Religious Freedom and National Security Policy: Keynote Address
Through the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs held a symposium on October 28, 2010 on religious freedom and US national security policy. Questions addressed include: Why should national security specialists be concerned about religious freedom? Under what conditions might greater US support for religious liberty abroad help to reduce political instability, religious radicalism and terrorist violence?
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2104 Annual Master of Accounting “mini-orientation”
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Tim and Moby Teach About Recycing
This professionally-made video by Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to explain how recycling works. The video explains the process for paper, plastic, and aluminum. Other key vocabulary words include: slusher, pulp, molten, ingots, and resin identification code.  Run time 03:32.
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The Nature Explorers Yosemite's Southside Expedition Part 4 of 5
Yosemite is one of the busiest tourist destinations in America, millions of people travel here during the summer to see the few last remaining gigantic trees. But on the southern border lies some trees that most people didn't even know existed. Here we discovered a Sugar Pine that had a trunk circumference of 19'.
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Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 01.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.KAIRO: Vor der Großkundgebung gegen Präsident Mubarak haben die ägyptischen Behörden alle Überland-Verbindungen in die Hauptstadt Kairo unterbrochen. Züge und Busse fahren nicht mehr, die Zufahrtstraßen sind gesperrt. Auch Verbindungen für Mobiltelefone und Internet-Server werden nach Medienberichten gestör
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Found Sound: Joshua Jones
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, Joshua Jones plays "Rhythm Song" on the marimba. Listen for the different rhythms in the piece. (04:29)
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SDM Information Evening Invitation - March 8, 2011
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
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Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott on his life and work
English professor, Christian Campbell, interviews Caribbean poet and playwright, Derek Walcott, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. Walcott discusses issues of identity, culture, and language in this illuminating conversation, filmed at Hart House Theatre on November 23, 2010.
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LVMH sees record sales in 2010
Strong Christmas trading pushed LVMH past fourth-quarter sales forecasts and the world's biggest luxury group raised its dividend on the back of a record year.
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Protest swells in Cairo
Thousands of anti-government protesters gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square as Egyptian troops bar pro-Mubarak loyalists from entering. Katharine Jackson reports.
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Launch of HMS Albion at Blackwall (1898)
E.P. Prestwich's footage of the launch of the battleship HMS Albion on 21 June 1898 looks deceptively serene and gentle. What it doesn't show is that when the ship hit the water for the first time, it created a wave that swept away a jetty, drowning an estimated 39 people in the process, one of the worst peacetime disasters in the Thames's history. The film is included in the new BFI DVD 'Tales from the Shipyard', featuring over five hours of documentary film revealing the history of British
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Introduction

This unit is concerned with two main topics. In Section 1, you will learn about another kind of graphical display, the boxplot. Boxplots are particularly useful for assessing quickly the location, dispersion, and symmetry or skewness of a set of data, and for making comparisons of these features in two or more data sets. The other topic, is that of dealing with data presented in tabular form. You are, no doubt, familiar with such tables: they are common in the media and in reports and
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MIDWAY JOURNEY - Plastic Beach Pollution
In the Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a king who was cursed to roll a
huge boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and to repeat
this throughout eternity.

A beach cleanup on Midway Atoll made us feel just like Sisyphus.

There
are millions of tons of plastics present in our oceans, and these are
constantly fragmenting into smaller and smaller pieces which are
scattered throughout the water column and present, in different

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Congressman resigns over web scandal
Married Republican congressman resigns after sending flirty emails and photos to a woman he met on the Internet. Deborah Gembara reports.
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Developing modelling skills
This unit is the third in the MSXR209 series of five units on mathematical modellng. It provides an overview of the processes involved in developing models, starting by explaining how to specify the purpose of the model. It then moves on to look at aspects involved in creating models, such as simplifying problems, choosing variables and parameters, formulating relationships and finding solutions. You will also look at interpreting results and evaluating models. This unit assumes that you have pr
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As there's a flurry of stock exchange merger talks, analysts say the bourses are looking to consolidate to beat competition and to offer new products to investors.
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1964 Johnson Campaign Ad
The most famous of all presidential campaign ads, Lyndon Johnson’s “Peace Little Girl (Daisy)” is based on the simple but stunning juxtaposition of a little girl picking petals off a flower with a countdown to a nuclear explosion. This was also the first time that a child was used in a campaign ad. (1:00)
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Day 3: Hands-On Judging and Partner Awards | Imagine Cup World Finals 2014

Today the competition took place at Microsoft and consisted of hands-on judging. Each judge spent fifteen minutes with each team, testing out their project directly. At the end of the judging we had a showcase for Microsoft Employees to come see the finalists and their projects. Also, John announces the winners of the partner awards.

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Math in Society
Math in Society is a free, open textbook. This book is a survey of mathematical topics, most non-algebraic, appropriate for a college-level topics course for liberal arts majors. The text is designed so that most chapters are independent, allowing the instructor to choose a selection of topics to be covered. Emphasis is placed on the applicability of the mathematics. Material for each topic is covered in the main text, with additional depth available through exploration exercises appropriate for
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