Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Official opening
Professor Andrew Leigh performs the official opening of the 'Honour Killing Across Culture and Time' conference at The Australian National University in December 2011. The concept of honour has been linked to violence historically in Western culture, particularly through Greek mythology and Shakespearean tragedy. The play, Troilus and Cressida in particular, presents a classic formulation of violence justified through masculine conceptions of honour. As this literary reference indicates, it is
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What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us
The audio version of the Mises Daily article for June 22, 2012. [15:17] Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

RES.CD-001 Leadership and Empowerment: Resources from Graduate Women at MIT (GWAMIT) (MIT)
Graduate Women at MIT (GWAMIT) is an institute-wide, student-led group founded in 2009. Its mission is to promote the personal and professional development of MIT's graduate women. GWAMIT welcomes all members of the MIT community, including men. This OCW site features selected videos from the two conferences GWAMIT runs each academic year: a Leadership Conference in the fall and an Empowerment Conference in the spring. It also provides a list of related readings and other resources.
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Piramides - Kijkwijzers : Les bewegingsopvoeding
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Piramides maken in groepjes d.m.v. kijkwijzers. Hierbij kunnen de leerlingen zelfstandig werken in groepjes, onder het toezicht van de leerkracht.


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Presentation by Deborah Green - Director of Marketing.
International Representatives Conference: Presentation by Deborah Green - Director of Marketing. The aim of the conference was to allow our international agents to experience a flavour of our academic offering and student experience, through meeting our staff and students and visiting our facilities and city, so they can better advise international students considering undertaking a course at Leeds Met University. Representatives from countries including Bangladesh, China, Cyprus, Nepal, Sri L
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Science Bulletins: How Old is "Old"?
The human population in the U.S. and Canada is getting older—meaning that the proportion of elderly people is growing year by year. By 2050, researchers have projected, a third of the population of these countries will be 60 years old and older. This could pose a strain on socioeconomic systems such as healthcare, retirement benefits, and social security. An international group of researchers publishing in the journal Nature has proposed a new measure of "old age." Projections using the met
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Money as Debt
This 47-minute animated presentation of "Money as Debt" tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created.

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Mass Murder of Novo-Moskovsk Jews -- Part 1
Natalia Levchenko, who was born in 1929 in Novo-Moskovsk and was living there during the war years, testifies how the Jews from Novo-Moskovsk were collected by the Germans and local policemen on March 24-26, 1942 under the pretext that they would be sent to Palestine. Their personal belongings and valuables were confiscated; some of the Jews was taken by boat across the Samara River to the murder site there. For more information: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/murderSite.asp?s
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EAHA Day 2 Session 3B: Rapid Needs Assessment Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
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EAHA Day 5 Session 1: Writing The Plan Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
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"The Talibanization of South Asia: Can it Be Stopped?"
wbh logoA talk by Pervez Hoodbhoy, Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azama University. Dr. Hoodbhoy received his bachelor's degrees in electrical engineering and mathematics, master's in solid state physics, and Ph.D in nuclear physics, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a faculty member at the Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad since 1973. He is cha
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Networks: Theory and Application
SI 508 has been taught in various forms from 2006 to 2008 to masterŐs students at the University of Michigan School of Information. The course covers topics in network analysis, from social networks to applications in information networks such as the Internet. I will introduce basic concepts in network theory, discuss metrics and models, use software analysis tools to experiment with a wide variety of real-world network data, and study applications to areas such as information retrieval.As a ne
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time lapse mushroom
This is a timelapse I shot in regards to this story: http://live.psu.edu/story/24823
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Announcing Achievements For Visual Studio 2012 RC

We are excited to announce a version of Visual Studio Achievements that works on Visual Studio 2012 RC.  Running this version of the extension will enable you to unlock a new achievement called Brave New World, which is unlocked when you create or open a project when running Visual Studio 2012 RC on Windows 8 RP.  Expect lots more
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JFK on Youth Fitness
On July 19, 1961, John F. Kennedy, the youngest candidate ever elected to the presidency, urges schools to adopt the guidelines recently published by the National Council on Youth Fitness. (1:16)
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Asters help embryonic nuclei find their own space
By: JCB In early Drosophila embryos, nuclei undergo rapid, synchronous divisions without being separated into individual cells by cytokinesis. Telley et al. develop a cell-free assay to reveal that microtubule asters help disperse the nuclei throughout the embryonic cytoplasm, moving them to the right position for development to continue. This biosights episode presents the paper by Telley et al. from the June 25, 2012, issue of The Journal of Cell Biology and includes an interview with lead aut
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Saturnia Albofasciata Silk Moth Egg Laying
A short video showing the White-Streaked Silkmoth (Saturnia albofasciata) laying eggs. Students will love the real life footage of this amazing process. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:56)
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Monolito del Templo de Amón en Luxor - en español
Nos encontramos ante el primer pilono del Templo de Amón en Luxor, construido por Ramsés II en el siglo XIII a.C. (.33)
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Shock & Friend: -ick-
Feel the beat with Shock and his friend as they beatbox letters and sounds. The goal for this segment is word family -ick-. (1min)
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