Next to Normal’s premiere twitter performance of new song Something I can’t see

Next to Normal Twitter performance. Wednesday 28th October 2009, Tribeca NY. Starting Just before 12am gmt or 7pm US time Next to Normal on Twitter released their new song “Something I can’t see” to a unique audience. The audience being the twitter users who helped write this latest addition to the musical. In an intro [...]

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Computers Learn To Identify Signs In TV Footage

Three PhD candidates in the Netherlands have spent the last few years developing technology to recognise sign language in real-time. One researcher, Jeroen Arendsen, said, “Very little is known about the perception of sign language. The aim of this research was to expand our knowledge of human observation of signing. For instance, it turns out that [...]

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Low-Cost Internet Video Streaming For Educators

A low-cost way of video-streaming to use and distribute information online has been described in the US by Thomas McNeal Jr. and Landon Kearns. Their article, “Using Video Streaming: Setting up a Cheap System for Distributing Information to Teachers and Students” explores how to set up a streaming system, using tools readily available in classrooms. [...]

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Study: Video, Games Improve Preschooler Literacy

Word-rich TV shows, online games and hands-on resources improve preschoolers’ literacy,  a new study by the Corporation of Broadcasting in the United States has found. Media resources in the program improve literacy in kids aged 2 to 8. For this study, 400 students in up to 80 classes from 47 different centres were taught in [...]

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Saw VI

    “This Halloween, his disease is still spreading. The game goes full circle”   In the latest of the Saw series we see some old characters return and also some fresh new faces as they all battle it out against the game to see who can survive. Unlike the previous saw this time we [...]

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Adventureland (2009)

    “1987 exciting career opportunities, on the job training, inspiring leadership,the worst job ever, the best time of his life. Adventureland“   From the creators of Superbad comes Adventureland but Superbad it is not! It’s the summer of 1987 and James (Jesse Eisneberg) is a college freshman whose plans of traveling Europe for the [...]

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Sorority Row (2009)

“A prank, no one would ever forget. A secret, no one would ever tell. Sisters for life and death” A prank gone wrong could change peoples life forever or it could just disappear as if it never happened. Things are not always able to disappear. What may appear as just another teen horror flick Sorority [...]

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Fame (2009)

      “In New York city there is a school, where any dream is possible. This Autumn welcome to love, friendship, heartbreak, passion. FAME   This movie brought about less publicity than expected and in the end just seemed to die away. Back in the day of Save the Last Dance and Centre Stage [...]

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Cloudy with a chance of meatballs 3d

      “This autumn feast you eyes and taste the adventure” With voices by big names such as Bruce Campbell ( Mayor Shelbourne) Mr T (Earl) and Lauren Graham (Fran) this move was bound to be a success and it certainly is. Based on the best selling book by Judi Barrett the story of [...]

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Orphan (2009)

“There’s something wrong with Esther, you’ll never guess her secret”. Watching the trailers it is impossible to tell whether this is going to be really really good or really really awful. Thankfully it was really great.After a family tragedy the Coleman decide that they should give their love to an orphan. Arriving at the orphanage [...]

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