Historypin Lining, Interlining and Underlining: Purpose and Fabric Choices Lining, interlining and underlinin g are all techniques available to those of us who make our own clothes. Personally, I love a lined garment. Do not use these terms interchangeably. Lining is essentially a second inner-garment made of thin material that is sewn inside-to-inside so that all seams are hidden. It provides warmth and a smooth drape. Map: How the world’s countries compare on income inequality (the U.S. ranks below Nigeria) Bluer countries have better income equality. Redder countries are more unequal. Data: CGDev, DIIS. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post) The way we measure income inequality is changing. After years of relying on a complicated metric called the Gini coefficient, some economists argue that we should adopt the Palma ratio, which measures the gap between the rich and the poor in a society. In the map up top, I've illustrated the latest data on income inequality around the world, as measured by the Palma. The countries that come out looking best include, no surprise, the usual suspects of Northern Europe. The countries with the highest income inequality are, by far, those of Latin America and the southern tip of Africa. The United States doesn't come out of this comparison looking great. The data offer a reminder that the United States might enjoy greater economic equality than much of the world, but it is at the bottom end of the developed world.
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Cinco herramientas sorprendentes para crear mapas históricos geolocalizados - aulaPlaneta Los mapas siempre han sido una herramienta fundamental en el estudio de la Historia. Gracias a ellos, los alumnos han podido situar geográficamente las batallas, la evolución de las fronteras o los viajes y rutas que han cambiado la historia. Como en otras materias, las TIC han revolucionado la manera de consultar y elaborar estos mapas, accesibles ahora desde cualquier lugar. Te recomendamos cinco herramientas sorprendentes para que tus alumnos aprendan a crear y puedan consultar mapas históricos geolocalizados. Situar acontecimientos, incluir información, completar mapas a base de fotos de otras épocas… estas son algunas de las posibilidades que ofrecen estas nuevas herramientas para crear mapas históricos interactivos: 1. Puedes incluir estos y otros recursos que consideres interesantes en tu Cuaderno del Profesor y en los Cuadernos de Estudio digitales de aulaPlaneta, para que tus alumnos los utilicen en clase. ¿Qué te parecen estos recursos?
Home page,Bountiful Gardens website,Bountiful Gardens home 5 Sites That Will Change How You See The World Think you know what the world looks like? Think again. Today’s Cool Websites and Apps has five sites that give you a new perspective on the world we live in. The Internet makes it possible to learn all kinds of things about the world, be it from connecting with people across the planet or just by learning new information. You can find new ways to compare your country with others, or discover how rich you are compared to the world, and generally just become more aware of how the world you live on works. Let’s look at five sites that can teach us just a little bit more – it’s going to be fun. True Size Of: Compare Countries by Size, Without Distortion Representing the surface of a spherical object – like our planet – on a flat surface – like a paper map – means a few things are going to be distorted. Even so, it’s really easy to forget the ways in which things are distorted – until you can visualize them. Because this map is adjusted for the shortcomings of The Mercator Projection.
8 Safe Sunscreens for Summer Fun Summer is here and many of us are thinking about how we can keep our kids safe in the sun. The first line of defense for most parents is to grab the sunscreen and make sure the kids are properly covered. But who wants to slather on a cream that contains potentially dangerous chemicals? That's where natural sunscreens come into play. Below is a list of just some of the great, natural sunscreens that were included in The Environmental Working Group's (EWG) annual Safe Sunscreen Guide. Of course, sunscreen is not the complete answer when it comes to protecting yourself and your kids this summer. You can access their informative articles 9 Surprising Facts About Sunscreen and Top Sun Safety Tips for more information about how to best use sunscreens and how to include other methods of sun protection in your routine.