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Minimize Full Screen Close the map World Heritage list interactive map is loading... Order World Heritage List Wall Map This large format full-colour map features the World Heritage sites and brief explanations of the World Heritage Convention and the World Heritage conservation programmes, as well as superb photos of World Heritage sites with explanatory captions. It is available in English, French and Spanish. The dimensions of the map are 78 cm by 50 cm (31 in. by 20 in.).

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Uluru (Ayers Rock) Virtual Tour – Outback Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, is a place of immense beauty with a definite spiritual aspect. It’s the worlds largest monolith (single big rock), being located in the middle of outback Australia, it towers over the flat surrounding desert. Official Uluru National Park – Link CIA Museum Inform, Instruct, Inspire The CIA Museum supports the Agency's operational, recruitment and training missions and helps visitors better understand CIA and its contributions to national security. The Museum's staff works with Presidential libraries and other major museums and institutions for display in public exhibitions. These collaborations help promote a wider understanding of the craft of intelligence and its role in the American experience.

Circular and Satellite Motion Uniform Circular Motion How can the motion of an object in a circle at a constant speed be described? Is such an object accelerating or not? If there is an acceleration, then what direction is it and why does it not change the object's speed? Wonders of Math Interactive Fractal Sites Mandelbrot Set Zoom into a fractal in your browser window. Mandelbrot Explorer Make and post your own images. The Fractory A site built by students for the Thinkquest contest. Build your own fractals and learn about the math behind the images.

40 maps that explain the world By Max Fisher By Max Fisher August 12, 2013 Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. John Conway's Game of Life The Game The Game of Life is not your typical computer game. It is a 'cellular automaton', and was invented by Cambridge mathematician John Conway. This game became widely known when it was mentioned in an article published by Scientific American in 1970. It consists of a collection of cells which, based on a few mathematical rules, can live, die or multiply.

Fun Brain Games - Crosswords This is a collection of links to websites offering crosswords for educational quizzes and brain teasers. Educational Quizzes section brings educational crossword puzzles for English learners, while Brain Teasers section is a place for people who enjoy playing with words. Educational Quizzes Crossword Puzzles for ESL students offers over 1,000 activities to help students study English as a Second Language. The activities include Quizzes, Crossword Puzzles and other activities for students. Atlas for a Changing Planet Understanding natural and human systems is an essential first step toward reducing the severity of climate change and adapting to a warmer future. Maps and geographic information systems are the primary tools by which scientists, policymakers, planners, and activists visualize and understand our rapidly changing world. Spatial information informs decisions about how to build a better future. Scroll down or click below to explore a sampling of maps from Esri's ArcGIS Online resource on these themes: 1. Understanding Natural Systems

32 maps that will teach you something new about the world EVER THOUGHT TO YOURSELF, “How many smaller countries could you fit into Australia?” Or possibly, “Which countries in the western hemisphere have legit secessionist movements?” Or, perhaps most pressing of all, “Where does it pay best to be a lifeguard?” We live in the age of the map now, so these are no longer questions you have to continue simply wondering about. Free games and Flash games KabeyokeRun between moving walls to save the girl. BOXINGA simple punching-based boxing game.Controlled with the keyboard. DICEWARSDice-based strategy game. How quickly can you conquer your foes? COCKROACH DREAMCan you swat away 100 roaches before the sleeping man goes crazy?

The #1 reason people die early, in each country You're probably aware that heart disease and cancer are far and away the leading causes of death in America. But globally the picture is more complicated: (Vox / Anand Katakam and Joss Fong) It's worth stressing that "cause of lost years of life" and "cause of death" aren't identical. For example, deaths from preterm births may cause more lost years of life in a country than deaths from heart disease even if heart disease is the leading cause of death. Deaths from preterm births amount to many decades of lost life, whereas heart disease tends to develop much later on.