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Earth - Your life on earth Explore BBC Earth's unique interactive, personalised just to you. Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space. Investigate how the world around you has changed since you've been alive; from the amount the sea has risen, and the tectonic plates have moved, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted. Grasp the impact we've had on the planet in your lifetime; from how much fuel and food we've used to the species we've discovered and endangered. And see how the BBC was there with you, capturing some of the most amazing wonders of the natural world. Explore, enjoy, and share with your friends either the whole page, or your favourite insights. This is your story, the story of your life on earth. BBC Earth's Your life on earth is based on the following sources. Lead photo credit: John Kellerman / Alamy.

Ballardian Ксавье Долан объявил конкурс киносценариев короткого метра На пресс-конференции в Каннах прошла презентация онлайн-конкурса киносценариев Magnum Vie Magnifique Film competition, которую проводит журнал i-D (входящего в состав медиакорпорации «VICE») с участием Ксавье Долана при поддержке компании по производству мороженого «Magnum». В конкурсе, который проходит под девизом «Будь честен со своими удовольствиями» (Be True To Your Pleasure), могут принять участие молодые сценаристы и режиссеры. Главная задача — представить идеи сценария короткометражного фильма длительностью не более 10 минут вместе с идеями актерского состава. В состав жюри входит Ксавье Долан и два представителя медиакомпании VICE — исполнительный продюсер Жаклин Идинброу и ведущий креативный директор Дэнни Гэбэй из филиала VICE в Лос-Анджелесе. Трое победителей будут отобраны в начале сентября этого года. Срок отправки работ до 6 июня 2015 года на электронную почту Подробные условия по ссылкам ниже: обращение учредителей официальные условия конкурса

Make a Barometer We have looked at air pressure with eggs before. This experiment shows you how to make a Barometer which measures air pressure. What you need: a jar or coffee can an elastic band a pin or cocktail stick tape glue straw paper Instructions Blow up the balloon a little bit, the more air in the balloon, the greater the pressure outwards which is what makes the balloon blow up.Let the air out of the balloon and cut the tie end off.Stretch the balloon tightly over the jar or can and either sellotape or use the elastic band to fix it tightly.Tape or glue the end of the straw to the centre of the balloon and sellotape the pin or cocktail stick to the end.Tape some card behind the barometer and mark where the pin is.Leave for a few days and note any changes. The Science Bit When the straw tilts up, the air pressure is high as the air pushes down on the balloon.

Science-fiction classics that have rewired your brain - Image 3 Image 3 of 8 Tunes from Mars Taking a completely different attitude to Martians, Raymond Taylor's marching tune A Signal from Mars is jaunty in the extreme. Published in 1901, the piece became immensely popular but has little to do with its title. You can listen to it on the Creeps Records blog. Observant readers may notice that the piece was arranged by E. (Image: British Library Board)

12 Iconic Directors Share Their Thoughts on Filmmaking & Style As filmmakers, we do quite a bit of research and study. We read a vast number of tutorials, and articles texts; we watch classic films and go to countless first showings. We do so much to fill our brains with all of the information we think will prepare us for making films and seeing our craft from a new perspective. However, sometimes all we need is a simple quote. Tumblr blog A-BitterSweet-Life (which you should religiously follow) has shared a spiffy interactive Prezi presentation that highlights some truly inspiring quotes about filmmaking and style from 12 filmmakers from all different countries and all different eras including Andrei Tarkovsky, Maya Deren, and Steven Soderbergh. The quotes were taken from 12 filmmakers: Jean-Luc Godard, Maya Deren, Robert Bresson, Orson Welles, Steven Soderbergh, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Nina Menkes, Andrei Tarkovsky, Béla Tarr, Jean-Pierre Melville, Federico Fellini, and Joachim Trier. Check out each one of the quotes below. [via Filmmaker IQ]

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