Jeremy Siegel on Bear Stearns, Rate Cuts and the Looming Threat of Inflation
The ongoing credit crisis in U.S. financial markets has claimed a huge and high-profile victim: Bear Stearns. After being slammed by what amounted to a run on the bank during the week of March 10, the Wall Street investment bank and securities brokerage firm agreed to be acquired -- for $2 a share -- by JP Morgan Chase over the weekend in a deal overseen by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates the same day -- and d
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Clinton in Haiti for quake anniversary
Former US President Bill Clinton visits Haiti a year after the deadly earthquake.
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Shel Silverstein-"The Giving Tree"
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Table ronde : Enseigner les Humanités. Repenser enseignements et filières, filières universitaire

Table ronde "Filières universitaires". Dans "Les Humanités pour quoi faire ? : enjeux et propositions", colloque international organisé par le laboratoire Patrimoine, Littérature, Histoire (PLH) en collaboration avec le laboratoire Lettres, Langages et Arts (LLA). Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, IUFM Midi-Pyrénées, 27-29 mai 2010.
Thème IV : Enseigner les humanités : contenus, méthodes, filières, perspectives. Repenser enseignements et
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Bottle Art
An African American man in rural Kansas amazed family and friends with his ability to make these sculptures inside bottles, employing an art form known as bottle whimsy.
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When Would a Bar Graph Best Be Used?
When Would a Bar Graph Best Be Used?. Part of the series: Math Lessons and Study Tips. A bar graph is best used when someone wants to compare two pieces of data. Use a bar graph to make data more accessible to people with help from an author and tutor.
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Reforming the NHS
Our correspondents discuss one of the most radical plans to transform Britain's National Health Service in its history
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Open Nottingham
In this video presentation, Steven Stapleton, Open Learning Support Officer from the Learning Technology section at the University of Nottingham gives an overview of Open Nottingham.
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The Many Euphemisms for Money Creation

Confused Language, Confused Thinking

According to the teachings of the Greek philosopher Parmenides, language illustrates human thinking (and reasoning); confused language is thus tantamount to confused thinking; confused thinking, in turn, provokes unintended acts and undesired outcomes.[1]

"Doublespeak" — a term that ros
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IDS336 Session 1 Spring 2011
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This game is intended for apprentice roof plumbers to gain the knowledge and skills to install a rainwater tank to a house. The aim of the game is to gather enough rain water to service a household. The apprentice will learn how to collect information about Australian rainfall patterns and make calculations using the pitch and angle of the roof to determine how much water needs to be collected.
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ESL - Listening About Advertising
This tutorial is for ESL students and provides a range of everyday exercises which involve listening to normal transactions.
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This activity examines workplace hazards and their potential effect on infection control in the health industry. It focuses on the handling and disposal of infectious and/or hazardous waste material. The user is asked to review the behaviour of a transport worker in a fictitious organisation who fails to follow the correct procedure for dealing with a workplace hazard. Five scenarios are given and the user needs to decide the best option in each instance. They investigate
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This learning object contains information and activities on coaching in the hospitality environment. Includes the purpose and process of coaching an individual.
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Lord's Resistance Army: Anneke Van Woudenberg
Lord's Resistance Army event with Human Rights Watch at George Washington University. Pulitzer Center: Introduction by Pulitzer Center's Jon Sawyer followed by the findings and reports from Anneke Van Woudenberg, a senior researcher at HRW. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted
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Sci-fi inspires Augmented Reality
A virtual vision of the Berlin wall, a digital representation of the World Trade Center and a magical augmented reality tour of Beatles landmarks are among the 'Layars' drawing attention to a technology called Augmented Reality.
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