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WRS Hot Job -- Mine Operations Superintendent, Copper Mining, Kazakhstan
 
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Matt, a resourcer for WRS' Mining division, is looking to identify an experienced Mine Operations Superintedent to work under the direction of the Mine Director. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to get their teeth into. Matt is looking for someone with around 20 years' experience in open pit mining, with 5 of these at Manager level. An excellent remuneration package is available. If you would like to hear more about the role or apply for the position, please contact Matt directly on [email protected] or +44 (0)161 926 2525. Matt also has a number of other opportunities available in the Mining industry.
WRS Hot Job -- Mine Managers, opencast and underground coal operations, South Africa
 
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Ruth Byrne, a Senior Consultant for WRS' South African Mining division, is looking for Mine Managers to work on both open-pit and underground coal operations. She'd love to hear from anyone with coal mining experience holding a Mine Manager's certificate, particularly those with a Mining Engineering degree or equivalent tertiary qualifications. The ideal candidates will have 10 years' experience in coal, with 5 of those being in a managerial position. If you're interested in hearing about the opportunities Ruth has on offer at present, please get in touch with her today: [email protected] / uk.linkedin.com/in/ruthbyrne
WRS Hot Job -- Health & Safety Manager, Mining, Peru
 
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WRS' Head of Mining (Latin America) Patrycja Garcia shares an exciting opportunity within the mining sector -- a Health & Safety Manager based in Peru. If this role is of interest to you, please contact her by email: [email protected] You can view all of our South America Mining roles here: http://bit.ly/1dpQzNu
Join the BMA Hay Point Engineering team!
 
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BMA (a BHP joint venture) has an opportunity for a lead mechanical project engineer to join the Hay Point Engineering team. Get involved in an exciting portfolio of projects, and live at the gateway to the Whitsundays!
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Barrick's Golden Sunlight Mine Pursues Clean-Up of Historic Mines
 
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Barrick's Golden Sunlight mine is spearheading an ambitious project to clean up environmental contamination at historic mine sites in Montana that will save the state and federal taxpayers millions of dollars. Montana's long history of mining, much of which pre-dates modern mining and environmental regulation, left a collection of improperly closed tailings impoundments and waste-rock piles that require clean-up. With taxpayers on the hook for the costs, Barrick found a creative solution. In particular, while Montana's historic tailings impoundments and waste-rock piles contain metals that can harm the environment, they also contain gold that can be extracted profitably at today's prices. Barrick's Golden Sunlight mine offered to re-process and store this material in its modern facilities, obviating the need for taxpayer-funded clean-ups. In addition to the environmental benefits, the project is helping to stimulate the local economy by creating jobs in small businesses that collect and truck the material to the Golden Sunlight mine. These operators must obtain permits to remove the contaminated material and sell it to Barrick. The material is processed at Golden Sunlight's mill and later stored in the mine's tailings impoundment, which has more capacity than the mine needs. Since 2010, Golden Sunlight has received approximately 308,000 tons of tailings and paid out approximately $25 million to local businesses that collect and transport the material. At the same time, it has recovered just under 22,000 ounces of gold. During this period, tailings and waste rock have been removed from over 10 historic mines. "It's a win-win situation," says David Williams, a geologist with the Bureau of Land Management. "We're accomplishing many of the same goals that would have cost around $800,000 to $1 million of taxpayer money just to clean up a small site." To promote responsible management of these historic mines, Golden Sunlight does not process any material from sites found to be in non-conformance with their permits. "If a regulatory agency calls us and says an operator isn't meeting their permit obligations, we shut them down until the issues are resolved to the agency's satisfaction," says Mark Thompson, Environmental Superintendent at Golden Sunlight. "We encourage responsible operators through a very close and transparent relationship with the regulatory community." Golden Sunlight isn't just incentivizing other operators to clean up — the mine has reclaimed 1,500 acres, or nearly half of all land disturbed throughout its operations at a cost of roughly $4 million per year. "Our reclamation focuses on water management and wildlife habitat rehabilitation," he says, adding with a smile, "deer and elk love our reclamation work." The local community took notice of Barrick's environmental initiatives and successfully nominated Golden Sunlight for an environmental stewardship award. The Bureau of Land Management's Hardrock Mineral Environmental Award went to Golden Sunlight at the recent MinEXPO Conference in Las Vegas. "You have those elite companies out there that perform over and above what the norm is and Barrick is one of those companies," says Tom Harrington of the Jefferson Local Development Corporation. "They're actually walking the walk and not just talking the talk." Williams adds that "without community involvement, the project wouldn't have risen to the top" of the nominee list and eventually won the award. Barrick's Thompson says Golden Sunlight is excited to be involved with this project. "Economic stimulation, social responsibility, environmental stewardship -- the project touches almost all of Barrick's core values and provides opportunities for the people in the area we operate."
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Indigenous Cadetship Support Program: Interview with cadet
 
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Indigenous Cadetship Support is aimed at improving the job prospects of Indigenous Australian students. It links full-time Indigenous students undertaking a diploma, an advanced diploma or their first undergraduate degree with employers who can give them work placements and ongoing employment once they finish their studies.
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Zane Reddan - HV Electrician - Hope Downs 4
 
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Zane shares his story of working as a HV Electrician at Rio Tinto's new iron ore operation - Hope Downs 4.
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Patricia Garcia - Case study for a Chilean mining company | Worldwide Recruitment Solutions
 
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Patricia is the Regional Manager for Latin American in the Mining division. She works specifically within Chile, Peru and Colombia. http://www.worldwide-rs.com/latinamerica
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Newcastle  -  Australia
 
