New moves from Microsoft at CES
Microsoft announces its biggest step away from a long-standing alliance with Intel, teaming up with Britain's ARM Holdings to take on Apple in the tablet and smartphone arena.
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Apollo: Reflections and Lessons
In this first of three AeroAstro symposium events to mark the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, an extraordinary cast of luminaries recount the parts they played in the Apollo program, and celebrate MIT’s unique role in getting humans to the moon.

Theodore Sorensen believes President Kennedy chose him t

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Fireside Chat with Governors Kean and Cuomo
A Fireside Chat with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean (Governor of New Jersey 1982-1990) and The Honorable Mario M. Cuomo (Governor of New York 1983-1995) Moderated by Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics) Filmed December 14, 2010 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ) Directed/Edited by: Benjamin Clapp Cameras/lighting: Benjamin Clapp Sound Supervisor: Luke Strother
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The Mises Daily Top 10 of 2010

Top 10

Every year the Mises Institute publishes hundreds of articles, videos, audio recordings, and electronic books on Mises.org; all are available for free. It would be incredibly difficult, perhaps even impossible, to keep up with all of the content generated in a year. All of the articles and media have great value and are instrumental in advancing good economic understanding th
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Mixed reactions to Sadr's return
The return of anti-U.S. cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to Iraq after years in exile draws praise from Shi'ites, and apprehension from Sunnis.
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2.2.4 Identifying the carbon heavyweights

I've focused on two studies of the carbon footprint of UK individuals and households, but there are many others (e.g. WWF, 2006; Goodall, 2007 and Marshall, 2007a).

Figure 6

Despite these different calculations of the carbon footprint of
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2.2.1 The effect of imports and exports

Recalling the importance of defining the carbon footprint boundary from the previous section, you may see a problem with this government footprint calculation. This footprint doesn't include the CO2 emissions produced in other countries for the food, drink and other products imported into the UK. It also excludes the CO2 emissions from goods and services produced in the UK for export.

A detailed study for the Carbon Trust (2006) took these imports and exports into
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60 second quickwrites for students made easy with oneword.com

What is it?  Oneword is an extremely simple yet useful tool that every teacher should have in their favourites and interactive white boards.  Essentially it offers you a single word writing prom
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How to Write Calligraphy: Small Letters
This just shows an artist making the letters. It does not tell how to hold the writing instrument or provide any other instruction. However, it clearly shows the lower case letters.
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LEGO Thermometer
This cute video demonstrates a giant, working thermometer made from Legos.  Run time 02:04.

Here is some more technical information about the design of the thermometer: The reading range of this "giant" thermometer was intentionally limited from -15 to 60oC to facilitate the design of this construction. However, the actual reading range of the digital NXT Temperature Sensor is much wider (from -20 to 120oC or from -4 to 248oF). Reading resolution is one decimal point (e.g. 24.4 deg

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Mapping on Geograph
Geograph has a wide range of mapping available, this is an attempt to provide a summary overview.
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Johns Hopkins Global MBA Students visit The Samaritan Women
Carey Business School students volunteer at a Baltimore City farm.
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