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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Who Are Today's Citizens of the World?
They are young, multi-lingual, multi-cultural, multi-national. Meet the “Global Cosmopolitans".
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Software adds fake objects to photos
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/12/smart-image-editor-adds-fake-objects-to-photos.html
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Impressions Concerning Clefts in Montana Indians of the Past
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Part 9 - Chapter 41 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
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Part 9, Chapter 41: The Interdict. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.

Playlist for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL594379211E091592

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How to Strengthen Your Child's Reading Muscles
Mixing crafts and reading/writing makes literacy more fun.  Traci Paige Johnson, co-creator of Blues Clues, shares crafty tips for keeping children reading and writing over the summer.  ( 1:41)
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How to Make an Origami Owl Bookmark
This video provides a step-by-step demonstration of how to make an origami owl bookmark using a square piece of paper.  The demonstration is conducted by an origami expert who explains origami terms. 
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Serena Parekh on philosophy and human rights
Serena Parekh, assistant professor of philosophy and religion, discusses her research in social and political philosophy as it relates to refugees, human rights, and our moral obligations to stateless people.
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Texts From Last Night Website Provides Research Topic for Texas Tech Grad Student
Chaille Steed is dissecting the website Texts from Last Night - a site dedicated to sharing embarrassing, funny or often bawdy text messages from college students from across the country. The title of the paper "Texts From Last NIght: Misleading the masses with a Potent Dose of College Debauchery" was presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion and won Overall Best in Conference at Texas Tech's 2011 Arts & Humanities Graduate Research Conference.
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Protecting architectural world heritage from earthquakes
Dr Dina D'Ayala discusses the fundamental concepts of earthquake engineering and recent research developments in the field of earthquake protection.
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OrganWise Guys Shorts: Treasure Your Health
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: the Pirates of the Carrot and Bean teach kids that healthy foods are all the treasure they need. (0:30)
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Filmmakers@Google Presents Tom Shadyac "I AM"
"I AM" is an utterly engaging and entertaining non-fiction film that poses two practical and provocative questions: what's wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better? The filmmaker behind the inquiry is Tom Shadyac, one of Hollywood's leading comedy practitioners and the creative force behind such blockbusters as Ace Ventura, Liar Liar, The Nutty Professor, and Bruce Almighty. However, in I AM, Shadyac steps in front of the camera to recount what happened to him after a cycling a
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Мешан производ на три вектори
Liljana Stefanovska
Се воведува мешан производ на три вектори и негови својства. Triple scalar product and properties
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Changing the way people give
New donation platforms are reducing inefficiencies in charitable giving by minimising risk. But there still remains a missing component.
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Introduction to Telescopes (2 of 2)
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Introduction to Telescopes.  This lesson focuses on the characteristics of refracting and reflecting telescopes.  (09:24)
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Civil Rights Movement-Brown Vs. Board of Education
This student created Animoto video shares the story of Brown Vs. Board of Education when segregation of schools was banned. Students will see real life pictures of this turbulent time in America's History. This is a great example of how Animoto can be used to enhance classroom instruction and keep students engaged and motivated. (1:25)
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Imagery in Literature
Dr. Christopher Hanlon discusses imagery for the Close Reading Cooperative, the podcast in literary analysis for English majors. Dr. Hanlon provides several examples of imagery in literature and briefly discusses each.  (02:40)
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Building a Business: Raising Capital, Doing Deals
Martin Gibson (Partner at Accel Partners) discusses raising capital and pitching for investment in your company.
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Chichen Itza
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The Irrational as an Object of Cognition

All attempts at scientific explanation can at best succeed only in explaining the changes in something given. The given itself is inexplicable. It simply is. Why it is remains hidden from us. It is the irratio
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