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Christian Dior (1905–1957) | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Christian Dior (1905–1957) | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
“After years of military and civilian uniforms, sartorial restrictions and shortages, Dior offered not merely a new look but a new outlook.”
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Welcome back to La La Land – musicals, nostalgia and escaping reality

Welcome back to La La Land – musicals, nostalgia and escaping reality | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
We all need a little trip to La La Land.
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10 Reasons You Should Visit Shanghai Over Beijing

Shanghai is a dynamic city full of architectural feats and world-renowned food. Here's why it's better than Beijing.
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Why Does Time Seem to Move Faster as We Grow Older?

Why Does Time Seem to Move Faster as We Grow Older? | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Proportional theory, telescopy, time pressure, and the reminiscence bump may each play a role.
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'Human Swan' Trails Endangered Birds on Epic 4,500-Mile Migration

'Human Swan' Trails Endangered Birds on Epic 4,500-Mile Migration | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
A paragliding scientist dubbed the "Human Swan" touched down in the west of England after flying 4,500 miles to document the annual winter migrations of an endangered species of swan.
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Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words

Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words
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Zooniverse

Zooniverse | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.
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We Are From the Future

"Greetings. We are from the future. Everything is going to be alright. The future is a beautiful place. But you will need some training in order to ge
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Map images - National Library of Scotland

Access high-resolution zoomable images of over 160,000 maps of Scotland, England, Wales and beyond
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Lord Snowdon's sublime royal family album

Lord Snowdon's sublime royal family album | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Lord Snowdon, who died on Friday aged 86, was a dazzling addition to Sixties London: sexy, sociable, witty and charming. But it will be as a photographer that he will be remembered.
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Salmonella Has Been Genetically Engineered to Consume Brain Tumors

Duke researchers genetically modified Salmonella typhimurium to fight one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer: Glioblastoma. Lab tests in rats with extreme cases of glioblastoma showed an astonishing 20 percent survival rate, with the tumors going into remission over a period of 100 days.
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The grandest Andrew Carnegie libraries around the world

The grandest Andrew Carnegie libraries around the world | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
More than 2,500 libraries were built around the world at the turn of the 20th Century thanks to generosity of Scottish philanthropist and industrialist Andrew Carnegie, with many to become grand architectural expressions of the power of learning.
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Neuroplasticity: You Can Teach An Old Brain New Tricks

Neuroplasticity: You Can Teach An Old Brain New Tricks | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Brain imaging studies show that every time we learn a new task, we're changing our brain by expanding our neural network.
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How George Washington made America great again

How George Washington made America great again | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The first presidency began with a mandate to make America great. What's changed?
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Coolest Concert Ever? Hear Ice Instruments Play Beautiful Music

Coolest Concert Ever? Hear Ice Instruments Play Beautiful Music | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Peek into the magical world of Ice Music in this short film from P2 Photography. Introduced by American ice sculptor Tim Linhart, musicians play hand-carved ice instruments inside a glowing igloo concert hall. The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.
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13 Words The Irish Gave The English Language

Discover which words the English language owes to the Irish, from vulgar slang terms to the names of everyday objects that govern our lives.
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An Animated Introduction to Theodor Adorno & His Critique of Modern Capitalism

An Animated Introduction to Theodor Adorno & His Critique of Modern Capitalism | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The German philosopher and sociologist Theodor Adorno had much to say about what was wrong with society, and even now, nearly fifty years after his death, his adherents would argue that his diagnoses have lost none of their relevance. But what, exactly, did he think ailed us?
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25 Strangest Sights on Google Earth

25 Strangest Sights on Google Earth | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
In lieu of a whirlwind trip round the world, check out some highlights courtesy of Google Earth.
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The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001)

The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001) | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Photo of Karlheinz Stockhausen by Kathinka Pasveer via Wikimedia Commons
You may hear the phrase “electronic music” and think of superstar dubstep DJs in funny helmets at beachside celebrity parties.
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British DNA Isn’t Quite As British As You’d Expect

British DNA Isn’t Quite As British As You’d Expect | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The average Brit is just under 37 percent British, according to a recent genetic study
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Inside the Packed Showrooms of a Prolific Map Collector

Inside the Packed Showrooms of a Prolific Map Collector | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
With 24,000 maps and 760 globes, Murray Hudson's cartographic stash is full of treasures.
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Advances in Longevity Are Forcing Nations to Redefine "Elderly"

According to a 2015 census, 26.7 percent of Japanese people are 65 years or older – a figure that is expected to rise to 33 percent by 2035 and 40 percent by 2060. Normally, people retire by 65 years old, but now, a group of doctors is suggesting that this threshold be moved to 75 years old as our lifespans are extended.
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(Official Movie) THRIVE: What On Earth Will It Take?

Stay informed, subscribe to our mailing list: http://bit.ly/ThriveUpdates Buy the DVD w/ 50+ minutes of bonus features: http://www.thrivemovement.com/stor
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Four problems with the Higher Education Bill

Four problems with the Higher Education Bill | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Academics have little confidence in the current higher education reforms.
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