Wolf and the Owl There once was a wolf that lived in a great valley known by many animals. One night on an evening hunt, the wolf heard from a distance, mysterious but beautiful songs. He had never heard them before. He was so enchanted by these strange yet wonderful songs that he went to investigate where they were coming from. Of All The People In All The World Of All The People In All The World, a traveling art exhibit in the UK, uses grains of rice to bring the large numbers behind world populations to the grasp of the average human being. In the exhibit, one grain of rice equals one person and those grains of rice are put together to represent all kind of statistics from the small (such as the number of people who have walked on the moon) to the large (the population of the United States as seen below). Link
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National Gallery of Art NGAkids BRUSHSTER Brushster is an online painting machine for all ages. This Shockwave interactive includes more than forty brushes and customizable size, transparency, texture, and stroke options. A rainbow palette, along with a toolbox of special effects that blur, ripple, smudge, blend, and fragment your designs help make Brushsterr a full-feature painting program. Brushster has a mind of its own! Click one of the green AUTO buttons and let the computer generate some paintings for you. When you want to regain control, just click the red STOP button or start drawing.
The Official Epic Rap Battles of History Website Albert Einstein Hello there. I’m a theoretical physicist from Germany. I created the the theory of general relativity that unifies the ideas of gravity. I also created the idea of “spacetime,” which combines space and time and might actually prove time travel is possible . I know, I know, science can get a little boring, which is why I’m also crazy eccentric. The Different Kinds of People that There Are People Who Care About "Tweet" Being the Verb Form of "Twitter" and Have Opinions About its Usage This includes people who think you should say "tweet" when you talk about the activity associated with Twitter and people who think you should just use the word "Twitter." Both opinions are equally unnecessary.
X Falling Sand X Falling Sand 2 (Developed by Xavier Case) This is a improved rewrite of the original Falling Sand Game. The original has been popular on community link sites like Digg and Delicious and involves four main falling particles: sand, water, salt, and oil. Complex Stuff Explained in Simple Animations Mechanisms are used to convert between one type of motion and another. Any machine can be looked on as a group of interconnected mechanisms which convert one type of motion to a variety of other motions. These changes may be to convert rotary motion to straight line motion or to convert reciprocal (back and forth) motion to intermittent motion. They may also transform a fixed type of motion, for example by magnifying a linear motion or by slowing down a rotary motion.
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