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Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries

Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries
I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an interesting documentary is that it can open our minds to new possibilities and deepen our understanding of the world. On this list of mind expanding documentaries you will find different viewpoints, controversial opinions and even contradictory ideas. Critical thinking is recommended. I’m not a big fan of conspiracy documentaries but I do like films that challenge consensus reality and provoke us to question the everyday ideas, opinions and practices we usually take for granted. Watching documentaries is one of my favorite methods of self-education. I hope you find these mind expanding documentaries as enlightening as I did! [1] Life In The Biosphere Explore the wonder and interconnectedness of the biosphere through the magic of technology. 1. [2] Creativity and Design: 1. [3] The Education Industrial Complex: 1. [4] The Digital Revolution: 1. 1. 1.

Streampocket. Le moyen le plus simple de télécharger des vidéos en ligne Streampocket est sans doute le moyen le plus simple, et le plus rapide aussi, de télécharger des vidéos en ligne. Les choses ont bien changé depuis cette période où il fallait faire preuve d’une certaine « agilité » numérique pour récupérer sur son ordinateur une vidéo présente sur une plateforme comme YouTube ou Dailymotion. De nombreux outils et services en ligne sont apparus pour vous faciliter la tâche. Streampocket est sans doute le plus simple et rapide d’entre eux. Il s’agit d’un outil simple et efficace pour télécharger des vidéos rapidement en à peine quelques clics.

Learning and Memory From song lyrics to former addresses, our brains hold a seemingly endless supply of information. How are we able to learn, store, and recall information with such ease? Brain cells undergo chemical and structural changes during learning. By changing the number, or strength, of connections between brain cells, information is written into memory. Ongoing studies are helping scientists identify how different areas of the brain work together to enhance memory formation and storage. 99 More Incredible Lectures From the World's Top Scientists Posted on Tuesday July 31, 2012 by Staff Writers Open source, for both the classroom and the self-educator, proves an absolutely swoon-worthy digital ocean of information. Unsurprisingly, the sciences thrive in such a climate, with the Internet positively flooded with panels, lectures, Q&As, talks, complete and incomplete classes, demonstrations, and other conduits through which education flows. Our 2009 listing featured some of the best around, but it didn’t even scratch the surface of available content. Adding an additional 100 on top of that won’t, either!

Mind Tools: Management Training and Leadership Training Une alternative à Netflix : les 8 plateformes de streaming du cinéma d'auteur Autour des géants de la SVOD Netflix et Amazon Prime Video fleurissent plusieurs plateformes spécialisées dans le cinéma d’auteur et de patrimoine, qui attirent de plus en plus de cinéphiles. En voici 8, à la programmation variée et exigeante. Le marché de la VOD (vidéo à la demande) et de la SVOD (vidéo à la demande par abonnement) ne cesse d'évoluer, et face à la domination de Netflix, toutes les grandes sociétés (Disney, Apple) prévoient de riposter pour avoir leur part de ce gâteau imposant du monde du divertissement. Cependant, la ligne éditoriale du roi de la colline (ainsi que celle d'Amazon Prime) peut laisser à désirer dans le domaine du cinéma de patrimoine et d'auteur, la plupart du temps assez effacés. Pourtant, le streaming est un système rêvé pour les cinéphiles, comme une sorte de mix potentiel entre le vidéo-club et la cinémathèque, qui peut leur permettre d'accéder à une multitude de filmographies pour un coup assez bas. 1. The astounding quantities of discarded plastic that end up in oceans each year tend to concentrate in ring-like swirls of currents called gyres, yet most of it can be hard to spot—not because it’s not there in great quantities, but because it often takes the form of fingernail-sized microplastics. “It looks like pristine ocean until you tow your net through the water,” researcher Erik Zettler at Sea Education Association (SEA) said about the North Atlantic Gyre. “That’s when you find the plastic.” The presence of so much plastic debris at sea poses dire threats to the marine life unlucky enough to ingest small bits of it or to become entangled in nets or plastic bags. But recent research has also revealed some of the surprising ways a few resourceful marine creatures use it to their own advantage.

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Brain Pickings Squashed Philosophers The Ultimate Guide to Traveling When You’re Broke Think you don’t have enough money to travel? Think again. Travel guru Matt Kepnes puts that myth to rest with this guide to traveling on little (or no) money. Money This is something I hear from everyone I talk to.

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