow falls on his stone hut." This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global...
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, yartsa gumbu, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Ruixian Fan
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Ruixian Fan records the ID numbers of several passengers who have managed to upgrade their hard seat tickets for sleeper beds. She is a member of the K165 work unit, a train line which travels 35 hours across China from Xi'an to Kunming. Ruixian Fan takes a break by stting down in the soft sleeper carriage. She looks out the window into the night.
Topics: ID numbers, passengers, upgrade, tickets, Xi'an, Kunming, window, globallivesproject, Global Lives...
Ruixian Fan
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Ruixian Fan works the overnight shift on the K165 train line from Xi'an to Kunming as a long distance train attendant. The train has been delayed by heavy rain. It is the middle of the night. She walks through carriage 8 and 9 while completing a checklist.
Topics: overnight, long distance, delayed, carriage, checklist, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
- Middlebury College
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Education, Teaching, Language
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Art, Chinese Art, Museum
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Lara Aragon
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Lara and Angel get ready for bed. Lara's eldest son Jose brings his computer and plays an album he found with Lara´s father. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, family, music, television, bed, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
TED Talks
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Designer Bastian Schaefer shows off a speculative design for the future of jet planes, with a skeleton inspired by strong, flexible, natural forms and by the needs of the world's, ahem, growing population. Imagine an airplane that's full of light and space -- and built up from generative parts in a 3D printer.
Topics: TedTalks, TED, Talks, design, flight, industrial design, transportation, TEDGlobal 2013, 2013
Rutland Historical Society
- Rutland Historical Society
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A 1934 Potential Kidnapping
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
- Rutland Historical Society
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Blizzard of 1888 revisited-1888
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
- Rutland Historical Society
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Leslie Crane-Photographer-1866-1947
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TED Talks
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Up to 100,000 people died in drug-related violence in Mexico in the last 6 years. We might think this has nothing to do with us, but in fact we are all complicit, says Yale professor Rodrigo Canales in this unflinching talk that turns conventional wisdom about drug cartels on its head. The carnage is not about faceless, ignorant goons mindlessly killing each other but is rather the result of some seriously sophisticated brand management.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, business, global issues, innovation, TEDSalon NY2013, 2013
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Economics, Local Farming, Food systems
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
TED Talks
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Composer and conductor Eric Whitacre has inspired millions by bringing together "virtual choirs," singers from many countries spliced together on video. Now, for the first time ever, he creates the experience in real time, as 32 singers from around the world Skype in to join an onstage choir (assembled from three local colleges) for an epic performance of Whitacre's "Cloudburst," based on a poem by Octavio Paz.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, collaboration, community, entertainment, live music, technology, TED2013, 2013
TED Talks
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The past decade has seen slow and steady economic growth across the continent of Africa. But economist Charles Robertson has a bold thesis: Africa's about to boom. He talks through a few of the indicators — from rising education levels to expanded global investment (and not just from China) — that lead him to predict rapid growth for a billion people, sooner than you may think.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, Africa, business, economics, global issues, TEDGlobal 2013, 2013
Medicinal Rice Formulations of India popular among Senior Traditional Rice Experts.  Septenary/Octonary/Nonary Ingredients of Important Traditional Herbal Formulations from Pankaj Oudhia’s Medicinal Plant Database Medicinal Rice of India with reference to Healing Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and...
Topics: Ventilago Overdose, Ayurvedic Drug Toxicity, Ethnopharmacology and New Drug Discovery, Rice...
TED Talks
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As a young EMT on a Jerusalem ambulance, Eli Beer realized that, stuck in brutal urban traffic, they often arrived too late to help. So he organized a group of volunteer EMTs -- many on foot -- ready to drop everything and dash to save lives in their neighborhood. Today, United Hatzlah uses a smartphone app and a fleet of “ambucycles” to help nearby patients until an ambulance arrives. With an average response time of 3 minutes, last year, they treated 207,000 people in Israel. And the idea...
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, health, health care, medicine, peace, TEDMED 2013, 2013
Basak Taner
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Basak drives around delivering pharmaceuticals.
Topics: Istanbul, delivering2, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
TED Talks
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If an asteroid were headed for Earth, we'd all band together and figure out how to stop it, just like in the movies, right? And yet, when faced with major, data-supported, end-of-the-world problems in real life, too often we retreat into partisan shouting and stalemate. Jonathan Haidt shows us a few of the very real asteroids headed our way -- some pet causes of the left wing, some of the right -- and suggests how both wings could work together productively to benefit humanity as a whole.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, global issues, politics, society, TEDSalon NY2012, 2012
Ruixian Fan
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Ruixian Fan completes her paperwork onboard the K165, a long distance train from Xi'an to Kunming. She organzies her supplies. After lights out on the train she makes her rounds. Ruixian will close the curtains and ensure that the passengers shoes are put away properly. All is quiet so she takes a moment to sit down and look out the train window.
Topics: long distance train, lights out, rounds, passengers, train window, globallivesproject, Global Lives...
