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For teachers   Guess what I'm doing
 
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Hi teachers! In today's video, you will discover the rules of a fun little activity called ''Guess what I'm doing''. You will also find out the most efficient way of explaining the rules of the game to your students. This activity is great as a warm-up when introducing Present Continuous. You can also use it as a freer practice activity at the end of the class. PDF FILE: https://www.teacherivan.com/teachers/video/guess-what-im-doing-warm-up-act Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eng.teacher.ivan/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eng.teacher.ivan/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/EngTeacherIvan Website: https://www.teacherivan.com/
Views: 2873 Teacher Ivan
Noun Games for the Classroom : Teaching With Games
 
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Subscribe Now: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Ehow Watch More: http://www.youtube.com/Ehow Certain noun games are great when starting from a very early age, like the first or second grade. Learn about noun games for the classroom with help from an experienced teacher in this free video clip. Expert: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster Bio: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster has successfully improved the reading and writing skills of fifth-through-eighth grade, inner-city youths for six years. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz Series Description: Being a teacher doesn't have to be all "textbooks" and "written exams" - your curriculum can include games designed to help students learn while having fun, too. Get teaching tips and learn a few new tricks for the classroom with help from an experienced teacher in this free video series.
Views: 139421 eHow
Full Class With Simon Borg-Olivier
 
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Here is a class with Simon Borg-Olivier that you can follow along with. It is almost 1.5 hours long, so be prepared. After many years practicing and teaching yoga, Simon has definitely developed his own style, very much based around freer movement and mobilizing the spine. For Articles, Courses, Apps and more go to https://loveyogaanatomy.com You can follow Stu on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/stu_girling
Views: 32182 love yoga anatomy
Teaching Grammar - getting creative with controlled practice
 
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Some practical and communicative ideas for doing controlled practice.
Views: 60655 elttraining
Exploiting material - getting the full potential from reading texts
 
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Lots of practical ideas for the classroom on how to get the most from the reading texts in your coursebook or authentic texts. If you liked this, there are more free videos and a 'Grammar for English Teachers' course at www.elt-training.com
Views: 3963 elttraining
An Example PPP Lesson Plan - Part 1: The Warm-Up
 
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Teach English abroad with International TEFL Academy! Get the latest details about salaries, hiring seasons, visas and more in your free brochure ⇒ https://ita.fyi/MediaTEFLBrochure In this video, International TEFL Academy Instructor Wayne Walker talks about the first stage of the Example PPP Lesson Plan: The Warm-up. Get paid to see the world! Teach English overseas.
CELTA CCQS ICQs, Perfect Lessons and Learning the Phonemic Chart (Patreon Q&A)
 
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Get your exclusive 10% discount from Language Fuel using the code CELTAHelper at https://languagefuel.com/memberships Have Your Questions Answered Fortnightly on YouTube by becoming a Patron over on Patreon: https://patreon.com/stephenbeale CCQS and ICQs on a CELTA course can be a little bit confusing, but they're very straightforward once you get the hang of it. So, I explain both concept checking questions and instruction checking questions for your CELTA course in this video. I also answer a question about what makes the perfect lesson and is there a perfect lesson plan for your teaching practice on your CELTA course. Finally, a cover whether it is worth learning the phonemic chart and if you need to know this before starting your CELTA course to teach pronunciation in your teaching practice sessions. There's also some exciting offers available exclusively to sell to help the readers and subscribers for personal development online through language fuel.com. Remember to use the discount code CELTAHelper for 20% off. Language fuel is a great resource that I've used and recommend and it can help you both before and after your course, or even doing it of course! It's run by ELT professionals over New Zealand who are adding content to it all the time and it's well worth checking out. I think it's going to be a big deal in the ELT industry in the future and is certainly changing the way people can access continuous professional development. You can also further support celthelper.com by becoming a patron over on https://patreon.com/stephenbeale From as little as $5 a month, you can help support the site and keep it running, so that I can keep helping people like you with this out of questions. There's no commitment and you can cancel anytime but you can also get a lot from becoming a member, like having your questions answered on YouTube as this video is based on a patrons questions! =============== Links Mentioned in the Video: =============== 📚 Recommended books for your CELTA course 📚: 📖 Teaching English Grammar by Jim Scrivener (Amazon UK Affiliate Link): https://amzn.to/2zIwWoD 📖 📖 Raymond Murphy English Grammar in Use (Amazon UK Affiliate Link): https://amzn.to/2zIkwNr 📖 📖 Practical English Usage by Michael Swan (Amazon UK affiliate link): https://amzn.to/2zG8tjO 📖 📖 Learning Teaching by Jim Scrivener (Amazon UK Affiliate Link): https://amzn.to/2zIkEMV 📖 📖 Reward Resource Pack (Different levels available; Amazon UK Affiliate Link): https://amzn.to/2zIxavZ 📖 =============== Connect With CELTA Helper: 👉 Click here to subscribe to this channel: https://goo.gl/7XD43S 👉 Follow CELTA Helper on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celtahelper 👉 Check out the latest CELTA Helper post on the blog: http://celtahelper.com 👉 Subscribe to this Youtube channel: https://goo.gl/ZSeBaM 👉 Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/stephenbeale 👉 Listen to my tips on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-452616402/ ============== 🔥🔥 Top 5 CELTA Helper Articles on the Blog 🔥🔥: ▶ CELTA Course Assignments: Step-by-Step Guide with Real Examples: https://celtahelper.com/celta-course-assignments/ ▶ CELTA Course Pre-interview Task 2018: Examples with PDF Downloads: https://celtahelper.com/celta-course-preinterview-task/ ▶ Focus on the Learner Assignment: Detailed Guide with Real Examples: https://celtahelper.com/focus-on-the-learner/ ▶ Cheapest CELTA Course in the World: Every Course in the World for Less Than £1000: https://celtahelper.com/cheapest-celta-courses/ ▶ CELTA Assignment 2: Language Related Tasks - Quick Guide With Worked Examples: https://celtahelper.com/celta-assignment-2-language-related-tasks/ ============== 🔥🔥 Most Popular CELTA Course Videos on this Channel 🔥🔥: ▶ CELTA TP 1 - 3 Mistakes to Avoid: https://youtu.be/0Acwnwl3t4Q ▶ CELTA Course Interview: How is it, what do they look for and is it mainly about grammar?: https://youtu.be/YM3CIHrr-ms ▶ How to Survive the CELTA: 10 Tips to Get You Through the Course!: https://youtu.be/I2uoGUVesTM ▶ CELTA Tips from a CELTA Trainer: Tami from the Chester School of English, Madrid: https://youtu.be/nq_t3QvCOcI ▶ The BEST CELTA Grammar Book?: https://youtu.be/PHUQT5LwCZ4 ============== PS I highly recommend audiobooks through Amazon's Audible app as a way to stay sane while taking a CELTA course or other studies. I say this as when I am studying, I often don’t feel I have any time to read for leisure or fun, which frustrates me in a big way! Audiobooks have helped me to get back some of that leisure time as I still have the mental energy or capacity for an audiobook when I might not otherwise read. Click here to get your first audiobook FREE and support CELTA Helper: https://amzn.to/2QlzEHX 👀👍 ==============
Views: 266 CELTA Helper TV
How to improve your English by reading
 
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How can reading improve your English? What reading strategies can you use to improve your vocabulary, pronunciation, fluency, and enunciation? In this instructional and motivational video, I tell you how picking up a book can not only help you to improve your vocabulary but your speaking confidence and presentation skills as well. Watch the lesson, and let me know some of your favourite books in the comments section! https://www.engvid.com/how-to-improve-your-english-by-reading/ TRANSCRIPT Hey, everyone. I'm Alex. Thanks for clicking, and welcome to this lesson on "How to Improve Your English By Reading". So, it might be very obvious how reading can help you improve, you know, your speaking in English, particularly your vocabulary, but there are a number of reasons and a number of things that reading regularly and reading in specific ways can actually help you to improve your English, and also not only like your reading English, but your ability to speak properly or to speak confidently. And again, this applies not only to English as a second language learners, but also to English speakers, period. So pick up a book, and here's how picking up a book can help you to improve your English. So, number one: You can improve your English by picking up any book, reading out loud, and exaggerating what you're reading. You might think: "This sounds ridiculous", but if you are a second language learner, this is a fantastic way to improve your enunciation, your pronunciation, and presentation skills. Even if you're not a second language learner... English as a second language learner. So, for example, it doesn't matter what type of genre you like, what type of books you like. Me, personally, I love science-fiction, I love fantasy. And I can turn to, you know, pages in any of these books and read out loud, exaggerate what I'm saying, and just the act of doing this, of speaking out loud what I'm reading makes me feel, again, more confident speaking in front of an audience, for example. So I'll just open to a random page here and... Okay, so in this book, just so you know, there's a horse, his name is Artaq. And it says: "Artaq did not hesitate. He veered toward the Silver River. The wolves came after, soundless, fluid, black terror. Will was sure that this time they would not escape. Allanon was no longer there to help them. They were all alone." Now, what you notice is I'm... I'm trying to exaggerate: "They were all alone." Even like my l's. And focus on every letter when you're reading, because this type of reading, reading out loud, exaggerating, if you are a professional, this is a great way to build that clarity in your speech when you're speaking in front of people, and pacing yourself, how fast you speak as well is important, obviously, when you're giving a presentation. This second part... Again, this one can apply to both native speakers of English, but it's more specifically geared towards English as a second language speakers, and that is: Paying attention to word endings. And especially "ed" and "s" endings. So, specifically past tense words, like "wanted", okay? Or plural words, like "hawks" instead of one hawk, because a lot of, again, English as a second language learners sometimes forget the "ed" ending when they're reading. I've taught classes where, you know, students have to read out loud, and they're so focused on reading and getting the words correct, but the pronunciation, they just drop the ends of words sometimes, especially "ed", especially "s". So let me see if I can quickly find an example. Okay, here's one: "When he stayed on his feet..." When he... Oh, why am I pointing? You can't see that. You can't see that. So: "When he stayed on his feet" this is one part of the sentence. Again, you have the verb "stayed", so some new learners of English will sometimes read that as: "When he stay", "When he stay", and they just drop the end. So please, please, please focus on those "ed" and "s" endings, and this will really help your fluency, the ability of others to understand you, as well as your enunciation. "Stayed", okay? Number three: Pay attention to punctuation. Now, punctuation refers to the use of commas, periods, question marks, exclamation marks when you're reading. By paying attention to these things, you can actually focus on improving your intonation and your fluency; two specific things. So, the intonation refers to the up and down movement of your voice when you are saying something or reading something. So, for example, you know, raise... In the second part I said: "Raise intonation for yes or no questions." So if you notice when you're reading that, you know, this person is asking a yes or no question, then your voice should be moving up at the end. And, you know in speaking, this also improves that. So, for example, in this book there is... Okay, here's a yes or no question, the question is: "Did you find her?"
Headspace | Meditation Tips | Find your natural confidence
 
