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Les liens de ce site sont vérifiés le plus régulièrement possible.
Toutefois, de par leur très grand nombre, il se peut que certains d’entre eux n’aient pas été mis à jour au moment où vous les consultez. 
Merci de me signaler tout lien mort ou corrompu.
De manière générale, il est de votre responsabilité de vérifier le contenu des pages qui seront vues par vos élèves.

The links on this site are checked as regularly as possible.
However, because they are very numerous, some of them may not have been updated when you use them.
Please let me know if any of them is dead or corrupted.
In any case, it is your responsibility to check the contents of the sites before your pupils visit them.

Michelle Henry (michelle.henry7@gmail.com)

 

 

31/07/2013


SCHOOL / SUPERLATIVES

School Superlatives
"Play the 1st game, then click on "Start now" and take the quiz."

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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SURVEILLANCE

Surveillance and privacy: Hollywood’s new hot topics? - 29 July 2013
"Films on Wikileaks and Edward Snowden are on their way to our screens, and a new documentary shines a light on surveillance online.
Has Hollywood’s found its new hot topic? Emma Jones investigates."

(BBC)

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DRUGS

On drugs patrol at US-Mexico border
"This video contains some graphic images."

(BBC)

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THE ROYAL BABY

Reuters Video: Legoland builds royal baby story + TRANSCRIPT
"Legoland Windsor presents a new attraction to celebrate the birth of Prince George in time for the school holidays. Tara Cleary reports."

+ COMMENT + Related articles
(englishblog.com)


Royal baby story told in Lego
"Legoland Windsor has recreated its own version of the birth of the Royal baby."

(YouTube)
"Everything from the events surrounding the royal baby's arrival has been recreated in Lego form.
This includes the royal couple, the baby, the pram, the press and even the official announcement easel."

(shoppingblog.com)

 

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ADVERTS

Targeted real-life adverts 'know who you are' - 30 July 2013
"Targeted adverts - based on web browsing history - have become established online, but how will the public react
as advertisers start to pinpoint our habits and interests in our offline life too?"

+ 'Face detection'
(BBC)

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29/07/2013


BLUETOOTH TOOTH

Taiwanese boffins monitor mastication with Bluetooth tooth
"The UbiComp Lab , a wearable computers think tank at Taiwan's National University, has devised a Bluetooth-equipped false tooth
to monitor your mastication and plans a successor device capable of distributing the resulting data in real time...
The general idea behind the research is that if doctors can access data about what you eat and drink,
they can give you a dressing down for knocking back a bucket of fried chicken with two pints of stout for lunch every day."

(theregister.co.uk)

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LEARNING

iStudyEnglishOnline
"The site has four main sections: Vocabulary, Grammar, Expressions & Idioms, and Verb Conjugations.
I liked the Vocabulary section best, which is organized by theme (Clothes, Kitchen, Food, etc.),
and features attractive pictures with English and American pronunciations.
I particularly liked the video quiz, which tests your knowledge of the vocabulary...
Sançar and his team have also created the iOS application iUnderstandEnglish, which features 12 different native speakers,
each with a regional British accent, talking about real-life situations (find our more here)."

(englishblog.com)

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JOB

Training to work on a superyacht - 29 July 2013
"A new training programme has been set up tailored to the demands of billionaire owners, as Christian Fraser reports."

(BBC)

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CINEMA / MEMORY

Trance
 "is a 2013 British psychological thriller film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Joe Ahearne and John Hodge.
The film stars James McAvoyRosario Dawson, and Vincent Cassel.[3]...
Simon, an art auctioneer, becomes involved in the theft of a painting from his own auction house. Simon's colleague Franck confronts him at gunpoint
and takes the painting from him. When Franck tries to check the painting, Simon attacks him and receives a blow to the head that leaves him with amnesia.
When Franck gets home, he discovers that the package only contains an empty frame. Franck and his offsiders then kidnap and torture Simon,
but he has no memory of where he has hidden the painting, so Franck decides to hire a hypnotherapist to try and help him remember... "

(Wikipedia)

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CHILD LABOUR

THIS SONG SAVED MY LIFE BY SIMPLE PLAN AND MTV EXIT
"One of the main causes and effects of illiteracy is child labor. In many developing country, one in six children are involved in some form of child labor,
and are deprived of an education to raise their standards of life. This song entails the story of how children are being exploited for their labor,
and are working and living in terrible environments."

