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American Museum Of Natural History

Since 1869, the American Museum of Natural History has sponsored thousands of scientific expeditions around the globe in an effort to unravel the world’s greatest mysteries. It is this passion to discover and to understand that inspires Discovery Tours, the Museums’ educational travel program. Participants in the Discovery Tours travel program have the unique opportunity to explore the world with Museum scientists as they continue to uncover new insights into the nature of life on earth. Since 1953, over 12,000 museum travelers have participated in Discovery Tours to some of the world’s greatest wildlife areas, archaeological sites and cultural centers.

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Animal Planet Stadium Welcome

Welcome to the Animal Planet Stadium in Silver Spring Maryland where the event of the year has gone to the dogs. The top puppy players from all over the country have been training for this moment all season long..

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Baseball Hall Of Fame

Welcome to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The first stop on your journey is the Cooperstown Room where you will come face to face with ten electees who were present for that first induction ceremony in 1939. Here rare vintage photographs trace the origin of the game. Next comes the Great Moments Room where the game’s most famous events evoke more recollections. Legendary artists have also captured these special occasions on canvas, and Abbott and Costello entertain you with their classic parody, “Who’s on First?”Welcome to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The first stop on your journey is the Cooperstown Room where you will come face to face with ten electees who were present for that first induction ceremony in 1939. Here rare vintage photographs trace the origin of the game. Next comes the Great Moments Room where the game’s most famous events evoke more recollections. Legendary artists have also captured these special occasions on canvas, and Abbott and Costello entertain you with their classic parody, “Who’s on First?”

Located on Main Street, in the heart of picturesque Cooperstown, New York, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is one of the country's major tourist destinations - and is surely the best-known sports shrine in the world.

Opening its doors for the first time on June 12, 1939, the Hall of Fame has stood as the definitive repository of the game's treasures and as a symbol of the most profound individual honor bestowed on an athlete. It is every fan's "Field of Dreams" with its stories, legends and magic to be passed on from generation to generation.

The centerpiece of the Museum is the historic Hall of Fame Gallery, where the plaques of every Hall of Fame member line the oak walls. In the front section of the Gallery, visitors will see artifacts representing the most recent class of Hall of Famers.

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Belt With Flowers And Cartouche

This artist takes Raphael's picture as his model, but does away with the poetry and idealization, rendering her instead as an object of desire. Take a moment to look at its fine details: the pattern of tiny flowers woven with silver and gold silk thread…the silver border… and the rectangles, or cartouches, lined in red. Each displays a word from a passionate love poem. The basic design for the belt with flowers and cartouche came from a popular pattern book of the 16th century, indicated here by the precision of the embroidery. But the lettering is irregular and slightly misshapen, suggesting that whoever wove this belt chose the poem and also added the phoenixes, working without any kind of template

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Boston University

Wondering what it’s like to be a student at Boston University? Take one of our virtual tours to learn about the lives of some of our students and their varying backgrounds, in- terests and majors.
Freshmen can learn more about what to expect during their rst year at BU including time management, how college di ers from high school, and what living in a residence hall is really like.
Interested in the person you could become with a degree from Boston University? Check out the Senior Experience tour to learn from students who “know the ropes”. Find out about the challenges and rigors of various majors, the bene ts of internships, and prepar- ing for the world a er graduation.

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Boston University

Wondering what it's like to be a student at Boston University? Take one of our virtual tours to learn about the lives of some of our students and their varying backgrounds, interests and majors.

Freshmen can learn more about what to expect during their first year at BU including time management, how college differs from high school, and what living in a residence hall is really like.

Interested in the person you could become with a degree from Boston University? Check out the Senior Experience tour to learn from students who "know the ropes". Find out about the challenges and rigors of various majors, the benefits of internships, and preparing for the world after graduation.

