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The Quack Doctor. Art and Picture Collections. [Woman Looking In An Artist's Studio.], Digital ID 834230, New York Public LibraryMid-Manhattan Library, 3rd floor455 Fifth Avenue at 40th StreetNew York, NY 10016212.340.0871(Art) | 212.340.0878 (Pictures) | | Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Closed Sunday The Circulating Art Collection contains books, magazines, and online databases covering all aspects of the visual arts, including fine and decorative arts, crafts, design, architecture, photography, fashion and biography.

Art and Picture Collections

Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. - America's Only Humor & Video Site Since 1958. Download & Streaming : Open Educational Resources : Internet Archive. 12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. Top Schools from Berkeley to Yale Now Offer Free Online Courses. On average, it will cost $55,600 to attend Princeton, Penn, Michigan or Stanford next year.

Top Schools from Berkeley to Yale Now Offer Free Online Courses

But now you can enroll in online courses at all four universities online for free. The universities won't just be posting lectures online like MIT's OpenCourseWare project, Yale’s Open Yale Courses and the University of California at Berkeley’s Webcast. Rather, courses will require deadlines, evaluations, discussions and, in some cases, a statement of achievement. Technophilia: Get a free college education online.

Science Fiction/San Francisco. Making sense of gadgets and technology. Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company. Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company. Ray Caesar - Home Page. Victorian kitchen that has remained untouched for 60 years. The treasure trove of Victorian items included a 19th-century cook bookAlso found were pastry cutters and antique fire extinguishers By Jaya Narain Updated: 20:23 GMT, 15 September 2011 Shrouded in a thick layer of dust and hidden under piles of junk, a complete Victorian kitchen lay forgotten for more than a generation.

Victorian kitchen that has remained untouched for 60 years

Archie Graham-Palmer and his wife Philippa discovered the incredible time capsule when they began rummaging in the basement of the family home. They found an entire kitchen kitted out as if the cook had just stepped out for a breath of air. The old cooker in the Victorian kitchen, which has been uncovered after decades of gathering dust Cooking utensils from the Victorian era remain in place on the walls, shelves and sideboards House proud: Archie Graham-Palmer and wife Phillippa discovered the relic in the basement of their home The kitchen's entrance had been blocked since the Second World War with a collection of unwanted belongings.

11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011. Michael Staton is the founder of Inigral, which develops social software for student recruitment and higher education retention.

11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011

Inigral recently brought on the first PRI as a venture investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and has been named one of the top 10 innovative companies in education by Fast Company. In 2011, entrepreneurs and startup activity sprouted up everywhere. Not coincidentally, the Bay Area, New York, Boston, Austin, Portland and every college town from Abilene to Gainesville is fostering young, eager minds. The millennial generation is proving it can create companies — and thus, jobs — that solve real problems. Trends like these are quickly impacting how young people relate to and absorb education. 1. Former CEO of PayPal and venture capitalist Peter Thiel maintains that entrepreneurship is best learned outside of higher education, through real-world experience. 4 Tools for Finding the Perfect Job. When you're on the job hunt, it's easy to take an "anything will work" approach to the scope of your search.

4 Tools for Finding the Perfect Job

Everyone remembers the grade-school saying "beggars can't be choosers," but it's not enjoyable to be saddled with a job that's not a good fit. Here's some good news: There are simple tools that will not only ensure the jobs you're applying to are great fits for your personality but also customize your current job portfolio to give you an edge. There are so many ways to find out whether the job you're applying for suits your skills and work style, and plenty that require no cost to use. When you make your job search work for you, you'll find companies looking for what you do best, not molds you should wedge yourself into. Here's a roundup of four tools that can give you the edge in finding the perfect job. Have you used these services to get your dream job?

1. It's easy to think of a potential employer as the venerable "man behind the curtain. " Dear Young Me, - StumbleUpon. Dear Young Me, I still don't know what the hell to tell you.

Dear Young Me, - StumbleUpon

The Simple, Ridiculously Useful Guide to Earning a Living from Your Passion... - StumbleUpon. Post written by Leo Babauta.

The Simple, Ridiculously Useful Guide to Earning a Living from Your Passion... - StumbleUpon

So you’ve followed the Short But Powerful Guide to Finding Your Passion, and have chosen something you’re passionate about. Now you need to make it a career — but are perhaps a bit lost. I have to admit I was there, only a few years ago, and three years later I’ve successfully done it, even if I’m a bit battered from the attempt. Curtis Botanical. Romeo & Juliet. No Fear Shakespeare puts Shakespeare's language side-by-side with a facing-page translation into modern English—the kind of English people actually speak today.

Romeo & Juliet

Table of Contents Characters Prologue Prologue Act 1. Russia in color, a century ago. Nomad Brush.