What Are Infographics and Why Are They Important? | Articles | instantShift
“Infographics are visual presentations of information that use the elements of design to display content. Infographics express complex messages to viewers in a way that enhances their comprehension. Images are often an extension of the content of a written article, but infographics convey a self-contained message or principle.”
ASCII Art Generator – Make your picture into text
“This little program converts your picture to ASCII text art – a jumble of letters, numbers and symbols that do not appear to have any significance until you step back and look at the whole picture. It has no practical purpose, other than the neat factor.”
Curriculum 21 – Clearinghouse
Mapping the global classroom of the future
Little Bird Tales « ¡Vámonos!
“Little Bird Tales is a storytelling site which allows you to write, illustrate and narrate stories and then save them to a public gallery or embed them on your own site. “
Inventing Attention < PopMatters
” Is attention a currency, a good, or both simultaneously? Is our attention manufactured, produced, by the goods that demand it? In other words, does entertainment produce attention as a fungible quantity in our understanding as well as then absorb that quantity? “
Apple Alarm Clock Glitch Reappears for British Summer Time | Gadgets And Gizmos
“It seems the age old problems suffered by Apple device owners has reared its ugly head again with many people across the UK facing problems much like the ones reported in the USA when they switched to summer daylight time.”
Funny Mean Names
“Use the Funny Mean Name Generator® to produce your very own Funny Mean Name.
Then verbally direct that Funny Mean Name toward someone you hate. ”
Use in an anti-bullying workshop?
A Blast From The Past
“Oddities, striking characters and incidents, strange days… this is history with all the interesting bits left in, by the author of Batavia’s Graveyard, Tulipomania and The First Family.”
Flip-Clock Countdown (PSD) | Premium Pixels
“Countdowns can be a great way to build up anticipation when launching a new product /service or give users a clear indication of how long they have left to perform a certain task. Perhaps a countdown on a scheduled maintenance page will ease frustration. Either way, today’s freebie will help you implement a countdown with style.”
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