The history of the paper clip: It was invented in 1899. It hasn’t been improved upon since Getty Images/BananaStock via Thinkstock. The paper clip is something of a fetish object in design circles. Its spare, machined aesthetic and its inexpensive ubiquity landed it a spot in MoMA’s 2004 show Humble Masterpieces.
Clue Mystery Match Listen up, detectives! To solve this memory match mystery, flip over the cards and follow the clues... for every match you make, you'll be one step closer to cracking the case. Stay sharp and leave no card unturned! This online game is based on the venerable Clue board game series, and features all the familiar Clue characters, settings, and objects.
» 7 Wonderful Books That You Can Read in Less Than A Day We love Sunday reading. We also love the feeling of accomplishment when finishing a book (and inching closer to our annual Goodreads goals). In honor of all this, we’ve put together a short list of short books and novellas that can be read in a day or less. So pick a book or two, pour yourself a cozy beverage, and dive in. (We love hearing from you! Be sure to let us know what you’re reading in the comments and/or what you would add to our recommendations.) Ancient Egypt - Kids History Videos, Games and Lessons that Make Learning Fun and Easy Ancient Egypt for Kids Ancient Egypt was a civilization that thrived for over 3000 years along the Nile River in northeastern Africa. It was the longest-lived civilization of the ancient world, reigning from 3150 BC to 30 BC.
7 Outstanding YouTube Channels for History Teachers Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has recently started featuring some educational YouTube channels pertaining to different subject matters. Up to this moment, we have covered channels for Math, Science, and yesterday we posted a list of channels for kids. The purpose behind such collections is to help teachers and educators have instant access to educational videos they might need to use with their students. The channels we post are among the top ones you can find on YouTube and some of them are created by teachers like you and me. Testing Talk - Home What's new? 2014-10-30: Hurrah! Both Pia and Erica have been promoted to Associate Professors in English! 2014-10-23: Visiting scholar Silvia Kunitz has been with us for ten days. Many new papers in the pipeline!
REVEALED: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don't want the government spying on you Department of Homeland Security forced to release list following freedom of information requestAgency insists it only looks for evidence of genuine threats to the U.S. and not for signs of general dissent By Daniel Miller Published: 09:32 GMT, 26 May 2012 | Updated: 17:46 GMT, 26 May 2012 Revealing: A list of keywords used by government analysts to scour the internet for evidence of threats to the U.S. was released under the Freedom of Information Act Job Application English Vocabulary Word Lists with Games, Puzzles and Quizzes English Vocabulary Word List addressageapplyarea codebirthdaycertificationchildrencitizenshipcitycollegecountrycriminal recorddatedate of birthdependentsdiplomadivorced educationeducational backgroundelementary schoolemployeeemployerexperiencefamily namefelony recordfemalefiredfirst namegendergraduate schoolhandicaphearingheighthigh school husband's namejunior collegejunior high schoollast namemalemarital statusmarriedmiddle namenamenext of kinnotifyoccupationphone numberphysical examinationpositionpresent addressprevious experience quitreason for leavingrelativessalaryseparatedsingleskillssocial security numberstatestreettelephone numbervisionweightwife's namezip code
Ancient Greece - Kids History Videos, Games and Lessons that Make Learning Fun and Easy Ancient Greece for Kids The ancient Greek civilization thrived around the Mediterranean Sea from the 1100 BC to 146 BC. Known for its advances in philosophy, politics, religion, architecture, arts, government, and science, it is considered to have laid the foundation of the Western civilization and had a powerful influence throughout Southwest Asia and North Africa.