The Great Stink - History of sewage - Thames River Water
Thames Water commissioned this short film mark the 150th anniversary of The Great Stink. In the hot summer of 1858, the stench of sewage in the River Thames so offended MPs that Parliament was suspended and the Government agreed to "take immediate measures for abating the dangerous nuisance caused by the noxious state of the Thames". A leading Victorian engineer, Sir Joseph Bazalgette, was commissioned to design and build a system of sewers which would remove the sewage from the Thames, sending
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The Mark Steel Lectures-Descartes 1/3

Written and delivered by Mark Steel, each lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes.  Mark Steel looks at Descartes life and philosophy.  He starts with some background about Descartes.   He also discusses Aristotle and his thoughts and how Parliament instructed people not to attack his thoughts.  Descartes said his best ideas would come if he was clear of all distractions, he said his clea
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Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr Suzanne Franks
Suzanne Franks is Director of Research at Kent University’s Centre for Journalism. At the start of her journalism career she worked with the BBC as a researcher on documentaries and then joined the Television Current Affairs department, producing programmes such as Newsnight, Watchdog, The Money Programme and Panorama. In the 1990s she started an independent production company, Sevenday Productions, which was awarded the first outside contract for the televising of Parliament. She was based in
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Faith and Politics in a Diverse Society - Baroness Amos
Baroness Valarie Amos’s political career began in 1981 where she worked in Equal Opportunities, Training and Management Services until 1989. She was a co-founder of Amos Fraser Bernard, and director (1995-1998) where she advised the South African Government on public service reform, human rights and employment equality. She was created a life peer in 1997 by Tony Blair. From 1998-2001 she was a government whip in the House of Lords. She was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Fo
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40 a - SCIENTA - LATINE ET ANGLICE
Vocabulary Building: Latin words to do with: knowledge wisdom ignorance stupidity cunning investigation school education pupils learning culture politeness impoliteness thought opinion comprehension error
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Declaration of Independence
Hear the Declaration of Independence read in its entirety by Thomas Jefferson interpreter Bill Barker.
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Metend rekenen : Tabellen om herleidingen uit te voeren
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Tabellen die leerlingen kunnen gebruiken om herleidingen uit te voeren:

  • gewicht
  • inhoud
  • lengte
  • oppervlakte
  • landmaten
  • oppervlakte- en landmaten

 


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UMMC Physician Profile: Marcelo G. Cardarelli, M.D.
This two-minute video introduces viewers to Marcelo G. Cardarelli, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and director of pediatric cardiac surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Cardarelli's special interests include pediatric cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery and the Ross Procedure in children and adults. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related Links: Dr. Marcelo Cardarelli http://www.umm.ed
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3.3 Dams
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there area areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enought water to support the currently population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a
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2.1 The sensible body
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the approach to medicine was vastly different from today. Health is now recognised, at least in most European countries, as a universal right, but what was it like in the past? How did social and political boundaries affect access to treatment, and what were the treatments of the day? This unit examines how Scottish healthcare institutions were influenced by these underlying social, economic, political and cultural contexts.
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ESD.712 Tools for Analysis: Design for Real Estate and Infrastructure Development (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the analytical tools that support design and decision-making in real estate and infrastructure development. There is a particular focus on identifying and valuing sources of flexibility using “real options”, Monte-Carlo simulation, and other techniques from the field of engineering systems. This course integrates economic and engineering perspectives, and is suitable for students with various backgrounds. It serves to provide useful preparation for t
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Classic Baked Beans
Baked beans are an American classic. This updated version is perfectly balanced with sweetness from the molasses and brown sugar, smokiness from the bacon, and a bit of acid from the onion, mustard, and tomato paste. Using two different colors of beans creates more visual interest. Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/northarvest/recipe6.html
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A short video on multiplication of fractions
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Executive MBAs and Entrepreneurship at Darden
Carolina Marun, a former Kraft executive and now a company founder, talks about entrepreneurship in Darden's Executive MBA program.
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What Is the Current State of Economic Science?

What is the current state of economic science? In two words, "not good."

This is evident in the poor performance of the economics profession during the current financial crisis. Few economists saw it coming; once it started, its severity caught them by surprise; and now it is apparent that there is no agreement among them on how to end it.

To make this case, I will present some lead
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Stappenplan (met foto's) van een knutselactiviteit die een soort van glasraam oplevert.


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Green growth: the transition to a sustainable economy
In this keynote talk Chris Huhne will set out the economic need for low-carbon growth as an essential path out of recession. He will argue that the need to urgently renew and decarbonise our energy supply, and to upgrade our ageing and inefficient buildings, will not just provide an economic boost but also help to create a more balanced, resilient and sustainable British economy. Chris Huhne is Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, and the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Ea
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