Education/School

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Does your brain remember well?

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As time goes by, it gets tougher to 'just remember this'.

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Medical Xpress says "the older we get, the more difficulty we seem to have remembering things. We reassure ourselves that our brains' 'hard drives (HDs)' are too full to handle the new information that comes in daily. But a Johns Hopkins neuroscientist suggests that our aging brains are unable to process this information as 'new' because the brain pathways leading to the hippocampus become degraded over time. As a result, our brains cannot accurately 'file' new information."

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Oh Internet

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Neatorama shares Oh Internet that is "a site focused on collecting information about internet culture ..."

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How Earthquakes/Quakes Trigger Tsunamis

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VideoSift shares a 2.25 minutes educational YouTube video on "how earthquakes/quakes trigger tsunamis" from a British science television/TV series, Bang Goes The Theory

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Ten/10 Things You Didn't Know About the Moon

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Boing Boing shares a Space article on ten/10 "things you didn't know about our nearest neighbor in space." -- "As the full moon approaches, its growing brightness tends to capture our attention.

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Why Surfing A Tsunami Wave Won't Work

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Muyoso's Reddit comment shares a Discovery News article to answer if a crazy person could surf on a tsunami -- "When the news broke that a tsunami was headed for Hawaii/HI and California/CA, I feared someone would be crazy enough to paddle out ahead of the massive wave and try to ride it. I was right. Turns out the physics of riding such a wave make it impossible even for a professional surfer. According to the University of Hawaii at Hilo, there are several reasons why it won't work ..."

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All Your History -- All Your History Are Belong To Us (Game Development History).

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YouTube has a video collection titled "All Your History" -- "All Your History Are Belong To Us (Game Development History) -- Uncover the dirt behind your favorite video game franchises ..."

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Disappearing Language Hotspots

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Neatorama shares National Geographic's Flash world map showing the dying language hotspot areas

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Weaponology S1E1: Sniper Rifles

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YouTube has a three parts 44 minutes and 9 seconds showing Weaponology documentary's S1E1 on sniper rifles: #1, #2, and #3

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Class of 2011: If Social Media Were a High School ...

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Neatorama shares a Flowtown image showing "Class of 2011: If Social Media Were a High School -- From the jocks to the geeks

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Disney's Goofy: How To Play American Football (1944)

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A day late, but who care due to your busy worker ant/overlord in the home colony. Boing Boing shares a seven minutes and ten seconds YouTube video showing one of Disney's classic cartoon short with Goofy

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Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path.

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City Pages has a five pages/one print page (will prompt), with a visual history, titled "Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path" that show how this educational/edutainment game was one of the most popular educational games of all time...

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How Frozen Pizzas Are Made

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Educated Earth shares a five minutes YouTube video showing "how frozen pizzas are made" from How It's Made

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"So you found something cool on the Internet ..." -- A helpful flowchart...

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Boing Boing shares a flowchart (mirror) showing a "reference material for the next time you find an artist's work on a website without attribution to all the hard work someone put in.

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