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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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In-Camera Light Paintings by Hannu Huhtamo Sprout in the Darkness Like Alien Blooms

In-Camera Light Paintings by Hannu Huhtamo Sprout in the Darkness Like Alien Blooms | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Utilizing a variety of light tools, Finland-based artist Hannu Huhtamo works in the dark to create these delightfully unusual light paintings. Appearing like alien flowers blooming in forests and abandoned buildings, each piece is created in-camera without the aid of Photoshop. Great Big Story recen
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B. B. King - Happy Birthday Blues

Track from the 1979 album Take It Home and also the B.Side of the single of the same name.
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Parkour is now officially a sport – here's to jumping for joy

Parkour is now officially a sport – here's to jumping for joy | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Don't be alarmed: it's no more dangerous than other sports, and in fact, it's actually good for your health.
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Amit 6000 éve is ugyanúgy mondtak „spanyolul”

Amit 6000 éve is ugyanúgy mondtak „spanyolul” | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
5-6000 év alatt a nyelvek önmagukhoz képest is felismerhetetlenné változnak, de még így is maradhatnak olyan elemeik, amelyek ellenállnak az idő vasfogának. Legalábbis látszólag.
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The Coolest Neighbourhoods in Birmingham, UK

From quaint village pubs and popular creative spaces to exciting music venues and walking trails, explore what the coolest neighbourhoods in Birmingham have to offer.
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Life Before False Flag Terrorism: Afghanistan As It Once Was Through the Eyes of Dr. William Podlich (Images)

Life Before False Flag Terrorism: Afghanistan As It Once Was Through the Eyes of Dr. William Podlich (Images) | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
In 1967, Dr. William Podlich, an amateur photographer and college professor, took a leave of absence from his job at Arizona State to work with UNESCO in Kabul, bringing his wife and daughters along with him. It was here that Podlich documented Afghanistan, at a time before the U.S. invasion, Russian war, and Marxist revolution had […]
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Public Awareness is Making McDonald’s and Monsanto Lose Money Fast

Public Awareness is Making McDonald’s and Monsanto Lose Money Fast | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Two corporations, McDonald’s and Monsanto, both founded in the United States, have been at the centre of controversy regarding what they produce
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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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Rare Ruby Seadragon Caught on Video for First Time

Rare Ruby Seadragon Caught on Video for First Time | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The scarlet fish was declared a new species in 2015—but before this footage, it had never been seen alive.
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2CELLOS - Game of Thrones [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

Brand new album 'Score' with the London Symphony Orchestra Out 17 March 2017 - Pre-order the album online and get the Game of Thrones Medley to downloa
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Why your ability to speak English could be judged on how you look

Why your ability to speak English could be judged on how you look | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
The belief in the linguistic superiority of the 'native speaker' is often based on assumptions of ethnicity.
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Universal Basic Income: What If the Problem Isn't Automation but Work Itself?

47 percent of jobs in the United States are expected to be replaced by smart machines and other forms of automated systems in the next decade or so. The Green Institute sees the potential for universal basic income (UBI) and for a shorter work week as key policy positions for moving ahead into the future.
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Hard Brexit Would Be The 'Biggest Disaster In Years' For Universities, Say Academics

Hard Brexit Would Be The 'Biggest Disaster In Years' For Universities, Say Academics | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
EU applications to Cambridge University have already dropped 14%.
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How to Use Pixiclip to Create Instructional Videos

How to Use Pixiclip to Create Instructional Videos | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Pixiclip is a free tool for creating simple instructional videos. I featured it in the Practical Ed Tech newsletter a couple of week
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The 15 Famous Logos With A Hidden Meaning That We Never Even Noticed

The 15 Famous Logos With A Hidden Meaning That We Never Even Noticed | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
Gawker’s article
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Thinking About Fascism

Thinking About Fascism | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
by Cynthia Kaufman at commondreams   The 2016 presidential election made me think about 1933 and Hitler’s rise to power. I’ve known that he came to power through constitutional means and then used that power from the inside to destroy a constitutional system of government.  This seemed like a good time to better understand the way that …
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The History Files - Greek Empire Satraps

The History Files - Greek Empire Satraps | IELTS, ESP, EAP and CALL | Scoop.it
A fully detailed list of all of the satraps under the Greek empire.
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