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The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Local Government Areas. It is the hub of the Greater Newcastle area which includes most parts of the Local Government Areas of City of Newcastle, City of Lake Macquarie, City of Cessnock, City of Maitland and Port Stephens Council. Situated 162 kilometres (101 mi) NNE of Sydney, at the mouth of the Hunter River, it is the predominant city within the Hunter Region. Famous for its coal, Newcastle is presently the largest coal exporting harbour in the world, exporting over 97 Mt of coal in 2009--10 with plans to expand annual capacity to 180 Mt by 2013.[5] Beyond the city, the Hunter Region possesses large coal depositsThe first European to explore the area was Lieutenant John Shortland in September 1797. His discovery of the area was largely accidental; as he had been sent in search of a number of convicts who had seized the HMS Cumberland as she was sailing from Sydney Cove.[7] While returning, Lt. Shortland entered what he later described as "a very fine river", which he named after New South Wales' Governor, John Hunter.[8] He returned with reports of the deep-water port and the area's abundant coal. Over the next two years, coal mined from the area was the New South Wales colony's first export.[8] Newcastle gained a reputation as a "hellhole" as it was a place where the most dangerous convicts were sent to dig in the coal mines as harsh punishment for their crimes.[8] By the turn of the century the mouth of the Hunter River was being visited by diverse groups of men, including coal diggers, timber-cutters, and more escaped convicts. Philip Gidley King, the Governor of New South Wales from 1800, decided on a more positive approach to exploit the now obvious natural resources of the Hunter Valley.[7] In 1801, a convict camp called King's Town (named after Governor King) was established to mine coal and cut timber. In the same year, the first shipment of coal was dispatched to Sydney. This settlement closed less than a year later.[8] A settlement was again attempted in 1804, as a place of secondary punishment for unruly convicts. The settlement was named Coal River, also Kingstown and then re-named Newcastle, after England's famous coal port. The name first appeared by the commission issued by Governor King on 15 March 1804 to Lieutenant Charles Menzies of the marine detachment on HMS Calcutta, then at Port Jackson, appointing him superintendent of the new settlement.[9] The new settlement, comprising convicts and a military guard, arrived at the Hunter River on 27 March 1804 in three ships: the Lady Nelson, the Resource and the James.[7][10] The convicts were rebels from the 1804 Castle Hill convict rebellion. The link with Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, its namesake and also from whence many of the 19th century coal miners came, is still obvious in some of the place-names -- such as Jesmond, Hexham, Wickham, Wallsend and Gateshead. Morpeth, New South Wales is a similar distance north of Newcastle as Morpeth, Northumberland is north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Christ Church Cathedral dominates the skyline of Newcastle. Under Captain James Wallis, commandant from 1815 to 1818, the convicts' conditions improved, and a building boom began. Captain Wallis laid out the streets of the town, built the first church of the site of the present Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, erected the old gaol on the seashore, and began work on the breakwater which now joins Nobbys Head to the mainland. The quality of these first buildings was poor, and only (a much reinforced) breakwater survives. During this period, in 1816, the oldest public school in Australia was built in East Newcastle.[8] Newcastle remained a penal settlement until 1822, when the settlement was opened up to farming.[11] As a penal colony, the military rule was harsh, especially at Limeburners' Bay, on the inner side of Stockton peninsula. There, convicts were sent to burn oyster shells for making lime.[7] Military rule in Newcastle ended in 1823. Prisoner numbers were reduced to 100 (most of these were employed on the building of the breakwater), and the remaining 900 were sent to Port Macquarie. ( source Wikipedia )
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Broken Hill, New South Wales
 
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Broken Hill is an isolated mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia. The "BH" in the world's largest mining company, BHP Billiton, refers to "Broken Hill" and its early operations in the city. Broken Hill is located near the border with South Australia on the crossing of the Barrier Highway and the Silver City Highway, in the Barrier Range. It is 315 m above sea level, with a hot desert climate, an average rainfall of 235 mm. The closest major city is Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, which is more than 500 km to the southwest. 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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Riggers Job Description
 
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Riggers Job Description
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WRS Hot Job -- Chief Officer / SDPO on a newbuild DP2 AHTS, North Sea
 
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Liam Allen, a recruiter in WRS' Marine team, is looking for a Chief Officer / Senior DPO to work on a newbuild Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel in the North Sea. The rotation is 4 weeks on / 4 weeks off, excellent day-rate. The right candidate must have DP Unlimited and Unlimited Chief Officer COC, plus Anchor Handling experience. If you're interested in this role, please contact Liam today: +44 161 926 2525 / [email protected]
Compass
 
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A compass is a navigational instrument that shows directions in a frame of reference that is stationary relative to the surface of the Earth. The frame of reference defines the four cardinal directions (or points) – north, south, east, and west. Intermediate directions are also defined. Usually, a diagram called a compass rose, which shows the directions (with their names usually abbreviated to initials), is marked on the compass. When the compass is in use, the rose is aligned with the real directions in the frame of reference, so, for example, the "N" mark on the rose really points to the north. Frequently, in addition to the rose or sometimes instead of it, angle markings in degrees are shown on the compass. North corresponds to zero degrees, and the angles increase clockwise, so east is 90 degrees, south is 180, and west is 270. These numbers allow the compass to show azimuths or bearings, which are commonly stated in this notation. The magnetic compass was first invented as a device for divination as early as the Chinese Han Dynasty (since about 206 BC). The compass was used in Song Dynasty China by the military for navigational orienteering by 1040-1044, and was used for maritime navigation by 1111 to 1117. The use of a compass is recorded in Western Europe between 1187 and 1202, and in Persia in 1232. The dry compass was invented in Europe around 1300. This was supplanted in the early 20th century by the liquid-filled magnetic compass. 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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IMarEST Gordon Hodge Memorial Lecture   How Engineers are made
 
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Presented by Professor Chris Hodge OBE FIMarEST at the Tanglin Club, Singapore.
Biology Before Darwin: Crash Course History of Science #19
 
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You’ve probably heard of Charles Darwin, but before we get to him, you really need to understand how different people, throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, tried to answer the same question: “what is life?” *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark Brouwer, Erika & Alexa Saur Glenn Elliott, Justin Zingsheim, Jessica Wode, Eric Prestemon, Kathrin Benoit, Tom Trval, Nathan Taylor, Divonne Holmes à Court, Brian Thomas Gossett, Khaled El Shalakany, Indika Siriwardena, SR Foxley, Sam Ferguson, Yasenia Cruz, Eric Koslow, Caleb Weeks, Tim Curwick, D.A. Noe, Shawn Arnold, Ruth Perez, Malcolm Callis, Ken Penttinen, Advait Shinde, William McGraw, Andrei Krishkevich, Rachel Bright, Mayumi Maeda, Kathy & Tim Philip, Jirat, Eric Kitchen, Ian Dundore, Chris Peters -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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142 electrical interview questions and answers pdf ebook
 