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When we force ourselves to muster up confidence, it never really feels authentic. Meditation can help you find a quieter, freer kind of confidence. And with a bit of practice, it will just start to come naturally. ....................................................................................................................... Learn to meditate in ten minutes a day with the Headspace app. Each day, it delivers a new guided meditation based on teachings that Andy Puddicombe, Co-founder of Headspace, learned during the ten years he spent studying meditation and mindfulness in monasteries across Asia. The first series, Basics, is completely free and teaches the basics of meditation and mindfulness. After that, via subscription, Headspace offers hundreds of hours of original content tailored to the specific needs of each user. Themed meditation packs are supported by a host of content, including animations, articles and videos in the playful, quirky style that makes Headspace instantly recognizable. Along with daily meditations, Headspace also offers On-The-Go exercises for users short on time and SOS sessions to support subscribers in those meltdown moments.
Views: 3088008 Headspace
Second Conditional: The Grammar Gameshow Episode 20
 
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Welcome to the Grammar Gameshow! Test your knowledge in this crazy quiz! The presenter is a bit strange, the points don't make sense and the prizes could use some improvement, but at least the grammar is correct! We finally have a winner! Liz makes it through to round two! This episode is all about the second conditional! That present-to-future construction with ‘if’ that’s all about the unreal! Will you be able to answer the questions? Will Liz survive another round? And why is Will acting so differently? Find out in this episode of the Grammar Gameshow! For more information, a quiz and other episodes, visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/tgg/ Do you want to learn how to speak English? Then join us here on YouTube for great grammar, drama, news, study, pronunciation, vocabulary, music, interviews and celebrity videos. Every day we have a new video to help you with English. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new. We like receiving and reading your comments - please use English when you comment. For more videos and content that will help you learn English, visit our website: http://www.bbclearningenglish.com
Views: 31548 BBC Learning English
Mike Freer MP's Gay Conversion Therapy and the NHS Debate 3 Nov 2015 House of Commons
 
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Mike Freer MP's Gay Conversion Therapy and the NHS Debate 3 Nov 2015 House of CommonsWestminster Hall) https://www.politicshome.com/health-and-care/articles/opinion/house-commons/mike-freer-mp-practice-%E2%80%98conversion%E2%80%99-therapy-has-no Follow us @barnetbugle
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THE POWER OF CONCENTRATION - FULL AudioBook 🎧📖 | by Theron Q. Dumont - Self Help & Inspirational
 
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The Power of Concentration - FULL AudioBook 🎧📖 | by Theron Q. Dumont - Self Help & Inspirational | Greatest🌟AudioBooks 🌟 ► F R E E Audiobooks .com 30 day trial & get your 1st audiobook FREE! 🎧 http://affiliates.audiobooks.com/tracking/scripts/click.php?a_aid=5b8c26085f4b8 🌟 F R E E 30 day Audible Audiobooks Trial: https://amzn.to/2Iu08SE 🛒 S H O P 🎁 great books & gifts: https://www.amazon.com/shop/GreatestAudioBooks The Power of Concentration - FULL Audio Book by Theron Q. Dumont - This book contains a series of twenty lessons which were designed to help develop and improve the power of concentration! 📘 F A C E B O O K: http://www.Facebook.com/GreatestAudioBooks 💙 T W I T T E R : https://www.twitter.com/GAudioBooks 📰 S U B S C R I B E to Greatest Audio Books: http://www.youtube.com/GreatestAudioBooks 👕 B U Y T-SHIRTS & MORE: http://bit.ly/1akteBP LISTEN to the full audio book for free! Chapter listing and chapter length: 00 -- Introduction -- 00:04:25 INTRODUCTION. 01 -- Lessons 1 and 2 -- 00:39:34 LESSON 1. CONCENTRATION FINDS THE WAY. Our two natures; one wants to advance; the other wants to pull us back. LESSON 2. THE SELF-MASTERY. SELF-DIRECTION POWER OF CONCENTRATION Very few men possess the power to concentrate as they should. The cause of poor concentration. 02 -- Lessons 3 and 4 -- 00:12:33 LESSON 3. HOW TO GAIN WHAT YOU WANT THROUGH CONCENTRATION. The mistake made by those that do not understand the power of mental attraction. How to get what you want. LESSON 4. CONCENTRATION, THE SILENT FORCE THAT PRODUCES RESULTS IN ALL BUSINESS. The power of thought. An experiment showing the power of thought. 03 -- Lessons 5 and 6 -- 00:20:47 LESSON 5. HOW CONCENTRATED THOUGHT LINKS ALL HUMANITY TOGETHER. How you may become successful. The barriers to success can be controlled. How to realize your fondest ambitions. LESSON 6. THE TRAINING OF THE WILL TO DO. The great secret of any accomplishment. Everything Is possible today. The inner energy that controls all conscious acts. How you can become a genius. 04 -- Lessons 7 and 8 -- 00:21:55 LESSON 7. THE CONCENTRATED MENTAL DEMAND. The attitude of the mind affects the expression of the face. The wonderful power of the concentrated mental demand. LESSON 8. CONCENTRATION GIVES MENTAL POISE. The man that can concentrate is well poised. What you must do to be successful today. 05 -- Lessons 9 and 10 -- 00:25:18 LESSON 9. CONCENTRATION CAN OVERCOME BAD HABITS. Habit is but a powerful enemy and wonderful ally of concentration. Most people are controlled through the power of habit. LESSON 10. BUSINESS RESULTS GAINED THROUGH CONCENTRATION. A successful business not the result of chance. Failure not caused by luck. The intense desire that is necessary to make a business a success. 06 -- Lessons 11 and 12 -- 00:18:53 LESSON 11. CONCENTRATE ON COURAGE. Lack of courage creates financial, as well as mental and moral difficulties. LESSON 12. CONCENTRATE ON WEALTH. No one was intended to be poor. Through wealth we can uplift ourselves and humanity. Uncongenial and unpleasant conditions are not conducive to proper thought. First step toward acquiring wealth. 07 -- Lessons 13 and 14 -- 00:44:58 LESSON 13. YOU CAN CONCENTRATE, BUT WILL YOU? All have the ability to concentrate. LESSON 14. ART OF CONCENTRATING WITH PRACTICAL EXERCISE. A daily habit will wonderfully increase your concentration. Seeing yourself as you would like to be. 08 -- Lessons 15 and 16 -- 00:15:01 LESSON 15. CONCENTRATE SO YOU WILL NOT FORGET. Why people forget. An easy way to remember. How to deepen your impression. Exercise in Memory Concentration. LESSON 16. HOW CONCENTRATION CAN FULFILL YOUR DESIRE. The desire to do implies the ability to do. Man has within him the power to gratify his every wish. If you have been unable to satisfy your longings, it is time you learn how to use your God-given powers. 09 -- Lessons 17 and 18 -- 00:17:46 LESSON 17. IDEALS DEVELOP BY CONCENTRATION. Your happiness and success depends upon your ideals. A valuable lesson. Through concentration we can work out our ideals In physical life. LESSON 18. MENTAL CONTROL THROUGH CREATION. An inventor's vision. Why It is easy to project your thoughts to another. 10 -- Lessons 19 and 20 -- 00:32:10 LESSON 19. A CONCENTRATED WILL DEVELOPMENT. A most effective and practical method of developing the Will. Practical exercises. Will training without exercises. LESSON 20. CONCENTRATION REVIEWED. Those unable to concentrate will generally suffer from poverty and unhappiness, #audiobook #audiobooks #freeaudiobooks #greatestaudiobooks #ThePowerofConcentration #focus #HowTo #Concentration This video: Copyright 2012 Greatest Audio Books. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Your purchases through Amazon affiliate links generate revenue for this channel. Thank you for your support.
Views: 587672 Greatest AudioBooks
Muslim Yoga & its Controversies
 
