Kara Walker on Giving Hope Through Art || Radcliffe Institute
In her lecture “Sweet Talk,” renowned artist Kara Walker explores the riddles of her life, work, and a 40-foot-tall sugar sphinx.
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The Week in Review: February 13, 2016

Janet Yellen testified before Congress this week and was forced to admit the obvious: the economy is in trouble and could get worse. While Ms. Yellen indicated the potential to a return to ZIRP, she seemed reluctant to follow the advice of her predecessor and other former Fed officials in embracing negative interest rates as her colleagues in Europe and Japan have done. As anger builds at the arrogance of central bankers, it’s becoming ever clearer that there is no plan for monetar
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2.2.3 Entertainment

The world of entertainment is constantly evolving with the advent of new technologies. Digital broadcasting has changed the way we experience television, with more interactive programming and participation. Digital cameras, printers and scanners have enabled more people to experiment with image production. Computer gaming has been an important influence in the development of graphical interfaces. Technology has been at the forefront of changes in the production and distribution of music, as w
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define and use, or recognise definitions and applications of, each of the bold terms

  • provide examples that show there is a continuum of desert climates and environments that link to diversity of flora and fauna

  • explain, with examples, the thermoregulatory strategies of evaders, evaporators and endurers, and interpret relevant data

  • describe the importance of integration of behaviour, a
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Jours, mois, saisons : Oefening in Excel
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Test op spreadsheet over de dagen van de week, de maanden van het jaar en de seizoenen. Verbind de juiste vertalingen met elkaar.


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Tie One On 2015 - "Intro"
Learn more at http://utoledo.edu/tieoneon
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4.2 The terrestrial carbon cycle

Figure 1.10 shows the rates of natural carbon exchange between the terrestrial system and the atmosphere.

1 Hibernation and torpor: An introduction

This course examines hibernation, a special form of adaptation that animals can make to the ecological demands of remaining in a chosen habitat in winter. Hibernation is a state which enables energy-efficient survival when ambient temperatures are so low that foraging or simply maintaining normal core body temperature and basal metabolic rate are either energetically too costly or impossible.

Polar endotherms can maintain a high T b even when living actively at sub-zer
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1.2.8 In praise of cheap offshore labour? continued

There are two points which are central to this line of thinking. One, according to Wolf (2004), is that the whole process, as odd as it may sound, is about mutual exploitation. Outside firms do indeed exploit the poor by taking advantage of the profitable opportunities that a pool of cheap labour represents. But Indonesian or Chinese workers, for instance, could be said to exploit the incoming firms by extracting higher pay from them and taking advantage of opportunities that previousl
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Scottish Environment LINK
Scottish Environment LINK is the forum for Scotland's voluntary environment organisations. There are over 30 member bodies representing a broad spectrum of environmental interests with the common goal of contributing to a more environmentally sustainable society. The site includes information on LINK member bodies; parliamentary briefings, and information on specific topic areas such as biodiversity, climate change, and marine. The site also comprises information on the organisation and its sist
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Society for Science and the Public
The Society for Science and the Public is an US-based, non-profit membership organisation founded in 1921 (as Science Service) which aims to "promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate and inspire". The Society's website provides details of its work including the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the Intel Science Talent Search (STS), fellowship and middle school programmes, and the full text o
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FRIB Users Organization
The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) will be a new US National User Facility for nuclear science to be based at Michigan State University. This website has been established to serve the FRIB user community and provides project news, information about FRIB, details of user working groups, details of FRIB meetings, and information about the Users Organization's activities.
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Bioethics Policy Research Center
The Bioethics Policy Research Center was created by the Korean Ministry of Health & Welfare at the Ewha Instutute for Bioethics and Law at Ewha Womens University. Established in July 2006 it was set up to be " an information center which provides researchers, officials, and civilians with bioethics policies and relevant research information so that they may evaluate ethical justification, legal legitimacy, and social accountability of life science and bio-technology research." The site includes
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Seven Sisters: insurgencies in the Northeast Provinces of India
This site, part of the globalsecurity.org website, details the long-running insurgencies in the 'seven sisters' - the collective name given to the seven little-known states in the north-east of India: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura and Mizoram. The website is essentially a single page giving the long history of the uprisings against the colonial and independent governments of India , and then gives links to a number of other pages giving details of the various or
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2.4 Activities 9 and 10

Activity 9

Watch the next segment of video. Once you’ve watched the video, jot down some notes on what you learnt about how the Grand Louvre meets the needs of today.

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Phenomenologically related work
Phenomenologically Related Work is the personal website of American philosopher Robert Welsh Jordan, hosted by Colarado State University. The site offers around 20 essays by Jordan, which have been published in journals or anthologies or presented at scholarly meetings over the course of a career spanning almost half a century. Also available are Jordan's own extensive notes on the works of Edmund Husserl and of Martin Heidegger. Jordan describes himself as espousing 'very hard line phenomenolog
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1 New Labour's approach welfare reconstruction

This audio file, recorded in 1999, explores questions about New Labour's approach to welfare reconstruction. The discussion is lead by John Clarke with contributions from Ruth Lister and Sharon Gerwitz and contains extracts of Tony Blair's speeches.

Participants in the audio programme were:

  • John Clarke Professor of Social Policy at The Open University;

  • Ruth Lister Professor of Social Policy, Loughborough Universit
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Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
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RCF : rural cultural forum
The Rural Cultural Forum (RCF) is an independent UK organisation which undertakes a variety of research and advocacy activities on rural arts and culture. Since 2004 the RCF has published: 'Investing in Creative Rural Communities: the New Rural Arts' (2004); and 'The Rural Cultural Strategy' (February 2010). The substantial 2010 Strategy document is only available in parts as HTML pages, via a link on the topmost menu of the website, and does not seem to be available for download in PDF form. Th
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