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More and Less

After a long year of hard work Happy more and less!   To Do List from Yaniv Fridman on Vimeo. Advertisements

25/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Dalí-nglish

On Wed 4 May 1955 the English journalist Malcolm Muggeridge talks with Salvador Dalí, who says that even if viewers only understand a little of his poor English, it will be a wonderful … Continue reading

22/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Shake and Fold

Joe Smith, a powerful advocate for proper paper towel use, shows us how to reduce the amount of paper drastically with two simple words SHAKE and FOLD, which you won’t … Continue reading

20/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Containerize

To put goods into a container or containers for transport, or to make a port, ship, etc. suitable for this method of transport. Sometimes a single unlikely idea can have … Continue reading

18/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Udacity

Udacity is a private educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky, with the stated goal of democratizing education. Udacity, which started offering free computer science classes … Continue reading

15/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Fear

Even when the waves grew big, the boy showed no signs of fear. Most older employees fear unemployment. She gets frightened when he shouts at her. He frightens me when … Continue reading

13/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Driverless

“Driverless cars will soon be a reality on the roads of US after the state of Nevada approved America’s first self-driven vehicle licence. The first  will be a Toyota Prius  … Continue reading

11/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Too late

Never too late from Estúdio Pìra on Vimeo. Its never too late To learn/unlearn. To make connections – or sever them. To be someone else, who you might have been…or … Continue reading

09/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Broadband

A system that makes it possible for many messages or large amounts of information to be sent at the same time and very quickly between computers or other electronic devices. … Continue reading

08/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Gamestorming

Gamestorming is a set of practices for facilitating innovation in the business world. A facilitator leads a group towards some goal by way of a game, a structured activity that … Continue reading

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GM food

Genetically modified food: food from crops whose genes have been scientifically changed. Since genetically modified food was first put on the market in 1996, there has been much controversy as … Continue reading

04/06/2012 · Leave a comment

Stress

A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. “For thousands of youngsters, crucial exams are near. Many say the pressure on students should … Continue reading

01/06/2012 · Leave a comment