(spreadthewordilliteracy.wordpress.com)

 

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VIDEO GAME

''World of Warcraft'' loses 2 million players (July 29, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Two million people have stopped playing ''World of Warcraft'', one of the world's favourite online games, in 2013."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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28/07/2013


CINEMA / BASEBALL

42 
"is a 2013 American biographical sports film written and directed by Brian Helgeland about the life of baseball player Jackie Robinson,
who wore jersey number 42. The film stars Chadwick Boseman as Robinson,[3] and Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey...
The film tells the story of Jackie Robinson and, under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey, Robinson's signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers
to become the first African-American player to break the baseball color barrier. The story focuses mostly on the 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers season 
and somewhat on Robinson's 1946 season with the Montreal Royals."
See Historical inaccuracies  

(Wikipedia)

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KITCHENS / AD

Zod Kitchens
(YouTube)

 

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BANKSY

Banksy's No Ball Games mural removed from Tottenham wall - 26 July 2013
"A mural by street artist Banksy showing two children playing with a "no ball games" sign has been cut out of a wall in Tottenham, north London."

(BBC)


Banksy removed from London street by private company
(BBC)

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FAT

South African chef 'too fat' to live in New Zealand
"Authorities in New Zealand have told a South African chef he is too fat to be allowed to live in the country.
Immigration officials said Albert Buitenhuis, who weighs 130kg (286 pounds), did not have "an acceptable standard of health"...
New Zealand has one of the highest obesity rates in the developed world, with nearly 30% of people overweight...
His obesity put him at "significant risk" of complications including diabetes, hypertension and heart disease."

(BBC)

Where are you on the global fat scale? - interactive
"The new BBC calculator can tell you if you are a healthy weight for your height and how you rank against others globally."

(BBC)

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LITERATURE

Placing literature
"Placing Literature is a project in which the locations in your favorite novels are mapped onto the exact places from the books.
There are 1,500 data points already mapped, and book lovers are invited to add more."

(neatorama.com)

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LIBRARIES

62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries - PHOTOS
(mentalfloss.com)

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FILM / LESSON / FAITH

Life of Pi & Rango: Faith x Belief - a lesson
"Talking about religion in the classroom is not so healthy. It is a touchy subject and discussions might get out of control.
However, talking about faith is positive. This scene does not show any controversy, but discusses faith/religion in an unbiased manner..."

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HEAT

Record temperatures - Cartoons
(cagle.com)

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FACIAL RECOGNITION

Facial Recognition Alerts Stores When A Celeb Walks In
"NPR reports that the system is made up of a database of pictures of possible VIPs, specifically "celebrities and valued customers."
When customers walk in, their faces are scanned with what sounds like a camera...
Those measurements are then compared with the database of VIPs, and if a match is found, it'll send an alert to the store,
along with some details like size and shopping history."

(popsci.com)

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VOCABULARY

The Word Of The Month : HEIR
(thewordofthemonth.com)

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IDIOMS

50 Idioms About Legs, Feet, and Toes
"Here is a list of expressions that refer to one’s legs or feet or their parts, and the meaning of each idiom."

(dailywritingtips.com)

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DEPRESSION

Scientists discover depression molecule (July 25, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Scientists say they have discovered the part of the brain that is responsible for us feeling miserable, anxious and stressed."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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26/07/2013


PARK SIGNS

Park signs

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REFUGEES

What happened to history’s refugees?
"People have been forced to leave their countries since the very notion of a country was created.
We take a look at some of the largest human movements in history to find out why people left their homes, where they went and what became of them.
Get data on this decade's refugees"

(guardian.co.uk)

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Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

 


CORONATION

In pictures: Coronation exhibition at Buckingham Palace
(BBC)

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THE ROYAL BABY

Reuters Video: William and Kate name Britain's new royal heir George + TRANSCRIPT + Related articles
(englishblog.com)


Royal baby: Why George Alexander Louis?
+ A long line of Georges
(BBC)



Newspaper review: 'By George,' exclaim papers
(BBC)

Words in the News: George
"The future King of England, who is third in line to the throne, has been revealed as George Alexander Louis, in a statement released by Kensington Palace." 
Full story >>

+ VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)



Crossword: The Royal Baby
"Click here to download a PDF version, and here for an interactive version which will work on tablets (even the iPad!)"

