Theoretical Perspectives
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Explain what sociological theories are and how they are used Understand the similarities and differences between structural functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic […]

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Journalist Goes Inside Fort Knox
On September 23rd 1974. British ITN Journalist Michael Brunson goes inside at Fort Knox. Brunson was one of a select group of journalists and politicians invited to see inside the Gold Bullion depository as part of a PR exercise to counter the conspiracy theory that the Vault was empty. No-one has been invited to tour the Vault since. (2:53)

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UW 360 May 2012: C4C at Fluke Hall
This month on UW|360, we'll take you into the UW's Center for Commercialization (C4C) and their new business incubator space at Fluke Hall.
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Keynote | Windows Phone Summit

Watch the on-demand video of our June 20 press event in San Francisco outlining the past and future of Windows Phone.


Author(s): Joe Belfiore, Terry Myerson, Kevin Gallo

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Otis Communication Arts Lecture: Michael Beirut
Communication Arts presents Michael Beirut, partner of the Pentagram, N.Y. office since 1990. Bierut is a graphic designer, design critic and educator. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning. Bierut leads a team to create identity design, environmental graphic design and editorial design solutions. He has won hundreds of design awards and his work is represented in several permanent collectio
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Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sebastian Seung | Sebastian Seung, a dynamic young professor at MIT, is at the forefront of a revolution in neuroscience which believes that the basis of our identity lies not in our genes but in the connections between our brain cells. Just as the genome has been mapped, so Seung plans to map the "connectome". By mapping this "connectome", Seung hopes to unlock the mysteries of identity and personality. Sebastian Seung is Professor of Computational Neuroscience at MIT and
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Lady Gaga Fugue
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Problem Solve Your School
Students apply what they have learned about the engineering design process to a real-life problem that affects them and/or their school. They chose a problem as a group, and then follow the engineering design process to come up with and test their design solution. This activity teaches students how to use the engineering design process while improving something in the school environment that matters to them. By performing each step of the design process, students can experience what it is like t
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Olympic and Paralympic Gold Post Boxes
London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Gold Post Boxes
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Using Computation to Validate Predictability of Materials Models
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Breakingviews: Dimon vs Weill
July 30 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss the subtext of Jamie Dimon's management shakeup at JPMorgan given his former mentor Sandy Weill's recent comments about breaking up banks.
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Willie Sterner Describes the Jewish Community of Wolbrom
Willie Sterner describes the Jewish Community of Wolbrom, Poland including the synagogues and political and cultural life. To learn more visit the online exhibition, "On One Clear Day, The Story of Jewish Wolbrom" http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/wolbrom/index.asp
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Borderline Art
After years of negotiation, artist and COFA Dean, Ian Howard, has gained access to the highly militarised North Korean - Chinese border to document its history.
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Biodiversiteit : Classificatie
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Deze Prezi tracht een antwoord te bieden op volgende vragen:

  • Hoe is de diversiteit van het leven geëvolueerd?
  • Welke evolutionaire kenmerken kunnen we onderscheiden bij organismen?
  • Welke …

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The Months of the Year Chant from Super Simple Song
This colorful video chant teaches the months of the year to early learners. Each month is shown on the screen as the month name is said and repeated. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review this important skill in the early childhood classroom. (02:19)
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Moving from GCSE to AS level for the first time in a language
Moving from GCSE to AS level for the first time in a language.
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The End of Press Freedom
The fourth FLJS policy brief from our series assessing the Leveson Inquiry and the future of media regulation sees Damian Tambini provocatively argue that we should abandon the concept of press freedom altogether. In this policy brief, the author argues that we should abandon the term press freedom, which is increasingly used to protect the self-interest of one of many converging media sectors, to block reforms, and close down debate about the appropriate form of media accountability. The polic
Author(s): Dr Damian Tambini, Director of the Media Policy Pr

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5.11 Further evidence on stability

Given the importance of establishing the nature of the stability of the bridge, further witnesses were called at a later stage in the enquiry to shed some light on the problem. If Mr Noble had observed chattering of the joints in the tie bars, had similar phenomena been observed earlier?

The key witnesses were the engineers in charge of erecting and finalising the structure before it was opened in May 1878, Major-general Hutchinson, the BoT inspector who approved the structure for publi
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