Central America and the Caribbean
This video is accompanied by text. "The Spanish-American War, the Panama Canal project, and the Roosevelt Corollary ensured extensive U.S. involvement in Latin America. Many Caribbean and Latin American countries seemed to be in a perpetual state of revolution and political upheaval. Due to its close geographic proximity, the U.S. felt compelled to get involved and exert influence in these conflicts. The significant financial investment that resulted from “dollar diplomacy” also required the
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That sinking feeling
 Have British political parties become a joke? Recent controversies such as MP expenses, alleged email smear campaigns and the ongoing concern about the economy has led many to question the state of the political structures in Britain.

Professor Steven Fielding asseses the damage, and asks if, in the face of a stormy political future, British political parties are sunk?


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Computer Maintenance Tips : How to Make Your Computer Faster
Beware of the political ad that starts the video. The video is about how to make a computer faster by checking the system&#39s hard drive and eliminating unwanted items to free up space. Learn to make a computer run faster. Excellent for all ages and classes.
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Putting leaders on the couch
When INSEAD Professor Manfred Kets de Vries coaches leadership teams, he effectively puts them on the couch – treating them not so much as rational actors but as emotional ones.

A clinical professor of leadership development, Kets de Vries says “the autocratic leadership style doesn’t work so well any more in a knowledge society.”

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The path to energy futures: the long march with pitfalls
There is an obvious connection between energy and economic growth: cheap fuel means lower production costs. As energy consumption is on an upward trajectory -with growth in the Far East and Latin America outpacing the industrialised countries in the near term - the key to prosperity is to develop cheaper and sustainable sources of fuel to replace fossil fuels and curtail the environmentally-unfriendly carbon footprint.


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Orion Progress - Spring 2010
NASA and contractor teams are designing, building and testing the next generation human spacecraft Orion. Progress on Orion is highlighted by employees working on the project, along with video of the successful flight test of the launch abort system, called Pad Abort 1, and the construction of a crew module that will be used in flight-like environment testing on the ground.
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The Facebook Effect with Mark Zuckerberg
[Recorded: July 21, 2010] The growth and impact of Facebook is mind blowing, even for an industry that considers "overnight success" to be a long-range goal. Founded in a Harvard dorm room on February 4th 2004 by 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook announced in July 2010 that had it reached the milestone of 500 million registered users. Facebook isn't just an American success story, most users are outside of the United States and half of them log on every day. Facebook has already made an irr
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Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with police in Paris
Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with police in Paris, as they defy a ban on a planned rally against violence in the Gaza strip. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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, financial, national, and international news. For o
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“Reconceptualizing the Question: Intervention Strategies”
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Duke Campus Reacts to Dr. Lefkowitz's Nobel Prize
The Duke campus and beyond honored Dr. Robert Lefkowitz for sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of Medicine, who was a post-doctoral fellow in Lefkowitz's lab.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
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Architects Early Sketching on Computer Using Multimedia
This paper presents a development work which aims at practical applications of ideas built on experiences in practise and education and the theoretical development in the BAS.CAAD project. The important difference between BAS.CAAD and CAD programs of today is the possibility to handle user organisation, building design and site in the same program. This means that design today has to be done in at least 3 separate programs with different ways of defining objects. It is then a computer technical
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
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Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Field
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17.148 Political Economy of Globalization (MIT)
This is a graduate seminar for students who already have some familiarity with issues in political economy and/or European politics. The objective is to examine the ways in which changes in the international economy and the regimes that regulate it interact with domestic politics, policy-making, and the institutional structures of the political economy in industrialized democracies.
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Launch of Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network: Dr Wang Xiaolin
Ministers and distinguished high-level representatives from around twenty countries formally launched a new Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network in Oxford on 6 June. Dr Wang Xiaolin, China.
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
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Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
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President William McKinley
A four minute summary of William McKinley's accomplishments and life history. A very good video to show human side of a president.
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XV, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, The Old Testament Form-Critical Project Report, Team of Scholars Deciphers Coptic Pages at Institute, Episcopal Church of Our Saviour Awards Grant to lAC, The Fall Public Lecture Series of the lAC: "Sex, Sin and Woman: The Social History of a Theological Idea," "Ancient Egyptian Ceremonial Masks," "In Quest of the Rhetorical Jesus," "The Alexandrian Library: The Beloved Pagans," and Nag Hammadi Revisited", Texts and Mystery Religions
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