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Cornell Notes You can use the Cornell Notes note-taking method to take better notes in any class. In the “Notes” column of the page, take notes as you normally would in class or while studying material. In the “Cue” column, pull out key words or questions that will remind you of the information. In the “Summary” column, write a concise summary of your notes. Make sure to study and review your notes as soon as possible! Origins of American Animation, 1900-1921 The Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress The Origins of American Animation collection has been migrated to an improved presentation and will no longer be updated in American Memory.

Nature's Bounty: 30 Free Packs of Natural Textures Welcome to PhotoshopStar.com! If you find this site useful, you might want to subscribe to our free newsletter for updates on our new Photoshop Tutorials and Articles. Nature is always the first place to look for design ideas, and with the growth of ‘organic’ website design, this has never been more true than it is now. With a wealth of colors and surfaces, natural textures can lend themselves to almost any style of design. So whether you are a web designer or a digital artist, there should be something in this list of 30 free packs of natural textures that will fit perfectly with one of your upcoming projects.

The Best Copyright-Free Photo Libraries: - DotGovWatch Exposing the good, the bad, and the buggy - A Blog Monitoring U.S. Federal, State, and Local Government Websites Thousands of photos taken by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duty are free of copyright and free to use. Based on my extensive review of government photo libraries, the best collections below. 56 Pure CSS Effects Javascript Alternatives Including Demos Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) is a document format which provides a set of style rules which can then be incorporated in an XHTML or HTML document. It is a means to separate web content from formatting and presentation information. Although CSS is generally considered a simple and straightforward language, sometimes it requires creativity, skill and a bit of experimentation. The good news is that designers and developers worldwide often face similar problems and choose to share their insights and workarounds with the wider community.

Teach with Movies! It's a fact: when you teach with movies, you offer your class a welcome break to traditional teaching methods. Not only is it a break for the teachers, but for the students as well. Students can sit back and enjoy learning history through the entertaining medium of cinema. The benefits of using movies in the classroom are numerous. However, be careful not to over-use movies in your class. Inventing Entertainment: the Early Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies The Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Company collection has been migrated to an improved presentation and will no longer be updated in American Memory. Please visit the new presentation. Motion Pictures | Edison Biography | Sound Recordings Prolific inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) has had a profound impact on modern life.

60 High Quality Free Photoshop Patterns and Textures Welcome to day 6 of freebie week on Designrfix. Today we have assembled a stunning collection of high quality free Photoshop patterns and textures. So if you are in search of some really cool patterns and textures for your latest project, this post is not to be missed. Feel free to download and use them in your next design. Copyright-Free Photo Archive: Public Domain Photos and Images The photo archive at Gimp-Savvy.com has more than 27,000 free photos and images saved on our own dedicated server, consisting of over 2.5 Gbytes of data. The goal is to make this archive a resource for collage and photo-montage using digital image editing techniques such as those described in Chapter 7 of Grokking the GIMP. To improve the archive's usefulness, full indexing of the images is planned. However, this job would be taxing for a single person, and would probably produce only mediocre results.

Nifty Modal Window Effects A set of experimental modal window appearance effects with CSS transitions and animations. View demo Download source Today we want to share some ideas for modal window effects with you. There are infinite possibilities for transitioning the appearance of a dialog box and we wanted to provide some ideas of how to show dialog boxes and provide some inspiration. The idea is to have a trigger button (or any element) which will make a modal window appear on click using a simple transition (or animation). Teach World History! Custom Search Learning about and understanding World History is crucial for a plethora of reasons. You can’t really comprehend the present or be prepared for the future unless you know something about the past.

Where to Find Old Films Online, Streamed Legally and for Free Squeak the Squirrel one of the many educational films available for free online Dave Kehr recently wrote in the New York Times about how websites like Netflix Instant and Hulu Plus are giving users access to hard-to-find films like Edgar G. Ulmer’s Ruthless (1948). The trojan horse of Getty 'free' images There's been lots of discussion in blogs and on Twitter about Getty's offer to make images available supposedly for 'free'. The only problem is that they're not free, as Karen Blakeman points out in her blog post on the subject. While on the surface of it, it seems to be a lovely kind gesture, I would caution anyone who is thinking of using the service to consider it very carefully. On their website Getty says "Getty Images is leading the way in creating a more visual world. Our new embed feature makes it easy, legal, and free for anybody to share our images on websites, blogs, and social media platforms." Now, you'll notice that this does NOT include taking copies of the images and cutting and pasting them into a PowerPoint presentation for example.

Introduction In January of 2011 we started posting free short stories we thought might be of interest to Baen readers. The first stories were "Space Hero" by Patrick Lundrigan, the winner of the 2010 Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Contest, and "Tanya, Princess of Elves," by Larry Correia, author of Monster Hunter International and set in that universe. As new stories are made available, they will be posted on the main page, then added to this book (to save the Baen Barflies the trouble of doing it themselves). This is our compilation of short stories for 2019. As is usual with such copyrighted material from Baen, the contents may be copied and shared but NOT sold.

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