Super Committee savings goal inadequate: think-tank director
Sept. 12 - President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Maya MacGuineas says the congressional Super Committee's mission to find $1.5 trillion in deficit savings should be multiplied by three.
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U.S. Day Ahead: Deficit in focus as Super Committee convenes
Sept. 12 - The Congressional Super Committee on Deficit Reduction holds its first public hearing Tuesday with the goal of saving at least $1.2 trillion in government spending over the next 10 years.
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Bank of America should follow GM's lead, says analyst Whalen
Sept. 12 - The Congressional Super Committee on Deficit Reduction holds its first public hearing Tuesday with the goal of saving at least $1.2 trillion in government spending over the next 10 years. Chris Whalen, Reuters blogger and co-founder of Institutional Risk Analytics, says Bank of America should file for chapter 11 bankruptcy, similar to GM, with the support of the FDIC and the Fed.
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Slicing and dicing at BofA
Sept. 12 - Bank of America unveils a new plan to eliminate 30,000 jobs and cut $5 billion in yearly costs, as it struggles to deal with a glut of branches and continued problems related to the mortgage mess. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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A National Memorial for 9/11
Sept. 12 - The National September 11 Memorial opens in New York. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Holiday shopping may not be merry
Sept. 12 - Summary of business headlines: About a quarter of American shoppers expect to spend less this holiday season according to a poll conducted exclusively for Reuters; Bank of America puts 30,000 jobs on chopping block; U.S. stocks close up after speculation of Italian-Chinese debt deal, but Euro stocks tumble. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Cuba's music schools jazzed up
Sept. 12 - American musicians from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra give lessons and donate instruments to Cuba's music students. Tara Cleary reports.
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3-D printing with variable densities
The MIT Media Lab's Neri Oxman and Steven Keating discuss their work on 3-D printing, a technique that originated at MIT.

Video: Melanie Gonick

Thanks to Timothy Cooke and Dr. John Fernández for collaboration in producing the concrete samples.

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MITEI LIDS Seminar
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Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties
This Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by William Abraham, SMU's Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, focused on terrorism's ties to religion and other causes. It was given September 8, 2011, as part of a series of SMU events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
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Lesson 310 — Brazil and its geography
In this lesson you will learn about Brazil and its geography and will practice sentence building. This is a continuation and an English version of lesson 269

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End the DOE

Since 1979 the Department of Education (DOE) has steadily grown its empire. The fear that was once shared by Democrats and Republicans alike has become reality: the federal government has seized power from parents and local educators and now exerts unprecedented influence in our nation's classrooms. Its $14.5 billionAuthor(s): No creator set

Alice Guy a-t-elle existé ? Une conférence de Maurice Gianati

Une absence quasi-totale de documents de première main et contemporains sur la présence d'Alice Guy dans la société Léon Gaumont pour les années 1895-1906 a entrainé chez les historiens anciens et modernes qui se sont intéressés à cette pionnière du cinématographe une grande dispersion et confusion dans l'établissement de la chronologie de ses débuts et de sa filmographie. Il était donc nécessaire d'effectuer une relecture critique des écrits et mémoires d'Alice Guy afin de
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Polish Ottoman War Overview
The Polish Ottoman war was fought for the Commonwealth of Lithuania and Poland. It lasted from 1672 to 1676. This very short video is an overview.
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Holiday battle begins with "Gears 3"
Sept. 20 - "Gears of War 3" is firing the first shot in the video game industry's battle for the holiday season, launching to rave reviews and die-hard fans. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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Fed 'Twist' may help, but housing to weigh: ex-Fed economist
Sept. 21 - Former Federal Reserve Senior Economist Paul Ballew says internal and external pressures on the central bank will influence future monetary policy as the Fed takes increasingly unpopular actions.
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Endocrine Excitement!
In this activity, students are divided into a group of hormones and a group of receptors. The hormones have to find their matching receptors, and the pair, once matched, perform a given action. This activity helps students learn about the specificity of hormone-receptor interactions within the endocrine system.
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Environments and Ecosystems
Students explore the biosphere and its associated environments and ecosystems in the context of creating a model ecosystem, learning along the way about the animals and resources. Students investigate different types of ecosystems, learn new vocabulary, and consider why a solid understanding of one's environment and the interdependence of an ecosystem can inform the choices we make and the way we engineer our communities. This lesson is part of a series of six lessons in which students use their
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A Tour of Holland, Michigan
Holland,Michigan, was voted the second happiest place in America. Two students give a tour of the town and interview citizens to explain why the town is such a wonderful place.  Citizens describe the lovely natural features, family-friendly atmosophere, farmers' market, and weekly musical performances.  It is a priority of the town leaders to maintain beautiful surroundings.  ( 3:30)
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