The Online Learning Blog from Study2U Supposedly browsing the internet requires more brain power than watching television. Although judging from some of the websites we’ve come across that assumption is cast into doubt. Here’s some of the sites we like that might get your brain to sit up and listen. Ted A conference that started in 1984 bringing together experts in technology, entertainment and design quickly grew into so much more. The conference itself is invitation only, but the website features all the talks at the conference in high res video format. CRAFT Pattern: Crocheted Reversible Swiffer Sock : Daily source of DIY craft projects and inspiration, patterns, how-tos By Linda Permann I’ve always hated buying refills for my Swiffer sweeper — even though I use both sides of the cloth, it just seemed silly to throw them away. My sweeper had been languishing in my closet because I had no refills when I realized I could crochet my own reusable cover from some yarn I already had in my stash. I came up with this reversible version that’s loopy on one side (to grab the dust) and flat on the other (for damp mopping). This “sock” is fun and quick to crochet, easy to complete with scraps, and a great use for acrylic yarns, since they create static, which makes dust and hair cling.
Tribute to James Camerons &The abyss& - Howd They Do That? Tribute to James Cameron's "The abyss" by sarampo Basics Although there are many ways of shooting water drops, and some are more professional and / or practical, this is how I've done it with my setup. Amazing Events Around the World Here are the most bizarre/amazing events around the the world that you are missing out on every year by not exploring. This is motivation for you to go out and see what else is out in the world! (I apologize in advance for making your local concerts and street fairs look like petting zoos) Bunyol, Spain — August 26th – 11am
Thanksgiving: a guide to New York City’s Thanksgiving parade 248 by digitizedchaos. Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: New York City, New York, USA Date: Fourth Thursday in November How to Learn Without Memorizing Photo by Edwin Stemp Rote memorization is an inefficient way to learn. Just retaining a single formula can mean pounding the same information into your skull dozens of times. If your computer hard drive had this accuracy, you’d probably throw it out.
- Karen M. Andersen Art Hi! I'm Karen M. Andersen - welcome to my tutorial on how to make crocheted covers for your clothes hangers! I learnt to crochet around 6 months ago and, with Summer coming on here in Australia meaning it is way too hot to crochet blankets, I was on the lookout for a crochet project that was easy, fun, colourful, functional, and quick to make up. 10 Bizarre Conspiracy Theories If ex-BBC presenter turned conspiracy theorist and science fiction writer David Icke is to be believed, the world is run not by the illuminate or aliens, but by lizard people from beneath the earth. The British Royal family, the Bush family and other powerful persons are lizards in disguise, working together to achieve absolute power over the world of men. These lizards come from beneath the surface of the earth, which is supposedly completely hollow and lit by a central ‘second sun’. For thousands of years they posed as gods, explaining the fixation that many ancient cultures had with lizards, but they have since modified their approach to human domination and taken key roles in political parties, the media and other organizations we just love to hate. So how do we tell if somebody is one of the lizard people or not? Apparently it’s all in their eyes, as is the only evidence for this insane theory.
Snorkel with whale sharks and whales - scuba dive and snorkel with whales and whale sharks You float quietly, until the humpback whale senses you are there and swims toward you. Or, you're snorkeling and suddenly a whale shark, one of the world's biggest fish, rises from below to eye you. Either way, it's an experience to cherish and remember. Several companies around the world offer these special experiences.
Perang Topat (Rice Cake War): tips for Lombok’s multicultural food fight DSC_3835.JPG.jpg by Nicolas Lannuzel. Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: Lingsar, Lombok, Indonesia Date: Sixth full moon in the Sasak calendar (November/December) Level of participation: 2 – unity through rice adversity
100+ Sites to Download All Sorts of Things These days you can find all sorts of things online, from audio books to flash files, from sound effects to CSS templates. Below we compiled a list with over 100 download sites that serve that purpose. We will also try to keep the list updated, so if your favorite download site is not here, let us know about it with a comment. Photography's Longest Exposure - household name : : : blog [click +] Six months. That's right. This dream-like picture shows each phase of the sun over Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge taken during half a year. The image was captured on a pin-hole camera made from an empty soda can with a 0.25mm aperture and a single sheet of photographic paper. Photographer Justin Quinnell strapped the camera to a telephone pole overlooking the Gorge, where it was left between December 19, 2007 and June 21, 2008––the Winter and Summer solstices.
Early 1900s in Colour - All around the world All around the world - Franny Wentzel - Thursday, May 6th, 2010 : goo [previous] :: [next] In the early part of the 20th century French-Jewish capitalist Albert Kahn set about to collect a photographic record of the world, the images were held in an 'Archive of the Planet'. Before the 1929 stock market crash he was able to amass a collection of 180,000 metres of b/w film and more than 72,000 autochrome plates, the first industrial process for true colour photography www.albert-kahn.fr/english/
Endangered Destinations 2011 20th July 2011 Ten destinations that are on our critical list and what you can do to save them Rampant development. Government greed. Uncontrolled visitor numbers. From the national parks of Africa to the ancient cities of Asia, some of the world's most iconic destinations are under threat.