434 GG Ya Shank: The Made-Up Swear Words of 'The Maze Runner'
Insults, swear words, and world-building for young adults: In an interview with James Dashner, I got the inside scoop on the language of "The Maze Runner." Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1poctaV
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Improve your understanding of spoken Spanish
Welcome to this free course, Improve your understanding of spoken Spanish, which is aimed at intermediate learners of Spanish with an interest in language and culture. The six-hour-course is designed to develop your understanding of spoken Spanish through six video portraits of people living in Spain. It introduces you to naturally spoken language, and gives clear advice on how to use authentic video resources as a useful and enjoyable learning tool. Through completing various activities you wil
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Venezuelan teen dies after being shot at anti-Maduro protest
Venezuela's Maduro condemns killing of teenager at a protest against his rule. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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, Reuters has maintain
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Guide to (Setup YouTube Account)
This is a guide on how to setup your own YouTube account. Go to your internet browser got to You Tube-click on the sign up.  This video shows you the steps and the options you need to complete.
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Comrade Corbyn: a very unlikely coup [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rosa Prince | Until recently, Jeremy Corbyn was barely known outside political circles, yet last summer he rode a wave of popular enthusiasm to win the Labour Party leadership by a landslide, with a greater mandate than any British political leader before him. So how did this very British iconoclast manage to snatch the leadership of a party he spent forty years rebelling against? Who is he and where did he come from? And what exactly happened over the space of an extraordinary summe
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Babbage: The planet hunter

Professor Sara Seager joins us to discuss the launch of the spacecraft TESS, and its two-year mission to discover new planets. Also, physicist and author Leonard Mlodinow explains elastic thinking. And, how robots are learning to assemble flat-pack furniture. Kenneth Cukier hosts


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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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Scientists in a spin over synthetic spider silk
German scientists create artificial silk by combining spider protein with bacteria usually found in the guts of humans and animals. It's as strong and flexible as the real thing, and because of its biocompatability, the silk could have a variety of surgical uses. Sharon Reich reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and innovations news: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news pr
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20 spooky writing prompts for Halloween

Halloween is a great time of year to showcase your writing skil
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11.401 Introduction to Housing, Community and Economic Development (MIT)
This class explores how public policy and private markets affect housing, economic development, and the local economy. It provides an overview of techniques and specified programs, policies, and strategies that are (and have been) directed at neighborhood development. It gives students an opportunity to reflect on their personal sense of the housing and community development process. And it emphasizes the institutional context within which public and private actions are undertaken.
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Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
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Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
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Human Biology Chapter 6.3: Glycolysis
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain how ATP is used by the cell as an energy source Describe the overall result in terms of molecules produced of […]

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Lower Beginner S2 #12 - Is Your Japanese Class Cancelled?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Arriving at your Japanese language school, you notice a sign on the front door saying that today’s classes have been cancelled. On the one hand, you wish you hadn’t traveled all the way here for no reason, but on the other hand, you’re glad, because you haven’t done enough studying for [...]
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2.4 Bringing your learning together in reflective practice

Consolidating your learning

In this section you are going to bring together the knowledge and skills you have gained so far and consider what is meant by ‘reflective practice’. You have been introduced to different ways of understanding the role of a social worker and the lives of the people social workers work with. You should have started to recognise the different aspects of what it means
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1.1 Large quantities and small quantities

Scientists frequently deal with enormous quantities - and with tiny ones. For example it is estimated that the Earth came into being about four and a half thousand million years ago. It took another six hundred million years for the first living things - bacteria - to appear. Bacteria are so small that they bear roughly the same proportion to the size of a pinhead as the size that pinhead bears to the height of a four-year old child!

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • appreciate the concept of force, and understand and model forces such as weight, tension and friction

  • model objects as particles or as rigid bodies, and the forces that act on an object in equilibrium

  • use model strings, rods, pulleys and pivots in modelling systems involving forces

  • understand and use torques

  • model and solve a variety of problems involving systems in equ
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Edge Show 123 - Desired State Configuration (DSC) with PowerShell in the Datacenter | Edge

In this episode Symon interviews Kenneth Hansen (Principal Program Manager Lead) and Hemant Mahawar (Senior Program Manager) on the PowerShell team to discuss Desired State Configuration (DSC), and how it can be used in the datacenter. DSC is a new management platform in Windows PowerShell that enables deploying and managing configuration data for software services and managing the environment in which these services run.

The interview with Kenneth and Hemant begins at
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Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
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