Ancient Sea Life in Utah
January 9, 2009—Some 93 million years ago, dinosaur-era "sea monsters" swam the seas above what is now Utah. Thanks to paleontologists, more evidence of the ancient beasts is now surfacing.
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Esther M. Sternberg, M.D., HEALING SPACES: The Science of Place and Well-Being
"Esther Sternberg is a rare writer--a physician who healed herself by going back to ancient truths known by the Greeks, and proving them. With her scientific expertise and crystal clear prose, she illuminates how intimately the brain and the immune system talk to each other, and how we can use place and space, sunlight and music, to reboot our brains and move from illness to health." -Gail Sheehy, author of "Passages" For more on the book, visit http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=978
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The IBM ACS System: A Pioneering Supercomputer Project
[Recorded February 18, 2010] The showcase IBM effort at high-performance computing in the 1960's has traditionally been considered the IBM S/360 Model 91. That machine well deserves the attention it has received. In fact, in the field of computer architecture, the 1960s are known for the CDC 6600 and the IBM Model 91, and many modern processors trace features back to those machines. However, there was another relatively unknown IBM effort that operated in parallel with the deployment of the Mod
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PLATO - An Early Online Community
On June 3, 2010, the Computer History Museum hosted a 6-session conference on the PLATO learning system. Session 6 was entitled "An Early Online Community: People Plus Computing Grows Communities." Session 6 Description: The developers of PLATO didn't set out to build an online community. So how did it turn into one? In 1972 few suspected that a human community could grow and thrive within the electronic circuitry of a computer. But two years later the world's first online community was flouris
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Today in Britain (1964) - extract
Narrated by the journalist James Cameron, 'Today in Britain' offers a snapshot of the United Kingdom in the year that Harold Wilson became Prime Minister on the back of his "white heat of technology" speech (although he never actually uttered that specific phrase). There's much emphasis on Britain's inventive genius, not just in the atomic era but also throughout its history, as seen here in this whistle-stop, partly-animated guided tour. (Michael Brooke) The complete film is one of 32 include
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Huge solar prominence caught by NASA's SDO
This huge eruption of gas on the Sun was seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory on April 19, 2010. The gas follows the Sun's magnetic field lines, bursting upwards and then raining back down. The scale of this is vast: the Earth could nestle comfortably under the arc of this prominence. For more info: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2010/27apr10_plasmarain/
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Authors@Google: Dr. Condoleezza Rice
Dr. Condoleezza Rice visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her memoir "Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family." This event took place on October 20, 2010, as a part of the Authors@Google series. As comfortable describing lighthearted family moments as she is recalling the poignancy of her mother's cancer battle and the heady challenge of going toe-to-toe with Soviet leaders, Rice holds nothing back in this remarkably candid telling. This is the story of Condoleez
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The Drinking Bird
Find out why this toy is a "wonderful piece of physics". Fun video for kids to watch, this is one of those birds that perches on the edge of a glass and puts it beak into the water and then goes back up. This action continues without any help from a person. The explanation is interesting.  Video is of good quality.  Run time 04:45.
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The Effects of Green House Gases
Methane, water vapour, nitrous oxide and ozone are the green houses
gases, which exist in the earth’s atmosphere. They absorb thermal
radiations that are breathed out by the earth’s surface and reflect it
back to the earth, thereby serving as a blanket preventing the earth
from heat loss and keeping temperatures constant and perfect for animals
to live, and plants to grow.
For years now, rising temperatures have been a particularly hot topic
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Ukraine aid bill moves ahead in U.S. Senate, hurdles still ahead
March 24 - Bill providing economic assistance to Ukraine and imposing sanctions over Russia's actions in Ukraine cleared a procedural hurdle in the U.S. Senate Monday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financia
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How Can I Know If My Idea Is Good? - Chapter 4
Dave Fletcher, Founder and Managing Director of White October presents the ideas on how to test the problem in customer discovery. This lecture took place at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on November 11th, 2014.
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Elections: pre-match report
 A tense election period is looming with certain MPs refusing to pay back expenses and some already announcing that they intend to stand down.

In this podcast Professor Steven Fielding weighs up the main parties and asks if they're fighting fit.

Professor Fielding is Director of the Centre for British Politics


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It's time that politicians had performance-related bonuses
During the financial crisis, politicians across the spectrum have assailed bankers’ bonuses. In a similar way, politicians should now use the sovereign-debt crisis as an opportunity to re-examine their own pay. The collapse of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the European Social Model, is not caused by inappropriate bonuses, but by a lack of bonuses.
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Chapman family
The Chapman family sits on the front steps of their house, wearing dark, formal clothing. Stanley Chapman is the young man on the first row.
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Digital is dangerous debate: digital vs analogue
Images from the debate held as part of the Digital Is Dangerous project.
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The listening room, Camden Arts Centre
This version of The Listening Room is minimal, one microphone and two loudspeakers in the Reading Room of Camden Arts Centre, a relatively small space for this work. The Reading Room is the former entrance to the building, this entrance has been bricked over to create three highly reflective wall surfaces in the room. The room resonance is so pronounced that my usual placement of microphone and speakers would tend to fix on one pitch and stay there - to introduce more of the available freque
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The listening room, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham : A gallery installation and an offsite project
The three upper galleries of Ikon house two variants of The Listening Room. Each installation amplifies the sound of a gallery in real time, introducing low-volume feedback, pitches delineated by the architectural characteristics of the space and modulated by the transient nature of people passing through. In between is the central gallery, a space where the sound of the two Listening Rooms actively mixes and merges, allowing the two activated spaces to affect each other - in a very real sen
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Applying Hooke's Law to Cancer Detection
In this activity, students will explore Hooke’s Law in small groups at their lab bench. They will collect displacement data for a spring with an unknown spring constant, k, by adding various masses of known weight. After exploring Hooke’s law and answering a series of application questions, students are asked to apply their understanding to explore a tissue of known surface area. Students will then use the necessary relationships to depict a cancerous tumor amidst normal tissue by creating a
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Auburn vs. Mississippi State (1957)
"Coach Shug Jordan's finest football machine took the test of a true champion by having to come from behind to defeat a determined Mississippi State team by a score of 15 to 7 before 43,000 in Birmingham's Legion Field. State gained a half-time lead of 7-0 on a beautifully executed 57 yard scoring pass from reserve quarterback, Tom Miller to end Ned Brooks with three minutes left in the first half. The first half was a hard-fought, defensive battle which found both teams using every opportunity
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