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27 octobre 2010 3 27 /10 /octobre /2010 22:49

Little more than 3 days left before All Hallows Eve,

or Halloween...


Click on the illustration  below


to view the full-size infographic timeline

telling the history of Halloween !

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26 octobre 2010 2 26 /10 /octobre /2010 19:50

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"Hi life"

I like the animation film that features the song as much as "Hi Life" itself. It's been inserted here thinking of all the students who have both studied and struggled to defend their opinions, especially before the holidays... you surely deserve a little rest and poetry ;o)

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24 octobre 2010 7 24 /10 /octobre /2010 17:26

Pumpkin  carvings can be  genuine masterpieces


Carving pumpkins is specific to Halloween traditions :

some people even turn this craft into art !


A Magnificent Dragon


Who's the superhero popping out

of the pumpkin ?!


Will you follow the

pumpkin's advice ?

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Can you recognize this cat ?


All these pumpkin carvings & photos were created by

 Wayne Hamilton and are under a CC BY-NC-ND license

You'll find a great deal more on Wayne Hamilton's Picasa gallery

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23 octobre 2010 6 23 /10 /octobre /2010 16:53


Is the UK government's strategy relevant ?

Time will tell...

"The British government has announced sweeping new austerity measures that critics say could add up to half a million lost jobs and a weakened military."

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22 octobre 2010 5 22 /10 /octobre /2010 07:36

Halloween infographics

The first infographic below tells us the different names of Hallowe'en... but it also explains how come today we carve pumpkins... and not turnips  ! Click on it, and you'll also discover other interesting facts about All Hallows Eve  :o)

Nowadays Halloween is widely celebrated in the U.S.A. : can you imagine how the Americans are going to spend their money this Halloween ? Click on the infographic to get the full-size picture.


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21 octobre 2010 4 21 /10 /octobre /2010 13:24




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20 octobre 2010 3 20 /10 /octobre /2010 12:46

TECH - AUDIO training

Watch the video closely

then find the mistakes you must avoid during an interview :

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19 octobre 2010 2 19 /10 /octobre /2010 14:41

You've already got 2 articles on colours (October  11  and  12 )

with vocabulary and idioms mindmaps.


I've just found a poster visualising the colours of the main internet brands :

click on the illustration to get it full-size.


Quite an unusual way of analysing names... don't you think ?!

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17 octobre 2010 7 17 /10 /octobre /2010 23:05

This amazingly beautiful video clip

not only shows stunning pictures, but it also

conveys the only message worth getting about firearms :

fight guns !


Thanks so much to Mr R. RIOLON, the colleague who reminded me of this clip :o)

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16 octobre 2010 6 16 /10 /octobre /2010 23:06



Below, a presentation explores how different kinds of technology users are related to public radio material. Some of the opportunities for media organizations now lie with new audiences using new technologies.

This slideshow was presented at the annual conference of Public Radio  Program  Directors and portions ; it was also shown on a webinar by Lee Rainie for 175 public media practioners for the National Center for Media Engagement (September 9, 2009). 

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