Put all the water on this planet into a single sphere and it would have a diameter of about 860 miles, says the United States Geological Survey. For reference, that's roughly the distance between Salt Lake City, Utah, and Topeka, Kansas.
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"Why?" is the most important question, not asked nearly enough. Hint: "Because I said so," is not a valid answer. Why does it work this way? Why is that our goal? Why did you say no? Why are we treating...
The Tattoine Traders store at the Disney Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World will soon have a build-your-own-droid option, along with a cardback box so that you can package it up to look like one of the original Star Wars figs.
KnowledgeVision Systems today announced the availability of KVStudio 4.0, a new version of its powerful video online presentation creation tool.
In addition, the company has announced a 30-day trial program that will allow qualified content creators to see for themselves the power of KnowledgeVision on their online presentation projects.
KnowledgeVision’s subscription-based software and cloud-based service allows the creation of rich, engaging presentations that synchronize video or audio, PowerPoint and other images, just-in-time footnotes and virtual handouts into interactive presentation experiences.
Its creation tool, KVStudio, puts extraordinary flexibility in the hands of a content producer to produce both on-demand and live presentations, with either video or audio narration, in custom-designed player templates, and even incorporating live web pages as part of the presentation sequence.
A Timmins educator has been honoured for incorporating new technology in the classroom.
Ted Weltz, principal of O'Gorman Intermediate Catholic School, saw an educational opportunity and formed a partnership with Dr. David Booth and Ph.D. candidate Tina Benevides from Nipissing University. He witnessed results that benefitted his students.
Google Maps are among the most popular services for mashups. It is possible to put almost anything on a map: photos, diagrams, text, data, even video and audio files. There are many ready-made mashups, like city guides and and tracking a emperor penguin named “Happy Feet”. For some more creative examples check out: http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/