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Floating Pool Concept Could Clean NYC Waters "Like a Giant Strainer" Images: + Pool A giant floating pool just off the riverside of Manhattan - for swimming and also filters and cleans the water? Why not? That's what a group of designers and architects are proposing in + Pool (Plus Pool), a multi-purpose pool and urban revitalization concept that is in the shape of - you guessed it - a plus sign. Khan Academy From kindergarten to calculus, Khan Academy is here to help. Sharpen your skills with over 100,000 interactive exercises. Over 100,000 interactive exercises.

Dude’s Got Skills ← Previous Post Next Post → Dude’s Got Skills jon May 28, 2011 0 Other Stuff You Might Also Like» The 9 Most Unusual Models On The Planet Recommender system Recommender systems or recommendation systems (sometimes replacing "system" with a synonym such as platform or engine) are a subclass of information filtering system that seek to predict the 'rating' or 'preference' that user would give to an item.[1][2] Recommender systems have become extremely common in recent years, and are applied in a variety of applications. The most popular ones are probably movies, music, news, books, research articles, search queries, social tags, and products in general. However, there are also recommender systems for experts, jokes, restaurants, financial services, life insurance, persons (online dating), and twitter followers .[3] Overview[edit]

Beyond CliffsNotes: 100 Free & Useful Tools for When Time's Running... If you’re a consummate procrastinator–despite your best efforts to be otherwise–then you’ve undoubtedly waited until the last minute to start that research paper or read that book more than once. Here you’ll find a collection of resources that can help you cram for tests, understand the main ideas of a work of literature, do your math homework and a whole lot more so your procrastination won’t send your college career down the tubes. Study Guides These study guides can help you understand literary metaphors, summarize readings and give you the tools necessary to muddle through the densest of texts. Study Tools Use these study tools to quiz yourself, solve math problems and cram at the last minute.

100 Best Photoshop Tutorials of All Time that Yield Professional Results Photoshop tutorials are one of the most popular subjects on the web, as the digital art community continues to grow and new designers bring their unique skills. However, quality Photoshop tutorials that teach you a useful effect, have a quality finished result and are well explained are harder to find, and with the large number of tutorial sites available, it can be hard to sort the quality from the mundane. In this massive roundup, we’ve collected the top 100 best Photoshop tutorials that have ever been created, that yield professional results, teach you a useful effect, are well explained, and will have you designing like a pro in no time. These tutorials are collected from niche tutorial sites around the web, and range in age from creation in 2008 to a few tutorials that were created just last week. So, if you think you’ve seen all there is to see from Photoshop, guess again and check out this post.

50 Kick-Ass Websites You Need to Know About - StumbleUpon It's time to update the entries in your browser's links toolbar. But with recent estimates putting the size of the internet at well more than 100 million distinct websites, it's getting harder and harder to get a handle on all the great stuff that's out there. That's why we've compiled this list. And unlike some lists you may have seen, which try to name the very "best" websites, but end up just telling you a lot of stuff you already know, we've chosen instead to highlight 50 of our favorite sites that fly under most people's radar. Think of it as the Maximum PC blog roll (remember those?). Lakefront Mansion Price Cut by $25 Million Knock 25 percent off the listing price of a $100 million home, and you've just saved a prospective buyer a cool $25 million -- a sum that's bound to pique the interest of even the fabulously rich. That's the thinking behind the new asking price for Tranquility, a nine-bedroom, 38,000- square-foot estate in Lake Tahoe, Nev. that originally went on the market in 2006 for $100 million. The mansion anchors a 210-acre property.

Recommendation’s Engine based on Spread Activation algorithm « Álvaro Brange’s Blog. September 7, 2010 Suggestion graph made with test application Hi, Since last year that I haven’t added any post on my blog, but I would like add new posts. This year I’ll start sharing publishing the work carried out in order to get my degree. Existentialism Existentialism is a term applied to the work of certain late 19th- and 20th-century philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences,[1][2][3] shared the belief that philosophical thinking begins with the human subject—not merely the thinking subject, but the acting, feeling, living human individual.[4] In existentialism, the individual's starting point is characterized by what has been called "the existential attitude", or a sense of disorientation and confusion in the face of an apparently meaningless or absurd world.[5] Many existentialists have also regarded traditional systematic or academic philosophies, in both style and content, as too abstract and remote from concrete human experience.[6][7] Definitional issues and background[edit] There has never been general agreement on the definition of existentialism. The term is often seen as an historical convenience as it was first applied to many philosophers in hindsight, long after they had died.

Dumpling - The Backpack by Shin Ji-Young Dumpling Inspired Backpack Here’s a slightly different take on the backpack. The Dumpling, inspired by the delicious pouch foods, is a backpack that treats your belongings as color coded and compartmentalized items. The backpack is actually made up of a series of roll-up bags. Creator Processing ... Personal $ Svg $20 ✓ Up to $75 merchandises for personal use. 10 Unique And Amazing Places on Earth Our World After seeing “10 More Amazing Wonders of the Natural World”, which many contained places I had never even heard of, I was inspired to make my own list. This list differs from the previous in that it contains things which may not be stunning to behold, but are unique for their size, location, or natural impact.

BOOKS TOOLBOX: 50+ Sites for Book Lovers Lulu, a book publishing site, is in the news this week. But there are many more sites for book reviews, self-publishing and exchange. Here are more than 50 of our favorites. Disclosure: Lulu currently has an ad campaign running on Mashable. Book Reviews

No, mi prima vive en México :) by jotita1595 Mar 3

Eso está bien, ¿qué parte de California es su primo vive? by heartfailure1738 Mar 2

California? me gusta, que bien, bueno excepto eso de las pandillas y el secuestro...supongo que fue horrible :/ Pero aparte de eso México es muy chevere, una prima mia vive allá :) by jotita1595 Mar 2

Yo soy de San Diego, California. Yo solía pasar tiempo en México antes de que todas las guerras de pandillas en marcha y los carteles de la droga comenzó el secuestro de estadounidenses para el rescate ;) No necesito nada de eso. Hahaha by heartfailure1738 Feb 29

Deberías, es muy linda, si sabes por donde ir :) De donde eres? by jotita1595 Feb 29

Me encantaría visitar a Colombia! by heartfailure1738 Feb 29

Encantada :). En serio? también conozco gente de Chile, mi madre estuvo viviendo allá un tiempo. by jotita1595 Feb 29

Un gusto conocerte, yo soy chileno. Mi hermana es casada con colombiano. He tenido bastante relación con gente de tu país aqui en Chile. Saludos! by shahem Feb 28

Absolutely, almost every web page I know is because of stumble. I'm from Colombia :) by jotita1595 Feb 28

It has been a great discovery... it's given me lots of great web material! where are you from? by shahem Feb 28

I know, thank The FSM for stumble Upon, but yet, I don't know if is a curse or a blessing, I have lost SO MUCH TIME!!! Oh well, I love it anyway :D by jotita1595 Feb 26

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ur right somehow, but we still need these sites to find useful resourses sometimes by eiliswen Dec 23

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Interesting your the first negative comment about SU .Do you have a better recommendation . For something to replace it ? by mirlen101 Dec 22

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