Analogue Microstructural Modeling at the University at Albany, SUNY
This site contains 15 time-lapse QuickTime movies that show the experimental deformation behavior of octachloropropane. This compound shows similar microstructures to those found in quartzite, and thus is a nice analog for the deformation of rocks. The movies illustrate cataclastic deformation, grain boundary opening, formation of subgrains, subgrain boundary formation and grain boundary migration, ribbon formation, grain growth at zero strain rate, and grain boundary migration during high tempe
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Vestavia Temple and Gardens, Birmingham, Alabama 1
This image is a colorized photograph of Vestavia, country home of Mr. Geo B. Ward, crest of Shades Mountain, Birmingham, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Vestavia is located on the crest of Shades Mountain about 6 miles from Birmingham, Alabama. It is the country home of George B. Ward and is a replica of the temple of Vesta at Rome. The building is 186 feet in circumference rising to a height of 70 feet, and its twenty columns are 9 feet each in circumference.
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Lunch Poems: Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee's collections of poems include The City in Which I Love You and Book of My Nights. In his poetry he explores a range of subjects, from his family's immigrant experiences to the haunting meditations of his most recent work. "His poems are made from his life with his life; his poems are earned. He dares to be simple. And he is surely among the finest young poets alive," writes the American Poetry Review. He lives in Illinois.
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Title: Kubachi ware bowl
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual A

Description: Kubachi ware bowl decorated in blue under a clear crackled glaze on both the interior and exterior.
The exterior is decorated with alternating framed floral and geometric panels beneath a floral border. The interior has a central floral pattern; the sides of the interior are decorated with flowers. The rim is chipped in several places and several cracks are visible down the sides of the bowl.

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Rights: Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner: OM

Title: tomb figure of an official
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for

Description: Hollow-moulded light buff earthenware figure of a standing civil official, made as a tomb figurine.
The man stands with a tablet for imperial petition held in both hands to his chest. He wears a tall hat and flowing robes tied at the waist over a tunic; the robes have very long, flowing sleeves into which his hands are tucked. The figure is glazed in sancai style except for the head, which is left unglazed. The robes are covered in an amber glaze with blue lapel and cuffs

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Rational Ignorance and Beyond (audio)

La sagesse collective : principes et mécanismes

Colloque des 22-23 mai 2008, organisé par l'Institut du Monde Contemporain du Collège de France, sous la direction du Professeur Jon Elster.

Intervention de Gerry Mackie, University of California, San Diego, 23 mai 2008

Economic theories declare that voters in a democracy are rationally ignorant (or worse, irrational) about politics, but that consumers possess perfect information about decisions in the market. C
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Wise International Decisions: The Bigger, the Wiser? (video)

La sagesse collective : principes et mécanismes

Colloque des 22-23 mai 2008, organisé par l'Institut du Monde Contemporain du Collège de France, sous la direction du Professeur Jon Elster.

Intervention de Ariel Colonomos, CNRS, CERI, 23 mai 2008

When he makes strategic choices, the Prince favors prudence. This is one of the basic conclusions of the realist school of international relations. Although this is highly debatable, classical realists consider that
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The Shortest Graduation Ceremony Ever -- Timelapse -- 2014 Commencement at CofC
Less than a week has passed since 2014 Spring Commencement. But if you're already feeling nostalgic and pressed for time, you can relive the entire event in less than three minutes through this time-lapse video. From dawn on commencement morning through the breakdown of the Cistern Yard stage, this fast-forward footage makes the whole production look easy. But make no mistake: the College's nationally unique and picturesque commencement is a colossal undertaking. Virtually every unit of ca
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Sara Patterson '14: Neuroscience Major and Track Superstar
As she prepares to graduate from Dickinson, Sara Patterson '14 is capping off one of the most successful track careers in school history. She set numerous records while running for the Red Devils. Now the neuroscience major has secured another major accomplishment: She's headed to a postbaccalaureate program at the National Institutes of Health.
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U of M working to help veterans with PTSD
Psychologist Brian Engdahl, Ph.D., of the University of Minnesota Brain Sciences Center, has been working with veterans and specifically researching PTSD for the past 30 years. Here he speaks about PTSD, how it impacts soldiers lives and about the promising studies University of Minnesota researchers are conducting that have great potential to help veterans recover.
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Water and Sound Experiment #2
In this water and sound experiment run the rubber hose down past the speaker so that the hose touches the speaker. Leave about 1 or 2 inches of the hose hanging past the bottom of the speaker. Secure the hose to the speaker with tape or whatever works best for you. The goal is to make sure the hose is touching the actual speaker so that when the speaker produces sound (vibrates) it will vibrate the hose. (2:17)
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Mauve Rayon Handkerchief
Mauve handkerchief with geometric design surrounded by pain mauve bands with cut-work design. Date: 1930 - 1939 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Beige Aquascutum Coat
Beige wool coat with gilt buttons. Maker: Aquascutum. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Next Brushed Cotton Pyjama Bottoms
Brushed cotton pyjama bottoms (part of a set) with love heart designs. Maker: Next. Date: 2007 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Lamp Socket
Lamp socket. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Two-tone Blue Striped Rugby Shirt
Rugby shirt in two-tone blue stripes with ehite number 9 to LH breast and back. Zip front.. Maker: Burtons. Date: 2002 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Brown Smocked Floral Print Maxi Dress
Brown smocked floral print maxi dress. Bound round neck, long sleeves gathered at wrists, bodice smacked to waist. Patterned in stylised orange and fawn sprigged flowers. Long zip to centre back. Date: 1970 - 1975 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Chadwicks Mending Thread
Card of Chadwick's mending thread; small amount of natural coloured thread remaining. Label:A product of J and P Coates Ltd Made in Great Britain Price 13p handwritten on reverse side. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Unigate Milk Bottle
Ordinary glass milk bottle with dairy's name and other information in moulded lettering and advertising 'Ty Phoo Fresh Brew tea bags' printed in green, white and red. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Light Green Hugo Mann Shirt
Light green shirt with long sleeves that have a button at the cuff. a frill detail at neck and down the front of the shirt.. Maker: Hugo Mann - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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