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SBCC Board of Trustees 2/14/2019
 
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Be advised: video includes explicit language
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EXPO – Magic of the White City (Narrated by Gene Wilder)
 
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Narrated by Gene Wilder, EXPO – Magic of the White City brings the Chicago World’s Fair to life. Experience the world of 1893 through a cinematic visit to Chicago’s Columbian Exposition. Subscribe for more great documentaries! Nearly 28 million people visited the Fair. Dubbed the “White City,” it inspired future innovators like Henry Ford and Frank Lloyd Wright, unveiled the Ferris Wheel and Cracker Jack®, and, in many ways, marked the beginning of the 20th century. Many of the era’s greatest achievements in science, technology and culture were unveiled there. The grounds were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, famous for his design of New York City’s Central Park, and constructed under the supervision of Daniel Burnham. The Fair was an engineering marvel. On opening day, President Grover Cleveland depressed a golden telegraph key which sent the first courses of electricity throughout the Fair powering fountains, machines, electric railways and thousands of lights. It was the first use of electricity on such a massive scale. In addition, fairgoers enjoyed the Midway Plaisance where a one-mile boulevard of fun offered camel riding and guilty pleasures such as belly dancing, street fighting and beer drinking. Against the backdrop of 1893’s troubles with workers’ rights, prejudice, discrimination and corruption, the World’s Columbian Exposition cast a brief ray of hope for the future of humanity. Filmed in spectacular High-Definition, EXPO – Magic of the White City immerses viewers in one of the world’s biggest extravaganzas and one of the most unforgettable events in American history. There will never be another event like it… or will there?
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WRS Hot Job -- Lead Landscape Architect, UK, Wind Energy
 
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Sarah, who specialises in supplying personnel for Renewable Energy projects, has an exciting opportunity available in Gloucestershire for a Lead Landscape Architect to work on Wind projects. The ideal candidate will be a Certified Member of the Landscape Institute, with a minimum of 5 years' post-chartership experience. You'll also have at least 2 years' experience on wind farm projects. To apply or find out more, please contact Sarah: [email protected] or +44 161 926 2525
Newcastle, Australia Travel
 
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Newcastle, Australia Travel - The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Local Government Areas. It is the hub of the Greater Newcastle area which includes most parts of the Local Government Areas of City of Newcastle, City of Lake Macquarie, City of Cessnock, City of Maitland and Port Stephens Council. Situated 162 kilometres (101 mi) NNE of Sydney, at the mouth of the Hunter River, it is the predominant city within the Hunter Region. Famous for its coal, Newcastle is presently the largest coal exporting harbour in the world, exporting over 97 Mt of coal in 2009--10 with plans to expand annual capacity to 180 Mt by 2013.[5] Beyond the city, the Hunter Region possesses large coal depositsThe first European to explore the area was Lieutenant John Shortland in September 1797. His discovery of the area was largely accidental; as he had been sent in search of a number of convicts who had seized the HMS Cumberland as she was sailing from Sydney Cove.[7] While returning, Lt. Shortland entered what he later described as a very fine river, which he named after New South Wales Governor, John Hunter.[8] He returned with reports of the deep-water port and the areas abundant coal. Over the next two years, coal mined from the area was the New South Wales colonys first export.[8] Newcastle gained a reputation as a hellhole as it was a place where the most dangerous convicts were sent to dig in the coal mines as harsh punishment for their crimes.[8] By the turn of the century the mouth of the Hunter River was being visited by diverse groups of men, including coal diggers, timber-cutters, and more escaped convicts. Philip Gidley King, the Governor of New South Wales from 1800, decided on a more positive approach to exploit the now obvious natural resources of the Hunter Valley.[7] In 1801, a convict camp called Kings Town (named after Governor King) was established to mine coal and cut timber. In the same year, the first shipment of coal was dispatched to Sydney. This settlement closed less than a year later.[8] A settlement was again attempted in 1804, as a place of secondary punishment for unruly convicts. The settlement was named Coal River, also Kingstown and then re-named Newcastle, after Englands famous coal port. The name first appeared by the commission issued by Governor King on 15 March 1804 to Lieutenant Charles Menzies of the marine detachment on HMS Calcutta, then at Port Jackson, appointing him superintendent of the new settlement.[9] The new settlement, comprising convicts and a military guard, arrived at the Hunter River on 27 March 1804 in three ships: the Lady Nelson, the Resource and the James.[7][10] The convicts were rebels from the 1804 Castle Hill convict rebellion. The link with Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, its namesake and also from whence many of the 19th century coal miners came, is still obvious in some of the place-names -- such as Jesmond, Hexham, Wickham, Wallsend and Gateshead. Morpeth, New South Wales is a similar distance north of Newcastle as Morpeth, Northumberland is north of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Christ Church Cathedral dominates the skyline of Newcastle. Under Captain James Wallis, commandant from 1815 to 1818, the convicts conditions improved, and a building boom began. Captain Wallis laid out the streets of the town, built the first church of the site of the present Christ Church Anglican Cathedral, erected the old gaol on the seashore, and began work on the breakwater which now joins Nobbys Head to the mainland. The quality of these first buildings was poor, and only (a much reinforced) breakwater survives. During this period, in 1816, the oldest public school in Australia was built in East Newcastle.[8] Newcastle remained a penal settlement until 1822, when the settlement was opened up to farming.[11] As a penal colony, the military rule was harsh, especially at Limeburners Bay, on the inner side of Stockton peninsula. There, convicts were sent to burn oyster shells for making lime.[7] Military rule in Newcastle ended in 1823. Prisoner numbers were reduced to 100 (most of these were employed on the building of the breakwater), and the remaining 900 were sent to Port Macquarie. ( source Wikipedia ) Enjoy Your Newcastle, Australia Travel!
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Crown Jewels Lecture Series: Randolph Delehanty, Ph.D
 
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As part of the Crown Jewels lecture series, exhibit curator, Randolph Delehanty Ph.D., gives a provocative talk about national parks and their complex, ever-changing history. Delehanty served as Presidio Trust Historian from 2000 to 2013. For more information about Crown Jewels visit: www.presidio.gov/crownjewels Follow us! Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/presidiosf Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/presidiosf Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/presidiosf YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/presidiosf Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/presidiosf Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/PresidioSF/ Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/company/presidio-trust
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Ace Combat 7: List of All 42 Confirmed Aircraft (2018)
 
