Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?  With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row. (01:03)
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State of the Arts producer Christopher Benincasa meets up with actor Matthew Arkin at New Brunswick’s George Street Playhouse to talk about his role in the Obie Award-winning play Sight Unseen. He plays Jonathan Waxman, an art-world super-star wrestling with an unexpected identity crisis. The play runs through February 15th.
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This video addresses how to avoid the wrong answer choices on the critical reading portion of the SAT.  First, five general principles or tips are given.  These would be good tips for taking any standardized tests.  The first two tips, rephrase and predict, and answer the question, are examined in depth before the video ends. 
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1.3 Attending to sounds

From the earlier sections, you will appreciate that the auditory system is able to separate different, superimposed sounds on the basis of their different source directions. This makes it possible to attend to any one sound without confusion, and we have the sensation of moving our ‘listening attention’ to focus on the desired sound. For example, as I write this I can listen to the quiet hum of the computer in front of me, or swing my attention to the bird song outside the window to my ri
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Biography: Need to Know: Harriet Tubman
This video is about an important person by the name of Harriet Tubman. Her work in helping people escape slavery has earned Harriet Tubman an honored place in history. (07:27)
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This video is about the Philidelphia Experiment. Allegedly, in the fall of 1943 a U.S. Navy destroyer was made invisible and teleported from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Norfolk, Virginia, in an incident known as the Philadelphia Experiment.
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9 Putting it all together

We have covered a wide range of aspects of thinking, particularly those concerned with clear and critical thinking. At this stage, you may find it useful to consider how ideas like these can be put together in ways that will help you when you engage in activities such as reading, writing, speaking and listening. Here is a checklist to use when making judgements about things that you hear, see and experience.

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Dans cette cinquième et dernière partie de notre cours sur le génome et les algorithmes, qui se veut une introduction à l'analyse informatique de l'information génétique, nous regarderons de plus près la notion d'arbre phylogénétique. Plus précisément, nous verrons ce qu'est un arbre phylogénétique, le problème de sa reconstruction, étudierons ...
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