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2.4.6 Documents

Various texts survive from the ancient world that don't fit into any of the categories above. Most of them are categorised as ‘documentary’. These can be parts of archives, or public commemorations such as tombstones, or inventories, or even shopping lists. Unsurprisingly, the vast majority of such material is now lost (after all, even today, a shopping list and many company and government records have a lower hope of long-term survival than a novel). Nonetheless, some of them have surviv
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Jordan Peterson on Slaying the Dragon Within Us
Jordan Peterson on Slaying the Dragon Within Us. Peterson, a University of Toronto professor of psychology, talks about fear of the unknown and fear of dealing with problems.
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Hepworth - Winged Figure DP183019

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John Lewis Departmant Store, Oxford Street, Marylebone, Greater London. Barbara Hepworth sculpture "Winged Figure" mounted on Holles Street elevation. Photographed by Chris Redgrave in 2015.
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Introduction

Energy from sources other than fossil or nuclear fuels is to a large extent free of the concerns about environmental effects and renewability that characterise those two sources. Each alternative source supplies energy continually, whether or not we use it. Many alternative sources of energy have been used in simple ways for millennia, e.g. wind and water mills, sails, wood burning – but only in the last two centuries has their potential begun to be exploited on an industrial scale. Except
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Mental Abstraction and Associations
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5.3 How devolution in Scotland differs from devolution in Wales

Devolution for Wales, rejected by the Welsh in a 1979 referendum, was also part of the constitutional reform package of the Labour government. However, in September 1997, the Welsh voted for the establishment of a National Assembly for Wales. The referendum result in favour was far narrower than in Scotland. On a 50.3 per cent turn-out in Wales, only 50.6 per cent voted in favour, indicating a far less entrenched sense of political identity and difference from the rest of the UK on the part o
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OE Global 2018 conference in Delft, Netherlands
We are exited to announce the annual OE Global conference will be hosted by TU Delft and the Open Education Consortium from April 24-26 2018, at TU Delft, Netherlands. The main theme will be transforming Education through Open Approaches. The call for proposals is now open. The Open Education Global Conference is where the world meets […]
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Developing a Tangible User Interface for Parametric and BIM Applications Using Physical Computing Sy
This paper discusses the development of an interactive and a responsive Tangible User-Interface (TUI) for parametric and Building Information Modeling (BIM) applications. The prototypes presented in this paper utilizes physical computing systems to establish a flexible and intuitive method to engage digital design processes.The prototypes are hybrid UIs that consist of a digital modeling tool and an artifact. The artifact consists of a control system (sensors, actuators, and microcontrollers) an
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The History of Valentine's Day
This professional video explores the history and legends surrounding Valentine's Day. The presenter explains the legend of St. Valentine. The end of the video consists of impromptu interviews of customers at a greeting card store.  (03:59)
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Genesis Chapter 48 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Genesis, Chapter 48, from the New International Version of the Bible.  Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects.  No moving images.
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Between The Lions: Library A-Z
Song using the alphabet
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2.4.1 Estuarine species

Nutrient runoff from the land is a major source of nutrients in estuarine habitats. Shallow-water estuaries are some of the most nutrient-rich ecosystems on Earth, due to coastal development and the effects of urbanization on nutrient runoff. Figure 2.19 shows some typical nitrogen pathways. Nitrogen loadings in rainfall are typically assimilated by plants or denitrified, but septic tanks tend to add nitrogen below the reach of plant roots, and if situated near the coast or rivers can lead to
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Climb and Descent - Lesson 7
This NASA video segment explores how Newton's laws apply to the takeoff of an airplane. Viewers watch an instructor and engineer at NASA's National Test Pilot School and learn that there are four opposing forces on an airplane, that takeoff is the point at which the lift just starts to offset the weight, and that the distance needed for takeoff can be calculated using an equation derived from Newton's second law. The video clip also discusses the extra drag force created by the rolling friction
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the February 6th 2016 edition
This week: North Korea tests the world’s patience, HSBC has an identity crisis (again) and Algeria’s president remains absent
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4.2 An introduction to the Board of Trade photographs

It is important to bear in mind that these shots show the bridge remains in the state they were in just after the accident, and are almost exactly what the investigators would have seen when they inspected the bridge (see Input 8, linked below).

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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Health and Social Care. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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