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Here's a compilation of all 42 aircraft that have been confirmed to appear in Ace Combat 7 so far and their status: playable or unplayable. It is said the game will have around 30 playable aircraft available at the release. For more videos about Ace Combat 7: https://goo.gl/7KpmA1 ✈✈ FAQ ✈✈ Q: Will there be Chinese aircraft in the game? A: This is very unlikely given that the developers are Japanese and they have never featured Chinese aircraft in earlier games. Q: Will there by propeller planes? A: Not playable ones. Q: Will we be able to play with bombers? A: Though not confirmed, this is extremely unlikely. Q: How many special weapon can we carry? A: In addition to the gun and standard missiles you can carry 1 special weapon from a choice of 3. Q: What kind of customization will be available? A: You will be able to add/switch parts of your aircraft to improve its specs. You will also be able to choose your paint scheme and emblems. ✈✈✈✈✈✈✈✈✈✈✈✈✈ Follow me on social media for more Ace Combat! Twitter - https://twitter.com/Ace_Combat_Fan Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/ace_combat_fan Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/AceCombatFan Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AceCombatFan/
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Public Hearing on Section 232 Investigation of Aluminum Imports on National Security
 
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The Secretary of Commerce initiated an investigation to determine the effects on the national security of imports of aluminum. This investigation has been initiated under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended. The Department of Commerce will hold a public hearing on the investigation on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC at 9 am ET. Learn more: www.commerce.gov/aluminum
AAS Eclipse Workshop 2017
 
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On 21 August 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will cross the United States from coast to coast, giving tens of millions of people in a 70-mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina a chance to see the solar corona and experience all phases of the eclipse. The Moon's shadow will sweep across the country starting mid morning in Oregon with just under two minutes of totality and reaching maximum duration of approximately 2 minutes 40 seconds in Southern Illinois before exiting over South Carolina mid afternoon. Outside the path of totality, all of North America will experience a partial eclipse. This event, the first total solar eclipse to touch the US mainland since 1979 and the first to span the continent since 1918, presents a unique opportunity to excite people about science and connect them personally to the cosmos, as well as to conduct several important scientific observations. We are a working group dedicated to the science and public outreach of this unique event. The Eclipse 2017 Workshop IV took place in Carbondale, Illinois, on Friday and Saturday, 10 and 11 June 2016, at the SIU Carbondale Student Center, hosted by Bob Baer and Shadia Habbal. --- SPEAKER LIST --- 00:01:02 Shadia Habbal, Professor - University of Hawaii The Magic of Total Solar Eclipses 00:19:19 Charles Fulco, Science Consultant Eclipses 101: Introducing the Great American Eclipse 00:40:42 David Baron, Writer Using the Eclipse to Illuminate History 01:00:32 Jay Ryan, AmericanEclipseUSA.com Illustrating the Eclipse 01:17:32 Fred Espenak, Goddard Space Flight Center Glorious Totality 01:44:31 Michael Zeiler, GreatAmericanEclipse.com A Tour of the Great American Eclipse 02:15:42 Press Conference – Brad Colwell, SIUC Interim Chancellor 02:16:53 Press Conference—Fred Espenak, Goddard Space Flight Center 02:20:51 Press Conference—Shadia Habbal, Professor—University of Hawaii 02:26:08 Press Conference—Angela Speck, Professor—University of Missouri 02:28:55 Press Conference—Lou Mayo, NASA 02:38:40 Press Conference Q&A 02:47:46 Matt Penn, National Solar Observatory Citizen CATE Experiment: 2015, 2016, 2017 03:06:30 Lika Guhathakurta, NASA 2017 Eclipse: The 100 Year Eclipse 03:23:16 Lou Mayo, NASA Eclipse 2017: Through the Eyes of NASA 03:38:57 Chris Giersch, NASA EDGE 03:49:26 Bob Baer, SIUC Eclipse Co-Chair Eclipse 2017: SIUC Preparations 04:03:46 Michelle Nichols, Adler Planetarium Adler Planetarium: The Year of the Eclipse 04:16:04 Jim Todd, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Total Solar Eclipse: Oregon 04:32:01 John Jerit & Paulo Aur, American Paper Optics 04:47:05 Sophie Margolis & Mark Margolis, Rainbow Symphony Eclipse Safety and Solar Viewing 05:00:32 Don Ficken, St. Louis Astronomical Society & Trish Erzfeld, Heritage County Tourism St. Louis Eclipse 2017 05:11:04 Michael Bakich, Astronomy Magazine Eclipse Preparations in St. Joseph 05:21:35 Michael Zeiler, GreatAmericanEclipse.com Leveraging Social Media for Outreach 05:41:30 Dan McGlaun, Eclipse 2017.org Alaska Airlines Flight 870
INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I: Senate Dist. 6, Senate Dist. 24, Republican Primary for Governor | Program
 
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INSIGHTS will host candidates from three races on a special two-hour edition: –From 8 to 8:30 pm it’s the forum for the Democratic Primary for Senate District 6, where State Senator Roz Baker is being challenged by Terez Amato for the seat that represents West and South Maui. –From 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm, the forum features State Representatives Ken Ito and Jarrett Keohokalole, who are facing off in a winner-take-all Democratic Primary for Senate District 24, representing parts of Kane‘ohe and Kailua. –From 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm, INSIGHTS will feature the three candidates running in the Republican Primary for Governor: John Carroll, Ray L’Heureux and Andria Tupola.
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Part 2: Public Hearing on Section 232 Investigation of Aluminum Imports on National Security
 
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Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/kzd7J05Sr9Y The Secretary of Commerce initiated an investigation to determine the effects on the national security of imports of aluminum. This investigation has been initiated under section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended. The Department of Commerce held a public hearing on the investigation on June 22, 2017 in Washington, DC at 9 am ET. Learn more: www.commerce.gov/aluminum
Filme John Wesley de 1954 (em inglês)
 
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Primeiro filme sobre a vida de João Wesley lançado nos EUA em 1954. Uma raridade. Não tem legenda nem dublagem. Veja mais em: http://historiasmetodistas.blogspot.com/
The Secret of the Silver Car by Wyndham Martyn
 
