The story of Reuven Dafni: A Jewish Paratrooper in WWII
Reuven Dafni was born in 1913 in Zagreb, Yugoslavia to a family of three children. When he was 14 years old, the family moved to Vienna, Austria. In Austria, Dafni first experienced antisemitism, which reinforced his commitment to Zionism. He began attending a Jewish school and studied Hebrew in preparation to make aliyah. In 1936, Reuven moved to Palestine on his own and was among the founders of Kibbutz Ein-Gev. In January 1940, he was drafted into the British Army and was entrusted with estab
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Senegal's Rappers Drive Protests For Political Change
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Do Lectures: Nature as a Mentor
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of Allen, and imagining a world empowered by Nature’s genius.CEO of the Biomimicry 3.8 group. These speeches light a fire in your belly to go and Do your thing, your passion, the thing that sits in the back of your head each day, just waiting, and waiting for you to follow your heart. (21:17)
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Gerald McKenny
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NASA Doctor Discusses Providing Medical Care to Astronauts in Space
In an interview aired on NASA Television during the International Space Station Update hour, NASA Flight Surgeon Ed Powers discussed how flight doctors work with crew members on board the station to keep the astronauts healthy. Powers also talked about some of the difficulties encountered in diagnosing patients who are not there in person and about the impacts of space medicine to life here on earth. (08:18)
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Amazing Octopus Color Transformation
Ever wish you could change shape and color the way the Cyanea octopus can? (02:28)
Breakingviews: UK gas reserves potentially tricky
April 19 - Britain may have warmed to fracking, but while shale gas has put the U.S. on the road to self-sufficiency, it may not happen in the UK.
Oasis Earth - (Full Episode)
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Shuttle Discovery: Final Flight Over D.C.
April 17, 2012 — In its final journey to its permanent museum home, NASA's space shuttle Discovery makes a flyover above the U.S. capital. NASA coordinated with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to navigate through the restricted air space over Washington, D.C. (02:09)
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Chem 51C (Spring 2012): Aldehydes and Ketones: Reactions with Basic Nucleophiles and Acid-Catalyzed
Spring Quarter 2012, Lecture 5 for Chem 51C: Organic Chemistry recorded on Tuesday, April 17. Items covered: Ch. 21. Aldehydes and Ketones: Reactions with Basic Nucleophiles and Acid-Catalyzed Reactions with Weakly Basic Nucleophiles.
Pete Seeger "Forever Young"
At 92 years old, Pete Seeger’s version of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan. Hounded by the McCarthy anti-communists in the 1950′s, the grandfather of modern folk music.
Ironically, driving Pete Seeger underground spawned the interest of a whole generation in protest music, which helped to end the War in Vietnam and defined the 1960s rebellion.
Pete Seeger was a friend of Woody Guthrie and a major inspiration for
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Kwartet : Spel met begrippen over voeding Kwartetspel over voeding. Er zijn begrippen in verwerkt en alles wat te maken heeft met voeding. Leuk om te gebruiken als laatste les voor de toets. Leuk en leerzaam.
Kwartetspel over voeding. Er zijn begrippen in verwerkt en alles wat te maken heeft met voeding.
Leuk om te gebruiken als laatste les voor de toets. Leuk en leerzaam.
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
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Compost Office (Interactive)
Yard and food wastes make up nearly one-third of the waste stream in the United States, most of which gets put in landfills or incinerated. Did you know that by simply combining some basic elements — organic waste, soil, water, and air — you can create ideal conditions for recycling these wastes naturally? This interactive activity from Keep America Beautiful, Inc. details what composting is and the roles that soil microbes, oxygen, and moisture play in this process. A game challenge
Mathematical Methods II (2012)
This course consists of a introduction to linear algebra.