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Invisible Children

Invisible Children

7 Theories on Time That Would Make Doc Brown's Head Explode There are a few things in this world that we can always rely on as constants: The sun will always rise each morning, the seasons will always change and time will inevitably march forward at its predictable clip. Except the sun doesn't actually rise, seasons are disappearing and time ... well, see, time is tricky, too. For example ... #7. We May Not Live in the Present What if we told you that what you think of as "the present" is actually slightly in the past? The delay isn't much -- what's 80 milliseconds between you and your brain?"Being a brain is kind of boring, but we've got lots of time for pranks." But that's not the freaky part."You really don't want to see the copies." Not convinced? The bizarre real-world implication is that the taller you are, the further back you live in the past, since it takes longer for the information to travel through your body -- and if you're a little person, you live closer to the present. #6."Finally! #5. #4.

Education in Uganda The system of education in Uganda has a structure of 7 years of primary education, 6 years of secondary education (divided into 4 years of lower secondary and 2 years of upper secondary school), and 3 to 5 years of post-secondary education. The present system has existed since the early 1960s. Primary education[edit] The headmaster of Nsaasa Primary School answers a question for a US aid worker. In 1999 there were 6 million pupils receiving primary education, compared to only 2 million in 1986. Uganda is one of the East African developing countries, bordered by Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Kenya. Secondary education[edit] Uganda's secondary education system follows the education system of its former colonial masters, Britain. The curriculum for lower secondary is currently being reviewed by the National Curriculum Development Center, and a new curriculum is expected to be rolled out in 2014 or 2015. International Schools[edit] Government universities[edit]

Placement Costs and Information on Fundraising This section will give you some idea about the costs involved in joining a conservation project and how your money is used. You can also find out about the option of doing fund raising in order to finance your conservation experience. As we work out every placement individually the costs are just a guideline - we’ll discuss the cost of your individual placement with you when we chat about your plans. “If I could give anyone who was thinking of doing a similar thing advice, I would say don’t attempt to organise the whole thing by yourself ... there is always someone willing to help if you ask! And also, be persistent! If you have some let –downs, it’s important to keep focussed, as if you put in the effort, it will all come good in the end!” Placement Costs There is a cost for every conservation placement. The cost of joining a conservation project might seem like a big deterrent, but don’t just discard the idea right away after one look at the price tag. Where the Money Goes Other Costs

6 Real People With Mind-Blowing Mutant Superpowers If the insane, explosive popularity if superhero movies is any indication, we are fascinated by people who are insanely better than us at any given thing. Probably because, in real life, we're all such a bunch of incompetent boobs that we've been enslaved by blue paint, flashing lights and crying French babies. But it turns out, superpowers are real. And not just the secret ones that everyone has, or even the ones everyone thinks they have -- this Cracked Classic is about a group of people that, in a sane world, would already have multi-colored leather jumpsuits, delightfully mismatched personality traits and a skyscraper shaped like whatever they decide to call themselves. We've all dreamed of having superpowers at some point (today), but the majority of us have to accept the sobering reality that preternatural abilities simply aren't possible. For instance ... #6. As with most superpower discoveries, Xiangang found his by acting like a braying jackass. So What's Going on Here? #5. #4.

Volunteer Abroad in Costa Rica: Sea Turtle Conservation | Greenheart Travel Greenheart Travel's environmental volunteer program in Costa Rica is largely focused on protecting the Leatherback, Hawksbill, and Green sea turtles that come to nest on these beautiful beaches every year. Volunteers in Costa Rica will work directly with the community to protect these fascinating animals and educate residents and tourists on the challenges they have to overcome for survival. Application deadlines*: *Applications due at least 8 weeks before desired month of departure Prices2 weeks: $1,780 4 weeks: $2,540 What's Included? Accommodation with a Costa Rican host family, at the project station, or overflow cabins 3 meals per day Two nights hostel stay in San Jose (one at beginning, one at end of program) Transport to project community from San Jose, transport back to San Jose at end of program Emergency medical insurance for the duration of your program Project supervisor and emergency staff available 24/7 Orientation pre-departure and upon arrival Culture & Etiquette guide book

The 5 Stages of Revenge Fantasies Every Man Has Had #2. You're Always the Hero Getty And now that our stupid brains have moved past the idea stage and are issuing casting calls for this intricate fantasy of legumes, martial arts and revenge, the revisions start to come in. "He wouldn't pull something on you," the Revenge Cortex quickly interjects. Getty"I swear, I'll cut the bitch if you even THINK of telling people that I handle grocery bags poorly!" You never wanted to be pulled into this life and death drama. Regardless of how it came about, what comes next is clear: It's time to vault over the counter -- which you're pretty sure you can do, even though you ate shit walking up a curb yesterday -- and use your momentum to jump-kick that knife right out of his hands. Getty"Yep. Jesus, this villainy cannot be allowed to continue. You see what we have to contend with? #1. But this delusional revenge imbalance goes way further than you normals might think, and it's not hard to see why: Getty"Everybody down! And we were stupid kids.

