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The Road not Taken by Robert Frost (Read by Tom Hiddleston) Homeschool History - William Shakespeare - BBC Sounds. The strange history of the world's most stolen painting - Noah Charney. Short Stories and Classic Literature. What’s the point(e) of ballet? - Ming Luke. The art forger who tricked the Nazis - Noah Charney.

P5 T10 Will power Shakespeare Videos – Maxx Perälä's Treasure Trove of English Materials. William Shakespeare Biography Insults by Shakespeare Did Shakespeare write his plays?

P5 T10 Will power Shakespeare Videos – Maxx Perälä's Treasure Trove of English Materials

William Shakespeare Biography (This time in text form) Sonnet 18, Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? These 3D animations are hypnotic and creepy as hell. The physics of the "hardest move" in ballet - Arleen Sugano. The ballet that incited a riot - Iseult Gillespie. The 40 best song lyrics, from Kendrick Lamar to Nirvana. A devastating couplet is every pop star’s secret weapon.

The 40 best song lyrics, from Kendrick Lamar to Nirvana

Whether it’s Morrissey grumbling about having to go to bed with nothing but a Sylvia Plath anthology for warmth or Kate Bush crooning sweet nothings-that-are-actually-dark-somethings lyrics illuminate and elevate a song. Words bring clarity and drama, opening a secret passage to an artist’s internal life. Or that is at least the case when they transcend mere bubble-gum and strain for grandeur. The power of a musician’s words has been acknowledged of late in surprising places. Bob Dylan, who once wrote “Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle like a gypsy queen/Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle all dressed in green”, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016, while rapper Kendrick Lamar won a 2018 Pulitzer prize for his supremely literate Damn album.

Good Tickle Brain. What Does Campaign Rally Music Say About a Candidate? Why should you read "Hamlet"? - Iseult Gillespie. "The Opposites Game" by Brendan Constantine. Why should you read “The Master and Margarita”? - Alex Gendler. "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. The 40 best song lyrics, from Beyonce to The Rolling Stones. "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost.

Why should you read Edgar Allan Poe? - Scott Peeples. Banksy booby-trapped one of his paintings to "self-destruct" at auction, and that's actually pretty funny. Why should you read "The Handmaid's Tale"? - Naomi R. Mercer. Stefan Draschan – info / Stefan Draschan, Mommsengasse 6773, A-1040 Wien. 10+ Ridiculous Examples Of Cartoon Logic That Will Make You Facepalm. Are You Cultured Enough To Ace This Shakespeare Quiz? 30 great opening lines in literature - Books.

Top 20 Most Expensive Paintings in the World. In Sync We Trust: Pop Music's History of Lip-Syncing (and Lying About It) Banksy on Brexit: Artist claims responsibility for EU flag mural in Dover. A dozen ways to die in Shakespeare's tragedies [infographic] William Shakespeare 400th anniversary: 60 everyday words and phrases you never knew came from the playwright. 23 April 2016: the day that marks 400 years since the death of playwright William Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare 400th anniversary: 60 everyday words and phrases you never knew came from the playwright

The Bard’s legacy is still strongly felt around the world, with his influence upon the English language showing little sign of relenting. A dozen ways to die in Shakespeare's tragedies [infographic] William Shakespeare 400th anniversary: 60 everyday words and phrases you never knew came from the playwright. This literature map of the world is simply brilliant.

One of the things that makes books so powerful is that they can let you sample other cultures and experiences you'll never get to have in your own life.

This literature map of the world is simply brilliant

With that in mind, do you want to expand your reading world a bit? Maybe you want to move away from just Harry Potter/The Da Vinci Code/The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and all those other books everyone else is reading on their morning commute? Every country is represented by (arguably) the most famous or important book from that country. Obviously, making those distinctions is going to lead to some disagreements. For Russia, War and Peace has been chosen, but it could have easily been several of Dostoevsky’s works. A map of Europe by each nation's most iconic artwork. An ingenious mapmaker has posted a map of Europe, featuring well known paintings as the graphic for each territory.

A map of Europe by each nation's most iconic artwork

It's really a thing of beauty and was posted to the r/mapporn subreddit on 13 April 2017, by user u/halfabluesky. The poster also listed the 44 works featured, which we've linked to below if you want to find out more: 29 Very Creepy Sentences From Literature That’ll Keep You Awake For Days. 9 of the worst advertising fails ever. Pepsi’s ad starring Kendall Jenner caused outrage this week, and the company was forced to apologise.

9 of the worst advertising fails ever

But it’s far from the only advertising fail in recent years. There have been some absolute corkers. Here are some of the biggest fails: UNILAD Sound - Macka B spitting bars about a cucumber is... The 51 Prettiest Sentences In Young Adult Books. UNILAD Sound - Macka B spitting bars about a cucumber is... 8 incredible photos of defiance from history. Social discontent is strong worldwide, and in light of current events, here are some of the most striking images of defiance from our past (and present): Ieshia Evans, Black Lives Matter, July 2016 Picture: Reuters.

8 incredible photos of defiance from history

13 photographs that were taken at the perfect moment. 8 incredible photos of defiance from history. 32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost. Quiz: Can You Name These 29 Classic Movies Just by The Main Character? - Calling all movie buffs!!!!

Quiz: Can You Name These 29 Classic Movies Just by The Main Character? -

If you are a lover of the cinematic arts, then you better pass this test! Don't call yourself a movie buff if you can't name all of these movie characters. This quiz will ask you to identify the name of 29 of the most iconic movie characters of all time. From Forrest Gump to Mrs. Doubtfire, these characters charmed, amuse, and enlightened us. Lights... The 100 best photographs ever taken without photoshop. Nature and humankind are both great artists, and when they join forces, amazing masterpieces can be produced.

