Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
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Puerto Rico's Markets
When exploring culinary Puerto Rico, what better place to start than a market? And who better to serve as our guide than Chef Wilo Benet, A Culinary Institute of America graduate and one of the island's premier chefs whose restaurant Pikayo is a beacon to all who visit in search of the tastes of Puerto Rico. He'll give us a basic course in the Puerto Rican market basket at the Plaza del Mercado, a small, but lively market in the Santurce area of San Juan. Here, we get our first look at the bount
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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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From Response to Resilience: the role of the engineer in disaster risk reduction [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo da Silva | Jo da Silva explores how engineers and built environment professionals need to shift from responding to natural disasters to building everyday resilience within homes, communities and cities. Jo da Silva is the founding director of Arup International Development.
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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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"The U.N. Security Council and the Making of the Modern World" (video)
Bosco book coverA talk by professor and author David Bosco. From the Berlin Airlift to the Iraq War, the UN Security Council has stood at the heart of global politics. Part public theater, part smoke-filled backroom, the Council has enjoyed notable successes and suffered ignominious failures, but it has always provided a space for the five great powers to sit down toget
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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
Author(s): Patrick Duffy,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Emerging markets and the upturn
Emerging markets can represent tremendous opportunities for firms to emerge from the downturn. Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship talks about how some of the most remarkable innovations are happening in emerging markets
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Projectes en xarxa. Experiències. Comunicació i informació d'un viatge d'estudis

Durada: 6 min. Vídeo. Departament d'Ensenyament (Generalitat de Catalunya).
Els alumnes de 1r de batxillerat del col·legi gaudeixen d'un viatge d'estudis a l'estranger. Tot el viatge, des dels vols, la previsió meteorològica, els llocs a visitar, fins les visites als museus ho prepara l'alumnat amb l'ajut del professorat. Comença Author(s):
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Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
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Road to Wolong
The SPARTANS WILL. 360 crew travels up the long, bumpy road from Chengdu to Wolong. Visit http://report.president.msu.edu/360/ for a firsthand look at Spartan impact in locations from East Lansing to East Africa.
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NPR Music Interview: John McLaughlin: On Coltrane And Spirituality In  Music
10:52 Listening to odcast program is from the NPR News show "Weekend Edition Sunday" with host Liane Hansen. Marc Antomattei Productions Introduction: In an interview with Weekend Edition host Liane Hansen, McLaughlin says that the great achievement of A Love Supreme was to integrate a spiritual dimension into the world of jazz music. Now, the guitarist has recorded an album inspired by his passion for Coltrane's masterwork. It's called To the One, and it was recently nominated for a Grammy
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Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options
Panel V - U.S. Grand Strategy Options Moderator: Mr. Nate Freier, U.S. Army War College Panelists: Dr. Steven Metz, U.S. Army War College; Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Dr. Bernard Finel, National War College
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Battle of Antietam
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. In this video clip, learn more about the intense battle of Antietam. (2:45)
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1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
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Windows Phone Minute: Custom Focusing

Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did Smiley


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Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nov. 2, 2001
Former Harvard professor and White House fellow under Lyndon Johnson, Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of bestsellers The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson & the American Dream. Her articles on political issues have appeared in leading national publications, and she is a regular panelist for “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.” In 1995, she received a Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. Goodwin has receiv
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Eisenhower in War and Peace
In this video clip, the United States Information Service presents newsreel footage of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on the run up to D-Day. Dwight Eisenhower was a decorated World War II general who successfully conquered the Germans on the beaches of Normandy. Eisenhower became the 34th president of the United States. (8:57)
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Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)
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172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
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