My Best of series You can find all of my “Best” lists in broad categories here. The link to that page can also be found at the top right of my blog: My Best Of Series I also have them all on another page where they are listed in the chronological order in which I originally posted them. Sumerian Mythology FAQ by Christopher Siren, 1992, 1994, 2000 cbsiren at alum dot mit dot edu This FAQ used to be posted on the third of every month to alt.mythology. An older text copy of this FAQ is available via anonymous ftp pending *.answers approval at: rtfm.mit.edu at /pub/usenet/news.answers/mythology/sumer-faq
First Earth Battalion The First Earth Battalion was the name proposed by Lieutenant Colonel Jim Channon, a U.S. soldier who had served in Vietnam, for his idea of a new military of supersoldiers to be organized along New Age lines. The Men Who Stare at Goats Beliefs Warrior Monk Channon coined the term "warrior monk" for potential members of the First Earth Battalion. Credo Part 4: Editing Section 1 - Devices a) TRANSITIONS The shot is defined by editing but editing also works to join shots together. The Film Collection - Beit Hatfutsot The Film Collection of Beit Hatfutsot, a unique collection that has been amassed since the museum’s inception, consists of about 800 documentaries, depicting all aspects of Jewish life in the Diaspora. The film archive has also prepared translations, purchased films, and received often undistributed professional and amateur films that cover a wide range of subjects of Jewish interest: Visitors may use the study area to view hundreds of films at their own leisure.
Printing Press The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events. Text added to the templates can be modified using a simple WYSIWYG editor, which allows students to choose text features, such as font size and color. Documentation for the Printing Press includes instructions for using the tool. Customized versions of the tool, which include additional instructions and more focused choices, are included with some lessons.
The Early Middle Ages, 284–1000 Professor Paul Freedman, Chester D. Tripp Professor of History Festivus Infographic 2011 Come ye gather 'round the Festivus pole I have Grievances to Air before my meatloaf gets cold. With feats of strength big and bold, can you pin the head of household? The modern version of Festivus was first introduced in the 1997 Seinfeld episode, The Strike.
666 DIY Horror Filmmaking Tutorials It’s that time of year again, so we thought it was time to update last years killer feature “Horror Filmmaking: From Script to Scream.” That’s right a sequel! This time we are narrowing the focus a bit and concentrating on the DIY (Do It Yourself) elements. Hopefully this will help you slash the budget without murdering your production values. DIY: Blood, Bullets & Stunts ImagesSearch Any reproduction and use of the content of this site, other than for private use, requires a written licence from the NFB. The NFB reserves all of its rights and recourses, including injunction relief and claims for damages, against any unauthorised reproduction or use of stock shots contained in this site or any part thereof. Interactive sites Updated July 2015iPHONE AND iPAD APPS iPhone and iPad apps collated by Kristyn Paul (scroll down for French ones) MAINLY GRAMMAR Royal Grammar School High Wycombe's (UK) excellent and attractive Languages Online site has a wide range of Hot Potato and Spellmaster exercises for all levels. Strongly recommended.The Language Gym by Gianfranco Conti has a wide range of activities and games for French, Spanish and some Italian. I highly recommend it.Older students will appreciate the accuracy, humour and comprehensiveness of the well-established Tex's French Grammar site, from the University of Texas, USA. The site includes mp3 files exemplifying grammatical structures. CCDMD (Ca) has attractive interactive exercises for advanced students.
Classic Age The National Academy in Athens, with Apollo and Athena on their columns, and Socrates and Plato seated in front represents the intellectual legacy of the Classic Age that continues to inform how humans understand life, truth and the universe. Classical antiquity, era, or period is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, which begins roughly with the earliest-recorded Greek poetry of Homer (eighth-seventh century B.C.E.), and continues through the rise of Christianity and the fall of the Western Roman Empire (fifth century C.E.), ending in the dissolution of classical culture with the close of Late Antiquity (300—600 AD), or the similar and better known periodization of history, the Early Middle Ages (500-1100 C.E.). Such a wide sampling of history and territory covers many rather disparate cultures and periods.
The Late Movies: Guy on a Buffalo Sometimes dumb internet videos transcend their dumbness and become truly wonderful. This is the case, in my humble opinion, with the instant classic Guy on a Buffalo, a four-part series in which footage from the 1978 film Buffalo Rider (apparently now in the public domain) is combined with a sort of rambling singing narration by Jomo Edwards of The Possum Posse. "Why would I want to watch that?"
The Path To The New Model: Join The Community > Hope for Film It is easy to speak and to write of community, but how do we actually work together to make it better? We are dispersed across the globe, some professional, some amateur, but all driven by passion for a more diverse and ambitious film culture. We have the tools. We have the know how, but we still have a long road before us. Stepping down the path requires us to put one foot in front of the other, and make some progress, even if it might be in the wrong direction. Today's guest post is from filmmaker and lecturer James Fair, a regular contributor to this blog and discussion.