The Pattern of the Past in North Africa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr James McDougall | South Asia, China, Europe, North America, sub-Saharan Africa: most major world regions have histories that can be clearly characterised. The Maghrib, despite being perhaps historically the first region to be provided with a model of historical development (by Ibn Khaldun), remains to a large degree unidentifiable with its own distinctive 'pattern of the past'. This may be changing as scholarship focuses more on global, cross-regional, and interactive histories i
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11.164 Human Rights: At Home and Abroad (MIT)
This course provides a rigorous and critical introduction to the foundation, structure and operation of the international human rights movement, as it has evolved through the years and as it impacts the United States. The course introduces students to the key theoretical debates in the field including the historical origin and character of the modern idea of human rights, the debate between universality and cultural relativism, between civil and human rights, between individual and community, an
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Parts of Speech Song
This is a song about parts of speech that is sung to the tune of a famous pop rock song.  It is a non-professional production and the lighting is dark. These are some of the lyrics to the song:
Adverbs win, pronouns lose
Verbs were born to sing the blues
Oh, the sentence never ends,
It goes on and on and on and on.
Adverb clauses, being used incorrectly,
Their subjects, searching for a verb.
Colon issues, places other than your body.
Use them,

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The Yes Men, Poet Martin Espada, and a Tribute to Sekou Sundiata
The Yes Men - aka Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum - who discovered that pranks could get press attention to important issues that would otherwise be ignored. Also on the program, renowned poet Martin Espada speaks about his love of language and the human need for poetry as he reflects on how heritage and immigration, and violence and war, have influenced his work.
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So, how does it feel to win?
Ashani Lewis (winner of the 2016 Christopher Tower Poetry competition) talks to one of the judges, Katherine Rundell, about how it feels to have won first prize.
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Babbage: From headers to footies
Brain scans of American footballers reveal the darker side of contact sports and a new study on social media uncovers why we take selfies
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New Greek and Roman Galleries
New Greek and Roman Galleries

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Vilayanur Ramachandran: A journey to the center of your mind

"Vilayanur Ramachandran explores how brain damage can reveal the connection between the internal structures of the brain and the corresponding functions of the mind."

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En esta asignatura se introducen los conceptos básicos de la organización de datos en soporte secundario. Se estudiarán las organizaciones base y auxiliares más extendidas, haciendo hincapié en la importancia de su elección para el buen rendimiento de los Sistemas de Información. El aprendizaje de asociaciones de archivos se apoyará en el modelo jerárquico. El conocimiento que se pretende alcanzar es fundamental para la administración de Bases de Datos en su esquema interno.
Author(s): Francisco Javier Calle,Dolores Cuadra

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《獨特的視野——羅聘的藝術世界》 [Chinese]
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1.6.1 Introduction

The process of keeping up-to-date in your chosen subject area is useful for your studies and afterwards, for your own personal satisfaction, or perhaps in your career as part of your continuing professional development.

There are a great many tools available that make it quite easy to keep yourself up to date. You can set them up so that the information comes to you, rather than you having to go out on the web looking for it. Over the next few pages, you will be experimenting with some
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Special Exhibition: Pablo Bronstein at the Met
Special Exhibition: <em>Pablo Bronstein at the Met</em>

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New Acquisition: Messerschmidt's A Hypocrite and Slanderer
New Acquisition: Messerschmidt's <em>A Hypocrite and Slanderer</em>

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Creating a Learning Society [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Joseph E Stiglitz, Professor Amartya Sen | Joseph E Stiglitz was chief economist at the World Bank until January 2000. He is currently University Professor at Columbia University and won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001. Amartya Sen teaches economics and philosophy at Harvard University, and was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, until 2004. He won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1998. Professor Sen is an honorary fellow of LSE. This event is supported by LSE's Dep
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Finding Patterns
In this interactive game, students must identify patterns in pictures.  Students become pattern detectives and find the patterns.  The lesson is available in text only or text with audio for non-readers.   
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Donald Duck in MathMagic Land (Part 3 of 3) | Walt Disney Pictures
The first part of this animated video shows how math aids in making pool shots, then the video focuses on other ways math is used in our world. (09:12)
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Arkansas State Flag and Arkansas State Song
Five Star Flags brings you the flag of Arkansas seen waving against a blue sky. The flag has a diamond on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined. The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War. The other
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Paper Heart Garland: Cut Paper-Step 2
This is step 2 for making a paper heart garland.  This step explains how to draw a half heart on the folded paper and cut around it.

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CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Artists Famous Quotes
This is an artistically creative video showcasing different kinds of art along with quotes by well known artists. Small cameos of the artist's work are shown with their quotes. (2:30)
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