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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 The Mediterranean Diet Description Mediterranean diet © 2008 par A. Callanish Stones The Callanish Stones (or "Callanish I", Clachan Chalanais or Tursachan Chalanais in Gaelic) are an arrangement of standing stones placed in a cruciform pattern with a central stone circle. They were erected in the late Neolithic era, and were a focus for ritual activity during the Bronze Age. They are near the village of Callanish (Gaelic: Calanais) on the west coast of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

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?

What Colors Mean in Different Cultures Colours in Cultures A Western / American B Japanese C Hindu D Native American E Chinese F Asian G Eastern European H Muslim I African J South American 1 Anger 2 Art / Creativity 3 Authority 4 Bad Luck 5 Balance 6 Beauty 7 Calm 8 Celebration 9 Children 10 Cold 11 Compassion 12 Courage 13 Cowardice 14 Cruelty 15 Danger 16 Death 17 Decadence 18 Deceit 19 Desire 20 Earthy 21 Energy 22 Erotic 23 Eternity 24 Evil 25 Excitement 26 Family 27 Femininity 28 Fertility 29 Flamboyance 30 Freedom 31 Friendly 32 Fun 33 God 34 Gods 35 Good Luck 36 Gratitude 37 Growth 38 Happiness 39 Healing 40 Healthy 41 Heat 42 Heaven Gray Yellow Silver Gold David McCandless & AlwaysWithHonor.com//v1.0//Apr 09 // InformationIsBeautiful.net

Math.com 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. World Wonders Project Loading Explore stories from around the world Circular forms. Pictures at an Exhibition Mussorgsky in 1874 The suite is Mussorgsky's most famous piano composition, and has become a showpiece for virtuoso pianists. It has become further known through various orchestrations and arrangements produced by other musicians and composers, with Maurice Ravel's arrangement being the most recorded and performed. Composition history[edit]

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. The Unknown Masterpiece by Honoré de Balzac Le Chef-d’oeuvre inconnu Also translated as The Hidden Masterpiece Part I: Gillette This short story turned out to be a delightful study of what makes great art. There are three painters, young Nicolas Poussin, the middle-aged court painter Franz Pourbus (whom Balzac calls Porbus)–both of whom were real 17th Century French painters–and Balzac’s invented older artist, Maitre Frenhofer. Frenhofer visits Porbus at his lodgings, where he meets young Poussin, who is building up the courage to knock on the door.

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