Airlifted sensor finds hidden water in Antarctica
Full story: http://bit.ly/1EzQWa9 A vast underground network of aquifers storing water – and potentially teeming with microbes, may be linked to Antarctica's bleeding glacier
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The week ahead: Mrs May's June surprise
The British prime minister announces she will hold a snap general election after repeatedly saying she would not. Our Britain editor Tom Wainwright discusses the implications for Brexit and the beleaguered Labour party. Meanwhile, France holds the first round of its presidential elections. And North Korea cooperates with the international community - over birds. Josie Delap hosts.
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Cleared For Takeoff by Little Hardhats
See all the behind the scenes action at the world's busiest airport, Chicago's O'Hare, and go from the control tower to the cockpit on actual flights across country. This is a good resource for the early childhood classroom to use in conjunction with a lesson/unit on communities and community helpers and after reading non-fiction texts on this topic. (2:12)
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3D Builder Tutorial Part 4: Building 3D Models with Edit Mode

This fourth 3D Builder tutorial video covers using the edit mode to create a 3D object from simple primitives. You'll see how to use boolean operations to intersect, subtract and unite basic shapes. You'll also see how contour emboss is used to add text and a logo onto the surface of a 3D model.

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Transitional Justice and Stabilisation: Risks or Opportunities?
Alex Wilks and Nisha Iswaran, Justice Advisors in the UK Government’s Stabilisation Unit, give a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/events/transitional-justice-and-stabilisation-risks-or-opportunities
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3.1.5 (E) Historical development of scientific knowledge

Pupils should be taught some of the historical background to the development of scientific knowledge.


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UT News - April 8, 2015
In today's UT News - Civil Engineers are set to race concrete canoes, UT's Department of Theatre and Film will feature puppet theatre, a new book on Toledo's Glass History, and the fun fact!
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Die Schöpfung (The Creation), Mit Würd' und Hoheit angethan by Haydn
This is a live performance of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with soloists Sally Matthews, Ian Bostridge, Dietrich Henschel. They are on stage in a concert hall. The lighting, picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:53)
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Daedalus and Icarus - Part Three
After Athenian inventor Daedalus accidentally kills his nephew, he flees to Crete to be with his son Icarus. There he is employed by King Minos to build a labyrinth to imprison the beastly Minotaur. Since Daedalus knows the secret of the labyrinth, Minos imprisons the inventor and his son, and their only means of escape is with wings made from feathers and wax. Icarus flies too close to the sun and his wings melt, sending him to a watery grave. Daedalus blames Minos for his sons death, and he w
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Money talks: A most unusual company
The one-time bookseller Amazon accounts for more than half of every new dollar spent online in the US. But how did it get to be the fifth most valuable company in the world? Also: why it costs the American government more to borrow money on the bonds market than European ones. And the big brands used to account for two-thirds of the tyre market. Now China has massively deflated their share. Simon Long hosts.
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Acknowledgements

This free course is an adapted extract from the course DD305 Personal lives and social policy, which is currently out of presentation.

Course image: Erik Törner in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.
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11 Conclusion

Any assessment of Robert Owen is bound to be partial, because there are some gaps in our knowledge about both the man and his agenda. But we have seen the close links between his personal experience as an enlightened employer and the social philosophy presented in the essays, which found its ultimate expression in the community scheme and mutual cooperation.

Owen's most important ideas about character formation underpinned much of this philosophy. He has rightly been condemned for much
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FIRST AID App for Android
The application puts suggestions to treat everyday emergencies in your hand.Features:· Easy to use Spanish language toggle to switch translation directly inside the app.· HEAT STROKE AND RELATED CONTENT NOW INCLUDED IN LEARN AND EMERGENCY TABS· Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday first aid scenarios.· Fully integrated with 9-1-1 so you can call EMS from the app at any time.· Videos and animations make learning first aid fun and easy.&mid
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La mise en collection des sacculines (Vidéo)

Interview de Fabien Tredez, doctorant au Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, sur la mise en collection des sacculines.


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La citoyenneté dans l'Antiquité gréco-latine. Qui est citoyen ? Qui ne l'est pas ? (audio)


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La citoyenneté dans l'Antiquité gréco-latine. Qui est citoyen ? Qui ne l'est pas ?

1. Les citoyens et leurs fils légitimes

2. Les femmes et les filles des citoyens

3. Les étrangers de passage ou résidents
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Making Digital Marketing Strategy Work
Three fundamental principles are at the core of successful digital marketing campaigns.
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Antidote (2005) www.antidote.org.uk [accessed 14 February 2008].
Ashley, J. (2005) ‘It is adults who have made teenagers’ lives a misery’, Guardian, 3 February, p. 24.
Barton, L. (2005) ‘S'alright … Being 15’, Guardian G2, 16 March, p. 2.
Beck, U. (1992) Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity, London, Sa
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“Baltimore Drowning: A Slavic Microhistory of Global Proportions"
mann poster This talk by Keith Brown of Brown University was the keynote address of "Rethinking Crossroads: Macedonia in Global Context." The conference assembled both young and established scholars whose social-scientifically and humanistically informed work speaks to the contemporary realities of the Republic of Macedonia as they continue to be reshaped by actors and p
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On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • understand how to start SPSS;

  • define a variety of statistical variables;

  • enter basic data into SPSS;

  • carry out a statistical analysis that can test hypotheses.


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