California for Classrooms
This US States learning video for kids explores California! Known as the Golden State, California is a state with amazing places like Sacramento, San Francisco and Los Angeles. California is also home to the Redwood National Park and Mount Whitney! (08:40)

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How Using Algorithms Can Worsen Inequality
Algorithms used in public service systems can worsen inequality for the most vulnerable, according to a new book.
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Women in Prison: more troubled than troublesome [Audio]
Speaker(s): Baroness Corston | The overwhelming majority of women in our prisons are serving very short sentences for non-violent offences frequently associated with mental ill health, abuse, addiction and poverty. Every year, about 17,000 children are affected by their mothers’ imprisonment, and, far too often, the family link is broken forever. Jean Corston will re-visit her groundbreaking 2007 report on vulnerable women in prison, and discuss subsequent developments. Baroness Corston is an
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Looking Ahead: the 89ers and the future of the EU [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Timothy Garton Ash | On the occasion of the 1989 Generation Initiative’s third anniversary, Timothy Garton Ash will speak in broad terms about the future of the EU in the wake of Brexit, prospects for its reform, and how the next generation of European leaders must act to shape events. In an article at the height of the euro crisis, Timothy Garton Ash called on the young generation of Europeans to take ownership of the EU project. The response of students at the LSE Europ
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Indivisible Week 2: POTUS travel ban stirs public outcry ... and lots of questions
On this episode of Indivisible, we take your calls on the recent executive order by President Trump enacting a ban on travel to the United States from certain countries with heavy Muslim populations, resulting in a burst of protests across the country over the weekend. Law professor and director of the CLEAR project Ramzi Kassem clarifies the rules in place and who stands to be affected by them. We also talk to Betsy Fisher, policy director at the International Refugee Assistance Project, about
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Money talks: Bankrolling the hackers
Simon Long hears about a potential bubble in the market for Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. Also: a report on how American ex-convicts are breaking into the job market. And, could Bollywood be eclipsed by regional rivals?
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Money talks: End of Austerity?

Analysis of Britain's budget with our Britain economics correspondent. What is driving the fall in tech stocks? And, is Harley Davidson struggling to fire on all cylinders?

Helen Joyce hosts. Sound effect: THE_bizniss (cc x 3.0)


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What is a Meme?
Diane Benscoter describes the importance of memes. Internet memes can be cut or funny but the original concept of memetics is more profound. Memes can be designed to create societal change by spreading concepts and ideas. (02:35)

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Embedding Design Patterns in a Methodology for a Design Science of e-Learning
The discourse of research and practice in e-learning has been dominated by two extremes. On one hand, ethereal abstractions, which provide sound principles but do not lend themselves to implementation. On the other hand, detailed anecdotes which provide fascinating insights but pose a challenge to generalization. The void in between these two extremes calls for representations which capture transferable and modular elements of design knowledge. Design patterns originated as a form for democrati
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Gardening and Landscaping
As the presence of spring grows stronger, many people's thoughts drift towards their yards and gardens. The websites assembled below provide resources for, and information about, different aspects of gardening and landscaping. Although the pop-up ads are a little intense at the first site (1), persistent navigating will pay off because The Gardener's Network website offers a wealth of information about a variety of subjects including extensive sections on Flowers, Vegetables, House plants, Lawn
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Downtown Crown Point, Indiana, 1927
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A quiz about Britain
Questions in this test are drawn from British Citizenship testing. However they form a quiz about Britain which is of general interest.
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Fellowship artist profile: Dana Claxton (Lakota)
Dana Claxton (Lakota)
Video Installation and Photography
Vancouver, British Columbia

Through her art practice, Dana Claxton has critiqued many aspects of government, religion and consumer culture as they affect and disaffect contemporary Aboriginal peoples in Canada and the United Sates. She has produced many single-channel works, video installations and performances in the past decade. Pieced together, these projects form a subversive societal critique using traditional knowledge a

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Lord Richard Rogers: Architecture and the Compact City
Lord Richard Rogers is the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate, the recipient of the RIBA Gold Medal in 1985 and winner of the 1999 Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Medal. He is also winner of the 2000 Praemium Imperiale Prize for Architecture, the 2006 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement (La Biennale di Venezia) and the 2007 Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal. Richard Rogers was awarded the Légion d'Honneur in 1986, knighted in 1991 and made a life peer in 1996. In 1995, he was the first ar
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXIX, Summer 2002
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Brownlee Lecture, In Gratitude, 2002 Fall Lecture Series, Call for Papers, Mimesis in Ancient Jewish and Christian Literature Project, Book Reviews
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Your Education Matters: Andrew Petter
SFU's new president Andrew Petter reflects on the university's present and future role in BC Higher Education. For more information, visit: http://www.youreducationmatters.ca/
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume VII, Issue 2
CONTENTS: IAC Plans New Exhibit, Cover Illustration Description, Advisory Board Elects Chairman, Challenge Grant Goal Reached, Ancient Lands Tour: Egypt and Israel, Visiting Scholar Studies Ezekiel, Dead Sea Scrolls Seminar, Receptions Honor Scholars, Personalia
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The Defence of the Realm
For the first time, the British Security Service to mark the centenary of its foundation has opened its archives to an independent historian - Christopher Andrew. He will be at LSE to speak about his book, The Defence of the Realm. The book reveals the precise role of the Security Service in twentieth-century British history, from its foundation by Captain Kell of the British Army in October 1909, through two world wars, up to and including its present roles in counter-espionage and counter-terr
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8 The Prime Minister the Cabinet and Core Executive
The Prime Minister the Cabinet and Core Executive - Roger Duclaud Williams
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How to Apply the 80/20 Rule for Increased Productivity, Happiness and Freedom [Audio]
Speaker(s): Shaa Wasmund | Editor's note: This podcast contains explicit language, please do not download if you may be offended. Entrepreneur and author of bestsellers Stop Talking, Start Doing and Do Less, Get More, Shaa Wasmund explains how to apply the well-known Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto's 'law of the vital few' to become more productive and happy. This event marks the publication of her latest book Do Less, Get More: How to Work Smart and Live Life Your Way. Shaa Wasmund (@shaawasm
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