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17 illustrated brainstorm tips

17 visual tips for a perfect brainstorm. Extra tips are welcome.

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Simon Condon's curator insight, November 24, 2013 6:07 PM

your group needs to be able to brainstorm to find new ways to apply, combine, modify the ideas given in this selection of resources.

 

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28 must have dishes from 28 Indian states

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Every state in India has different taste and cooking style. Here's a list of some authentic, must have, local dishes indigenous to the various Indian states.
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3 Myths That Block Progress For The Poor by Bill and Melinda Gates:

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The world's oldest living tree

At 4,841 years old, this ancient bristlecone pine is the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. Located in the White Mountains of California, in Inyo National Forest, Methuselah's exact locatio...
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How the Calorie Content of Food is Determined

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Ken J. asks: How is the calorie content in food determined? First, let’s make sure everybody here understands what a calorie is. A calorie is just a measurement of energy- the amount of energy needed to raise 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius at standard atmospheric pressure. This makes sense when talking about calories […
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Gen Y In The Workplace

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Best Value City Breaks

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What Can You Take Through Airport Security?

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A checklist!

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Why the only thing better than big data is bigger data

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For many businesses, big data is superfluous. Except, a recently-published paper on the mathematics of big data reveals, when it isn't. It turns out there is a kind of data that, like black holes or evil wizards of Middle Earth, only becomes more powerful the larger it grows. What's more, suggest researchers Enric Junqué de Fortuny, David Martens...
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Fifty Unbelievable Facts About Earth [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Back To School: Then And Now [INFOGRAPHIC] #backtoschool

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Interesting Facts About Oregon - AfterGlobe

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AfterGlobe share interesting facts about Oregon. (Interesting Facts About Oregon http://t.co/baXwVF3s9G)
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Stephen Hawking: 'There are no black holes'

Stephen Hawking: 'There are no black holes' | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Notion of an 'event horizon', from which nothing can escape, is incompatible with quantum theory, physicist claims.
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Shocking: True Historical Facts

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Your history textbook never told you about these!
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How to learn everything, without spending any time

How to learn everything, without spending any time | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
What if I told you there's an app which runs on all your devices, is free, has strong evidence-based support for its effectiveness, and allows you to acquire large amounts of knowledge and retain it indefinitely?
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Facebook's Paper vs. Flipboard: Comparing Mobile News Curation Apps

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"How each story is told is as important as the story itself," begins the promo video for Facebook's new much-hyped Paper app.
The app mixes curated news feeds with your Facebook timeline to create a platform that integrates news discovery and sharing into your timeline.

With its tiled layout and gesture-based user interface, it feels very similar to Flipboard's suite of apps. We put both apps side by side to see how the two stack up. Here's how they compare:

Design: Tiles And Gestures

Both use a tiled layout that displays news in a grid. But while Flipboard's design puts content first, Paper puts Facebook first, emphasizing interacting with your Facebook friends and timeline whenever possible.
Both apps rely heavily on gestures for navigation.

News: Curation vs. Aggregation

When it comes to finding and reading news, the two apps take very different approaches. Simply put, Flipboard is an aggregator while Paper is a curator.
Flipboard, with its customized RSS, topic-based feeds and themed magazines, places importance on personalization first, discovery second.
Paper puts discovery first, telling users what stories they should pay attention to, while emphasizing interacting with friends on Facebook.
Users can subscribe to the app's topic-based news sections, create customized "magazines" based around their interests, or use the app like an RSS feed to subscribe to specific sources.

Getting Social

Sharing and social media integration is at the heart of any news discovery app. Unsurprisingly, social media integration with Flipboard is much more subtle, while Paper puts Facebook front and center.
Facebook may be venturing into the news curation business with Paper, and it may be one of the first of many standalone apps from the social media giant, but the company is still very much emphasizing Facebook as the vehicle for news curation and discovery.

Wrapping It Up

Flipboard is great for collecting all the news you want to read from the sources you like. And if you rely on Flipboard as an aggregator, Paper won't be a replacement. Paper is more of a Facebook app than a "news" app, and it's best suited for those looking to share and discover content with friends.

Flipboard is available for web, iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry, Kindle Fire and Nook. Paper is currently iPhone only..."

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http://mashable.com/2014/02/04/facebooks-paper-vs-flipboard/

 


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Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, February 5, 4:51 AM

Otro debate interesante

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Facebook's Paper vs. Flipboard

Debbie Elicksen 's curator insight, February 7, 6:56 PM

Facebook seems to be testing the waters. Imagine if Paper is really popular, the company will add features.

 

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The World's Most Expensive Cup of Coffee

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According to a 2013 survey, over eighty three percent of Americans drink coffee in the morning and the average citizen drinks multiple cups per day. Between the dark brew, the flavored lattes, the frozen caffeinated treats, and the whirling gadgets, coffee is now a thirty billion dollar industry. Coffee is big business and companies like […
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The Words Moron, Imbecile, and Idiot Mean Different Things

The Words Moron, Imbecile, and Idiot Mean Different Things | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Today I Found Out the words moron, imbecile, and idiot mean different things.  In psychology, an idiot has the least intelligence on the IQ scale (this now is equivalent to someone who is mentally retarded or the more politically correct “mentally challenged”); an imbecile is not quite as dumb as an idiot and is now […
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Computer Science Teacher: Interesting Links 3 February 2014

Computer Science Teacher: Interesting Links 3 February 2014 | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Starting the second week of a new semester today. Last week was interesting. It was a major adjustment because with a new group of students I had to reset my expectations. I had to transition from a group of students who ...
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The Psychology of Gambling

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Climate change is slowly but steadily cooking the world’s oceans

Climate change is slowly but steadily cooking the world’s oceans | Interesting Reading | Scoop.it
Because the ocean's so big—it takes up more than 70% of the planet's surface—it absorbs a lot of energy without anyone being much the wiser. Here's a look at data for the upper 2,000 meters (1.14 miles) of the global ocean. Check out the three-month moving average for the last quarter of 2013, via the...
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Sitting, standing, or walking: What's the best way to work?

The evidence is clear – sitting too much is bad for our health. But solutions like ball chairs, kneeling chairs, and walking desks may only add to the complications by making it harder to work.
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Germ Warfare [INFOGRAPHIC] #germ #warfare

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Interesting Facts Archives - AfterGlobe

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World Interactive Map

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Training in Business's curator insight, January 28, 7:31 PM

World Interactive Map 

 

Karleen Vaughn's curator insight, January 29, 4:20 PM

Saving this for my Social Studies classes ;)

Agueda Fernández's curator insight, January 30, 9:09 AM

Fantástico mapa interactivo muy útil para trabajo en aula.

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Crazy Fast Food Facts

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The American craze exposed!
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