Syrian insurgents claim control of key Syrian Army base
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Syrian insurgents seize key Syrian Army base in southwestern Deraa province Sunday - fighters say, with amateur video purporting to show the event. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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 b
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Univariate continuous distribution theory
This free course looks at a number of the basic properties of statistical models. Section 1 is concerned with the distributions of continuous random variables which are described by their probability density functions (pdfs) and cumulative distribution functions (cdfs). Section 2 is concerned with moments and covers, the concept of expectation or expected value, the familiar notion of the mean, also known as the first moment, two general definitions of moments, variance, random variables linked
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Breakingviews: French tax protests pointless
Sept. 27 - Even though the proposed 75% tax rate in the French budget is economic and intellectual nonsense, the protests against it are clumsy and pointless say Breakingviews
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Literary Festival 2013: A Life in Politics – leading London from the left [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ken Livingstone | Ken Livingstone has for almost 40 years been a controversial but highly effective politician who has dominated London politics. He championed low fares for public transport, fought the abolition of the GLC, defeated Labour to become mayor of London in 2000, re-joined Labour and then presided over eight years of pro-development, market-led policy in the capital. He has brought a distinctive point of view to many issues, always dividing opinion. He has continued his l
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On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • identify criteria to evaluate whether prison works.


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Apollo 11 - One Small Step
This NASA site about the Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969 presents an animated video, footage, photos, and a panoramic view of the surface of the moon.
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Dr Jonathan Vickery, from the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, talks about his study of cultural led regeneration under New Labour. Here he explains the concept and why the Labour government embraced it.
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2.5.1 Anglo-zone connections

Much of today's global interconnectedness has been shaped by the legacies of long-standing trading patterns, imperial expansion, colonisation and strategic military interventions. From the late seventeenth century to the mid twentieth century, Britain presided over the largest empire in global history – although expansion was tempered by adjustment as former colonies gained independence. With the benefit of hindsight, the American War of Independence (1775–1783) or the American Revolution
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"Building an active community": An interview with Megan Williams & Sally Fitzpatrick
In this video, Megan Williams and Sally Fitzpatrick from Muru Marri School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW, discuss effective strategies for building an active community in a blended learning environment. They view themselves as engagers and discuss how introducing some simple strategies such as student introductions, using art, creating an open, safe and exciting learning space can help the participants feel comfortable and bond. This forms the basis for students going through a l
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1.2 Continuity and change

Religions generally go to a great deal of trouble to stress how consistent, how changeless, how solid they are, but change is, in fact, an observable and constant factor in religion. At a personal level, for example, older Catholics who grew up having to eat fish on Friday and ‘knowing’ that cremation was forbidden to them are aware of that. Such ‘unchanging certainties’ have changed a great deal over the years. It is therefore useful to look both at how a religion develops over time
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Andrew W. Lo, Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor; Director, Laboratory for Financial Engineering
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Pages magazine
Pages magazine is an Iranian contemporary arts ejournal, published partly online and also distributed in paper form from The Netherlands. The journal is published in English. At May 2009 there are tables of contents for seven issues online, with many articles from the print edition freely available online in HTML format. Issues are themed. Example free online article titles include: 'Cultural Identity or National Modernism?'; 'The Font Crisis A conversation between Farhad Fozouni, Hamed Yousefi
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GLS 2010 panel 2 highlights: Inside out
Nirmalya Kumar, Savio Kwan, Ravi Kant and Mo Ibrahim discuss the latest trend of emerging market companies exporting and taking over companies in the west. Leading companies from Brazil, India and China share their experiences
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Listen: Join philosophical conversation at Vanderbilt Berry Lectures
Thought-provoking questions about the morality of war, treatment of others and obligations toward the dead will be explored during the 2013 Berry Lectures in Public Philosophy at Vanderbilt University.
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