Challenging charisma: constructing grievance and the limits of legitimacy in post-Crimea Russia
Samuel Greene talks about outbreak of protests in Russia and political events after the annexation of Crimea
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Washington Crossing the Delaware
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A solar powered plane takes off from Ahmedabad in India on the next leg of an unprecedented bid to fly around the world. 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
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Woordpakket 7 tot 11 - Tijd voor Taal Accent Spelling 5
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Dit werkblad sluit aan bij de methode Tijd voor Taal Accent Spelling 5. Leerlingen rubriceren de woorden van woordpakket 7 tot 11 bij het juiste kapstokwoord.


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Towards Universal Semantic Communication
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1 Topological spaces and homeomorphism

Two topological spaces (X, TX) and (Y, TY) are homeomorphic if there is a bijection f : XY that is continuous, and whose inverse f−1 is also continuous, with respect to the given topologies; such a function f is called a homeomorphism. The relation ‘is homeomorphic to’ between topological spaces is the most fundamental relation in topology, because two topological spaces that are homeomo
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  • understand how the world is in the process of ‘being made’, right down to the earth beneath our feet

  • consider how islands are shaped by a dynamic relationship between territories and flows

  • show how human life is entangled with non-human forces and processes in the making of today's globalised world.


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How To Breathe Properly When Running
This 2:23 long British video shows the most essential points
to bear in mind when running is how to breathe properly through both our mouth and our nose, not just one but both.

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The Making of a Constitution: Pakistan and the Question of Sovereignty
The speaker analyses the concept of 'sovereignty' as presented in the Objectives Resolution of Pakistan presented to the Constituent Assembly in March 1949
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Giving in the Digital World
For charitable organizations and initiatives, the Internet provides the opportunity to reach more people in more direct and personal ways. Are they grasping this opportunity? Following on the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, generous individuals around the world used their mobile phones to make more than $40 million in gifts to aid organisations. More than $1 billion in gifts came in the next four weeks, a large percentage of which was donated online. But the real stories of how digital tec
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Business & Management. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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  • demonstrate knowledge of how hieroglyphs were used to represent numbers and the nature of the problems that have survived

  • understand that Egyptian calculation was fundamentally additive. Operations such as doubling and halving being used for multiplication and division

  • appreciate the advanced understanding of mathematics in Ancient Egypt in relation to the manipulation of fractions

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1.4.1 Discourse involves work

If discourse is doing something rather than doing nothing, what kinds of things are being done? We can see that Diana's account in Extract 1, like all accounts, constructs a version of social reality. When we talk we have open to us multiple possibilities for characterizing ourselves and events. Indeed, there are many ways Diana could have answered Bashir's first question in the extract above. Any one description competes with a range of alternatives and indeed some of these alternativ
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  • understand how the world is in the process of ‘being made’, right down to the earth beneath our feet;

  • consider how islands are shaped by a dynamic relationship between territories and flows;

  • show how human life is entangled with non-human forces and processes in the making of today's globalised world.


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Composing with MIDI
In the last 50 years, developments in technology have had a profound effect on the production, recording and manipulation of music. The 8 video tracks in this album introduce Simon Whiteside, a television and film composer, explore his recording studio and explain how he uses MIDI to create music for films and television programmes. Using an example of one of the programmes he has worked on, Simon illustrates the technical and creative processes involved. This material forms part of TA212 Techno
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Going Beyond 'Dangerous' Climate Change [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Kevin Anderson | Despite high-level statements to the contrary, there is little to no chance of maintaining the global mean surface temperature increase at or below 2 degrees Celsius. Moreover, the impacts associated with 2°C have been revised upward sufficiently so that 2°C now more appropriately represents the threshold between 'dangerous' and 'extremely dangerous' climate change. Kevin Anderson will address the endemic bias prevalent amongst many of those building emis
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Chichen Itza
This video clip from "Where Did It Come From?" explores the origins of the Temple of Chichen Itza, a Mayan pyramid in modern-day Mexico that features several unique features, including an echo designed to sound like a bird call. (4:35)
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Website met informatie en ondersteuning voor bouwberoepen, waarbij onderzoek, ontwikkeling en innovatie de drie hoofdopdrachten zijn.

Om deze opdrachten te vervullen, steunt het WTCB op de kennis en de ervaring van hooggeschoolde en gemotiveerde …


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The Book of Science Mysteries
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The Book of Science Mysteries is samen met How using mysteries supports science learning een product van TEMI. Deze organisatie promoot en ontsluit inspirerende leermiddelen om wetenschap aan te leren vanuit een inquiry based-standpunt. 

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The Week in Review: January 23, 2016

Fear is in the air. Central bankers are warning of crisis, stock markets are falling, and even the media is realizing  that the economy may not be as stable as our central planners would have us believe. Of course, while mainstream economists fear the falling prices that are on the horizon in our post-boom world, Austrians know that deflation and recessions are both inevitable and necessary when the economy is based on debt and fiat money.

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