Reuters on the Road: After the Robin Hood tax
Mar. 27 - Reuters Breakingviews Editor Hugo Dixon has one loop of Canary Wharf in a taxi to argue his case for an alternative bank tax.
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11. Does Money Taint Everything?
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Understanding Algebra
The complete contents of this algebra textbook are available here online. This text is suitable for high-school Algebra I, preparing for the GED, a refresher for college students who need help preparing for college-level mathematics, or for anyone who wants to learn introductory algebra. I am especially pleased to help homeschoolers. Includes a graphing applet, a prime factorization machine, and a prime number list. Brennan uses inserts to answer common questions as the lesson goes on, helping t
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Learn About Saint Patrick's Day
In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the tradition behind Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated in Ireland and around the world on March 17. (1:03)
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Prankster Cam: - ite- & -ight
How does Annie hypnotize vowels? Why is Francine so mad at the letter "y"? Watch the pranksters take on decoding rules in these stand-up phonics routines. The goals for this segment are word families -ight- and -ite-. (1min)
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Talking Point - Coal seam gas mining and our waterways
Plans for coal seam gas mining across Australia are expanding rapidly, yet there are no national regulations in place and a lack of information as to the possible environmental impacts. Dr Stuart Khan, from UNSW's Water Research Centre, outlines the processes involved in coal seam gas mining and the subsequent implications for our groundwater. Watch the long version of this video: http://youtu.be/eCMMatLKF2Q
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Menu costs at work : restaurant prices and the introduction of the Euro
This paper on menu costs by Bart Hobijn, Federico Ravenna and Andrea Tambalotti was originally published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 121, August 2006. "Restaurant prices in the euro area increased dramatically after the introduction of the euro. We argue that this increase can be explained by a common model of menu cost pricing, extended to include the state-dependent decision of firms on when to adopt the new currency. Two mechanisms drive this result. First, firms concentrate
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De Open Font Library verzamelt lettertypes die Open Source zijn. Gebruik deze lettertypes geheel gratis en vrij van rechten om ze te verspreiden.


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Ruby-Throated Hummingbird--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Ruby Throated Hummingbird. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of this beautiful bird as it interacts in its natural environment. The most widespread of all hummingbird species, the ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) is a familiar inhabitant of Central and North America but is often only seen as a flash of green and red as it zips between flowers at remarkable speed. This is a great resource to help build background
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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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