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Most viewers will be surprised to learn about the rapidly expanding movement among Muslims to appropriate Yoga. Teachers and Islamic experts are collaborating to modify Yoga by removing aspects seen as Hinduism, and by adding links with Islam. In this episode I analyze video clips from Muslim Yoga teachers in Pakistan, India, Canada and USA. I survey and comment on many kinds of Muslim postures toward Yoga, such as: 1. Outright rejection of Yoga, seen as shrik, meaning it is banned by Allah. 2. Attitudes of blatant Hinduphobia, even in some Western schools of Islam. 3. Demand to remove surya-namaskar because it is seen as idol worship which is banned in Islam. 4. Demand to remove Om because only Allah's name can be chanted. 5. Demand to remove all mantras because they relate to "false gods" and infidel practices. 6. Replacing silence with chanting Allah's name. 7. Chanting verses from Qur'an during the practice. 8. Claiming that Yoga was not originally Hindu, but that Hindus hijacked it into their religion. 9. Trying to unite all Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) against features in Yoga that are "not friendly to Monotheism", and blaming these features on BJP. 10. Digesting Yoga systematically into Arabic vocabulary and claiming that it maps on to Islamic practices. My analysis in the final few minutes of the episode presents my advice to Muslims as well as to Hindu teachers. To help our movement, please donate by going to: http://infinityfoundation.com/donate-2/
Michael Lewis in Conversation on the Art of Writing
 
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Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short, Moneyball, and other bestselling books, discusses his career and practice as a writer with Ramona Naddaff, associate professor of Rhetoric and director of the Art of Writing program at the Townsend Center for the Humanities.
Views: 1438 UC Berkeley Events
Past Simple and Past Continuous Practice
 
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A grammar practice video for English students from Hot English Magazine at http://www.hotenglishmagazine.com in collaboration with MadridTeacher.com.
Views: 77056 Estudiar Inglés
Ep. 102 "Singing With An Open Throat" - Voice Lessons To The World
 
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Singers are often taught that singing with an “Open Throat” is the “right” way to sing. But, what does it mean? In Episode 102, Voice Teacher Justin Stoney of New York Vocal Coaching gives the topic a full exploration. With vocal pedagogy tips, singing exercises, and a song example - we hope that your voice and soul will open up to your “Joyfullest Noise” ever! Enjoy Voice Lessons To The World! Subscribe to New York Vocal Coaching Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Newyorkvocalcoaching New York Vocal Coaching in Midtown Manhattan is NYC’s leading Vocal Studio founded by internationally-recognized Voice Teacher, Justin Stoney and home to some of the best Voice Teachers and Vocal Coaches in the world. NYVC’s mission is to help singers of all levels, styles, and backgrounds to improve their voices. Our Youtube shows were created with a heart to offer free singing tips, vocal technique exercises, and vocal pedagogy information online to those who may not otherwise have the means to afford them or access them. Join Justin each episode for another fresh opportunity to “Make A Joyful Noise”! NYVC pop/rock/R&B clients have reached #1 on Billboard Charts. Our talent regularly receives international radio airplay, signing with major record labels including Universal, Sony, EMI, and Disney Records. NYVC artists have also appeared as Finalists on The Voice, American Idol, and X-Factor after working with our Vocal Coaches! We offer singing lessons to vocalists of all levels, backgrounds, and styles (including Pop, Rock, R&B, Broadway, Jazz, and Classical Music). Learn how to sing and improve your vocal technique. Prepare for auditions, the recording studio, or upcoming performances! NYVC also provides a wide range of additional services including Speech Coaching, Accent Reduction, Public Speaking, Acting Coaching, Monologue Coaching, Piano Lessons, Guitar Lessons, and Songwriting Coaching. New York Vocal Coaching invites you to "Make A Joyful Noise!" NYVC In The Press Our Voice Teachers appear on the NBC Today Show, CBS, ABC, MTV, Fox News, Fox 5 New York, The Insider, and Huffington Post TV. New York Vocal Coaching has been featured in publications like Esquire Magazine, Vice, Marie Claire, Newsweek/The Daily Beast, SELF, NME, New York Magazine, Salon, Fox News Magazine, Discovery News, Medical Daily, UK’s Daily Mail, Tech Times, Backstage Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. Follow Us On Social Media: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/NewYorkVocalCoaching Twitter - https://twitter.com/NYVocalCoaching Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/newyorkvocalcoaching Tumblr - http://newyorkvocalcoaching.tumblr.com Check Out NYVC’s Most Comprehensive Online Courses: https://voicelessonstotheworld.com/page/vocal_course Become A Certified Vocal Coach. Explore NYVC’s “Voice Teacher Training”: https://voiceteachertraining.com/ Watch All 100+ Episodes of “Voice Lessons To The World”— Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpcARcDSTR0KZjKxP9ecy7qadkM3Hqk_j Watch All “Quick Singing Tips” Episodes—Playlist: https://youtu.be/EvcQEDxoz8o Subscribe To Our Youtube Channel Now: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Newyorkvocalcoaching #NewYorkVocalCoaching #VoiceLessonsToTheWorld #OpenThroat
Views: 176569 New York Vocal Coaching
Buddha's Picnic by Gonkar Gyatso
 
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Buddha's Picnic by Gonkar Gyatso Join contemporary artist Gonkar Gyatso and art historian Melissa R. Kerin in a discussion about Buddha’s Picnic, an installation by Gyatso now on view at Washington and Lee University’s Staniar Gallery in Lexington, Virginia. Buddha’s Picnic is a modern shrine filled with mass-produced Buddhist devotional objects including electric prayer wheels spouting mantras in Tibetan, neon-colored Buddha statues, and flashing lotus lights. The installation provides a compelling contrast to the Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room in the Sackler exhibition Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice across Asia. Gonkar Gyatso is a Tibetan-born British artist (born 1961) currently living and working in Chengdu, China. He studied Chinese brush painting in Beijing and in 1984 attained a BA in traditional Tibetan scroll painting (thangka). In 2000 he earned an MA in fine art from the Chelsea College of Arts in London. Gyatso is the founder of the Sweet Tea House, a contemporary art gallery in London dedicated to showing Tibetan work. Gyatso's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Rubin Museum of Art; Chinese National Art Gallery; Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art; Courtauld Institute of Art; and Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art. Melissa R. Kerin is an art historian who works on the art and material culture of South Asia from the medieval and contemporary periods. Along with a number of articles, Kerin has authored two books, Artful Beneficence: Selections from the David Nalin Collection (Rubin Publications, 2009) and Art and Devotion at a Buddhist Temple in the Indian Himalaya (Indiana University Press, 2015), which was awarded the Edward C. Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities. She is currently finishing a manuscript titled Bodies of Offerings: The Materiality and Vitality of Tibetan Buddhist Shrines. Kerin holds a PhD in art history from the University of Pennsylvania and an MTS from Harvard Divinity School. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Saturday, February 17, 2018 2PM
Views: 446 Freer | Sackler
This Year, Many of My Friends Went Vegan
 
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This Year, Many of My Friends Went Vegan If you would like to have your video on my channel, contact me at info at weareinterconnected dot com https://www.weareinterconnected.com Get my new book Our Path to Freedom: How We Can Live a Freer and More Peaceful Life https://www.weareinterconnected.com/our-path-to-freedom Sign up for my free newsletter and get the free interactive ebook The Guru's Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment https://www.weareinterconnected.com/newsletter Do you like this video? Please give it a thumbs up and share it around. Subscribe to my YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/MichaelLanfieldRawVeganFruitarian?sub_confirmation=1 History of veganism and The Vegan News November 1944. https://www.thosecrazyvegans.net/history-of-veganism Vegan Society definition of veganism “Veganism denotes a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude—as far as is possible and practicable—all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals, and the environment. In dietary terms it denotes the practice of dispensing with all products derived wholly or partly from animals.” - The Vegan Society, 1979, the Memorandum and Articles of Association https://www.vegansociety.com/about-us/further-information/memorandum-and-articles-association Will Tuttle and The World Peace Diet http://www.worldpeacediet.com/
Say NO to double standards in medicine  (Video 7)
 
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- Join our community here: https://peterdobias.com/pages/join-our-community - Check Dr. Dobias Natural Healing line https://peterdobias.com/collections/dr-dobias-original-products --------------------------- Today, I would like to talk to you about double standards in medicine. Not many people would argue that health is our most prized possession. However, while we lock our cars and homes and put our travel passports into safety boxes, we let others decide how to handle our and our dog’s health. We blindly entrust complete strangers to create laws and regulations that should protect our health but instead protect the interests of the conventional medical establishment. Over the last 100 or so years, our healthcare has been dominated by certain medical philosophies and treatments that involve patented drugs. Before I had renounced my veterinary licence in British Columbia I had a meeting with the Veterinary College registrar. In our conversation, I was told on how to write my veterinary articles and recommendations for you and instructed the following: I was to always offer conventional methods first and suggest natural alternatives as a second choice if the conventional methods didn’t work. I was told that my alternative recommendations had to be followed by a disclaimer that stated that these methods were not scientifically proven. (This is not always true). My objection to this was that many commonly used conventional methods were not scientifically proven and that this disclaimer requirement was a double standard. The response that I received from this was, “Yes, it is a double standard.” As you can imagine, I was surprised to hear such a reply. The registrar bluntly stated that there was a double standard in medicine! For years, I have been quiet about what has been happening in veterinary medicine out of fear of being targeted. Now that I have surrendered my license, I am freer to speak and will continue to inform you of what is going on. This situation has led to fewer holistic practitioners in practice because many veterinarians are scared to speak up against the college. The current bylaws and regulations have a detrimental effect on veterinarians’ ability to freely use safe, non-conventional drug-free methods that work. When there is a complaint or a disciplinary case against a vet, the standard is conventional medicine, and those who don’t use conventional methods are putting themselves and their license at risk. Many of these vets have huge student and clinic loans, and losing their license would lead to serious consequences. Also, under the college regulations, veterinarians are not allowed to invent a product, connect their name with a product, or share reviews and feedback on a product's website. This effectively disqualifies any clinically experienced veterinarians from innovating and moving medicine forward. As you may be aware, I have received an ultimatum to either take my name off my products and stop sharing customer reviews on my website or give up my licence. When I questioned the College as to why I was not allowed to share reviews from customers about our products, they essentially told me that they couldn’t be sure that the testimonials were true. The irony of this statement is that the walls of most veterinary clinics are covered with posters and advertisements touting the benefits of many pharmaceutical and pet food products. These ads were created by the companies that sell them, yet I was not allowed to publish uncensored reviews and feedback written by our customers. Would this be another double standard? The most important issue here is that the democracy of medicine is threatened, and so is your freedom to choose the method that is the best for your dog. I am in no way saying that conventional medicine is wrong or useless, nor am I saying that vets or companies should not be responsible for the safety of their products. I am just asking to eliminate this DOUBLE STANDARD and any intimidation aimed at myself. Regulatory bodies should be concerned about malpractice and poor practice standards instead of targeting practitioners and the products that are based on customer feedback. Our current overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 stars and our products have been offered for over six years now. We clearly pose no threat to the health of dogs. Why should I not be allowed, as an educated professional, to share my knowledge and make a difference through the products that I formulated? On a positive note, now that I have surrendered my license, I am free to speak to you about your dogs and let you know of any developments. Animal lovers and veterinarians alike should have the freedom to choose which treatment to use. You and your dog’s health are the most prized possessions, and they are worth the fight. Thank you for reading, sharing, and, most of all, caring for and loving your dog. Dr. Peter Dobias, DVM
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How far have we come on human rights in the last 70 years?
 
