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Money and Finance: Crash Course Economics #11
So, we've been putting off a kind of basic question here. What is money? What is currency? How are the two different. Well, not to give away too much, but money has a few basic functions. It acts as a store of value, a medium of exchange, and as a unit of account. Money isn't just bills and coins. It can be anything that meets these three criteria. In US prisons, apparently, pouches of Mackerel are currency. Yes, mackerel the fish. Paper and coins work as money because they're backed by the gove
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4 Alliteration

Alliteration is the term used to describe successive words beginning with the same sound – usually, then, with the same letter.

To illustrate this I would like to use a stanza from Arthur Hugh Clough's poem, ‘Natura naturans’. There is not enough space to quote the whole poem, but to give you some idea of the context of this stanza so that you can more fully appreciate what Clough is doing, it is worth explaining that ‘Natura naturans’ describes the sexual tension between a yo
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Volcanoes from Around the World
This video shows photographs of volcanoes from around the world. It is set to music and each photo gives the location of the volcano. It shows both dormant and erupting volcanoes. Music may be a bit distracting to the viewer. (06:07)
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Westward Expansion Overview
A two minute video from the viewpoint of a pioneering family. Lacks insights and the ending is questionable as to merit.
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Conclusion

  1. Eutrophication is a process in which an ecosystem accumulates mineral nutrients. It can occur naturally, but is usually associated with human activity that releases nutrients into the environment.

  2. Anthropogenic eutrophication has caused a widespread loss of biodiversity in many systems. Recent attempts to reverse the process are proving difficult and expensive.

  3. Symptoms of eutrophication are most readily seen in aquatic sys
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Financial Aid Office Introduction
For more information visit: http://enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/
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Conclusion

Ecology is the study of the interactions between organisms and their environment (including other organisms). An understanding of ecology is important to inform environmental decision-making.

Soil pH influences the availability of mineral nutrients to plants and hence the distribution of different plant species. Some species may be classified as either calcicoles or calcifuges.

Variation in salinity, exposure to desiccation and biotic interactions (e.g. grazing) influence the zona
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"Daddy" Poem by Sylvia Plath
This desperately angry and coldly bitter poem is read by the poet Sylvia Plath herself (1932 - 1963) in this video, accompanied by film and images, including family and personal photographs.  Powerful.  (3:56)
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The Ethnographic Dream
In this seminar for the anthropology research group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions (10 October 2012), Dr Katherine Swancutt discusses 'doing fieldwork among native scholars and shamans', focusing on southwest China.
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ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE: On Elizabeth Bishop || Woodberry Poetry Room
Frank Bidart, Megan Marshall, Gail Mazur, Lloyd Schwartz & Rosanna Warren In commemoration of the centennial of Elizabeth Bishop's birth, the Woodberry Poetry Room hosted an oral history conversation featuring Bishop's friends and students Lloyd Schwartz, Frank Bidart, Megan Marshall, Gail Mazur and Rosanna Warren (whose mother was Bishop's roommate at Vassar). The conversation included about Bishop's undergraduate escapades and its relationship to "The Group," her relationship with her mentor
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IASFM 12 Conference: State of Forced Migration Address Podcast
This podcast was recorded at opening address of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference. This podcast was recorded at opening address of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference, which was held on Sunday 29th June 2009 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Presented by Dr. Nicholas Van Hear, University of Oxford.
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Pelvis (Part 1) Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the pelvis. Focus on the pelvic girdle and joints. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little blurry. Grades 9-12. 4:25 min.
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3.6.2 The JAK–STAT pathway

Another important protein kinase pathway is the JAK–STAT pathway. Cytokines (Section 2.2), are frequently used for signalling between cells of the immune system. Cytokine-induced signal transduction cascades are often direct pathways to the nucleus for switching on sets of genes. Janus kinases (JAKs, named after the two-faced Roman god) are a particular
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Apprenez le Français - L'alphabet (Learn French-The Alphabet)
Instructor recites the alphabet as the letters appear on the screen. Suitable for all beginning learners of the French language.
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Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 - II Adagio sostenuto (1/2)
In this video (in color) pianist, Georgi Chrkin, plays Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 2 - II Adagio sostenuto with the Classic FM Radio Orchestra conducted by Georgi Dimitrov. They are on stage in a concert hall. The picture quality and stage lighting is good and the sound quality is excellent.
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"Great Composers of Classical Music," Part 4
This video shows the photograph of the composer, the date of birth and death, and the Country they are from. Each composer's most famous piece of music is playing as these facts are on the screen. Some of the composers include  Gounod, Strauss, Offenbach and Brahms. (10:01)
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French Lesson Week 3- Leçon2 [Reflexive Verbs]
Lesson 2 of week 3 examines the use of reflexive verbs, and gives examples of how to use them, including proper pronoun use, and word order. Gives the link to the word document with the class files. (9:35)
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Say it with poison
In this lecture, Mr Russell Bowes, a freelance garden historian, will be sharing mysterious tales of how people have died in the garden, and how you can protect yourself against herbaceous murderers.
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4 Engineering with proteins

What are the prospects for designing and making new proteins for specific purposes? The technology exists to build polypeptide chains unit by unit in a test tube, but this is time-consuming and expensive. Often a more practical approach is to find ways of working with nature to produce useful substances in a form that we can use. This might involve extracting a naturally occurring protein and chemically modifying it in some way, or using genetic engineering to produce a particular protein in
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3.2 The evolution of the EU

The EU has grown out of a series of intergovernmental political initiatives which have been expressed in a number of treaties. These treaties form the building blocks that give authority and power to the institutions and law-making bodies of the EU. The process is evolutionary, as treaties are reviewed and amended to reflect both the changing membership and the vision of the EU.

The EU is founded on several treaties:

  1. The treaty that established t
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