"A Sky to Fly: Archiving Women's Lives in Words and Images"
A talk by C.S. Lakshmi, founder and Director of Sound & Picture Archive for Research on Women (SPARROW) in Mumbai.
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"The Informal Economy in Mexico"
Santiago Levy is Vice President for Sector and Knowledge at the Inter-American Development Bank and author of the book Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes: Social Policy, Informality and Economic Growth in Mexico. Mr. Levy speaks on the growth of Mexico’s informal economy.
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"Aesthetics of Indian Art"
A talk by Ramachandran Nagaswamy, Director of Archaeology (retired) at the University of Kanchipuram.
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Tax extension debate rages on
Economists say the extension of U.S. tax cuts will benefit the economy, but ordinary Americans wonder if the tax cuts, including those for wealthy Americans will be worth the eventual cost.
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Japan eyes rare earth deals
Japanese trading houses eyes rare earth deals, as Chinese supply concerns mount.
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"the boys i mean are not refined" by E E Cummings (poetry reading)
The stills are from "Rebel Without a Cause" with James Dean, 1955. the boys i mean are not refined they go with girls who buck and bite they do not give a fuck for luck they hump them thirteen times a night one hangs a hat upon her tit one carves a cross on her behind they do not give a shit for wit the boys i mean are not refined they come with girls who bite and buck who cannot read and cannot write who laugh like they would fall apart and masturbate with dynamite the boys i mean are not
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"Birth of the Girl-Child: Speculations on the Nineteenth Century Reawakening"
A talk by Ruby Lal, Associate Professor Department of South Asian Studies at Emory University.
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Le potentiel pédagogique des nouveaux dispositifs de lecture (video)

Lorenzo Soccavo, consultant en prospective du livre et de l’édition, dresse un panorama sur les nouveaux dispositifs de lecture et leurs apports pour la formation.

Après une introduction sur les technologies d’affichage de ces dispositifs et les grandes familles qui les composent, il présente, en s’appuyant sur des démonstrations, les premiers livres-applications pour l’acquisition de la lecture, les premiers livres numériques adaptés aux enfants en difficulté, et le
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Debating the War of Ideas: (with Afsaruddin, Ahmed, Phares and Patterson)
Debating the War of Ideas is a new book that brings together competing voices from across continents, religions, and political persuasions to present their understanding of the strife within the Muslim world and/or between Islamic and Western traditions?the ideas that so many around the globe believe are worth fighting, killing, and even dying for. This event included a panel discussion with chapter contributors Asma Afsaruddin, Akbar Ahmed, Walid Phares, Eric Patterson, and others.
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Coupling Pedagogical Scenarios and Location-based Services for Learning
This article presents the experiments about pedagogical scenario driven mobile activities
Author(s): Sarra Kaddouci,Peter Yvan,Vantroys Thomas,Philippe

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Robot masters archery
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/12/robotic-robin-hood-archery-for-automatons.html Watch software help a robot hit a target.
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2010 Nobel Laureates Documentary Trailer
• Nobel Laureates 2010 is a 56 minute documentary that explores the lives and careers of this year's Nobel Laureates who have been awarded the highest honour in their respective fields. From Japan to Peru, Spain, America and the Philippines, the film takes us all over the world, interviewing extraordinary people as diverse as the Peruvian Literature Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and one of the youngest Physics Laureates, 36 year old Russian born Konstantin Novoselov. Filmed on location in their
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Grave reminders in Bosnia
Another mass grave is discovered in Bosnia, which experts believe contains victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters
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MasterCard, Visa sites disrupted
Summary of business headlines: MasterCard, Visa websites disrupted in cyber retaliation; U.S. Treasury takes another step to unwind bailout investments; Wall Street rallies even as debt yields jump.
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Lawyer denies plot against Assange
The lawyer of two Swedish women who accuse WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange of sex crimes says the allegations are not politically motivated.
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Fire and rage over Haiti elections
Hundreds of protesters block streets with burning barricades to contest election results in Haiti. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Climate protesters target Cancun
Thousands of protesters arrive at Cancun to protest the U.N. climate talks while negotiators react to China's latest offer.
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U.S. admits failure over settlements
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls for a greater EU role in Middle East peace talks after the U.S. admits it has failed to stop Israel building on occupied land.
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Gates: Afghanistan on track
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on a trip to the war zone says he is convinced the war in Afghanistan is on the right track. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Damaged at Sea.
Antarctic cruise ship the Clelia II is heading to a port, after experiencing engine troubles in the high sea. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
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