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British Museum

Every Visitor to the British Museum knows the huge, winged and human headed bulls which stand over ten tons. of black basalt, glossy and sinister, they are overpowering in their brutal strength. They and nearly all the Assyrian carved and sculpted reliefs in the gallery behind them, were pried from their foundations by crowbars, hauled by ropes till they toppled on to specially built platforms, moved on rollers across miles of dessert under a burning sun, winched aboard the ship and brought down the Persian Gulf to Bombay, then around the Cape of Good Hope -- to the Port of London. All under the supervision of Henry Layard over one hundred years ago.

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California State Parks

Welcome to the California State Park’s Directory of Natural Resources. California’s parks are here for the entire family to enjoy. They’re your parks, and we urge you to abide by basic conservation guidelines. On days designated as “dry days,” please do not light matches or start fires of any kind in any of our parks. The threat of forest fires is of constant concern to California Foresters. Campfires are permitted, but in designated Campfire Zones only. All state parks are open at 7 a.m. and close at sundown. Please adhere to this rule for your own safety and protection. We would like you to come back often and take advantage of California’s great outdoors. After all, you make it work.

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Cornell Interactive Campus Tour

Cornell University's Ithaca campus, set amid waterfalls, gorges, lakes, and rolling hills in the Finger Lakes region of central New York State, provides some of the most breathtaking scenery you'll find anywhere. You'll also find a whole, new world of social and intellectual possibilities, exciting adventures, and lasting friendships waiting for you at Cornell. University housing units on campus include traditional residence halls, program houses, and cooperative residences. There are fraternities and sororities, as well as rooms and apartments off campus. One of the university's primary missions is to provide a safe, comfortable residential experience while educating and challenging Cornell students to achieve academic and personal growth.

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Diaccia Botrona

And here were are at the Diaccia Botrona Nature Reserve. Extending over one thousand hectares, it is considered to be the most important wetland in Italy. On your left, you will see the remains of the ancient Lake Prile, which was once fifty square kilometers before drying out in the 19th century.

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Dr Seuss From Then To Now

By now you should be standing in front of a series of world-famous children's books created by Dr. Seuss - beginning with number 88 on your left: Green Eggs and Ham.

It's no doubt familiar to you and your family - over 1.5 million copies have been sold annually since its creation in 1960. In fact, even forty years after its debut, children still mail the author green eggs and ham. By the time this book appeared in bookstores and libraries in 1960, Dr. Seuss had become an industry.

Take a moment and study the outrageous colors and free-spirited style the characters are rendered in. Look at the cover. It's quite unlike the traditional Dick and Jane books so popular before Dr. Seuss. You probably are already pretty familiar with the verse. But note how it all comes together on the pages displayed - the art, the verse, the design, the colors... even the size of the book itself. Not a wasted inch or unnecessary verse. It's all a symphony of very well orchestrated nonsense. And like all of his creations... it works; wonderfully.

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Geography Action

“Geography Action Rivers 2002” is an educational outreach program of the National Geographic Society in partnership with The Coca-Cola Company and The Conservation Fund. Click here to explore a river system.The River source, also called the headwaters, is the beginning of a river. Often located in mountains, the source may be fed by an underground spring, or by runoff from rain, snowmelt, or glacial melt. Wetlands are low-lying areas saturated with water for long enough periods to support vegetation adapted to wet conditions. Wetlands help maintain river quality by filtering out pollutants and sediments, and by regulating nutrient flow.

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Gordon College

Hello,
Welcome to Gordon College!
My name is Stephen and I will be your tour guide. This tour begins just outside the tunnel that goes under College Drive near the flag pole. We will tour East campus, then West Campus, and will end up back here at the tunnel.
Periodically, I will ask you to pause the recording so that you can walk to the next point or take a few minutes to independently tour the area. I will always use the word "pause" when you need to pause the recording. I will always use the word "stop" when you need to stop walking while I continue speaking.
This tour is intended to be listened to while walking around campus and does not include tours of any of the buildings. If you are taking this tour on a day when the buildings are open then please feel free to pause and enter the buildings along the way. In order to benefit the most from this recording remember to return to the spot on the tour where you paused the recording or to the spot where you were directed to go.

