Holocaust Survivor Simone Veil Searches Yad Vashem Names Database
Surrounded by her loving family, Holocaust Survivor Simone Veil Searches Yad Vashem's Central Database of Shoah Victims' Names. Veil views Pages of Testimony commemorating family members who were murdered in the Holocaust, and talks about the importance of Yad Vashem's historic commemoration efforts and their lasting impact on generations to come. http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/remembrance/names/index.asp
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Amid peace talks rebel forces launch attacks in Mali
Hundreds of rebel fighters amassed outside Tabankort in northern Mali, as they prepare an attempt to take over the town from pro-government forces. Deborah Lutterbeck 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, an
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AirAsia plane climbed 'rapidly': Transport Minister
Indonesia's Transport Minister tells parliament that AirAsia flight QZ8501 climbed very quickly in its final minutes before losing contact and crashing, killing all 162 on board. Yiming Woo 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,
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6.2 Street photography

Many portraits were taken outside the home and in the garden or, in the case of urban dwellers, in the street or back yard. Local studio proprietors could be commissioned to attend at the customer's house, in which case they would impose an additional charge to cover the extra time and effort involved. Itinerant operators regularly patrolled suburban streets and villages in search of speculative work. Their prices undercut those on offer in local studios. Weekdays would find women, children a
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DIO : the international journal of scientific history
'DIO: The International Journal of Scientific History' is a full-text ejournal, edited from Florida State University. The editors are inclined to accept articles by... "astrononomers, physicists, mathematicians, & classicists - not historians". Published three times a year, at June 2009 the journal has 27 issues online. Issues usually offer between two and six articles, freely available as PDF files. Example article titles include: 'The Babylonian Theory of the Planets'; 'The Southern Limit of
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Entitled opinions (about life and literature)
The Entitled Opinions (About Life and Literature) website offers a series of podcasts based on a weekly talk show hosted by Professor Robert Harrison of Stanford University. The discussions cover a wide range of topics in literature (especially, though not limited to, the works of English and Italian authors), philosophy, and contemporary music, with occasional forays into other disciplines. The show generally takes the form of an hour-long one-to-one conversation between Harrison and a guest wi
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Those Golden Eggs Come From Somewhere: Internet Regulation at a Crossroads
A discussion of how largely well-intentioned political and legal reactions to the highest-profile risks of ICT creates a danger of perhaps killing the goose that is giving us golden eggs of innovation, decentralization, and personal empowerment. From its inception, many have recognized the Internet's potential as a liberating, decentralizing, and, yes, destabilizing technology but also its counter-potential as a controlling and centralizing technology. Over the last two decades, predictions abo
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EN-4. Naming and classifying biodiversity: a diversity of the view of nature (Vidéo)

Through the study of the life classifications variety, Richard Dumez evidences the diversity of the views of the nature. Scientific classification, popular or vernacular classifications, he indicates the operations on which all those approaches are based. He illustrates this with the example of the Aka Pygmy and the Inuits.


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4.3 The Euler characteristic

Subdivisions of surfaces lead to the third number used to classify surfaces, the Euler characteristic.

Definition

The Euler characteristic χ of a subdivision of a surface is

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What the Ancients Did for Us - The Aztecs and Maya 1/3
Many ancient societies set the stage for our arrival in this world. These series of video documentaries show what ancient civilizations and societies contributed to our current lives. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.
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Greece repays loan, faces next hurdle
Greece has been given a six day deadline by euro zone ministers to come up with revised reform proposals. Ciara Lee reports on the latest in the country's debt crisis and asks whether a deal will be reached in time. 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 inc
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3.4.1 Manage your time effectively

The aim here is to develop good work habits and time-management practices. These are often a matter of developing the right attitudes towards your work and towards your time.

Here are 10 tips to help you look at your time management:

  1. establish goals and targets;

  2. work smarter, not harder; value your time;

  3. avoid attempting too much;

  4. carefully schedule activities, allowing time for emergencies, min
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How Do Tornadoes Form?
On average, about 800 tornadoes occur in the United States each year. They can appear and disappear in moments, and key details about their formation are unknown. These factors make the research to understand and predict tornado occurrence extremely difficult. This video segment adapted from NOVA describes the challenges of studying tornadoes and shows how computer simulations are helping researchers observe what they can't possibly see in a real storm. Closed captioning included.  Run time 06:
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Added Value: Implementation of User Requirements in City Simulators
The following contribution discusses the possible consequences of the concept of City Simulators and Digital City Models, which can be obtained from a previously conducted user inquiry in an Urban Planning Department. At the core of the examination are the additional benefit (added value) and the increasing acceptance of digital planning techniques by its users which can be made possible by the implementation of user requirements in City Simulators. Various experiments for cooperative planning i
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Amazon Under Fire: Is Antitrust Action Likely?
Although Amazon has faced a series of accusations by President Trump about its business practices recently, the company would likely survive any attempts to bring antitrust action against it, experts say.
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Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 1 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com.Author(s): No creator set

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Science Communication and Science Literacy: A Round Table Discussion (Part 2)
By: icamvid K. C. Cole, George Johnson, and Barbara Schall conduct a round table discussion on science communication and science literacy at the 2012 "Becoming Engaged" Workshop.
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7.3 Review the whole process

Before you file away your assignment and return to your current study, spend a little time reviewing the whole process of preparing, exploring, implementing and reviewing your assignment. Review what you did and how you did it in each of the four phases. Trying to identify just one thing that went well and one thing that you could have done differently can help you in your future study. Remember that your review should focus on the process of the preparation
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Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of 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. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
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2.1 Preamble

Here are some quotes from the 'Summary for Policymakers' (SPM) included in the report from the scientific working group in the IPCC TAR (IPCC, 2001a):

  • The Earth's climate system has demonstrably changed on both global and regional scales since the pre-industrial era, with some of these changes attributable to human activities.

  • Globally, it is very likely that the 1990s was the warmest decade and 1998 the warmest year in the instrument
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