(englishblog.com)

Cartoon: George 0.6
"This cartoon by Peter Brookes from The Times links the birth of the royal baby, who is destined to become King George VII,
and news that the UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to June..."
+ COMMENT + LANGUAGE + LINKS + Related articles

(englishblog.com)


Cartoon: Royal Baby Conversation
"There has only been one topic of conversation in Britain over the past few days — the royal baby.
And the trend looks set to continue now that the baby has got a name.
However, ..."
+ COMMENT + EXPLANATION + VOCABULARY + Related articles

(englishblog.com)


George the Crocodile "is the Northern Territory's gift to the young Prince of Cambridge.
He is on display at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, Northern Territory."

(facebook.com)


Australia christens George the Royal crocodile
(telegraph.co.uk)


10 curious things about the royal birth
(BBC)

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24/07/2013


THE ROYAL BABY

Royal baby's name: George Alexander Louis
(edition.cnn.com)

Prince George of Cambridge (George Alexander Louis[fn 1]; born 22 July 2013)
"is the only child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as well as the only grandchild of Charles, Prince of Wales.
He is third in line to succeed his great-grandmother, Elizabeth II, to the thrones of the Commonwealth realms, following his grandfather and father."
(Wikipedia)

Clarence House :
"The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis."

(twitter.com)


Royal baby: William and Kate name their son George
"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their son George Alexander Louis, Kensington Palace has said.
The third in line to the throne, who was born on Monday at 16:24 BST, will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge...
The Prince belongs to the House of Windsor."

(BBC)

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PAIN

Muscle pain - Visual dictionary
Temporary muscle pains and aches
Contracture
Relieving and preventing muscle pain

(ikonet.com)

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MONEY

Jane Austen to appear on £10 note - 24 July 2013
"Bank of England governor Mark Carney says author will feature from 2017 in victory for activists calling for more female faces."

(guardian.co.uk)

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LANGUAGE

High School - 1st Place - Language Barrier
"What if you had the chance of a life time, but blew it because you didn't understand the language?"

(YouTube)

 

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Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

 


LESSON PLAN

Superman and Batman to be in same movie (July 23, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Superman and Batman will be in the same film together for the first time ever. The movie will be in cinemas in the summer of 2015."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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JOB INTERVIEW

Interview with an Applicant
(vimeo.com)
"Ever been to a hardball job interview? How about a screw-with-your-head job interview?
This funny short film by Marty Hill and Paul Del Vecchio shows one interview that goes wildly astray from the outset."

(Neatorama)

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TRUTH ?

Michael Shermer: Baloney Detection Kit
"With a sea of information coming at us from all directions, how do we sift out the misinformation and bogus claims, and get to the truth?
Michael Shermer of Skeptic Magazine lays out a "Baloney Detection Kit," ten questions we should ask when encountering a claim.

1. How reliable is the source of the claim?
2.Does the source make similar claims?
3. Have the claims been verified by somebody else?
4. Does this fit with the way the world works?
5. Has anyone tried to disprove the claim?
6. Where does the preponderance of evidence point?
7. Is the claimant playing by the rules of science?
8. Is the claimant providing positive evidence?
9. Does the new theory account for as many phenomena as the old theory?
10. Are personal beliefs driving the claim?"

+ Mp3 audio only
(YouTube)

 

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LIFE

"IF WE COULD SEE INSIDE OTHERS' HEARTS": LIFE, in 4 min
"The camera wanders and shows the inner lives of people around us as they do their daily tasks. Most of it is set in a hospital,
where there is so much worry, sadness, some joy, bad news, good news, no news, anxiety, fear -- as in real life, but perhaps magnified..."

(YouTube)

 

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BIG BROTHER

White House attacks plans to curb NSA data collection - 24 July 2013
"The White House is urging Congress to reject an attempt to stop the National Security Agency (NSA) collecting Americans' phone records...
The NSA collects records of every US phone call made and received."

+ How the US collects phone records
(BBC)

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DISNEY

Disney Quotes
(disneyandquotes.tumblr.com)

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CINEMA

Movies in movies: A montage
Clip and music sources below the video on Youtube.
(YouTube)

 

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FIREARMS

My First Rifle - USA
"Most kindergarten kids learn how to paint and tie their shoelaces; in Kentucky they learn how to handle shotguns.
As the gun debate rages across the US, this shocking report explores its teeny-popper culture."

