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100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!) Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hlizifikh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike.

The Power of Habit and How to Rewire Our "Habit Loops" by Maria Popova What Iraqi kebob vendors have to do with your New Year’s resolutions. As a young man, Benjamin Franklin set out to improve himself by devising a chart-based log for tracking his progress against the virtues he identified as essential to good personhood. Each week, he would pick a virtue to cultivate, then put a black pencil mark in his calendar chart on any day he failed to uphold the virtue. Education World ® - Lesson Planning: The Ants Go Marching...Into Your Lesson Plans! Why not capitalize on the recent release of the animated feature movie "Antz" and the soon-to-be-released "A Bug's Life"? Education World offers a scavenger hunt, with questions for students in all grades (and an "Ant-swer" Key, of course!) Every teacher should have "ants in your plans"!?

Your Age on Other Worlds Want to melt those years away? Travel to an outer planet! <div class="js-required"><hr> This Page requires a Javascript capable browser <hr></div> 25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques by Celes on Feb 9, 2009 | ShareThis Email This Post Caught with a problem you cannot solve? Need new ideas and solutions? The process of brainstorming requires you to think out of the box that is keeping you in the problem. The Fridge Has Eyes: Cara Gives Anything With A Camera Powers To See Faces, Age, Gender, More When Jason Sosa started work on a webcam technology that detects, in real time, the age, gender, attention time, and glances of the people looking at it, he thought he was solving an advertising problem. It's turned out to be much more. His startup’s first product was a digital billboard that changes the ads it displays depending on who looks at them—showing, for instance, an ad for a toy to a child and an ad for aftershave to a man.

9 Productivity Tricks for Procrastinators Irony: As I started to write this article, I thought, “I’ll just go play one quick Sudoku game first.” I caught myself in the act and marched myself to my laptop. People who say that procrastination is about laziness are probably the same people who think that anorexia is about not eating enough. Procrastination isn’t about laziness. It’s about fear. Ancient Greece - Kids Social Studies Videos, Games and Lessons that Make Learning Fun and Easy Ancient Greece for Kids The ancient Greek civilization thrived around the Mediterranean Sea from the 1100 BC to 146 BC. Known for its advances in philosophy, politics, religion, architecture, arts, government, and science, it is considered to have laid the foundation of the Western civilization and had a powerful influence throughout Southwest Asia and North Africa. The Greek civilization gave way to the Roman Empire in the 1st century BC. Pictures & School Presentations :

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