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Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

100 Years of Humans in Antarctica | Behind the Scenes This Behind the Scenes article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation. This winter marks the 100th anniversary of the race to the South Pole. After crossing Antarctica — the coldest, windiest, driest continent on Earth — the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team arrived at the geographic South Pole on Dec. 14, 1911, the first people in history to reach the bottom of the Earth. About one month later, on January 17, 1912, the British explorer Navy Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his party arrived at the South Pole to discover that Amundsen had beaten them there. If Amundsen and Scott could somehow magically be transported back to the South Pole now, they would probably be amazed and honored to discover that the National Science Foundation's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, a massive, two-story, science-support structure, overlooks the spot they worked so hard to reach. Studying the Antarctic Changing climate

Introduction au Personal branding : Comment gérer son identité et sa réputation ? (Partie 1) - Article rédigé par Alexandre Lachaut (Webcastory) Ce 1er plateau sur le Personal Branding a pour simple ambition de poser les bases de ce nouveau phénomène en France.Tout d'abord, qu’est-ce que le personal branding ? Le terme « personal branding » est apparu sous le clavier de Tom Peters en 1997 dans un article intitulé « The Brand Called You » sur fastcompany (article très intéressant ici).Le Personal Branding, ou gestion de marque personnelle, est une méthode pour gérer notre carrière en créant notre marque personnelle ou notre marque professionnelle, c’est-à-dire notre marque en tant que professionnel. Cette marque se définit à travers notre identité et notre réputation…(définition d’Olivier Zara).J’image déjà certain(e)s d’entre vous s’exclamer que « Je ne suis pas une marque ! Pour ceux qui veulent en savoir plus, cliquez ici ! Introduction au Personal branding : comment gérer son identité et sa réputation ? Pourquoi et comment être authentique dans son Personal Branding ?

World War II "Time Capsule" Fighter Found in Sahara Photograph by Jakub Perka, BNPS Recently discovered in Egypt by an oil-exploration team, a World War II fighter plane called "the aviation equivalent of Tutankhamun's tomb" bears the scars of 70 years in the Sahara desert —but is nevertheless considered to be in "time capsule" condition. "I've never seen anything like it," said Ian Thirsk, head of collections at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum in London. The Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk is "the best preserved example of a Second World War aircraft I've seen for many, many years." The plane's pilot is thought to have been Flt. (Related pictures: "World War II 'Samurai Subs' Found-Carried Aircraft." ) — James Owen in London

Amazing Soviet Propaganda Posters: Stalin And WWII Era “Let’s raise the generation utterly devoted to the cause of communism!” Viktor Ivanov, 1947 Soviet propaganda posters first appeared following the success of the Russian Revolution. They were used to promote the revolution, stir optimism for a new society (one that stood for literacy and improvement of health care) and to attack opponents of Lenin’s government. Very few newspapers were published during the time and therefore the posters served as a primary means of communication. With Stalin in charge by the 1930s, the posters began to focus more on political discipline and ambitious government programs, particularly the collectivization of land and establishment of industry. “Let’s thrash it!” This poster was used in the first half of the century in order to improve social and cultural elements of the country. You, there, don’t trifle with booze , D’rather thrash it Culturally, Roughly, Powerfully, wrathfully, Smash daily, At your every step, Give no rest to the enemy.

15 caractéristiques du management du 21ème siècle « Le management du futur sera ouvert et globale ! » Ce n’est pas moi qui le dit, mais Stefan Lindegaard, sur son excellent blog 15inno. Ce spécialiste danois de l’innovation ouverte (open innovation), s’inspire lui-même de Gary Hamel, célèbre professeur de management stratégique à l’université de Harvard. A distance, l’un et l’autre dégagent quelques caractéristiques clés d’un management efficace. Un management qui pourra mieux répondre aux défis et réalités de ce début de 21ème siècle. Voici 15 facettes principales de ce management d’aujourd’hui, un peu, et surtout de demain : 1. Les processus et les pratiques en vigueur demain devront refléter réellement et sincèrement l’interdépendance de toutes les parties prenantes, internes et externes à l’entreprise. 2. Retrouver les avantages du leadership naturel. 3. La méfiance et la peur, trop souvent présente dans les organisations, pénalisent l’innovation et l’implication des uns et des autres. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Gulf War The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991), for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait. The war is also known under other names, such as the Persian Gulf War, First Gulf War, Gulf War I, Kuwait War, First Iraq War, or Iraq War[13][14][15][a] before the term "Iraq War" became identified instead with the 2003 Iraq War (also referred to in the U.S. as "Operation Iraqi Freedom").[16] The Iraqi Army's occupation of Kuwait that began 2 August 1990 was met with international condemnation, and brought immediate economic sanctions against Iraq by members of the U.N. Security Council. U.S. President George H. W. Etymology[edit] Operational names[edit]

Inicio Biblioteca Digital Mundial Ancient City Found in India, Irradiated from Atomic Blast Radiation still so intense, the area is highly dangerous. A heavy layer of radioactive ash in Rajasthan, India, covers a three-square mile area, ten miles west of Jodhpur. Scientists are investigating the site, where a housing development was being built. For some time it has been established that there is a very high rate of birth defects and cancer in the area under construction. The levels of radiation there have registered so high on investigators' gauges that the Indian government has now cordoned off the region. Scientists have unearthed an ancient city where evidence shows an atomic blast dating back thousands of years, from 8,000 to 12,000 years, destroyed most of the buildings and probably a half-million people. The Mahabharata clearly describes a catastrophic blast that rocked the continent. A Historian Comments "Instead of mushroom clouds, the writer describes a perpendicular explosion with its billowing smoke clouds as consecutive openings of giant parasols. Bibliography 1.

History of the world in 100 seconds, according to Wikipedia As you know, the world wasn't always how you know it today. Land was discovered, people migrated, and significant events in history played out to shape what society is like now. For a glimpse in this sort of evolution of the world, Gareth Lloyd scraped all geotagged Wikipedia articles with time attached to them, providing a total of 14,238 events. Your history lesson begins in 499 BC, when most of the documented events appear in Europe. Can you do something more with the data? [Ragtag via @aaronkoblin]

Gangrule - The History of the Mafia - StumbleUpon Coxcox In Aztec mythology, Coxcox was the only male survivor of a worldwide flood.[1] They had many children, but all of them were dumb. The great spirit took pity on them, and sent a dove, which attempted to teach the children how to speak. Another account[edit] In another account, the Nahua god Tezcatlipoca spoke to a man named Nata and his wife Nana, saying: "Do not busy yourselves any longer making pulque, but hollow out for yourselves a large boat of an ahuehuete [cyprus] tree, and make your home in it when you see the waters rising to the sky When flood waters came, the Earth disappeared and the highest mountain tops were covered in water. The legend in art[edit] Ancient Aztec paintings often depict the boat floating on the flood waters beside a mountain. References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b c d e Hale, Susan (1891).

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