Space telescope witnesses a "galaxy bloodbath"
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews It's a dramatic story that took place 200 million light years from Earth. The Hubble Space Telescope recently released an image of a galaxy being ripped apart in space that was captured on camera in 2009. 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, finan
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Christians for Israel.
As leader of the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel (CUFI), Pastor John Hagee wants to bring millions of Christians together to support Israel. But some say his message is dangerous: "It is time for America to...consider a military preemptive strike against Iran to prevent a nuclear holocaust in Israel and a nuclear attack in America." Bill Moyers Journal reports on CUFI and then gets theological and political context from Rabbi Michael lerner, editor of TIKKUN, a Jewish
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The Age of Oligarchy, Jacobites and Opposition Politics
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Paradiso-The Planet's Evolving Electronic Nervous System
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Off the edge of history: the world in the 21st century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Giddens | The risks we face, and the opportunities we have, in the 21st century are in many respects quite different from those experienced in earlier periods of history. How should we analyse and respond to such a world? What is a rational balance of optimism and pessimism? How can we plan for a future that seems to elude our grasp and in some ways is imponderable? Anthony Giddens is former Director of the LSE and a member of the House of Lords.
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“Impossible Translation: Beyond the Legal Body in Two South Asian Family Courts”
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Rice Creek Field Station: Journey to the Future, Part 4
Fourth chapter of time-lapse footage showing the transformation of Rice Creek Field Station from 2012 to its 2013 reopening. Pictures: Sara Roe. Concept/revisions: Diann Jackson. For more info on Rice Creek Field Station, visit http://www.oswego.edu/ricecreek
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The Psychology of Violence: insurgents and counterinsurgents [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Alderdice, Dr Deirdre MacManus | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this recording. How much do we know about the psychology of those engaged in the violence of insurgency and counterinsurgency? What are the predispositions and motivations for violence, and what are the psychological consequences of their experiences? From 1987 to 1998 John Alderdice was the leader of Northern Ireland’s cross-community Alliance Party. He has previously served as the cons
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Beth Greer: "Missing Shade of Green, Creating a Super Natural Home" | Talks at Google
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I. Glenn Cohen: Patients with Passports || Radcliffe Institute
As one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics and the law, I. Glenn Cohen spent a year as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University writing Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics (under contract with Oxford University Press), the first comprehensive analysis of the legal and ethical issues raised by medical tourism. Cohen is a professor at Harvard Law School, where he is also a codirector of the Petrie-Flom Center fo
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国際戦略と標準化
Activities of research and industry related to environment and energy are required to expand their targets to global market. The class gives overview of current status and subjects of global strategy in the field of feature applications such as communication, railroad, automobile and appliance and financial activity, and also gives case studies of decision process of international standards which grips key to succeed embodiment of global business strategy. Students experience roll-playing to le
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Declaration of Independence - Remember this.
Reading of the Declaration of Independence we need to put this into practice. The beginning is the reading of letters from those who were present or involved. This is followed by the reading of the declaration by NFL football players past and present and others. (This video was filmed in the early 2000's)

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How Individual Rights Transformed World Politics
Have individual rights transformed world politics? Prof. Reus-Smit challenges the circumscribed nature of this debate, arguing the relationship between individual rights and world politics has a longer history and is more fundamental than it suggests. Have individual rights transformed world politics? Debate on this question has focused to date on the efficacy, or lack thereof, of the international human rights regime. Prof. Reus-Smit challenges the circumscribed nature of this debate, arguing t
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“'I Am Who I Am': On Being Nostalgic in Sanskrit”
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Faith and Social Justice
Bill Moyers talks to Cornel West, Serene Jones, and Gary Dorrien for a fresh take on what our core ethics and values as a society say about America's politics, policy, and the challenges of balancing capitalism and democracy. And, why are America's food banks suffering shortages? Find out what you can do to help.
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States and their Territories: To the Center of the Earth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor A. John Simmons | Modern states claim a wide variety of rights of control over particular geographical territories. These claims, however, are regularly disputed, often leading to violence. This fact makes practically pressing the questions, to be explored in these lectures, of how and to what extent such territorial claims by states can be justified. A. John Simmons (Ph.D., Cornell) is Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy, and professor of Law; editor, Philosophy and Publi
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Courrier du Vietnam
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Journées EMOIS Paris 2014 : Tarification à l’activité modulée sur la qualité (Vidéo)

Titre : Journées EMOIS Paris 2014 : Tarification à l’activité modulée sur la qualité

Intervenants (s) : Félix FAUCON (Adjoint au directeur général de l’offre de soins, représentant
de la DGOS)

Conférence invitée - La Coupole
Modérateurs : C QUANTIN, E TOUSSAINT

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