Seunghwan Seo
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Seunghwan wakes up, showers and gets ready for work. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Korea, Seoul, apartment, morning, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Seunghwan Seo
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Seunghwan talks on his cell phone, plays a computer game and prepares to leave his apartment. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Korea, Seoul, video game, League of Legends, smartphone, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Seunghwan Seo
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Seunghwan transports a delivery to the client's requested location. He then drives to a Jokbal restaurant to meet his co-workers for dinner. He buys soda from a convenience store and chats with his co-workers while they eat dinner together. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives...
Topics: Korea, Seoul, Gangnam, delivery, motorbike, food, pigs, feet, dinner, conversation, outdoor,...
Seunghwan Seo
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Seunghwan sleeps. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Korea, Seoul, Gangnam, Yangjae, apartment, bed, family, sleep, globallivesproject, Global Lives...
Seunghwan Seo
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Seunghwan checks his phone, stretches and goes back to sleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Korea, Seoul, Gangnam, Yangjae, apartment, bed, family, sleep, globallivesproject, Global Lives...
Medicinal Rice Formulations of India popular among Female Traditional Healers.  Septenary/Octonary/Nonary Ingredients of Important Traditional Herbal Formulations from Pankaj Oudhia’s Medicinal Plant Database Medicinal Rice of India with reference to Healing Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Uttar...
Topics: Hypericum Overdose, Ayurvedic Drug Toxicity, Ethnopharmacology and New Drug Discovery, Rice...
TED Talks
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Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, business, culture, global issues, philanthropy, TED2013, 2013
TED Talks
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Thinking about death is frightening, but planning ahead is practical and leaves more room for peace of mind in our final days. In a solemn, thoughtful talk, Judy MacDonald Johnston shares 5 practices for planning for a good end of life.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, aging, culture, death, humanity, life, TED2013, 2013
Medicinal Rice Formulations of India popular among Senior Tandula Experts.  Septenary/Octonary/Nonary Ingredients of Important Traditional Herbal Formulations from Pankaj Oudhia’s Medicinal Plant Database Medicinal Rice of India with reference to Healing Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Uttar...
Topics: Crateva Overdose, Ayurvedic Drug Toxicity, Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery, Rice Research by...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
- Middlebury College
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Food, Food systems, internships
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Medicinal Rice Formulations of India popular among Senior Hrísgrjón Experts.  Septenary/Octonary/Nonary Ingredients of Important Traditional Herbal Formulations from Pankaj Oudhia’s Medicinal Plant Database Medicinal Rice of India with reference to Healing Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Uttar...
Topics: Opuntia Overdose, Ayurvedic Drug Toxicity, Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery, Rice Research by...
Ruixian Fan
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Ruixian Fan stands in position outside the number 8 carriage of the K165 train line at the Xi'an train station. Passengers rush by. Some ask her questions and move on while others board the train.
Topics: Xi'an train station, passengers, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
TED Talks
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New York City residents produce 11,000 tons of garbage every day. Every day! This astonishing statistic is just one of the reasons Robin Nagle started a research project with the city's Department of Sanitation. She walked the routes, operated mechanical brooms, even drove a garbage truck herself--all so she could answer a simple-sounding but complicated question: who cleans up after us?
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, anthropology, business, culture, TEDCity2.0, 2013
TED Talks
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Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a third of the world’s crops. Could this incredible species be holding up a mirror for
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, bee, food, insects, TEDGlobal 2013, 2013
Sleeping with the door closed. Getting up and getting dressed for work. Going downstairs and getting a coffee. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada. This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life...
Topics: sleep, getting up, dressing, coffee, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, boat pilot, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Martha makes breakfast while Ivan showers. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, tire, repairshop, carriage, horse, horse-cart driver, horse cart driver, lives in...
TED Talks
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Recent events have highlighted, underlined and bolded the fact that the United States is performing blanket surveillance on any foreigner whose data passes through an American entity -- whether they are suspected of wrongdoing or not. This means that, essentially, every international user of the internet is being watched, says Mikko Hypponen. An important rant, wrapped with a plea: to find alternative solutions to using American companies for the world's information nee
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, Internet, computers, global issues, security, technology, TEDxBrussels, 2013
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
- Middlebury College
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Water, Environmental Science, Sustainability
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Women, Gender, HIV
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Lara Aragon
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Lara and her eldest son, Jose, discuss his plans to study after summer. Angel calls Lara saying he won't arriving for another 2 hours so they decide to go for a walk. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Alcudia, Spain, circus, plaza, street, walk, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Lara Aragon
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Lara remembers the laundry is still in the washing machine. She and Angel hang up the clothes and go to bed. After watching television for a few minutes, they fall sleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, television, laundry, bed, night, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Rutland Historical Society
- Rutland Historical Society
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Indoor Golf Course-1931
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
TED Talks
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For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations. Human rights advocate Mohamed Ali draws on stories from his native Mogadishu to make a powerful case for innovation incubators for our cities' young and ambitious.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, Africa, business, entrepreneur, global issues, innovation, peace, violence,...
