2012 Profile in Courage Award Recipient - Iowa Supreme Court Justice Michael Streit
On April 3, 2009, the Iowa Supreme Court made history by unanimously striking down a statute barring same-sex marriage, making Iowa the third state in the U.S. and the first state outside of New England to allow same-sex marriage. Massachusetts and Connecticut already allowed same-sex marriage at the time; California had done so before the passage of Proposition 8, a 2008 constitutional amendment defining marriage as strictly between a man and a woman. The Iowa case, Varnum v. Brien, was notab
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2012 Profile in Courage Award Recipient - Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Marsha Ternus
On April 3, 2009, the Iowa Supreme Court made history by unanimously striking down a statute barring same-sex marriage, making Iowa the third state in the U.S. and the first state outside of New England to allow same-sex marriage. Massachusetts and Connecticut already allowed same-sex marriage at the time; California had done so before the passage of Proposition 8, a 2008 constitutional amendment defining marriage as strictly between a man and a woman. The Iowa case, Varnum v. Brien, was notab
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Dare Obasanjo: SkyDrive - Personal Storage in the Cloud

It's been way too long since Dare Obasanjo (of RSS Bandit and Carnage4Life fame) has appeared on C9. The last time was several years ago in an interview conducted by me and Scoble on a summer day outside of building 35 on the main MS
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Eddy Currents and Magnetic Damping
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Explain the magnitude and direction of an induced eddy current, and the effect this will have on the object it is induced in. Describe several applications of magnetic […]

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Plate Tectonics
This short clip is from the BBC documentary film "Earth The Power Of The Planet."  Computer generated graphics and a narrator help explain the how and why of plate tectonics.  (01:14)
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Valparaiso University Chorale-Attention to Detail
Valparaiso University's Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Christopher Cock, will return to Germany for its fourth residency at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, celebrating the 800th anniversary of the church and its choir, the Thomanerchor. Follow their journey at http://blogs.valpo.edu/choraletour2012/
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Dr. Rosemarie T. Nassif - Spring 2012 Commencement guest speaker
Dr. Rosemarie T. Nassif, special adviser to the assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, addressed the graduates at the Spring 2012 commencement ceremonies.
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Words In Action: TAGALOG - Bahay Kubo, a Filipino traditional song
Words In Action: TAGALOG Bahay Kubo, a Filipino traditional song Performed by the Filipino 1B Beginner students Sangandaan (Crossroads) by songwriter Pete Lacaba and Ding Achacoso Performed by the Filipino 100 and 101 Intermediate and Advanced students Words In Action - A MULTILINGUAL STUDENT PERFORMANCE CELEBRATING LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY AT UC BERKELEY Chevron Auditorium -- International House Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Words In Action is generously sponsored by the BERKELEY LANGUAGE CENTER
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Het rechtssysteem van België : Webquest
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Je vindt hier een webquest over het rechtssysteem van België. Je ontdekt er meer over de verdeling van de machten, de verschillende soorten criminaliteit, informatie over de leden van een assisenhof, de verschillende soorten rechtbanken. Als …


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Constitutional Borrowing and other Hazards: The Islamic Republic and Transformations in Islamic Law
Professor Miriam Kunkler explores how, in Iranian constitutional and in penal law, pragmatic considerations have begun to trump ideological commitments to Shii jurisprudence since the 1979 constitution,. most notably so with the introduction of maslahat as a valid legal principle in 1988.
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Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! As a child in Japan, it would have been your dream to meet Santa Claus. Now that you’re a father, you love seeing your own child’s delight in Santa Claus and watching his imagination run wild at Christmas. But what if you’re on an airplane heading east from Japan on Christmas [...]
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Harold C. Connolly Jr.
Harold joins the OSIRIS-REx Team from New York and is an expert in meteorite science - especially carbonaceous meteorites. Harold is responsible for leading the sample science for the mission
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Northwest PRECEDENT: State of the Network Address
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Jan Vermeer, The Glass of Wine, c. 1661
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Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Pluto and Proserpina, 1621-22
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Frans Hals, Singing Boy with Flute, c. 1623
Frans Hals, Singing Boy with Flute, c. 1623, oil on canvas, 68.8 x 55.2 cm (Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) (02:16)
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How to Use "Erase to Reveal" with SmartNotebook 10
Using SmartNotebook 10.7 tools, this video shows how to create an InterActivity usable with worksheets or graphics to make a fill-in-the-blank type activity for your class. This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (3:46)
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