The Russian German War - Episode 103: The Killing Ground
This is a rare look at one of the worst horror stories in the long infamous history of warfare. This series features captured German and Russian film footage, much of which has never been seen before. (22:35)

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The relationship between sea and land has always been one of dynamic change. Yet, as rising sea levels threaten habitats for wildlife and humans alike, we are today more vulnerable than ever. The 11 video tracks on this album address the complexities of environmental change, focusing on the Blackwater Water Estuary in Essex where a coastal retreat scheme is in operation, managed biodiversity at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire, and the search for sustainable forms of development along the River Seve
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HTTP. Apache. mod_rewrite. BIND. XAMPP. Forms. PHP. suPHP. Variables. Types. References. Superglobals. Arrays. Loops.
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It is an error in economics, as prevalent as it is patent, that all commodities, at a definite point of time and in a given market, ma
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Solving Equations 2 -  Khan Academy
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve 20-7x=6x-6.  Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.  (04:06) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
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In lesson 10 of One Minute Romanian you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Concepts covered: Proper Fraction, Improper Fraction, Mixed Number, and Complex Fraction.
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Place Value - by StudyJams
Each digit in a number has a value.  That means that a digit's place determines its value.  Once you know the place values of numbers, reading any number will be a breeze.  Learn more about place value with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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Tools of Expression: Notation and Interaction for Design Computation
Design considers function, fabrication, and aesthetics collectively. Computation is beginning to affect the competitive dynamics of design. Using algorithms, designers are exploring forms that are essentially ?undrawable,? even with advanced modeling and direct manipulation techniques. Determining the appropriate functional characteristics may require the application of increasingly complex structural- and environmental-performance analysis techniques. To realize physically a design may require
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1.2 The immediacy of the still photograph

Let's begin with an example that links an historical event to a photograph. Take a moment to think about the pictures you keep in your ‘mind's eye’. Now think about the Vietnam War for a few seconds. Try to recall what images you associate with that period. It may be that you are too young to recall anything about the time; you may remember it all too vividly. It really does not matter too much for this exercise. Just see what images come into your mind when you think about that time in r
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This course is designed to introduce you to the supreme law-making body within the UK: the UK Parliament situated at Westminster, London. You will also examine the wide variety of sources that influence Parliament including constituents, pressure groups and Parliamentary subcommittees. This course will also introduce you to the skills required in reading legal cases, reading and understanding Acts of Parliament, taking notes and summarising ideas.

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15.992 S-Lab: Laboratory for Sustainable Business (MIT)
How can we translate real-world challenges into future business opportunities? How can individuals, organizations, and society learn and undergo change at the pace needed to stave off worsening problems? Today, organizations of all kinds—traditional manufacturing firms, those that extract resources, a huge variety of new start-ups, services, non-profits, and governmental organizations of all types, among many others—are tackling these very questions. For some, the massive challenges
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Regulating Informality: Workers Centers and Day Labor
CLPR Spring 2012 Speaker Series: Regulating Informality: Workers Centers and Day Labor Abel Valenzuela Professor and Chair, Chicano and Chicana Studies University of California, Los Angeles Date: May 3, 2012 Time: 4:00 PM -- 5:30 PM Location: Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Description: Searching for temporary employment in public venues such as busy intersections or in front of home improvement stores is an economic activity often described as informal. Indeed, key chara
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What Does it Take to Conduct a Reliable Poll?
The statewide Vanderbilt Poll is typically conducted just before the start of each legislative session and at the end of each session, in part to determine how closely the results of the session align with voters’ expectations and priorities.
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TALAT Lecture 2202: Structural Aluminium Materials
This lecture gives information on the types of aluminium alloys available and the semi-fabrication processes used in their manufacture. The treatment is not detailed and anyone requiring further information will use other TALAT material or the contained references.
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5.8 Plagiarism

Referencing is not only useful as a way of sharing information, but also as a means of ensuring that due credit is given to other people's work. In the electronic information age, it is easy to copy and paste from journal articles and web pages into your own work. But if you do use someone else's work, you should acknowledge the source by giving a correct reference.

Taking someone's work and not indicating where you took it from is termed plagiarism and is regarded as an infringement of
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5.1 Transmission of electrical signals on wires

In the discussions of newsgathering in the Taylor and Higgins papers, you saw the significance of the development of systems that allowed long-distance transmission of electronic signals. Initially transmission used metallic wires (remember Taylor's reference to the importance of the 'lines infrastructure' and his mention of the 'wire picture') and later wireless transmission (terrestrial and satellite microwave) became important. In this section I shall look at some aspects of the transmissi
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