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Burj Khalifa (Arabic: برج خليفة‎ "Khalifa Tower"),known as Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m. Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010. The building is part of the 2 km2 flagship development called Downtown Burj Khalifa at the "First Interchange" along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai's main business district.

Nadjia Varney, host of School Talk, converses with Associate Professor of Educational Transformation, Mark A. Hicks. Dr. Hicks' approach focuses on affecting habits of mind and heart. The goal of his intense, extended course is to produce transformed teachers who, in turn, transform schools to create justice-oriented ways of thinking, learning, and being.

Rave music consists of forms of electronic dance music that are associated with the rave scene.

Ep.1 The Way of the Samurai: Tokugawa Ieyasu unifies Japan and establishes a dynasty that will rule Japan for over 250 years.
Ep.2 The Will of the Shogun: The grandson of Ieyasu, Tokugawa Iemitsu, tightens control over Japan's warlords and expels all foreigners.
Ep.3 The Return of the Barbarians: Isolated from the West, 18th century Edo flourishes culturally and economically, becoming one of the liveliest cities in the world. But foreign forces are coming.
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Wild at heart: Rebecca Hosking and her father, Roger, on their farm.

This film shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders.

Documentary about dubstep music in London.

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960 and one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music.

In this episode of "Bring It Home" Dave covers the topics: Nature of Terrorism and Insights into Terrorism. Guest Anna Satterfield discusses working with violence risk-assessment issues. We also hear from Scott Lillibridge, who discusses the Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health. Barbara Quiram teaches us about the emergency preparedness activities within the School of Rural Public Health. Paul Carlton continues the SRPH discussion, covering homeland security medical issues. This episode also features discussion on the "Country Reports on Terrorism 2008."

Genetic imbalances—such as those associated with Down syndrome in humans—are generally harmful. The number of copies of a given gene, the gene dose, can be very important. In the roundworm, C. elegans, sex (male or hermaphrodite) is determined by the number of X chromosomes. Dr. Barbara Meyer explains how hermaphrodites control gene expression on their pair of X chromosomes to avoid having double the gene dose of males. By studying these sophisticated genetic systems in worms, scientists can learn more about related molecular pathways in mammals and humans.

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