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This was my first time using polymer clay, and let me warn you, it is a little addicting. I was so enthralled by the striking effect of combining colors that I built an impressive Jenga-like stack of clay bangles (about 20 high) on my desk. Some have a marbled appearance (pictured above), and others are striped like a hula-hoop. Polymer clay typically comes in little colored squares, available at Michael’s .
first image ‘sunflower umbrellas,' madsar, UAE by LAVA image courtesy LAVA giant umbrellas, with a design based on the principles of sunflowers, will provide moveable shade in the day, store heat, then close and release the heat at night in the plaza of a new eco-city in the united arab emirates. the ‘sunflower umbrellas’ are one aspect of the winning design by the international practice laboratory for visionary architecture (LAVA) for the city centre for masdar in the UAE - the world’s first zero carbon, zero waste city powered entirely by renewable energy sources. masdar is a planned city located 17 kilometres from abu dhabi. a government initiative, the city is being constructed over seven phases and is due to be completed by 2016. the city centre includes a plaza, five-star hotel, long stay hotel, a convention centre and entertainment complex and retail facilities. ‘sunflower umbrellas,' madsar, UAE image courtesy LAVA
Color has been used as a catalyst for affecting human mood and behavior in marketing for centuries. Today, similar principals of color psychology are being utilized across the web to insight interaction and emotion from onlookers and consumers alike. What is it about colors that make someone feel differently toward products or places? Are people more likely to be hungry in rooms with red walls?
by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color . It is ubiquitous.
Djetinjstvo i mladost: Nikola Tesla je rodjen u srpskoj familiji koja je zivjela na zapadnoj granici Austro-Ugarskog carstva, u ponoc 9. na 10. juli 1856. Uvijek je govorio da je jednako ponosan na svoje srpsko porijeklo i hrvatsko naslijedje. Bio je drugi sin Georgine ( Djuke ) Mandic i Milutina Tesle , pravoslavnog svecenika. Georgina je bila inteligentna ali neobrazovana zena, Milutin slabo placeni pastir svoje parohije. Njihova mala kuca je bila tik uz pravoslavnu crkvu u selu Smiljan, izmedju obale Jadranskog mora i Velebita.
by Loreal Lynch | April 27, 2011 It's a known fact that students are Facebook-obsessed. But a new survey shows that teachers might rival their younger counterparts when it comes to social media use. Nearly all professors are active on social media, and 80% of them use it as a teaching tool. Check out the infographic below to learn how college faculty are using social media both personally and professionally. Also, check out this interactive feature depicting nine innovative ways professors are using social media to teach.
On countless occasions, you've likely said to yourself "I wish I knew how to do ______." Then, of course, life got in the way and you put it off until you could find the time. Maybe you wanted to become fluent in a language, learn a new instrument, start performing your house repairs, or a master a myriad of other skills. With the vast amount of knowledge online, you're now your only excuse.