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WATCH: Here's how eyes evolved 500 million years ago

WATCH: Here's how eyes evolved 500 million years ago | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Eyes are so incredibly complex, Charles Darwin himself said the idea of them having evolved seemed "absurd in the highest possible degree" . But they did, and this TED-ed video shows how . Scientists have traced the origin of the not-so-humble...
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The camera that captured readers' lives

The camera that captured readers' lives | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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The Genius Hour Design Cycle: A Process For Planning -

The Genius Hour Design Cycle: A Process For Planning - | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
The Genius Hour Design Cycle: A Process For Planning by Nigel Coutts, thelearnersway.net Ed note: Part 1 of this 2-part series can be seen here; note that some of the language has been slightly revised...
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Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice

Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
By studying the movement and bodies of insects such as ants, Sarah Bergbreiter and her team build incredibly robust, super teeny, mechanical versions of creepy crawlies … and then they add rockets. See their jaw-dropping developments in micro-robotics, and hear about three ways we might use these little helpers in the future.
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English for Tourism - Hotel Reception and Front Desk Online Course

English for Tourism - Hotel Reception and Front Desk Online Course | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
ALISON Free Online Courses: English for Tourism - Hotel Reception and Front Desk
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Gigapixels of Andromeda [4K] - YouTube

First & Last photo by Cory Poole: https://www.facebook.com/CoryPoolePhotography Super-high resolution image of Andromeda from Hubble (NASA/ESA): http://www.s...
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Here’s everything that could wipe out humanity ranked in one handy infographic

Here’s everything that could wipe out humanity ranked in one handy infographic | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Need some help with your doomsday prepping? You’re in luck. This handy BBC Future infographic looks at all of the things that could potentially destroy mankind, and ranks their likelihood of happening in the next decade, century and millennium. You...
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His Students Were Struggling, So He Changed 1 Big Thing. Then Everything Changed.

His Students Were Struggling, So He Changed 1 Big Thing. Then Everything Changed. | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
A school tried a radical experiment, and the result reverses everything we always knew.
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Further Proof That Dolphins Have Human-Like Intelligence and Their Own ‘Language’

Further Proof That Dolphins Have Human-Like Intelligence and Their Own ‘Language’ | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Dolphins are one of the most amazing and intelligent animal species on the planet. Their playful nature, friendly behavior and…
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Why Is The New Paddington Bear So Skinny?

Why Is The New Paddington Bear So Skinny? | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, I saw the trailer for the new movie Paddington. One thought struck me straight away: why is that bear so skinny? For me, Paddington has always been a distinctly chubby bear. But this new, CGI Paddington didn't look chubby at all. Maybe the tiniest of tummies – but barely visible, especially with [...]
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Meet 'Teacher,' The Futuristic Machine That's Going To Show You How To Draw

Meet 'Teacher,' The Futuristic Machine That's Going To Show You How To Draw | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Before we the design world knows it, skyscrapers will rotate, dresses will be 4-D printed, and bridges will be non-orientable. Oh, and tiny machines will teach us all how to draw. Welcome to the future!

The aforementioned machine comes courtesy of...
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Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.
A pensive, melancholy figure is at the center of each mixed media piece. Rendered in impressively realistic detail on the thin screens of mesh, the translucent subjects appear ethereal and ghostly. Their eyes lowe
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Avoid Looking At These Paintings If You Don't Want Your Mind To Be Blown

Avoid Looking At These Paintings If You Don't Want Your Mind To Be Blown | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
My brain hurts after seeing these.
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How to let altruism be your guide

How to let altruism be your guide | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
What is altruism? Put simply, it's the wish that other people may be happy. And, says Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a Buddhist monk, altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Symbaloo - A Great Platform for Visually Organizing Your Favorite Sites

Free Technology for Teachers: Symbaloo - A Great Platform for Visually Organizing Your Favorite Sites | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
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The True Meaning Of Life – Explained By 3rd Graders

The True Meaning Of Life – Explained By 3rd Graders | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
What is the meaning of life? It is one of the most profound and sought after questions in the history of mankind. Many of us claim to have found it, while others continue to search for it in the teachings of historical figures, religious doctrines and admired leaders – among other places. Of all the […]
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25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Cooking Super Easy

25 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Cooking Super Easy | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
This might be the best list of cooking tips you'll ever find.
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The 10 Most Important Inventions of Nikola Tesla - Waking Times « Waking Times

The 10 Most Important Inventions of Nikola Tesla - Waking Times « Waking Times | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
The 10 Most Important Inventions of Nikola Tesla
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The Strange World Of Manuel Archain, An Artist Who Photographs His Dreams

The Strange World Of Manuel Archain, An Artist Who Photographs His Dreams | IELTS, ESP and CALL | Scoop.it
Thirty-one-year-old Manuel Archain is an emerging star in contemporary photography in Argentina, as Barbara Paltenghi Malacrida, curator of an exhibition of his work in Lugano, Italy, explains.

“Manuel Archain’s work,” says Mala...
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