The Post American World
Global power is shifting, and wealth and power are bubbling up in unexpected places. Fareed Zakaria considers not so much the decline of America, but the impact of the rise of "the rest". This transition of power will redefine America's role as the arbiter of the world's political, economic, and cultural issues and force it to accommodate new heavyweights. Zakaria offers an illuminating view of our increasingly complicated future, the growing influence of rapidly developing nations, and how thes
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Zimbabwe: Beyond the Endgame
As talks between Mr Mugabe and both factions of the Movement for Democratic Change open in South Africa, the crisis in Zimbabwe continues. Western countries are pushing for more sanctions against Zimbabwe's rulers, while President Mbeki and the African Union oppose them. Meanwhile, the shrinking economy provides Mr Mugabe with less and less to pay the army, police and administrators. The June 27 presidential run-off was dubbed the endgame. It proved just another stage in Zimbabwe's unfolding cat
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A Conversation between Bill Gates Sr. and Howard Davies
Bill Gates Sr., is a prominent lawyer, civil activist, and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He is the author of Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime, a memoir that shares reflections on lessons from a lifetime of "showing up" - lessons he learned growing up during the Great Depression, and that he instilled in his children and continues to practice on the world stage as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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Block's Building Blocks

Murray Rothbard, in his life, was known as Mr. Libertarian. We can make a solid case that the title now belongs to Walter Block, a student of Rothbard's w
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Otis Visiting Artist Daniel Joseph Martinez
Fine Arts presents a lecture by artist Daniel Joseph Martinez. Martinez was born in 1957 in Los Angeles, California and lives there today. Fifteen years after his indelible first appearance in the Whitney Biennial in 1993, Daniel Joseph Martinez continues to create work that unapologetically probes uncomfortable issues of personal and collective identity. A strategic provocateur with a keen intelligence and a wicked sense of humor, Martinez deploys the full range of available media in his prac
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4.5 The European Parliament

The European Parliament fulfils three main functions:

  • it shares the power to legislate

  • it exercises democratic supervision over all EC institutions

  • it shares authority over the EC budget.

The legislative and supervisory roles are based on the European Parliament's democratic legitimacy. Its members are directly elected every five years by the citizens of the EU member states.

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Semi-manual design support for increasing railwaystation catchment & sustainable traffic routing
The shape ('configuration'), location and direction of the pattern of potential trips by foot or bicycle can help decision makers and designers:- the shape of such a pattern informs about the potential size of a traffic calming area(such as 30Km-zoning),- the location of such a pattern refers to the user-groups and specific destinations that a urban network should bring in safe reach for dictated groups,- the direction of such a pattern, together with shape and location, points to the best routi
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ScienceCasts: Don't Let This Happen to Your Planet
Life as we know it doesn't thrive on planets without ozone layers. A new instrument slated for launch to the ISS will monitor Earth's protective ozone shell with greater depth and precision than ever before. (04:18)

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Cooking With Angus #99 | Traditional Scottish Dishes
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5.5 Entrepreneur

From this it is clear that money is a key requirement for transforming an invention into an innovation. Money pays for the people and equipment needed to refine the invention into a practical working prototype, and money pays for manufacturing it.

A key role in providing this vital monetary support is played by the entrepreneur. This is a persuasive individual or group providing the resources and organisation necessary to turn the invention into an innovation.

Entrepreneurs
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Jesen
Ko jesen pošlje svoje slikarje nad naravo, postanejo griči Slovenskih goric mavrično obarvani.,The arrival of autumn in the Slovenske gorice can be observed by nice color change that happens in the forest.
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Beatlemania Now - Hey Jude
Beatlemania Now As seen on Broadway -- a live on-stage tribute to the Beatles. Sponsored by the Alpha Chi Rho reunion.
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Field day sponsored by USC
A group of athletes cross the finish line of a 440-yard dash at a track in Santa Monica during a day of track and field competitions between the USC and several other Southern California colleges.
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Adult zebra fish in a tank
The adult zebra fish is the final stage in the zebra fish life cycle. At this point, the adult can lay eggs and a male zebra fish will fertilize them.
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Adult darkling beetle
The female adult darkling beetle lays hundreds of eggs that eventually hatch into tiny mealworms (larval stage). Darkling beetles do not have live births.
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Adult beetle
After entering the pupal stage, the adult darkling beetle will emerge. The beetles can then mate and lay eggs, which will hatch into mealworm larvae.
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Die Coin Experiment
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet simulates the experiment of rolling a die and then tossing a coin the number of times shown on the die. The die distribution and the probability of heads can be specified. The applet illustrates a two-stage experiment.
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Coin Die Experiment
This resource consists of a Java applet and expository text. The applet is a simulation of the experiment that consists of tossing a coin and then rolling either a red die or a green die, depending on the outcome of the coin toss. The probability of heads and the distributions of the two dice can be specified. The applet illustrates a two-stage experiment.
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Beatlemania Now - I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Beatlemania Now As seen on Broadway -- a live on-stage tribute to the Beatles. Sponsored by the Alpha Chi Rho reunion.
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Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
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