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Great Moments On Broadway

Who wouldn't want to resurrect Fanny Brice? She was a wonderful entertainer. And since Fanny herself could not be brought back, the next best thing was to get a young Barbara Streisand to sing and strut and go through comic routines a la Brice. Streisand was, in 1964, well on her way to becoming a splendid entertainer in her own right, and in Funny Girl, she went as far as any performer could toward recalling the laughter and joy that was Fanny Brice.

But this Tony winning show was about much more than a tribute to the buffoonery of Ms Brice. It was also intent on telling the story of how Fanny loved and lost Nick Arnstein, and it was both sentimental and touching.

These costumes and sets reflected everything from Ziegfield's Follies to Brice's dressing room and a Circle Line cruise ship. The most famous was this stairway in which Streisand as a pregnant Fanny - amidst a bevy of chorus girls and beneath this grand chandelier - enters in this wedding gown and got the most resounding laugh of the evening.

Streisand performed over 1,348 nights ... and cemented her career as a Broadway phenomena.

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Haunted Hotel Spirit Dude

So you think you are brave enough to pass through my doors? Foolish mortals, when will you learn? Don’t you know you are not welcome here? When you walked through that door – you chose to leave your world - and enter mine! You’re in the spirit world now. We are all around you, above you, below you, and… (pause) behind you. (Sinister chuckle)

These walls have seen many changes over the course of history - but none like you will witness here tonight.

Move quickly and don’t look back - for one wrong turn could result in your eternal stay with us. Stay close together and follow your assigned guide; they are your only hope of making it out alive!

(Laughter)

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Hershey

Welcome to Hershey, the Great American Chocolate Town, where families come together for a taste of the sweet life. Tucked in the rolling hills of Central Pennsylvania, this idyllic escape offers the latest and greatest in entertainment and hospitality, fused with the traditions of one of America's original success stories. Even the smiles seem sweeter! With attractions, accommodations, amenities and activities in all flavors, a trip to “The Sweetest Place on Earth” is an easy treat.

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Hershey Tour

Welcome to Hershey, the Great American Chocolate Town, where families come together for a taste of the sweet life. Tucked in the rolling hills of Central Pennsylvania, this idyllic escape offers the latest and greatest in entertainment and hospitality, fused with the traditions of one of America's original success stories. Even the smiles seem sweeter! With attractions, accommodations, amenities and activities in all flavors, a trip to “The Sweetest Place on Earth” is an easy treat.

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Jacques Louis David's -"Marat"

Jean-Paul Marat was sitting in the bathtub when he was murdered on July 13, 1793. A teacher of languages, a journalist and a physician, Marat had turned out to be one of the most radical demagogues the French Revolution produced. He spent much of his time in his tub to find relief from a chronic skin rash. He wore a compress on his head to relieve headaches from which he also suffered. While he was bathing on this fateful day, he was reading a letter from Charlotte Corday, the great grand-daughter of the playwright Pierre Corneille. The young noblewoman had tried in vain to gain admittance to Marat. Now she had sent him a letter slyly suggesting a tete-a-tete. He let her in and she stabbed him. Marat died instantly.

Many contemporaries were pleased with the deed. Marat had been a tough customer. He had had 860 gallows erected to deal with his political enemies and had sent over 200,000 of them to the gallows.

David was a fervent revolutionary and a personal friend of Marat. He obliged by by rendering Marat's corpse on canvas just as he had had it put on public display; with his bare chest and wounds visible. The image became a symbol of the French Revolution. It was placed on a church altar, smothered under billowing clouds of incense. It replaced crucifixes and Royal portraits. But soon after, this personality cult ended, the painting put in hiding and Marat's heart, once placed beneath the painting, was burned and the ashes scattered in the Montmartre sewer.

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Jamaica

Jamaica...an island of extraordinary beauty, colorful flowers, cascading waterfalls, dramatic mountain ranges and spectacular seascapes. An island of romance and enchantment...Jamaica. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean, located just south of Cuba. Daily flights arrive from New York, Miami, San Juan, Toronto, Montreal and London into Jamaica's two airports in Montego Bay and Kingston.