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations on December 10, 1948. In this video, HKS Professors Mathias Risse and Kathryn Sikkink reflect on the legacy of the Universal Declaration, how far we have come since it was ratified, and how far we have to go before the ideals outlined in the document are fully realized. Mathias Risse is the Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration and the Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Kathryn Sikkink is the Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. –––– About Harvard Kennedy School: The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University is a graduate and professional school that brings together students, scholars, and practitioners who combine thought and action to make the world a better place. Our mission is to improve public policy and public leadership across the United States and around the world so that people can lead safer, freer, and more prosperous lives. Harvard Kennedy School teaches current and future leaders the skills they need to effectively advance the public purpose in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. Our renowned faculty and trailblazing research centers pioneer bold new ideas. And as the most international school at Harvard, we convene global leaders in the Forum, host visiting experts in the classroom, and attract a diverse community of faculty, students, and staff.
TEDxPhiladelphia - Unintended Consequences
 
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The moment that we recognize the impact of an unintended consequence, a new story unfolds. Ideas that arise from unintended consequences are deeply personal. An unintended consequence forces us to reassess our assumptions and challenge our narratives. Unintended Consequences is the official theme for TEDxPhiladelphia 2019. The daylong multidisciplinary conference will bring together engaging speakers, performers, and participants to share their stories and experiences of unanticipated moments, their challenges and unexpected opportunities that arose from this, and how it's shaped who they are and what they do today.
Looking After the Past: Conservation at the National Gallery, London By Larry Keith
 
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October 11, 2016 The preservation of the National Gallery's famous collection has been a central aspect of that institution since its foundation in 1824. Larry Keith, the Gallery's Head of Conservation and Keeper, gives an overview of the rich history of conservation at the Gallery, and how its advances and controversies have informed the way the department works today. This talk will look at what happens behind the scene when conservators are charged with the preservation, study and restoration of some of the world's best-loved masterpieces. Larry Keith is the Director of Collections (interim) National Gallery, London where he has been working since 1991 – first as a paintings conservator and then as Head of Conservation in 2010. He has contributed numerous articles on painting techniques across the range of the Collection for the Gallery’s Technical Bulletin, as well as contributions to exhibition catalogues on Diego Velazquez and Leonardo da Vinci. The Behind the Scenes Lecture Series, initiated by the University of Hong Kong’s Department of Fine Arts, aims to bring high-profile speakers from the international art world to highlight the work of professionals who help to keep art accessible for audiences now and in the future. The 2016 Lectures are generously supported by Qatar Airways and AXA ART.
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The Dream Of Life - Part Three - Arthur Cristian - Love For Life
 
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In this impromptu video Arthur Cristian discusses the law and the way we are tricked into making claims over and taking responsibility for our strawman/legal person so that we put our lives under the standing of men and women whose authority we accept. Our belief systems con us into accepting "representatives" of "The System" as people who have power over us, even though we have never been asked if we agree to this. Who are you answerable to? All legal paperwork, including UCC forms are an admittance and acceptance of slave status which is why those doing all their Freeman/Sovereignty paperwork are no freer and under no more protection than the rest of us. The paperwork is also a distraction that keeps people from the remedy to their slave status. Arthur discusses how he would handle going to court and dealing with the enforcers of "The System". This video also covers the ownership of intellectual property and the curses of "The System" that are the lies of "The System" that we accept when we comply with and support the law of "The System". "The System" gives us a false sense of being on the right path while all the time we are really up against and at the mercy of the force of "The System". The only remedy to "The System" is to do away with "The System"; everything else is just a distraction that keeps us enslaved to "The System". The insights Arthur shares break the spells of "The System" for those who truly want to wake up and be part of a mass exodus from harm. In this video, Arthur is not providing legal advice. He is explaining how he would handle going to court. Anyone is welcome to use these ideas but they may not work if you are still in "The System". Latest September 2015 Love For Life videos, posts/articles/comments...... Dancing With Magic (Lies) Part One: https://youtu.be/hx7qJ7r2OS4 Dancing With Magic (Lies) Part Two: https://youtu.be/b_KuEFdKmnA Dancing With Magic (Lies) Part Three: https://youtu.be/9pJc1NfnAcI Can You Spot The E-Go - Where's Wally?" Arthur & Fiona Cristian Love For Life - 2nd September 2015 http://loveforlife.com.au/node/8573 Latest Events With The State Debt Recovery Office Arthur Cristian - Love For Life 26th October 2011 Link: http://loveforlife.com.au/node/8241 "Introduction To "The Curses Are Being Returned": http://loveforlife.com.au/node/8183 "The Steps of Kindom": http://loveforlife.com.au/node/5788 Control The Land And You Control MAN On The Land Displace MAN From Land And You Turn MAN Into Slaves By Arthur & Fiona Cristian Love For Life April 2011 http://loveforlife.com.au/node/8237/ The Dream Of Life Series http://loveforlife.com.au/node/8235 Part One: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5O-S6wFgts Part Two: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOHTJpWcH-4 Part Three: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGwxAk4mAPU Part Four: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6irTeSZtP4s Part Five A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej0mCoMjRrY Part Five B: http://youtu.be/_TgKkTqwPPQ Part Five C: http://youtu.be/Rucn4YXOYDo Part Five D: http://youtu.be/KgEwY38JQWU Part Six: http://youtu.be/IMK7CkU1ih8 Part Seven: Water Is The Life Of MANS Consciousness (Breath): Part One: http://youtu.be/4ze66_33wxM Part Two: http://youtu.be/43gIi-sjxJc Part Three: http://youtu.be/oooY6W63K-M See also: Key To Kindom - Co-Creation Of Do No Harm Communities Causing A Mass Exodus From "The System": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uYjq5oxz2I. Love For Life is committed to the creation of Do No Harm, Kin Domain communities throughout the world. Kindoms, where we grow our own food and support one another away from the endless rules and obligations we currently struggle under, are the only way to achieve lives of peace, joy and abundance for all and take care of Earth so that Earth flourishes. Love For Life shines a light on the darkness of the world we live in so that we may all recognise that darkness and until there is nowhere left for it to hide. March 2005 - Arthur & Fiona Cristian
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Sierra Leone | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Sierra Leone Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= Sierra Leone (, UK also ), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Guinea to the northeast, Liberia to the southeast and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest. It has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests. The country has a total area of 71,740 km2 (27,699 sq mi) and a population of 7,075,641 as of the 2015 census. Sierra Leone is a constitutional republic with a directly elected president and a unicameral legislature. Sierra Leone has a dominant unitary central government. The president is the head of state and the head of government. The country's capital and largest city is Freetown. Kenema, located 185 miles from Freetown, is the country's second most populous city. Other major cities with a population above one hundred thousand are Bo, Koidu Town and Makeni. Sierra Leone is made up of five administrative regions: the Northern Province, North West Province, Eastern Province, Southern Province and the Western Area. These regions are subdivided into sixteen districts.Sierra Leone became independent from the United Kingdom on 27 April 1961, led by Sir Milton Margai, who became the country's first prime minister. In May 1962, Sierra Leone held its first general elections as an independent nation. Siaka Stevens" All People's Congress won the 1967 Sierra Leone parliamentary election over the governing Sierra Leone People's Party. Stevens ruled Sierra Leone from 1968 to 1985 in which he was intolerant of opponents and critics of his government. In 1971, Stevens abolished Sierra Leone's parliamentary government system and declared Sierra Leone a presidential republic. Sierra Leone was a one-party state from 1978 to 1985, in which Stevens' All People's Congress was the only legal political party in the country. The current constitution of Sierra Leone, which includes multi party democracy, was adopted in 1991 by the government of President Joseph Saidu Momoh, Stevens' hand-picked successor. In 1991, a rebel group known as the Revolutionary United Front led by former Sierra Leone army Corporal Foday Sankoh launched a brutal civil war in the country. In April 1992 a group of Junior military officers toppled Momoh from power and 25-year-old Captain Valentine Strasser became the head of state. In January 1996 Strasser was toppled from power by his deputy, Brigadier General Julius Maada Bio. Bio returned the country to multi-party democracy and the 1991 constitution was reestablished. Bio handed power to Ahmad Tejan Kabbah of the Sierra Leone People's Party after his victory in the 1996 Sierra Leone presidential election. In 1997, the military overthrew president Kabbah. However, in February 1998, a coalition of West African Ecowas armed forces led by Nigeria, removed the military Junta from power by force and president Kabbah was reinstated as president. In 1998, the coup leaders were executed after they were sentenced to death by a military court martial. Sierra Leone has had an uninterrupted democracy since 1998 to present. In January 2002, President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah fulfilled his campaign promise by officially ending the civil war as the rebels were defeated by military force with the help and support of Ecowas, the British government, the African Union, and the United Nations. About 16 ethnic groups inhabit Sierra Leone, each with its own language and customs. The two largest and most influential are the Temne and Mende. The Temne are predominantly found in the northwest of the country, and the Mende are predominant in the southeast. Comprising a small minority, about 2%, are the Krio people, who are descendants of freed African-American and West Indian slaves. The Krios are overwhelmingly found in the capital Freetown and its surrounding countryside. Although English is the official language, used in schools and government administration, Krio, an English-based creole, is the most widely spoken language across Sierr ...
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Winston Churchill | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Winston Churchill Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ You can upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as Member of Parliament (MP). Ideologically an economic liberal and British imperialist, he began and ended his parliamentary career as a member of the Conservative Party, which he led from 1940 to 1955, but for twenty years from 1904 he was a prominent member of the Liberal Party. Of mixed English and American parentage, Churchill was born in Oxfordshire to an aristocratic family. Joining the British Army, he saw action in British India, the Anglo–Sudan War, and the Second Boer War, gaining fame as a war correspondent and writing books about his campaigns. Elected an MP in 1900, initially as a Conservative, he defected to the Liberals in 1904. In H. H. Asquith's Liberal government, Churchill served as President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, and First Lord of the Admiralty, championing prison reform and workers' social security. During the First World War, he oversaw the Gallipoli Campaign; after it proved a disaster, he resigned from government and served in the Royal Scots Fusiliers on the Western Front. In 1917 he returned to government under David Lloyd George as Minister of Munitions, and was subsequently Secretary of State for War, Secretary of State for Air, then Secretary of State for the Colonies. After two years out of Parliament, he served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in Stanley Baldwin's Conservative government, returning the pound sterling in 1925 to the gold standard at its pre-war parity, a move widely seen as creating deflationary pressure on the UK economy. Out of office during the 1930s, Churchill took the lead in calling for British rearmament to counter the growing threat from Nazi Germany. At the outbreak of the Second World War, he was re-appointed First Lord of the Admiralty. Following Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's resignation in 1940, Churchill replaced him. Churchill oversaw British involvement in the Allied war effort, resulting in victory in 1945. His wartime leadership has been widely praised; however, several of his decisions have proved controversial. After the Conservatives' defeat in the 1945 general election, he became Leader of the Opposition. Amid the developing Cold War with the Soviet Union, he publicly warned of an "iron curtain" of Soviet influence in Europe and promoted European unity. He was elected prime minister in the 1951 election. His second term was preoccupied with foreign affairs, including the Malayan Emergency, Mau Mau Uprising, Korean War and a UK-backed Iranian coup. Domestically his government emphasised house-building and developed an atomic bomb. In declining health, Churchill resigned as prime minister in 1955, although he remained an MP until 1964. Upon his death in 1965, he was given a state funeral. Widely considered one of the 20th century's most significant figures, Churchill remains popular in the UK and Western world, where he is seen as a victorious wartime leader who played an important role in defending liberal democracy from the spread of fascism. Also praised as a social reformer and writer, among his many awards was the Nobel Prize in Literature. In more recent years however, his imperialist views and comments on race, as well as his sanctioning of human rights abuses in the suppression of anti-imperialist movements seeking independence from the British Empire, have generated considerable controversy.
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Annie Duke: "Thinking in Bets" | Talks at Google
 
