PhotoBlog – Irish national caught with cocaine in Brazil
Handout medical image released by the Brazilian Federal Police showing bags with cocaine inside the gastrointestinal tract of a 20-year-old Irish national arrested by police at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on September 12. The man, identified only as P.B.B., was stopped whilst trying to board a flight outbound for Brussels with 72 bags containing almost a kilogram of the drug inside his intestines.
Plane carrying 230 lands without wheels in Poland
A Boeing 767 from New York with 230 people on board made an emergency landing at Warsaw’s airport.
The new look of Google’s Gmail is now available
Google’s redesign of Gmail is now available for users who want a more streamlined look and more customization options. You are able keep the old look for now if you want.
Visualizing How A Population Grows To 7 Billion : NPR
The U.N. estimates that the world’s population will pass the 7 billion mark on Monday.
Much of that growth has happened in Asia — in India and China. Those two countries have been among the world’s most populous for centuries. But a demographic shift is taking place as the countries have modernized and lowered their fertility rates. Now, the biggest growth is taking place in sub-Saharan Africa.
math is the path to anything you want to be.
The letter collector
Convert and download YouTube videos to MP3 – YoutubeMP3.tv
YouTubeMP3 is advanced youtube to mp3 converter which allows you to convert and download YouTube videos free of charge. For example you can use YouTubeMP3 to convert your favorite YouTube videos to mp3 files!
Computer Scientist Determines Weight Of E-Books – Technology News – redOrbit
A computer scientist at the University of California, Berkeley has found that e-readers can pack on more weight as more books are downloaded.
Professor John Kubiatowicz told the New York Times that storing new data involves holding electrons in a fixed place in the device’s memory.
Computer Scientist Determines Weight Of E-Books – Technology News – redOrbit | The History and Future of Reading | Scoop.it
The History and Future of Reading
“Reading, as we have known it since the invention of the book, changed radically with the invention of the printing press and is changing …”
My Safe Surf – Home
Today, kids have grown up digital. They have had access to a world of new possibilities; some good, some not so good. We believe it is the responsibility of parents, teachers and other adult mentors to join kids on the digital playground and to teach them to be happy and healthy cyber-citizens. With the advent of cyber-bullying and all of its far reaching consequences, we can no longer afford to wait idly by while emotional damage is done.
Apps in Education: App Building Tools for Teachers and Students
One of the hardest thing with using the iPad in the classroom is finding the time to go through all of the apps in the iTunes Store listed under the education banner. We have started to list some of the apps we’ve found under each of the Key Learning Areas.
What’s the most epic photo ever taken?
Incredible collection of pictures defining the term “epic”
How to Take Great Photos with your Phone
Some interesting tips in the article. While I’ve been happy with what my phone does, I’m going to poke around in the settings to see what’s all there.
Automatics TED talk generator – based upon statistical analysis of past TED talks – good and bad.
tedPAD – create millions of amazing and really bad TED talks
Statistical analysis of the first 525 published TED talks has revealed the ideal words, phrases, and topics to use in a phenomenal or really bad TED talk. Now you can easily create one of your own.
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