UMMC Physician Profile: Jonathan Chun, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Jonathan Chun, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Chun's special interests include sphincter-sparing surgery for colorectal cancer, surgical treatment of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colities, surgical treatment of anorectal disorders, laparoscopic treatment of diverticulities, treatment of rectal prolapse, and screening and therapeutic colonoscopy. Watch this video to learn more about his practice a
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Matisse, Luxe, Calme et Volupté, 1904 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Female Nudity. Henri Matisse, Luxe, calme et volupté, 1904, oil on canvas, 37 x 46 inches (Museé d'Orsay, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. (03:26)
Painted while the artist stayed with the pointillist painter, Signac, at his home in Saint-Tropez on the Côte d'Azur. Matisse's title comes from Charles Baudelaire's poem, L'invitation au voyage (Invitation To A Voyage) from his collection, The Flowers of Evil. Luxe, calme e

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1.2 A framing paradox: experiencing nature with cognitive tools

Whilst language tools are helpful in conveying meaning in conversation amongst humans, establishing what matters in ‘conversation’ between human and non-human nature, or amongst non-human living entities, requires different cognitive tools. Cognition refers to the way in which external information from the environment is processed. As sentient beings, humans and some other animals are able to experience wellbeing and suffering. In the next reading, Ronald Moore examines how we engage with
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Lecture by Triple Candie
Presented by the Graduate Studies Lecture Series, this lecture by Triple Candie was recorded on December 8, 2011, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Domus magazine calls Triple Candie "one of the most mysterious and creative art institutions on the contemporary scene." Cofounded in 2001 by Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett in Harlem, Triple Candie started as a more or less conventional nonprofit art space in an unconventional location. In time, however, dismayed b
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Central PA Fourth Fest fireworks crew gets wired up for Independence Day
Since 1927, there has been a July 4th celebration in Centre County. Volunteers descend upon University Park long before the holiday to prepare for the show. The Central PA 4th Fest is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation with an all volunteer board and staff. With overall costs exceeding $200,000 we fund this through generous corporate and individual contributions.
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3.3 Summary of Section 3

  1. For the first week after fertilization, the conceptus (early embryo) foats freely in the female reproductive tract, obtaining some of its nutrients from the fuid in which it is bathed.

  2. The fertilized egg begins a series of divisions to give 2, then 4, then 8 undifferentiated cells. There is no net cell growth, so each generation of cells is smaller than the last.

  3. The 8- to 16-cell division is different, and important. Each cell
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Iran: The Next War in the Middle East? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Hamid Dabashi | Will the dispute over Iran's potential nuclear proliferation lead to war? Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
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The Exchange: IP-Overhaul
Rob Cox and Business Insider's Henry Blodget discuss how rules in the underwriting process disadvantage investors in IPOs.
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Datos sobre Tenochtitlan - video en español
Tenochtitlan fue una ciudad fundada por los aztecas en un islote del lago de Texcoco en el año de 1325. La ciudad de Tenochtitlan llegó a ser una de las maravillas del Nuevo Mundo y se calcula que llegó a tener entre 150 y 200.000 habitantes. 1:23
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Situación política antes de 1500 - video en español
Los mexicas son conocidos históricamente como aztecas. Vivieron su esplendor en la ciudad de México, Tenochtitlan y constituyen junto a sus aliados Texcoco y Tlacopan la potencia hegemónica más importante de Mesoamérica hacia el 1500. 2:03
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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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Careers support for International Students at The University of Nottingham [Subtitled]
The Careers and Employability Service and International Office explain the support available to international students thinking about their future career and an overseas student talks about her experience of using the Careers and Employability Service.
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2.6 The portrayal of traditional symbols of power
In this unit we will examine a range of Napoleonic imagery by David, Gros and a number of other artists, beginning with comparatively simple single-figure portraits and moving on to elaborate narrative compositions such as Jaffa and Eylau. In so doing, we will have three main aims: to develop your skills of visual analysis, to examine the relationship between art and politics and to introduce you to some of the complex issues involved in interpreting works of art.
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Glancing ahead
This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognise mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the Calculator Book, Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics. In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas I
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Colin Harrop receives an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University
Colin Harrop has been awarded an honorary degree for his significant contribution to the chartered surveying industry and to the region. For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
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U.S. Morning Call: IBM CFO confident; eBay posts profit beat
July 19 - IBM sees a strong June, raising its full-year earnings target, and eBay posts a better profit than anticipated for the quarter.
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Vídeo promocional de 2011 de Plátano de Canarias - español
Este es un anuncio de Plátano de Canarias. Los estudiantes podrán escuchar el anuncio y después contestar las tres preguntas sobre el video. El abuelo da un buen mensaje al final del anuncio. 1:10
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Muscles, Muscles Everywhere
This activity helps students learn about the three different types of muscles and how outer space affects astronauts' muscles. They will discover how important it is for astronauts to get adequate exercise both on Earth and in outer space. Also, through the design of their own microgravity exercise machine, students learn about the exercise machines that engineers design specifically for astronaut use.
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Re-Thinking Progress: The Circular Economy
There's a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff.  'Re-Thinking Progress' explores how through a change in
perspective we can re-design the way our economy works - designing
products that can be 'made to be made again' and powering the system
with renewable energy. It questions, whether with creativity and
innovation, we can build a restorative economy.

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Transition of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI)
Nicholas Coppel is RAMSI's Special Coordinator, a position he has held since March 2011. Here he is speaking about the transition of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands and what it means for the country's peace and stability. Nicholas Coppel is a senior Australian career diplomat with previous postings to Papua New Guinea (Deputy High Commissioner), the Philippines (Deputy Chief of Mission) and the United States of America. He has held a number of senior positions in the Departme
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