ClipArt ETC: Free Educational Illustrations for Classroom Use Alphabets The Alphabets ClipArt collection offers 1,193 illustrations arranged in 43 galleries including decorative letters and numerals, complete alphabet sets, and several sign language systems. If you are looking… American History and Government The American History and Government ClipArt collection offers 2,515 illustrations arranged in 26 galleries. The images range from exploration and Colonial America, to the American Revolution and Civil… Weird festivals: mangold hurling, anyone? North The Yorkshire Pudding Boat Race, Brawby, North Yorkshire People set out in giant puddings – literally – across the waters of Bob's Pond. The vessels, made of flour and eggs and coated with layers of yacht varnish, were first dreamed up by local artist Simon Thackray • Early June, yorkshirepudding.co.uk World Gurning Championship, Egremont, Cumbria Participants compete to pull the ugliest face they can at the Egremont Crab Fair, which also features a Pipe Smoking Contest, Cumberland Wrestling and an Applecart Parade • 17 September, egremontcrabfair.com Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival, Kettlewell, North Yorkshire About 100 life-size scarecrows on a theme take over the village of Kettlewell for a week • 13-21 August, kettlewellscarecrowfestival.co.uk
Mastering the Art of Lucid Dreaming (Full Series) — Reality Shifter Home About Contact RealityShifter Polyphasic Sleep: Facts and Myths Contents The law of accelerating returns We live in the times of accelerating acceleration. The Moore's Law makes the world smaller, faster, more connected and more efficient.
Wolf and Willow - design, style, fashion, diy projects + daily inspiration: Prints + Patterns Darlings, I know I've been neglecting you. What with Toffee magazine launching in just five sleeps, and my art exhibition coming up, I've found it so hard to keep up my regular posting schedule. So, in the hopes that you'll forgive me, here's something extra special. How Much Sleep Do You Need? Sleep Cycles & Stages, Lack of Sleep & Getting the Hours You Need The power of sleep Many of us try to sleep as little as possible. There are so many things that seem more interesting or important than getting a few more hours of sleep, but just as exercise and nutrition are essential for optimal health and happiness, so is sleep. The quality of your sleep directly affects the quality of your waking life, including your mental sharpness, productivity, emotional balance, creativity, physical vitality, and even your weight.
Lucid Dreaming Frequently Asked Questions Answered by The Lucidity Institute Version 2.4 © Lucidity Institute (contact us) This FAQ is a brief introduction to lucid dreaming: what it is, how to do it, and what can be done with it. There are several excellent sources of information on lucid dreaming, the most reliable and extensive of which is the Lucidity Institute website ( Other sources are listed below. Stephen LaBerge presents workshops, and training programs for learning lucid dreaming. Participating with a group focused together on developing the skills necessary for lucid dreaming is the most efficient and effective way of achieving or improving your frequency of lucid dreaming (and it's a lot of fun). For information please visit the Lucidity Institute website. Upcoming programs are listed at the top of the page.
Owl Lover 2012 Calendar My name is Shivani and I am the author of My Owl Barn. Owl Lover 2012 calendar project is the encore of our last year's "Owl Lover" calendar project - a collaborative project between My Owl Barn and 30 international artists. The project was featured on several reputed blogs like decor8, poppytalk, and the calendar was downloaded by almost a hundred thousand owl lovers all over the world.
Lair of Ancient 'Kraken' Sea Monster Possibly Discovered This article was updated on Oct. 11 at 10:42 a.m. ET A giant sea monster, the likes of the mythological kraken, may have swum Earth's ancient oceans, snagging what was thought to be the sea's top predators — school bus-size ichthyosaurs with fearsome teeth. How to Naturally Reset Your Sleep Cycle In One Night Wise Bread Picks Not eating for 12-16 hours can help people quickly reset their sleep-wake cycle, according to a study from the Harvard Medical School. This discovery can drastically improve a person's ability to cope with jet lag or adjust to working late shifts. (See also: Tips for Sounder Sleep at Hotels) Scientists have long known that our circadian rhythm is regulated by our exposure to light. Now they have found a second "food clock" that takes over when we are hungry.
The biology of dreaming o one would normally consider David Maurice, Ph.D., professor of ocular physiology in the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, a revolutionary. Nevertheless, he has reignited a decades-long controversy that could spark a revolutionary re-evaluation of an entire field of behavioral research. Dr. Maurice has developed a startling new line of scientific inquiry that, when added to other findings, could change our understanding of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and the nature of dreams.
A Valentine Printable For All Ages I bookmarked this sweet Dress-Up Paper Doll Printable by Sara Neuburger for Kiddley a long time ago and have been looking forward to sharing it with you ever since. This printable happens to be perfect for Valentine’s Day and I had a ridiculously fun time photoshopping some little outfits on mine to show you all. Of course if I’d had the time and nice lighting for photographs (which we are sorely lacking here on the East Coast) I would have busted out my fabric and paper scrap stash and really went to town. Maybe you will enjoy doing just that! Head on over to Kiddley for the free download. xox Ez
What ever happened to Rob Bell, the pastor who questioned the gates of hell? Show caption Pastor Rob Bell from “The Rob Bell Show.” Photo courtesy of Harpo Studios Inc. This image is available for web and print publication. For questions, contact Sally Morrow. (RNS) Rob Bell was once the evangelical It Boy, the hipster pastor with the thick-rimmed glasses and the skinny jeans whose best-selling theology was captured in books with names such as “Velvet Elvis” and “Sex God.” High Existence - StumbleUpon Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat. Actually, that is called a monophasic sleep cycle, which is only 1 of 5 major sleep cycles that have been used successfully throughout history. The other 4 are considered polyphasic sleep cycles due to the multiple number of naps they require each day.