Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
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The Elements of Style App for iOS
'The Elements of Style (1918) (aka Strunk & White), by William Strunk, Jr., and E.B. White, is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading and usage in U.S. high school and university composition classes. The original, 1918 edition of The Elements of Style detailed eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary principles of composition, “a few matters of form”,
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Even the Feds Admit Minimum Wages Cause Unemployment

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When Congress first established minimum wage in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, it left a loophole for businesses that employ people with disabilities.

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Take a close look at one of nature's most delicate and fascinating creations... The Snowflake. And yes, it's safe to say that no two snow flakes are the same.
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Korea’s Middle Power Foreign Policy in the 21st Century
This lecture starts by briefly defining the middle power and its role in the regional system. The security environment that the Korean peninsula is facing is later introduced including the North Korean nuclear weapons problem, the rise of China, and human security issues. Korea's foreign policy postures both at bilateral and multilateral levels is also provided. The lecture concludes with a brief introduction of Korea's alliance strategy, policy toward North Korea, polic
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Implications of resource management in La Parguera, Puerto Rico (The)
A recent rezoning of La Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico, as a tourist zone has resulted in an imbalance between development and appropriate resource management. Development associated with tourism is destroying the sub-tropical dry forest and adding pressure on the marine resources through increased boat traffic and marine structures. Declining water quality and benthic community health are two of the impacts seen in La Parguera associated with these land use changes. This study is three-fold. F
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
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328 GG "Decimate" and "All Right"
Two troublesome words from Grammar Girl's new book.
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Supraconductivité (video)

Manipulation qui présente l'effet supraconducteur d'un matériau sous l'action d'un champ magnétique : effet Mesner, ancrage des vortex, thermalisation.

Vidéo issue du projet VideoManip dont l'objectif est la réalisation de courtes séquences filmées, montrant des expériences réelles, qui seraient à la fois trop complexes pour être montées et montrées en amphi, et pas assez riches d'enseignement pour justifier un TP de plusieurs heures. Les sciences de l'ingénieur consi
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Computer History Museum, Pop-Up Pi Day 2013
Kano is designing a computer kit for everyone, so they took it to the Computer History Museum for some perspective. CHM CEO John Hollar with amazing volunteers and 50 young people -- some beginners, some Python hackers -- joined them. With the Kano Kit, a computer can be made, hooked up to wireless, coded games and sounds, and be fun.
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6.661 Receivers, Antennas, and Signals (MIT)
This course explores the detection and measurement of radio and optical signals encountered in communications, astronomy, remote sensing, instrumentation, and radar. Topics covered include: statistical analysis of signal processing systems, including radiometers, spectrometers, interferometers, and digital correlation systems; matched filters and ambiguity functions; communications channel performance; measurement of random electromagnetic fields, angular filtering properties of antennas, interf
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This video shows the value of friendship and of being considerate of others. The main feature stars Larry the Cucumber as Sheerluck Holmes and his sidekick Bob the Tomato as Watson; together they are London's crack crime-solving team. But Sheerluck starts to take credit for all the duo's achievements, leaving Watson to stew in his own jui
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Concerns over Crimea's future rise in Ukraine
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The Future of the United Nations Security Council
2008 has already brought major new challenges for diplomats. The situations in Kenya and Pakistan underline the depths of the problems in Africa and elsewhere. The Security Council and UN peacekeepers were already at historically high levels of activity in 2006-2007. Can they take on any more? NATO, the EU, the US, the Nordics, and Australia and New Zealand also seem to be stretched to the limit. Perhaps it is time for some searching analysis of whether the current machinery for international co
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Talks @ Pulitzer: Bangladesh Factory Workers - Rights and Reforms
A year after the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, garment factories are being inspected. But even the well-lit ones with workers paid above minimum wage still have problems, including a lack of emergency exits. This is the kind of violation that should shut down a factory until fixed, except that in Bangladesh today, inspectors have no enforcement authority: they merely make recommendations. Pulitzer Center grantees Jason Motlagh and Ken Weiss are joined by Sajeda Amin, senior associa
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Introduction to Civil Engineering Measurement

The following resources are part of the module Civil Engineering Measuring from the 2009/10 BSc (Hons) degree programme Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying. It covers an introduction to civil engineering, civil engineering measurement and the commercial processes of civil engineering management.

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IDS336 Session 14 Spring 2012
Jazz in the Modern Era with Chet Hanley "The Big Bands"
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Last month, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ran an article focusing on Missouri governor Jay Nixon's "Made in Missouri" jobs initiative. To promote this new initiative, Missouri's Department of Economic Development was planning to give away 6,000
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Identifying Run-On Sentences
This video explains how to identify run-on sentences.  A definition of run on sentences and an example of a run-on sentence are parts of the lesson.
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Practicing Speeches: Ideas
After your first speech recorded speech rehearsal, this video will teach you to ask yourself how well your ideas are being communicated. Learn specific tips on how to improve and fine tune the ideas that you are trying to get across in your speech. (01:25)
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