Money talks: October 24th 2011
This week we focus on the crisis in Europe, after the weekend's summit yielded little more than a plan to meet again on Wednesday
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Avalanche Dogs: Jason O'neill
Meet Jason O'Neill and learn how avalanche rescue dogs work their magic. (1:48)
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17th Street Canal
Explore visits the Ninth Ward district of New Orleans, where in August 2005 rising waters blasted through a levee in the 17th Street canal. Approximately 2,000 people were killed and $84 billion of damages were incurred. (5:20)
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Calligraphy Master
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity often works against it. (4:28)
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5 Great Halloween Teaching Ideas

Halloween Creative Writing Project

Students practice writing creatively from the pumpkin’s point of view and build on creative writing skills.

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Scenes from Trojan Women: A Love Story
Trojan Women: A Love Story. Directed by Dorothy Holland, choreography by Matthew Thornton, lighting design by Maja White, costumes by Thom Hayer and set design by Reed West.
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BIO190 Sessio 8 Fall 2011
BIO190 Marine Live Session Eight 11/1/11 Sarah Swain Guest: Stacey Koupal
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Optimism drives stocks higher
Oct. 26 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street lifted by encouraging earnings and economic news; New optimism from euro debt summit; Former Goldman Sachs director charged in insider trading case. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)
Focusing primarily on the period since 1500, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the historical roots of the current environmental crisis.
Author(s): Ritvo, Harriet

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How to revive an old space probe


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Blended Learning at Otis: The Student Experience
Otis Students talk about the benefits of Blended Learning classes. They share what they like best, especially how they can manage their own time between meetings in person, as well as having online discussions with questions, prompts, or critiques between each other and faculty. www.otis.edu/teaching-learning-center
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Station Commander Congratulates New Flight Directors
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum congratulates Judd Frieling, Tomas Gonzalez-Torres and Greg Whitney on being selected as NASA's newest flight directors. They will join a select group of human spaceflight leaders in the Christopher C. Kraft Jr. Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. More info: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/news/fltdir2011.html
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Groupon IPO no bargain for investors: Morningstar analyst
Oct. 28 - Morningstar analyst Rick Summer discusses why he thinks buying into the Groupon IPO is a bad bet for investors.
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Parrot rises from the rubble, reviving hope
Oct. 28 - Rescue workers pull a live parrot from rubble 110 hours after a deadly quake hit Turkey, and name him 'Hope'. Jane Ross reports.
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Delamination cracks in h-BN particles.
h-BN particles were subjected to compressive stress in the (0001) planes (within a silicon nitride particulate-reinforced silicon carbide composite). The occurrence of BN inclusions results from the introduction of colloidal BN into the hot isostatic pressing process. They are formed from B2O3 present as a thin surface film on the BN particles in the barrier layer. B2O3 will be molten during the pressing process and will diffuse rapidly into the powder compact and react with Si3N4 to form BN. Su
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K-pop concert rocks Seoul
Dec. 2 - South Korea's top K-pop acts perform at Korea University. Alicia Powell reports.
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Introduction to Biology, Fall 2001
Cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, and an exploration into current research in cancer, genomics, and molecular medicine.
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Cecil Murray: What Matters to Me and Why
Reverend Cecil "Chip" Murray, holder of USC's John R. Tansey Chair in Christian Ethics and a senior fellow at the university's Center for Religion and Civic Culure, discussed the topic of "What Matters to Me and Why" on Sept. 7, 2011. Rev. Murray also directs the Passing the Mantle program at USC, which trains up-and-coming black ministers in community development. For 27 years, he headed one of Los Angeles' most visible churches, the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church, which grew
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Breakthrough in production of flood tolerant plants
Crop scientists at The University of Nottingham, in collaboration with experts at the University of California, Riverside, have made a discovery that could lead to the production of high-yielding, flood-tolerant crops.
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