(YouTube)

 

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A NEW PAGE :

THE ROYAL BABY


VOCABULARY - PICTURES - FACTS - CARTOONS - GAMES


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23/07/2013


ROYAL BABY

It's a boy!
(20minutes.fr)



Special report: A new royal baby
Reaction to royal baby birthLive
Crowds drawn by 'modern royals' NEW
Royal baby: Family tree
Royal baby preoccupies world media
In pictures: World celebrates birth
What prospects for baby Cambridge?

(BBC)

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22/07/2013


SONG / AD

Rolling Clay with Keith
(YouTube)
"This is not only a song parody, it's an ad for Keith Brymer Jones Contemporary British Porcelain.
Keith is serious about his pottery, as you can tell from his emotional performance. Contains one NSFW word."

(Neatorama)

 

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FILM / LESSON

Green Lantern: Passive Voice x Active Voice - a lesson
"I really like super heroes movies.
The Green Lantern was not the blockbuster many had expected, but it is dense and The Lantern has an amazing personality and story.
I used this scene to contrast the use of active and passive voices."

(moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)

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DRINKING / CATS

Cats Walk on Our Cars at Night
(neatorama.com)

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21/07/2013


BIG BROTHER

Apple, Google and other tech giants demand spying openness - 19 July 2013
"Apple, Google and dozens of other technology companies have urged US authorities to let them divulge more details about security requests."

+ Microsoft calls for NSA transparency
+ Microsoft's work with NSA 'revealed'
+ Why for the NSA every call matters

(BBC)

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CARTOONS

A Point of View: Bert, Ernie and the power of cartoons
"They are firm friends who live together. And Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie have been cast in a larger drama about equal marriage, says Sarah Dunant."

(BBC)

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20/07/2013


SONG

Darren Hayes - Ocean
(YouTube)
+ LYRICS :
"Even though I know you're gone
The memory lingers on

I see your footsteps on a sandy beach

That waves have been crashing on..."

(metrolyrics.com)

 

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BRITISH MONARCH

How to Become the British Monarch - an animation
(YouTube)

 

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Iqbal MASIH

Iqbal (Rajinda Jayasinghe) - Speech On Child Labor
"Rajinda Jayasinghe in his finest perfomance ever as "Iqbal", a boy who gets sold by his father to a carpentry company in which child labor is supported."

(YouTube)


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Nelson MANDELA

The names of Nelson Mandela - a video from UNICEF
(YouTube)

 

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Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

 


FUTURE

Palm surgery to change your future (19 July 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"People in Japan are having surgery on their hands to change their future. The Japanese are big believers in palm reading.
They spend a lot of money on visiting palm readers
"
(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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SYNONYMS

50 Synonyms for “Leader”
(dailywritingtips.com)

Answers to Questions About Referring to Death
"Here are three questions about how to treat references to people who have died, and my responses."

(dailywritingtips.com)

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Rube GOLDBERG

2 great Rube Goldberg machines
- with interactive activities
Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)




Reuben Garrett Lucius "Rube" Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970)
"was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer and inventor.
Similar to Heath Robinson devices in the UK, he is best known for a series of popular cartoons
depicting complex gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways." 

(Wikipedia)

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BEAUTY

Snails crawl on the face of a woman "during a demonstration of a new beauty treatment at Clinical-Salon Ci:z.Labo in central Tokyo.
According to a beautician at the salon, the snail slime is believed to make the skin supple as well as remove dry and scaly patches."

(BBC)

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HAPPINESS

The Science of Happiness - An Experiment in Gratitude
"What makes you happy? Have you ever wondered why? Join us as we take an experimental approach on what makes people happier."

(YouTube)

 

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MARS

Mars rover finds evidence that the red planet was once habitable - 19 July 2013 
"Results of the most detailed analysis of the Martian atmosphere suggests that more than four billion years ago it was quite similar to Earth."

(BBC)

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SEASIDE

Seaside Entertainment - a video + activities + transcript
"Where can you go on a rollercoaster, watch a puppet show or ride a donkey? Does playing virtual sports help you to play the game well in real life?
Find out the answers to these questions by watching this video."

(learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org)

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Nelson MANDELA

In pictures: Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday - 18 July 2013
(BBC)

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WEIGHT

Dubai offers gold in return for weight loss - 19 July 2013 
"Authorities in Dubai are offering gold in return for weight loss in an scheme to encourage healthier living."

(BBC)

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DRUGS / SPORT

Adidas suspends sponsorship of athlete Tyson Gay (17 July 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has suspended its sponsorship of U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay after the athlete failed a drugs test."

