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50 Great Teachers: Socrates, The Ancient World's Teaching Superstar

Today, NPR Ed kicks off a yearlong series: 50 Great Teachers.<p>We're starting this celebration of teaching with Socrates, the superstar teacher of the …

Neuroscience For Kids - lobes of the brain

Lobes of the Brain<p>The average human brain weighs about 1,400 grams (3 lb). The brain looks a little like a large pinkish-gray walnut. The brain can …

The folds of the brain

<i>Thanks to Kiban for this post idea!</i><p>If you’ve ever seen a picture of the brain, you know the brain is wrinkly. But what’s the purpose of the wrinkles? …

'Young Mona'? Doubts Grow as Experts Hostile, Evasive or Say 'Misrepresented'

A version of the Mona Lisa, that had languished unseen in a Swiss bank vault for nearly half-a-century, was unveiled with all the razzamatazz of a new Ferrari in Geneva on September 27. Journalists from around the world were summoned to a two-hour press conference at the swanky Hôtel Beaurivage, …

Charlton Ogburn Article | The Shakespeare Mystery | FRONTLINE | PBS

Harvard Magazine Article | The Shakespeare Mystery | FRONTLINE | PBS

The Case for Oxford

Were the works of Shakespeare really written by the Earl of Oxford?<p>Hamlet is derived from a story in Francois de Belleforest's Histoires Tragiques (1576), not yet translated into English when Shakespeare adapted it. Shakespeare introduced new characters and greatly enlarged the roles assigned to …

Literature

The Case for Shakespeare

In defense of Shakespeare as the author of the Shakespeare works<p>The new reading room of the Folger Shakespeare Library is dominated by a huge painting of the sort that Oscar Wilde's Lady Bracknell might have characterized as being of "more than usually revolting sentimentality." Many scholars who …

Literature

J.D. Reed Article | The Shakespeare Mystery | FRONTLINE | PBS

Al Austin Article | The Shakespeare Mystery | FRONTLINE | PBS

10 Eyewitnesses Who Saw Nothing: Shakespeare’s Life

by Ramon L. Jiménez<p><i>Article first published as</i> Shakespeare in Stratford and London: Ten Eyewitnesses Who Saw Nothing <i>in the Shakespeare Oxford Society</i> …

Is Oxford Shakespeare? Eight Reasons to Think So

In the Renaissance period in England a powerful stigma was attached to the publication of poetry and, especially, drama by courtiers–this was an …

How to draw Spiderman - My Ho To Draw

Learn How to draw Spiderman Quickly & Easily!<p>In this particular tutorial, we’re only dealing with the head, which means you don’t have to worry about …

Learn to draw a super hero step by step

<b>To print only the picture (no ads) - right click on picture and choose "print picture" or left click on the picture of the printer on the image</b> …

Surgeons removed half her brain to save her life

Katie Verdecchia was born healthy -- a beautiful baby girl.<p>But when she was just a month old, she started having seizures. Soon the Vancouver, Wash., girl was seizing every day, up to 50 times a day. The diagnosis: Aicardi Syndrome, a rare disorder in which the right and left sides of the brain …

Doctors Take Piece of Boy's Brain to Stop 100 Seizures a Day

Tom Parrent was home alone with his son 3-year-old Sam -- better known as "Spike" -- when after lunch the boy told his father he was "really, really …

Smithsonian

The Studio Arts Department of the Smithsonian Associates has offered hands-on art classes for over 40 years. Designed for individuals age 16 and up, …

Kinetic Bridge in London Opens and Closes Like a Traditional Hand Fan

British firm Knight Architects and structural engineers AKT II recently completed the <i>Merchant Square Footbridge</i>, a bridge in Paddington, London that opens and closes like a traditional, Japanese hand fan. Consisting of five steel steel beams that rise and fall using hydraulic jacks, the structure …

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Julius Caesar for Kids

Julius Caesar was such a famous and important leader in ancient Rome that they named a month after him - July, for Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar was …

Ides of March Marked Murder of Julius Caesar

Jennifer Vernon<br>for National Geographic News<p>March 12, 2004<p>Julius Caesar's bloody assassination on March 15, 44 B.C., forever marked March 15, or the Ides of March, as a day of infamy. It has fascinated scholars and writers ever since.<p>For ancient Romans living before that event, however, an ides was …

Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

Bored With Programming Books? Try 3 Fun Ways To Level Up Your Coding Skills

Advertisement<p>If you’ve ever tried to learn to code from a book, you know how boring it can be. Why not try some engaging options to make learning …