"Navy SEAL trainees bounce off the bottom of the tank to catch their breath
during the Drown Proofing Test at the Combat Training Tank.
The trainees have their feet and hands tied and once freed they swim to safety."
The 23 Types of Vagabond
1. Rufflers (thieving beggars, apprentice uprightment)
2. Uprightmen (leaders of robber bands)
3. Hookers or anglers (thieves who steal through windows with hooks)
4. Rogues (rank-and-file vagabonds)
5. Wild rogues (those born of rogues)
6. Priggers of prancers (horse thieves)... (listsofnote.com)
The Big Egg Hunt - 12 images
"The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt takes place throughout London from Feb 21 - March 31. For its duration, over 200 eggs decorated by different designers, artists and celebrities will be strewn across the capital. The project will raise funds for the charities Action for Children and Elephant Family."
"Designer Manuel Morgado, from Portugal, created a zombie themed invitation for a couple in Washington, America.
Manuel said: "The fiance is obsessed with zombie films and they wanted something to represent that..."
London 2012: Olympics and Paralympics security test - 22 February 2012
"A major exercise testing security and emergency services in the event of a terror attack during the Olympics and Paralympics is taking place.
About 2,500 personnel are taking part in the event in central London, which will test their response to a simulated attack on the London Underground."
The old sailor : The story + Interactive activities
Created by Rodolphe Maurel :
"J’ai mené cette activité avec mes troisièmes. La tâche finale était une prise de parole en continu : être capable de raconter la blague...
Le détail de la séquence ici."
Keep safe, stay alive "There are 5 lessons about road safety in this song. Listen to the song and see what they are."
Pedestrians "Roads are dangerous places for people on foot. Watch this video to find out how to stay safe when crossing roads in the UK." + INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES + TRANSCRIPT
Roadsigns and modal verbs (7 exercises) - interactive
"Match the road signs to their definitions. Select your answer from the drop-down menus."
Jack Davis Commercials
"A group of animated commercials designed by veteran Mad Magazine illustrator Jack Davis.
Includes: McCracken's Apple Chips, Utica Club beer (2), Cask Mountain wine, True Temper Uni-Spin fishing rods,
Gillette Trac II razor blades, Sominex, The Dodge Boys (1969 Polara), Chex Cereal (with Ruth Buzzi),
Pennsylvania Lottery and Williams Lectric Shave."
This is my home
"On an unseasonably warm November night in Manhattan on our way to get ice cream, we stumbled upon what appeared to be
a vintage shop, brightly lit display window and all. As we began to walk in, a man sitting out front warned us that we were welcome to explore,
but nothing inside was for sale. Our interests piqued, we began to browse through the collections the man out front had built throughout his life.
This is a story of a man and his home."