The Battle for Okinawa in April 1st 1945
In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn how American forces had invaded the island of Okinawa and had successfully split the Japanese defenses in the Pacific front of World War II. (6:36)
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Juan Fernandez Firecrown Hummingbird--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Juan Fernandez Hummingbirds. This strikingly colored and big-footed hummingbird shows a pronounced difference in physical appearance between males and females. The male Juan Fernández firecrown is fiery reddish in color, particularly the iridescent forehead and crown, and the wings are a dark coppery-grey. The female has an iridescent bluish-purple crown and slate green wings. The upperparts are blueish-green and the underparts ar
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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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31. The Two Ozone Problems
The Atmosphere, the Ocean and Environmental Change (GG 140) There are two ozone problems in the atmosphere. Tropospheric ozone in the form of photochemical smog is sometimes dangerously high whereas stratospheric ozone concentration is sometimes dangerously low. Photochemical smog is created through chemical reactions between UV radiation from the run and nitrogen oxides that are emitted from automobiles. High concentrations of tropospheric ozone are dangerous because of the damage ozone can
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Barn Owls Mating
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Barn Owls mating. Ethereal and ghost-like, the barn owl (Tyto alba) has golden-grey colored upperparts, and pure white underparts. The heart-shaped facial disc is pale, and the large eyes are black. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:28) 
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Giant Eagle-Owl Adult Feeds and Preens Chicks in Nest
This short video gives excellent real life footage of an adult Giant Eagle-Owl feeding and preening its chicks in its nest. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these amazing birds of prey. As Africa’s largest eagle-owl, the giant eagle-owl is one of the continents most impressive birds of prey. It is an imposing bird, with conspicuous ear tufts, and distinctive pink eyelids, on a whitish facial disk rimmed with black. This is a great resource to help build background knowledg
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04.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im Rennen um die US-Präsidentschaftskandidatur der Republikaner setzt sich der Favorit Mitt Romney weiter ab. Der Ex-Gouverneur von Massachusetts gewann wie erwartet die Vorwahlen in den US-Bundsstaaten Maryland, Wisconsin und dem Hauptstadtbezirk Washington DC. Damit hat er schon jetzt mehr als die Hälfte der für die Nominierung auf dem Parteita
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Women in Business Conference: An interview with Cherie Blair
Cherie Blair, Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, discusses the problems being faced by women in business and why she set up her foundation to support women entrepreneurs.

Sight Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community Symposium (Session 1) USC Fisher Museum of Art
"Looking Back." February 11, 2012. Join exhibition Curator Tim Wride as he moderates a panel comprised of former members of LACPS to contextualize its importance as a cultural and community phenomenon. USC Fisher Museum of Art
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Total Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes in Top-ranked and Non-top-ranked Orthopaedic Hospitals: An Analysis
By: WentzMR Dr. Peter Cram, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, in Iowa City, IA, discusses his article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which compares outcomes for Medicare patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty in US News and World Report top-ranked orthopedic hospitals and competing non–top-ranked hospitals. The study found that top-ranked hospitals did not have lower complication rates, readmission
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06.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der deutsche Literaturnobelpreisträger Günter Grass hat Anfeindungen nach der Veröffentlichung seines Israel-kritischen Gedichts zurückgewiesen. Zugleich konstatierte er, dass in einem demokratischen Land wie Deutschland, in dem Pressefreiheit herrsche, eine gewisse Gleichschaltung der Meinung im Vordergrund stehe. In mehreren Interviews sagte de
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Open Classroom - 4/4/12 #5 Q&A
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 4/4/12: Food and Health: The Obesity Epidemic Lectures: Katy Tucker - Professor of Health Sciences and Director, Boston Puerto Rican Health Study Richard Daynard - Professor of Law and Director, Public Health Advocacy Institute, Northeastern University Alan Meyers - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public
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Today we announced the pricing and availability of two highly anticipated new Windows Phones, the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Take a look at what the new Windows Phones have to offer...


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Hewitt, Meijer and Szyperski: The Actor Model (everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask

At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9. We'll begin with these Expert
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