"Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization"
Lester Brown book coverA talk by author and Earth Policy Institute founder Lester Brown. As fossil fuel prices rise, oil insecurity deepens, and concerns about climate change cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new energy economy is emerging. Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are replacing oil, coal, and natural gas, at a pace and on a scale we could not have imag
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21H.952J Readings in American History Since 1877 (MIT)
This seminar aims to develop a teaching knowledge of the field through extensive reading and discussion of major works. The reading covers a broad range of topics - political, economic, social, and cultural - and represents a variety of historical methods.
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Living in Moscow - History and Culture
This 3:39 long video shows a brief history of the city with the majority as a travel oriented sales pitch. The value here is in the images that are provided that show the people of the city and the significant buildings.
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ECU/Big East Announcement (full press conference)
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Adjusting to the changing dynamics of the world economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Richard Kozul-Wright, Professor Robert Wade | The Trade and Development Report 2013 contends that to achieve durable and inclusive growth, developing and transition economies will need to move towards a new form of development, away from a focus on net-export advantages which depend on exploiting on global imbalances and towards strengthening domestic demand and expanding regional and South-South economic linkages. Richard Kozul-Wright is a senior UN economist heading the unit on Eco
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The Plight of the Honeybees--Will They Soon Disappear?
The Plight of the Honeybees - Ever since Rachel Carson's book 'Silent Spring' first appeared, warning us against the dangers of chemicals in our natural world, we seem to be entering a new, more dangerous period, where the accumulated human effects upon the environment are producing an obvious toll. In this story, another human soul speaks out, this time, about the plight of the honeybees. (03:52)
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Tobacco in the Colonies
Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
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How To Write a Cover Letter
This video provides a step-by-step guide for writing a cover letter to include with your resume. It gives practical advice for helping you stand out among the many applicants to any job. (2:11)
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Job Play: Producer (Interactive)
The Student will play the role of the producer planning and coordinating the various parts of television production. This animated interactive job exploration experience connects schoolwork with real work and familiarizes students with some of the Language Arts skills it takes to be a producer. In this activity the producer is writing a script, selecting the graphics and the music for a spot to promote the Kids Work! ETV News.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
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11.941 Disaster, Vulnerability and Resilience (MIT)
In recent years, the redistribution of risk has created conditions for natural and technological disasters to become more widespread, more difficult to manage, and more discriminatory in their effects. Policy and planning decision-makers frequently focus on the impact that human settlement patterns, land use decisions, and risky technologies can have on vulnerable populations. However, to ensure safety and promote equity, they also must be familiar with the social and political dynamics that are
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Behind the Scenes: On Line: Zilvinas Kempinas
On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century The Museum of Modern Art, November 21, 2010-February 7, 2011 For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/online. Images courtesy of the artist © 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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Systems Of Equations With Fractions - Using Substitution
In this video lesson, students learn to solve systems of linear equations that involve fractions. Students also learn to solve linear systems of equations by the method of their choice using the following rules: if one of the variables cancels out when the equations are added together, then use addition, and if a variable is already isolated in one of the equations, then use substitution.
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Mexico City
This 1:24 minute video is a quick overview of the history of this city and some of its culture.
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"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making" (video)
rothkopf book cover"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
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Silent Stone Houses
Matt Cashore shoots the beauty of Inishark, an abandoned island off the coast of Ireland where University of Notre Dame anthropology Professor Ian Kuijt and his team of students and locals have been digging for six years. The island was last inhabited in 1960 when the remaining 25 inhabitants left their homes and history on the island. Today the Cultural Landscapes of the Irish Coast (CLIC) project strives to provide a voice to the islanders long gone and to a disappearing culture that may soon
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What you get is what you expect
Pain is a major health care problem worldwide. It affects the well-being of millions of individuals, and its financial burden upon our societies is considerable. Pain is not a simple reflection of the degree of tissue-damage, it is strongly influenced by expectations and beliefs individuals hold about pain and their ability to cope with it. In this lecture, Dr Katja Wiech from the Centre for Pain Research, talks about research into how expectations can influence the outcome of pain treatment.
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Patrick Morgan - Why are nuclear weapons so persistent? - Nuclear disarmament forum
Why are nuclear weapons so persistent? Speaker: Patrick Morgan Tierney Chair, Peace & Conflict Studies, University of California, Irvine Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. Maybe someday we will outgrow nuclear weapons. But that doesn't seem to be the case. Nuclear weapons persist because of broad security reasons; psychological; political; military and f
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Armed separatists gather outside home of Ukraine's richest man
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Pro-Russian separatists mass outside the walled home of Ukraine's richest man, Rinat Akhmetov, in the eastern city of Donetsk. Nathan Frandino reports. 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, financial,
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Writing Dialog with Quotation Marks Using Casablanca As An Example
The clip discusses the basic rules of using quotation marks.  Using Casablanca as an example, learn how to write dialog using quotation marks. The dialog from the film is typed on the screen into traditional novel format using quotation marks in the dialog.

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