Blanco salva a negro. Kony 2012: matices sobre su visión simplista >> África no es un país Kony 2012 no es el nombre del que será el helado estrella de este verano (o quizá sí, a este ritmo quién sabe) ni el lugar de las próximas Olimpiadas de invierno en Japón. Como probablemente hayas oído ya, es el nombre de la última campaña de la organización estadounidense Invisible Children (Niños invisibles). En un principio, quizá vieras algo en Facebook o en Twitter o en blogs. Y a estas alturas ya puede que la gente lo esté comentando en los bares. Con esta campaña, Invisible Children pretende hacer famoso a Joseph Kony, el líder del Ejército de la Resistencia del Señor (Lord's Resistance Army, LRA), una especie de milicia originaria del norte de Uganda y que en sus inicios mezclaba ideas fundamentalistas cristianas con unas ciertas aspiraciones políticas. En su revuelta contra el Gobierno ugandés, que se inició en 1987, el LRA se especializó en el secuestro de niños y niñas, a los que obliga a convertirse en soldados o sirvientes. Eso sobre el vídeo. Resumiendo. En español:

National Coalition Against Censorship -- NCAC NGARMBOONANANT: Give Kony 2012 a chance If you had told me before break that a video about a Ugandan warlord, in seven days, would get more views on YouTube than Coldplay’s The Scientist, ZBB’s Chicken Fried and Carly Rae Jepsen’s extraordinary hit Call Me Maybe had amassed — combined — I would have called you a lunatic. But Invisible Children, in a remarkable video calling Americans to act to popularize and encourage the capture of Joseph Kony, has done just that. They created the most viral, most popular human rights campaign in recent history. Recently, the publicity surrounding Kony 2012 has turned negative. I understand these criticisms fully, and I appreciate the instinct for people to pause and question whether the campaign is really worthy of its acclaim. But we’re not talking about writing a thesis here. Rather, Invisible Children is trying to raise awareness. So when critics decry the video as useless or naïve, I’d ask them to weigh the practical against the ideal. That’s not the case in the real world.

Anonymous Summer Service & Group Travel Programs For High School Students | Global Works Travel 70 Reminders to Help You Break Any Barrier | Learn This - StumbleUpon I am pleased to introduce this guest article by a new friend John, the creator of HiLife2B, where he hopes to inspire people and to help them achieve their dreams. Follow him on Twitter: @janyasor 1. Believe that even the smallest compliment can save someone’s life 2. Remember that one person can change an entire nation 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70.

How To Actually Win A Fist Fight Ok, well, with the response from yesterday's post, I felt compelled to go ahead and do this. Without further ado: You know it has to be said, first sentence, first paragraph: the best way to win a fist fight is not to get into one in the first place. No shit, sherlock. Every single mens magazine who has ever attempted to publish an article like this has started (and ended) exactly that way and is usually devoid of any real information - sometimes because someone on the editorial staff wanted to avoid putting the periodical at risk for a lawsuit; other times because the author has absolutely no clue what they’re talking about, so they cop out with this “Verbal Judo Wins The Day!” crap. It’s common sense - avoid fighting if at all possible. So... The Basics First, you need to know a few things: You are going to get hit.When you get hit, it does not feel good. Confidence CANNOT be overvalued in a fight situation. Your Stance Your stance is the way you stand and position yourself during a fight.

20 Tree House Pictures: Play-Club Plans to Big-Kid Houses | Designs &Ideas on Dornob Treehouses are more popular than ever, as play spaces for children but also as luxury hotel (and even house) designs for adults. Some of the most fantastic plans and ideas can be traced to specialist designers and builders – and pictures of their work can provide some of the best inspiration (as well as an informal visual guide) for do-it-yourself recreational, residential and commercial tree buildings. Blue Forest is one such company, but far from the only one. Their specialty seems to lie somewhere between playful little fantasy structures and big educational spaces for children engaged in wildlife observation, forest ecology and related nature-oriented pursuits. The trick is to find a balance between safe and fun – railings are a must, as are sturdy supports, but whimsy and asymmetry help make these places feel more organic and engaging for younger visitors in particular. Some are like mansions, fortresses or castles – just set up on stilts instead of sitting on the ground.