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Before he went to join the Armed Forces in World War I France, Anthony Trent had a successfull secret 'career' as a master criminal in the USA, never caught by the police. The war has just ended - but now Anthony Trent seriously fears exposure. While in the trenches, an explosion buried him alive, along with an English soldier. Thinking they would never get out alive, Anthony revealed his identity to the other soldier - just before they were rescued and separated. After recovering from his injuries, all Anthony can think about is finding the English soldier - to thank him for saving his life, but also to know whether the man will betray his big secret. His search is full of adventures, including espionage, blackmail and love. Chapter 1. The Puzzling Passenger - 00:00 Chapter 2. The Man in the Dark - 19:48 Chapter 3. The Beginning of the Search - 36:49 Chapter 4. A Lady Interrupts - 1:33:56 Chapter 5. The Man who Denied - 1:58:37 Chapter 6. Fresh Fields - 2:30:04 Chapter 7. The Sentence of Banishment - 2:56:54 Chapter 8. Count Michael Temesvar - 3:17:58 Chapter 9. Pauline - 3:37:11 Chapter 10. The Greater Game - 4:19:32 Chapter 11. Anthony Plays His Hand - 4:37:12 Chapter 12. Saint Anthony - 5:18:40 Chapter 13. Down to the Sea - 5:51:26 Chapter 14. The Cabinet Meeting - 6:36:15 Chapter 15. Anthony the Triumphant - 6:52:12 This is preceded by "Anthony Trent, Master Criminal": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCbt81C-Z8o
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The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan by Winston S. Churchill
 
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When the self-proclaimed Mahdi (“Guided One”) gathered Islamic forces and kicked the Anglo-Egyptians out of the Sudan, he unleashed a backlash. With the image of the heroic General Charles Gordon dying at Khartoum, the British public was ready to support a war to reclaim the lost territories. And when the political time was right, a British-Egyptian-Sudanese expedition led by the redoubtable Herbert Kitchener set out to do just that. The river involved was the Nile. For millennia, its annual flood has made habitable a slender strip, though hundreds of miles of deserts, between its tributaries and its delta. Through this desolate region, man and beast struggled to supply the bare essentials of life. Though this same region, the expedition had to find and defeat an enemy several times larger than itself. The young Churchill was hot to gain war experience to aid his career, and so he wangled a transfer to the 21st Lancers and participated in the last successful cavalry charge the world ever saw, in the climactic battle of Omdurman. He also had a position as war correspondent for the Morning Post, and on his return to England he used his notes to compose this book. Chapter 01. The Rebellion of the Mahdi - 00:00 Chapter 02. The Fate of the Envoy - 1:24:09 Chapter 03. The Dervish Empire - 2:45:41 Chapter 04. The Years of Preparation - 3:33:13 Chapter 05. The Beginning of the War - 4:15:26 Chapter 06. Firket - 5:00:59 Chapter 07. The Recovery of the Dongola Province - 5:21:57 Chapter 08. The Desert Railway - 6:15:20 Chapter 09. Abu Hamed - 7:04:52 Chapter 10. Berber - 7:46:23 Chapter 11. Reconaissance - 8:22:42 Chapter 12. The Battle of the Atbara - 8:52:56 Chapter 13. The Grand Advance - 9:21:50 Chapter 14. The Operations of the First of September - 9:50:47 Chapter 15. The Battle of Omdurman - 10:17:57 Chapter 16. The Fall of the City - 11:34:01 Chapter 17. The Fashoda Incident - 11:55:29 Chapter 18. On the Blue Nile - 12:28:57 Chapter 19. The End of the Khalifa - 13:12:58 Appendix - 13:54:27
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Auburn Coach Wife Kristi Malzahn Agrees with Match & eHarmony: Men are Jerks
 
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My advice is this: Settle! That's right. Don't worry about passion or intense connection. Don't nix a guy based on his annoying habit of yelling "Bravo!" in movie theaters. Overlook his halitosis or abysmal sense of aesthetics. Because if you want to have the infrastructure in place to have a family, settling is the way to go. Based on my observations, in fact, settling will probably make you happier in the long run, since many of those who marry with great expectations become more disillusioned with each passing year. (It's hard to maintain that level of zing when the conversation morphs into discussions about who's changing the diapers or balancing the checkbook.) Obviously, I wasn't always an advocate of settling. In fact, it took not settling to make me realize that settling is the better option, and even though settling is a rampant phenomenon, talking about it in a positive light makes people profoundly uncomfortable. Whenever I make the case for settling, people look at me with creased brows of disapproval or frowns of disappointment, the way a child might look at an older sibling who just informed her that Jerry's Kids aren't going to walk, even if you send them money. It's not only politically incorrect to get behind settling, it's downright un-American. Our culture tells us to keep our eyes on the prize (while our mothers, who know better, tell us not to be so picky), and the theme of holding out for true love (whatever that is—look at the divorce rate) permeates our collective mentality. Even situation comedies, starting in the 1970s with The Mary Tyler Moore Show and going all the way to Friends, feature endearing single women in the dating trenches, and there's supposed to be something romantic and even heroic about their search for true love. Of course, the crucial difference is that, whereas the earlier series begins after Mary has been jilted by her fiancé, the more modern-day Friends opens as Rachel Green leaves her nice-guy orthodontist fiancé at the altar simply because she isn't feeling it. But either way, in episode after episode, as both women continue to be unlucky in love, settling starts to look pretty darn appealing. Mary is supposed to be contentedly independent and fulfilled by her newsroom family, but in fact her life seems lonely. Are we to assume that at the end of the series, Mary, by then in her late 30s, found her soul mate after the lights in the newsroom went out and her work family was disbanded? If her experience was anything like mine or that of my single friends, it's unlikely. And while Rachel and her supposed soul mate, Ross, finally get together (for the umpteenth time) in the finale of Friends, do we feel confident that she'll be happier with Ross than she would have been had she settled down with Barry, the orthodontist, 10 years earlier? She and Ross have passion but have never had long-term stability, and the fireworks she experiences with him but not with Barry might actually turn out to be a liability, given how many times their relationship has already gone up in flames. It's equally questionable whether Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw, who cheated on her kindhearted and generous boyfriend, Aidan, only to end up with the more exciting but self-absorbed Mr. Big, will be better off in the framework of marriage and family. (Some time after the breakup, when Carrie ran into Aidan on the street, he was carrying his infant in a Baby Björn. Can anyone imagine Mr. Big walking around with a Björn?)
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The Getting of Wisdom Video / Audiobook [Part 1] By Henry Handel Richardson
 
