Sarajevo hoses down following night riots
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Following a third night of rioting in Bosnian capital Sarajevo, the city hoses down government buildings that were set on fire by protesters furious about jobs situation. Gavino Garay reports. 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, nationa
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Animaniacs Sing About Presidents and Their Accomplishments
A fast-paced that goes over the names and major accomplishments of the presidents. Moves too rapidly to be of value for most classes, but could be entertaining (03:19).
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The Machine is Us/ing Us
Explains Web 2.0 in a cool, easy to understand way, in less than 5 minutes.
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1.3 The very early Universe

Time: <10−36 s

Temperature: >1028 K

Energy: >3 × 1015 GeV (i.e. >3 × 1024 eV)

At the very earliest times in the history of the Universe, we can only presume that a superunification of the four interactions was in operation. Unfortunately, no reliable theory of superunification is yet available, so nothing can be said about the contents or behaviour of the Universe in its earliest moments. Indeed,
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
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Boys die in Gaza beach shelling
A local Gaza media agency distributes images purportedly showing the moment boys playing on a beach were killed by shell fire. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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, national, and international news. For o
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5.3 The rebound effect

When individuals or organisations implement energy efficiency improvements, they usually save money as well as saving energy. However, if the money saved is then spent on higher standards of service, or additional energy-consuming activities that would not have otherwise been undertaken, then some or all of the energy savings may be eliminated. This tendency is sometimes known as the ‘rebound effect’. For example, if householders install improved insulation or a more efficient heating boi
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El Uso de Scaners y Ploteadores Tridimensionales en Talleres de Dise?o Iniciales (The Use of Three-d
The paper makes reference to the introduction of a new pedagogical strategy in the teaching of fundamental design in early design studios. The authors recognizes a relationship between the creative process and the media that supports the design process, and proposes the use of 3-dimensional scanners and plotters (rapid prototyping) for interfacing between the use of digital and analogue media. The paper suggests that in such learning environment the students will learn to design without the limi
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Growing Ideas
Innovation and impact are at the heart of Penn Compact 2020, President Amy Gutmann's strategic vision for the university. Now more than at any other point in Penn’s long history, Penn has the brainpower, the resources, and the vision to expand its innovation even further. Translating more Penn ideas and research into the products, ventures, and services that will change the way people everywhere live and thrive. This approach means new and expanded businesses, more jobs, and greater investmen
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Solar Water Heater made from Pipe and Plastic Bottle Waste (1 of 2)
A video about a self-built solar water heater is made of plastic bottles, black painted TetraPaks and PVC pipes. It is popular in southern Brazil.

The water is heated passively by solar energy. As the hot water rises, it is naturally replaced by cold water, so no pump is needed.

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NAACP: a century in the fight for freedom
This site provides free access to an online exhibition hosted by the Library of Congress. It commemorates the history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) the USA’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. It includes a history of the organisation from 1909-2009, highlighting key struggles (including the African Civil rights movement of the 1960s) and biographies of major figures. It also offers free online access to images of historic documents, poster
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Jacquelyn Stevens
Recent graduates and current students talk about their jobs, internships and experiences at the Purdue University Krannert School of Management.
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Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance. Part of the series: How to Do the Chinese Lion Dance. Get an introduction to the traditional Southern style Chinese New Year Lion Dance in this free instructional dance video. This short clip is just the first in a series that needs to be viewed to gain an understanding of this dance and how it is done. There are several parts. Teachers may want to select those that are most appropriate for what they are teaching. If you let t
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An Introduction to Irving Fine's Fantasia for String Trio with Richard Wernick
Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick introduces the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival. Speaker Biography: Born 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, Richard Wernick's many awards include the 1977 Pulitzer Prize in Music, and three Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards -- the only two-time First Prize recipient. He received the Alfred I. Dup
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Simon Schama's Power of Art - Rothko, part 7 of 7
This video is an extensive, well-done BBC documentary about the American painter, Mark Rothko, who is considered an abstract expressionist. Re-enactments of the artist's life as well as close-up still images of his work.
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Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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3.1 First steps towards a distance scale

As you will see from Table 2, when it comes to astronomy and cosmology, one is called on to deal with a wide range of distances. (Note that a light-year (ly) is the distance light travels in one year, i.e. 9.46 × 1015 m. The distances are also quoted in a very commonly used astronomical unit of distance: the megapar
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Capturing design context in distributed communication of software engineers
Software engineering is a knowledge-intensive activity. It requires developers be aware of changing requirements, involvement of others, and the overall status of the project. Code, as the embodiment of developersâ intent, does not represent all knowledge required to work on the project successfully. Even in projects with the best software process practices, where requirement and design documents, bug databases, and source control software are kept up-to-date, most knowledge is still containe
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Basics of economics: Gaps in the Market
This professional video discusses the gaps in the market where there is no real competition. Security and education are often not trusted
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supply and demand curves
An explanation of supply and demand curves and equilibrium point by a teacher/professor using a whiteboard. The explanation is good and the quality is good. 
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