Breakingviews: Hollande won't have long to learn
May 7 - Francois Hollande faces a short honeymoon after his election as France's president, says Reuters Breakingviews.
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Machu Picchu Decoded - National Geographic - 03/04 - Subtitulos en Español
Un documental de National Geographic sobre la fascinante y misteriosa ciudad precolombina inca perdida de Machu Picchu. Durante 400 años estuvo abandonado por su acantilado de niebla, la ciudad estuvo perdida en la selva. Redescubierto en 1911, no contenía documentos escritos o grabados, nada de lo que podría arrojar luz sobre su historia. Los Subtitulos son de aRGENTeaM. (9:04)
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Arts - Enquête sur le St-Sébastien de Mantegna et la Renaissance (v. complète)
Retrouvez la version plus récente de la vidéo sur http://www.canal-educatif.fr/videos/art/2/mantegna/mantegna-le-st-sebastien.html 1) Résumé Le St-Sébastien de Mantegna, conservé au Louvre, est un chef d'oeuvre de la Renaissance italienne. Une observation attentive permet de repérer quelques caractéristiques du style Renaissance. Le tableau est construit comme une fenêtre donnant sur une scène réelle, respectant les lois de la perspective et tirant parti de l'étude scientifique de l
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Op deze werkblaadjes oefenen de leerlingen een breuk te nemen van een getal: eerst tot 100, daarna via de grote tafels tot 1000.


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News #153 - Innovative Language Learning on iTunes
We must admit: iTunes rocks! After all, it’s where we got our start 6 years ago. For many of us that are on-the-go and tune in with our iPods, it has the best collection of content online! Want to learn Japanese, brush up on math, or hear the latest news? Just sync it up and [...]
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ES.S10 Drugs and the Brain (MIT)
This class is a multidisciplinary introduction to pharmacology, neurotransmitters, drug mechanisms, and brain diseases from addiction to schizophrenia. From Abilify® to Zyrtec®, the world is full of fascinating drugs. If you are poisoned by sarin nerve gas, you may be able to save your life by huffing some BZ nerve gas. This class will explain that chemical curiosity, along with a host of other interesting tidbits of pharmacology. The structure of the class interleaves basic concepts wit
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SchoolHouse Rock - Grammar The Tale Of Mr Morton - Subjects and Predicates
A short video from SchoolHouse Rock explains the subject and predicate of a sentence and gives many examples. ( 3:00)
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Climbing Mt. Evolution
There's no peak in sight - fitness peak, that is -- for the bacteria in Richard Lenski's Michigan State University lab. Lenski, MSU Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, has been running his evolutionary bacteria experiment for 25 years, generating more than 50,000 generations. In a paper published in the current issue of Science, Michael Wiser, lead author and MSU graduate student in Lenski's lab, compares it to hiking. To learn more, visit http://msutoday.msu
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Nuclear Missile Defensive Systems
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The Origins of the Olympics
In this audio podcast, Dr Zahra Newby explores what happened to Greek culture - in particular, athletics - when it came under the power of the Roman Empire, and how these sporting events compare to our idea of the modern Olympic Games.
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1.5 Conclusion

Throughout this unit, a major concern has been to show how the demand of the antisweatshop movement that we not only respond to, but take responsibility for, economic injustices, no matter how distant, is an intensely controversial one. Claims by campaigning groups such as Oxfam and Christian Aid that consumer demand for cheap branded goods perpetuates poverty wage levels in the sweatshop industries are countered by claims from the pro-market lobby which point in an altogether differen
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1.3.1 Introduction

Holding up the East Asian success story as the way forward has, as I indicated above, little appeal for the antisweatshop movement. For its members, a different image comes to mind of thousands of workers eking out a living from the numerous sweatshops which dot that part of the world: one that involves the perpetuation of poverty wage levels, the use and abuse of poor communities, and the constant taking advantage of what is ready to hand, followed by withdrawal and abandonment. What they se
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China's factory output slows further
July 1 - Chinese factory output lower-than-expected in June, but still higher than earlier private HSBC survey that indicated a near stalling of production. Arnold Gay reports.
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William and Kate meet Canadians
July 1 - The Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge meet with Canadians at the start of their first official trip abroad. Julie Noce reports.
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4.4 Job description
Does the recruitment and selection process fill you with dread? Discrimination and equal opportunities legislation can make this area feel like a minefield. If you are faced with appointing a new employee, then this unit will provide a straight-forward guide to the process: from writing job descriptions to finally assessing who to appoint.
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