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24/03/2015


RICHARD III

Richard III: More than 5,000 people visit Leicester Cathedral coffin on first day - 23 March 2015
+ Richard III - Controversy King
(BBC)

Richard III to be buried again - 23 March 2015
(cle.ens-lyon.fr)

#RichardReburied - PHOTOS
(facebook.com)

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WORLD WATER DAY

World Water Day Twitter Challenge - VIDEO
"Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. For World Water Day (March 22nd), UNICEF has found water on Twitter
and proposes us to give it to the children of Togo ! http://h2o-challenge.com/ #h2oChallenge."
+ TRANSCRIPT + MORE RESOURCES + Related articles 

(englishblog.com)

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AD / SEA

Ad of the Day — Sea Legend
"This beautiful ad is part of a campaign warning about the threat of overfishing, specifically in relation to tuna...
Visit the superb Sea Legend website to find out more. I've textivated the voiceover below, and you can find the original text here..."

(englishblog.com)

 

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KITCHEN

The 45 secrets of David Cameron's middle class kitchen - with an interactive photo - 20 March 2015
"David Cameron opened up his kitchen, including the contents of his pantry, to a camera crew this week.
Here we decipher the fancy spices, herbal teas and large amount of baking ingredients that prove he is a very middle class prime minister.
From the Groovy Food virgin coconut oil to the Bart's Zatar..."

(telegraph.co.uk)

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ART

Les 12 œuvres d'art les plus chères de 2014 - PHOTOS
(20minutes.fr)

Les tapisseries de Marc Chagall - PHOTOS
(20minutes.fr)

Voyage au temps de Klimt à la Pinacothèque - PHOTOS
(20minutes.fr)

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BUS

Luxury bus is here to disrupt your S.F. commute - 18 March 2015
"Leap is San Francisco's latest attempt to #disrupt transit. The bus is a tech buzz word dream. It's WiFi-enabled, USB outlet-equipped,
Blue Bottle Coffee-serving, Bluetooth-check-in ready and GPS-trackable. Oh, and it has its own social networking component.."

+ PHOTOS + VIDEO
(sfgate.com)

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20/03/2015


Mark TWAIN

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain - Article + Audio + Video + Quiz
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County - Video with the text
(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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ANIMATIONS

Destiny (court métrage d'animation)
(YouTube)

 

The Feast - Disney  
"Winston est un petit chien errant qui se fait adopter par un homme.
Choyé et nourrit comme un roi, Winston va pouvoir satisfaire sa soif de gourmandise grâce à son maître qui lui prépare de bon repas,
certes caloriques et gras, mais apparemment très appétissant.
Un jour, son maître va trouver l'amour et un grand changement culinaire va alors se mettre en place..."

(dailymotion.com)



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DRONES

Amazon drone trial gets US regulator approval - 19 March 2015
"The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved Amazon's plans to begin testing drones for online deliveries.
The FAA said it had granted Amazon a certificate for people with pilot's licenses to test the unmanned aircraft.
The drones must be flown at 400 feet or below during daylight hours, and must remain within sight of the pilot..."

(BBC)

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MAGNA CARTA

What is Magna Carta?
"Why is this old piece of parchment considered to be such a powerful symbol of our rights and freedoms?
Narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, this animation takes you back to medieval times, when England under the reign of Bad King John.
It asks why Magna Carta was originally created and what it meant to those living in the 13th century."

(YouTube)
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(bl.uk)
Learn more about the Magna Carta at the British Library.

 


800 Years of Magna Carta
"Over the centuries Magna Carta has influenced kings and statesmen, lawyers and lawmakers, prisoners, Chartists and Suffragettes.
Narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, this animation explores Magna Carta’s 800-year legacy."

(YouTube)

 

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