Five Laws of MIL Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy We are travelling towards the universality of books, the Internet and all forms of “containers of knowledge”. Media and information literacy for all should be seen as a nexus of human rights. Why can't we trust what we see? Witnesses to a "murder" were tested on their powers of recollection The human memory can be impressive, but it is equally prone to letting us down. Now groundbreaking research has revealed the extent of just how fragile it can be - and how to use it better. You're in the pub and trouble starts. There is shouting, someone is stabbed, they die. It happened right in front of your eyes and the police want to speak to you. Videos by WatchMojo.com in: Politics and History, 21st centurySeptember 17, 2015Top 5 Beer Factshosted by Chris MassonBeer is one of the world's oldest and most popular beverages, so of course it stands to reason that it is also one of its most fascinating. Crack open a cold one and join us for this instalment, in which we're looking at the most interesting facts about b PLAY VIDEO
60 Most Amazing Optical Illusion and Paradox Pictures You Must See An optical illusion (also known as visual illusion) is characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality. The information gathered by the eye is processed in the brain to give a perception that does not tally with a physical measurement of the stimulus source. Today we’ve crawled deep into the Internet and gathered 60 incredibly amazing illusion pictures that can stimulate your brain! In this comprehensive collection, you can find many visual perceptions, optical illusions, paradoxes, and perception puzzles. You better be prepared that these images will trick your eyes to make you question whether seeing really is believing!
Optical Illusions - Silencing... 'Silencing' is an illusion that happens when an object that is moving is also changing it's appearance. Normally we can immediately tell if an object becomes lighter or darker, if it changes colour, or if it changes shape. However a recent paper by Jordan Suchow and George Alvarez (Suchow and Alvarez, Motion Silences Awareness of Visual Change, Current Biology (2011), doi:10.1016/j.cub.2010.12.019) of Harvard University, published in January 2011, shows something quite extraordinary. They created a number of videos in which an array of dots change their appearance. In one video, the dots keep changing their colour, in another, they keep changing their shape.
How to choose your news - Damon Brown How the media landscape has changed Media visionary Clay Shirky gave a TED Talk on how the media landscape has changed. “The moment we’re living through, the moment our historical generation is living through, is the largest increase in expressive capability in human history.” In other words, the amount of information we are capable of capturing is unprecedented. England riots: Timeline and map of violence Riots in London and around the country saw widespread looting and buildings set alight. Dozens were left homeless after a night of riots on the streets of Tottenham after a peaceful demonstration on 6 August over the death of a man who was shot by police turned violent. Here is a timeline of what happened, starting with most recent events. 00:22 BST - The Metropolitan Police say 1,103 people have now been arrested in connection with the riots and 654 people have been charged.
Learn English with ESL Videos and Lessons - Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School. All The Videos (with & without lessons) Lesson 1 - Hi! Contrasts Normal, Formal, and Informal Greetings. Includes "What's your name?"