Humans Change the World Modern humans evolve in Africa. Image courtesy of Karen Carr Studio.For millions of years all humans, early and modern alike, had to find their own food. They spent a large part of each day gathering plants and hunting or scavenging animals. Then, within just the past 12,000 years, our species, Homo sapiens, made the transition to producing food and changing our surroundings. 200,000 Years Ago Modern Humans Evolve in Africa During a time of dramatic climate change, modern humans (Homo sapiens) evolved in Africa. The first modern humans shared the planet with at least three species of early humans. Modern humans exchange resources over long distances. By 164,000 years ago Modern humans collect and cook shellfish By 130,000 years ago Modern humans exchange resources over long distances By 90,000 years ago Modern humans make special tools for fishing Between 80,000 and 60,000 years ago Modern humans spread to Asia By 77,000 years ago Modern humans almost become extinct. About 74,000 years ago Costs
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe" is a popular English language nursery rhyme and counting-out rhyme. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 11284. Lyrics A common version One, two, Buckle my shoe; Three, four, Open the door; Five, six, Pick up sticks; Seven, eight, Lay them straight: Nine, ten, A big, fat hen; Eleven, twelve, Dig and delve; Thirteen, fourteen, Maids a-courting; Fifteen, sixteen, Maids in the kitchen; Seventeen, eighteen, Maids a-waiting Nineteen, twenty, My plate's empty. Other versions Some sources give differing lyrics. Origins and meaning The rhyme is one of many counting-out rhymes. Thirteen, fourteen, draw the curtain, Fifteen sixteen, the maid's in the kitchen, Seventeen, eighteen, she's in waiting, Nineteen, twenty, my stomach's empty. A version published five years later in Gammer Gurton's Garland (1810) had the following different lines: Three, four, Lay down lower ... Eleven twelve, Who will delve... Fifteen, sixteen, Maidsa-kissing... Notes
artatheart US based street artist Paige Smith leaves her mark on buildings with sparkling geometric 3D paper sculptures. The finished shapes represent geodes, crystal, quartz, or any mineral formation that you would normally find in nature. What a lovely and unexpected find for residents in the Los Angeles area. "A parallel aspect of these “geodes” in nature and in the city is they are always unexpected treasures. Images © Paige Smith all rights reserved (via) September 21 - On This Day in Chemistry | RSC He was one of the first people to investigate the role of heat in phase changes. He successfully liquefied several gases, including oxygen (O) and hydrogen (H), and installed a 300 m high pressure gauge on the Eiffel Tower! Related Resources FreeAudio.org -- Free Audio Books on Liberty and Freedom
5 Nazi Plans That Prove They Were Dumber Than You Think Other websites like to tiptoe around the issue, but we've never hesitated to come out and just say it: The Nazis were bad. And the thing is, the Nazis weren't strictly about tearing Europe down brick by brick and the Holocaust. They actually had tons of other horrible and, quite frankly, stupid ideas. #5. Fun fact about Hitler: In the 1930s, he ordered Catholic schools to replace their classroom crucifixes with pictures of him. GettyOn one hand, militarism is terrifying. Step one in that plan: Seize the Vatican. The Stupidity: By 1943, Pope Pius XII began making vague yet public condemnations of Nazi human rights abuses, and Hitler started making vague threats of killing him for it. Getty"Once I have that hat, the armies of the Reich will be unstoppable!" OK, but that's just occupying the Vatican, kidnapping the Pope and stealing some art, right? Fortunately, the plot never took place because one of the inside men alerted the Italians before it ever got underway. #4. #3. And for what?
SZTNH SZTNH - Iparjogvédelmi Oktatás A hivatal Szellemitulajdon-védelmi tartalmakat feldolgozó óravázlatok A Szellemi Tulajdon Nemzeti Hivatala "A dinamótól Harry Potterig" című óravázlatíró pályázat során született anyagok feldolgozásával összeállított egy óravázlat csomagot. Ezek az óravázlatok olyan témákban készültek, amiket az általános- és középiskolai oktatás keretében a kerettanterveknek megfelelő módon oktatnak a pedagógusok, de kiegészültek a témákhoz kapcsolódó szellemitulajdon-védelmi kérdésekkel is. Az óravázlatok készítői a pályázaton részt vevő gyakorló pedagógusok voltak, akik saját tapasztalatukat és kreativitásukat építették be az anyagokba. Ezen vázlatok rendelkezésre bocsátását ezúton is ismételten köszönjük a készítőknek. Az óravázlatok és a hozzájuk kapcsolódó segédanyagok szabadon felhasználhatóak, másolhatóak, átalakíthatóak, használatukhoz semmilyen további engedélyre nincs szükség. Az óravázlatok és a hozzájuk kapcsolódó kiegészítő anyagok a témakörökre kattintva érhetőek el.
