21F.064 Intro to Japanese Culture (MIT)
This course examines the major aesthetic, social, and political elements which have shaped modern Japanese culture and society. There are readings on contemporary Japan and historical evolution of the culture are coordinated with study of literary texts, film, and art, along with an analysis of everyday life and leisure activities.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
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Religious ritual
Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Religious activity does not happen haphazardly. There are things to be done, and they must be done in a specific order. This module explores the world of religious ritual.

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Outbreak Ethnography: Lessons Learned - Bonnie Hewlett, Phd, RN
The Ebola Forum November 14, 1014 Rutgers University Organized by the working group, "Zoonosis and Society: Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Animal-to-Human Disease." Sponsored by the GAIA Centers, Rutgers University. This forum brought together experts from different disciplines, including cultural anthropology, disease ecology, evolutionary biology, virology, and field epidemiology to discuss current knowledge about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Rebecca Root on Breakfast on Pluto | BFI Flare
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Van harte : Ideetjes voor allerlei feesten
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Stapels ideeën, recepten, cadeautips en suggesties voor allerlei soorten feesten. Van een kinderfeest tot een valentijnsfeest, van carnaval tot Halloween.

De grote religieuze feesten komen ook aan bod, net als rituelen en tradities in andere …


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DURRINGTON WALLS, Wiltshire. Reconstruction showing the settlement at Durrington Walls near Stonehenge in about 2500BC. The site is shown in midwinter, looking west towards the southern and northern timber circles, with the River Avon in the foreground. Born-digital artwork created by Peter Lorimer.
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DURRINGTON WALLS, Wiltshire. Reconstruction showing the settlement at Durrington Walls near Stonehenge in about 2500BC. The site is shown in midwinter, with timber monuments (southern circle and northern circle), houses, and western enclosures in the foreground. Born-digital artwork created by Peter Lorimer.
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Dr. Norman Doidge on neuroplasticity
Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and best-selling author, Dr. Norman Doidge, on his book, The Brain that Changes Itself, an examination of the most important breakthrough in neuroscience: the discovery of neuroplasticity. His lecture was delivered at the University of Toronto on March 29th, 2008.
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7.1 Introduction

Earlier on I indicated that in order for a processor to perform a defined function it needs to be supplied with a list of instructions called a program. In this section I shall explore this idea a little further.

Software can be split into two categories, application software and operating systems. Application software is the name given to programs which enable a computer to perform specific tasks. The program that processes the image in the digital camera is one example; a word
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
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The U of M’s Department of Business Information and Technology Lightning Talks - Tevin Howell
Tevin Howell, a Business Information and Technology student at the University of Memphis talks about cyber security in a speech at the University of Memphis. http://www.memphis.edu/fcbe/
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The University of Memphis minute for the week of May 2, 2014.
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Public Bailout of Bank's Recklessness
In response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap bank's seriously damaged mortgage-backed securities for pristine government bonds. Matthew Watson from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University talks about these recommendations, and how the global credit crunch is affecting Labour's popularity with the electorate.
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Tony Blair: The Learning Habit
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair delivers the 1999 Romanes lecture, explaining what the government is seeking to achieve in its programme of education reform, and how as a nation in the 21st century we can achieve a ‘learning habit’ across society.
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5.1 Introduction

The island of Madagascar is relatively small compared to the enormous landmasses of Africa, Asia and South America inhabited by the primates I've mentioned up to now. Yet of the 250 or so living primate species, more than 30 species of lemur live in Madagascar - an astonishingly high 13 per cent or so of all primate species. Their diversity is reflected in the identification of no fewer than five families, related in the way suggested in Author(s): The Open University

Introduction

That mammals need energy to support all aspects of their lives, be it breathing, running, excreting, repairing cells, reproducing, keeping warm, is a central, unifying theme of the ‘Studying mammals’ series of units. So is the notion of specialisation of diet – that mammals display adaptations, i.e. specialised teeth or complex stomachs, that enable them to cope with the demands of particular diets. This unit addresses these two related themes of energy and of specialisation. Why might
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1.1 Rotation and orbit

David A. Rothery Teach Yourself Planets, Chapter 9, pp. 107-39, Hodder Education, 2000, 2003.

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Jupiter's orbital velocity is about 13 km per second, little more than half that of Mars, allowing Earth to overtake it every 399 days. Jupiter's orbit is less eccentric than Mars's, and its distance at opposition varies between 590 million and 670 million km. Its large size and the reflectivity of its cloud tops make it a consistently consp
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