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15 Queer Composers You Should Know « On WFMT. June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.

15 Queer Composers You Should Know « On WFMT

Borgarbókasafn - Facts about the library. Facts about the library Reykjavík City Library Overview 1.

Borgarbókasafn - Facts about the library

Some Facts and Figures Address: Borgarbókasafn Reykjavíkur, Grófarhusi, Tryggvagötu 15, 107 Reykjavík. 30 Bisexual Women Discuss Their Long-Term Relationships With Men. 18 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone Who's Really in Charge of Women's Bodies. Image Credit: Carol Rossetti When Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti began posting colorful illustrations of women and their stories to Facebook, she had no idea how popular they would become.

18 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone Who's Really in Charge of Women's Bodies

Sound is a Pressure Wave. The Nature of a Sound Wave Sound is a Pressure Wave Sound is a mechanical wave that results from the back and forth vibration of the particles of the medium through which the sound wave is moving. If a sound wave is moving from left to right through air, then particles of air will be displaced both rightward and leftward as the energy of the sound wave passes through it. We need to talk about TED.

In our culture, talking about the future is sometimes a polite way of saying things about the present that would otherwise be rude or risky.

We need to talk about TED

But have you ever wondered why so little of the future promised in TED talks actually happens? Honor the Treaties: Cherokee Freedmen Complicate Native Rights Mantra: Page 3 of 3. Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work. By Maria Popova Why the greatest enemy of creative success is the attempt to fortify against failure.

Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work

A data adventure! Here’s How The World’s Most Brilliant Minds Scheduled Their Days. Work in Norway. The CalArts Class Who Created a Great Renaissance of Animation. Room A113 was where many of the Character Animation classes took place.

The CalArts Class Who Created a Great Renaissance of Animation

“CalArts didn’t give us the best rooms of the house, shall we say,” recalls Beiman. “We used to joke that it was like the Haunted Mansion—it had no windows and no door. And you had buzzing fluorescent lights, and it was dead white inside. Jon Stewart Delivers One Of The Best Interviews In Recent Memory. Iceland grieves after police kill a man for the first time in its history. It was an unprecedented headline in Iceland — a man shot to death by police.

Iceland grieves after police kill a man for the first time in its history

"The nation was in shock. This does not happen in our country," said Thora Arnorsdottir, news editor at RUV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service. She was referring to a 59-year old man who was shot by police in December 2013. The man, who started shooting at police when they entered his building, had a history of mental illness. ICELAND. No news from Iceland?… why? How come we hear everything that happens in Egypt but no news about what’s happening in Iceland: … In Iceland, the people has made the government resign, the primary banks have been nationalized, it was decided to not pay the debt that these created with Great Britain and Holland due to their bad financial politics and a public assembly has been created to rewrite the constitution.

ICELAND. No news from Iceland?… why?

And all of this in a peaceful way. A whole revolution against the powers that have created the current global crisis. Icelanders Overthrow Government and Rewrite Constitution After Banking Fraud-No Word From US Media. Can you imagine participating in a protest outside the White House and forcing the entire U.S. government to resign?

Icelanders Overthrow Government and Rewrite Constitution After Banking Fraud-No Word From US Media

Can you imagine a group of randomly chosen private citizens rewriting the U.S. constitution to include measures banning corporate fraud? It seems incomprehensible in the U.S., but Icelanders did just that. Icelanders forced their entire government to resign after a banking fraud scandal, overthrowing the ruling party and creating a citizen’s group tasked with writing a new constitution that offered a solution to prevent corporate greed from destroying the country. What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success - Anu Partanen. The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success - Anu Partanen

Sergey Ivanov/Flickr Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system dramatically, but how? FUCKING HOMEPAGE - Useful Websites. Here is a list of websites we have featured in the past that might come in handy. Remember to set FuckingHomepage.com as your start page if you haven’t already. Educational/Learning favoriteandforget.com – Useful and educational links updated daily. 700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Get 1200 free online courses from the world's leading universities -- Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now. Humanities & Social Sciences Art & Art History Courses Classics Courses.

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