21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture (MIT)
The course covers British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. This was the brilliant age of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred, Lord Tennyson – and many others. It was also the age of urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, bureaucratization – and much more.
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Order of the Engineer 2014 Ring Ceremony
We’re proud of the 103 engineering seniors, 10 faculty and 2 engineering professionals who joined The Order of The Engineer at the first induction ceremony in Rhode Island. The national professional organization seeks to foster a spirit of pride and responsibility in engineers. Members receive a ring worn on the small finger of the working hand to symbolize their commitment to the engineering profession. For more information visit: egr.uri.edu/ring/
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New Hope in Pancreatic Cancer at Johns Hopkins
Pancreatic cancer survivors, Donna Bender and Jesse Cugini, talk about their participation in the GVAX vaccine trials at Johns Hopkins, from the patient perspective, while Drs. Liz Jaffee, Daniel Laheru and Lei Zheng speak about research findings showing the vaccine can reprogram the tumor’s micro-environment and the resulting future promise for an immunotherapy for the disease.
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At least nine dead after Taiwan plane crashes into river
A Taiwan plane with 58 people on board crashed into a river shortly after takeoff from a Taipei airport, killing at least nine people. Katie Sargent 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, and international ne
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Equivalent Fractions
This video shows two students discussing equivalent fractions and greatest common factors.  (The problems do not appear in print.)  This selection could be used to introduce or review the concepts. (01:04)



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Lecture 12: The Centenary Lubbock Lecture
Lord Browne of Madingley, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering "On being an engineer". As President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, Lord Browne's prime goal during his five years in office is 'to move engineering towards the centre of society'. In his opinion the words 'engineers design the future' have more resonance today than ever before. Drawing on global experience of the energy business, industry and political life Lord Browne reflected on what being an engineer means in the
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7.1 Introduction

The theoretical interpretations in Section 6 of how NDYP ‘met’ Mandy's life offer important insights, but none provides a definitive interpretation – and all require evaluation that looks critically at their epistemological bases, internal coherence, resilience to contrary evidence and robustness against oth
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Art, Violence and Memories
Dr Mark Harrison, School of Humanities, University of Tasmania, Australia discuses ‘Art, Violence and Memories: Retelling the Story of the Beautiful Island’ at Taiwan, the view from the south conference.
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Professor Paul Brunton's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Tuesday, 12 April 2016.
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Transitions de phase : entre physique, mathématiques et informatique (Vidéo)

Les phénomènes de transition de phase fascinent les physiciens depuis plusieurs siècles. Plus récemment, on a observé des phénomènes similaires dans d’autres domaines notamment la combinatoire et l’informatique.

 J’expliquerai quelques liens entre les transitions de phase, les propriétés des grandes structures combinatoires aléatoires des questions d’analyse des algorithmes et de ...
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Teams and fans get ready for the first Formula E race in Beijing
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21L.432 Understanding Television (MIT)
The subtitle of this course for the spring 2003 term is "American Television: A Cultural History." The class takes a cultural approach to television's evolution as a technology and system of representation, considering television as a system of storytelling and myth-making, and as a cultural practice, studied from anthropological, literary, and cinematic perspectives. The course focuses on prime-time commercial broadcasting, the medium's technological and economic history, and theoretical perspe
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NEBOSH, A Great Way To Verify Your Capabilities Of Maintaining A Safe, Healthy, Environment.

Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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Explore21: Expedition to the Solomon Islands—The Expedition Begins
The ocean waters surrounding the South Pacific’s Solomon Islands are home to diverse communities of fish, corals, and other animals. Many of these marine species can absorb light and emit it as another color, a process called biofluorescence. American Museum of Natural History scientists dove deep to investigate creatures that illuminate the ocean, and to better understand how and why they transform light. In "The Expedition Begins," see underwater creatures in colors that are usually invisib
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From Concept to Sustainable Opportunity at the Base of the Pyramid
How to reach the underserved in a scalable and sustainable fashion, while pursuing strategic priorities of innovation and growth.
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In conversation: Nicholas Farrelly and Rafizi Ramli
In this video recorded on the 20th of October 2014, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific Research Fellow Nicholas Farrelly discusses the state of democracy and politics in Malaysia with People's Justice Party Vice-President and Secretary General Mr Rafizi Ramli.
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IPL: Molecular assemblies and cell suicide - avenues for new anti-cancer compounds
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6.1 Introduction

Scheduling is about deciding the time that each task will take to do and the sequence in which the tasks will be carried out. There are a number of approaches to estimating the time and effort (and, therefore, cost) required to complete a project. Some estimates may be based on past experience but, because each project is essentially unique, this alone may not be sufficient. A clearer picture can be obtained by measuring each task in terms of the content of the work, the effort required to ca
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