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Welcome to The Ancient Web - The Ancient World's Great Civilizations The Ancient Wall as a Cultural Barrier The great wall of china is the most monumental barrier ever created in the ancient world. It is easily the most popular image we associate with the ancient Chinese Empire itself, but it has become so mythologized by in our imagination that we don’t realize it was actually the most extreme cultural barrier ever created.
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An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. We've done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can't make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software. Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires :-) Wind Map
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The Beat - Instagram Photos and What's Around Them - by the Rutgers Social Media Information Lab About the Beat We use Instagram pictures users added to their map, and combine them with the corresponding Google StreetView location to help explore topics in a new way. Feel free to explore your own beat by putting a new topic in the search box. Privacy This project uses entirely public Instagram information, available from the Instagram API and viewable in various way in many other Instagram applications.Street addresses are only proximate, and the photo location is randomly altered within a small radius.
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Erasing domestic violence with a swipe of the finger? There’s an app for that. From apps to combat cyberstalking and real life domestic abuse, to using existing popular Facebook features, hundreds of volunteer developers contributed their time and talent to create online solutions against domestic violence during a weekend hackathon spanning two continents. The leading cause of injury for women - more than car accidents, muggings and rapes combined - domestic violence claims more female victims than any of the main threats to women’s wellbeing in the world. Domestic Violence: Can your smartphone save your life?
Fritjof Capra - Home Fritjof Capra, Ph.D., physicist and systems theorist, is a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California. The Center advances schooling for sustainability; its recent book on this growing movement in K-12 schools is Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability (2009). Dr. Capra is on the faculty of the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program of the University of California, Berkeley. He also teaches at Schumacher College, an international center for ecological studies in England, and frequently gives management seminars for top executives. Dr.
Herbert George "H. G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. H. G. Wells
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Iran: A Crime on YouTube, an Execution in Public Two young men, Alireza Mafiha and Mohammad Ali Sarvari, were executed by hanging in Tehran, Iran in the early hours of January 20, 2013 before the eyes of public spectators [warning: graphic photos] who had gathered to watch, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). Crime and YouTube The hunt for the alleged muggers was given top priority after security camera footage was posted on YouTube towards the end of 2012 showing four youths on two motorbikes who ambushed a pedestrian, threatening him with a knife and taking his belongings. Four men were soon arrested and tried.
Ralph Metzner's Blog In a posting by veteran/psychologist Joachim Hagopian, in the Global Research newsletter, discusses the impact of untreated trauma in the armed services. I highly recommend everyone subscribe to the Canada-based subscriber-supported Global Research newsletter, which gives you truly independent news coverage and analysis unlike anything you will find in the mainstream corporatized English-language news media. Here are some selections from his passionate and compassionate posting on PTSD in the American military:
A searchable database of games with learning potential, Playforce allows users to explore games related to specific learning content, academic standards or twenty-first century skills, like empathy, systems thinking or collaboration. Playforce provides an indispensable resource to educators and parents looking to use games in service of specific learning goals. Game perspectives on Playforce are player-generated and moderated by a user community. Which means they don’t focus on what experts think is good about game play, but rather on what players know, based on their own collective experience. Playforce
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A list of slang words and phrases that were used during the 1940s, and their meanings. This is just icing on the cake when you consider what the decade already gave us in the form of patriotism, music, fashion, and movies. Now, a language! Forties Slang (40s) » The 1940's • 1940-1949 • Fashion History Movies Music
Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native AmericansReeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot By Daily Mail Reporter The real-life Django: black Wild West marshal Bass Reeves who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men
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Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change is an updated look at the issue of abrupt climate change and its potential impacts on the physical climate system, natural systems, and human systems. This report summarizes the state of our knowledge about potential abrupt changes and abrupt climate impacts and categorizes changes that are already occurring, have a high probability of occurrence, or are unlikely to occur. [read more] In the United States, approximately 14 million people have had cancer and more than 1.6 million new cases are diagnosed each year. However, more than a decade after the IOM first studied the quality of cancer care, the barriers to achieving excellent care remain daunting. Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis presents a conceptual framework for improving the quality of cancer care. The National Academies Press
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ASTROTHEOLOGY & SHAMANISM, A review by Gerrit J. Keizer
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