Ahead of World Cup, Rio boosts police presence following crime surge
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Rio de Janeiro boosts police presence on the streets by 2,000 in the wake of recent violence and pressure to keep peace during approaching World Cup. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 includin
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“Celling India: The Mobile Phone's Contribution to Capitalism, Democracy and Unsettling Society”
South Asia mapA talk by Robin Jeffrey, Director, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. From the South Asia Seminar.
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The Giant Nose-Basher
Professor Ephraim Fischbach demonstrates the giant nose-basher in this video from Thinkwell's online Physics series. Professor demonstrates and explains energy conservation with a bowling ball. Run time 05:49.
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Major Application Areas
WiTricity CTO Morris Kesler discusses major applications for wireless charging technology.
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Human Suffering and Humanitarian Emergencies [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Craig Calhoun | Humanitarian emergencies are not simply brute facts, appealing directly to our emotions or our moral sensibilities. They are one of the important ways in which perceptions of human life, sympathy for suffering, and responses to social upheaval have come to be organized in recent decades. Like nations and business corporations, they are creatures of social imaginaries, but no less materially influential for that. They are shaped by a history of changing ideas
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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Future Audience at Melbourne Knowledge Week 2017
Cultural organisations - galleries, museums, libraries and the media are designing new ways to engage with the public. Prominent change-makers Justine Hyde, Dan Hill, Seb Chan, Ewan McEoin and Priscilla Davies join Professor Martyn Hook in conversation. They discuss how contemporary design research methods are used to create new experiences and appeal to new audiences for their collections and media. About the panel: Justine Hyde is Director Library Services and Experience at the State Libra
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France goes to polls with National Front in ascendancy
Voting begins in the first round of French local elections, as the anti-immigration National Front hopes to consolidate leader Marine Le Pen's bid for the presidency in 2017. Pavithra George 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,
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Research methodologies for evaluating enterprise education: a tale of a study.
This paper reports on the experience of the researchers in designing and applying a research approach for evaluating a project using a longitudinal design
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1.5 Obesity treatment

Obesity treatment is only successful if weight is reduced and maintained to within a desired range. There are three approaches to obesity treatment: changing behaviour and diet is the most common approach although drugs and surgery can be used in some severe cases of obesity.

Behaviour and diet: it is important to be realistic about an obese patient's target weight as many patients have over-ambitious targets that they are unlikely to achieve. A severely obese patient probably ca
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Industrial Development – China and Africa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Chang-Tai Hsieh, Professor John Sutton | This panel of experts will explore the strengths and pitfalls of China’s growth model and the lessons for African industrial development. The event will be opened the Rt Hon Desmond Swayne (@DesmondSwayne), Minister of State for International Development. Chang-Tai Hsieh is Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth (@ChicagoBooth). John Sutton is the Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics at LSE. Dr John Page is Seni
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Getting Started: 08 Using control handles
Learn how to use the Auto-Analyzer to quickly find your most interesting, highest-quality clips. Also use Auto-Analyzer to find clips that meet a particular set of criteria.
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Image Resizer for Windows Explorer Shell Extension

Today's Windows Wednesday project is one that's a couple years old, but is a great tool for anyone who does any image/photo resizing (say like someone writing for a Coding4Fun blog ;)

This project by Brice Lambson is a Windows Explorer shell extension that besides what is does also provides a nice example of separating the extension from the primary work. In this case, the extension is C++ and the app itself is C#.

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9.1 Communication and miscommunication of risk

Bellaby, P. (2003) ‘Communication and miscommunication of risk: understanding UK parents' attitudes to combined MMR vaccination’, British Medical Journal, 327, 27 September 2003, pp. 725–28. Reproduced by permission from the BMJ Publishing Group; Mary Evans Picture Library Ltd; P A Photos.

In this article on the public perception of risks Paul Bellaby considers three examples of risks to children in the UK – an insignificant risk (autism caused by MMR vaccine),
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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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1.1 Music and technology

Music technology in one guise or another is part of everybody's life, because music is a part of almost everybody's life. For instance, if you are an instrumental performer of music, professional or not, then your instrument, be it the harp or the rock'n'roll drums, will be the result of considerable technological expertise on the part of the instrument maker. On the other hand, if you are not a performer but like to listen to music, the chances are that most of your listening is done via a h
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XQuery (série : Technologies XML)
Cette leçon présente le langage de requêtes XQuery, ses caractéristiques, la syntaxe FLWOR
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Tackling noise pollution
Noise is one of the forms of pollution that characterises industrial societies. Many forms of noise in the urban environment, including traffic and aircraft noise, can cause significant harm in varying degrees. So just how much noise are you exposed to? The tracks in this album explain the measurement and control of noise and look at how motor engineers and road researchers are trying to cut down on noise pollution from transport. Lastly, two audio tracks featuring Dr Shahram Taherzadeh and Dr S
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