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MUSIC's also a way...

   ... to the 'Anglosphere' :o)
25 février 2013 1 25 /02 /février /2013 14:16

The title of the infographic below is quite provocative...

Not only does it outline parents' concern with their children's activities online, but it also gathers various data on the latter.

It displays find information on Cyberbullying and a list of the U.S. states with cyber bullying laws, what the youngsters think of Fbook parental controls... and more !

 

Why Parents Hate Social Networking Sites

 

17 février 2013 7 17 /02 /février /2013 00:03

Pop Art originated in Britain in the mid 1950s

 

before it emerged in the USA in the 60s.

A challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular culture such as advertising, news, etc... it often combines material sometimes removed from its known context with other unrelated material. The concept of Pop Art refers to the attitudes that led to it, as much as to Pop Art itself.

 ⇒   Simple English wikipedia article on pop art

Below is a slideshow style video by Christine Neale  -presenting Pop Art and one of its most famous artists : Andy Warhol

Adriana Marinica's "20 things you didn't know about Pop Art & graphic design" tells us about the history of Pop Art and about details on the rise of Pop Art. It also displays some of the more interesting pieces the movement has produced over the years.

Published by M.Mirza - dans CinemA-RT
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10 février 2013 7 10 /02 /février /2013 20:28

This infographic shows the use of social media by students in some worldwide known US Colleges.

Can you draw a few conclusions on these social media surfers' profile ? Which features can be found in the US Colleges that most use the Pinterest network... or Twitter ? Or...

 

The Most Social Colleges

9 février 2013 6 09 /02 /février /2013 12:20

Match the British English words with their American English equivalent :

 

http://en.islcollective.com/wuploads/preview/big_islcollective_ame_vs_bre_nxpowerlite_234644dac920ba3ef71_53463003.jpg

 

 Here, you'll find another poster

displaying other pairs !

16 décembre 2012 7 16 /12 /décembre /2012 15:43

Prepositions : 14 common mistakes...

click on the infographic below to get useful tips on how to choose the suitable preposition :

http://www.grammar.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Prepositions700x1150-623x1024.png

grammar.net website displays a wide range of nice infographics to help you improve your language use : definitely worth a visit... have a try  :-)

Published by M. Mirza - dans LANGUAGEs
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13 décembre 2012 4 13 /12 /décembre /2012 20:55

SCIENCE  http://www.pdclipart.org/albums/2008_Jan_16_education/thumb_chemical_science_experience_01.png  QUIZ

 

Have this 60-question science quiz : click on the atom

http://www.wpclipart.com/education/supplies/science/Atom_01.jpgand check whether you're a true scientist to be ;-

Published by M. Mirza - dans SCIENCES & TECH
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10 décembre 2012 1 10 /12 /décembre /2012 20:21

The right to carry firearms in each U.S. state

Illinois and Wisconsin are "no-issue" states : concealed carry is generally forbidden.

http://www.justfacts.com/images/guncontrol/guncontrol_ad.jpgIn 10 "may-issue" states,  applicants must often present a reason for carrying a firearm to an issuing authority, who then decides (based on his/her discretion) if the applicant receives a permit. These are : Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Maryland, Massachussetts, New Jersey and New York.

The 38 remaining states are "shall-issue" states : there, concealed carry permits are issued to all  qualified applicants.

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A 2005 Gallup  poll throughout the U.S.A. (1,012 adults) found the following levels of firearm   ownership :

Category

 Percentage Owning  a Firearm

Households  42%
Individuals  30%
Male  47%
Female  13%
White  33%
Nonwhite  18%
Republican  41%
Independent  27%
Democrat  23%

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In the same poll, gun owners   stated they own firearms for the following reasons :

Protection Against Crime  67%
Target Shooting  66%
Hunting  41%
28 novembre 2012 3 28 /11 /novembre /2012 16:10

Teenagers' secret life on the web

Life on line may be risky if you don’t apply the proper amount of security : then, ou may be in trouble ! You need to make sure your information is safe and that no one can get their hands on it.

 

http://cdn.bitrebels.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/secret-online-life-teenagers-infographic.png

28 novembre 2012 3 28 /11 /novembre /2012 13:52

Touring for 24h in New York

Here are some pictures so that you may keep on visiting the  Big Apple  and travelling online :o)

I picked up the video below on a travel website which displays many others on several cities all around the world :

 

This video shows loads of New York famous monuments and places of interest. It also allows you to discover many New Yorkers' activities and aspects of their daily life.


28 novembre 2012 3 28 /11 /novembre /2012 10:14

Slideshows

... (or "powerpoints" as you often call them) are not so easy to make. As for technique, you can use your computer, all right. As for texts and images, you can write your text, insert illustrations and vary the way you present them... all right.

But how can you make your slideshows effective ?

A little help to understand Don McMillan's fast speech :

same video, with its French subtitles.