24 Unforgettable Advertisements Why should ads be boring? Check out this collection of unforgettable advertisements from around the world. Nissan Cube Advertisement Break Glass in Case of Adventure. Nike Cars Advertisement Cars decorated as Nike kicks in Mexico. BMW Advertisement “From up here, I can see BMW of Bridgeport” [link] Nescafe Advertisement This picture of a Nescafe branded building is from Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, and must be among the largest inflatables in the world. Nike Advertisement Nestle Advertisement Creative Nestle billboard advertisement. Mini Advertisement Hopi Hari Advertisement Fitness Company Advertisement Shopping bags given away to customers when purchasing fitness accessories or nutritional supplements at the Fitness Company fitness centers. Skin Cancer Towel Advertisement “Please take care this summer” [link] K-Swiss Advertisement McDonald’s Bus Stop Advertisement Woodland Shoes Advertisement Powerful idea for a billboard. Outdoor Stunt by Goodyear FedEx Kinko’s Advertisement Peta Advertisement
ThisDay Trivia September 22 Events 1986 Alf debuts on NBC. 1982 The Reader's Digest Bible The condensed version, only 60% the size of the original, is published. 1982 Family Ties debuts on NBC. 1980 Toxic Shock Syndrome The Rely Tampon is recalled by Proctor & Gamble after studies showed it increased the risk of toxic shock syndrome. 1975 Presidential Assassination Attempt Sarah Jane Moore is apprehended by an ex-marine bystander who deflected her gun as she fired at Pres. 1964 Fiddler on the Roof The hit play opens on Broadway. 1961 Bus Segregation The Interstate Commerce Commission orders the end to segregation on interstate buses. 1927 Battle of the Long Count During the world heavyweight boxing championship, Gene Tunney is canvassed in the 7th round by Jack Dempsey, but the count was delayed when Dempsey wouldn't move to a neutral corner. 1914 First submarine to sink an enemy ship at sea The German U-9 sinks the HMS Aboukir. 1893 First U.S. 1789 U.S. Births 1961 Scott Baio American actor. (1959, Ben-Hur's mother).
How to Write an A+ Research Paper This Chapter outlines the logical steps to writing a good research paper. To achieve supreme excellence or perfection in anything you do, you need more than just the knowledge. Like the Olympic athlete aiming for the gold medal, you must have a positive attitude and the belief that you have the ability to achieve it. That is the real start to writing an A+ research paper. Choose a topic which interests and challenges you. Focus on a limited aspect, e.g. narrow it down from "Religion" to "World Religion" to "Buddhism". Select a subject you can manage. Surf the Net. For general or background information, check out useful URLs, general information online, almanacs or encyclopedias online such as Britannica. Pay attention to domain name extensions, e.g., .edu (educational institution), .gov (government), or .org (non-profit organization). To find books in the Library use the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog). Check out other print materials available in the Library: Read and evaluate. I. I.
5 Whores Who Changed The Course of History For most of us, performing sexual favors in some dark alley for grocery money is about as low as life can get. But history is full of stories of prostitutes who parlayed their skills into positions of prestige and power. And some of them changed the world. Where: Jericho. When: 1400s B.C. How She Got Her Start? Rahab probably came from a middle-class family in Jericho. The cost of freedom, circa 1400 BC. By all accounts, she was good at it, too. What Made Her Great? Back in 1422 B.C., the Israelites were living on a barren tract of land appropriately named, Shittim. Better than Shittim. Joshua sent out two spies to scout out the defenses. Their sweaty reconnaissance was cut short, however, when the king of Jericho sent his men out to look for the two Jewish spies skulking around his city. That's right; believe what you want about the Bible, but it's right there in the Old Testament that the course of world history was turned by a hooker with a heart of gold. Athens. London, England.
memory experiments Memory Experiments Here are some experiments and games to test your memory. Also, don't forget that there are some memory tricks and techniques at the end of this section! On-line Short Term Memory Games Grades K-12 Think you have a good memory? On-line "Simon Says" Memory Games Simon says, "Play These Games!" Try Game 1 with and without sound. Face Memory Test How good is your memory for faces? There are two versions of the test: Now You See It, Now You Don't Grades K-6 Let's test short term memory. Materials: Tray or plate10-20 small items (like an eraser, pencil, coin, marble, etc.)Cloth or towel to cover the trayPaper and pencils for your subjects to write down what they remember What's Missing This experiment is a variation of the previous experiment to test short term memory. Try it again giving the subjects more time to view all the items.Try it with less time. Tray or plate10-20 small items (like an eraser, pencil, coin, marble, etc.)Cloth or towel to cover the tray Who's Missing None
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