Cold War: Red China - part 3/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
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Thousands protest the government of Haiti's President Martelly
Thousands of Haitians take to the streets of Port-au-Prince to protest the government of President Michel Martelly, as well as the government of Canada for supporting Martelly. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 includi
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Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
For more than 100 years, the students and faculty of OSU's College of Pharmacy have been passionate about helping individuals and communities stay healthy. Our work takes us to places in Oregon and beyond where we educate patients and make sure they get the medical care they need. Our cutting edge research addresses some of the world's most critical health challenges, and its impact saves lives. Our discoveries are today and tomorrow's solutions. Learn more about the program: http://pharmacy.or
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This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to the golf course at the Japanese country club, you’re about to drive your ball off the first tee when you notice a few menacing clouds rolling in. It looks like it’s going to start storming within the hour. Your golf partner mentions in Japanese that he thinks [...]
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Vittorio Colao GLS 2010 interview
Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive, Vodafone, on what we can learn from emerging markets
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Introduction

In this unit, we explore some aspects of bringing a complex project to completion. There are a number of things to consider in the final stages of a project. It is very important to ensure that the goals of the project have been achieved, and that all the outcomes and deliverables have been handed over to the sponsor (or that any discrepancies have been addressed). Handover can involve different types of presentation for different types of outcome. There may be a physical object to handover,
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Guangming Smart-city: A New Chinese City
By 2010 it is anticipated that half of China’s population will have moved from the countryside to the cities. The Chinese Government has recently presented Dongtan, near Shanghai, as their ecological showcase to the United Nations World Urban Forum, but what will tomorrow’s new Chinese city be? Our key research concern was to design a more sustainable social and economic community and strike a balance between modernization and environmental preservation. The “ecological life-style” is a
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Columns: Finding the Strongest Shape
The shape of a structure and its parts is often as important as the materials those parts are made of. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, members of the cast bend and fold sheets of paper to see which shape is the strongest and will support the weight of a heavy book. Closed captioning included.  Run time 03:33.
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Air strike hits Gaza chicken farm
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Calisphere Themed Collection - 1780-1880: California in Transition: Californio Society, 1830s-1880s
This is a primary source photo collection on Californios, elite families that received large land grants from Spain and Mexico, flourished during the 1830s to 1880s. The hand-drawn diseño maps underscore their vital connection to land ownership. The more formal surveyed maps that followed US acquisition of California show changing values regarding land ownership. As Californios lost land and power in the late 19th century, they tried to adapt to these changes by using social networks to maintai
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Eco-Man Episode 2: Paper Waste
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege To further their mission of incorporating sustainable values and practices into the global culture of St. Petersburg College and that of its stakeholders, the SPC Office for Sustainability has released the first in a series of entertaining, environmentally focused short films. The serialized films, titled "The Adventures of Eco-Man," focus on Eco-Man, whose alter ego is that of mild-mannered SPC instructional technologist, Alan Shapiro. Each fil
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Class Recording Intro to Economic Development - 7 Jun 2011 - Pt 2
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There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
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Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Kara Cerveny
Kara Cerveny discusses her image, "Sunrise in the Eye: The Making of a Retina," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards. See the image at: http://ki.mit.edu/galleries/2011/cerveny.
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15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics (MIT)
15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics uses case studies to investigate the macroeconomic environment in which firms operate. The first half of the course develops the basic tools of macroeconomic management: monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policy. The class discusses recent emerging market and financial crises by examining their causes and considering how best to address them and prevent them from recurring in the future. The second half evaluates different strategies of economic
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