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The Getting of Wisdom tells the story of Laura Rambotham, a 12-year-old girl who is just starting at her boarding school. This is based on Henry Handel Richardson's experiences of her own school, the Prebysterian Ladies College in central Melbourne. The story goes through her friends and enemies and all the life of a boarding school in early 20th century Australia, and all the subjects and learning too. Laura learns a lot but her education does not satisfy her, and her social life is thrown upon her as very different from her peers. (Summary by Bronwyn Kate) Download our Channel App Here To Watch Directly From your Android Device https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.MysticBookz.blogspot Visit our Website to see a collection http://www.mysticbooks.org Like us on Facebook here https://www.facebook.com/MysticBooks.org Keep updated here https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/104517179947301552098/104517179947301552098/posts
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Compass
 
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A compass is a navigational instrument that shows directions in a frame of reference that is stationary relative to the surface of the Earth. The frame of reference defines the four cardinal directions -- north, south, east, and west. Intermediate directions are also defined. Usually, a diagram called a compass rose, which shows the directions , is marked on the compass. When the compass is in use, the rose is aligned with the real directions in the frame of reference, so, for example, the "N" mark on the rose really points to the north. Frequently, in addition to the rose or sometimes instead of it, angle markings in degrees are shown on the compass. North corresponds to zero degrees, and the angles increase clockwise, so east is 90 degrees, south is 180, and west is 270. These numbers allow the compass to show azimuths or bearings, which are commonly stated in this notation. This video targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Robert Kiyosaki
 
