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Random Fun Things I Learned about Today

Yes, I had more important things to do. I roamed the Internet instead. It also gave me an excuse to experiment with, I had never seen this place before. Feel free to add your fun time wasters for today and vote for those that are here.

You know you need to know this! How did Victorian women in those "fluffy" dresses managed to use "the necessity" without embarrassing themselves? This video is 100% G-rated, so you can show this to your grandmother.

Medium Sized B52 Giant Venus Flytrap - Fly Trap - (Dionaea Muscipula) Carnivorous Plant 3 inch pot

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Japanese Kabuki Actors Captured in 18th-Century Woodblock Prints by the Mysterious & Masterful Artist Sharaku

"Kabuki," as a cultural reference, has traveled astonishingly far beyond the early seventeenth-century Japan in which the form of kabuki theatre originated. Even 21st-century Westerners are quick to use the word when describing anything elaborately performative or melodramatic: in the negative sense, it criticizes an excessive artificiality; in the positive one, it praises complex, nuance-laden mastery. Many scholars of kabuki will disagree about when, exactly, kabuki had its heyday, but none would doubt the immortality, for a kabuki actor of the late eighteenth century, granted by a Sharaku portrait.

Real Uses of Virtual Reality in Education: How Schools are Using VR

I'm attending UB Tech 2017 as I write this. Over the last few days, I've been enjoying lot of great breakout sessions, some good keynotes, learning about new and evolving offerings from vendors, and of course, meeting new colleagues and networking.

W. Goodrich Jones State Forest 

The W.G. Jones State Forest is a working forest owned and administered by the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Rediscovering "Lost Knowledge" | Make:

A look back at our 2009 column dedicated to lost and forgotten technologies of the past.

DIY Decoy Gift Wrapping | Make:

Give the gift of misdirected expectations with this brilliant decoy gift wrapping tutorial.

Sci-Fi Radio: Hear Radio Dramas of Sci-Fi Stories by Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Ursula K. LeGuin & More (1989)

Tune into Sci-Fi Radio, a series of 26 half-hour shows which aired on NPR Playhouse, starting in 1989.

Leonardo da Vinci Bridge

Stick-Boy teaches his Dad to build a . To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email

Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet

The Blake Snyder Beat Sheet is the best plot structure template I’ve come across. It breaks down the three-act structure into bite-size, manageable sections, each with a specific goal for your over…

Plot Generator

Hilarious plot generator. Answer a few quick questions and this website will automatically write a story or blurb for you using your keywords. Select from a variety of genres including romance, mystery or teen vampire. Plots suitable form books or films

Adding Arrows To Your Note-Taking Toolkit

I hope you enjoy this sample lesson from the new resource kit I'm building! Sketchnoting In the Classroom: Show notes for this episode: ...

Why Cartoon Characters Wear Gloves: A Curious Trip Through the History of Animation

It’s rare for Disney to overlook a marketing opportunity. For years, Mouse Ears were the film studio’s theme park souvenir of choice, but recently the gift shops have started stocking white four-fingered gloves too.

Interdisciplinary systems promote sustainability in higher ed

Going cross-curricular helps students develop solutions to real-world problems.

8 Ways to Make Your Weekend Feel Longer

Monday always comes way too soon. But there are ways to stretch those weekend days just a little longer.

Atheists are less tolerant than religious people, study claims

Religious people are more tolerant of different viewpoints than atheists, according to researchers at a Catholic university. A study of 788 people in the UK, France and Spain concluded that atheists and agnostics think of themselves as more open-minded than those with faith, but are are actually less tolerant to differing opinions and ideas.

Study finds the nonreligious can be more close-minded than the religious

New research indicates that religious believers can be better at perceiving and integrating different perspectives than atheists in Western Europe. 'The ma ...

Christopher Lee Reads Four Classic Horror Stories by Edgar Allan Poe (1979)

Christopher Lee, whose nearly 70-year acting career spanned most of the 20th century and nearly all of the 21st century so far, saw numerous technological, cinematic, and cultural trends come and go but remained an institution all the while.

Top 10 Ideas that Prove Nikola Tesla was the Greatest Mad Scientist in History

Mad Scientists in History →Subscribe for new videos every day! →10 Reasons Bruce Lee was a Superhuman: E...

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