The 100 best photographs ever taken without photoshop

Today Bright Side has collected for you works in which the combined efforts of mother nature and photographic artists have captured magic moments showing the wondrous diversity of modern life and the natural world. This is what happens if you throw hot tea into the air in Arctic A galactic tennis ball Modern dykes, windmills and highways in the Netherlands A temple covered in ash from the Ontake volcanic eruption, Japan Two worlds divided, New York, USA. Man Who Lied About Being Banksy Says He Helped Elect Trump. Free ebooks by Project Gutenberg - Gutenberg. Salvador Dalí's Long Lost Collaboration With Walt Disney Will Take Your Breath Away. Hs. Queen's 90th birthday is marked at Trooping the Colour parade. Thousands of people turned out to watch the annual Trooping the Colour parade on the Queen's official 90th birthday.

Queen's 90th birthday is marked at Trooping the Colour parade

Dressed in a vivid lime green coat and matching hat, the Queen was escorted down the Mall in a horse-drawn carriage to the ceremony at Horse Guards Parade. After the parade of more than 1,600 soldiers and 300 horses, she appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with members of her family, including Princess Charlotte, for an RAF flypast. Gun salutes were fired across the UK. In the afternoon, the royal barge Gloriana led a flotilla of about 50 boats in a pageant down the River Thames, carrying figures including five-time Olympic gold rower Sir Steve Redgrave. Visible in her vibrant ensemble, the Queen smiled and waved to crowds as she was driven with the Duke of Edinburgh in an open-top carriage up the flag-lined Mall. Image copyright Getty Images Image copyright PA. BBC Learning English - Dramas from BBC Learning English. The most metal word in existence has been determined by lyric data-crunching.

A data science blogger has created a working list of the 20 most metal songs in the world, after analysing over 200,000 songs. My initial guesses were ‘obsidian’ and ‘pain’ but actually neither feature in the top 20, which was compiled by Degenerate State using the following methodology: The 222,623 songs from 7364 rock and metal bands on database Dark Lyrics were cross-referenced with the Brown Corpus – a collection of documents published in 1961 covering a range of different genres and totalling roughly one million words.

BBC Learning English - Course: shakespeare / Unit 1. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Whitewashing (HBO) Macbeth for kids. 320. What are the plurals of 'octupus', 'hippopotamus', and 'syllabus'? 6-word stories: an EFL activity. Met my soulmate. At her wedding. Isn’t it amazing how just 6 words can tell an incredibly powerful story? Uk.businessinsider. Adrian Lester as Hamlet: ‘To be or not to be’ Extremely Abridged Versions of Classic Books. American Art Auction Department. 11 Shorts Films from the 2016 SXSW Film Festival. Austin’s population swells by 100,000 every year for SXSW, but our viewership is way more than that!

I’m here judging the narrative shorts, but safe to say there are more than a few of you that are maaaaaybe feeling a bit of FOMO. Don’t! The excellent SXSW shorts lineup is filled with awesomely cute, gross, freaky, captivating shorts that you can watch right now. Tom Hardy, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba … who should be the next James Bond? If Spectre does end up being Daniel Craig’s James Bond swansong, director Sam Mendes certainly did his best to give the most popular 007 since Sean Connery a suitable sendoff.

From Bond’s first genuine romance since Vesper Lynd in 2006’s Casino Royale, to that nostalgic look back at the British actor’s greatest bad guy smash hits in the endgame, and even in Bond’s drive off into the sunset at the wheel of his classic Aston Martin DB5, it all felt like a fitting farewell to the Craig era. Then there were the 48-year-old actor’s comments, made towards the end of Spectre’s filming and since partially retracted, that he would rather “slash my wrists” than reprise the role for a fifth time. Factor in candidates such as Idris Elba and Tom Hiddleston shamelessly touting themselves for the role, and no wonder the bookies are making a killing taking bets on who will be the next Bond – even if Craig remains contracted for one more movie and could yet return.

Oscars and Hollywood Whitewashing: a conversation lesson for adults. The Oscars usually provide good material for English lessons, as most students like talking about movies. Causes of death in Shakespeare plays - Highcharts Cloud. The 10 Best Closing Scenes in Film History. Finn-tastic! 13 celebrities you didn’t know are Finnish Americans. How Jane Austen’s Emma changed the face of fiction. In January 1814, Jane Austen sat down to write a revolutionary novel. 25 of the most iconic photographs. Art Collector - "Welcome to the World"

Top 10 Weirdest Statues On The Planet. A literary history of the English language in one map. Here's an animated map of recent literary history as read through 3.5 million English language books, since 1800. What is art for? Alain de Botton's animated guide. Literature is Great. Introduction. Best Young Adult Novels, Best Teen Fiction, Top 100 Teen Novels. FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature - I Heart Intelligence. Welcome. Museo Nacional del Prado. Shakespeare inspires pupils at youth drama festival. Finnish Photographer Captures The Most Otherworldly Night Pictures You’ll Ever See On Instagram. Many amateur photographers find managing lighting to be problematic, but not self-taught Mikko Lagerstedt, who taked his stunning photographs at night. Popular on Instagram, his breathtaking photographs of star-strewn skies, fantastically lit trees, and beautiful landscape shots, are all taken later than your bed time.

Suomenkielisten laulujen nimet käännettiin väkisin englanniksi – testaa, tunnistatko - Musiikki - Kulttuuri. Watch the Best Short Films. Free silent movies to to watch... Rob Kutner sur Twitter : "See? American students DO know geography:... ONLY THE ENGLISH COULD HAVE INVENTED THIS LANGUAGE. (Note: I’ve often thought how thankful I am that I didn’t have to learn English as a second language, and my hat is off to those of you who have done so and are writing books and articles!) Name Calling.