Re-Evaluation and Recommendations for Redesign of the World Trade Center : Final Report
After the collapse of the World Trade Center, Towers 1 and 2, several questions were raised about the fire protection, egress and emergency evacuation systems. Full engineering services were provided to analyze the design of these systems to investigate what improvements can be made to keep the buildings standing longer, which could have saved more lives. Towers 1 and 2 each has a building footprint of an acre, stood 110 stories tall, housed 50,000 employees and an additional 26,000 visitors da
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Presentation of Kyrgyz Book
Along with a Kyrgyz delegation, Muratbek Imanaliev presented his latest book on Kyrgyzstan to Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. Speaker Biography: Muratbek Imanaliev is a professor at American University in Central Asia (AUCA). He was the Kyrgyz Foreign Minister in 1991-1992 and 1997-2002 and served as Kyrgyz Ambassador in China in 1993-1996. Imanaliev is the head of the public commission for foreign policy under Foreign Affairs Ministry of the republic and one of the leading foreign
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This unit is about rights and rights claims, and the idea of implementing justice in the international sphere based on the concept of rights. It is agreed by most people that ‘rights are a good thing’ and in many respects they are. However, this unit deliberately takes a critical view. It seeks to examine closely why rights are a good thing and highlights some of the problems associated with rights. In this way, we hope that the sense in which rights are still, ultimately, ‘a good thing
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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Math Shorts Episode 8 - Slicing Three Dimensional Figures
This two-minute Math Shorts episode helps students understand the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing solid three-dimensional figures. The video demonstrates this using cylinders and right rectangular pyramids as the three-dimensional figures.

Please visit the PBS Learning Media library (pbslearningmedia.org/resource/muen-math­-g-slicing-3d-figures/slicing-three-dime­nsional-figures/) to access the supplementary learning materials included with this video.


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RIM profits plunge 47 percent
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Java1642 The Essence of OOP using Java, Nested Top-Level Classes
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Baldwin explains nested top-level classes, and illustrates a very useful polymorphic structure where nested classes extend the enclosing class and override methods declared in the enclosing class.

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Acclaimed artist Jim Dine donates collection to Museum of Art/WSU
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University's Museum of Art announced today that it received an unprecedented gift of more than 200 fine art prints from internationally acclaimed artist Jim Dine. The gift—valued at nearly $2 million—creates the largest permanent collection of Dine prints at a university in the world. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/2014/06/10/acclaimed-artist-jim-dine-donates-collection-to-museum-of-artwsu/#.U5aOg5RdUto
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Your next activity is to watch a video on houses of the Roman élite. The video presents houses from different parts of the empire.

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From Talking Leaves to Pixels: Cherokee, a Case Study
The Cherokee syllabary has a unique history among the world's writing systems. It evolved from handwritten forms to the printing press to typewriters all the way to text messaging. The Cherokees' adoption of technology has led to productive partnerships with the technology industry, including Google. This talk reviews the evolution of the syllabary & how technology had helped revitalize a Native American language.
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392 The Strand, London. An engraving dated 1820 showing the elevation of 392 Strand, premises of Urling's Lace. The engraving was produced as an advertisement for G F Urling and Company, announcing a forthcoming change of address and featuring samples of real lace and cotton thread decorating the shop-front window. The engraving indicates that the business formerly oper
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Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe An Egyptian court sentences to death nearly 700 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and its leader, intensifying a crackdown on the movement that could trigger political violence ahead of elections. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provid
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This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
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