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Annie Duke has leveraged her expertise in the science of smart decision making to excel at pursuits as varied as championship poker to public speaking. Annie recently released her latest book “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts.” In this book, Annie reveals to readers the lessons she regularly shares with her corporate audiences, which have been cultivated by combining her academic studies in cognitive psychology with real-life decision making experiences at the poker table. For two decades, Annie was one of the top poker players in the world. In 2004, she bested a field of 234 players to win her first World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet. The same year, she triumphed in the $2 million winner-take-all, invitation-only WSOP Tournament of Champions. In 2010, she won the prestigious NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship to study Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Moderated by Jordan Thibodeau. Get the book: https://goo.gl/dtTdaH
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Ken Wilber - Buddha at the Gas Pump Interview
 
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Discussion of this interview in the BatGap Community Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Batgap/permalink/2497216953837423/ Also see https://batgap.com/ken-wilber/ With over two-dozen published books translated in nearly as many languages, Ken Wilber has created what is widely considered the first truly comprehensive Integral Map of human experience. By exploring and integrating the major insights and conclusions of nearly every human knowledge domain in existence, Wilber created the revolutionary AQAL Integral Framework. In short, the Integral Approach is the coherent organization, coordination, and harmonization of all of the relevant practices, methodologies, and experiences available to human beings. Wilber states: “You can’t [realistically] honor various methods and fields, without showing how they fit together. That is how to make a genuine world philosophy.” He is the founder of the nonprofit think tank Integral Institute, co-founder of the transformational learning community Integral Life, co-founder of Source Integral exploring the nature of Integral Society, and the current chancellor of Ubiquity University.
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Virginia Tech Spring 2019 Graduate School Commencement Ceremony
 
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Melody Barnes, co-director of the Democracy Initiative at the University of Virginia, will speak at Virginia Tech's Spring 2019 Graduate School Commencement ceremony live at 2:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 16, 2019. 🎓 🦃 Approximately 1,227 graduate students will be honored, including 839 master’s degree candidates, four education specialist degree candidates, five Ed.D. candidates, 111 advanced graduate certificate candidates, and 268 Ph.D. candidates. 🎉
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BLUE SPAN IMMORTAL 1500~ DOTA 2 STREAM
 
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Hello friends, this is (probably) high level Dota 2 play with Blue Span. Please be respectful in chat and we will be friends thank you. Daily stream around 0700 PST/2030 WIB/2130 GMT+8/1900PM IST Hero ranking/stat https://www.opendota.com/players/80467654/rankings Help support me! Come become a patron at https://www.patreon.com/bluespan Donate here https://youtube.streamlabs.com/bluespan Play free games which help me out here https://platform.gawkbox.com/BlueSpan PLAYLISTS RAP https://goo.gl/a7UttU KOREAN RAP https://goo.gl/Eukvcj POP https://goo.gl/h83npA NINTENDO https://bit.ly/2HSXVoW PERMANENT STREAM LINK TO BOOKMARK: https://gaming.youtube.com/c/BlueSpan/live LIKE US? JOIN US AT OUR DISCORD https://discord.gg/2nhPhsN Chat Rules: 1: No racism/hate/harassing. 2: Don't advertise your channel / beg for subscribers or shout outs. 3: English ONLY. 4: No backseat gaming (i.e. telling Blue Span what to do). Things I like: compliments, donations, encouragement and support, and friendly and nice people :-) Not looking for friend list adds or parties sry. PC SPECS: i7-8700K 16GB DDR4 2666 MHZ RAM GTX 1080 TI 512GB SAMSUNG 850 PRO SSD GEAR: LOGITECH G502 MOUSE RAZER BLACKWIDOW 2016 LOGITECH C922 CAMERA BLUE YETI MICROPHONE SENNHEISER CX 686 G / BOSE QC 35-2 ALIENWARE AW2518H 240HZ MONITOR TOBII EYE TRACKER 4C Follow my social media! Instant notifications for LIVE STREAMS/VIDS, ask me anything any time! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bluespandota Twitter: https://twitter.com/bluespangaming Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/bluespangaming Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/bluespantwitch Dotabuff: http://www.dotabuff.com/players/80467654
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Conservation: The Most Important Purpose in the World
 
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Shane Mahoney delivers a message about the history of conservation and the important conservation challenges we face today. http://ConservationVisions.com Shane Mahoney is widely recognized as a wildlife biologist, conservationist, and thought leader. A former employee of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, he served as Chief of Wildlife Research for the province from 1994-2003, when he accepted the position of Executive Director of Sustainable Development and Strategic Science. In 2001, he founded and subsequently led the Institute for Biodiversity, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, an organization that continues to fund graduate student research at universities throughout North America and Europe. Today, Shane is the founder and CEO of Conservation Visions Inc., a private company and global wildlife initiative that has recently announced the launch of the Wild Harvest Initiative, a multi-year project that will measure and analyze the biomass of wild animal protein harvested each year by citizens of the U.S. and Canada, assessing both its nutritional and economic value, as well as the ecological and financial costs of replacing this food through standard agricultural and domestic livestock production. Shane also serves as:  Vice-Chair of the United Nations’ International Council for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group (SULi) and Chair of SULi North America  North American Expert to the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC)  International Liaison for The Wildlife Society  Board Member of Conservation Force International  Featured Partner with Pheasants Forever/Quail Forever  Director of the High Lonesome Institute  Conservation Director at Large for Dallas Safari Club  Member of the Sustainable Use Committee for the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) Shane continues to be a tireless worker on behalf of wildlife and biodiversity, a vocal proponent of sustainable use as a conservation practice, and a strong believer in the benefits of communicating both conservation science and hunting to the general public. He has written more than 100 popular articles that have been featured in twenty-four print magazines, as well as digitally, and his work appears regularly in such well-read publications as Sports Afield. He has appeared as host or narrator for a variety of radio and television efforts, and has collaborated with such highly regarded entities as the British Broadcasting Corporation and National Geographic to produce award-winning films. His scientific research has appeared in more than 20 peer-reviewed, academic publications, and he has offered keynote speeches, led numerous workshops, participated in endowed lectures, and presented at a host of conferences around the globe. In the fall of 2015, Shane completed work as Special Guest-Editor on his second Monograph for the International Journal of Environmental Studies (IJES); his first Monograph, Conservation and Hunting in North America, was published in 2013. Together, these Monographs represent a unique effort to portray the rich history of hunting in North America by delivering peer-reviewed, scientifically based, and historically supported evidence of hunting’s proven success as a conservation tool, thus representing a positive step forward for both the conservation and hunting communities. Also in 2015, Shane became quite engaged in the discussions sparked by the Cecil the Lion incident and, in response, produced and released a film vignette reviewing the issue and providing commentary about the realities of ecosystem and wildlife management, as well as the relationship between hunting and conservation. This short film, the first in a series that will be expanded upon in 2016, was designed to engender further meaningful dialogue amongst the hunting community and the general public. Shane is currently in the process of co-editing a multi-author volume that will become the first textbook to examine the North American Wildlife Conservation Model, another notable achievement that will be realized in 2016.
John Asmus: Optical techniques and the mysterious Mona Lisa
 
