4.3 The easy problems and the hard problem
What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This unit will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties consciousness presents to science and philosophy.
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If Monterrey Falls, Mexico Falls
In just four years Monterrey, Mexico has gone from being a model for developing economies to a place more like a conflict zone at the heart of Mexico's drugs war.
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Los miserables
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Sound - by StudyJams
Sound is energy that travels as a result of vibration.  It can be characterized by frequency, loudness, and pitch, and is measured in decibels.  Learn more about sound with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link. 
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Vanderbilt basketball legend Roy Skinner has died
Roy Skinner, who won 278 basketball games, compiled an 81.5 percent winning percentage at Memorial Gym and recruited the first black athlete to the Southeastern Conference, died of respiratory failure at Southern Hills Medical Center. He was 80.
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Glass Program at CCA
The multidisciplinary curriculum of the Glass Program at California College of the Arts couples a vigorous foundation in craft with concept-oriented projects. CCA offers students a comprehensive education in the techniques, materials, history, and philosophy of glass as a medium for art making. For more information, including how to apply: cca.edu/glass
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Unknown desert vine
These leaves appear dry due to the lack of moisture in the desert environment. The leaves are leathery to the touch because they have waxy surfaces to keep moisture for the plant.
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Ocean Planet: Rough Cut Galapagos Flyby
The Ocean Planet is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution which opened in Washington DC on April 22, 1995. A part of the exhibition was a computer flyby of the Pacific Ocean developed in the SVS. This animation represents a stage in the development of that flyby.
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Rubin: Americans want cuts - and spending
July 1 - Eighty percent of Americans want deficit reduction - but they also want entitlements, says Robert Rubin, former U.S. Treasury Secretary and co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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I really don't promote too many other websites that are basically the same as my own but I came across I love that Teaching Idea and found it has loads of great teaching ideas just like we do.&nb
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You can understand a verbal explanation of business products
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: 3 Month Old: Normal: Cranial Nerves
The vestibulo-ocular reflex evokes a full range of conjugate eye movements. The baby should also be able to visually track 180 degrees in the horizontal plane. Facial expression is full and symmetric. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
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3.5 The European Court of Human Rights

Section II of the European Convention on Human Rights comprises thirty-three articles, which are all related to the setting up and conduct of proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights. They include, for example, the power to make rules governing how applications are made to the Court, how the Court is conducted, how judges are appointed to the Court and their period of appointment. Each HCP is able to appoint one judge to the European Court of Human Rights.

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Resonance: Radio, Wineglasses, Opera Singers and Cycles
Resonance is the quality of transmitting even tiny signals between systems that are tuned to the same frequency. Given that cycles of common period are found pervading many different disciplines, perhaps an explanation may be found in resonance. An example is the 160 minute (and associated 80 minute cycle) cycle, found in biological systems, outer planetary spacings, the rotation rates of planets, asteroids and binary stars, solar oscillation and flux and galactic cores. A cosmic pervading vibra
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6.3 Devices for automatic control
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
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ICESat First Light Release: Following ICESat
In this visualization we ride along with the ICESat spacecraft as its laser measures detailed changes in surface topography. This was produced in support of the ICESat first light release.
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Significant Digits
Scott Starks
This module is part of a collection of modules intended for students enrolled in PreCalculus (MATH 1508) at the University of Texas at El Paso.
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Measuring Community Structure
A plant community can be sampled using a "wandering quarter" survey, a plotless survey method that requires no set-up and minimal equipment. Participants zig-zag from tree to tree, always heading in the same general compass direction. Data collected can be used to calculate several common measures of plant community structure, including species richness, species diversity, relative basal area, stems per hectare, relative dominance, and importance value. Hypotheses about the effect of various abi
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