Strucure and Randomness in the Prime Numbers
"God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers" - Paul Erdos The prime numbers are a fascinating blend of both structure and randomness. It is widely believed that beyond the ‘obvious' structures in the primes, they otherwise behave as if they were distributed randomly; this ‘pseudorandomness' then underlies our belief in many unsolved conjectures about the primes, from the twin prime conjecture to the Riemann hypothesis. This pseud
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Pharmaceutical Industry: Origin and Evolution
Tilli Tansey, Professor of History of Modern Medical Sciences, University College London traces the evolution of the modern pharmaceutical industry from the mid nineteenth century to the final decades of the twentieth century. The strong focus on British companies is not exclusive, and a large cast of characters including manufacturers, doctors, scientists and patients are considered. Several themes are explored, including the role of innovation in relation to production technology, marketing an
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Cost Comparisons
Students learn about the many types of expenses associated with building a bridge. Working like engineers, they estimate the cost for materials for a bridge member of varying sizes. After making calculations, they graph their results to compare how costs change depending on the use of different materials (steel vs. concrete). They conclude by creating a proposal for a city bridge design based on their findings.
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Ocean Acidification Symposium - Climate change affects on invertebrate larvae - an example in the se
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Dr Miles Lamare talks about how changes in climate have affected the range of Sea urchin larvae - where they live and the impact they have on eco-systems.
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Piano Lesson - How to Play the D major scale (right hand)
2.5 minute clip of overhead view of pianist playing the D major scale in the right hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes used to play this scale. Good lesson for beginners.
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Absolute Beginner #18 - Here’s Another Excuse in Spanish for Not Having Your Work Done
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your wife just called to tell you in Spanish that she’s going to be home in fifteen minutes from her shopping trip, and you start to go into a panic. You review the scene around you: after watching Spanish football with your buddies for the last four hours instead of cleaning [...]
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Sesame Street: Brush
Video includes several short scenes about brushing teeth with songs and music
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100 Famous Jews
A fast paced, heavy metal music in the background, collection of famous Jews in history and in show business. A good video to show students who think that people of a religion are all the same.

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Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
Lecture 27
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
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Exercise sheet 4 pdf
Exercise sheet 4 pdf - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:Exercise , prime numbers , residues , Prime Numbers , Quadratic Residues , congruences Lagrange theorem
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Back bench rebels
 Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate.

Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66
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The Labour leadership contest
  Professor Philip Cowley

In this podcast, Professor Philip Cowley, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the recent announcement of Prime Minister Tony Blair’s that he will be standing down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007. Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair’s announcement and the pressure he has faced from with
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"Paradise Lost" Poem by John Milton
In this video you hear the introduction of "Paradise Lost" Book I (incomplete) read with a dramatic British accent.  While the poem is read, the verse appears on the screen. This is a useful for learning the poem, or if you like to read while you listen.  (2:53)
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Harry Potter-POA Ch.10 The Marauder's Map part1
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling. 

In this video Chapter 10: The Marauder's Map is read.

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African American Studies 40A: African American Studies
This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to important historical, cultural, literary, and political issues concerning African Americans. Through critical readings of literary, artistic, and filmic texts, this course provides an overview of African American experiences from the 17th through mid-20th centuries. Emphasis will be placed on developing an understanding of the historical and cultural experiences of African Americans from the beginning of the Transatlantic Slave Trade through th
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Internet Scout Project
Although some might fear that limited land resources and the usual development pressures are working to reduce Britain's natural history to footnote status, this website from the Natural History Museum in London effectively documents the UK's impressive biological and geological diversity. The site consists of interactive database features as well as videos (in both Windows Media and Quicktime formats). Exploring Biodiversity, an interactive introduction for students to UK biodiversity, allows u
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Actions speak louder than words.
"The Land of Liberty" was the ironic title of this cartoon published in an 1847 edition of the British satirical weekly Punch. As the cartoon suggests, Americans faced a number of dilemmas and crises that came to revolve around the institution of slavery and its expansion into the West. As slavery became more entrenched in Southern social and economic life, the war against Mexico, the forced removal of Native Americans from the Southeastern United States, and conflicts between rich and poor whit
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"A Sop to the Public at Large": Contestant Herbert Stempel Exposes Contrivances in a 1950s Televisio
Television had become the nation's largest medium for advertising by the mid-1950s, when the Revlon cosmetics corporation agreed to sponsor The $64,000 Question, the first prime-time network quiz show to offer contestants fabulous sums of money. As Revlon's average net profit rose in the next four years from $1.2 million to $11 million, a plethora of quiz shows tried to replicate its success. At the height of their popularity, in 1958, 24 network quiz shows--relatively easy and inexpensive to pr
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"A society of patriotic ladies."
Cheap prints depicting current events were in great demand in both England and the colonies. This 1775 British print presented a scene in Edenton, North Carolina. Fifty-one women signed a declaration in support of nonimportation, swearing not to drink tea or purchase other British imports. Boycotts of British goods became a widespread form of protest to the Townshend Duties, enacted in 1767 to tax goods such as paint, paper, lead, glass, and tea when they arrived in America. Abstaining from Euro
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