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A lifetime in lasers began with one of Maiman's originals at Caltech, and has led this art-restoration pioneer to analyze and restore some of the world's most famous artworks. A mysterious phone call from an oil tycoon, a rendezvous in a Swiss parking garage, and a phone call to the Louvre from Walter Cronkite. These have all been a part of the fascinating story of John Asmus as he developed revolutionary techniques using photonics to authenticate and restore art. Since 1974 John Asmus has been a Research Physicist with the Institute for Pure and Applied Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He earned his PhD from the California Institute of Technology (physics and quantum electronics) and was a co-founder of the Center for Art/Science Studies at UCSD. He has published 125 articles in professional journals and holds 25 patents. Over a 30 year period, Asmus introduced the use of holography, lasers, ultrasonic imaging, digital image processing, and nuclear magnetic resonance to art-conservation practice. He has applied these tools to the problems of divestment, analysis, interpretation, and presentation associated with diverse art-conservation activities including the Qin-Dynasty Terra Cotta Warriors of Xi'an, the Ice-Age paintings of Lascaux, and the discovery of the hidden Mona Lisa "pendant". Asmus has been instrumental in the founding of international professional societies such as Lasers for the Conservation of Artworks (LACONA) and Associazone Italiana Prove Non Distruttive. In 1990 he was a recipient of a Rolex Award for Enterprise for the restoration of the Terra Cotta Warriors. Twenty-three years ago the heirs of the late Joseph Pulitzer asked Asmus to examine a painting known as the "Isleworth Mona Lisa" that was in the family collection of fine art. This invitation was extended in response to his ten-year study of the varnishes and pentimenti of the Louvre "Mona Lisa." Asmus's studies led to the conclusion that the intricate geometrical principles employed in the two paintings were identical even though individual features are different in both size and proportion. Thus it was clear that the Isleworth portrait was not a mere copy of the painting in the Louvre. Subsequently, the Isleworth painting has passed every scientific test available in art conservation science from radiocarbon dating to digital-image age regression.
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Wahhabism | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Wahhabism 00:04:22 1 Definitions and etymology 00:04:32 1.1 Definitions 00:08:09 1.2 Etymology 00:08:34 1.3 Naming controversy: Wahhabis, Muwahhidun, and Salafis 00:12:02 1.4 Wahhabis and Salafis 00:14:17 2 History 00:16:20 2.1 Muhammad ibn Abd-al-Wahhab 00:17:52 2.2 Alliance with the House of Saud 00:22:20 2.3 Abdul-Aziz Ibn Saud 00:25:31 2.4 Connection with the outside 00:30:29 2.5 Growth 00:31:45 2.6 Petroleum export era 00:32:53 2.7 Afghanistan jihad 00:34:39 2.8 "Erosion" of Wahhabism 00:34:49 2.8.1 Islamic Revolution in Iran 00:36:04 2.8.2 Grand Mosque seizure 00:37:55 2.8.3 1990 Gulf War 00:39:18 2.8.4 After 9/11 00:42:30 2.8.5 Muhammad bin Salman 00:44:10 2.9 Memoirs of Mr. Hempher 00:44:54 3 Practices 00:46:05 3.1 Commanding right and forbidding wrong 00:52:16 3.2 Appearance 00:53:23 3.3 Wahhabiyya mission 00:54:00 3.4 Regions 00:55:25 4 Views 00:56:31 4.1 Theology 01:01:32 4.2 Jurisprudence (ifiqh/i) 01:04:24 4.3 Loyalty and disassociation 01:05:53 4.4 Politics 01:08:54 5 Population 01:09:40 6 Notable leaders 01:12:14 7 International influence and propagation 01:12:25 7.1 Explanation for influence 01:14:17 7.2 Funding factor 01:15:57 7.3 Militant and political Islam 01:18:54 8 Criticism and controversy 01:19:04 8.1 Criticism by other Muslims 01:21:43 8.2 Initial opposition 01:22:59 8.2.1 Shi'a opposition 01:24:33 8.2.2 Sunni opposition 01:24:42 8.2.2.1 Egypt 01:27:29 8.2.2.2 Morocco 01:28:10 8.2.2.3 Kuwait 01:28:47 8.2.2.4 Turkey 01:29:13 8.2.2.5 Indonesia 01:29:57 8.2.2.6 Malaysia 01:30:24 8.2.2.7 India 01:30:56 8.2.2.8 Somalia 01:31:13 8.2.2.9 Lebanon 01:31:36 8.2.2.10 United States 01:32:14 8.2.2.11 2016 joint fatwa in Chechnya 01:33:16 8.3 Non-religious motivations 01:34:09 8.4 Wahhabism in the United States 01:36:39 8.5 European expansion 01:39:29 8.6 Destruction of Islam's early historical sites 01:40:55 9 See also Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ You can upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Wahhabism (Arabic: الوهابية‎, al-Wahhābiya(h)) is an Islamic doctrine and religious salafi movement founded by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab. It has been variously described as "ultraconservative", "austere", "fundamentalist", or "puritan(ical)"; as an Islamic "reform movement" to restore "pure monotheistic worship" (tawhid) by devotees; and as a "deviant sectarian movement", "vile sect" and a distortion of Islam by its opponents. The term Wahhabi(ism) is often used polemically and adherents commonly reject its use, preferring to be called Salafi or muwahhid. claiming to emphasize the principle of tawhid (the "uniqueness" and "unity" of God), for exclusivity on monotheism, dismissing other Muslims as practising shirk, (idolatry). It follows the theology of Ibn Taymiyyah and the Hanbali school of jurisprudence, although Hanbali leaders renounced Abd al-Wahhab's views.Wahhabism is named after an eighteenth-century preacher and activist, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703–1792). He started a reform movement in the remote, sparsely populated region of Najd, advocating a purging of such widespread Sunni practices as the veneration of saints and the visiting of their tombs and shrines, that were practiced all over the Islamic world, but which he considered idolatrous impurities and innovations in Islam (Bid'ah). Eventually he formed a pact with a local leader, Muhammad bin Saud, offering political obedience and promising that protection and propagation of the Wahhabi movement meant "power and glory" and rule of "lands and men".The alliance between followers of ibn Abd al-Wahhab and Muhammad bin Saud's successors (the House of Saud) proved to be a durable one. The House of Saud continued to maintain its politico-religious alliance with the Wahhabi sect through the waxing and waning of its own political fortunes over the next 150 years, through to its eventual proclamation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1932, and then afterwards, on into modern times. Today Ibn Abd Al-Wahhab's teachings are the official, state-sponsored form of Sunni Is ...
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CBS | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CBS 00:03:37 1 History 00:03:46 1.1 Early radio years 00:05:54 1.1.1 Turnaround: Paley's first year 00:10:19 1.1.2 CBS takes on the Red and the Blue (1930s) 00:15:45 1.1.3 CBS launches an independent news division 00:22:34 1.1.4 Panic: iThe War of the Worlds/i radio broadcast 00:23:52 1.1.5 CBS recruits Edmund A. Chester 00:25:30 1.1.6 Zenith of network radio (1940s) 00:35:12 1.1.7 Prime time radio gives way to television (1950s) 00:39:01 1.1.8 CBS's radio programming after 1972 00:41:53 1.2 Television years: expansion and growth 00:53:28 1.2.1 Programming (1945–1970) 00:57:10 1.2.2 Programming: "Rural purge" and success in the 1970s and early-mid 1980s (1971–86) 01:02:59 1.2.3 Programming: Tiffany Network in distress (1986–2002) 01:11:43 1.2.4 Programming: Return to first place and rivalry with Fox (2002–present) 01:19:43 1.2.5 CBS television news operations 01:25:16 1.2.6 Color technology (1953–1967) 01:31:34 2 Conglomerate 01:35:45 2.1 Columbia Records 01:37:39 2.2 Publishing 01:39:10 2.3 CBS Musical Instruments division 01:40:45 2.4 Film production 01:42:52 2.5 Home video 01:43:38 2.6 Gabriel Toys 01:44:32 2.7 New owners 01:45:30 2.7.1 Westinghouse Electric Corporation 01:54:30 2.7.2 Viacom 01:55:28 2.7.3 CBS Corporation and CBS Studios 01:58:40 3 Programming 02:01:59 3.1 Daytime 02:05:30 3.2 Children's programming 02:10:10 3.3 Specials 02:10:19 3.3.1 Animated primetime holiday specials 02:13:42 3.3.2 Classical music specials 02:16:50 3.3.3 iCinderella/i 02:18:25 3.3.4 National Geographic 02:19:59 3.3.5 Other notable specials 02:23:07 4 Stations 02:25:59 5 Related services 02:26:08 5.1 Video-on-demand services 02:28:26 5.1.1 CBS All Access 02:30:33 5.2 CBS HD 02:34:20 6 Brand identity 02:34:30 6.1 Logos 02:37:57 6.2 Image campaigns 02:38:06 6.2.1 1980s 02:42:26 6.2.2 1990s 02:44:01 6.2.3 2000s 02:45:29 6.3 Promos 02:46:36 7 International broadcasts 02:47:03 7.1 Canada 02:48:30 7.2 Bermuda 02:48:50 7.3 Mexico 02:49:32 7.4 Europe 02:49:52 7.4.1 United Kingdom 02:51:04 7.5 Australia 02:52:10 7.6 Asia 02:52:18 7.6.1 Guam 02:53:06 7.6.2 Hong Kong 02:53:41 7.6.3 Philippines 02:54:47 7.6.4 India 02:55:16 7.6.5 Israel 02:55:47 8 Controversies 02:55:56 8.1 Brown & Williamson interview 02:56:43 8.2 Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show incident 02:58:26 8.3 Killian documents controversy 03:00:07 8.4 Hopper controversy 03:02:10 8.5 Harassment allegations 03:03:16 9 Presidents of CBS Entertainment 03:03:27 10 See also Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: https://assistant.google.com/services/invoke/uid/0000001a130b3f91 Other Wikipedia audio articles at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wikipedia+tts Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts Speaking Rate: 0.8127380751796232 Voice name: en-US-Wavenet-E "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television and radio network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation. The company is headquartered at the CBS Building in New York City with major production facilities and operations in New York City (at the CBS Broadcast Center) and Los Angeles (at CBS Television City and the CBS Studio Center). CBS is sometimes referred to as the Eye Network, in reference to the company's iconic symbol, in use since 1951. It has also been called the "Tiffany Network", alluding to the perceived high quality of CBS programming during the tenure of William S. Paley. It can also refer to some of CBS's first demonstrations of color television, which were held in a former Tiffany & Co. building in New York City in 1950.The network has its origins in United Independent Broadcasters Inc., a collection of 16 radio stations that was purchased by Paley in 1928 and renamed the Columbia Broadcasting System. Under Paley's guidance, CBS would first become one of the largest radio networks in the United States, and eventually one of the Big Three American broadcast television networks. In 1974, CBS dropped its former full name and became known simply as CBS, Inc ...
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English language | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: English language Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca. Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Britain that would later take their name, England, both names ultimately deriving from the Anglia peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to the Frisian languages, but its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse (a North Germanic language), as well as by Latin and French.English has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years. The earliest forms of English, a set of Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers in the 5th century, are called Old English. Middle English began in the late 11th century with the Norman conquest of England and was a period in which the language was influenced by French. Early Modern English began in the late 15th century with the introduction of the printing press to London, the printing of the King James Bible and the start of the Great Vowel Shift.Through the worldwide influence of the British Empire, Modern English spread around the world from the 17th to mid-20th centuries. Through all types of printed and electronic media, and spurred by the emergence of the United States as a global superpower, English has become the leading language of international discourse and the lingua franca in many regions and professional contexts such as science, navigation and law.English is the third most spoken native language in the world, after Standard Chinese and Spanish. It is the most widely learned second language and is either the official language or one of the official languages in almost 60 sovereign states. There are more people who have learned it as a second language than there are native speakers. English is the most commonly spoken language in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand, and it is widely spoken in some areas of the Caribbean, Africa and South Asia. It is a co-official language of the United Nations, the European Union and many other world and regional international organisations. It is the most widely spoken Germanic language, accounting for at least 70% of speakers of this Indo-European branch. English has a vast vocabulary, though counting how many words any language has is impossible. English speakers are called "Anglophones". Modern English grammar is the result of a gradual change from a typical Indo-European dependent marking pattern with a rich inflectional morphology and relatively free word order to a mostly analytic pattern with little inflection, a fairly fixed SVO word order and a complex syntax. Modern English relies more on auxiliary verbs and word order for the expression of complex tenses, aspect and mood, as well as passive constructions, interrogatives and some negation. Despite noticeable variation among the accents and dialects of English used in different countries and regions—in terms of phonetics and phonology, and sometimes also vocabulary, grammar and spelling—English-speakers from around the world are able to communicate with one another with relative ease.
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Diversity jurisdiction
 
