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How to Self-Publish a Book

In the old days, the only way for writers to publish a book was through a publisher. This meant finding an agent, pitching editors, and hoping that one of them likes it. Then writers would lose control of their books because the editor and publisher would oversee content, interior design, cover design, sales, and

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In Greece, Reliance on Public Funds Is the Central Problem
Greece is a hot topic at the moment, mostly with the continued negotiations over bailouts from the European Union and, through institutions like the IMF, the world at large. Much of the discussion paints the image that Greece is only a debt-restructuring away from a stable economic situation. However, without understanding how Greece got into this problem in the first place and identifying the root cause of an over-indebted society, any plan or solution has a high probability of failure. To crac
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"Petroleum Technology Presentation" (video)
A talk by Brian C. Gahan, Energy Consultant; Chair of the Chicago Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; former Senior Scientist and Manager of E&P Technology Development at the Gas Technology Institute. Session 4 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the Universi
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World Autism Awareness Day -  April 2nd
April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. Let's celebrate the brilliance in all individuals on the autistic spectrum. (01:37)
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2.3 Realist and conventionalist approaches

In most modern, urban, industrial societies, still images surround people for much of their daily lives: at home, at work, during leisure, while travelling. Does the evidence they offer differ fundamentally from that which comes from facts and figures printed on a page? It may be presented differently but we can derive socially relevant information as readily from a photograph as we can from written or numerical data. In some ways, it can be argued that the information that we can acqu
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PODCAST: Economically Powerful

Saudi Arabian women aren't allowed to drive, and aren't allowed to be in a room alone with a man who isn't their relative. Yet they own nearly 70 percent of bank accounts and 20 percent of private companies in the Kingdom. In this podcast, originally recorded for I.M.O.W.'s Women, Power and Politics exhibition, businesswoman and women's rights activist Rasha Hifzi speaks about this contradiction and Saudi women
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2.3 Global power demand

In Section 2.2 we calculated a value of 14.3 TW for the average global requirement for primary power in 2002.


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Environmental Statistics
This lecture is given to provide common statistical skills to analyze and interpret data sets obtained in environmental science and management. Main topics are probability, hypothesis testing, multivariate analysis, time series analysis, and risk assessment. Students are required to work on exercises to acquire substantial understanding both in theory and application.
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Moederdag : Storting
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Een storting met versje voor moeder bruikbaar binnen het thema moederdag. In de klas maakte ik een memobord voor de mama's en deze rekening steken de leerlingen ertussen.

Bron tekst: eigen werk.


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Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
A lecture on sustainable tourism delivered in Spanish.
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz2
Interactive quiz explaining requiring the student to calculate the time required to carry out excavation work (see also quiz 1 and video).
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Summing the Forces is Vector Addition
Summing the forces is nothing new, it is vector addition. This video compares summing the forces to graphical vector addition. This video builds off the previous video "A Three Force Example of Newton's 2nd Law with Components” which you should watch first.

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0:31 The first example
0:59 The second example
1:20 The third example
1:40 The fourth example
1:58 Using a d

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"Militarization of U.S. Foreign Relations with Latin America: Prospects for Change"
event poster A panel discussion with: Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director of the Latin America Working Group; Joy Olson, Executive Director of the Washington Office on Latin America; Adam Isacson, Senior Associate at the Center for International Policy. From the Latin American Briefing Series. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Internati
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2.4 Ancient sources

As you have seen, exploring the Classical world is an interdisciplinary pursuit. Perhaps the most immediately obvious aspect of this interdisciplinary approach is that you will confront different kinds of ancient sources, often simultaneously, since one of them by itself may not be sufficient for answering a particular question you may have. Quite apart from whether a source is ancient or modern, the different disciplines that make up Classical Studies use different kinds of source material.
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21A.212 Myth, Ritual, and Symbolism (MIT)
Human beings are symbol-making as well as tool-making animals. We understand our world and shape our lives in large part by assigning meanings to objects, beings, and persons; by connecting things together in symbolic patterns; and by creating elaborate forms of symbolic action and narrative. In this introductory subject we consider how symbols are created and structured; how they draw on and give meaning to different domains of the human world; how they are woven into politics, family life
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Money talks: Steely Tariffs

Are we on the brink of a trade war? Soumaya Keynes, our economics correspondent, explains President Donald Trump’s plans for tariffs on steel and aluminium imports and goes back to basics with Economics 101: Why Trade is Good.  Also, do women invest differently to men? Helen Joyce hosts


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17.504 Ethnic Politics I (MIT)
This course is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the major theories on the relationship between ethnicity and politics. The course is divided into three sections. The first covers general theory and discusses the social construction of ethnicity as well as the limits of construction. The second section discusses ethnicity as a dependent variable. This section studies the forces that shape the development of ethnic identities and their motivating power. The third section addre
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Actualités du machiavélisme

  Journée d’études organisée par le CESPRA et la Société des Amis de Raymond Aron

S’interroger sur l’actualité du machiavélisme, c’est affronter les questions que l’auteur du Prince et des Discorsi continue de soulever mais aussi traiter des problèmes et des dangers que les « machiavélismes » contemporains ne cessent de faire surgir au

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