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PBS LearningMedia

I just came across†PBS LearningMedia, a very cool website partnership between PBS and WGBH Boston. They’re taking†free PBS media content and adding a great discovery and filtering layer on the web that allows educators (or anyone, for that matter) to find compelling assets to compliment or supplement academic learning. The dorky side of me gets …

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1 World Trade Center’s amazing elevator

I was reading the New York Times and came across this video of the elevator to the observation deck at the top of 1 World Trade Center. As the carriage rises (at 2,000 feet per minute!), the interior walls display a computer-generated view of the city of New York that rises in perspective. Not only …

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Science, Technology, and Invention in 26 Typefaces

Explore great inventions, technologies, and scientific discoveries in a series of typeface illustrations — one for each letter of the alphabet, corresponding to the inventor/discoverer! Scientific Typeface Illustrates 26 Great Inventions | Co.Design | business + design.

The World We Explore by Sir Ken Robinson

More food for thought from Sir Ken Robinson, perhaps the greatest public intellect focusing on the future of education. “It’s not how creative you are, it’s how you’re creative” >> Watch:†The World We Explore- Sir Ken Robinson Zeitgeist Americas 2012 – YouTube

24 Analog Clocks Morph Into One Giant Digital Display

I love it when simple objects turn into something amazing. Check out this video of basic wall clocks orchestrated to act together. >> Read more:†Watch 24 Analog Clocks Morph Into One Giant Digital Display | Co.Design: business + innovation + design

The Avocado Cuber

File this in both “Product Design” and “Why Didn’t I Think Of That?” >> Link:†Avocado Cuber (and Avocado Pit Removal Tool and Avo Saver and Avocado Knife) | Unclutterer

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