Where did Russia come from? – Alex Gendler

Where did Russia come from? – Alex Gendler

Where did Russia come from, why is it so big, and what are the differences between it and its neighbors? The answers lie in an epic story of seafaring warriors, nomadic invaders, and the rise and fall of a medieval state known as Kievan Rus. In the first millennium, a large group of tribes spread […]

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Dr. Claire Penketh: Art Education and Disability Futurity: Subjects on the Edge

Dr. Claire Penketh: Art Education and Disability Futurity: Subjects on the Edge

Hello everybody over that so that’s great so we’ve got people there in the room and outside of the room which is super yeah so a heartfelt thanks then for everybody who’s going to listen to this I’d also just like to say thanks to David for continued work and leadership on the CCDs and […]

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Amazing Treasures Found by Accident

Amazing Treasures Found by Accident

– [Narrator] Treasures are found all the time, from ancient artifacts to modern masterpieces. But most of the time they’re only discovered after extensive research and exploration, by people specifically trying to track them down. Occasionally though, treasures can be found completely by accident, and in some cases, these are some of the greatest finds […]

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Staging Success: The PlayhouseSquare Story

Staging Success: The PlayhouseSquare Story

>>THESE THEATERS ARE VERY UNIQUE. THERE ARE NOT MANY OF THESE MOVIE PALACES LEFT IN AMERICA. THEY ARE LANDMARKS. THEY’RE PART OF WHAT CLEVELAND IS AND WAS.>>CLEVELAND WOULD BE SO MUCH OF THE POORER IF WE DID NOT HAVE PLAYHOUSE SQUARE.>>I AM SO GRATEFUL THAT AT A TIME WHEN THINGS LOOKED SO DIRE, THAT THE […]

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Exploratorium Beginnings | Throwback

Exploratorium Beginnings | Throwback

The museum it has the social aspect. It’s like taking a walk through the woods, if you’re all by yourself, you really don’t notice a lot but if there’s somebody there somebody will point out a flower or an animal or a special tree so a lot of the noticing takes place because people stimulate […]

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Ayutthaya, the Ancient Capital of Thailand (Siam)

Ayutthaya, the Ancient Capital of Thailand (Siam)

Ayutthaya is an ancient capital and modern city in the Central Plains of Thailand, 85 km north of Bangkok. Founded around 1350, Ayutthaya became the second capital of Siam after Sukhothai. Throughout the centuries, an ideal location between China, India, and the Malay Archipelago made Ayutthaya the trading capital of Asia and even the world. […]

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A Painting by Watteau: A Conservation Project

A Painting by Watteau: A Conservation Project

Antoine Watteau has always been seen as the most important French painter of the early eighteenth century. He died at the age of 37, very young and his short career spanned the time of the last years of Louis XIV and of the Regency Some of the paintings that one can see at the Wallace […]

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Empowering CREATIVES – Ep. 1 – Mad for ART? (Music & Mental Health)

Empowering CREATIVES – Ep. 1 – Mad for ART? (Music & Mental Health)

The world loves creatives! The general population can name more musicians, artists, actors, and authors than scientists, psychologists, mathematicians, and lawyers But while society and culture venerate the likes of Ludwig von Beethoven, Vincent van Gogh, Marilyn Monroe, and Sylvia Plath, they also hold the stigma of suffering. This association has been ingrained in our […]

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What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m going to take you back in time, 1400 years, to the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia. To a time when Prophet Mouhammed was given the task of finding a solution to women in the city being attacked and molested. The situation was this: It was around the year 600 […]

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Victoria & Albert: Part 1

Victoria & Albert: Part 1

Victoria & Albert Part 1 ”He influenced me in everything” This is the mausoleum at Frogmore, close to Windsor Castle where Queen Victoria and Prince Albert the Prince Consort lie buried as a great-great grandson I’ve always had a considerable fascination for them and the influence they exerted. This film focuses perhaps rather on Prince […]

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