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Choice Point: Align Your Purpose - A Documentary Film by Harry Massey Choice Point was born of a passion and a vision of a better world through a collective humanity. It is a feature-length documentary film which probes the issues of transformational change and how when one person transforms his or her own life, that person can contribute in a positive way to the shaping of the world. And now, for the first time, we are opening up the opportunity for like-minded people to share in our vision, support the film and get their hand on money-can't-buy rewards! The world is facing multiple “choice points” at this moment in history: individuals are making choices to change their nations, nature is giving us a wake-up call, economies are struggling, and for many of us the future looks uncertain.

Old Masters at the Top of Their Game Essay by LEWIS H. LAPHAM Oct. 23, 2014 The portraits here are of men and women in their 80s and 90s, rich in the rewards of substantial and celebrated careers, and although I know none of them except by name and reputation, I’m asked why their love’s labor is not lost but still to be found. Why do they persist, the old masters? 12 Qualities of Mind Required for an Innovative Luxury Brand Dr. Bob Deutsch, cognitive anthropologist and president Brain Sells consulting firm, outlines twelve key concepts in unlocking innovation within luxury businesses. Creativity and innovation are critical to all corporations, but now more than ever before these qualities of mind are central to the continuing success of luxury brands. This is as true for LVMH’s strategy development as it is for its product development.

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Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Richard Felder: Resources in Science and Engineering Education Richard Felder's Home Page Richard M. Felder U.S. Navy Killing Marine Life With Sonar and Weapons Testing Arjun WaliaActivist Post Not only have whales been showing up dead with dozens of pounds of toxic, plastic waste inside their stomachs, the U.S Navy plans to raise the death toll by conducting underwater testing of explosive weapons and sonar devices. Tests will be and are taking place in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, including the Gulf of Mexico. These events are set to commence and take place from 2014 through 2019. The title is not an exaggeration, depending on the vicinity of the animals, detonating these explosives underwatermwill kill whales and dolphins and injure many, according to two environmental impact statements released by the military.(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8) Keep in mind, these events have been occurring for a number of years, and are responsible for the death of large amounts of marine life. (9)

5 Evidence-Based Ways to Optimize Your Teamwork You’re at the table with the rest of your team, ready to brainstorm new ideas or plan the next product launch. Looking around, their faces are reassuring – you know this is a bunch of talented and experienced individuals. Working together you have the potential to achieve so much more than you ever could alone. 14 Google Tools You Didn't Know Existed Now that you've written your eulogies for Google Reader, it's a good time to remember that Google has an abundance of other resources that may not be as popular but still deserve a spotlight. We rounded up some lesser-known Google tools and applications that could help you cope with the loss of Reader and rekindle your love for Google. From fun tools like Google Ngram Viewer to useful resources like Full Value of Mobile Calculator, you'll find an array of tools for developers to small business owners to the average consumer. Take a look at the gallery and let us know what your favorite Google tool is in the comments. Image courtesy of Flickr, Scobleizer.

LEARN NC: Search Results Partes del cuerpo (Parts of the body) Students learn Spanish vocabulary for parts of the body. Format: lesson plan (grade 9–12 Second Languages) Successful Learning: Peer Learning Many institutions of learning now promote instructional methods involving ‘active’ learning that present opportunities for students to formulate their own questions, discuss issues, explain their viewpoints, and engage in cooperative learning by working in teams on problems and projects. ‘Peer learning’ is a form of cooperative learning that enhances the value of student-student interaction and results in various advantageous learning outcomes. To realise the benefits of peer learning, teachers must provide ‘intellectual scaffolding’.

Exploiting Bacteria to Produce "Living Materials" A group of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have unveiled a system whereby bacterial cells are engineered in such a way that they incorporate specific non-living materials into their biofilms, creating a "living material". Biofilms are generated when bacteria cluster together and stick onto a surface. Often the bacteria will secrete substances that assist in this adherence, such as proteins and carbohydrate polymers (called polysaccharides) which form a slime.

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