Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 2/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
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Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 1/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
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Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 3/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
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Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 4/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
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Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 5/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
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Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 6/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
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Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 7/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
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Five Most Common Back to School Fears
A CBS mini-special, this news broadcast goes over the fears that many students have when going back to school. A parent magazine editor goes over these fears and how to overcome them. Just for primary and elementary. Some interesting ideas such as taking a picture of child with teacher. A four minute video. Good for parents as well as teachers who might not have thought of things such as students fear of getting hungry.
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Academic Moment: Biting bed bugs back
The University of Minnesota is working to help prevent and deal with bed bugs. Professor Stephen Kells and his team are working to develop insecticides and repellents that will help to copy with bed bugs when they arrive and prevent their spread in the future.
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Get off Chuck's back!
Get off Chuck's back! MSU professor of geological sciences Danita Brandt chats with TalkLansing.net's Walt Sorg on Oct. 27, 2010, about Charles Darwin's work. More information on Darwin and MSU at http://www.special.news.msu.edu/darwin/index.php.
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5.3 Back to the bicycle
Engineering is about extending the horizons of society by solving technical problems, ranging from the meeting of basic human needs for food and shelter to the generation of wealth by trade. Engineers see the problems more as challenges and opportunities than as difficulties. What they appear to be doing is solving problems, but in fact they are busy creating solutions, an altogether more imaginative activity.
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Penn Back Then
Alumni returning to the University of Pennsylvania campus for Homecoming 2010 share their memories of college life for the "Penn Back Then" online audio scrapbook. To learn more about the oral history project and hear stories from previous years, visit http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/news/penn_back_then_archive.html For photos and other information about Homecoming 2010, visit http://picasaweb.google.com/104545382646585573477/Homecoming2010Highlights# and http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/news/penn-
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Talking about Somié: from the social to the individual and back (2003-04 Evans-Pritchard Lecture 4)
4/5. In Autumn 2003 Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) presented the 2003/2004 Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford. The theme was 'The life of Diko Madeleine and the History of Somi, Cameroon, in the Twentieth Century'.
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WaPo's Don Graham on For-Profit vs. Non-Profit Schools
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Five to Rule Them All: The U.N. Security Council and the Making of the Modern World
David L. Bosco, Assistant Professor in the School of International Service, American University and author: "Five to Rule Them All"
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Aviation facing strong headwinds, reshapes industry
Falling demand, collapsing yields, low consumer confidence and fears of a pandemic have thrust the aviation industry into survival mode. Airlines are expected to post losses of US$9 billion this year, with an unprecedented drop in revenue of 15 per cent, that will see industry revenues shrink by US$80 billion to US$448 billion.


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It's time that politicians had performance-related bonuses
During the financial crisis, politicians across the spectrum have assailed bankers’ bonuses. In a similar way, politicians should now use the sovereign-debt crisis as an opportunity to re-examine their own pay. The collapse of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the European Social Model, is not caused by inappropriate bonuses, but by a lack of bonuses.
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Rebuilding Europe: new architecture needed to kick-start economy
With a weakened financial system and various European governments knee-deep in debt, the emergence of a new world financial order has taken on a new urgency of late. But instead of quick fixes as the Greek crisis has clearly demonstrated, we should instead be looking for sustainable solutions towards economic prosperity.
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Raising the bar on dyslexia treatment
On a trip back home to North Carolina, Chad Myers (MBA ‘04J) met up with a friend and advisor, Sandie Barrie Blackley, and told her he was looking to get back into entrepreneurship. At that stage of his life, some two years ago, Myers was teaching at INSEAD and running the school’s International Centre for Entrepreneurship.


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‘Intoxicated’ institutional investors: how the financial crisis infected the real economy
One of the least understood aspects of the financial crisis is how it spread from the financial sector to the general economy, where it nearly caused a global financial meltdown.

Alberto Manconi“We could look at the onset of the crisis as a shock to the liquidity of one market sector -- asset-backed securities” says INSEAD PhD candidate Alberto Manconi. “In August 2007, all of a sudden we realised that we didn’t really know how to price these securities. For this reason, very fe

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