Old English / Anglo-Saxon Old English was the West Germanic language spoken in the area now known as England between the 5th and 11th centuries. Speakers of Old English called their language Englisc, themselves Angle, Angelcynn or Angelfolc and their home Angelcynn or Englaland. Old English began to appear in writing during the early 8th century. Most texts were written in West Saxon, one of the four main dialects. The other dialects were Mercian, Northumbrian and Kentish. The Anglo-Saxons adopted the styles of script used by Irish missionaries, such as Insular half-uncial, which was used for books in Latin. Anglo-Saxon runes (futhorc/fuþorc) Old English / Anglo-Saxon was first written with a version of the Runic alphabet known as Anglo-Saxon or Anglo-Frisian runes, or futhorc/fuþorc. Runic inscriptions are mostly found on jewellery, weapons, stones and other objects, and only about 200 such inscriptions have survived. Old English alphabet Notes Long vowels were marked with macrons. Old English pronunciation Links
Criatividade E se o cara atropela o Neymar na boca da Copa? Já passou de um milhão e meio de visualizações. O que fazer quando sua empresa patrocina o Neymar (Jr) e Ken Block, o rei dos stunts automobilísticos? Dá um jeito de misturar os dois no … O carrossel (não o de Mad Men!) Em uma casa de família “margarina”, a cozinha é um dos cômodos mais agitados. Hoje não faltam iniciativas de conscientização a respeito da crescente lista de animais ameaçados de extinção (quando não recém-riscados da lista dos existentes). Mais um curta celebrando os 75 anos de Batman. O Instituto Sea Shepherd Brasil para alertar sobre o risco de extinção dos tubarões Uma visita ao YouTube Space em Los Angeles Pode soar estranho ou mesmo … #LastSelfie de animais em extinção Produzido para a WWF da Dinamarca e da Turquia, a campanha #LastSelfie convida o usuário a tomar algumas atitudes para … Com trator parece mais fácil Simples e certeiro. Primeiro foi o “não corra papai”, depois veio o “use o cinto” e o “se beber não dirija”.
The 10 Principles of Burning Man | Burning Man Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey wrote the Ten Principles in 2004 as guidelines for the newly-formed Regional Network. They were crafted not as a dictate of how people should be and act, but as a reflection of the community’s ethos and culture as it had organically developed since the event’s inception. Radical Inclusion Anyone may be a part of Burning Man. We welcome and respect the stranger. No prerequisites exist for participation in our community. Gifting Burning Man is devoted to acts of gift giving. Decommodification In order to preserve the spirit of gifting, our community seeks to create social environments that are unmediated by commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising. Radical Self-reliance Burning Man encourages the individual to discover, exercise and rely on his or her inner resources. Radical Self-expression Radical self-expression arises from the unique gifts of the individual. Communal Effort Our community values creative cooperation and collaboration.
La Maison Picassiette, Chartres, France Mosaics and mosaic making information from The joy of shards Mosaics Resource La Maison Picassiette is the extraordinary result of one man's work between 1938 and 1964. The monument he left behind is a house and garden covered with intricate mosaics of broken crockery, painting and sculpture. Much has been written to try to explain why Raymonde Isidore, a middle-aged manual worker, produced such a beautiful, complicated, inspirational and mystifying environment from the house he had built for his family. Perhaps what is amazing is not just that he chose to devote himself to his project, but that he achieved so much. The scale and richness is awe-inspiring. La Maison Picassiette is set back from a modern urban street not far from the centre of Chartres (about 80 kilometres - 50 miles - southwest of Paris).
TED Talks Top 20 Most-Watched Videos TED Talks Top 20 Most-Watched Videos I’m a huge fan of TED talks but then again who isn’t really? So finding out that TED had released a list of their top 20 most watched TED Talks will pretty much wipe out the remainder of my day. TED tabulated data from its top sources including TED.com, YouTube, Hulu, iTunes, and several others to create the list and the number of times some of the videos have been viewed is astonishing! Sir Ken Robinson’s 2006 talk about how schools kill creativity tops the list with 13,409,417 views. It’s followed by brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor’s epic story about suffering a stroke — and documenting her body shutting down. You need to watch all of these!
How to Avoid Work: A 1949 Guide to Doing What You Love by Maria Popova “Life really begins when you have discovered that you can do anything you want.” “There is an ugliness in being paid for work one does not like,” Anaïs Nin wrote in her diary in 1941. Indeed, finding a sense of purpose and doing what makes the heart sing is one of the greatest human aspirations — and yet too many people remain caught in the hamster wheel of unfulfilling work. Reilly begins by exploring the mythologies of work and play, something Lewis Hyde has written of beautifully, with an uncomfortable but wonderfully apt metaphor: Most [people] have the ridiculous notion that anything they do which produces an income is work — and that anything they do outside ‘working’ hours is play. To illustrate the idea that “life really begins when you have discovered that you can do anything you want,” Reilly quotes Amelia Earhart, a woman of strong and refreshing liberal for their time opinions: I flew the Atlantic because I wanted to. Without Time nothing is possible.
Guts annonce Philantropiques, un nouvel album dans la lignée de sa série Beach Diggin' Comme pour ses 4 albums précédents, Philantropiques sortira sur le label Heavenly Sweetness, le 29 mars prochain. Guts s’est d’abord imposé comme beatmaker pillier de la scène hip-hop française en taillant la bande-son d’Alliance Ethnik, de Big Red ou des Svinkels, avant de se lancer en solo sous le nom de Guts avec son premier album « Le Bienheureux » sorti en 2007. Porté par une volonté constante de se renouveler, il s’entoure aujourd’hui d’un nouveau live band. Irrémédiablement attiré par les vibrations du monde, c’est principalement sur celles de l’Afrique et des Caraïbes qu’il s’attarde dans son dernier effort. Expérimental, ensoleillé, ce nouvel album s’inscrit dans le prolongement de sa série de compilations intitulée Beach Diggin’ qu’il concocte avec son complice Mambo depuis 2013. Philantropiques est un album résolument afro-tropical où se rencontrent le jazz et le carimbó. Une rencontre avec Guts et une écoute de Philantropiques auront lieu le 14 mars prochain avec Sonarium.
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The Startup Kids | Documentary about young entrepreneurs Virtual Musical Instruments: play the guitar, piano, drums and flute. Histoires d'arbres - Les racines de l’enfance Tous deux vénérés, le vieux tilleul "à danser" de Himmelsberg, en Allemagne, et le chêne appelé "Whiteleaved oak", en Angleterre, semblent cacher un secret dans leurs feuillages. L’un au centre d’un village, l'autre perdu dans la campagne, ils donnent à ceux qui les admirent le pouvoir de retrouver une âme d’enfant. À Himmelsberg, on vient depuis des siècles danser dans les branches du vieux tilleul, une tradition folâtre que nul ne souhaite abandonner. Le tronc creux et tortueux du chêne anglais aurait, dit-on, des pouvoirs singuliers. Aussi lui rend-on hommage avec des prières, des chants, des poésies, des ablutions, entre ésotérisme païen et folie douce. Tous deux vénérés, le vieux tilleul "à danser" de Himmelsberg, en Allemagne, et le chêne appelé "Whiteleaved oak", en Angleterre, semblent cacher un secret dans leurs feuillages.