Up Close with Brent Hoberman, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor and Co-Founder of Lastminute.com
Brent Hoberman, discusses his entrepreneurial career and what "being successful" means to him. He offers some insight into the success of Lastminute.com and what he's learnt as the Non-Executive Director at the Guardian Media Group and TalkTalk.
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Preventing Stroke
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention.  3:33 min.
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Surviving thr 5th grade
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Diseño Mecánico
Establecer las reglas básicas del diseño mecánico y dotar al alumno de una metodología apropiada que le permita abordar una situación genérica en el diseño de conjuntos o elementos mecánicos de una máquina.
Author(s): Higinio Rubio Alonso,Jesús Meneses Alonso,Cristin

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Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way
Bruce Rosenstein discussed his book, "Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way." Peter Drucker's groundbreaking work turned management theory into a serious discipline. Drucker penned numerous influential works on organization and management. In his second book based on the late Drucker's work, Rosenstein argues how Drucker's teachings go beyond the discipline of management to individual growth. Speaker Biography: Bruce Rosenstein is managing editor of Leader to Leader, a publication of The Fr
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Mental Math Strategies --Make 10 Strategy
In this video, Mr. Almeida explains how to use mental strategies to add within 20 using the "make 10" strategy. This is one of the strategies suggested in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, 1.OA.6 and 2.OA.2. With practice, this strategy can help students gain fluency when adding within 20. Eventually students will memorize these facts, which is expected by the end of grade 2. This would be a great resource for teacher professional development or for direct instruction. (5:48)
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Ronald Reagan
In1980, Republicans made Ronald Reagan the oldest person nominated for president by a major party. At 69, Reagan looked and acted much younger because he was physically fit and displayed a sharp wit. The former Hollywood actor, Screen Actors Guild president, and California Governor presented an amiable, aggressive style that quickly became popular with Americans.  (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)

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Korean War ( The iron triangle ) 12/15
Korean War - The iron triangle video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing. (CAUTION: Scenes of executions and dead bodies)

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STS.011 American Science: Ethical Conflicts and Political Choices (MIT)
We will explore the changing political choices and ethical dilemmas of American scientists from the atomic scientists of World War II to biologists in the present wrestling with the questions raised by cloning and other biotechnologies. As well as asking how we would behave if confronted with the same choices, we will try to understand the choices scientists have made by seeing them in their historical and political contexts. Some of the topics covered include: the original development of nuclea
Author(s): Foley, Brendan

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Collaborating in a Virtual Architectural Environment: The Las Americas Virtual Design Studio (LAVDS)
The paper describes exploratory work in the design, construction, and habitation of a virtual structure (VS) nested within an Internet-based multi-user environment and serving a geographically distributed collective of architecture students and faculty. In addition to a discourse on the design and implementation parameters that were used, the paper seeks to provide findings that make reference to the quality of teaching/learning experience of users and the effectiveness of the interaction among
Author(s): Angulo, Antonieta; John Fillwalk; Guillermo V?sque

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An Everglades Visit
Have you ever wondered why a particular plant grows near your home or why you find so many rocks of the same type in one area? Usually, there isn't a single simple answer to such questions. This is because many of Earth's materials, processes, and organisms are inextricably linked to many others. Such is the case with the unique environment of Florida's Everglades. In this adapted video segment, ZOOM guest Tommy takes you into the Everglades and describes what he loves about mucking ar
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Eggnog Cheesecake: Reducing Temperature
This part shows how to reduce the temperature for an eggnog cheesecake from 425 degrees to 250 degrees because it helps the custard set.

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ESD.10 Introduction to Technology and Policy (MIT)
This course explores perspectives in the policy process - agenda setting, problem definition, framing the terms of debate, formulation and analysis of options, implementation and evaluation of policy outcomes using frameworks including economics and markets, law, and business and management. Methods include cost/benefit analysis, probabilistic risk assessment, and system dynamics. Exercises include developing skills to work on the interface between technology and societal issues; simulation exer
Author(s): Ross, Dan,Weigel, Annalisa

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Reinstall and Reformat
The ultimate computer maintence trick to fix issues is to reformat your hard drive.  This takes a few hours to do.  First back up all of your personal files and find the original disks.  This video walks you through the process of wiping and reformatting the hard drive.
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Francisco Campbell Hooker: The African Presence in Latin America
Ambassador Francisco Campbell Hooker of the Republic of Nicaragua disucsses the African presence in Latin America. Speaker Biography: Francisco Campbell is Nicaraguan Ambassador to the United States.
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Hip Hop Dance Moves For Kids : Hip Hop Dance Moves for Kids: Shoe Tap
Shoe tap hip hop dance moves starts off with a very simple toe tapping movement. Learn the shoe tap hip hop dance move with tips from a choreographer in this free hip hop dance lesson video. Easy to follow the instructor-English captions. (1:11)

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Mapping and Its Discontents: Katharine Harmon, Rebecca Solnit, Dana Cuff
Katharine Harmon at 6:47 Rebecca Solnit at 29:08 Dana Cuff at 53:05 Maps are also a form of narrative and a form of art. In this video, Katharine Harmon, author of The Map as Art, discusses how narrative contents create maps, and set up the vocabulary of maps. ""Maps come when narrative is not enough, or the opposite, narrative comes when the map is not enough."" Rebecca Solnit, author of Unfathomable City and Infinite City, discusses the making of maps as a way of knowing places. ""I love maps
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Phantom Limb Pain

Presents a vivid example of phantom limb pain and raises important questions about the origin of the pain.



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10 Things: Your Child Needs Every Day
Children are experts at telling their parents what they want. They demand new toys, new video games, and new cell phones. Sadly, young children can rarely tell the parent exactly what they need.  This video speaks to the language of play between children and parents.(02:01)
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The Stuff of Genius: Copier
Before the invention of the modern copier, companies across the world
depended on time-consuming -- and, often, incorrect -- duplication
methods. This 2:20 video explains how the copier was invented and also how the inventor worked hard to develop this invention.

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