Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere. Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Politics Home Page : Roll Call The @RollCallPols Blog By Emily Cahn Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo Rep.
Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City Six areas in the historic centre and docklands of the maritime mercantile City of Liverpool bear witness to the development of one of the world’s major trading centres in the 18th and 19th centuries. Liverpool played an important role in the growth of the British Empire and became the major port for the mass movement of people, e.g. slaves and emigrants from northern Europe to America. Making your own SD Card clone army This term I'm going to a few weeks of Raspberry Pi activities with my Yr 5-6 CodeClub. They all really enjoyed the physical computing aspects of the DIY Gamer project from last term and asked to do more hardware-related stuff. Thanks to various donations and competition wins, and by raiding the family collection, I now have enough Pis for 10 children. I tested the school Computing Suite infrastructure with and end-of term Pi Minecraft edition session (with the younger CodeClub) before the holidays so I'm reasonable confident that I have everything I need.
Community: A New Name for "Open Source" Collections Internet Archive has changed the names of the Open Source Audio, Open Source Books, and Open Source Movies collections. We have chosen to replace the term “Open Source” with “Community,” because we feel it better reflects the purpose of these collections and the people who donated the content. Open Source typically refers to free access to source code and open distribution. Internet History Sourcebooks Internet Modern History Sourcebook The Internet Modern History Sourcebook now contains thousands of sources and the previous index pages were so large that they were crashing many browsers. See Introduction for an explanation of the Sourcebook's goals. Explanation of Sources of Material Here.
U.S. Political Parties DEMOCRATIC PARTY (DNC) - The Democrats won the White House in 2008 and 2012, won some key governorships (PA, NY, MO, MN, and CA) -- but lost control of the US House in 2010, and lost the US Senate in 2014. Democrats run the wide gamut from the near Euro-style democratic-socialist left (Barbara Lee, Raúl Grijalva and the Congressional Progressive Caucus) and traditional liberals (Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden) to the pragmatic "centrist" moderate-to-liberal style (Hillary Clinton, Mark Warner) to the Dem center-right (Harry Reid and the New Democratic Coalition) to the dwindling GOP-style center-conservative right (Joe Manchin, Blue Dog Coalition).
Teaching the Journal of American History Current Installment Before Americans could have the Hula hoops or Twinkies that helped to define the postwar-era, there had to be a prodigious and reliable supply of crude oil. The best evidence of 20th century Americans’ overwhelming dependence on petroleum may be our complete neglect at providing it proper credit for enabling this standard of living. Even now, most of us barely get past a first-grade understanding of our dependence on oil. Wisee uses wi-fi signals to recognise body gestures Researchers say they have found a way to detect and recognise human gestures based on how they affect wi-fi signals. They suggest it could let users control home appliances with a wave of the hand while in any room of the house. They say the WiSee system offers a "simpler, cheaper" alternative to Microsoft's camera-based Kinect and other specialist gesture sensors. However, other experts in the field question whether the new tech will be able to be as accurate.
International Journal of Food Studies The International Journal of Food Studies (IJFS), a journal of the ISEKI_Food Association, is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal featuring scientific articles on the world of Food in Education, Research and Industry. This journal is a forum created specifically to improve the dissemination of Food Science and Technology knowledge between Education, Research and Industry stakeholders. Core topics range from raw materials, through food processing, including its effect on the environment, to food safety, nutrition and consumer acceptance. To enrich this forum the journal is also open to other food-related topics such as food policy and food anthropology. Original contributions relevant to the following topics will be considered for publication: Original research, reviews, opinions, testimonies and best practices coming from professionals either from the sectors of Education, Research or Industry are welcome to be published in this journal.