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Jim Henson Museum

Welcome to The Jim Henson museum, located on the very creek where Jim first thought up his alter ego and good friend, Kermit the Frog. Many of Jim's creations are on display here, and there's a play area for the youngsters.

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Kingsborough Community College – Interactive Tour

We’re glad to bring Kingsborough Community College to your home. Within this interactive guided tour, you’ll visit our modern campus – located on 71 acres and surrounded by the waters of Sheepshead Bay, Jamaica Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean. Just click “start” to begin your tour. Thanks…let’s begin. Did you know that Kingsborough offers outstanding education leading to an Associate in liberal arts and sciences?

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Library Of Congress Acoustic Guide

Welcome to the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. You have just come in through the west ground level entrance, under the granite archway. Start your visit here, at the Visitor's Center, where volunteers and automated information kiosks will help to answer your questions. On this level you'll also find the Sales Shop, a cloakroom, restrooms, and the theater where you can see a short film about the Library of Congress. Next, walk up the staircase on the south side of the Visitor's Center, or take one of the elevators, and go up one floor to the Great Hall. You are now in the center of the Great Hall. From here you will be able to appreciate the grandeur of the architecture. The ceiling, 75 feet above the marble floor, is decorated with stained glass skylights supported by elaborately paneled beams finished in aluminum leaf. In the center of the marble floor is a large brass inlay shaped like a sun, on which are inscribed the four cardinal points of the compass.

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Library Preservation

Our knowledge of ourselves and the world around us grows only through the accumulation of countless bits of information, laid down like bricks as a foundation for wisdom. Libraries are the intellectual brickyards of our civilization, fundamental to our survival and growth. This is the largest library in the world. More than 84 million items are housed in three buildings on 535 miles of shelves. The accumulated facts, fantasies, philosophies, and fears of mankind are brought here in every medium yet devised to record information.

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Lower East Side Tenement Museum

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum's mission is to promote tolerance and historical perspective through the presentation and interpretation of the variety of immigrant and migrant experiences on Manhattan's Lower East Side, a gateway to America.

Today, although most citizens trace the beginnings of their American journeys to the urban rather than the rural environment and most descend from immigrants, The Tenement’s landmark tenement building at 97 Orchard Street is the first homestead of urban working class and poor immigrant people preserved and interpreted in the United States. Located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, an immigrant portal for almost two centuries, 97 Orchard Street was home to an estimated 7,000 people from more than 20 nations between 1863 and 1935.

The Tenement is a designated National Historic Site, affiliated with the National Park Service and a featured property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In fiscal year 2006, The Tenement hosted nearly 125,000 visitors, representing all 50 states and more than 30 countries; its website at www.tenement.org received more than 300,000 online visitors.

Visitors to The Tenement tour carefully restored apartments and learn about the lives of actual past residents: the German Jewish Gumpertz (1870s) who lived through the Great Panic of 1874; the Levines from Poland (1897), who ran a garment business in their apartment; the Rogarshevsky family, Eastern European Jews (1918) mourning the loss of their patriarch from tuberculosis; the Sephardic Jewish Confino family (1916), the focus of an interactive family-oriented living history program; and the Baldizzi family, Italian Catholics from Sicily (1930s), who were among The Tenement’s last residents during the Great Depression.

With an anticipated opening in early 2007, The Tenement is researching the Moores, an Irish Catholic family in residence during the Civil War. Lower East Side Stories, The Tenement’s neighborhood walking tour, showcases the area’s complex history.

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Metropolitan Museum

The Museum's collection of Old Master and nineteenth-century European paintings—one of the greatest such collections in existence—numbers approximately 2,200 works, dozens of which are instantly recognizable worldwide. The French, Italian, and Dutch schools are most strongly represented, with fine works also by British, Netherlandish, German, Spanish, and Flemish masters. The department's holdings—which consist not only of paintings on canvas and wood but also of frescoes, oil sketches, and finished pastels on paper, as well as a small number of Greek and Russian icons—range in date from the twelfth through the nineteenth century. Among its many masterpieces are exceptional assemblages of the work of the French Impressionists.