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Robert Toru Kiyosaki (born April 8, 1947) is an American investor, businessman, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, and financial commentator. Kiyosaki is well known for his Rich Dad Poor Dad series of motivational books and other material published under the Rich Dad brand. He has written over 15 books which have combined sales of over 26 million copies. Three of his books, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Rich Dad's CASHFLOW Quadrant, and Rich Dad's Guide to Investing, have been on number one on the top 10 best-seller lists simultaneously on The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and the New York Times. Rich Kid Smart Kid was published in 2001, with the intent to help parents teach their children financial concepts. He has created three "Cashflow" board and software games for adults and children and has a series of "Rich Dad" CDs and disks. 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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Thomas Henry Huxley | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Henry_Huxley 00:03:29 1 Early life 00:07:50 2 Voyage of the iRattlesnake/i 00:11:29 3 Later life 00:15:19 3.1 Public duties and awards 00:19:42 3.2 Vertebrate palaeontology 00:24:06 4 Darwin's bulldog 00:28:56 4.1 Debate with Wilberforce 00:33:10 4.1.1 Man's place in nature 00:39:38 4.1.2 Natural selection 00:42:32 4.1.3 Pallbearer 00:42:48 5 The X Club 00:47:18 6 Educational influence 00:48:00 6.1 School of Mines and Zoology 00:53:36 6.2 Schools and the Bible 00:58:01 6.3 Adult education 01:01:39 7 Huxley and the humanities 01:04:24 8 Royal and other commissions 01:05:06 8.1 Royal Commissions 01:06:03 8.1.1 Other commissions 01:06:22 9 Family 01:10:06 9.1 Mental problems in the family 01:12:34 10 Satires 01:16:53 11 Cultural references 01:18:20 12 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: 0.8712532458585482 Voice name: en-US-Wavenet-A "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Thomas Henry Huxley (4 May 1825 – 29 June 1895) was an English biologist and anthropologist specialising in comparative anatomy. He is known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.The stories regarding Huxley's famous debate in 1860 with Samuel Wilberforce were a key moment in the wider acceptance of evolution and in his own career, although historians think that the surviving story of the debate is a later fabrication. Huxley had been planning to leave Oxford on the previous day, but, after an encounter with Robert Chambers, the author of Vestiges, he changed his mind and decided to join the debate. Wilberforce was coached by Richard Owen, against whom Huxley also debated about whether humans were closely related to apes. Huxley was slow to accept some of Darwin's ideas, such as gradualism, and was undecided about natural selection, but despite this he was wholehearted in his public support of Darwin. Instrumental in developing scientific education in Britain, he fought against the more extreme versions of religious tradition. Originally coining the term in 1869, Huxley elaborated on "agnosticism" in 1889 to frame the nature of claims in terms of what is knowable and what is not. Huxley statesAgnosticism, in fact, is not a creed, but a method, the essence of which lies in the rigorous application of a single principle... the fundamental axiom of modern science... In matters of the intellect, follow your reason as far as it will take you, without regard to any other consideration... In matters of the intellect, do not pretend that conclusions are certain which are not demonstrated or demonstrable. Use of that term has continued to the present day (see Thomas Henry Huxley and agnosticism). Much of Huxley's agnosticism is influenced by Kantian views on human perception and the ability to rely on rational evidence rather than belief systems.Huxley had little formal schooling and was virtually self-taught. He became perhaps the finest comparative anatomist of the later 19th century. He worked on invertebrates, clarifying relationships between groups previously little understood. Later, he worked on vertebrates, especially on the relationship between apes and humans. After comparing Archaeopteryx with Compsognathus, he concluded that birds evolved from small carnivorous dinosaurs, a theory widely accepted today. The tendency has been for this fine anatomical work to be overshadowed by his energetic and controversial activity in favour of evolution, and by his extensive public work on scientific education, both of which had significant effects on society in Britain and elsewhere. Huxley’s 1893 Romanes Lecture, “Evolution and Ethics” is exceedingly influential in China; the Chinese translation of Huxley’s lecture even transformed the Chinese translation of Darwin’s Origin of Species.
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Yorkshire Engine Company | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yorkshire_Engine_Company 00:00:33 1 The early years 00:06:12 2 Mainline engines 00:09:02 3 Car production 00:09:21 4 Miniature locomotives 00:10:39 5 United Steel Companies and diesel locomotive development 00:13:19 6 Production diesel-electric locomotives 00:14:40 7 Rolls-Royce engines 00:16:08 8 Diesel-hydraulics and locomotives for British Railways 00:17:30 9 Exports to India 00:18:27 10 Closure and life after death 00:21:18 11 Major customers for diesel locomotives 00:21:44 12 Re-use of the Yorkshire Engine Co name 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: 0.9991711690591656 Voice name: en-AU-Wavenet-A "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= The Yorkshire Engine Company (YEC) was a small independent locomotive manufacturer in Sheffield, England. The company was formed in 1865 and produced locomotives and carried out general engineering work until 1965. They mainly built shunting engines for the British market, but also built main line engines for overseas customers. Steam locomotives were built from 1865 to 1956 and diesel locomotives from 1950 to 1965.
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Belize | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Belize 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 ======= Belize ( (listen)) (Spanish: Belice), is a country located on the eastern coast of Central America. Belize is bordered on the northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. It has an area of 22,800 square kilometres (8,800 sq mi) and a population of 387,879 (2017). Its mainland is about 290 km (180 mi) long and 110 km (68 mi) wide. It has the lowest population and population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2015) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.The Mayan civilization spread into the area of Belize between 1500 B.C. and 300 A.D. and flourished until about 1200. European exploration campaigns began in 1502 when Christopher Columbus sailed along the Gulf of Honduras. European settlement begun by English settlers in 1638, this period was also marked by Spain and Britain lay claim to the land until Britain defeated the Spanish in the Battle of St. George's Caye (1798). It became a British colony in 1840, known as British Honduras, and a Crown colony in 1862. Independence was achieved from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1981. Belize has a diverse society, composed of many cultures and languages that reflect its rich history. English is the official language of Belize, while Belizean Creole is an unofficial native language. Over half the population is multilingual, with Spanish being the second most common spoken language. It is known for its September Celebrations, its extensive barrier reef coral reefs and punta music.Belize's abundance of terrestrial and marine species and its diversity of ecosystems give it a key place in the globally significant Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. It is considered a Central American and Caribbean nation with strong ties to both the American and Caribbean regions. It is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), and the Central American Integration System (SICA), the only country to hold full membership in all three regional organisations. Belize is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state.
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Confederate States of America | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Confederate States of America 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 Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy and the South, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865. The Confederacy was originally formed by seven secessionist slave-holding states—South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas—in the Lower South region of the United States, whose economy was heavily dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system that relied upon the labor of African-American slaves.Each state declared its secession from the United States, which became known as the Union during the ensuing civil war, following the November 1860 election of Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln to the U.S. presidency on a platform which opposed the expansion of slavery into the western territories. Before Lincoln took office in March, a new Confederate government was established in February 1861, which was considered illegal by the government of the United States. States volunteered militia units and the new government hastened to form its own Confederate States Army from scratch practically overnight. After the American Civil War began in April, four slave states of the Upper South—Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina—also declared their secession and joined the Confederacy. The Confederacy later accepted Missouri and Kentucky as members, although neither officially declared secession nor were they ever largely controlled by Confederate forces; Confederate shadow governments attempted to control the two states but were later exiled from them. The government of the United States (the Union) rejected the claims of secession and considered the Confederacy illegally founded. The War began with the Confederate attack upon Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, a Union fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. No foreign government officially recognized the Confederacy as an independent country, although Great Britain and France granted it belligerent status, which allowed Confederate agents to contract with private concerns for arms and other supplies. In early 1865, after four years of heavy fighting which led to 620,000–850,000 military deaths, all the Confederate forces surrendered and the Confederacy vanished. The war lacked a formal end; nearly all Confederate forces had been forced into surrender or deliberately disbanded by the end of 1865, by which point the dwindling manpower and resources of the Confederacy were facing overwhelming odds. By 1865, Jefferson Davis lamented that the Confederacy had "disappeared".
