Self-fuelled liquid metal motor
Full story: http://bit.ly/1NOfwb3 A metal alloy that powers its own movement and deforms to get through tight spots could let us to build a Terminator 2 style robot (minus homicidal tendencies)
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The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
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University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Social enterprise and hybridity in housing organisations in Europe [VO] / Darinka Czischke

Social enterprise and hybridity in housing organisations in Europe [version anglaise] / Darinka Czischke. In "Mixité : an urban and housing issue? Mixing people, housing and activities as urban challenge of the future", 23ème colloque international de l'European Network for Housing Research (ENHR), organisé par le Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Solidarités, Sociétés, Territoires (LISST) à l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, 5-8 juillet 2011.
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5.2 Free verse

Although we can't make rules about what constitutes a poem, we can see that even when writing free verse, where lines and line-breaks may be irregular, form is still important. Free verse still makes use of technical effects: rhythms, grammatical structures, sound effects, etc. Also, it invariably still makes grammatical sense. Free verse, with its infinite elasticity, can recreate form anew in each poem, inventing a one-off organising principle which explains that particular poem.


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4.8 Gender and difference

The discussion above referred to some of the stereotypes about the ways in which men and women supposedly communicate and interact with each other. For example, there is a view that in meetings men tend to talk in a supposedly rational way, while women's talk is associated more with feelings and emotions. It was also suggested that male workers are more likely to be intimidating or overwhelming in their relationships with service users and, by implication, that female workers might be less in
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International index to black periodicals
'International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text' is an electronic database that provides access to citations and abstracts from scholarly journals and newsletters published in the United States, Africa and the Caribbean, as well as 'full-text coverage of core Black Studies periodicals'. Access is granted to all interested institutions and individuals on the basis of an annual subscription fee. The index covers a wide variety of humanities and social sciences subjects, including visual arts,
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No More Cake and Eat it: making a Brexit deal for workers [Audio]
Speaker(s): Frances O'Grady | While the general election result left the Prime Minister significantly weakened, publically the government has stuck to its Brexit negotiating red lines set out in her Lancaster House speech. As the clock ticks on talks, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady argues that it’s time for the government to level with the British public on the realistic trades and compromises that will be needed to reach a new deal with the EU. The TUC is lobbying hard on both sides
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Ni-Superalloy, heat treated above gamma-prime solvus
This micrograph shows a high magnification image of The morphology of γ' is discernible as grey 'blocky' precipitates, approximately 2μm in diameter. The small white particles present, due to their atomic contrast visible in back-scattered mode, are discernable as MC carbides. View schematic diagram of γ' microstructure
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Humbling the arrogant
The global credit crisis nearly destroyed the world's banking systems. Back then the "arrogant" bankers gambled with our money, now a new investment ethos means the "humble" will succeed.
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New DMC Title V Career Resource Center, Career Kiosk and STEM Center
The “gift” of new East Campus facilities comes from Del Mar College’s Title V Program. The College invested $348,034 to provide students with its Career Resource Center and Career Kiosk in the Harvin Student Center and the STEM Center in the Coles Classroom Building.
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Migrants arrive in Italy hours before EU leaders meet
Migrants arrive in Catania, Italy on the same day European Union leaders meet to discuss how to handle the influx of people seeking asylum. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
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Contractwerk : Herhalingsoefeningen tweede leerjaar
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Dit contractwerk is handig te gebruiken in het begin van het derde leerjaar.  Het omvat zowel taal als rekenen. 

Volgende onderwerpen komen aan bod:

  • getalbegrip (honderdveld);
  • hoofdrekenen (optellen, vermenigvuldigen, ...);

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Montreal: one of the best student cities in the world
http://concordia.ca/news Montreal is once again one of the 10 best cities in the world for students, according to the latest international rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). This year, the city moved up the list from number nine to number eight, behind Paris, Melbourne, London, Sydney, Hong Kong, Boston and Tokyo. The annual Best Student Cities list put Montreal in the top Canadian spot for the third time in a row. It is one of the top two student cities in North America, second only to Bost
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21H.580 From the Silk Road to the Great Game: China, Russia, and Central Eurasia (MIT)
This subject examines interactions across the Eurasian continent between Russians, Chinese, Mongolian nomads, and Turkic oasis dwellers during the last millennium and a half. As empires rose and fell, religions, trade, and war flowed back and forth continuously across this vast space. Today, the fall of the Soviet Union and China's reforms have opened up new opportunities for cultural interaction.
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The Battle of Gettysburg - Part 7
This Battle of Gettysburg had more casualties than any other Civil War battle. This video is suitable for older middle school and high school students. Scenes of re-enactment with commentary and music.
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Collective behaviors in embryonic development, regeneration, and asexual reproduction

Eva-Maria Schoetz - Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University

Recorded on 2/22(?)/12


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Thousands of balloons set free to mark 25th anniversary of Berlin Wall
Thousands of helium balloons released in Berlin as symbol of the fall of the Berlin Wall, that led to the end of the Cold War. Rough Cut (No Reporter Narration) 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
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Introduction

This unit takes one aspect of the debate concerning the new economy – innovation in the form of the introduction of information and communication technologies – and places it in the historical context of industrial revolutions. Is the new economy really new or ‘just another’ industrial revolution?

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from DD202 Economics and economic change, which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study form
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