Audio Blog # 44 - Mosquitos
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Today Miki is talking about a pest that we all probably all share a hatred for: ka (mosquitos). Rainy season is also ka season and Miki has some thoughts to share with you about the mosquitos that get into her house. What do you think about mosquitos? [...]
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Survival Phrases #36 - Places to Stay and the Spanish You Need to Know
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. Most hotels in Spain [...]
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Exploration Systems Division Quarterly Report #4: 2013
On sea, land and in the sky, NASA's Orion, Space Launch System and Ground Systems Development and Operations continued making progress toward sending humans beyond Earth's orbit during the past quarter.
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Politique en Grèce ancienne (audio)

C’est la première fois dans l’histoire des Annales qu’un numéro est entièrement consacré à l’histoire de l’Antiquité grecque, même si la revue, par le passé, a largement accueilli dans ses pages l’anthropologie historique de ...
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Civil Rights Champion Adelfa Botello Callejo Has Died
Civil Rights champion and community leader Adelfa Botello Callejo, the first Hispanic woman to graduate from SMU Dedman School of Law and the first to practice law in Dallas, has died at the age of 90. This is coverge of her death by NBC 5 News and the reading of a statement into the Congressional Record by Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas.
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Contemporary Photography
As a longtime associate professor of art at the University of Washington, Ellen Garvens offers her perspective on trends in photography in this 1998 interview with Upon Reflection host Ross Reynolds. Garvens illustrates the decade's changing artistic focus with examples from her own work on the fluctuation between two and three dimensions.
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Speed and Transgression
Host Marcia Alvar converses with Lesley Hazleton, psychologist, journalist and author of Confessions of a Fast Woman. Ms. Hazleton describes her career change from foreign correspondent to automotive columnist/journalist. As a woman in a primarily man's field, she describes her love of fast cars and how she learned from the "inside" as a mechanic's apprentice. "Something happens inside your mind when you're in a really powerful car on a public highway," she says.
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Good Reporting: Telling the Tale
Host Al Page speaks with Juan Williams, reporter for The Washington Post. They discuss the criteria of solid story writing and the importance of getting the small details right. Williams articulates his belief that a good reporter should strive for a story that thoroughly describes the points of tension or conflict. They also discuss the negative stereotypes of minorities, the difficulty in keeping an open mind and the problems involved in political coverage.
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News: All in the Family
Host Al Page speaks with the wife-husband team of Judy Woodruff, news correspondent to the MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour and host of Frontline, and Al Hunt, Washington Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal. They debate the differences in newspaper reporting versus television reporting, which writing styles lend themselves more easily to the different media forms, and the context and significance of news reporting. They also discuss how journalist's personalities come into play, the role of subject
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Jean-Paul Isson, instructor of the John Molson Executive Centre, explains the objectives and content of the Advanced Business Analytics Program.
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Otis Visiting Artist Lecture: Tomory Dodge
Tomory Dodge gave an artist lecture on 12/03/2013 at Otis College of Art and Design. Dodge is a L.A. based artist who's BFA is from Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from CalArts. His work has been shown at ACME in L.A., Alison Jacques Gallery in London, CRG Gallery in N.Y., Knoxville Museum of Art, Torrance Art Museum, Monica De Cardenas Gallery in Switzerland, and Taxter and Spengemann Gallery in N.Y. Tomory's work is in permanent collections at LACMA, OCMA, MoCA, and The Whitney Museum o
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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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SAT Prep: Test 4, Section 4, Part 4
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems.  This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
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The Legal Structure of Ottoman Judicial System before Tanzimat (Vidéo)

La justice dans la société ottomane, Institutions, acteurs et pratiques (16ème- 20ème siècles)

6-7 janvier 2012, Institut Français d’études Anatoliennes - Istanbul


Session: Quand différents corps de droit (chéria, kanun et coutume) et systèmes juridiques se croisent (9h30-12h45)

Ahmet Akgündüz (Professeur, University of Amsterdam, Pays Bas): “The Legal Structure of Ottoman Judicial System ...
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Introduction

Contributions from leading academics, voluntary sector campaigners and practitioners, highlight the distinctive features of Scotland's experience of poverty and the extent to which devolved and reserved policies have contributed to progress in tackling it.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in People, Politics & Law
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2.2 What are the common features of Carnivora?

As LoM and the TV programme reveal, there is great variation in the size and shape of carnivores and also in their lifestyle and behaviour. They have a worldwide distribution - from arctic foxes to equatorial lions. Some (like bears) walk on the soles of the feet (plantigrade) and others such as dogs walk on their toes (digitigrade). All have a fusion of certain bones in the wrist; in non-Carnivora, like ourselves, these three bones of the wrist (the names needn't concern us) are independent.
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Sector Público e Intervención Administrativa en la Economía
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4.4 Reducing nutrient availability

Once nutrients are in an ecosystem, it is usually much harder and more expensive to remove them than tackle the eutrophication at source. The main methods available are:

  • precipitation (e.g. treatment with a solution of aluminium or ferrous salt to precipitate phosphates);

  • removal of nutrient-enriched sediments, for example by mud pumping; and

  • removal of biomass (e.g. harvesting of common reed) and using it for thatchi
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