(breakingnewsenglish.com)

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18/07/2013


INFOGRAPHIC

Robin Richards - What Makes an Infographic Cool?
(coolinfographics.com)

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ANIMAL SOUNDS

Bow Wow Meow - Animal Sounds in Different Languages
"Ever wanted to know how different languages interpret animal sounds?
Featuring English, Mandarin, French, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, Hindi, Canadian-French, Romanian, Japanese, Russian, Dutch, Bengali,
Brazilian-Portuguese, Colombian-Spanish, Swahili and Mongolian."

(vimeo.com)

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BIG BROTHER

How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages - 12 July 2013
"Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism 
Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch
Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls
Company says it is legally compelled to comply."

(guardian.co.uk)

 

Words in the News: NSA
"Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency 
to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian." Full story >>

+ VOCABULARY + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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ANALYZING PICTURES

How to Analyze a Picture
(letshavefunwithenglish.com)

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TRAVELLING

Reader Q&A: Must-see sights in Scotland and Ireland
(BBC)

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CRIME / DATA

Unmasking organised crime networks with data
"Military software engineers have developed a program that can predict the social structures of street gangs. Philip Ball explains how it could help fight crime...
The program, called Orca (Organization, Relationship, and Contact Analyzer), can use real-world data acquired from arrests and the questioning of
suspected gang members to deduce the network structure of a gang..."

(BBC)

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OCCUPY

Posters for the Occupy movement
(occuprint.org)

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IPAD

Organiser l'ipad pour la classe
(aegir.cndp.fr)

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FOOD

What to eat at a Dubai iftar
"To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, which starts on 9 July and ends a month later, many Dubai hotels are putting together lavish spreads for a daily iftar feast
– the meal Muslims use to break their fast at dusk, after going without food and drink during the day..."

(BBC)



The state of food and agriculture - 2013
- FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS - Rome, 2013

See CONTENTS page 5
(fao.org)

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ROYAL BABY

Cartoon: Kate's Maternity Ward
"This cartoon by Andy Davey from The Sun reflects the growing frenzy surrounding the birth of the royal baby, which is due any day now..."

+ VOCABULARY + Related articles
(englishblog.com)

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HITCHCOCK

Alfred Hitchcock silent films join Unesco register - 11 July 2013
"Alfred Hitchcock's nine surviving silent films will join artefacts such as the Domesday Book in representing the cultural heritage of the UK."

(BBC)

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HIJACKING

Hijacking epidemic in America: 1961-1972 - 11 July 2013
"Between 1961 and 1972, more than 150 flights were hijacked in American airspace.
At the height of the trend, aeroplanes were hijacked at a rate of nearly one per week.
The hijackers' reasons were varied..."

(BBC)

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INFOGRAPHICS

Infographic: The Biggest Festivals Around The World
(larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

Best Infographic About Infographics
"It answers the questions, What is an infographic?
Why are infographics popular?
Why use infographics?
And, it gives you 7 steps to creating an infographic."

(louisem.com)
Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

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POLLUTION

Air pollution kills millions each year, says study - 15 July 2013
(BBC)

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16/07/2013


ENVIRONMENT

The World According to Monsanto
 "is a 2008 film directed by Marie-Monique Robin. Originally released in French as Le monde selon Monsanto, the film is based on Robin's
three-year long investigation into the corporate practices around the world of the United States multinational corporationMonsanto.[1] 
The World According to Monsanto
 is also a book written by Marie-Monique Robin, winner of the Rachel Carson Prize 
(a Norwegian prize for female environmentalists),[2] which has been translated into many languages...
The film reports many controversies surrounding the use and promotion of genetically modified seeds, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Agent Orange,
and bovine growth hormone. Cases in the United States (including Anniston, Alabama),CanadaIndiaMexicoParaguay, the United Kingdom (Scotland)
and France, are explored, claiming that the corporation's collusion with governments, pressure tactics, suppression and manipulation of scientific data,
and extra-legal practices aided the company's attempts at dominating global agriculture. Scientists, representatives of the United States Food and Drug Administration 
and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, civil society representatives, victims of the company’s activities, lawyers, and politicians are interviewed.[3]"

(Wikipedia)

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ALPHABET / ANTI-SLAVERY

The Anti-Slavery Alphabet Primer
"1846, Hannah and Mary Townsend of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society wrote a primer for the English alphabet. Staunch abolitionists,
they made it very clear to children what the continuation of slavery in the United States meant..."

(neatorama.com)

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