The United Nations
Learn about the United Nations and its agencies in this video through pictures and facts. No sound in this video but lots of information in text on the screen. (Amateur video)

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17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT)
This class explores the politics of economic reform in Latin America. Topics addressed include: Dependency, Development, and Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism; The Political Consequences of Market-Oriented Reform in Venezuela; The Mexican Peso Crisis; Transitions from Authoritarian Rule in the Southern Cone; Civil-Military Relations; Limits of Democratization; Parties and Elections in Latin America; Religion, Political Mobilization, and Civil Society; and Revolution.
Author(s): Lawson, Chappell

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La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
Author(s): Joaquín Zueco Jordán

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The Battle for Control of Online Communications
The Internet offers users many opportunities for communicating and exchanging ideas, but abuse, censorship, and the manipulation of Internet traffic have put free and open communication at risk. In this talk, Georgia Tech Associate Professsor, Nick Feamster, will present approaches developed to preserve free and open communication on the Internet in the face of numerous threats. First discussed is the threat of message abuse (e.g., spam) and methods developed for mitigating it. Next, is the deve
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Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight
A Virgin Galactic suborbital spacecraft carrying two pilots crashes in the Mojave desert during a test flight. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) 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
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“Impossible Translation: Beyond the Legal Body in Two South Asian Family Courts”
Srimati Basu, Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies University of Kentucky on "Impossible Translation: Beyond the Legal Body in Two South Asian Family Courts"
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The Pied Piper
English fairy tale revised into an animated cartoon, narrated by the beloved Edward Everett Horton.  One of the fractured fairy tales featured on Jay Ward's Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (Saturday morning cartoon show).    (5:34)
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Luge athletes displeased with controversial ad
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Controversial public service announcemnt aims to cricise Russian stance on gay rights. Julie Noce reports. More 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 maintained its reputation f
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The Foggy Dew- Irish Music by the Evergreen Band
The Evergreen Band plays The Foggy Dew Irish music using traditional instruments such as a pennywhistle, bodhran, harp, guitar, and violin. (3:14)
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How to Build a Milk Jug Igloo - Midland Christian School
This milk jug igloo was part of a unit on snow. It took 3 weeks to
collect the 428 milk jugs used to make the igloo. It is a built on a
cardboard base and the jugs are connected with high temperature hot
glue. The finished igloo is about 5' tall and easily fits eight to 10
children, who like to spend their reading time in the igloo. Total
investment: $12 for the glue sticks.

There are additional tips and suggestions available on "How to Build a Mi

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North Korea's Crystal Meth Export 3
Pulitzer Center's grantee Isaac Stone Fish discusses the difficulties of finding accurate estimates on drug addiction in North Korea. Which, he later learned, that the number of crystal meth addicts could be as high as 20% of the population. Learn more about Isaac Stone Fish and his reports at Pulitzer Center's Meet the Journalists http://bit.ly/qDwIyT Read the full stories on North Korea's most addicting export and view photographs taken by Sean Gallagher at http://bit.ly/n6WcOa
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SoulPancake: An Evening with Rainn Wilson, Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi
"SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions" is a book by Rainn Wilson, best known for his deft portrayal as Dwight on NBC's "The Office." In a program sponsored by USC Spectrum and the USC Office of Religious Life on March 25, 2011, Wilson teamed up with his friends Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi in USC's Bovard Auditorium to discuss life's biggest questions. Have you ever wondered how your thoughts affect reality? Or if you only had one hour left to live, how you'd spend it
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The #whyUToledo team headed to the bookstore during Rocket Launch to ask incoming freshmen from the class of 2015 why they chose UT.
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Listening with Your Eyes: Matthew Lipman
In this From the Top at Carnegie Hall video segment, 16-year-old violist Matthew Lipman plays La Campanella from the Second Violin Concerto by Niccolo Paganini.
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There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
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A Revolution in Farming: Combines (6:23)
The combined harvester-thresher machine revolutionized farming in the
early 20th century. How did combines change things and what did farmers
use before their invention is the subject of this video and it shows how the invention came about and its impact on America.

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Northeastern Research 3Qs: Steve Vollmer
Assistant Professor of Biology, Steve Vollmer, discusses his research on the spread of White Band Disease throughout coral reefs as well as his findings on its prevention.
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Le fruit dans les vins rouges

9e matinée des Œnologues - Bordeaux

>> Goût du vin : les dernières avancées de la recherche

Jean-Christophe Barbe, Le fruit dans les vins rouges

Michael Jourdes, Tanin du bois : évolutions et perceptions sensorielles

Produit de consommation et produit du patrimoine, le vin se doit de s’adapter à la demande du marché et de répondre aux attentes des consommateurs
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Corn for Fuel?!
In this activity, students examine how to grow plants the most efficiently. They imagine that they are designing a biofuels production facility and need to know how to efficiently grow plants to use in this facility. As a means of solving this design problem, they plan a scientific experiment in which they investigate how a given variable (of their choice) affects plant growth. They then make predictions about the outcomes and record their observations after two weeks regarding the condition of
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