Carnage in Damascus as at least six killed in bus blast
An explosion tears apart a bus said to be carrying Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims in Damascus, killing at least six people. 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
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Sustainable future for wildlife and people
In this lecture, Mr Simon Garrett, Head of Learning at Bristol Zoo, asks the controversial question of how much wildlife we actually need, or even like in this thought provoking insight into the future
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Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq: Motivations and Implications [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Peter Neumann | Editor's note: The question and answer session has been removed from this podcast. Large numbers of foreigners, including many Europeans, have joined jihadist groups in the Syrian/Iraqi conflict. Who are these people, why do they go, and what - if any - threat will they pose upon their return? Drawing on a large database with hundreds of social media profiles of Western fighters, dozens of interviews, and fieldwork, Professor Peter Neumann of King's College
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Money, power and competition
Entrepreneur and journalist Margaret Heffernan takes a fresh look at money and power.
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Heather Olins | Harvard Horizons Symposium
April 2014: Harvard Horizons Symposium, featuring Heather Olins, a PhD candidate in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, on "Life without Light: Microbes at Deep Sea Volcanoes" Harvard Horizons, an initiative at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to celebrate the ideas and innovations of PhD students at Harvard, selected 8 finalists as 2014 Horizon Scholars. Their talks were delivered at the Harvard Horizons Symposium in Sanders Theatre on April 22, 2014. Read about Harvard Horizons and
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Want to Meet Your Ancestors?
A legendary expert in the evolution of early man, Richard Leakey, introduces a 15-year-old from 1.5 million years ago. (01:08)
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15.511 Financial Accounting (MIT)
This six-week summer course teaches basic concepts of corporate financial accounting and reporting. This information is widely used in making investment decisions, corporate and managerial performance assessment, and valuation of firms. Students perform economics-based analysis of accounting information from the viewpoint of the users of accounting information (especially senior managers) rather than the preparer (the accountant). This course is restricted to MIT Sloan Fellows in Innovation
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Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood on 2001 | #BFISciFi
Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood on 2001 | #BFISciFi Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Actors Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood discuss how they first met with Stanley Kubrick, director of iconic sci-fi epic 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). The pair talk about the building of the film’s rotating set, the perfection of the script and the development of HAL 9000, the film’s computer. Watch more SciFi content on the BFI Player: http://player.bfi.org.uk/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.c
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staatsvertrag.at : eine akustische Webausstellung zur Nachkriegsgeschichte in Österreich
Staatsvertrag.at: eine akustische Webausstellung zur Nachkriegsgeschichte in Österreich (State treaty: an acoustic Web exhibition on post-war history in Austria) is an online exhibition of historical sound samples presented by Österreichische Mediathek, the audio-visual archive of the Technical Museum of Vienna. The site offers samples that convey the mood of the period 1945 to 1955 in Austria, not only in terms of the international treaty that saw Austria's rebuilding under Allied occupation
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GoingNative 29: Massive Improvements for Browsing in Large Codebases! | C9::GoingNative

Some of you out there, especially those of you who frequently work with large codebases, might have seen this prompt at times while performing a basic browsing operation like Go To Definition or Find All References:

This prompt blocks you from performing those operations, sometimes for more than 5 minutes!

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International Society for Labour and Social Security Law World Congress 2009
Organised by International Society for Labour and Social Security Law, to be held at Sydney Australia from 2009-09-01 to 2009-09-04
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Leman Street Police Station photograph undated Catalogue Reference MEPO 14 36

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4.3 Measuring your heart rate

The most common way of measuring heart rate is by feeling the pulse at one of the arteries. The pulse is quite literally that – a pulse of blood running through the artery each time the heart does one pumping motion.

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3.2 (2B): Developing a relational model of the Powerdown Show programme

In this activity you will be challenged to reinterpret the following programme extracted from the Powerdown Show DVD: Energy Descent Pathways. The reason this programme was selected, from the many audio-visual programmes currently available online that tackle environmental and social issues, was because it presents an "ecotopian" approach to tackling the converging social, econ
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Fabian Society online archive
The Fabian Society online archive is maintained by LSE Archives, which is based at the London School of Economics and political Science. It provides free access to an online library of over 580 full text pamphlets, minute books and tracts from the Fabian Society. The items have been published from 1884-1997 and cover a wide range of topics relating to British social, economic and political history. They include: electoral reform; foreign policy (such as colonialism, the Cold War and relations wi
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Future Space Cities@Universe (Digi-City Vision)
A template for the future city has been carved into the heavens. Ever since the beginning of humankind, we have looked to the sky for the opportunity to make a new start in our imperfect world. Between the stars and the darkness we have imagined utopias beyond the reach of our travel technologies, colonizing space with our fantasies. Now we are in the first stages of an electronic revolution, but in the future 50 years later we will be in a mega-digital era which we have to predict, work and sea
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The Second Life of Urban Planning
Marcus Foth demonstrates the value of various tools and services (eg Second Life) for engaging people in novel and participatory planning exercises, and for investigating how the public interpret and understand proposed urban designs and urban planning. The majority of the world's citizens now live in cities. Although urban planning can thus be thought of as a field with significant ramifications on the human condition, many practitioners feel that it has reached a crisis in thought leadership.
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Professor Paul Salkovskis talks about understanding and treating anxiety
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Founders Day Lecture
Lord Tugendhat, the Chancellor of the University of Bath, talks about trust and transparency in public life and business
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Do Re Mi Ear Training App for iOS
'A portable Solfège practice partner from the developer of Do Re Mi Voice Training! Develop pitch recognition, memory, and transcription ability by repeating musical phrases in this ear trainer app. Take advantage of spare moments to brush up on your music theory and transcription skills!''Unlike other ear training apps, Do Re Mi doesn't just play simple intervals or one note at a time, but lets you choose the length of the tune you want to practice on. Progress through 50 ascending skill
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