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Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston - Guided Tour

Few Old Masters are as enduringly popular as Rembrandt and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is proud to exhibit “Rembrandt’s Journey: Painter – Draftsman – Etcher.” The exhibition reveals the all-encompassing scope of the artist’s interests via his paintings, etchings and drawings. Beginning with Rembrandt’s constant and unflinching depictions of his own face, his pen and brush captured an unprecedented array of subjects…

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New York's Upper East Side

Let's begin our tour here, by the statue of William Tecumseh Sherman on Fifty-Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue.

You are standing in the midst of the Upper East Side - justifiably considered New York's "Gold Coast" with Fifth Avenue its "Millionaires' Row". It is in this neighborhood that Lady Caroline Astor countenanced the four hundred most important New Yorkers (those who would attend her illustrious parties); it is on these streets that J.P. Morgan had built - "damning the expense" - his famous Metropolitan Club; and it is here that the longest single uninterrupted set of mansions once stood. If there ever was a competition for wealth and power in one neighborhood, the Upper East Side would win hands down.

Yet, despite its undeniable standing as an area of prominence and renown, the Upper East Side has a much broader appeal. The neighborhood maintains a diversity to its history that is often overlooked amid the goings-on of Manhattan's haute bourgeoisie.

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New Zealand

New Zealand has to be seen to be believed. Its unusual cities are gateways to the dramatically beautiful countryside, with superb open spaces, emerald hills, and snow-tipped alpine mountains. It is also a land of wonderful waters, waterfalls, geysers, endless inland seas, and a coastline bordered by miles of broad, clean beaches. Since it’s a land with so many things to do and see, you’ll want to plan your vacation carefully, based on your tastes, time, and budget. This video offers you a menu of individual options to choose from ... everything you need for an unforgettable New Zealand holiday.

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Nile

Standing proud and magnificent on the banks of the legendary Nile is the only remaining Wonder of the Ancient World; the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. Travel to the edge of the desert plateau with your guide Omar Sharif, for an ancient unprecedented look into the secret passageways and chambers of these colossal and mysterious monuments. Mysteries of the Pyramids will answer some of the darkest questions that have haunted man for century upon century.

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Philadelphia Audio Tour

Welcome to Sonic Tours Independence National Park tour. We are delighted that you’ve joined us us on this self guided walking tour of one of America’s most historic and fascinating cities, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This walking tour will bring us to many sites and structures of historic importance in Independence Park. We’ll discover many of the dwellings and meeting places that were part of America’s fight for independence from Britain. This self guided tour will allow you not only to learn about this historic city, but best of all, you can visit the sites at your own pace. You may see an irresistable restaurant along the way, or a quaint shop that is too good to pass up. Feel free to partake in all the city has to offer. Our tour will always be waiting for you, and is just a click away. When you hear the bell toll during the tour, this is a signal to pause your player and move on to the next tour stop.

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Prairie Pothole Region

This is the prairie pothole region, a mosaic of grasses and wetlands. These tall grasses and wild flowers, deep rooted and resilient, thrive in the rich soil surrounding the wetlands- a haven for an incredible diversity of life.

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Rockwell - Colgate Toothpaste

At first glance, you may think this painting is another example of Rockwell telling a story about telling a story. But it's more than that… it's an advertisement. This painting was created as an ad for Colgate toothpaste.

Rockwell understood that sometimes ads work better when you don't clunk people over the head with a hard sell.

Rockwell used this wholesome scene of the two of you to sell an image of family and America that he hoped would make people feel warm and fuzzy and want to buy toothpaste.

