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Home amid Chinese highway a symbol of resistance - Connecticut Post - 0 views

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    BEIJING (AP) - In the middle of an eastern Chinese city's new main road, rising incongruously from a huge circle in the freshly laid pavement, is a five-story row house with ragged edges. This is the home of the duck farmer who said "no."
Marita Thomson

50 Years Of Space Exploration Explained In One Visualization | Edudemic - 3 views

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    A look back at the past 50 years of space exploration… visualized in one single image.
Marita Thomson

Invisible: Art about the Unseen 1957 - 2012 | Southbank Centre - 1 views

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    Invisible Art brings together works from the past half century that explore ideas related to the invisible and the hidden. The exhibition includes work by some of the most important artists of our time as well as younger artists who have expanded on their legacy.
Marita Thomson

Visual Storytelling: New Language for the Information Age | Brain Pickings - 1 views

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    Visual Storytelling: Inspiring a New Visual Language, from the fine folks at Gestalten, gathers the most compelling work by a new generation of designers, illustrators, graphic editors, and data journalists tackling the grand sensemaking challenge of our time by pushing forward the evolving visual vocabulary of storytelling.
Marita Thomson

World Press Photo - 0 views

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    View the entire collection of winning images from the 55th World Press Photo Contest. The winners were selected from over 100,000 images submitted to the contest. Also app available.
Marita Thomson

Wonderopolis » About Wonderopolis - 2 views

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    Visit Wonderopolis®. It's a place where wonder and learning are nurtured through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination. Wonderopolis is brought to life by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) and supported by our philanthropic partners listed below. You see children not only for who they are but for all they can become, yet you may need a little help directing that passion and igniting that wonder. Our Wonders of the Day will help you find learning moments in everyday life, ones that fit in with dinner preparations, carpool responsibilities, a stolen moment between breakfast and the bus, or within school curriculum and education programs.
Marita Thomson

El Camino del Rey [High Quality] - YouTube - 0 views

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    The scariest path in the world?This walkway now serves as an aproach to Makinodromo, the famous climbing sector of El Chorro in Spain's Andalucia. And it is the hairiest path. The area of El Chorro situated in the south of Spain is renowned amongst travelers and mountain hikers for its stunning scenery and climbs, yet this is not the main attraction on offer, El Chorro is host to one of the most dangerous walkways in the world, built by workers to transport materials between the Chorro and Gaitanejo Falls   www.youclimb.de
Marita Thomson

Make it Count - YouTube - 1 views

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    Around the world in ten days.
Marita Thomson

Caine's Arcade on Vimeo - 1 views

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    A 9 year old boy - who built an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad's used auto part store - is about to have the best day of his life.
Marita Thomson

25 Infographic Videos about the Environment | Inspired Magazine - 0 views

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    June is traditionally a month dedicated to the Envionment. The 5th is the World Environment Day, and all over the world a number of initiatives occur, reminding us how dependant we are of Nature,and how much can we do, both as individuals and as a collective force. Today we bring several infographic videos, from the many available on Visual Loop, that have in common the focus on the main environmental issues affecting the world. Hope they serve both as an alert and as an inspiration!
Marita Thomson

http://show.mappingworlds.com/world/ - 0 views

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    SELECT a subject from the top menu and watch the countries on the map change their size. Instead of land mass, the size of each country will represent the data for that subject --both its share of the total and absolute value.
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