Diego Velázquez - San Antonio Abad y San Pablo Ermitaño
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Esta es una de las pocas obras religiosas que realizó Velázquez a lo
largo de su carrera. Su destino sería una de las numerosas ermitas que había en el Jardín del Buen Retiro, probablemente la de San Pablo, por lo que se suele fechar hacia 1633.Cuenta la historia de la visita de San Antonio Abad a San Pablo, el primer ermitaño. (2:17)
Science Bulletins: Full Gene Set Decoded for Three More People
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C-Suite Conversation Featuring Gail Letts
Gail Letts, President/CEO, Central Virginia Region at SunTrust speaks with Associate Dean Richard Coughlan about her professional experience.
Butterfly Attacks Spider! Slow Motion Action
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Pleiades - Venus Conjunction timelapse Star Trails
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Real Angry Birds! Slow Motion Allen's Hummingbirds--Fights and Bites
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MIT 2012 Commencement Address
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Jason Zander Unplugged | TechEd Europe 2012 A different kind of session, driven by attendees, built in real time. Visual Studio VP Jason Zander "hosts" the session. Unplugged sessions are a very nice approach to interactive learning. Tune in.
A different kind of session, driven by attendees, built in real time. Visual Studio VP Jason Zander "hosts" the session. Unplugged sessions are a very nice approach to interactive learning. Tune in.
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Windows Azure Web Sites is a simple and powerful hosting platform that allows developers to easily build and rapidly deploy web applications on Windows Azure using their favorite languages, frameworks, and tools. . In this session you will learn how to use this new technology to build, deploy, and run everything from classic ASP sites to modern ASP.NET MVC 4 web applications using both new and familiar tools including Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2012, and WebMatrix.
Harry Belafonte: King 'Had a Tic'
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Partial (80%+) Solar Eclipse Timelapse May 20 2012
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Profiles In Courage 2011
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Attitude in het labo : Rollenspel Deze bijdrage leert leerlingen (studenten) een standpunt innemen tegenover situaties die zich kunnen voordoen tijdens labo-werk. Het eigenlijke doel van dit stellingenspel is dat de leerling gepast ageert in een situatie en de …
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Children's Musical - Mexican Hat Dance on
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Catholic Mass - 7/15/2012 (Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
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Urban and Regional Planning -- Graduate Certificate Program at the College of Charleston
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