China imports surge sign of strong domestic demand: RBC
Nov. 10 - China's imports jumped in October as exports slowed, suggesting efforts to tilt the economy towards domestic demand may be offsetting weakness abroad.
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Protests, gunfire near Damascus
Nov. 10 - Activists say government security forces fired on protesters in and around the capital. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
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Snowday: 1945
If you wanted to know what kids looked like while playing in the snow during the 1940s - this is your chance. If you live in a warm climate, you can learn how to build a snowman. (10min)
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Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Society.
How are the shifting relations between media producers and their audiences transforming the concept of meaningful participation? And how do alternative systems for the circulation of media texts pave the way for new production modes, alternative genres of content, and new relationships between producers and audiences? Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green–co-authors of the forthcoming book Spreadable Media–share recent experiments from independent filmmakers, video game designers, comic
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Can a Jobs Campaign Create Real Jobs?

Starbucks: Create Jobs for USA
"One of the key requirements for a 'sustainable' job is a profitable business."

I went to Starbucks recently for a cup of coffee and noticed a small sign and some "Create Jobs for USA" wristbands for sale. If you want to, you can donate $5, get a wristband, and support the Opportunity Finance
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Can the Underground Economy Save Europe?

"The growth of unofficial employment is an entrepreneurial response to unnecessarily rigid labor markets and excess regulation."

As the old saying goes, the more expensive you are to fire, the more expensive you are to hire. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the European continent.

Even with the United States' lengthening of
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Introduction

Polymers are materials composed of long molecular chains that are well-accepted for a wide variety of applications. This unit explores these materials in terms of their chemical composition, associated properties and processes of manufacture from petrochemicals. The unit also shows a range of products in which polymers are used and explains why they are chosen in preference to many conventional materials.

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Allegheny Portage Railroad (1993)
The history of the Allegheny Portage Railroad in the westward movement of settlers and commerce in central Pennsylvania in the mid-1800's. (20min)
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Poroshenko says destruction of crash evidence "unacceptable"
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announces ceasefire near crash site, adding that he lent his plane to a team of international experts who will investigate the scene. Deborah Gembara 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, fin
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7 The pros and cons, and future of geothermal energy

Geothermal energy is renewable but the fluids emit gases such as CO2, H2S, SO2, H2, CH4 and N2 when used for electricity generation. However, geothermal power plants are usually sited in areas of natural geothermal activity, where such emissions occur anyway. Other potential pollutants are various ions dissolved in the geothermal fluids, but these are almost always returned to the reservoir when the spent fluids are re-injected
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History Channel - The Universe - Gravity
This is a 44-minute History Channel presentation about the Universe and the force of gravity.
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Data Quality: Data Cleaning

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Lesson 06 - One Minute Catalan
In lesson 6 of One Minute Catalan you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Catalan at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Catalan is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
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Can Renewables Provide Big Energy in America's Electric Future?
By: RASEIBoulder Renewable energy sources currently provide about only about 10% of the nation’s electricity, with most of that coming from large hydro sources. Renewable energy sources are scattered around the country, with much of the best wind and solar resources located in remote locations. These sources also may have a big footprint compared to conventional sources. Finally, solar and wind are often described as intermittent due to their variable and uncertain output. As a consequence, it
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Natural Logarithm - Problem 3 of 3
This video is a continuation and describes the family of functions.  It demonstrates how any exponential function can be described with base “e” and provides examples.  (4:08)
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Development and characterization of surfactant aggregates as pseudostationary phases in electrokinet
Electrokinetic chromatography (EKC) is a mode of capillary electrophoresis based on the partitioning of solutes between a second retentive phase and the run buffer. The second retentive phase, known as a pseudostationary phase, can be comprised of an array of materials including: micelles, vesicles, microemulsions, cyclodextrins, crown ethers and polymers. Due to the variety of possible additives as well as the versatility of the technique, EKC has been used for a wide variety of applications in
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SHARE Scholar Vadym Zukin
Thunderbird School of Global Management SHARE Scholar Vadym Zukin from Ukraine describes his path to Thunderbird. http://www.thunderbird.edu/share
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7 Ions and ionic bonding

This section returns to bonding - the way in which atoms are joined to each other. You have already met one type of bonding involving covalent bonds, which is found in molecules. However, this is not the only bonding found in compounds. In this section you will look at ionic bonding and the ionic compounds that contain such bonding. What is the main difference between the covalent compounds you met in Author(s): The Open University

VUVOX Christmas Carol
Listen and watch as Valparaiso University's a capella group VuVox performs the songs of the season, as part of Valpo's 24 Days of Christmas. More at valpo.edu/valpochristmas.
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