States and their Territories: To the Center of the Earth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor A. John Simmons | Modern states claim a wide variety of rights of control over particular geographical territories. These claims, however, are regularly disputed, often leading to violence. This fact makes practically pressing the questions, to be explored in these lectures, of how and to what extent such territorial claims by states can be justified. A. John Simmons (Ph.D., Cornell) is Commonwealth Professor of Philosophy, and professor of Law; editor, Philosophy and Publi
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Dit werkblad sluit aan bij les 116 van de methode Zo Gezegd, Zo Gerekend 5.

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Howard Hughes Crash
Howard Hughes crashes his experimental plane into a house, almost totally demolishing the house. (1min)
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2.2 A society frightened by crime?

We do not have to look too far to find someone saying that the UK is a society gripped by rising levels of crime, anti-social behaviour and incivility; or that disorder threatens social stability. The criminologist Robert Reiner suggests that ‘in the last 40 years, we have got used to thinking of crime, like the weather and pop music, as something that is always getting worse’ (Reiner, 1996, p. 3). So who is telling this story?

Most of us will have heard older family members and fri
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"Obstruction of Justice" Isn’t What People Think It Is

With the release of the long-awaited Mueller (Special Counsel Robert Mueller) report, we see partisan politics at work again, and the results are what one might expect. Those that have supported President Donald Trump or believe that he has been the victim of a contrived “investigation,” while others, like David French of National Review , a self-described “Never Trumper,” ar
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Towards a new Datascape
Architecture since always has been working with data, not only within architecture, but also data influenced by the social environment. MVRDV could be one of the architectural offices which make use of this resource; this methodology of design was called Datascapes. Nowadays, with the arise of smartphones and the Internet of Things there is an excess of data, it is of public domain, and the best of all is that data is continually updated. Apps are changing the habits and the ways that their inh
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Het communicatiemodel : Schema - Frappant 1
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Schema van het communicatiemodel met zender, boodschap, ontvanger, kanaal, bedoeling en effect.


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Chatterbox and Family Literacy in Trinidad and Tobago
These modules are placed together to encourage dialogue among teachers about new ways to approach the study and teaching of Literacy. The hope is that the pragmatic slant described here will assist others in looking for "home-grown", workable approaches that could solve Literacy problems.
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Personalized Diabetes Management
We present a system to make personalized lifestyle and health decisions for diabetes management, as well as for general health and diet management. In particular, we address the following components of the system: (a) efficiently learning preferences through a dynamic questionnaire that accounts for human behavior; (b) modeling blood glucose behavior and updating these models to match individual measurements; and (c) using the learned preferences and blood glucose models to generate an overall d
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Energy Security and Shifting Global Power [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Roland Dannreuther | When there are shifts in distribution of power in international politics, energy security emerges as a salient concern. Professor Dannreuther will consider the implications of two shifts: first, the flow of energy from east to west (oil and gas) and the increasing links between Asia and energy-producing regions; and secondly, the flow from consumers of energy to producers of energy with the rise of resource nationalism. Professor Dannreuther joined the
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4.2.2 Private reports (1535–1865)

These reports bear the name they do because they were produced by private individuals and are cited by the name of the person who collected them. They were, however, published commercially for public reference. An ongoing problem with the private reports relates to their accuracy. At best, it can be said that some were better, that is, more accurate, than others. Of particular importance among the earlier reports were those of Plowden, Coke and Burrows, but there are many other reports that a
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Everyone invited to Tom Cruise's 50th
Tom Cruise says everyone's invited to his 50th birthday do next year. (ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION)
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2.5.2 Activités 26 et 27

Activité 26

  1. Prepare a short oral description of a town with which you are familiar. In your presentation, include the following:

    • dans ma vil
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Juf Daann : Blog met onderwijsgerelateerde onderwerpen
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Op de blog vind je o.a. volgende onderwerpen terug:

  • een kinderrapport,
  • differentiatie bij hoogbegaafde kinderen,
  • prentenboeken voor de bovenbouw,
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21F.502 Beginning Japanese II (MIT)
This course covers Lessons 7-12A of JSL (Japanese: the Spoken Language, Part 1, by Eleanor H. Jorden with Mari Noda, Yale University Press, 1987), enhancing the basic skills for conversation, reading and writing. The class emphasizes the development of communicative skills (i.e., your actual use of Japanese in contexts). By the end of this semester, students are expected to carry on a daily conversation with Japanese people. This course will stress active command of Japanese, not passive knowled
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4.12.3 Flexibility

Delegated legislation is more flexible than an Act of Parliament. It is far simpler to amend a piece of delegated legislation than to amend an Act of Parliament.


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Snapchat and the Liability Conundrum
The recent Snapchat leak sheds light on how tough it is to find someone to blame when apps, networks and servers are increasingly interconnected.
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3.2 Consciousness of the body

Phenomenological theorists distinguish between the subjective body (as lived and experienced) and the objective body (as observed and scientifically investigated). These are not two different bodies as such (phenomenologists pride themselves on overcoming dualisms!); rather they are different facets of our experience and consciousness.

The body-subject, or subjective body, is the body-as-it-is-lived. I do not simply possess a body; I am my body (Merleau-Ponty, 1962
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4.1 Initial assessment

To find the right person for the job, you need to have an accurate idea of the job itself and of the particular skills and attributes it demands. This can be carried out in a series of stages, as shown in Figure 1 .