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"Plague Pit" unearthed in Liverpool

"Plague Pit" unearthed in Liverpool | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Archaeologists surveying the ground at Liverpool Street station in preparation for Crossrail tunnelling have unearthed hundreds of skeletons on the site of a historic mental health hospital.
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Milton's Political Context

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Darkness Visible is a study resource for the epic poem of John Milton, Paradise Lost.
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Catherine the Great ("Poker Face" by Lady Gaga)

A tribute to one of Russiaʻs most influential and colorful leaders. Born Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg (1729). Received the name Cathe...
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Constant & True | Wake Forest Magazine | Wake Forest University

Constant & True | Wake Forest Magazine | Wake Forest University | World History 101 | Scoop.it
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Emily McQueen: Truly (constant) Loved (missed)

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Coach My Video – The iPad App Coaches and Phys Ed Teachers Need

Coach My Video – The iPad App Coaches and Phys Ed Teachers Need | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Coach My Video is an iPad app that allows coaches to video their players in action to provide feedback on their movements and techniques. With Coach My Video installed you can record a video of you...
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iPads in Schools - How to use Simple Mind App.mov

"Paul Hamilton presents iPad tutorials for teachers and parents in school. Relevant for educators who are using ipads in education.
This tutorial looks are using App Simple Mind as a mind mapping, concept mapping tool. Appropriate for all year levels from Prep-High School."


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John Evans's curator insight, February 22, 2013 2:43 PM

Just learned about this free mnd mapping app at the Byte 2013 Conference in Neepawa, MB!

 

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Articles: The Social History of the MP3

Articles: The Social History of the MP3 | World History 101 | Scoop.it
New technology was the music story of the decade; we put the mp3's first full decade in perspective. [Eric Harvey]
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Using Your iPad While On The Can Just Got A Whole Lot Classier | PadGadget

Using Your iPad While On The Can Just Got A Whole Lot Classier | PadGadget | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Here at PadGadget, we’re always looking for new stands and mounts for our iPad. We’ve tracked down mounts for your car, your wall, and even your refrigerator door.

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Rafael Lombarde's curator insight, February 9, 2013 4:16 AM

C'est exactement ce dont vous avez besoin lorsque vous prenez une décharge...lol

Adilia Josefina's comment, February 10, 2013 6:58 AM
Quien utilice este aparatico esta de siquiatra ¡
Jesús Hernández's comment, February 10, 2013 6:57 PM
jajaja!!! Un abrazo amigos!!
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Booming Bhutan

Booming Bhutan | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Long impoverished and isolated, tiny Bhutan is finally booming. This onetime absolute monarchy has also made important democratic reforms and major improvements in quality of life.

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Footballers are smarter than PhD students, claims survey

Footballers are smarter than PhD students, claims survey | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Professional athletes use 'hyper-focus' to develop superior cognitive skills

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C'mon, QI. This is a silly article. Not only is it mostly about visual tracking but they also take the top footballers around the world for the study. Something tells me they didn't take the top PhD grads and only a random sample
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The Face - JESUS in Art - Part 8 of 8

Excerpt from a film entitled "The Face : Jesus in Art" and copyrighted in 2001 by Educational Broadcasting Corporation. The film "traces the dramatically dif...
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BBC News - Why Shakespeare's Henry VIII remains a rarity

BBC News - Why Shakespeare's Henry VIII remains a rarity | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Why is one of Shakespeare's last plays - Henry VIII - so rarely performed?
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Global Wealth Inequality (Good Map)

This is a revised version of the original "Global Wealth Inequality" video, with a more accurate map. Thank you Internet for helping point out the deficienci...
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Marie Antoinette ("Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga)

Part of our French history/Lady Gaga collection. The much-maligned queen gets a sympathetic treatment with harpsichord accompaniment.
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Population Control, Marauder Style

Population Control, Marauder Style | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Examining the death tolls from history’s wars and revolts, and their accompanying scourges.
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Video: The Struggle for Jihad

Video: The Struggle for Jihad | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Two opposing groups battle to define the word jihad on public buses and subways.
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Defining Jihad from a Muslim Perspective --

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Use GoClass to Create and Deliver Lessons Through iPads

Use GoClass to Create and Deliver Lessons Through iPads | World History 101 | Scoop.it
GoClass is a free iPad application for creating short lessons and delivering them to your students. The lessons can include annotated images, free hand sketches, text, and video. GoClass gives teac...
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S Korea inaugurates first female president

S Korea inaugurates first female president | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Park Geun-Hye takes office amid high tensions on the Korean peninsula in the wake of North Korea's third nuclear test.
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How secure is the papal election?

How secure is the papal election? | World History 101 | Scoop.it
As the College of Cardinals prepares to elect a new pope, security expert Bruce Schneier asks: How does it work, and just how hard would it be to hack the vote?
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Stop That Skirt-Chaser! The Movement to Outlaw Flirting in the 1920s

Stop That Skirt-Chaser! The Movement to Outlaw Flirting in the 1920s | World History 101 | Scoop.it
"Too many motorists are taking advantage of the precedent established during the war by offering to take young lady pedestrians in their cars."
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Bones Under Parking Lot Belonged to Richard III

Bones Under Parking Lot Belonged to Richard III | World History 101 | Scoop.it
In one of Britain’s most dramatic modern archaeological finds, tests identified the remains of the reviled English monarch, a discovery that could lead to a reassessment of his reign.
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The Civil War: Naval Technology | C-SPAN

The Civil War: Naval Technology | C-SPAN | World History 101 | Scoop.it
Historians consider several developments in naval technology over the course of the war. They discuss ironclad gunboats, Confederate efforts to break the Union Blockade, and spar torpedo boats.

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