The Jacobs? Urban Lineage Revisited
Since the almost simultaneous publication of Kevin Lynch and Jane Jacobs? seminal and pioneer urban manifestos, the discipline has been increasingly permeated by what could be rightly called the phenomenological impulse. While sharing methodological principles, however, they represent two very distinct approaches to the study of urban matters, a distinction rooted on their chosen object of study. The drawing of this distinction constitutes this research?s point of departure. Its fundamental aim
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Lessons From the Dover Trial - Part II
Part 2 from Dr. Ken Miller's "God, Darwin, and Design- Lessons from the Dover Monkey Trial" lecture at U of Texas- Austin. Dr. Miller uses news clippings and humor to undermine the anti-evolution movement. Inset video of Dr. Miller giving the lecture with his powerpoint presentation in the background. 9:59 min.
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Semantic Interpretation of Architectural Drawings
The paper reviews the needs and issues of automatically interpreting architectural drawings into building model representations. It distinguishes between recognition and semantic interpretation and reviews the steps involved in developing such a conversion capability, referring to the relevant literature and concepts. It identifies two potentially useful components, neither of which has received attention. One is the development of a syntactically defined drafting language. The other is a strate
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Economic Update: Banks and Austerity
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Jihadists in Syria and Iraq


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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
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UNSW Learning and Teaching: Academics Discuss Benefits of GCULT - Dr. Daniel Schlagwein
https://teaching.unsw.edu.au/gcult
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Be Human Calculator
In just 4 minutes, this video shows how one can learn to calculate faster than any calculator. Your can power-up your weak Math muscle and turn it into a bulging bicep.  This video gives great directions on how to follow the steps given on the screen.  (02:45)
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How Inflation Hurts Businesses and Entrepreneurs
Presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama; 11 April 2014. Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist.

The Legacy of JFK
In collaboration with PBS' American Experience and The Atlantic, contributors Robert Dallek, Timothy Naftali, Nicholas Lemann, Thomas Mallon and Andrew Young discuss the legacy of President Kennedy. Film clips will be shown from the upcoming American Experience documentary, JFK.
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Moving Targets: Passenger Pigeon Portrait Gallery
U-M commemorates the anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon with a variety of activities, including a special art exhibit.
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Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
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Three killed Israeli teenagers to be buried side by side
Funeral services are held for the three missing Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found near Hebron under a pile of rocks, as Palestinians react to the death of a 19-year-old by Israeli troops during an arrest raid in the West Bank. Mana Rabiee 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 coverag
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Sustainable Tourism Certification
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Author(s): Xavier Font,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Children in Shakespeare
The director of the CAPITAL centre at Warwick, Professor Carol Rutter, talks about her book entitled Shakespeare and Child's Play: Performing Lost Boys on Stage and Screen.
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Too Much Information? Quality Control for Emerging Multiplex Assays
"Multiplex assays present unique challenges for quality control in the clinical laboratory. This lecture presents four strategies to address these challenges and demonstrates the importance of the assay type and intended data analysis for the design of appropriate QC procedures." Steve Master, MD, PhD 2/12/2014
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Space Station Live: "The Big Move"
Space Station Live commentator Kyle Herring interviews Paul Spana, the exhibits manager from Space Center Houston regarding "The Big Move" of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft from Ellington Field to Space Center Houston. This interview aired during Space Station Live on April 28, 2014.
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Thunderbird School of Global Management Spring 2014 Commencement
2014 Spring Commencement (low resolution). A high resolution version will be available soon. Please check our Commencement playlist for the update. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL94C12950D053D0D7
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According to the promises: the subculture of school science, teachers' pedagogic identity and the ch
This paper reports findings from the Economic and Social Research Council-funded InterActive Education Project, in which teachers, researchers and teacher educators have worked together to develop, perform, and evaluate secondary school science department-based ‘Subject Design Initiatives’. Drawing on notions from sociocultural theory, we have focused on ‘cultural tools’ as material and symbolic mediators of learning. In the Subject Design Initiatives teachers are seen as central to lear
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5.36 Biochemistry Laboratory (MIT)
The course, which spans two thirds of a semester, provides students with a research-inspired laboratory experience that introduces standard biochemical techniques in the context of investigating a current and exciting research topic, acquired resistance to the cancer drug Gleevec. Techniques include protein expression, purification, and gel analysis, PCR, site-directed mutagenesis, kinase activity assays, and protein structure viewing. This class is part of the new laboratory curriculum in the M
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