America's Declaration of War (WW2)
This five minute video provides the background and overview of the impact of the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States of America into World War Two. Hitler's action are also described.
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Kosher supermarket reopens two months after Paris attacks
The kosher supermarket where four hostages were killed in January by an Islamist gunman reopens in Paris. Justin Mitchell 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, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Re
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Looking at the family: the 1950s

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Family photographs may be taken as records, for advertising purposes, or indeed as mementos. Now look at an example drawn from the 1950s (Author(s): The Open University

Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concept of ’ (knowledge and understanding);

  • Engage with and review debates about selected key concepts relevant to the study of families and personal relationships;

  • Identify connections between concepts and the themes they raise for research and for social policy;

  • Understand some of the social processes underlying research around family issue
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4.2 Structure and agency in the explanation of the crime problem

The social sciences are both united and divided by the debate over structure and agency. That debate turns on the degree to which people are either free to act as they choose or are constrained by forces beyond their control and possibly beyond their perceptions.

Structural explanations of human behaviour argue that an unrestrained freedom of action is an illusion. Human behaviour is neither random nor purely self-determined. There is always a range of constraints, rules, pressures, es
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Reparations for Human Rights and Humanitarian Violations: Taking Stock 10 years after the UN Basic P
Dr. Carla Ferstman (Director of REDRESS), gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar series on 3rd February 2016.
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Avondmaal bereiden : Juliennesoep en jagersschotel
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Deze documenten vormen een leidraad om leerlingen een maaltijd te laten bereiden. Doelstellingen die hieraan gekoppeld worden zijn onder meer:

  • een juliennesoep maken;
  • een jagersschotel maken;
  • groenten schoonmaken;
  • groenten snijden;

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Remplir un tableau de distances (Vidéo)

Pour tenter de construire l'arbre phylogénétique d'un ensemble d'espèces, nous allons utiliser les données et génotypique ou des données génotypiques disponibles sur ces espèces. Plus clairement, nous allons utiliser des séquences d'un gène homologue de ces espèces. La première étape va consister à calculer une matrice ou tableau de ces ...
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15.097 Prediction: Machine Learning and Statistics (MIT)
Prediction is at the heart of almost every scientific discipline, and the study of generalization (that is, prediction) from data is the central topic of machine learning and statistics, and more generally, data mining. Machine learning and statistical methods are used throughout the scientific world for their use in handling the "information overload" that characterizes our current digital age. Machine learning developed from the artificial intelligence community, mainly within the la
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2 The road to Doha

The WTO was created by the eighth in a series of multilateral trade negotiations that have taken place since the signing in 1947 of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). Multilateral trade negotiations take place between many countries simultaneously. (Bilateral negotiations are negotiations between pairs of countries.) The GATT was designed to prevent a repetition of the experience of the 1930s, when individual countries had tried to claw their way out of the widespread u
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"Ecology, Human Rights, and Large Dam Projects in South Asia"
Kathleen Morrison is Professor, Department of Anthropology; Director, Center for International Studies, The University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, tw
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Session II: Explaining the Identified Victim Bias
7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference: Identified vs. Statistical Lives - Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: Stephen Resch, Ph.D. Deputy Director, Center for Health Decision Science, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health Deborah Small, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Jennifer Lerner, Ph.D. Professor of Public Policy and Management, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and Director, Harva
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The Economist asks: Have we reached the limits of human knowledge?
The pace of scientific advancement can seem relentless, and the ingenuity of scientists inexhaustible. But is there a finite amount of knowledge we can acquire about the universe around us? Mathematician Marcus Du Sautoy joins The Economist to discuss what we can never really know.
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1.4 Type

The ACSM recommends exercise that employs large muscle groups, is rhythmic or dynamic, can be maintained continuously and is aerobic in nature (ACSM, 2006; Pollock et al., 1998). This type of exercise results in larger increases in VO2max. Activities that would fit into this category include walking, running, swimming and cycling.

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Technical Paper 6A - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Characteristics
As part of the study all pre-schools were assessed using an observational assessment known as the Early Childhood Rating Scale, (ECERS-R) plus an extension to it (ECERS-E) based upon the Desirable Learning Outcomes (QCA 1996). ECERS provides measures of the quality of education and care which children receive in settings plus some measures of facilities relating to facilities and human resources. Completion of the ECERS profile required one day of observation plus talking to staff about aspects
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Breakingviews: China between rock and hard place with Iran
China's in a tough spot with the Iran nuclear dispute, regardless of whether Beijing steps up oil purchases or joins U.S. sanctions, says Reuters Breakingviews.
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Are You Brainstorming the Right Way for Innovation?
In order to truly innovate, brainstorming should combine diversity with expertise, according to new research from Wharton’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management.
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Counting From 1 to 20
A blue penguin jumps in the snow as the narrator sings the numbers from 1-20.  Animation is good.  The song is very simple.  (1:33) 

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Gowan Pamphlet, slave preacher
Born at the right time, this revolutionary figure was an electrifying force.
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