Holly Wintrip

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This Game Tests Your Ability to Spot Fake News

Now more than ever it’s important to be able to tell when you’re reading #FakeNews. However, determining whether something is fake or real isn’t …

A Global Museum

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Ciphers And Secret Passwords - From Spara To 2016

Ciphers and Passwords have a lengthy history which long predates modern computing. Long before they were used by teenagers to protect their Snapchat …

Unsealing of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations

JERUSALEM<p>For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they found.<p>Researchers have continued their investigation into the site where the body of Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been buried, and their preliminary findings …

Archaeology

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

Jimmy Thoronka, who vanished after Commonwealth Games, says he can’t go home because Ebola has wiped out his family<p>Sierra Leone’s top sprinter, who vanished after the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer, has been arrested after he was found in an emaciated state, living rough on the streets …

Disease

Projection Mapping Brings an Ancient Greek Statue to Life

Purists will scoff, but we could be nearing a future where new technologies make art museums come to life. Not hyperbolically, in the sense that …

Museums

ISIL fighters bulldoze ancient Assyrian palace in Iraq

<b>Baghdad -</b> Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters have used a bulldozer to start destroying a 3,000-year-old Assyrian city near Mosul in Iraq, archaeologists and other sources have told Al Jazeera.<p>The demolition at Nimrud on Thursday comes less than a week after video was released …

12 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Matt Valentine, buddhaimonia.com<p>1. Live with compassion<p>Compassion is one of the most revered qualities in Buddhism and great compassion is a sign of …

In Ancient Egypt, what was the afterlife?

As part of our 'History Extra explains' series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p>The Ancient Egyptians …

Ancient History

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Judaism: Virtual Museum

Studying Judaism? Here's a nice website, ideal for on-level students, on Jewish history--the land, the people, the Exodus, beliefs, and artifacts. …

Ancient Egypt Web Quest

Check out the material on ancient Egypt from the British Museum. It includes material on every aspect of Egyptian life. It includes pages on …

The Egyptian Book of the Dead

Teaching Egypt? Watch this short clip about the Egyptian Book of the Dead from a BBC story about an exhibit at the British Museum in 2010. It's a …

Overview of Longitude and Laitude

Complete WHI Flipped Class Videos

Thanks to Kat Stankiewicz for finding this complete WHI series of flipped videos. Above is one on the River Valley Civilizations.<p>Posted by<p>Ken Halla at<p>…

The Most Typical Person in the World

My kids love this video as it hits both China and India which are the two units we are now working on and does it in a fun way.<p>Posted by<p>Ken Halla …