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Superman Museum

Welcome to the Metropolis Superman Museum. Throughout the museum you will find numerous examples of Superman merchandise and memorabilia, illustrating the long and grand history of the world's most beloved superhero.
To begin your tour, please proceed to the right.
Superman began as a series of daily comic strips created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster. The first adaptation of the comic was a radio drama starring Bud Collyer as Superman.

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Tennessee Valley Authority Nuclear Plants

Let's trace TVA's nuclear history and go on a virtual tour of several of the facilities. TVA began building nuclear plants in the 1960's, responding to the growing prosperity of the Tennessee Valley and the rising demand for power.

Today, TVA's three nuclear plants - Brown's Ferry, Sequoya, and Watts Barr - provide about 30% of TVA's power supply. The 6 operating reactors provide more than 6,900 megawatts of clean, safe and affordable electricity - enough to serve more than three-and-a-half-million homes in the Tennessee Valley.

Have a look at these towers. Most people think that these are unique to nuclear power facilities. That's yet another urban myth. Even at our fossil fuel plants, where we burn coal, these towers are used to release wasted heat or steam into the atmosphere.

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The Riccardi-Medici Palace

The palace impresses first with its early date of 1430.
It is a dramatic advance in concept, style and spaciousness compared to all preceding European palaces. It has been standing almost six centuries yet we find it pleasing and rhythmic, with no inferiority of design or proportion.
It has become such a timeless classic that it would not surprise one to see today a similar facade in New York or Chicago.

Compare it to any other structure built earlier, and it will be realized that this handsome residence, built by private citizens, was superior even to the palaces of kings at that time in England, France, or Germany.

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The Seagram Museum

The Seagram Museum, located on the site of the original Joseph E. Seagram distillery, incorporates industrial and architectural heritage dating back to the late 1800s. The combination of an original barrel warehouse and a new main exhibition building, results in a 40,000 square foot museum structure that won a 1986 Governor General’s Medal for Architecture.

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Tibet

Welcome to the Rice Museum’s special exhibit: Tibet, the Sacred Realm. The photographs you are about to see contain more than 180 images, most of which have never before been shown in public. No country in the world remains more mysterious, distant, and inaccessible than Tibet. Bordered by the massive Himalayas to the south and west, and by endless barren wastes to the north, for centuries the country’s natural isolation allowed its people to develop culture free from outside interference.

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Titanic - The Exhibition

Welcome to Titanic - The Exhibition. Please remain in this orientation area while we introduce the tour and explain how this easy-to-use devise can make your exhibition experience more rewarding. Before we begin, please take a look at your listening device. You can select any numbered object in the exhibit simply by typing in its number by using the keyboard on the front of the wand. This allows you to wander freely throughout the exhibit - but we will lead you sequentially as your first choice. You will lose nothing in the narrative by moving ahead or back at your own choosing.

Feel free to spend as much time as you wish at any site. You can proceed by simply pressing the green button to advance to the next object in sequence - or make your own selection by typing it its corresponding number.

Please enjoy your tour and this very special exhibition experience. Now please move to station number 2 as we introduce your guide - Sir Sean Connery.

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Top Of The Rock Observation Deck

Welcome to Top Of The Rock, the best views of New York City from the newly renovated 3-tiered observation deck at the summit of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The views from all three levels of the observation deck are breathtaking. With its open-air simplicity, complete 360-degree skyline, and crystal clear panels of glass showcasing the 80-mile view, Top Of The Rock is unmatched by any other vantage point in New York City.

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Toulouse-lautrec

It was, for many, the best of times - an era with the fundamental character of the future sprang forth into the daily lives of people who had, only fifty years earlier, existed in almost medieval conditions. The 1880's and 1890's saw the first rewards of the modern industrialized world in mass-produced abundance. It was the era of "more" - more bread and wine, more newspapers and books, more textiles and fashionable garments and opportunities for modish extravagance. There were more places to go - music halls and vaudeville shows and popular entertainment at the circus, the race tracks, and brothels; more fun to be had and pipers to pay.

