Video Interviews - Covering Czech: Economy, History and Literature
Video Interviews - Covering Czech: Economy, History and Literature
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Intersections In Organizational Effectiveness
Intersections in Organization Effectiveness on March 8, 2012, featured Dawne Carlson, Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Target, and Jack Militello, Ph.D., Director of the Executive and Health Care UST MBA programs, discussing the intersection of practice and theory in organizational effectiveness.
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Why I Chose ISU-Julie
This video was created by a current Illinois State University student, Julie Brown, for the Office of Admissions 2012 "Why I Chose ISU" video contest. It is one of four finalists. The "Why I Chose ISU" Admissions video contest is a contest for current students where they are given the chance to create videos to share why they decided to attend Illinois State for a chance to win a cash prize.
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Cold War: Red China - part 2/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
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Thanksgiving 2013: Spartan Cake Pops
In honor of Thanksgiving, Michigan State University students Lilly Keyes and Alyssa Cleland make Spartan green cake pops and share why they're thankful to be Spartans. Recipe adapted from http://www.lovefromtheoven.com/2011/03/07/green-velvet-cake-pops-more-st-pattys-day-baking-ideas/ Screen Credits: "Payday" by Jason Farnham Royalty-free track via YouTube Audio Library: http://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary
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Synthesis and characterization of the properties of Ti3SiC2/SiC and Ti3SiC2/TiC composites
In 1996, the ternary compound titanium silicon carbide (Ti3SiC2) was for the first timesynthesized as a single-phase, fully dense compound. Its characterization revealed aunique combination of properties. For its high fracture toughness, low hardness toelastic modulus ratio and excellent damage tolerance, it was dubbed a soft ceramic. Italso displayed good thermal shock and oxidation resistance. In this work, thereinforcement of this material with silicon carbide and titanium carbide particles w
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A History of Earth's Climate
Earth had a climate long before we showed up and started noticing it and it's influenced by a whole series of cycles that have been churning along for hundreds of millions of years. In most cases those cycles will continue long after we're gone. A look at the history of climate change on Earth can give us some much needed perspective on our current climate dilemma because the surprising truth is, what we're experiencing now is different than anything this planet has encountered before. So, let's
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Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Andrew Bacevich, author and professor at Boston University; Stephen Kinzer, author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War; and Evan Thomas, author and professor of Journalism at Princeton University, discusses American intelligence gathering and international surveillance policies over the last half century through the current NSA crisis. Boston Globe national security reporter Bryan Bender moderates. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
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Electrical Switches, Part 1, Introduction - Basic Switches
This video introduces the principles and terminology of mechanical electrical switches. It covers terms such as contacts, normally open, normally closed, poles, and throws.
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Electrical Switches, Part 5, Switch Contacts and Arcing
This video explains the importance of contacts in electrical switches. It describes the effects of arcing and contamination on switch operation. It also shows the effects of high voltage arcs and the danger of arc blasts.
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Assuming Gender
Assuming Gender is an electronic, international, peer-reviewed academic journal produced from the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University that features cutting-edge research in feminist theories, queer theories, critical and cultural theory, literature, film studies, sociology and other relevant fields.
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Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
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Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.

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Hermann Anton Haus Lecture Series 2014: Prof. David A. B. Miller
Professor David A. B. Miller, the W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, delivers the 2014 Hermann Anton Haus Lecture. The Hermann Anton Haus Lecture is RLE’s visiting lecturer program designed to bring the leading world researchers in fields congruent with RLE interests to RLE to share their thoughts and perspectives with the MIT community. The lecture honors the memory of Professor Haus, and continues the process of collaborative dialogue that h
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Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
In this video Syed Ashfaq Hasan, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedics and chief of the Shoulder and Elbow Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, reviews the treatment of the commonly seen condition of rotator cuff tears. These tears can cause significant pain, as well as limitation of range of motion and function, all of which can drastically affect the quality of life. These tears can be very effectively treated in a minimally invasive fashion, utilizing arthroscopic tec
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The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history.  The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.

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Incredibly Beautiful Snow Crystals
This a slideshow of beautiful snow crystals (snowflakes). These still images were taken by a professor at Cal Tech and they are mesmerizing. The music is a ballad by Hayley Westenra. (03:14)
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Meet the Amazing TAMers: John Loftus Part 2
Joel Guttormson, Operations Coordinator for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, interviews speakers from TAM 2013 presented by the James Randi Educational Foundation. John Loftus is an American author, former US government prosecutor and former Army intelligence officer. He is a president of The Intelligence Summit and, although he is not Jewish, a president of the Florida Holocaust Museum. Loftus also serves on the Board of Advisers to Public Information Research. Check out
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21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Literature and Urban Experience (MIT)
Alienation, overcrowding, sensory overload, homelessness, criminality, violence, loneliness, sprawl, blight. How have the realities of city living influenced literature's formal and thematic techniques? How useful is it to think of literature as its own kind of "map" of urban space? Are cities too grand, heterogeneous, and shifting to be captured by writers? In this seminar we will seek answers to these questions in key city literature, and in theoretical works that endeavor to understand the cu
Author(s): Brouillette, Sarah

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7.342 Developmental and Molecular Biology of Regeneration (MIT)
How does a regenerating animal "know" what's missing? How are stem cells or differentiated cells used to create new tissues during regeneration? In this class we will take a comparative approach to explore this fascinating problem by critically examining classic and modern scientific literature about the developmental and molecular biology of regeneration. We will learn about conserved developmental pathways that are necessary for regeneration, and we will discuss the relevance of thes
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