"United States Government Perspective Global Energy Security"
Introduction by Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago; Keynote Address by The Honorable Alan S. Hegburg, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Energy Policy. Session 1 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate Scho
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"International Reactions to the Coup in Honduras"
Rodolfo Pastor photoRodolfo Pastor is Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports of Honduras, and, since the coup of June 28 that overthrew the government of President Manuel Zelaya, he has also been Visiting Professor of History at Harvard University. Pastor discusses the current political situation of Honduras, the Honduran political system, as well as the upcoming electi
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UW|360 March 2014 - Collaborative Health Care
Initiative draws faculty, students into collaborative health care. The UW schools of Health Sciences have formed a new initiative to teach and deliver health care across disciplines, a team-based approach that is gaining recognition nationally and is expected to make health care more efficient and effective.
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Buried in Dandora: Nairobi's Waste Management Disaster
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/kenya-nairobi-dandora-waste-management-public-health-poverty-sanitation-crisis Pulitzer Center grantee Micah Albert discusses Kenya's Dandora Municipal Dump Site located in Nairobi, a dump site that serves as a starting point for understanding the growing human rights problems facing the region due to waste management inefficiencies. Spanning thirty acres of land in Nairobi, the dumping continues at the Dandora Municipal Dump Site at an estimated
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The Rise of the Social Intrapreneur
As corporations recognise the link between CSR and sustainability, opportunities arise for socially conscious leaders to change the world from the inside out.
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Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables, Part IV - Khan Academy
Mr. Khan shows how to graph Linear Inequalities in Two Variables using the problem Y is less than 3X + 5. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan was the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:03)
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Pakistan link
Pakistan Link is a very useful site for those interested in Pakistani current affairs, culture, religion society, economics and politics. The site is targetted at the Pakistani community in the United States, but is of interest to scholars of diasporic communities and to those of Pakistani origin around the world. There are a large number of news articles presented on the site, alongside which are also commentaries on cultural events, arts, education and Pakistani society. The site is updated wi
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Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 2/5
To protect the invasion zone's western extremity and to facilitate the "Utah" landing force's movement into the Cotentin Peninsula, the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions descended on the peninsula by parachute and glider in the early hours of D-Day. The paratroopers were badly scattered. Many were injured and killed during the attack, and much of their equipment was lost. But the brave paratroopers fought fiercely, causing confusion among the German commanders and keeping the Germans troops
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“United States Energy Policy and Oil Alternatives”
A panel featuring James Bartis, Senior Policy Researcher at RAND Corporation; former Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation; Cofounder, Eos Technologies; Roger H. Bezdek, President of Management Information Services, Inc.; former Special Advisor on Energy in the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury; and Vito A. Stagliano, Director of Research at t
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Sperm extractor helps patients overcome embarrassment
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A Chinese company says its automatic sperm extractor is helping clinics collect semen from donors reluctant to masturbate in a hospital setting. The Jiangsu Sanwe Medical Science and Technology Center says their device, which has been sold to clinics in the US, Germany, Russia and France, simulates the temperature and feel of the female sexual organ, and is the most user friendly way of collecting samples for sperm donation or for those needing fer
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Promocions. La història de la Stacey

Durada: 3 min. Vídeo. Commonsense.org.
Aquest vídeo mostra la història de la Stacey, una noia que va patir cíberassetjament per part de les seves companyes. A través del seu relat veiem que és un problema molt comú entre els alumnes avui en dia, però parlant-ne es pot sol·lucionar. Author(s):
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Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, "An Evening With" | Musicians at Google
A performance of spoken word, songs, stories, chats with the audience, and more than a few surprises with author Neil Gaiman (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) and musician/cult figure Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls; Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra). Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer released a 3-disc set, titled An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer on November 19th. Previously unreleased to the general public, and culled from hours of live recordings, one CD features Gaiman and Palm
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Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.

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Preservation Aesthetics
Shannon Mattern discusses the aesthetics of preservation at the annual Digital Preservation meeting. Speaker Biography: Shannon Mattern is associate professor in the School of Media Studies at the New School in New York. Her research and teaching address the forms and materials of media and the spaces (architectural, urban, conceptual) they create and inhabit. She has written about archives, libraries and other media-architectures, media infrastructures, place branding, public design projects,
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SOLVING ONE-STEP LINEAR EQUATIONS
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skill in basic algebra.

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Johns Hopkins Story Swap - He Knew a Lot of Girls
Mark Ellenbogen '66 and Ben Rosenberg '65 laugh about what each brought to their friendship in the beginning, about 50 years ago. One had a dorm room, for late-night crashes, while the other knew a lot of girls, and his mom was a great cook.
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Transport bij planten en dieren : Prezi
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Deze bijdrage tracht een antwoord te bieden op volgende vragen:

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President Amy Gutmann "I'm First"
"I'm First." -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann Amy Gutmann was the first in her family to attend college—she attended Harvard (Radcliffe) on a generous financial aid package. This year at Penn, one out of every eight incoming freshmen is the first in their families to attend college. Penn's all-grant, no-loan financial aid package is available to every eligible undergraduate student. If you can get in to Penn, you can graduate without student loans. While Penn is the la
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History of the American Civil War, 1861 - 1865 Map
This is a five-minute history of the American Civil War 1861 - 1865 with maps. There are no moving images--it's more of a slideshow.
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