A dream treehouse · Sheepy Me I've always wanted a treehouse when I was a child but living in a city made it a little difficult. Instead, we would built forts, tents or just crawl under the bed to play. It's weird right now but back then we really loved having those hideouts where nobody could find us. We could stay there for as long as we wanted. Telling horror stories and feeling like these were the safest places to be.
20 brilliant things to make in a jar Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars! From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn? Learning a new language can be difficult, but some languages can be trickier than others. For native English speakers, the difficulty level of a new language depends on a variety of factors. So which are the most difficult to learn? And which languages would you be able to master in under a year?
Quiz: Most Common Pronunciation Mistakes Heard in Class and How to Use this Quiz I’m not going to lie to you and tell you this is one of those quick posts that you can throw together on a whim because it’s not. It has taken some time to gather all the data needed to create this quiz. Jotting down common mispronunciations is not something you do in a day. You need to be a patient person. National Geographic photographer’s unbelievable encounter with vicious predator in Antarctica (VIDEO) by Dan Havlik posted Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 5:29 PM EDT We've posted quite a few amazing underwater photography videos here before but this story might be the most unbelievable yet. In the clip (embedded below), National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen talks about his encounter with one of Antartica's most vicious predators, the Leopard Seal.
The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers This is a repository of the most up-to-date versions of Deviant's lock diagrams and animations. Seen in all of the TOOOL educational materials and slide decks, these files are all released under the Creative Commons license. You are free to use any of them for non-commercial purposes, as long as they are properly attributed and the same freedom for others is maintained in all derivative works. Please note that these diagrams have evolved and developed over time.
Teaching speaking - Unit 3: Individual Sounds In the video, you will see John Kay and teachers giving suggestions and demonstrating activities on how to help students with difficult sounds in English. This unit contains the following elements: A short video A downloadable series of reflection tasks and activities. Dynamic Optical Illusions - GROW ILLUSION. Stare at the center of the below illusion for about a minute. The longer the better. Then look away and watch you world melt! The Lesson of the Monkeys I was first told of this experiment* by a former work colleague, and later discovered this illustration of it. It’s both illuminating and disturbing. There is a clunky word that describes this phenomenon: filiopietism, or the reverence of forebears or tradition carried to excess. But I prefer another term for it: the tragic circle. I believe many of these tragic circles exist, mostly unseen, in across all cultures and societites, causing untold harm. When discovered, they should be terminated.
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