Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries Shorts: Boats
This three-minute clip is about how boats were made in ancient Egypt, and the importance of this technology to the development of Ancient Egypt. A remarkable video in that it shows how this sophisticated ship was made.
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Radio Caroline - A Pirate's Tale (6)
9:16 From the BBC 2 Arena programme. Part 1 of 8 Radio Caroline Pirate Radio attacks a conservative society. The future of Radio in England shows the history and complaints are exactly the same ones they make today regarding music piracy on the internet. Robert Kennedy sends messages to the youth of Britan!
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Amendment One: Voting on Marriage in North Carolina
On May 8th, North Carolina residents will vote on Amendment One, which proposes adding a clause to the state constitution that would define marriage as being only between a man and a woman. Janie Long, director of Duke's Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Life (LGBT), opposes the amendment and is concerned about how its passage might affect Duke students and families. Long, a 1981 graduate of Duke Divinity School, has served as the director of the LGBT center since 2006. Joining
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Ping 137: Kinect illusionist, Kintext, R.I.P. XP, Lumias!

We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Smiley Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:

Kintext: be what's next Author(s): Laura Foy, Paul Mestemaker

Thunderbird Emeritus President
Thunderbird School of Global Management gives Angel Cabrera, Ph.D., the honorary title of "emeritus president" in a resolution from the Board of Trustees on April 27, 2012, in Glendale, Arizona.
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17.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nordkorea lehnt im Streit um sein Atomprogramm eine Rückkehr von Inspektoren der Internationalen Atomenergiebehörde - IAEA - jetzt offenbar wieder ab. Wie japanische Medien unter Berufung auf Diplomaten berichteten, reagiert die Führung in Pjöngjang damit auf die Entscheidung der USA, als Reaktion auf den missglückten nordkoreanischen Raketensta
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Gatekeepers no More: Public Relations gets the better of journalism in the digital age
John Lloyd, (senior research fellow at the Reuters Institute), gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series
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Bioengineering Body Parts
This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW examines the work of medical researchers who are developing new techniques to repair and replace failing human organs by growing them from a patient’s own cells, thus preventing organ rejection. Organs can be grown on both synthetic scaffolds and the nonliving protein skeleton of an existing organ. If perfected, the techniques could save the lives of thousands of people who die before donor organs become available. (5:28)
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2.2 Before your course starts

Allow some time to get yourself ready for a course that involves using a PC.

If you already have a PC:

  • double check it against the PC specification for your course.

  • don't assume that a lower specification will be sufficient.

If your computer doesn't meet the specification, you might:

  • be able to upgrade it. Check with the institution you're studying with. They should have
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Molecules of Happiness: Why Love Matters for Vulnerable Children - "Developmental Trauma, Clinical P
Speaker(s): Dr Ernest Gralton, Professor Stephen Briggs, Lin Hinnigan, Professor Norah Frederickson, Dr Partha Banerjea, Camila Batmanghelidjh | A one day conference to launch LSE research into the model of work used by Kids Company and to discuss what really makes a difference for vulnerable children. Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE is the founder and CEO of Kids Company. She was joined by Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch from the Department of Social Psychology at LSE, as well as senior academics, con
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European leaders mark World War One centenary
European leaders gathered in Belgium to attend 100th anniversary ceremonies of World War One. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintain
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Guide to the Records of the Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Ch
The Society for Hospital Social Work Directors, Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter is a professional organization that began in 1965. The records of the SHSWD include society histories, by-laws, minutes, membership lists, annual reports, and information about workshops and special programs divided into six series that correspond to the society's ongoing donation of records.
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Submarines
In an attempt to contend with the British Navy, Germany began to produce a new weapon of war—the U-boat.  U-boats, a common English abbreviation for the German word `Unterseeboot', were submarines. Unlike surface ships, U-boats, did not adhere to the traditional rules of engagement, which required raiders to stop a vessel, examine its cargo, and allow passengers to escape before sinking the ship. Instead, the strength of the submarine was its ability to strike without warning, while its major
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Shakespeare's Sonnets: Two loves I have of comfort & despair - Nicholas Fogg
Writer and journalist Nicholas Fogg, sheds light on the historical conundrums of Shakespeare's sonnets. The sonnets represent one of the great literary enigmas and have given rise to endless speculation and debate.
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Seven Spot Ladybird Emerging From Pupa (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) emerging from its pupa. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:43)
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
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A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
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Visual Learning Bridge: Wholes and Equal Parts
In this animated video, students will learn the difference between equal and unequal parts. Students will easily understand the concrete and colorful visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review equal and unequal parts in the elementary classroom. (3:39)
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Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
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Election 2010- what about women?
This site was created by the Fawcett Society during the 2010 U.K general election. The project brings together the main political parties along with other organisations and women voters to ask questions about political policies relating to women. The site includes the questions asked, the responses from the parties and voters.
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