Otro año finaliza, otro ciclo se cierra y otro nuevo comienza... repitiendo inexorablemente el paso del tiempo, contando una nueva marcha completa de la Tierra en su movimiento de traslación alrededor del Sol, reiterando la sucesión de fenómenos que [...]
Ignacio Garrido's insight:
Exercise. Send it by Moodle or give in class. Good luck¡
a. What is the meaning of "globalización? And "Translación"?
b. How was the process to considerate the 1 of jannnuary the first day of the year?
c. What is a "huso horario" / Fus horari?
d. Explain what is the "Línia Internacional del canvi de data"?
e. Do you considerate of your interesting the information? Why?
f. Write a summarize about the text ( at least 8 lines )
Un grupo de arqueólogos ha desenterrado esta semana varias tumbas romanas ubicadas en Saintes (al suroeste de Francia) en las cuales han podido encontrar los esqueletos de cinco esclavos que aún llevaban grilletes puestos en sus cuellos y tobillos. Así lo afirma, en su versión digital, el diario «Daily Mail», donde también se ha especificado que la excavación se encuentra a menos de 250 metros de un antiguo anfiteatro de la época en el que combatían gladiadores contra animales salvajes.
Here’s the thing: the internet never sleeps.Which means data never sleeps, and the internet sure likes to use up a lot of it. How much? In any given minute, 277,000 tweets are published on Twitter, 216,000 photos are sent to Instagram and 8,333 videos are shared on Vine.And we’re just getting started. Over that same 60 second period, 347,222 photos are sent on WhatsApp, 416,667 swipes are made on Tinder and 3,472 images are pinned on Pinterest.And if you think that’s impressive, Google receives 4 millions search queries, Facebook users share 2.46 million pieces of content and 204 million email messages are sent each and every minute of the day.This visual from DOMO looks at how much data is generated every minute across the net....
Greek Reporter Greece to Restore Ancient Sparta City Theater Greek Reporter Ancient Sparta City Theater After centuries of neglect, another important classical Greek monument, the theater of the city of Sparta, will be restored to its ancient...
Thirty years ago, the states with the deepest poverty were all clustered in dixie. But the rest of the country has been playing catchup.
So how did poverty stop being a Southern specialty? You've had, deindustrialization in the Midwest and Northeast. And you've had fast growing Hispanic populations, which tend to be poorer, in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Colorado (as well as North Carolina and Georgia, which could explain their presence on the list above). Meanwhile, the Southeast has made some economic progress by attracting foreign manufacturing, among other efforts.
“¡Los españoles tienen que cambiar los hábitos de sueño! Sufren ustedes una falta grave de sueño y eso provoca ansiedad e irritabilidad. Cenar a las 10 de la noche e ir a dormir a las doce o a la una tenía sentido cuando hacían siesta. El cerebro elimina toxinas por la noche.
Ignacio Garrido's insight:
a. What are the problems we have with actual timetable? Why?
b. What will the benefeits be if we turn back to the solar time?
c. When happened the problem? Why do you think?
d. Write positive things what happens if we would try the solar time?
e. Are you agree or disagree with the text? Why? ( 8 lines at least )
This is an excellent spatial graph that helps to explain the distribution of the human population. Why do we live where we live? The longitude map is still fascinating, but has less explanatory power. What would be brilliant is a graph that charted population by latitude (as this does) AND charts the amount of land at each given latitude. To see the originals on the Radical Cartography website, see: http://www.radicalcartography.net/index.html?histpop
This is a very simple exercise. It consists of find the years for the different events of Rome. At the end of the game the screen shows your result and you have to copy this screen ( Function+ Impr Pant or any method you know ) and send it by Moodle. You can play as times as you want and send the best score. Good Luck ¡¡
The Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations has been tracking news reports since 2008 to produce an interactive map that plots global outbreaks of diseases that are easily prevented by inexpensive and effective vaccines.