The fin de siècle brought the dawning of a new age and a new attitude toward life in France. And its greatest recorder of life and living in this period was a disfigured genius - a chronicler of all that was urbane and celebrated, a master of imagery and tragic figure whose life paralleled this bohemian revel: Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec.

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Triumph Of Fame

This is the most spectacular, grand // desco da parto that has survived and come down to us. It was made for the birth of Lorenzo de' Medici, or Lorenzo the Magnificent, the de facto ruler of Florence. The subject, the Triumph of Fame, is represented by a winged woman standing on a globe, holding in one hand, a sword and in the other, a statuette of Cupid drawing his bow. Trumpets herald Fame to warriors on horseback gathered below. This imagery is derived from the poetry of Boccaccio, and also Petrarch, who described a group like the twenty-eight warriors, who raise their arms in a pledge of allegiance. Other decorative parts of this birth tray include the marvelous ostrich feathers around the outside. These are related to Piero de' Medici, the child's father, and they stood for his steadfastness because ostrich feathers are so stiff that they do not bend in the wind. We can imagine that this tray was commissioned by Piero de' Medici, and given to his wife, on the birth of their child, Lorenzo. The tray was hanging in Lorenzo's bed chamber when he died, in 1492. Take a walk around the tray to see the back. Then press 27 to hear about it.

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Tuft’s University – Campus Tour

We’re happy to bring Tufts University to your home. Within this interactive guided tour, you’ll visit our Somerville campus, located 10 minutes from Boston. Just click “start” to begin your tour, and press F2 to go back. Now let’s begin…Founded in 1852, Tufts University is recognized among the premier universities in the United States. Tufts also enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence... and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. A Research I university, Tufts has extensive and highly regarded liberal arts, sciences, and engineering programs that draw outstanding students from around the world with the highest academic achievement.

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UCLA

Part of selecting a university is knowing what the campus looks like: its classrooms, its lecture halls, its recreational facilities, its student housing. Of course, we think the UCLA campus is both beautiful and brawny. We've got the picturesque buildings and grounds, but we also have state-of-the-art computing facilities, Web portals personalized to your specifications, student stores stocked with everything from toothpaste to computers, award-winning faculty, over 500 student clubs and organizations...the stuff you need to stay connected and make your time at UCLA count. Come see for yourself; there are lots of ways to visit us.

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UNC Asheville Website

Welcome to The University of North Carolina at Asheville, and to the kind of education that changes lives and inspires others to do the same. With this interactive website, you can take an exciting virtual tour of the only designated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system. Small classes, a low student-faculty ratio, strong academics, valuable service-learning activities, and a diversity of meaningful experiences and relationships, on and off campus, are hallmarks of the UNC Asheville experience. We hope you will visit UNC Asheville to see firsthand our beautiful campus and meet the people who make this a great university, one that could have a very positive impact on your future.

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University Of Virginia Guided Tour

The buildings you see here were designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 when the University of Virginia was founded. Jefferson hated big buildings. He thought they were ugly and conducive to disease so in designing his university he spread everything out. He also thought there should be a lot of interaction between students and professors so he designed places for them to live here on the Lawn in what he called an academical village.

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World Trade Center Visitor Center

Tribute WTC Visitor Center offers a place where members of the September 11th community can connect with the thousands of visitors who come to Ground Zero daily. Through walking tours, exhibits and programs, Tribute WTCVisitor Center offers "Person to Person" History, linking those that need to understand and appreciate these historic events with those that experienced them. The Center will remain in place until the permanent WTC Memorial and Museum are completed.

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Yellow River

Yellow River

The Yellow River is China's most important river in the North. The soil along much of the river is yellow in color, and that's what gives the river its name. As we cruise down the Yellow River. . . look closely at the mulberry leaves that grow along the banks. You may find them covered with silkworms. Their cocoons are spun into shiny threads, which will be woven into beautiful cloth called silk.

See that tough, woody looking grass? That's bamboo. Bamboo forests have been cut down in the past to make room for houses, but now China is working to protect the bamboo, which is essential to the diet of panda bears.

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