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A Tribute To Soviet-Era Space Dogs (Infographic)

A Tribute To Soviet-Era Space Dogs (Infographic) | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Meet 15 canine cosmonauts who involuntarily launched mankind into the space age during the 1950s.
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‘Facekini’-Wearing Chinese Look Askance at French ‘Burkini’ Ban

‘Facekini’-Wearing Chinese Look Askance at French ‘Burkini’ Ban | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Chinese women who cover their heads sometimes also wear bathing suits over their entire torsos and arms, similar to the burkini and to surfers’ wet suits.
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Universities should ban PowerPoint — It makes students stupid and professors boring

Universities should ban PowerPoint — It makes students stupid and professors boring | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
PowerPoint slides "are toxic to education."
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Empire Magazine's 50 Best TV Shows Ever (2016 Edition) - How many have you seen?

Empire Magazine's 50 Best TV Shows Ever (2016 Edition) - How many have you seen? | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The Wire. Breaking Bad. Sex And The City. Um, Airwolf. We asked and you voted – in your droves – for the greatest TV shows/series ever
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Why did the Roman Economy Decline? – ART + marketing – Medium

Why did the Roman Economy Decline? – ART + marketing – Medium | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
I want to reflect on one leading account for the economic decline of Europe following the collapse of the Western Roman Empire. I recently…
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5 Infographics to Teach You How to Easily Make Infographics in PowerPoint [Free Templates]

5 Infographics to Teach You How to Easily Make Infographics in PowerPoint [Free Templates] | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Learn how to easily create professional-looking infographics in PowerPoint with these 10 free templates.
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Introducing real-time collaboration on HSTRY

Introducing real-time collaboration on HSTRY | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it


This has to be one of the most exciting updates we’ve shared with our awesome educators in a while. We’re delighted to introduce real-time collaboration on HSTRY! YES!
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A Siberian Town Is Dealing With A Possible Smallpox Outbreak Thanks To Climate Change

A Siberian Town Is Dealing With A Possible Smallpox Outbreak Thanks To Climate Change | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Thanks to global warming, the permafrost in Siberia that kept deadly diseases away from humans, is now thawing and threatening lives.
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10 Quotes From a Sioux Indian Chief That Will Make You Question Everything About “Modern” Culture - Expanded Consciousness

10 Quotes From a Sioux Indian Chief That Will Make You Question Everything About “Modern” Culture - Expanded Consciousness | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Luther Standing Bear was an Oglala Lakota Sioux Chief who, among a few rare others such as Charles Eastman, Black Elk and Gertrude Bonnin occupied the rift between the way of life of the Indigenous people
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The History of Philosophy, from 600 B.C.E. to 1935, Visualized in Two Massive, 44-Foot High Diagrams

The History of Philosophy, from 600 B.C.E. to 1935, Visualized in Two Massive, 44-Foot High Diagrams | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it


The history of philosophy tends to get mightily abbreviated. The few philosophy professors I know don’t have much truck with generalist “history of ideas”-type projects, and the discipline itself encourages, nay, requires, intensive specialization.
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Monty Python’s Best Philosophy Sketches

Monty Python’s Best Philosophy Sketches | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it

From dead parrots to The Meaning of Life, Monty Python covered a lot of territory. Educated at Oxford and Cambridge, the Pythons made a habit of weaving arcane intellectual references into the silliest of sketches. A classic example is 'Mrs. Premise and Mrs.
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This Stuff Looks Like Something Out Of A Nightmare, But Most Of It Is In Your House Right Now.

This Stuff Looks Like Something Out Of A Nightmare, But Most Of It Is In Your House Right Now. | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
It's amazing to see what happens when you take seemingly normal things from the world around you and stick them under a high-powered microscope. ... | facebook
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No Joke: Terry Jones Explains the Last (and Next) Financial Crisis

No Joke: Terry Jones Explains the Last (and Next) Financial Crisis | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Monty Python’s Terry Jones argues that economics isn’t a science—it’s history!  Forgetting that history inevitably dooms us to the next financial crisis.
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Europe: The Substitution of a Population

Europe: The Substitution of a Population | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
In one generation, Europe will be unrecognizable. Eastern Europe now has "the largest population loss in modern history", while Germany overtook Japan by having the world's lowest birth rate. Europe, as it is aging, no longer renews its generations, and
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Story of United Kingdom - History in Nutshell - IAS

In the year 43 AD Britain was invaded by the Romans and made a part of the Roman Empire till the year 400 AD. The United Kingdom is presently ruled by Queen
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Infographic: Currency and the Collapse of the Roman Empire

Infographic: Currency and the Collapse of the Roman Empire | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
How currency debasement, soaring costs, and overtaxing helped lead to the collapse of Ancient Rome's economy and empire.
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Import and Convert PowerPoint to Google Slides

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Import and Convert PowerPoint to Google Slides | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Google Apps workshops
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UNESCO Office in Bangkok: ICT in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Underserved Areas

UNESCO Office in Bangkok: ICT in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Underserved Areas | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
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The Guggenheim Puts Online 1600 Great Works of Modern Art from 575 Artists

The Guggenheim Puts Online 1600 Great Works of Modern Art from 575 Artists | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it


If you were to ask me in my callow years as a young art student to name my favorite painter, I would have answered without a moment’s hesitation: Wassily Kandinsky. His theoretical bent, his mysticism, his seemingly near total creative independence….
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Save Time and Improve your Marks with CiteThisForMe, The No. 1 Citation Tool

Save Time and Improve your Marks with CiteThisForMe, The No. 1 Citation Tool | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Create your citations, reference lists and bibliographies automatically using the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles. It's fast and free!
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The magic of Fibonacci numbers

The magic of Fibonacci numbers | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!)
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Your Brain Isn't a Computer — It's a Quantum Field

Your Brain Isn't a Computer — It's a Quantum Field | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
By examining our minds at a quantum level, we change them, and by changing them, we change the reality that shapes them.
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The Epistemology of Dr. Seuss & More Philosophy Lessons from Great Children’s Stories

The Epistemology of Dr. Seuss & More Philosophy Lessons from Great Children’s Stories | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it


Now for a story which 'raises questions about the theory and nature of knowledge.' An elephant 'hears a faint noise coming from a small speck of dust; it seems to him like a tiny person is calling out for help.' He 'finds it peculiar that a dust speck could speak so he reasons that there must be a very small creature on it.
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