5 Sites That Will Change How You See The World Think you know what the world looks like? Think again. Today’s Cool Websites and Apps has five sites that give you a new perspective on the world we live in. The Internet makes it possible to learn all kinds of things about the world, be it from connecting with people across the planet or just by learning new information. You can find new ways to compare your country with others, or discover how rich you are compared to the world, and generally just become more aware of how the world you live on works. Let’s look at five sites that can teach us just a little bit more – it’s going to be fun.
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Deep Web Search - A How-To Site Discovered and Tested out some new engines. The main catch of the day is the Bielefeld BASE search engine. Very nice, very deep. Leadership For learning - Cambridge ORBIT Leadership for Learning is a way of thinking, doing, communicating, working, and reflecting about educational leadership in schools for the singular purpose of promoting the activity of learning. In a previous session you identified the leaders and learners in your school and considered your own potential as a leader. We will now examine each of the five LfL principles more closely.
The Kurgan Origins The Kurgan peoples received their name from archeologists who defined and identified them by the type of burial mounds found in their cultures. These mounds were called ÎkurgsÌ. The reason why they play an important role in the history of the dance (and in the inner wisdom experienced within and carried through the dance) is because they were the first cultures identified as being fundamentally, per se, patriarchal.
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Deep Web Search - A How-To Site Where to start a deep web search is easy. You hit Google.com and when you brick wall it, you go to scholar.google.com which is the academic database of Google. After you brick wall there, your true deep web search begins. You need to know something about your topic in order to choose the next tool. To be fair, some of these sites have improved their index-ability with Google and are now technically no longer Deep Web, rather kind-of-deep-web. However, there are only a few that have done so.
9 free ways to share videos safely online – USATODAY.com There's no better way to stay close to distant family and friends than by sharing videos. They capture fun and chaotic moments of childhood second only to actually being there. The sharing process can still be challenging. While it's easy to send a few photos in an e-mail, shooting just a minute or two of high-resolution video can easily create a file that will be 60MB or larger. That's way beyond the 20MB attachment limit of most e-mail services. untitled nterestingly, we must go to Russia to begin the story of where the Celts came from. There is in Russia today, just east of the Ural Mountains on the Tobol River a town and an Oblast (Russian for province) known as Kurgan. The town and the term is Russian for tumulus, the distinctive mound-grave of the nomadic culture to whom the name Kurgan was given.