Innovation Design: Sustainable Communities
Can you picture the future in a world without fossil fuels? Perhaps you think that living an "alternative" lifestyle has to mean painful and radical changes to the way you live now. This album looks at various small scale initiatives which show that living sustainably may not be as unpalatable as you might imagine. Bedzed, Findhorn, Hockerton, Samsoe Island; these are all decentralised communities at the forefront of a major social and technological experiment. In our world of finite resources a
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Stop Bombing Hospitals: Medecins Sans Frontieres and the protection of medical space [Audio]
Speaker(s): Vickie Hawkins, Dr Stuart Gordon | MSF has witnessed first-hand the impact that violations have on the civilian population and infrastructure including their own facilities. Following the Agenda for Humanity, proposed at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, Vickie Hawkins, General Director of MSF UK, will explore the changes that have been proposed to strengthen the laws of war and the challenges that humanitarians face to ensure that hospitals, medical centres and medical staf
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COMP14000 Week 9, Lecture 1
COMP14000 Week 9, Lecture 1
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Looking At Cause And Effect Workshop 14
Holly Concannon and her fifth-grade class discuss cause and effect in a
passage from Gary Paulsen’s book, Wood Song. The lesson models grouping students for independent reading, as well as guided reading.

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Lecture by Heather Roberge, Murmur
CCA Architecture Lecture Series Recorded Monday, April 9, 2012, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus at California College of the Arts Visit cca.edu/architecture Heather Roberge is a practicing architect and educator in Los Angeles. She is associate vice chair of the Department of Architecture at UCLA, and director of the undergraduate program in architectural studies. She teaches graduate courses in design and technology. Formerly, as coprincipal of Gnuform, she explored an arch
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2012 College of Charleston Undergraduate Commencement -- FULL Morning Ceremony
Find out more about the class of 2012: http://cofc.edu/about/graduation-class-profiles/index.php The College of Charleston undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in the historic Cistern Yard. An additional record breaking 160 students graduated from The Graduate School of the College of Charleston on May 11, 2012 in the TD Arena. The commencement speaker for both undergraduate ceremonies was Arlinda Locklear '73, the first female Native American attorney to a
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Biologist E.O. Wilson and Washington DC's Earth Conservation Corps
Dedicating his life to the exploration of life on Earth, E.O. Wilson is one of the world's foremost authorities on biology. Bill Moyers Journal profiles the author of 25 Books and recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes, who speaks about what humankind needs to understand about the Earth to heal it and about his latest project The Encyclopedia of life - a digital, online catalog of every single living species on the planet. And, Bill Moyers Journal updates a report on the non-profit group, the Earth Co
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Domestic Spying, The Terror Presidency from the Inside, Mountaintop Mining
Bill Moyers interviews executive director of the American Civil liberties Union Anthony D. Romero and former Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards about wiretapping and domestic surveillance. And, Jack Goldsmith, former head the Office of legal Counsel at the Justice Department, gives an insider's view of advising the President on the limits of executive power during the war on terror. Also on the program, as proposed new rules may allow coal companies to expand mountain top removal mining, Bil
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Fragonard, The Swing, 1767 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Swing, oil on canvas, 1767 (Wallace Collection, London) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (03:21)
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Jean Bethke Elshtain on religion and democracy
"Religion and Democracy: Antagonists or Allies?" is the topic of the 2008 Seymour Martin Lipset Memorial Lecture.
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Countdown to Ignite: The one about the Yammer network on MyIgnite | Microsoft Ignite Countdown

In Episode 10 of the Countdown to Microsoft Ignite, Joey is joined by special guest Olaf Hubel, senior product marketing manager in the Office 365 team, to demo the Yammer network on MyIgnite. They detail how you can join discussions, ask questions of your favorite speakers, and more via MyIgnite and the Yammer network. Watch to hear the latest on upcoming
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5.2.1 The GM Science Review

The review was undertaken by the GM Science Review Panel, chaired by the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir David King. Its role was to assess the evidence available in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. The panel produced two reports, the first in July 2003 and the second in January 2004. The main conclusions of these reports are listed below.

  • The risk to human health is very low.

  • There is little likelihood of such plan
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Mathematical Modeling of Seismic Waves Emitted by Rock Fractures
Mathematical modeling of seismic waves emitted by rock fractures. Research by Chunfang Meng, Mike Fehler, Doug Miller, and Brad Hager of MIT Earth Resoures Laboratory / Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences. Animation prepared by Chunfang Meng.
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Discrete Time Complex Exponential
Dan Calderon, Richard Baraniuk, Stephen Kruzick
Describes the complex exponential function for discrete time.

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Obsessions with the Unknown - Dr Bill Durodié
Dr Bill Durodié (Resilience Centre, Cranfield University). When former US Secretary of State for Defence, Donald Rumsfeld, warned of the dangers lurking within the 'unknown unknowns' at a press conference in 2002, he was using an increasingly common argument - widely advocated by environmental campaigners before him - that the risks we should really worry about are those that we don't even know we know nothing about. Is this line of argument fruitful for risk management processes or is society
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8.1 Reading 1: The Lancet Paper

Fitzpatrick, M. (2004) Chapter 8 ‘The Lancet Paper’ taken from MMR and Autism: What Parents Need to Know, London, Routledge. Copyright © 2004 Michael Fitzpatrick.

We identified associated gastrointestinal disease and developmental regression in a group of previously normal children, which was generally associated in time with possible environmental triggers.

(Wakefield et al., 1998,
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First day of the Somme (annotated)

The National Archives UK posted a photo:

First day of the Somme (annotated)

Catalogue reference: WO 153/167

This trench map shows the objectives of the British Army’s 29th Infantr
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Pakistan blast kills at least 34
Aug19 - A bomb rips through the side of a mosque in northwest Pakistan. No one has claimed responsibility but Al Qaeda-linked militants vowed to avenge bin Laden's death in May. Lily Grimes reports.
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