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‘Ancient Culture Lab: Homer’s Experience and the Greek Language’ Trinity Elective

‘Ancient Culture Lab: Homer’s Experience and the Greek Language’ Trinity Elective

Hi, my name is Ahuvia Kahane, I’m Professor of Greek here in Trinity College Dublin and I’m also your instructor for the Module ‘Ancient Culture Lab: Homer’s Experience and the Greek Language’. Well… you probably heard the phrase, ‘It’s all Greek to me!’. And it is true, ancient Greek is often thought of as one of the most distant, the most arcane, and frankly, the most ‘dead’ of languages… And Homer – well he’s an oldie, a real oldie. And…

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Eva Kor: The Holocaust survivor who forgave the Nazis | BBC Ideas

Eva Kor: The Holocaust survivor who forgave the Nazis | BBC Ideas

One day, in 1944, my family and I were arrested. Packed into cattle trains with no food or water. We were taken to Poland and left on the selection platform in Auschwitz. A Nazi guard spotted me and my identical twin sister Miriam clinging to my mother. He tore us from my mother’s arms and led us away. I remember looking back at my mother. I did not know at that time, but I would never see her again. On…

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Remedy for Economic Crisis (Malayalam Version).

Remedy for Economic Crisis (Malayalam Version).

MY FELLOW PEOPLE THE WORLD IS ON THE VERGE OF AN ACUTE ECONOMIC CRISIS. THIS STATE IS RAPIDLY WIDE-SPREADING. THE PROMINENT FIRMS AND INSTITUTIONS FIND IT SO HARD FOR STABILITY. THE ECONOMISTS AND SCIENTISTS ARE RACKING THEIR MINDS TO FIND A WAY OUT. HERE I AM PUTTING BEFORE YOU AN ECONOMIC THEORY IN FIRM FAITH THAT THE WORLD CAN EXIST FOR CENTURIES WITH FAR MORE CREDIBILITY AND SECURITY. I AM-SURE IF THE IDEAS SHARED BY ME ARE PUT INTO PRACTICE…

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Why Pikes Peak Is The Most Dangerous Race Track In America

Why Pikes Peak Is The Most Dangerous Race Track In America

(car engine revving) Narrator: You’re looking at the most dangerous racetrack in America. (car engine revving) At over 12 miles long, this course climbs through the Rocky Mountains up to the summit of Colorado’s legendary Pikes Peak, 14,115 feet above sea level. What starts as a simple road course on a public highway any ol’ person can drive on turns into a dangerous trek above the clouds for the final leg to the finish line. On a mountaintop road with…

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Mick Mulvaney Says America Is “Desperate” For More Immigrants

Mick Mulvaney Says America Is “Desperate” For More Immigrants

Earlier this week at a private meeting in England, Mick Mulvaney, Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff, told the people there at that meeting that the United States is actually desperate for more immigrants. Mick Mulvaney coming from one of the most anti-immigrant administrations in recent history telling a crowd in private, obviously, yeah, we actually need more immigrants coming into the United States. Now, he did preface it by saying, obviously I’m talking about the legal kind of immigrants,…

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Our Company Culture | Stanley Black & Decker

Our Company Culture | Stanley Black & Decker

Being a part of a company that’s forward-thinking really allows you to bring new and innovative ideas to the workplace. Looking at things from a different angle and learning from someone else’s perspective and where they come from. Try to see things in people that they don’t see in themselves and give them encouragement. And really embrace the power of diversity and the power of diverse thought. And really help unleash the power of innovations. We love challenges, to be…

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Building a Culture of Kindness With a Day of Service

Building a Culture of Kindness With a Day of Service

>>Girl: How do you say “Welcome” in Spanish?>>Penny: Bienvenidos.>>Irina: In the seven years that we’ve done the Day of Caring, I’ve seen a huge growth in terms of students thinking outside of themselves.>>Girl: You get to experience happiness for helping someone else.>>Irina: At this stage of development, sixth, seventh and eighth grade, putting yourself in the place of someone else, that’s not easy to do all the time.>>Boy: Pay it forward!>>Kids: Yeah! That’s right.>>Irina: Here at Tilden, we’re really mindful…

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Todays EU: The Insane Prices of Super Bowl Ads

Todays EU: The Insane Prices of Super Bowl Ads

This is Today’s Economic Update. I’m Richard Wolff from Democracy at Work. I want to talk today, as I have in the past, about what it means to live in a society where we have the best government money can buy. The recently completed Super Bowl in the United States gets tens of millions of people gathered together to watch the television at the same time — one of the largest audiences ever, doing one thing at one time, to…

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How This River Made Chimps Violent

How This River Made Chimps Violent

Hi this is David from MinuteEarth. A long time ago, a population of apes lived in the middle of the jungle, eating the plentiful plants on the ground and occasionally searching out rarer fruits in the trees. But as the once-shallow Congo river in the middle of their range started to get wider and deeper, the ape population was split in two: though the North and South of the river contained the exact same kind of apes, they were now…

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