Where Is This Picture Taken? Discover The World With These 2 Addictive & Challenging Travel Games I love travelling, and if I can get my hands on a good road trip, you won’t hear me asking for anything else. Alas, I live in a tiny country, and I also have a job which does not play well with the Internet-free wilderness or the immense amount of money such a trip would cost, so I usually have no choice but to tame my travel hunger by looking at pictures and reading about far-away places. Another great way to satisfy your itchy feet are travel games. MakeUseOf is not new to the travel-game concept, and two years ago Saikat told you about 7 awesome travel quizzes to improve your travel IQ. There’s even more fun to be had with these 6 Google Earth games that provide a quick frolic around the globe.
fastcoexist If you dial 112 in Stockholm—the European equivalent of 911—and report a heart attack victim, it won't take long for an ambulance to show up. But a volunteer might to get there first. A new app uses GPS to ping anyone from a network of thousands of CPR-trained "lifesavers" who happens to be in the neighborhood. "In short, every second counts," says Rasmus Sellberg, strategy director for Daytona, the Swedish digital agency that worked with medical researchers to develop the app. "Bystander CPR dramatically increases survival rates. It's a matter of life or death."
5 Best Prezi Alternatives - Business Presentation software by PowToon! In the last couple of years many people have been searching for innovative ways to create executive, unique, and memorable presentations. PowerPoint was exciting in the early days of its launch, but too many boring presentations led to the creation of new softwares like Prezi. Prezi presentations helped to prevent us from falling asleep during presentations, but the zooming in and out effects of their software, and limited manipulation capabilities, called for more options and new players in the presentation market. 1. 9 lessons about the web and business from Pearltrees, the or Pearltrees is a French startup that wants to change the way we organise the web. Describing how it works would lead you to believe that it’s another social bookmarking site, which would do them injustice. Most of the social bookmarks are organized either alphabetically or chronologically, which doesn’t do much good when you try to retrieve stuff later.
Good Web Tools to Create Classroom Posters Are you looking for tools to create classroom posters ? The collection below has probably what you are looking for. This is a list of some popular web tools that teachers can use with their students to create visually attractive graphics that can embed a wide range of media forms including: image, text, graphs, and drawings. I personally find myself using Google Drawing more often than anything else. I find it much more practical as it is already integrated with Google Drive and so everything I create on it is automatically saved to my Drive account. Google Drawing also has a simple and easy to use set of drawing tools which I am pretty sure your students will enjoy working with.
Scenic Byways of the United States There are wonderful drives all across America including National Scenic Byways, Back Country Byways, and State Scenic Byways. A National Scenic Byway is recognized by the United States Department of Transportation for one of the six "intrinsic qualities": archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and/or scenic. The most scenic byways are designated All-American Roads, which must meet two out of the six intrinsic qualities. Currently, there are 120 National Scenic Byways and 31 All-American Roads. In addition to these there are hundreds more designated by individual states, as well as scenic drives and back-country byways designated by the Bureau of Land Management. Scenic Byways:
We Love Lean – Lean startups, design, happiness and everything in between For those of you that don’t know I’m co-founder of Spook Studio. We’re a startup consultancy and design studio by the sea that helps startups get started. We’ve worked with many startups over the years and have learnt a bit along the way. 3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class October 23, 2014 Whiteboard animation videos are videos that draw themselves. They involve an animated use of images, shapes, characters, sounds and voice-overs to create a clip. This form of video production has been very popular recently and is widely used by some leading educational YouTube channels such as TED Ed and RSA Animate. Creating a whiteboard animation video is no longer a graphic designer's job. There are actually several web tools that allow you to easily put together an animated video with as simple tools as drag and drop.