Climate change in northwest China over the past millennium
Around half of the world’s population lives under the influence of the Asian monsoons. The sustainability of water resources, which is intimately tied up with future monsoon variability, is a critically-important issue in northwest China where development is taking place at the margins of agricultural productivity and towards the fringe of the landward penetration of summer monsoon rainfall. Understanding the likely future behaviour of the Asian monsoons is therefore critical for the people of
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Tom Woods: Champion of Libertarian Dissent

This weekend Tom Woods joins us to discuss his new book entitled Real Dissent: A Libertarian Sets Fire to the Index Card of Allowable Opinion.

Tom Woods is the bestselling author of several books; the creator of Liberty Classroom; host of the Tom Woods show; a frequent s
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The Great Crash of 2008: Causes, Consequences and the Future of the World Economic System [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Meghnad Desai | Lord Desai is an Indian-born British economist and Labour politician. He unsuccessfully stood for the Speaker in the British House of Lords in 2011, the first ever non-UK born candidate to do so. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in the Republic of India, in 2008. Starting as an economics lecturer at LSE, in 2003 he retired as Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Governance, which he had founded in 1992, and remains Prof
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Sea-level rise in a 4 degree world
Second presentation of the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
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The Cask of Amontillado - Rap Song
A fun rap about Edgar Allen Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado." You can watch the remix video or read the original short story by Poe. Many of Poe's best stories were his simplest, and "The Cask of Amontillado" is no exception. Imagine yourself for a moment in Fortunato's shoes: about to taste your favorite rare drink, instead you are buried alive in a wall. Wow. Flocab artist Dillon Maurer gets on the mic and sticks close to the original text to bring Poe's tale dramatically to life.  Lyrics
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"Woman to Child" Poem by Judith Wright
A photographic interpetation of Judith Wright's poem, "Woman to Child." The video is also set to music while the words of the poem cross the screen, with selected images.  (2:09)
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"Double Image" Poem by Judith Wright
A photographic interpretation of "Double Image" by Judith Wright accompanied by music ("The Finish Line" by Snow Patrol) and the words of the poem fading, too quickly, in and out.  (2:11)
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Robert Louis Stevenson - "Whole Duty of Children"
Presents a still photo of a young boy from the era,  accompanied by the reading of this short 4-line poem for which Stevenson is famous.
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Story Time | Poetry / Interpreting Figurative Language
Reading Comprehension | Listen to this poem about a child riding on a train written by RL Stevenson, a Scottish poet, over 100 years ago.
There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (01:47)

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Toot and Puddle: Trip to the Beach
This brief animated cartoon video shows book characters Toot and Puddle enjoying time at the beach.  Incomplete.   Prefaced and followed by advertisements.  (1:04)
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Weather Phenomenon - Halo with multiple Sun dogs
A halo (also known as a nimbus or Gloriole) is a ring of light that surrounds an object. Halos, also known as icebows, are optical phenomena There is no commentary, just music.
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Mentally ill woman beaten to death in Kabul
A woman suffering from mental illness is beaten to death, her body burned and then dumped in a river, for allegedly burning pages of Islam's holy Koran, Kabul media reported. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, fi
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Implications of resource management in La Parguera, Puerto Rico (The)
A recent rezoning of La Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico, as a tourist zone has resulted in an imbalance between development and appropriate resource management. Development associated with tourism is destroying the sub-tropical dry forest and adding pressure on the marine resources through increased boat traffic and marine structures. Declining water quality and benthic community health are two of the impacts seen in La Parguera associated with these land use changes. This study is three-fold. F
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2.10 The distribution of repeated measurements

As noted in the previous section, if the same quantity is measured repeatedly, the results will generally be scattered across a range of values. This is perhaps best illustrated using a real example. Table 2 shows 10 measurements of a quantity called the ‘unit cell constant’ for an industrial catalyst used in the refining of petrol; this is an important quantity which determines how well the catalyst works, and can be measured by X-ray diffraction techniques. Notice that the cell constant
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O’Reilly family gift to support new health science center
With an increasing need to care for an aging population, future health care professionals at Missouri State University will find state-of-the-art facilities at their disposal, thanks to a significant gift from the O’Reilly family. In recognition of the gift, the new facility will be named the O’Reilly Clinical Health Science Center.
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Coca-Cola: Job search and interview tips for new grads
The largest career event at McMaster University, hosted by the Student Success Centre, Career Fair 2014 offers a forum for you to meet face-to-face with employers and make career connections.
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4 degrees of global warming: regional patterns and timing
Second presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference.
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Image Resizer for Windows Explorer Shell Extension

Today's Windows Wednesday project is one that's a couple years old, but is a great tool for anyone who does any image/photo resizing (say like someone writing for a Coding4Fun blog ;)

This project by Brice Lambson is a Windows Explorer shell extension that besides what is does also provides a nice example of separating the extension from the primary work. In this case, the extension is C++ and the app itself is C#.

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Nude cyclists hit the streets in Mexico, Venezuela
Roughly one thousand protesters in Mexico City stripped down to the buff to speak out for cyclists' rights. Riders in Mexico City have to share the streets clogged with approximately 8 Million vehicles. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financ
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Clemson University Sign On Verification program
Clemson University students, faculty and staff soon will be asked to verify and update their contact information when they log onto the university network. Contact CCIT at 864-656-3494 or ITHelp@Clemson.edu
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