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19 handy Google tricks that you weren’t aware of After covering everything that Google Search has to offer, you can easily forge that search only forms one small part of the Google behemoth. With so many different features and clients available, it’s very easy to use the basic features for each and leave it at that. However, if you delve a little deeper, there are many tricks hidden away that will help improve your experience. To help you out, here are a number of tips and tricks that you can use for four of Google’s more popular features: Gmail, Maps, Google Drive and Google News. Gmail Members of the Northeast Ohio Lego Users Group create beautiful works, brick by brick (video) Lego fanatic Adrian Drake, right, and his son, Ethan, piece together a second Lego edition of the Serenity ship from the television series "Firefly." The model, which will entail some 70,000 bricks, is the builder's pride and joy. Scott Shaw/The PD Painters see the world in oils.
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Remixing Melville: Moby Dick Meets the Digital Generation Big Ideas Culture Digital Tools Teaching Strategies Henry Jenkins In a traditional English class, a teacher might assign Herman Melville’s famous novel Moby Dick in small chunks. Students might complete their reading (or not), discuss major themes and perhaps write an essay at the end of the unit.
The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia « Copybot Deep in the bowels of the internet, I came across an exhaustive list of interesting Wikipedia articles by Ray Cadaster. It’s brilliant reading when you’re bored, so I got his permission to post the top 50 here. Bookmark it, start reading, and become that person who’s always full of fascinating stuff you never knew about. The top 50 Wikipedia articles by interestingness
Mapping The Future Of Education Technology Add this massive infographic to the recent discussion of futuristic dorms and what education will look like in 2020--and beyond. Designed by Michell Zappa’s Envisioning Technology (which also created that fantastic interactive infographic mapping the future of technology), this chart maps innovations in education technology for the next few decades. Click to enlarge.