Cold War: Iron Curtain - part 5/5
1945 - 1947 The Soviet Union dominates Eastern Europe. Churchill warns of the consequences. Stalin insists that the governments of the Soviet Unions client states be procommunist. Impoverished after the war, Great Britain opts out as a world power. The U.S. assumes the mantle of world leadership.
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Korean War Build-Up
The Korean people and landscape were devastated by the extreme cruelty of the Japanese military during World War II. At the conclusion of the war, Japanese forces surrendered to both the U.S. and the Soviet Union in Korea. The surrendered left the USSR in control of the territory north of the 38th parallel and the U.S. in control of the territory to the south of the 38th parallel. Although the U.S. and the Soviet Union proclaimed to seek a unified Korea, both countries retained a sizable militar
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Learn Basic Computer Skills : Copying Files in Microsoft Windows
Copying files in Windows XP is a basic skill you'll need to know to master this operating system. English subtitles at bottom of screen.

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Bio: Ross Safronoff started using a two piece VHS camera system, and then progressed to a 8mm camcorder, then Hi-8, followed by a mini-DV, and finally a Digital8.
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Learn Basic Computer Skills : Deleting Files in Microsoft Windows
Deleting files in Windows XP is a basic skill you'll need to know to master this operating system. (01:30) English transcript of the narration at the bottom.

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Learn Basic Computer Skills : Renaming Files in Microsoft Windows
Renaming files in Windows XP is a basic skill you'll need to know. This video is just a little over a minute long and features a transcript of the narration at the bottom of the screen.
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Learn Basic Computer Skills : Finding Recent Documents in Microsoft Windows
Finding recent documents is easy in Microsoft Windows XP, get a tutorial of this operating system in this video. (01:42)

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Learn Basic Computer Skills : Finding a Lost File in Microsoft Windows
Finding a lost file in Windows XP is a basic skill you'll need to know to master this operating system. Find out how to recover a filel in this video. (02:23)

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Building applications that are responsive and can exploit parallel hardware poses an important challenge. In particular, enabling applications to execute various tasks in parallel can be difficult if those tasks exhibit read and write conflicts. Revisions are forked and joined much like asynchronous tasks. However, rather than accessing global shared data directly (and thereby risking data races or atomicity violations), all revisions execu
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Facts About the Pyramids of Egypt
The pyramids of Egypt were built originally as tombs for Pharaohs, but no one is sure exactly how they were built. Learn more about these wonders of the world with answers from an experienced history teacher. (1:19)
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Robert Taylor: Network Visionary
[Recorded May 13, 2010] Bob Taylor planned to be a Methodist minister like his father. Instead, he became an evangelist for an idea that changed the world: easy-to-use computers that talk to each other. "I was never interested in the computer as a mathematical device, but as a communication device," Taylor said. Taylor's interests -- and his genius for getting them funded -- helped develop computer networking, the personal computer, and many of the other technologies that drove the global comput
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Authors@Google: Dr. Condoleezza Rice
Dr. Condoleezza Rice visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her memoir "Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family." This event took place on October 20, 2010, as a part of the Authors@Google series. As comfortable describing lighthearted family moments as she is recalling the poignancy of her mother's cancer battle and the heady challenge of going toe-to-toe with Soviet leaders, Rice holds nothing back in this remarkably candid telling. This is the story of Condoleez
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Exploring the migration of patient classification systems worldwide
It has been called the most significant innovation in US medical financing since the Second World War. Introduced in 1983, the Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) system for classifying patients gave healthcare providers and payers a tool to manage patient care and slow the rising cost of health care. Since then, DRGs, or patient classification systems (PCSs) as they are known outside the US, have caught the attention of health care policymakers around the world.


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Biography: Mikhail Gorbachev: a Man Who Changed the World
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Physical Education, Teaching Juggling Skills
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He also touches on some of the myths about nanotechnology as well as some of the real dangers of Nanotechnology and the steps governments are taking to regulate it.
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Educomics - Using digital comics in the classroom

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