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Watch ten centuries passing Europe, compressed into 5 minutes:
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The teacher said, "Let's begin by reviewing some American History. Who said 'Give me liberty, or give me death'?"
She saw a sea of blank faces, except for little Johnny, a bright Navajo Indian boy, who had his hand up: "Patrick Henry, 1775," he said.
"Very good! Who said, 'Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth?'"
Again, no response except from little Johnny, "Abraham Lincoln, 1863." The teacher snapped at the class, "Class, you should be ashamed, little Johnny knows more about history than you do."
Watch it in HD on the full screen by clicking on the symbol in the lower right, starting the movie, then choosing a higher resolution.
It doesn't have any spell binding story. It is mostly a technology demonstration, so don't expect too much.
With only a second before his plane hit the ground in a giant ball of flame, this air force pilot miraculously managed to eject to safety.
As Captain Brian Bews, 36, of the Royal Canadian Air Force performed a daring low pass of an airfield on 2010-07-24, his CF-18 fighter jet stalled, but his quick reactions and his rocket-powered ejector seat saved his life as he was catapulted out of the stricken $50 million aircraft.
The extraordinary crash was captured on camera during an afternoon practice session for an air show at the Lethbridge County Airport, near Alberta in Canada.
A video about climbing towers.
Watch the video. It is scary.
Watch it soon, because it has already been removed from YouTube and may disappear here too.
A brief video compilation of the best shots of the Oshkosh air show 2010.
If your Internet connection and your computer are strong enough, do change to one of the HD resolutions and to full screen mode.
Nachdem hier schon die Hälfte der Familie ein Smartphone hatte, musste ich jetzt nachziehen und habe jetzt auch eines.
Eine witzige Funktion dieser Smartphones, jedenfalls der auf Android basierenden, ist, dass man seinen Freunden (oder Verwandten, wem immer man das zugestehen will) ständig seinen Aufenthaltsort mitteilen kann (durch Google Latitude). Selbstverständlich kann man das jederzeit aus- und wieder einschalten, oder man kann es auf eine sehr ungenaue Variante einstellen.