Geography Now! Italy

Well, I’m personally excited because today we cover the country where one quarter of my heritage comes from … ITALIA!!! There’s no such thing as a single type of Italian. People from Sicily would almost need a translator to understand people in Veneto. Napoli looks incredibly different from Milano. And people from South Tyrol are…

Sacramento runner’s Nike shoes on display at Oregon hotel

[MUSIC] We’re stoked about these shoes. We just received them, I’m shaking still as I hold them. They’re very, very cool.>>They’re awesome. >>We’re the proud new owners now. The Graduate Hotel’s incredibly excited to be a part of history, your history. And they will be proudly displayed here. So thank you very much for your…

The Heat Theater

Hey! So we’re with John Zehren here, up in the— what is it? The “Rep Shop?” – The Production Shop. – The Production Shop! And— – Call it whatever you want. – So, what do you do here? – I make stuff. – You make stuff. – Yeah, I do. It’s never the same thing…

Field of Lost Shoes – President Lincoln and General Ulysses S. Grant

Tell me this one is different. We think so, he’s not afraid to take action. It’s a welcome change from your other generals. Some call Grant a butcher. Well sir, that may be precisely what we need. General Congratulations on your victory, and promotion. Gentlemen thank you. They say you are the general the nation…

Conservation of Queen Victoria’s silk shoes | Beyond Palace Doors

I’m Rosie, I’m a Textile Conservator working at Historic Royal Palaces I’m currently working on these blue satin side-lacing boots worn by Queen Victoria And they’re a really exciting new acquisition for Historic Royal Palaces as they’re quite rare We only have one other pair of shoes worn by Queen Victoria in our collection of…

Pawn Stars: Lebron James Air Zoom Generation Nike Shoes | History

CHUMLEE: What you got here? I’ve got a pair of LeBron autographed shoes. That’s pretty cool. JIM: These are actually the wheat edition ones. There the 2004 All-Star game ones, and they’re a limited edition. I’ve never actually seen these in person, but they might be worth more without the signature than with it. –…

The History of Curly-Toed Shoes: History in a Minute (Episode 2)

Hello, this is Mr. Philip Campbell with Homeschool Connections’ History in a Minute. I’m your bearded, nerdy history guru. Have you ever noticed bizarre fads in clothing? Like the people with the saggy, loose baggy pants that walk around their butts hanging out. Or skinny jeans. Or just any number of bizarre clothing fads. This…

Where My Ladies At?

Recently I received a question for an Ask Emily episode along the lines of whether or not I had personally experienced sexism in my field, and I kind of shrugged it off because The Field Museum is very supportive of women in science. We even have a “Women in Science” group here at The Field…

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…

WOMEN IN SPACE – NASA’s Women Shuttle Astronauts

With the introduction of the Space Shuttle program NASA began accepting women for the first time for astronaut training in 1978 and 6 American female astronauts began training to fly into space. The length of time between the first American man and the first American woman in space was 23 years. The 1978 astronaut training…