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Kubrick speaks in regard to 'The Shining' Michel Ciment: In several of your previous films you seem to have had a prior interest in the facts and problems which surround the story -- the nuclear threat, space travel, the relationship between violence and the state -- which led you to Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange. In the case of The Shining, were you attracted first by the subject of ESP, or just by Stephen King's novel? Stanley Kubrick: I've always been interested in ESP and the paranormal.

300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Critical thinking is recommended. Black Studies Collection The library’s Black Studies collection has a rich history dating back to student activism and the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. In the fall of 1968, African American students at UCSB occupied North Hall and demonstrated against the systematic exclusion of Black Studies from university courses. The university administration accepted demands for the establishment of a Department of Black Studies. In conjunction with this, the Center for Black Studies was created to monitor, coordinate, support, and encourage research in the community. The collection houses materials on a variety of topics related to Africa and the African Diaspora in the United States and the Caribbean. Topics covered in the collection include anthropology, biography, music, theater, literature, and history.

Franklin D. Roosevelt - Biography - U.S. President - Biography.com Franklin D. Roosevelt was the only U.S. president to be elected four times. He led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II. What is PBL? Project Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. In Gold Standard PBL, projects are focused on student learning goals and include Essential Project Design Elements: Key Knowledge, Understanding, and Success Skills - The project is focused on student learning goals, including standards-based content and skills such as critical thinking/problem solving, communication, collaboration, and self-management. Challenging Problem or Question - The project is framed by a meaningful problem to solve or a question to answer, at the appropriate level of challenge. Sustained Inquiry - Students engage in a rigorous, extended process of asking questions, finding resources, and applying information.

Aids: Origin of pandemic 'was 1920s Kinshasa' The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced to the 1920s in the city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say. An international team of scientists say a "perfect storm" of population growth, sex and railways allowed HIV to spread. A feat of viral archaeology was used to find the pandemic's origin, the team report in the journal Science. They used archived samples of HIV's genetic code to trace its source, with evidence pointing to 1920s Kinshasa. Their report says a roaring sex trade, rapid population growth and unsterilised needles used in health clinics probably spread the virus.

Southern Historical Collection - UNC The Old Well, circa 1892, North Carolina Collection. Replica of Hayes Library in the North Carolina Collection. Students examine items from the Rare Book Collection. Hanes Book of Hours, French, 15th c., Rare Book Collection. The Dixon Brothers, ca. 1934, Southern Folklife Collection. 10 features of Google Docs you should be using Google Docs is packed with powerful tools. Here are 10 that will help you get more out of Google's free word-processing app. 1. Talk instead of type Goshul Lobsang tortured with pain-inducing injections, leaves a defiant note after untimely death Goshul Lobsang at his home a few weeks before his death Another source told TCHRD that police officers used sharp-pointed objects such as toothpicks to repeatedly pierce and penetrate into the tops of his finger nails and cuticles. This stabbing, applied with force and consistency, resulted in severe bleeding, swelling and pain making Goshul Lobsang unable to temporarily use his hands. Goshul Lobsang riding a motorcycle an undated photo Normally, the use of techniques to make torture more painful does not result in any further violations of international law.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University The Schlesinger Library holdings date from the founding of the United States to the present and include more than 3,200 manuscript collections, 100,000 volumes of books and periodicals, and films, photos, and audiovisual material. Researchers travel from around the world to use the manuscript collections of Julia Child, the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Maud Wood Park, and Betty Friedan or to examine comics like Ms. Marvel and periodicals like Bust.

50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education 5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker 7.16K Views 0 Likes If you've been asked to speak at a conference or host a seminar, you may be shaking in your boots. Not only is the thought of speaking in public nerve-wracking, but being in charge of a seminar that no one wants to at... My 10 Favorite Learnist Boards Of The Year Poisoned by Profit: How the Banana Trade Shaped History Reposted from Socialist Worker In the first of a new series on commodities that shaped history, Simon Basketter looks at banana giant United Fruit Company Banana workers have faced exploitation and violence from firms such as Chiquita (Pic: Bradley Gordon on Flickr) In Gabriel García Marquez’s novel One Hundred Years of Solitude, the banana company brings modernity and then doom.

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