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In the Night Kitchen
Mickey is in bed when he hears noises.  He yells for the noises to stop, tumbles out of bed, loses his clothes and falls right into the night kitchen where the three bakers bake cakes for the morning.  The bakers mistake Mickey for milk and mix him with the other cake ingredients.  He helps them get the milk to bake the cakes and thereafter we all have cakes in the morning.
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6.5 Training at high altitude

Many of the world's best endurance athletes train at high altitudes – a long way above sea level – to improve their performance. At high altitudes there is less oxygen in the air and it's believed that the body has to work harder to extract what little oxygen remains. When the athlete returns to lower altitudes, their body retains the ability to use oxygen more efficiently and their performance will have improved.

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The Religious and Ethical Beliefs of Scientists
Talk given by Dr Elaine Howard Ecklund as part of summer course 7
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4.3.2 Operational excellence

Companies that pursue this [value discipline] are not primarily product or service innovators, nor do they cultivate a deep one-to-one relationship with their customers. Instead, operationally excellent companies provide middle-of-the-market products at the best price with the least inconvenience. Their proposition to customers is simple: low price and hassle-free service.

(Treacy and Wiersema, 1996)


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2.1 Reading techniques: scanning

There are three main techniques that you can use in order to read in such a way as to achieve your purpose: scanning, skimming, and focused reading. Let's take each in turn.

The technique of scanning is a useful one to use if you want to get an overview of the text you are reading as a whole – its shape, the focus of each section, the topics or key issues that are dealt with, and so on. In order to scan a piece of text you might look for sub-headings or identify key words and p
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10.492-1 Integrated Chemical Engineering Topics I: Process Control by Design (MIT)
In the ICE-Topics courses, various chemical engineering problems are presented and analyzed in an industrial context. Emphasis is on the integration of fundamentals with material property estimation, process control, product development, and computer simulation. Integration of societal issues, such as engineering ethics, environmental and safety considerations, and impact of technology on society are addressed in the context of case studies.The broad context for this ICE-Topics module is the com
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Episode 15.4 | Ying, Yang, and a Bang!

In this episode, we tease Scott Hunter for not showing up and then we get into the real meat of the show as we listen to Brady discuss the new Azure App Services, a service that integrates everything you need to quickly and easily build and deploy web and mobile apps for any platform and device (that was totally marketing speak...ugh). Corey Sanders then jumps in and talks about the Azure Docker Machine and Swarm while Scott and Brady try and keep a straight face making jokes about hone
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Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
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9.4 Working together with children: Stirling

This unit explores a wide range of children's experiences, a number of different services and interviews with a number of key practitioners. It features voluntary as well as statutory work with children and tries to capture some of the details of everyday life for children, parents and practitioners.

The associated video material features children, practitioners and practice in the Plus organisation based in Stirling, Scotland. Looking at the overview of the Plus organisation will give
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3.6 The signed area under a constant velocity-time graph

There is a simple feature of uniform velocity-time graphs that will be particularly useful to know about when we come to consider non-uniform motion in the next section. It concerns the relationship between the velocity-time graph and the change in position over a given time interval. Consider the following problem. A vehicle travels at a velocity vx = 12 m s−1 for 4 s. By how much does its position change over that interval?

The answer, from Equati
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History of Anarchist Thought
In this second episode of the Mises Academy Podcast, Daniel Sanchez interviews David Gordon to discuss his online course, which will cover the political philosophies of six great anarchist thinkers: Boetie, Molinari, Spooner, Proudhon, Tucker, and Rothbard. For more information, or to enroll, visit academy.mises.org.

Introduction

This key skill focuses on developing your skills in Working with others and applying these skills in your studies, work or other activities over a period of time. To tackle all of this key skill you will need to plan your work over at least 3–4 months to give yourself enough time to practise and improve your skills, to seek feedback from others, and to monitor and evaluate your performance.

A main purpose of this key skill is to guide you through the management of a group activity cul
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3.1 Word formulas

A formula is a rule or a generalisation. Word formulas – formulas that use English words rather than mathematical symbols – are so much a part of life that people often use them without realising that they are doing so. Here are some examples.

  • The cost of a purchase of oranges is the price per orange times the number of oranges.

  • The total cost of petrol is the price of petrol per litre times the number of litres.


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TALAT Lecture 2501: Fire Protection and Regulation
This lecture helps to understand the characteristics of fire, the conditions for its occurrence and development; it introduces definition and terms of fire resistance and protection. General engineering or physics background is assumed.
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Ethical and Theological Considerations in the Use of Stem Cells in Brain Repair
Research Seminar given by Dr Roger Barker
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3.1 Claims about crime

Definitions beg questions. So do social narratives and stories. Again, we need, as social scientists, to begin with an analytical task. What are the key claims that are being made in the common-sense story of the problem of crime? What are the core arguments that hold the whole thing together? There are a number of these, but two seem to be particularly important.

Claim 1: UK society in the immediate
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5.2 Technologies of help?

Click to read: Technology, Selfhood and Physical Disabilty

Activity 23

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LaRV1 introduction to ch 20
Michel Clasquin-Johnson

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3.3 Drawing conclusions

Sections 2.1 and 2.2 have summarised some of the major aspects of the Pusztai affair, but it should be said that almost every detail has been the subject of prolonged and heated dispute. Our purpose is not to attempt to denigrate individuals or institutions. Rather, the hope is that the tale carries some general messages of value about how science is undertaken and communicated, which can sometimes become clearer when things go wrong.

Communicating preliminary scientific information via
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Darwin and Evolution
2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On The Origin Of Species. This album introduces Darwin's great revelation: that species change and adapt according to their environment. Apparently diverse specimens and fossils reveal surprising results, such as the common ancestry of the hippopotamus and the dolphin, whose evolutionary paths diverged when their habitats changed. Research on sparrows show how particular characteristi
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