That's one expensive selfie!
Two American tourists caught scratching their initials into the walls of Rome's colosseum before taking a selfie could face hefty fines. Deborah Lutterbeck 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, financial, national, and internati
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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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How Regular Verbs Are Pronounced in the Past Tense
This video shows how to pronounce regular verbs in the past tense in English. Examples of words are cook, stop, miss, rub, buzz, want, need (2:36).
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Students at Texas A&M Design Portable Ebola Treatment Centers
Students at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture have designed portable Ebola treatment centers. The movable modules can be dismantled and stored at transportation hubs for quick assembly when needed and could be crucial in fighting Ebola at the site of infection. http://tamutimes.tamu.edu/2014/11/18/texas-am-a-major-center-for-coping-with-ebola-problems-policy-and-procedures/#.VGun7Mn7hpQ
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Deadlock in Parliament as protesters beat drums for change in Ukraine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Anti-government demonstrations continue in Kiev, as lawmakers hit a stalemate in Parliament in an effort to work on constitution bill. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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, financial, national, and international news. For
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10.302 Transport Processes (MIT)
Principles of heat and mass transfer. Steady and transient conduction and diffusion. Radiative heat transfer. Convective transport of heat and mass in both laminar and turbulent flows. Emphasis on the development of a physical understanding of the underlying phenomena and upon the ability to solve real heat and mass transfer problems of engineering significance.
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Petroleum Engineering Building Officially Opens at Texas Tech with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
The Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering celebrated the completion of its new $22.8 million research facility. The Terry Fuller Petroleum Engineering Research Building is named for Texas Tech graduates and lead benefactors, Terry and Linda Fuller.
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May the Force Be With You: Weight
The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the relationship between the mass and the weight of an object. Students will study the properties of common materials and why airplanes use specific materials.
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Spanish cave explorer rescued
Spanish cave explorer rescued after being trapped in an underground cave for 12 days. Julie Noce 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, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its r
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Eliminating Nuclear Weapons
The Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP on how, in the 21st century, nuclear weapons pose a greater danger than ever before and their possession is less necessary. The time has come to forge agreement on a process of multilateral disarmament. Achieving an end-state of "zero" has emerged as an important policy goal for a number of 21st Century challenges. The most prominent example is the "Global Zero" campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons. Yet, in a century of globalization, when the life of every ind
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Watching evolution in action
Watching evolution in action: Using ancient DNA to study climate change, meteorites, and mass extinctions.
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The Holocaust
This unit explores the Holocaust, as the destruction of European Jewry is commonly known. The mass killing represented by the Holocaust raises many questions concerning the development of European civilisation during the twentieth century. This unit, therefore, covers essential ground if you wish to understand this development.
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An introduction to Geoscience
Using Isotope geochemistry to understand the origins of planets and the present day natural behaviour of the Earth. Isotope geochemistry - utilising mass spectrometry to measure small natural variations in atomic abundance.
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WWI - From Causes to US intervention
This slide presentation shows the main events in WWI, from causes to the moment the USA joined the war. There is reference to Main causes, US involvement, sinking of the Lusitania, Zimmerman Letter, submarine warfare, weapons of the war, etc.  (Slides and text only. No narration.)

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Vowel harmony and pronunciation practice
Vowel harmony and pronunciation practice.
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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3.6.1 Identifying the pregnacy

Our description of the developing embryo has, so to speak, detached it from its mother. But we should remember that on the other end of the placenta is a woman whose reaction to her pregnancy may lie almost anywhere in the scale of human emotion, and whose behaviour during her pregnancy will have an enormous effect on its outcome. This section attempts to look at the pregnancy from the mother's point of view. Of course, it cannot possibly be applicable to all women in all pregna
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Mass Spec Primer
This website developed by Waters Corporation provides a brief primer on mass spectrometry which includes information on instrumentation, a discussion of mass accuracy, resolution, and LC-MS. As such the site should be a valuable resource for both students and faculty.
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Winning hearts and minds: The power of a well-told story
Social entrepreneurs have to do more than present compelling solutions. They need to change long-standing beliefs in favour of new ways of thinking and being. This session will look at different ways that film and media can take positive messages to mass audiences with the goal of influencing strongly-held attitudes and behaviours. Speakers will offer expertise, case studies and lessons learned regarding how popular culture and a well-told story can accelerate social transformation.
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Nuclear Warfare
Nuclear Warfare (STV 20461) provides an overview of a broad range of topics regarding nuclear weapons. Although the emphasis is on nuclear weapons, we will consider other weapons of mass destruction, particularly in the context of the threat due to terrorism and rogue states. The goal is to be informed of the background history and technical issues so as to know how best to deal with them in the future.
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