Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. It is considered by most paleoanthropologists to be the oldest inhabited territory on Earth, with the human species originating from the continent. The name Africa, from the Greek aphrike ( ἀφρίκη ) –without cold — originally referred only to present-day Tunisia. Click on any image to launch a slideshow. FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Martha de Jong-Lantink
Memory is the primary challenge of language learning, not age and not pronunciation. FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Tadle88
To be a good singer, you need to know a lot of languages — ideally German, French, Italian, English and Russian. In the past I tried to learn some of these languages using traditional classroom methods and I didn’t get very far so I decided to try and create something new. Over the course of learning German and Italian I landed upon something
Key of Life [ Japan ] A failed actor changes identities with a stranger in a bathhouse and discovers the man is an elite assassin.
Eddie Izzard [ British Comedian ] Edward John “Eddie” Izzard is an English stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. His comedic style takes the form of rambling, whimsical monologue, and self-referential pantomime.The Computer Encore is from his 1997 Glorious performance at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. The full show is a glorious 99 minutes long and, strangely enough, appears to be the only Full Show not
Brooklyn Castle [ Trailer ] is a 2012 documentary film about Intermediate School 318, an inner-city public school in Brooklyn, New York. Where an after-school chess program, having both dedicated educators and a supportive community, has to build the most winning junior high school chess team in the country, and the first middle school team to win the United States Chess Federation’s national
Paul Bacon, Steve Osborn & Richard Price [ The Moth ] An unauthorized nap puts a police officer in a compromising position. A classic stakeout takes an unexpected turn when a guy panics. A writer witnesses an all too common misunderstanding from the perspective of a young boy. FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Aurellen Guichard