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An Online Gallery of 30,000 Items from The British Library, Including Leonardo da Vinci's Notebooks And Mozart's Diary - Open Culture An Online Gallery of 30,000 Items from The British Library, Including Leonardo da Vinci's Notebooks And Mozart's Diary - Open Culture (Click image to enlarge) This past December, we wrote about the British Library’s releasing “over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose.” For those who enjoyed this treasure trove of historical content, we bring more good tidings: the British Library also has a freely accessible online gallery, numbering some 30,000 items. The vast digital collection includes books, ancient maps, and priceless prints. Amid the countless virtual tomes, some of the more impressive holdings include Mozart’s musical diary from the last seven years of his life, and Leonardo da Vinci’s notebook (find both above) where the artist and inventor theorized about mechanics. Da Vinci also recorded riddles in his notes, including: “The dead will come from underground and by their fierce movements will send numberless human beings out of the world” (Answer: “Iron, which comes from under the ground, is dead, but the weapons are made of it which kill so many men”).
Turning the Pages (accessible version) - Leonardo Notebook: Introduction Turning the Pages (accessible version) - Leonardo Notebook: Introduction Audio 'This is to be a collection without order, drawn from many papers, which I have copied here, hoping to arrange them later each in its place, according to the subjects of which they treat.' Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Leonardo is describing how, in the house of Piero di Braccio Martelli in Florence, in the year 1508, he began the collection of short treatises, notes and drawings, which now makes up the Leonardo Notebook in the British Library.
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Bushfire Education | Bushfires In response to Recommendation 6 of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, the Victorian Government commissioned the development of teaching and learning materials to ensure all Victorian children and learners acquire the knowledge and skills that will enable them to learn about, prepare for, respond to and recover from bushfires.This website provides digital resources, teaching and learning activities, advice and links for the delivery of bushfire education in Victorian early childhood settings, and Victorian primary and secondary schools. The materials foster learner awareness, safe behaviours and knowledge about bushfires. Learning about bushfires Bushfire Education | Bushfires
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Search Results Search Results Map of Nauru or Pleasant Island This map of Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic and the least populous member of the United Nations, was compiled and drawn by J.D. Hutchison, who also did the surveying, in 1926. Nauru was rich in phosphate, a mineral valued for its agricultural uses and sought by farmers in Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere. The map shows the lands held by various interests including the Nauruans, the British Phosphate Commission, the colonial government, and the missionaries.
ChronoZoom ChronoZoom ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective. A great many resources have been created already in ChronoZoom for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Start Exploring Use ChronoZoom to get a perspective of the extensive scale of time and historical events relative to what happened around the world. Become an author yourself! Simply log on with your social networking credentials to record your unique perspective or tell a story that needs to be told.
From editor Every time Dima goes on a photo trip to shoot mountains, our entire team impatiently awaits for the news from the front lines. That's right, from the front lines, because Dima traditionally finds all sorts of adventures in the mountains. It may be a suddenly malfunctioning camera, or unexpected weather changes. The trip to Mount Everest, Himalayas The trip to Mount Everest, Himalayas
Because Literary Reading Brings Wisdom to the Information AgeTravel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. ~ Mark Twain What’s New in Google Lit Trips... HUGE NEWS for Google Lit Trips! We are now encouraging educators and students to explore Tour Builder, Google’s new mapping tool specifically designed for place-based storytelling. Welcome to Google Lit Trips! the flagship project of GLT Global ED an educational nonprofit Welcome to Google Lit Trips! the flagship project of GLT Global ED an educational nonprofit
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Media History Digital Library - Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting & Sound Media History Digital Library - Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting & Sound Welcome to the Media History Digital Library We are a non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. We have currently scanned over 400,000 pages, and that number is growing. Our Collections feature Extensive Runs of several important trade papers and fan magazines.
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Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy Urban Legends Reference Pages Welcome to, the definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Use the search box above to locate your item of interest, or click one of the icons below to browse the site by category. Urban Legends Reference Pages © 1995-2014 by This material may not be reproduced without permission. snopes and the logo are registered service marks of
List of common misconceptions This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each entry is formatted as a correction; the misconceptions themselves are implied rather than stated.
Australian Dress Register The Australian Dress Register is a collaborative, online project about dress with Australian provenance pre-1975. This includes men's, women's and children's clothing ranging from the special occasion to the everyday. Museums and private collectors are encouraged to research their garments and share the stories and photographs while the information is still available and within living memory. The Register encourages people to consider their collections very broadly and share what they know about members of their community, what they wore and life in the past.
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The Virtual Learning Resources Center indexes thousands of the best academic information websites, selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide, in order to provide to students and teachers current, valid information for school and university
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Encyclopedia Titanica : Titanic Facts, Survivors Stories, Passenger and Crew Biography and Titanic History
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Literary Awards Australia provides results from over 250 of the worlds leading book awards. Winners. Shortlists. Longlists. Authors. Books. News Service
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