Top 3 Accredited Online Universities | Complete Your Degree Online
“Welcome to Online Universities, an online resource for students interested in going to college online. OnlineUniversities.com’s goal is to assist students in finding the best online university that fits your needs and demands as a student.”
David Christian: The history of our world in 18 minutes | Video on TED.com
“Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riveting 18 minutes. This is “Big History”: an enlightening, wide-angle look at complexity, life and humanity, set against our slim share of the cosmic timeline.”
Geography Education | Scoop.it
“Global news with a spatial perspective: resources for educators and the inherently inquisitive. “
iPads in the Classroom – Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Everything
“This site will be both a support site for my presentations about iPad use for teaching and learning and also include links to other iPad information pages.”
Looking for STEM apps? Here’s a top 50 list for iPad :: STEM Education at WRAL Tech Wire
“list of best applications for STEM education as noted by Online Universities, and with selections that work for students of all ages and abilities:”
Power Searching with Google
“Power Searching with Google
Google Search makes it amazingly easy to find information. Come learn about the powerful advanced tools we provide to help you find just the right information when the stakes are high.”
Robots and Robotics | Scoop.it
“Robots and Robotics
“All things related to robots and robotics” “
Amazing Science | Scoop.it
“Amazing science facts” “
Dianne Ashworth Bionic Eye: ‘Little Flash’ Brings Australian Woman Some Sight
“A bionic eye has given an Australian woman partial sight and researchers say it is an important step towards eventually helping visually impaired people get around independently.
Dianne Ashworth, who has severe vision loss due to the inherited condition retinitis pigmentosa, was fitted with a prototype bionic eye in May at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. It was switched on a month later.”
Black Holes: Millions Revealed By NASA’s WISE Space Telescope
“A jackpot of previously unknown black holes across the universe has been discovered by the infrared eyes of a prolific NASA sky-mapping telescope.
The cosmic find comes from data collected by NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey (WISE) telescope, which scanned the entire sky in infrared light from December 2009 to February 2011. The full catalog of observations by WISE during its mission was publicly released in March, and astronomers are still poring through this celestrial trove for discoveries.”
NASA Concept Plane Designed to Fly Sideways – Core77
“The “Supersonic bi-directional flying wing” has wings of alternating length at each compass point and therefore can solve both situations, by taking off in one orientation, then essentially flying sideways when it’s time to go supersonic. I’d like to see video of how this happens in motion, but from what I can see in the stills, it looks like the dual engines up top determine the direction of flight, and that the rest of the plane rotates around them. “
Waste-Powered ‘Poop Mobile’ Unveiled By Japanese Toilet Maker TOTO (VIDEO)
Wastepoered Toilet Mobile – An innovative hybrid project is turning heads across Japan, as the TOTO Bike Neo, known more causally as the poop-mobile, makes a high-profile pitch for environmental responsibility.
The three-wheeled bike is powered by biogas fuel made up of fertilized, purified livestock waste and gray-water, according to the International Business Times. Despite the eye-catching — and decorative — oversized-toilet seat, the bike does not actually run on excrement provided by the driver. “
The beauty of pollination – YouTube
“We are all dependent to each other. Taken from Louie Schwartzberg TED talk.”
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