"City of Louisville" near Madison, Indiana
The ship was built in 1894, in Jeffersonville, Indiana by the Howard Company. It was 301 feet long and 42.7 feet wide x 7 feet deep. It was built for the Louisville-Cincinnati trade and had 72 staterooms. In April, 1894, she completed a record run from Louisville to Cincinnati of 9 hours and 42 minutes. She was lost in ice in Cincinnati in January, 1918.
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Climate Variability
Atmospheric scientists investigating the possibility that human influences are changing the Earth's climate confront a significant problem - how do we actually detect climate change? As they participate in this classroom activity, students will develop the understanding that long-term climate averages are the result of significant annual climate variability and that random climate variability makes detecting climate change more difficult. A list of materials, instructions, assessment ideas, and
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Office Buildings and Hotels on West Market Street Viewed from the Circle, 2008
The south edge of the northwest quadrant of the Circle begins at West Market Street. This 2008 view shows the new buildings that line the street.
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Title Page from Parry Manufacturing Company Catalog
The page shows a drawing of the company's facility in Indianapolis where they built carriages and wagons. Company officers are listed in the upper right corner. The lower left corner gives the cities where the company has branches.
Author(s): Cohen & Co., Printers, Cincinnati, Ohio

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20 Years After the Collapse of the Iron Curtain: have our dreams come true?
Key political leaders from Central Europe will assess whether the hopes and expectations generated by the Iron Curtain's collapse have been fulfilled. Jan Krzysztof Bielecki was prime minister of Poland in 1991. Ján Carnogurský was prime minister of the Slovak Republic. Václav Havel was the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic. Géza Jeszenszky is a politician, diplomat and professor, he has been minister of foreign affairs and ambassador to the Unite
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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
This talk will raise a host of questions about the meaning and purpose of work - in particular investigating the effects of industrialisation and modernisation on the individual worker. Alain de Botton is a philosopher, author and entrepreneur.
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ANALGESIE EN SALLE DE NAISSANCE

"Dans la douleur, tu enfanteras" a longtemps été le précepte religieux. Au fil des siècles, la société a évolué vers un accouchement sans douleur. La péridurale a permis d'améliorer son vécu en France avec un pourcentage de péridurale supérieur à 60%. Malgré la modernisation de prise en charge de la douleur, les patientes restent inquiètes devant la réalisation de la péridurale. L'information lors de la consultation d'anesthésie est capitale afin de mieux prép
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Ghana Slave Dungeon
Built by European traders in the 17th century, Ghana's Cape Coast Castle was the point of departure for the countless numbers of Africans who were sent to the New World as free labor for the colonies. Join Explore founder Charles Annenberg Weingarten on a virtual tour of the slave dungeon, and witness the horrific conditions the captives were forced to endure while waiting to be sent across the Atlantic. Run time 04:31.
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Global Warming: Carbon Dioxide and the Greenhouse Effect
This video segment adapted from NOVA/FRONTLINE demonstrates the physical property of carbon dioxide that causes the greenhouse effect.
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Biodiversity Counts
The design of the Biodiversity Counts resource collection allows you to tailor a curriculum by choosing the combination of resources that meet your requirements, needs, and time constraints. Mix and match to form your own curriculum or try one of the suggested combinations below-they offer a choice between investigating plants, arthropods, or both, in full or abridged versions.
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BITESIZE Biology
BITESIZE Biology -- õppematerjale bioloogias. Mitmesuguste bioloogiateemade käsitlusi: tekst, skeemid ja animatsioone, testid (The Biosphere, The World of Plants, Animal Survival, Investigating Cells, The Body in Action, Inheritance, Biotechnology…).
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Surf Through Google Earth
Engineer David Phillip Oster shows off Earth Surfer, an open source application that allows you to surf through Google Earth. The software is available at: http://code.google.com/p/ea...
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Gates apologizes for Afghan civilian deaths
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates apologizes for the accidental killing of nine Afghan boys last week -- calling it a "setback." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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3 Facts - Ancient Olympic Boxing
Boxing was first accepted as an Olympic sport in 688 BC, being called Pygme or Pygmachia. Participants trained on punching bags (called a korykos). Fighters wore leather straps (called himantes) over their hands, wrists, and sometimes breast, to protect them from injury. The straps left their fingers free. Legend had it that the Spartans were the first to box as a way to prepare for sword and shield fighting. According to Philostratos, the good boxer should have long and powerful arms, strong sh
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Web 2.0 in the Education Enterprise
We will be using technology to support nearly all of our activities. This site is built to provide us with modern tools to facilitate communication and collaboration. Each person in this class will have a blog, have the ability to collaboratively author content in this space, and will be asked to contribute to the overall content basis on the course itself. The course is about the emergence of the read/write web and the space not only supports that idea but promotes it. Every piece of content at
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Holocaust Videos: DNA Testing
This video showing how researchers are using DNA analysis on
remains found in Holocaust graves. The discovery of a mass grave in the Ukraine containing remains of thousands of Jews killedby the Nazis that are being tested to find relatives.

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PSA-No Smoking Game
This short, student produced video is a great teaching resource to use as a discussion starter for topics such as bad habits, unhealthy choices, and/or lung cancer. This is appropriate for upper middle/high school students. It is short and to the point that smoking is harmful. (0:30)
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Chemistry Professor Warns About the Dangers of Antioxidants
CSUN Professor Gagik Melikyan, author of "Guilty Until Proven Innocent," on KCAL 9 News at Noon.
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