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December 2011

The First Ten Years of the Euro

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This video marks the 10 year anniversary of the Euro. Originally just 12 members, the Euro Zone has now grown to 17 countries in all.

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Classic Sesame Street: The American Revolution

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Hear the story of how the United States of America was born Sesame Street style! Grover is very excited to surprise the British and wants to help George Washington send them back to where they came from.

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Washington Crossing the Delaware Painting

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Take a look at the painting of the week: Washington Crossing the Delaware. This short video not only takes a closer look at the events that led up to the crossing of the Delaware, but also takes an in-depth look at the painting by Emanuel Leutze.

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Washington Crosses the Delaware – Drive Thru History

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Drive Thru History takes a look at the events of Christmas day 1776 when Washington crossed the Delaware much to the surprise of the Hessian army.

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Bio-Inspiration: Nature as Muse

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Scientists study nature in an attempt to solve design issues when making new products. This process is called biomimicry. This video takes a look at a couple products the biologists and engineers at UC Berkeley are working on and the surprising things they have learned.

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Janine Benyus: Biomimicry in Action

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Janine Benyus has a message for inventors – when looking to solve a design problem, take a look at how nature has handled the same issue. When you do, you’ll find really amazing designs that tackle things like waterproofing, aerodynamics and solar energy. This video takes a look at a few products that have used […]

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Cleopatra VII – Macedonian Queen

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Cleopatra’s story is one of power, ambition, love and tragedy. Discovery Channel takes a look at the techniques Cleopatra used to ensure her place in history.

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Cleopatra

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This short National Geographic video tells the tale of Cleopatra after she was forced from power.

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Cleopatra VII

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Encyclopedia Channel brings us this short history of Cleopatra VII, the daughter of the Egyptian king Ptolemy.

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