Wind Map An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. We've done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can't make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software. Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires :-)
Photographer Tracks Down People He Snapped In His Hometown Almost 40 Years Ago To Recreate The Remarkable Images Photo © by Chris Porsz/Geoff Robinson Paramedic Chris Porsz spent hours walking around the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Great Britain) in the late 1970s and 80s, taking candid shots of punks and policemen, siblings and sweethearts, traders and teenagers. More than three decades later, Chris has reconstructed a handful of his favourite photos from his collection. He spent the last seven years tracking down the people in his pictures and persuading them to pose once again. 5 Free Apps to Tell Creative Stories on Instagram Instagram is more than just an app for photo filters, it’s a community to share stories. And sometimes, the app’s built-in features aren’t good enough to tell the story you want to. But there are some innovative third-party apps that let you get creative with Instagram. Third-party apps for Instagram are nothing new.
ECHELON ECHELON originally a code-name, is now used in global media and in popular culture to describe a signals intelligence (SIGINT) collection and analysis network operated on behalf of the five signatory nations to the UKUSA Security Agreement—Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Referred to by a number of other abbreviations, including AUSCANNZUKUS and Five Eyes, it has also been described as the only software system which controls the download and dissemination of the intercept of commercial satellite trunk communications. It was created in the early 1960s to monitor the military and diplomatic communications of the Soviet Union and its Eastern Bloc allies during the Cold War, and was formally established in 1971. By the end of the 20th century, the system referred to as "ECHELON" had evolved beyond its military/diplomatic origins, to also become "... a global system for the interception of private and commercial communications
Quick Story Idea Generator Stories The theme of this story: dark quest. The main characters: unbalanced hero and humble secret agent. The major event of the story: repentance. London artist Rich McCor remodels most iconic landmarks using clever cutouts Londoner Rich McCor has turned the London Eye into a bicycle, Big Ben into a watch and the Trafalgar Square lions into playful kittens. And the 28-year-old, who works for a creative agency, does it all with nothing more than paper and a pair of scissors. Using just intricately-designed cut outs, this innovative artist has impressively transformed some of the capital's most familiar sights into his own celebrated brand of quirky artwork. McCor's first attempt at transforming a traditionally well-recognised London landmark - Big Ben - happened earlier this year, using a paper watch strap to obscure the clock face
16 Little-Known Teacher Tools By Jessica Sanders Educational technology is quickly becoming a normal part of classrooms around the world, bringing the demand for more tools to an all-time high. Because of this, whether you use technology to organize your lesson plans, manage grades and attendance or engage every student in class, there’s a tool for you. However, finding the best ones can be time consuming, not to mention some of the most popular tools are expensive to use, so we did the work for you. Here are 16 little-known tools that every teacher can use to make their life easier and their lessons more fun—and almost all of them are free. Photogrammetry Der vorliegende Bericht ist auch auf Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch, Spanisch und Russisch erhältlich Authors: David Hughes, Peter Fricker, Alain Chapuis, E. Traversari, P. Schreiber, F. Schapira
Daily Bread - Photographs and text by Gregg Segal Food is a central part of our lives, and yet we tend to take it for granted. We’re often too busy to give much thought to what we’re eating or how it affects our health. In the West, there’s a growing awareness about the harm of eating processed foods loaded with salt, fat and sugar, but awareness hasn’t led to widespread change: obesity rates are climbing, and since corn syrup came along, the incidence of diabetes has tripled. 35 Content Creation Tools Everyone Needs To Know About The success of a website or another type of online project is determined by the content you publish. It doesn’t matter how much you invest in ads and marketing; your efforts won’t yield results if you neglect the power of great online content. First, you should realize what your target audience is, so you can determine the attention span of your average reader. Then, you can use some of the following 35 content creation tools to produce powerful and relevant online publications. Tools for Creating Textual Content
Trends in GPS/PNT User Equipment “A Guide to Trends in GPS/PNT User Equipment” Presentation to the 11th Meeting of the PNT Advisory Board The following is an abbreviated transcript of Don Jewell’s briefing to the PNT Advisory Board at its meeting on Tuesday, May 7. Cliche Finder Have you been searching for just the right cliché to use? Are you searching for a cliché using the word "cat" or "day" but haven't been able to come up with one? Just enter any words in the form below, and this search engine will return any clichés which use that phrase... Over 3,300 clichés indexed! What exactly is a cliche?See my definition Do you know of any clichés not listed here?
providr What’s wrong with today’s society is a popular topic of discussion these days. Usually, technology is at the heart of the issue, but illustrators John Holcroft and Steve Cutts prove modern society is even more problematic than we thought. John Holcroft is a retro illustrator based in England who creates simple 50s inspired art to illustrate serious subjects. You can see more of John Holcroft’s illustrations at www.johnholcroft.com. Steve Cutts is also an illustrator based in London, England whose artwork focuses on satirizing modern excesses. His style inspiration ranges from 1930s and 40s cartoons to modern comic books.