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In the law of the United States, diversity jurisdiction is a form of subject-matter jurisdiction in civil procedure in which a United States district court in the federal judiciary has the power to hear a civil case where the persons that are parties are "diverse" in citizenship, which generally indicates that they are citizens of different states or non-U.S. citizens. (Corporations, as legal persons, may also be included.) Diversity jurisdiction and federal-question jurisdiction (jurisdiction over issues arising under federal law) constitute the two primary categories of subject matter jurisdiction in U.S. federal courts. The United States Constitution, in Article III, § 2, gives the Congress the power to permit federal courts to hear diversity cases through legislation authorizing such jurisdiction. The provision was included because the Framers of the Constitution were concerned that when a case is filed in one state, and it involves parties from that state and another state, the state court might be biased toward the party from that state. Congress first exercised that power and granted federal trial circuit courts diversity jurisdiction in the Judiciary Act of 1789. Diversity jurisdiction is currently codified at 28 U.S.C. § 1332. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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10 Best Hacks You May Not Know for Fluid Acrylic Painting
 
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My community has been asking for ways to support Deliberately Creative: Click the TeeSpring Shop Shelf right below the Video For Deliberately Creative Branded Merchandise! (Affiliate Links will take you to a shop where I will earn a small commission when you purchase - I will not change your prices ever!) Do you want any products I mention in this video? Check out my Amazon Store: https://www.amazon.com/shop/deliberatelycreative Top 10 Tips and Hacks You May Not Know for Fluid Acrylic Painting that make being a beginner to fluid acrylic painting so much easier! (Remember to Subscribe - its always Free ) ! https://www.youtube.com/user/sbergeron00) The List below is just the quick subject list--not the full information in each of the topics. I have little tricks and tips within many of these items! Watch the video to find out more! 1. Protect Your Surfaces 2. Use a scale 3. Sharpie Pen 4. Mixing Containers 5. Paints? 6. Jumbo craft sticks 7. Pouring Mediums 8. Surfaces to paint on 9. Nitrile Gloves are your best friend! 10. What is a dirty cup? 11. My thoughts on Silicone Health and Safety: Floetrol: Material Safety Data Sheet for this product says don't Heat it as it can emit harmful fumes if heated- (Section 2 )click link for more safety information http://bit.ly/2szggeo Silicone - Lubricant: can prevent adhesion of paint to the substrate :http://www.justpaint.org/understanding-the-techniques-of-pouring-acrylics/ Using Artist Paints: https://www.usa829.org/Portals/0/Documents/Health-and-Safety/Safety-Library/Using-Artists-Paints.pdf I have a creative spirit that loves to explore and experiment with all kinds of Arts and Craft! I hope you have fun while you join me on my creative adventures! Make sure you have clicked that Subscribe button and the Bell so you will be notified when new videos go up! Fun things are planned and I hope you will be a part of them! The most important things you need to be successful with any of my creative projects are the willingness to learn and to be easy on yourself as you are learning. We tend to be our worst critics and we need to learn to be kind to ourselves. I love the community that we are building here. We are caring and supportive of all levels of crafters, makers and Artists. We have a great group on Facebook Come and join us! Music: http://www.purple-planet.com "Groundwork" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Find me at: Instagram: @deliberately_creative Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sbergeron00/ Google+: +Deliberately Creative -Stephanie Bergeron Facebook: Deliberately Creative Https://www.facebook.com/groups/1524859274500385/ Please join our creative discussion! Join our group! Blog: http://deliberatelycreative.blogspot.com #CACmember Copyright info: Videos produced by Stephanie Bergeron (Deliberately Creative Sbergeron00) are intended for private use only. Please contact me for commercial/retail use licensing information. Feel free to embed the videos as is, but please do not alter, remove watermarks, re-upload or otherwise change the original video. Thank you. Music: Http:www.purple-planet.com
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Hot English TV: Old Crime (past continuous vs past simple grammar)
 
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These days, more and more elderly people are turning to crime! Listen to this man's story and study the past continuous vs past simple tenses. This video clip is linked into Hot English Magazine -- the number-one magazine for learning and teaching English. It's a follow-up activity for the article on page 32 of Hot English Magazine's April issue. In order to truly benefit from it, read the article in the magazine first, then watch the video to reinforce your learning. Transcripts of the videos can be found in the magazine. Click here to subscribe: www.hotenglishmagazine.com/subscribe.php
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The Power of Concentration By Theron Q. Dumont | Video/Audiobook -  Unleash your creative potential
 