Rutland Historical Society
- Rutland Historical Society
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John Cain-1880
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Rutland Historical Society
- Rutland Historical Society
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Electrically-Operated Household Implements of Early 20th Century
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TED Talks
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A third of the world watched live as the World Trade Center collapsed on September 11, 2001; a third more heard about it within 24 hours. (Do you remember where you were?) So exhibits at the soon-to-open 9/11 Memorial Museum will reflect the diversity of the world's experiences of that day. In a moving talk, designer Jake Barton gives a peek at some of those installations, as well as several other projects that aim to make the observer an active participant in the exhibit.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, collaboration, design, museums, TEDSalon NY2013, 2013
Mingmar and Kumar continue to play cards while his cousin and his friend Ngodup chat. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For...
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, yartsa gumbu, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
TED Talks
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Can a person disappear in plain sight? That’s the question Liu Bolin‘s remarkable work seems to ask. The Beijing-based artist is sometimes called “The Invisible Man” because in nearly all his art, Bolin is front and center — and completely unseen. He aims to draw attention to social and political issues by dissolving into the background.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, arts, china, global issues, photography, politics, TED2013, 2013
Basak Taner
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Basak finishes writing her book SPICA.
Topics: Istanbul, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Ivan Montano
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Ivan rides the last round. He goes back to his house and parks his horse carriage. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan continues riding around the city looking for a gig but he doesn't get any yet. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, cell phone, house, horse, television, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan visits his sister, Blanca Liliana, who lives one block from his house. He plays "parqués" with his nieces and then he goes back to his place to sew a customer's pair of pants. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan talks with his niece and brother-in-law, Luis Enrique, while they watch Ivan's nephew playing soccer. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Lara Aragon
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Laura and Angel sleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, caravan, bed, night, sleep, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Lara Aragon
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Lara has lunch and then organizes the next trip with her husband. They need to decide with the circus owners which of the 6 caravans their family owns will be used on the next trip. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara P̩rez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, caravan, sandwiches, lunch, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Lara Aragon
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Birthday celebrations are held for Fran, one of the circus children. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara P̩rez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, birthday, children, cake, party, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Mingmar sleeps next to his cousin and Kumar sleeps across the hearth. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information...
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, yartsa gumbu, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Lara Aragon
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Lara and her eldest son, Jose, go for a walk on the seafront promenade and end up in a playground. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Alcudia, Spain, circus, street, walk, beach, park, swing, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Mingmar Lama
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Mingmar looks for catepillar fungus in the mountains. He finds more fungus and takes a lunch break with other harvesters. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a...
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, hike, up the hill, yartsa gumbu, mountain, Snowline,...
Pierre drives his car at night on the highway between Quebec and Trois Rivieres. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada. This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please...
Topics: car, highway, night, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, boat pilot, lives in transit,...
Helping to get his three sons ready for school. Waving everybody out. Eating breakfast by himself. Cleaning up his sons' rooms. Going back to sleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada. This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert. This video is part of the Global Lives...
Topics: morning, breakfast, sons, wife, sleep, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, boat pilot, lives in...
Pierre guides the cargo ship, Federal Kumano, from the navigation bridge. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada. This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: cargo ship, night, bridge, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, boat pilot, lives in transit, ',...
Pierre watches the news on his laptop and prepares to go to bed. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada. This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: home, laptop, news, bedtime, night, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, boat pilot, lives in transit,...
Mingmar and Kumar play cards while his cousin and his friend, Ngodup, chat. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more...
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, yartsa gumbu, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Mingmar sleeps." This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, yartsa gumbu, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Night. Guiding the cargo ship on the St. Lawrence River from the navigation bridge. Giving instructions to helmsman. Talking with cameraman about how he got through boat pilot formation. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada. This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert. This...
Topics: navigation bridge, guiding, cargo ship, helsman, night, boat pilot formation, Trois Rivieres,...
Ruixian Fan
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Ruixian Fan walks through carriage 8 and 9 one last time before heading to carriage 2. Her overnight shift on the K165 from Xi'an to Kunming is complete. Ruixian Fan brushes her teeth and washes her face. Several of her other colleagues are also getting ready to go to bed. More than 1000 kilometers remain to be traveled. Heavy rain in the region has caused mudslides and the train has been delayed.
Topics: overnight, Xi'an, Kunming, kilometers, mudslides, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Seunghwan Seo
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Seunghwan delivers food to a client in an apartment building. He leaves the client's house and drives to a convenience store, smokes a cigarette, and talks on the phone while waiting for the next assignment. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Seunghwan Seo. This video was produced by Sam Queen, Rachel Gist, Jee Young Lee, Michael Stulberg, Marisol Park, Nayoung Jung, Joel Elliott, and Cole Quinlan. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life...
Topics: Korea, Seoul, Gangnam, home, street, city, motorbike, break, work, globallivesproject, Global Lives...