European Community of Democracies – Towards a New Foundation of Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ulrich Beck | Editor's note: Unfortunately the beginning of the chairperson’s introduction is missing from the podcast. German euro-nationalism is not inevitable. Europe's crisis is an opportunity to enlarge democracy. Ulrich Beck is professor of sociology, University of Munich and British Journal of Sociology LSE Centennial Professor in the Department of Sociology.
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Samuel Reader's Autobiography
Samuel Reader joined the Kansas State Militia in Shawnee County when the war broke out between the North and South, but they didn't see action until "Price's Raid" in the late fall of 1864. Samuel wrote this eye-witness account of the Battle of the Big Blue in 1898, based on his 1864 diary entries. The Militia helped delay the advance of the Confederate troops, even though they were inexperienced and outnumbered 6-to-1. They suffered heavy losses and Samuel was among the men taken prisoner by
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Alzheimer's: What Is the Value of Knowing Early: A View Across Five Countries
The Forum at the School of Public Health Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects millions of people around the world. This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland -- and their views on the value of diagnosis. This event was presented in collaboration with Reuters and was part of the Andelot S
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Bekende Belgen
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Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.


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Minute of Mango: Local Scout

Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did Smiley


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Global Calls for Economic Justice: the potential of Islamic finance [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mukhtar Hussain, Professor Volker Nienhaus | It is felt that conventional financial systems have failed and should be replaced, or supplemented, by more ethical banking and socially responsible finance. Can Islamic Finance, as a system with a strong religious background and moral framework, satisfy this hope? Mukhtar Hussain is chief executive officer at HSBC Malaysia. Volker Nienhaus is visiting professor, University of Reading.
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College of Charleston Dorms -- Liberty Street Residence Hall Tour
College of Charleston junior Andrew Gunderson gives a tour of Liberty Street Residence Hall, which is located on the corner of Liberty and St. Philip streets. A shared bathroom connects two, two-person bedrooms. The building also features amenities such as game rooms, lounge areas, study rooms, home theaters, and many common spaces. Each room is equipped with a microfridge (a combination microwave and refrigerator) for the residents to share. The College's main dining facility, Liberty Street Fr
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Dr. Boyce Watkins presents "Cents and Sense," at GRCC on January 20, 2012.
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Slavery by Another Name: Coal Mining History
Historian Mary Ellen Curtin talks about early coal mining and the industry's reliance on prison labor.  She describes the horrific conditions the workers endured in the late 1800s.  ( 2:17)
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Inventing Bar Graphs
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad discovers a bug problem in the Cybrary. They know that something needs to be done to stop the bugs before they eat everything in the Cybrary, so the CyberSquad creates a bar graph to display the number of bugs they found in each room. Ms. Fileshare is concerned about the bug problem until she is shown a different bar graph that shows the number of bugs in each room to be much smaller. The CyberSquad must figure out why the two graph
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Pompeii: A Forgotten Ancient World
The ancient city of Pompeii is located near the modern city of Naples and was buried by the ash and debris of Mount Vesuvius when it erupted over two days starting the 24th of August, AD 79. Everything and everyone in the vicinity of the volcano was annihilated. The evidence that was left behind not only shows us how powerful and disruptive Vesuvius can be but also gives a portal in to the ancient past. (3:36)
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De herfst : Werkbundel bij een boswandeling
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Met deze werkbundel kunnen de kinderen van de tweede graad in groepjes aan de slag in het bos.

Enkele verschillende doe-opdrachten hierbij zijn:

  • Zintuigen gebruiken in het bos;
  • De schors van een boom …

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Where a False Step Means Death (1921)
Marjorie Hillick, the "Maud Allan of the skies" performs a dance on an uncompleted New York skyscraper with only her trusty tambourine for company. Don't look down!
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Studying at University: A guide for first year students (4th edition)

Authors: 
Catherine Hutchings (4th edition revision). Illustrations by Stacy Stent