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Coke forge and sword! !!

Coke forge and sword!

Important lots of heat and fumes given off so out side is a must for this type of forge, when the worked mettle is taken out it will be red-white hot, you will feel the heat from a distance so don’t let it get any where near your or any ones skin or body or it will hurt, a lot!! Materials The materials needed for constructing a non-permanent forge depends on the size and shape, this forge was made for the job of forging the blade of my sword, so I will list the materials as if u was replicating this exactly (or kind of). Forge: •Building bricks with 2-3 holes, x8 •Solid building bricks (sand stone bricks not as good due to the heat) aprox x40 •Roofing tiles x5 •Breeze block x1 •Slabs x2-3 (depending on size of slabs) •Hair dryer x2 (similar powers) •Soft clay about 1kg Sword (if making) •Steel to work, suggest part of a small car leaf spring because of the high carbon factor and easy to work size another easy option is a car coil spring cut up.

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18 ways to educate yourself every day (because nerds are sexy) « Malavika's Blog

Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” Henry Ford At the start of this year I made a decision that I want to commit to myself to a pursuit of intellect. I’m already a bit of a nerd, so this wasn’t really an alien concept for me, however I quickly realized that in order for me to make educating myself a priority in my life – I would have to make it into a daily habit. Wow, I did not just say that. 1. “Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.” 2. Critical thinking web - StumbleUpon. Computer Science 101. About the Course UPDATE: we're doing a live, updated MOOC of this course at stanford-online July-2014 (not this Coursera version).

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See here: Top 10 Tech Concepts You Always Wanted To Learn About (But Never Did) Store your data on someone else's computer, hope they don't do anything bad with it or decide to shut down.

Top 10 Tech Concepts You Always Wanted To Learn About (But Never Did)

Stallman calls it "Careless Computing". If you put personal data in-the-cloud like future plans., trips, your current GPS location, then you should expect that data to be shared all over the world with nice people, nice companies and criminals (looking for when to rob you). Facebook connections and twitter followers provide information about you and your friends. If they assume you are similar to your friends, then the personal information those other people enter helps them build a profile of your likes/dislikes too. Photos tagged with your real name provide all sorts of other information that you may not want known to anyone in the world with a computer and internet connection. If you aren't paying for the services ( ea probably $15/month or more), then you and your data are probably the product being sold. Khan Academy. TED: Ideas worth spreading.

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The really free schools are online - Features, Gadgets & Tech

And, more to the point, how much would it cost? In just over a month's time (10 October), Stanford University is launching three free online courses – Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Introduction to Databases and Machine Learning – that are open to all, taught by eminent scientists, involve study, homework and exams, and are rewarded with a "statement of accomplishment", should you complete them. It's been described as a "bold experiment in distributed education", and so far more than 135,000 people have signed up to take the Artificial Intelligence class alone. Professor Sebastian Thrun, one of its teachers, has expressed delight at the prospect of addressing more students in a few short weeks that in his entire career, but what is Stanford's "statement of accomplishment" worth? And does it signal a new direction in the provision of education?

Stanford's experiment sits midway between two online educational strands. OpenLearn - The Open University. 90+ free online courses from Top Universities on Science Subjects. Free Maths Video Lecture courses. Free Engineering Video Lecture courses. Learn.GeneticsHacking Knowledge: 77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better. If someone granted you one wish, what do you imagine you would want out of life that you haven’t gotten yet?

Hacking Knowledge: 77 Ways to Learn Faster, Deeper, and Better

For many people, it would be self-improvement and knowledge. New knowledge is the backbone of society’s progress. Great thinkers such as Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and others’ quests for knowledge have led society to many of the marvels we enjoy today. Your quest for knowledge doesn’t have to be as Earth-changing as Einstein’s, but it can be an important part of your life, leading to a new job, better pay, a new hobby, or simply knowledge for knowledge’s sake — whatever is important to you as an end goal. Life-changing knowledge does typically require advanced learning techniques. Health Shake a leg. Balance Sleep on it. Perspective and Focus Change your focus, part 2. Recall Techniques Listen to music. Visual Aids Every picture tells a story. Verbal and Auditory Techniques Stimulate ideas. Kinesthetic Techniques Write, don’t type.