Underneath the Mountains
These lecture notes discuss the role of buoyancy, flexure, and erosion in the earth's topography and the lifetime of mountain ranges. It recalls Pascal's law that pressure of a material overlying a fluid is equal everywhere at a given depth and Archimedes' principle that a body in a fluid is buoyed up with a force equal to the weight (mass x volume) of the displaced fluid. Continents are buoyant crust floating on denser mantle, so a 4 km high mountain range must have a 20 km deep root. According
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Alumni Profile: Michael Perlman MSc03(1970), Deputy Chairman, Grupo Ibmec Educacional
Michael Perlman MSc03 (1970) reflects on his career and time at the School.

Giant Sauropod Dinosaurs | Dispersant Effects on the Gulf
How did the largest of all land animals, the sauropod dinosaurs, get that huge and stay that huge? What are the long term effects of the chemical dispersant used in the Gulf oil spill?
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Introduction to Assertiveness - Mini Lecture
A mini-lecture introducing you to assertiveness. The lecture will look at three different types of behaviour, they are passive, aggressive and assertive and will explore why people behave in these ways. It will also look at some of the misunderstandings surrounding assertive behaviour.
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Dept Seminar: Forms of detachment and ethical regard
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Dept Seminar: Dance culture and its dislocation
In this Anthropology Dept seminar (3 December 2010) Dr Felicia Hughes-Freeland (University of Swansea) discusses the relationship between cyberspace and dance.
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People Power and the End of the Cold War
Was the end of the Cold War a victory for power politics, or for people power? Twenty years after the opening of the Berlin Wall, debate continues about what factors sealed the fate of the Soviet system in eastern and central Europe, and eventually in the Soviet Union itself. Non-violent popular movements -- especially in Poland, East Germany and Czechoslovakia -- played a significant part in the events. How did they relate to other forms of power, and what was their effect on the shaping of the
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Orchestra of the Midland Adelphi Hotel 1914 BL22620

MIDLAND ADELPHI HOTEL, Liverpool. Interior view. Group portrait of the hotel orchestra. The hotel was re-opened in 1914 after partial rebuilding and refurbishment in the Neo-Classical style. Close to Lime Street Railway Station the Adelphi remains open today. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in 1914.


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[Eat People: Unapologetic Rules for Entrepreneurial Success • By Andy Kessler • Penguin, 2011 • 256 pages]

Eat People and Other Unapologetic Rules for Game-Changing Entrepreneurs

The big-box book business has begun to crumble with the bankruptcy filing of book-selling behemoth Borders. The Chapter 11 filing indicates the company is l
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The American Novel Since 1945
In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present. The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the novel in this period, focusing on the relationship between writers and readers, the conditions of publishing, innovations in the novel's form, fiction's engagement with history, and the changing place of literature in American culture. The reading list includes works by Richard Wright, Flannery O'Connor, Vladimir Nabokov, Jack Keroua
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"City of Louisville" near Madison, Indiana
The ship was built in 1894, in Jeffersonville, Indiana by the Howard Company. It was 301 feet long and 42.7 feet wide x 7 feet deep. It was built for the Louisville-Cincinnati trade and had 72 staterooms. In April, 1894, she completed a record run from Louisville to Cincinnati of 9 hours and 42 minutes. She was lost in ice in Cincinnati in January, 1918.
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"A.L. Mason" at the Madison Marine Ways
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Creative Commons Infographic
This is a high resolution infographic detailing the basics of Creative Commons licenses it explains the 4 main terms of these licenses and maps the licenses from the most accommodating to the most restrictive While this poster is licensed under a Creative Commons Non Commercial Share Alike license Non Commercial as it pertains to this infographic is meant to exclude instances of cost recovery and use by notforprofits
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Venetian Night, Winona Lake, Indiana
The grounds are decorated for a party.
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Construction on the Guaranty Building
Despite early designs of a twelve-story building, the Guaranty was completed with nine stories and complied with the height ordinance for buildings on the Circle. It was the first building of its type on the Circle. [1922],Appears in Destination Indiana 23
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Bedding Display in Block's Department Store, 1951
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Money and Health: The Tie and What Policy can do to Untie them - Barbara Wolfe
In this lecture, Professor Wolfe will examine the relationship between income and health in the US and in Australia. In both nations, negative health behaviours are concentrated among the less educated and low income earners. Data from both nations show a clear income gradient of health posing the question of whether more income is tied to better health or is better health tied to more income. Professor Wolfe will then offer her views on the some possible interventions to address the problem and
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CO 1069-37

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Description: Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to the Gold Coast Colony 1925

Location: Ghana

Date: 1925

Our Catalo
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Libya's new premier takes office amid strife
Libyan prime minister Ahmed Maiteeq denounces clashes between militant Islamists and army forces which killed around 20 people. Sarah Toms 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 o
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