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Explore 5,300 Rare Manuscripts Digitized by the Vatican: From The Iliad & Aeneid, to Japanese & Aztec Illustrations

Explore 5,300 Rare Manuscripts Digitized by the Vatican: From The Iliad & Aeneid, to Japanese & Aztec Illustrations | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it

Hundreds of years before vast public/private partnerships like Google Arts & Culture, the Vatican served as one of the foremost conservators of cultural artifacts from around the world.
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Take First-Class Philosophy Courses Anywhere with Free Oxford Podcasts

Take First-Class Philosophy Courses Anywhere with Free Oxford Podcasts | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Oxford offers philosophy courses, in the form of podcasts, on all levels. Topics include Philosophy for Beginners, Critical Reasoning for Beginners, Nietzsche on Mind and Nature, and more.
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The British Library’s “Sounds” Archive Presents 80,000 Free Audio Recordings: World & Classical Music, Interviews, Nature Sounds & More

The British Library’s “Sounds” Archive Presents 80,000 Free Audio Recordings: World & Classical Music, Interviews, Nature Sounds & More | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it

Online archives, galleries, and libraries offer Vegas-sized buffets for the senses (well two of them, anyway). All the art and photography your eyes can take in, all the music and spoken word recordings your ears can handle.
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Physicists Just Confirmed Evidence of A Possible Fifth Fundamental Force

Physicists Just Confirmed Evidence of A Possible Fifth Fundamental Force | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
A deeper look into studies that were previously conducted by Hungarian physicists has recently uncovered evidence of a fifth fundamental force of nature. If confirmed, it could stand as an explanation for dark matter.
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Zooniverse

The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.
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Use A Potato To Keep Your Room Lit For Over A Month

Use A Potato To Keep Your Room Lit For Over A Month | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Instead of plugging a lamp into a wall socket or flipping the switch of your overhead light, try illuminating your room with a potato.
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France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic. It's The part of the nation's Energy Transition for
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Life in academic poverty as an underpaid university teacher: “They just don’t want to pay”

Life in academic poverty as an underpaid university teacher: “They just don’t want to pay” | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Heartbreaking stories from the academic underclass
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US Scientists Developing Brain Implants That Can Connect Human Brain to Digital World

US Scientists Developing Brain Implants That Can Connect Human Brain to Digital World | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
A human brain that speaks in binary? It could be a reality. DARPA is looking into creating an interface that can connect the human brain and modern tech.
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The ‘Fictitious Disease’ Called ADHD. The ADHD Scam and the Mass Drugging of School Children

The ‘Fictitious Disease’ Called ADHD. The ADHD Scam and the Mass Drugging of School Children | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The ‘Fictitious Disease’ Called ADHD. The ADHD Scam and the Mass Drugging of School Children
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Scientists Find Root That Kills 98% Of Cancer Cells In Only 48 Hours

Scientists Find Root That Kills 98% Of Cancer Cells In Only 48 Hours | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
This potent root builds up blood and immune system- cures prostate, lung, and other cancers better than chemotherapy.
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33 giant Chinese infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world

33 giant Chinese infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Big things are happening in the most populous country in the world.
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7 Nobel Speeches by 7 Great Writers: Hemingway, Faulkner, and More

7 Nobel Speeches by 7 Great Writers: Hemingway, Faulkner, and More | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
William Faulkner, 1949:

Nobel said in his will, 'the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction.'

Many of the greatest writers of the past 112 years have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, but there have been some glaring omissions right from the start.
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An introduction to Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - The British Library Shop

An introduction to Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - The British Library Shop | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Professor John Sutherland explores the origins and afterlife of T S Eliot’s Book of Practical Cats, the ‘cat poems’ first written to entertain Eliot’s godchildren that later became his best-selling collection and inspired a famous stage production.
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A Tour of the Solar Neighborhood [INFOGRAPHIC]

A Tour of the Solar Neighborhood [INFOGRAPHIC] | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Ancient planets and diamond planets. Rogue worlds and brown dwarfs. Old red giants and infant stars. Meet the Sun's most fascinating neighbors.
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Australia Is Not as Down Under as Everyone Thinks It Is

Australia Is Not as Down Under as Everyone Thinks It Is | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
That map of Australia you have? It’s wrong. And the whole country is going to officially relocate north to correct the error.
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Scientists Created Artificial Molecules to Fight Against Superbugs

Scientists Created Artificial Molecules to Fight Against Superbugs | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Two teams of researchers illustrate a new method of dealing with superbugs: creating artificial compounds against them. The two methods focus on sythetic molecules to either weaken superbugs or bring down their developed defenses against conventional medication.
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What to Cook in Your First Apartment

What to Cook in Your First Apartment | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
What to Cook in Your First Apartment is a group of recipes collected by the editors of NYT Cooking
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Mr Shadow: a song composed by Artificial Intelligence

Scientists at SONY CSL Research Laboratory have created the first-ever entire songs composed by Artificial Intelligence: "Daddy's Car" and "Mister Shadow"
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Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be Using

Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be Using | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Because sometimes the punctuation we've got just won't do.
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At first, it looks like a smart car. Open the hatch, and it becomes a holy-crap-that's-genius car.

Why didn't I think of this?!
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Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets

Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
From simple alphabets to secret symbolic languages, graphic designer Saki Mafundikwa celebrates the many forms of written communication across the continent of Africa. He highlights the history and legacy that are embodied in written words and symbols, and urges African designers to draw on these graphic forms for fresh inspiration. It's summed up in his favorite Ghanaian glyph, Sankofa, which means "return and get it" -- or "learn from the past."
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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Create, Share, & Print Thematic Maps

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - Create, Share, & Print Thematic Maps | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Google's My Maps and Google Earth tools can provide a great way to create thematic maps. Unfortunately, those tools are quite limited if your students don't have Google Accounts to use a
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