Can our economy survive high oil prices?
With oil prices hitting record highs, questions are being asked as to how long the global economy can survive the rising cost of one of its most fundamental resources. Are low oil prices necessary for prosperity or will the high price of oil force economies to diversify their energy supply and address the issues of global warming? Professor Andrew Oswald is an expert on the economics of Oil and its influence on global trade and employment. Length: 16 minutes
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Water security and sustainabilityTeam
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2.3 Wales

In 1282, Edward I conquered Wales and the Statute of Rhuddlan (or Statute of Wales, 1284) established English rule. Rather than involve the assimilation of the Welsh by the English the conquest saw ‘a colonial system … established in those parts of Llywelyn's Principality which were by 1284 in the hands of the king’ (Davies, 1991, p. 166). In 1400, Owain Glyndwr led the most outstanding and successful rising in Wales against the new order and the tyranny of the English border barons, wh
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Voice Problems; or, On Operatic Realism (audio)

Session 1 : Techniques vocales et espaces scéniques / Vocal Techniques and Theatrical Spaces

Président / Chair: James Chandler (Univers
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Britain's Prince Harry launches World Aids Day campaign
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Five injured in Ontario industrial explosion
An explosion at an industrial plant in Sarnia, Ontario injures five people, one of them critically. 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,
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3D Builder User Manual

1      Loading an object

Figure 1 - 3D Builder Start Screen

 

3D object can be loaded using 3 different methods. One can either pick a model from the 3D Builder Library, load them fro
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Sea otters surface from brink of extinction
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429920.500 After being nearly wiped out a century ago, the sea otter population in Canada is booming. But not everyone is glad to welcome them back
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LOCALISATION D'ANDERSON D'ATOMES ULTRA-FROIDS DANS UN POTENTIEL LUMINEUX DÉSORDONNÉ (Vidéo)


La localisation d'Anderson est un phénomène quantique imaginé par Phillip Anderson il y a plus de 50 ans pour comprendre le comportements surprenant de certains matériaux désordonnés à basse température. En physique de la matière condensée, on n'a que des indications indirectes de la validité de ce modèle. En revanche, ...
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The Master of Light - Johannes Vermeer- Discovery/History/Art (documentary)
Learn about a genius in the art world, a master of light: Johannes Vermeer (documentary). (57:35)
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Quadratic Formula Word Problem

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Security tightens around Kremlin ahead of opposition march
Security heightens around Kremlin, near the makeshift memorial where politician Boris Nemtsov was killed and ahead of a planned march by the opposition supporters. 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, f
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1.731 Water Resource Systems (MIT)
This subject is concerned with quantitative methods for analyzing large-scale water resource problems. Topics covered include the design and management of facilities for river basin development, flood control, water supply, groundwater remediation, and other activities related to water resources. Simulation models and optimization methods are often used to support analyses of water resource problems. In this subject we will be constructing simulation models with the MATLAB® programming langu
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2.2 Making a bid on eBay
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
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Space Station Live: Astronauts Test Spacesuits for Orion
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks with NASA astronaut Rex Walheim about the development and testing of spacesuits for Orion. Based on the familiar orange Advanced Crew Escape Suit (ACES) worn by space shuttle crews during launch and entry, MACES (Modified ACES) can add the capability to perform a spacewalk with the same suit without the need to fly a second, dedicated spacesuit for that purpose.
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U.S government releases video of air operations in the Gulf
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Gudrun Johnsen: "Bringing Down the Banking System: Lessons from Iceland" | Talks at Google
Iceland's banking collapse is the largest, relative to the size of the economy, suffered by any country in modern economic history. In this seminar, Gudrun Johnsen provides an overview of the methodology and conclusions of the Icelandic Parliament's Special Investigation Commission on the causes and events leading up to the fall of the Icelandic banking system, as presented in her book, Bringing Down the Banking System: Lessons from Iceland, and explains what the world of finance can learn from
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OSU Community Culture: Civility
At OSU, we are committed to nurturing a climate of compassion and inclusivity for all our students, faculty, staff and visitors. We envision a collaborative campus community that engages civility and embraces diversity. This video features some real stories and real people and reminds us that there's always more to the story if you're willing to look, and listen, more closely. Find out more at http://oregonstate.edu/main/civility
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ePortfolio Faculty Development Workshop: Using a Sociocultural Medicine Curriculum as an Example

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