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Belize | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Belize 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 ======= Belize ( ( listen)) (Spanish: Belice) is a country located on the eastern coast of Central America. Belize is bordered on the northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. It has an area of 22,800 square kilometres (8,800 sq mi) and a population of 387,879 (2017). Its mainland is about 290 km (180 mi) long and 110 km (68 mi) wide. It has the lowest population and population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2015) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.The Mayan civilization spread into the area of Belize between 1500 B.C. and 300 A.D. and flourished until about 1200. European exploration campaigns began in 1502 when Christopher Columbus sailed along the Gulf of Honduras. European settlement begun by English settlers in 1638, this period was also marked by Spain and Britain lay claim to the land until Britain defeated the Spanish in the Battle of St. George's Caye (1798). It became a British colony in 1840, known as British Honduras, and a Crown colony in 1862. Independence was achieved from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1981. Belize has a diverse society, composed of many cultures and languages that reflect its rich history. English is the official language of Belize, while Belizean Creole is an unofficial native language. Over half the population is multilingual, with Spanish being the second most common spoken language. It is known for its September Celebrations, its extensive barrier reef coral reefs and punta music.Belize's abundance of terrestrial and marine species and its diversity of ecosystems give it a key place in the globally significant Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. It is considered a Central American and Caribbean nation with strong ties to both the American and Caribbean regions. It is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), and the Central American Integration System (SICA), the only country to hold full membership in all three regional organisations. Belize is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state.
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Belize | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Belize 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 ======= Belize ( ( listen)) (Spanish: Belice), is a country located on the eastern coast of Central America. Belize is bordered on the northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. It has an area of 22,800 square kilometres (8,800 sq mi) and a population of 387,879 (2017). Its mainland is about 290 km (180 mi) long and 110 km (68 mi) wide. It has the lowest population and population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2015) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.The Mayan civilization spread into the area of Belize between 1500 B.C. and 300 A.D. and flourished until about 1200. European exploration campaigns began in 1502 when Christopher Columbus sailed along the Gulf of Honduras. European settlement begun by English settlers in 1638, this period was also marked by Spain and Britain lay claim to the land until Britain defeated the Spanish in the Battle of St. George's Caye (1798). It became a British colony in 1840, known as British Honduras, and a Crown colony in 1862. Independence was achieved from the United Kingdom on 21 September 1981. Belize has a diverse society, composed of many cultures and languages that reflect its rich history. English is the official language of Belize, while Belizean Creole is an unofficial native language. Over half the population is multilingual, with Spanish being the second most common spoken language. It is known for its September Celebrations, its extensive barrier reef coral reefs and punta music.Belize's abundance of terrestrial and marine species and its diversity of ecosystems give it a key place in the globally significant Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. It is considered a Central American and Caribbean nation with strong ties to both the American and Caribbean regions. It is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), and the Central American Integration System (SICA), the only country to hold full membership in all three regional organisations. Belize is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state.
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South Island | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: South Island 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 South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand in surface area; the other being the smaller but more populous North Island. It is bordered to the north by Cook Strait, to the west by the Tasman Sea, and to the south and east by the Pacific Ocean. The South Island covers 150,437 square kilometres (58,084 sq mi), making it the world's 12th-largest island. It has a temperate climate. It has a 32 percent larger landmass than the North Island so is sometimes referred to as the "mainland" of New Zealand, especially by South Island residents, but only 23 percent of New Zealand's 4.9 million inhabitants live there. In the early stages of European (Pākehā) settlement of the country, the South Island had the majority of the European population and wealth due to the 1860s gold rushes. The North Island population overtook the South in the early 20th century, with 56 percent of the population living in the North in 1911, and the drift north of people and businesses continued throughout the century.
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Timeline of the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Timeline of the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt 00:00:07 1 1933 00:04:38 2 1934 00:04:54 3 1935 00:05:11 4 1936 00:05:35 5 1937 00:05:50 6 1938 00:06:07 7 1939 00:06:23 8 1940 00:06:39 9 1941 00:07:00 10 1942 00:07:09 10.1 January 00:12:59 10.2 February 00:16:43 10.3 March 00:22:42 10.4 April 00:26:40 11 1943 00:28:07 12 1944 00:29:10 13 1945 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 presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt began on March 4, 1933.
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Florida | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Florida 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 ======= Florida ( (listen); Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States. The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Florida is the 22nd-most extensive (65,755 sq mi or 170,300 km2), the 3rd-most populous (21,312,211 inhabitants), and the 8th-most densely populated (384.3/sq mi or 148.4/km2) of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area. Tallahassee is the state's capital. Florida's $1.0 trillion economy is the fourth largest in the United States. If it were a country, Florida would be the 16th largest economy in the world, and the 58th most populous as of 2018. In 2017, Florida's per capita personal income was $47,684, ranking 26th in the nation. The unemployment rate in September 2018 was 3.5% and ranked as the 18th in the United States. Florida exports nearly $55 billion in goods made in the state, the 8th highest among all states. The Miami Metropolitan Area is by far the largest urban economy in Florida and the 12th largest in the United States with a GDP of $344.9 billion as of 2017. This is more than twice the number of the next metro area, the Tampa Bay Area, which has a GDP of $145.3 billion. Florida is home to 51 of the world's billionaires with most of them residing in South Florida.The first European contact was made in 1513 by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León, who called it la Florida ([la floˈɾiða] "the land of flowers") upon landing there in the Easter season, known in Spanish as Pascua Florida. Florida was a challenge for the European colonial powers before it gained statehood in the United States in 1845. It was a principal location of the Seminole Wars against the Native Americans, and racial segregation after the American Civil War. Today, Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, the Kennedy Space Center, and as a popular destination for retirees. Florida is the flattest state in the United States. Lake Okeechobee is the largest freshwater lake in the U.S. state of Florida.Florida's close proximity to the ocean influences many aspects of Florida culture and daily life. Florida is a reflection of influences and multiple inheritance; African, European, indigenous, and Latino heritages can be found in the architecture and cuisine. Florida has attracted many writers such as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, and continues to attract celebrities and athletes. It is internationally known for golf, tennis, auto racing, and water sports. Several beaches in Florida have turquoise and emerald-colored coastal waters.About two-thirds of Florida occupies a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Florida has the longest coastline in the contiguous United States, approximately 1,350 miles (2,170 km), not including the contribution of the many barrier islands. Florida has a total of 4,510 islands that are ten acres or larger in area. This is the second-highest number of islands of any state of the United States; only Alaska has more. It is the only state that borders both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Much of the state is at or near sea level and is characterized by sedimentary soil. Florida has the lowest high point of any U.S. state. The climate varies from subtropical in the north to tropical in the south. The American alligator, American crocodile, American ...
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North Carolina | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: North Carolina 00:01:15 1 History 00:10:56 1.1 Native Americans, lost colonies, and permanent settlement 00:15:04 1.2 Colonial period and Revolutionary War 00:21:04 1.3 Antebellum period 00:24:39 1.4 American Civil War 00:28:14 2 Geography 00:31:02 2.1 Flora and fauna 00:31:10 2.2 Climate 00:33:14 3 Demographics 00:33:57 3.1 Ethnicity 00:34:48 3.2 Languages 00:35:52 3.3 Religion 00:38:29 3.4 Most populous counties 00:38:54 3.5 Major cities 00:39:21 3.6 Largest combined statistical areas 00:40:10 4 Economy 00:43:15 5 Transportation 00:44:09 6 Government and politics 00:46:53 7 Education 00:47:02 7.1 Primary and secondary education 00:48:16 7.2 Colleges and universities 00:50:09 8 Media 00:50:17 9 Sports 00:53:27 10 Tourism 00:56:11 11 Recreation 00:57:51 12 Arts and culture 00:59:04 12.1 Music 01:02:48 12.2 Shopping 01:03:48 12.3 Cuisine and agriculture 01:08:05 12.4 Ships named for the state 01:08:43 12.5 State parks 01:09:02 12.6 State symbols 01:11:23 12.7 Armed forces installations 01:12:34 13 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 ======= North Carolina ( (listen)) is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. North Carolina is the 28th most extensive and the 9th most populous of the U.S. states. The state is divided into 100 counties. The capital is Raleigh, which along with Durham and Chapel Hill is home to the largest research park in the United States (Research Triangle Park). The most populous municipality is Charlotte, which is the second largest banking center in the United States after New York City.The state has a wide range of elevations, from sea level on the coast to 6,684 feet (2,037 m) at Mount Mitchell, the highest point in North America east of the Mississippi River. The climate of the coastal plains is strongly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the state falls in the humid subtropical climate zone. More than 300 miles (500 km) from the coast, the western, mountainous part of the state has a subtropical highland climate. In 2018, North Carolina was ranked number one on Forbes' Best States for Business ranking for a second year in a row.
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