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It has helped generations of readers achieve the near impossible task of showing how to control one's mind to unleash its utmost creative potential. A course of lessons intended to teach the reader how to concentrate, with the belief that the person who is able to concentrate can better utilize constructive thoughts and shut out the destructive ones. Lessons include: Concentration Finds the Way; The Self-Mastery, Self-Direction Power of Concentration; How to Gain What You Want Through Concentration; Concentration; the Silent Force that Produces Results in All Business; How Concentrated Thought Links All Humanity Together; The Training of the Will to Do; The Concentrated Mental Demand; Concentration Gives Mental Poise; Concentration Can Overcome Bad Habits; Business Results Gained Through Concentration; Concentrate on Courage; Concentrate on Wealth; You Can Concentrate, But Will You?; Art of Concentration with Practical Exercise; Concentrate So You Will Not Forget; How Concentration Can Fulfill Your Desire; Ideals Develop by Concentration; Mental Control Through Creation; Concentrated Will Development; Concentration Reviewed. Visit our Website to see a collection http://www.mysticbooks.org Like us on Facebook here https://www.facebook.com/MysticBooks.org
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Erik Swyngedouw
 
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“Since 2011, a seemingly endless proliferation of urban rebellions, sparked by a variety of conditions and unfolding against the backdrop of very different historical and geographical contexts, has profoundly disturbed the apparently cozy neoliberal status quo and disquieted various economic and political elites. The aftermath of such urban insurrections has provided the starting point for the arguments developed in this presentation. I proceed in four steps. First, I discuss the contested configurations of the processes of post-democratization. Next, I propose a series of theoretical and political arguments that help frame the evacuation of the properly political from the spaces of post-democratic policy negotiation on the one hand and the spectral re-emergence of the political on the other. In the concluding part, perspectives for re-vitalizing the political possibilities of a spatialized emancipatory project are presented.” Erik Swyngedouw is professor of geography at Manchester University. His research interests include political-ecology, hydro-social conflict, urban governance, democracy and political power, and the politics of globalization. He previously taught at Oxford University and held the Vincent Wright Visiting Professorship at Science Po, Paris, in 2014. He recently co-edited (with Japhy Willson) The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spectres of Radical Politics Today (Edinburgh University Press, 2014). His new book with MIT Press, Liquid Power: Contested Hydro-Modernities in Twentieth-Century Spain, focuses on the issue of water and how it has been affected by emerging forms of social power in Spain.
Views: 2383 Harvard GSD
The Great Debaters  { 2007 } Full Movie .Denzel Washington.Forest Whitaker.
 
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Please Join My Channel for more Movies. The Great Debaters is a 2007 American biographical drama film directed by and starring Denzel Washington. It is based on an article written about the Wiley College debate team by Tony Scherman for the spring 1997 issue of American Legacy.[2] The film co-stars Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker, Gina Ravera, Jermaine Williams and Jurnee Smollett. The screenplay was written by Robert Eisele. The film was released in theaters on December 25, 2007.
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HLS Library Book Talk | Tough Cases
 
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On October 17, the Harvard Law School Library hosted a book talk and panel discussion about the recently-published "Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories About Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made," edited by Russell Canan, Gregory Mize & Frederick Weisberg. Panelists included: -Judge David J. Barron, The Honorable S. William Green Visiting Professor of Public Law at Harvard Law School and Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; -Nikolas Bowie, Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; -Andrew Manuel Crespo, Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; -Charles Fried, Beneficial Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; -Judge Nancy Gertner (Ret.), Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School; -Judge Frederick H. Weisberg, Associate Judge for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia; and -Martha Minow, 300th Anniversary University Professor at Harvard University (moderator).
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Norman conquest of England | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Norman conquest of England 00:01:56 1 Origins 00:04:42 2 Tostig's raids and the Norwegian invasion 00:07:18 3 Norman invasion 00:07:27 3.1 Norman preparations and forces 00:09:32 3.2 Landing and Harold's march south 00:12:05 3.3 Hastings 00:13:46 3.4 Aftermath of Hastings 00:16:00 4 English resistance 00:16:09 4.1 First rebellions 00:17:46 4.2 Revolts of 1069 00:21:45 4.3 Danish troubles 00:22:57 4.4 Last resistance 00:25:05 5 Control of England 00:27:17 6 Consequences 00:27:26 6.1 Elite replacement 00:28:42 6.2 English emigration 00:29:41 6.3 Governmental systems 00:31:45 6.4 Language 00:32:52 6.5 Immigration and intermarriage 00:33:46 6.6 Society 00:35:42 7 Historiography 00:37:55 8 Notes Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ You can upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= The Norman Conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish, and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror. William's claim to the English throne derived from his familial relationship with the childless Anglo-Saxon King Edward the Confessor, who may have encouraged William's hopes for the throne. Edward died in January 1066 and was succeeded by his brother-in-law Harold Godwinson. The Norwegian king Harald Hardrada invaded northern England in September 1066 and was victorious at the Battle of Fulford, but Harold defeated and killed him at the Battle of Stamford Bridge on 25 September. Within days, William landed in southern England. Harold marched south to oppose him, leaving a significant portion of his army in the north. Harold's army confronted William's invaders on 14 October at the Battle of Hastings; William's force defeated Harold, who was killed in the engagement. Although William's main rivals were gone, he still faced rebellions over the following years and was not secure on his throne until after 1072. The lands of the resisting English elite were confiscated; some of the elite fled into exile. To control his new kingdom, William granted lands to his followers and built castles commanding military strongpoints throughout the land. Other effects of the conquest included the court and government, the introduction of the Norman language as the language of the elites, and changes in the composition of the upper classes, as William enfeoffed lands to be held directly from the king. More gradual changes affected the agricultural classes and village life: the main change appears to have been the formal elimination of slavery, which may or may not have been linked to the invasion. There was little alteration in the structure of government, as the new Norman administrators took over many of the forms of Anglo-Saxon government.
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Ambassador Alan Wolff | "Testing the Resilience of the Multilateral Trading System"
 
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On March 12 at HLS, Ambassador Alan Wm. Wolff, deputy director-general of the World Trade Organization, delivered a lecture titled "Testing the Resilience of the Multilateral Trading System".
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Leslie Berlin: "Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age" | Talks at Google
 
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Author of "Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age" Leslie Berlin discusses her new book. About the book: The richly told narrative of the Silicon Valley generation that launched five major high-tech industries in seven years, laying the foundation for today’s technology-driven world. The people and stories behind the birth of the Internet and the microprocessor, as well as Apple, Atari, Genentech, Xerox PARC, ROLM, ASK, and the iconic venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In the space of only seven years and 35 miles, five major industries—personal computing, video games, biotechnology, modern venture capital, and advanced semiconductor logic—were born. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/2e4DZv Moderated by VP gTech of Professional Services, Alan Moss.
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South Asia | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: South Asia Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= South Asia or Southern Asia, is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and east. Topographically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate, which rises above sea level as Nepal and northern parts of India situated south of the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush. South Asia is bounded on the south by the Indian Ocean and on land (clockwise, from west) by West Asia, Central Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. The current territories of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka form South Asia. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic cooperation organisation in the region which was established in 1985 and includes all eight nations comprising South Asia.South Asia covers about 5.2 million km2 (2 million mi2), which is 11.71% of the Asian continent or 3.5% of the world's land surface area. The population of South Asia is about 1.891 billion or about one fourth of the world's population, making it both the most populous and the most densely populated geographical region in the world. Overall, it accounts for about 39.49% of Asia's population, over 24% of the world's population, and is home to a vast array of people.In 2010, South Asia had the world's largest population of Hindus, Jains and Sikhs. It also has the largest population of Muslims in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as over 35 million Christians and 25 million Buddhists.
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Association of Southeast Asian Nations | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Association of Southeast Asian Nations Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN AH-see-ahn, AH-zee-ahn) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten Southeast Asian countries, which promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and sociocultural integration among its members and other Asian states. It also regularly engages other states in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. Being a global powerhouse, the central union for cooperation in Asia-Pacific, and one of the world's most prominent and influential organisations, ASEAN maintains a global network of alliances and dialogue partners. It is involved in numerous international affairs, and hosts diplomatic missions throughout the world. It is a major partner of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), developing cooperation model with the organisation for the peace, stability, development and sustainability of the Asian continent. It also serves as an international role model in seeking harmony and strength among diversity and differences, as well as a leading figure in global economy, trade, diplomacy and politics.
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Milton Friedman on Why Free Market Capitalism is Best
 
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COLORED PENCIL: How to Use Water Soluble Colored Pencils (Watercolor Pencils)
 
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Strathmore's Artist Educator Sarah Becktel shares her tips for using watercolor pencils. See our products for colored pencil: http://www.strathmoreartist.com/products.html See Sarah's artwork on her website: http://www.sarahbecktel.com/
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Alexander technique | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Technique 00:01:16 1 History 00:02:41 1.1 Influence 00:04:25 2 Process 00:14:00 3 Uses 00:14:50 4 Method 00:16:00 5 Health effects 00:20:35 6 See also Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: https://assistant.google.com/services/invoke/uid/0000001a130b3f91 Other Wikipedia audio articles at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wikipedia+tts Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts Speaking Rate: 0.9241365346714281 Voice name: en-US-Wavenet-C "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= The Alexander Technique, named after its creator Frederick Matthias Alexander, is an educational process that was created to retrain habitual patterns of movement and posture. Alexander believed that poor habits in posture and movement damaged spatial self-awareness as well as health, and that movement efficiency could support overall physical well-being. He saw the technique as a mental training technique as well.Alexander began developing his technique's principles in the 1890s in an attempt to address voice loss during public speaking. He credited his method with allowing him to pursue his passion for reciting in Shakespearean theater.Some proponents of the Alexander Technique say that it addresses a variety of health conditions related to cumulative physical behaviors but there is little evidence to support these claims. As of 2015 there was evidence suggesting the Alexander Technique may be helpful for long-term back pain, long-term neck pain, and may help people cope with Parkinson's disease. However, both Aetna and the Australian Department of Health have conducted reviews and concluded that the technique has insufficient evidence to warrant insurance coverage.
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