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SCOLA SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that receives and re-transmits television programming from around the world in native languages. These programs are available via satellite, cable TV and the Internet to students of language study, ethnic communities and anyone seeking a global perspective. SCOLA currently provides four 24/7 channels of programming. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 26, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Backflip This free site lets teachers list, in one location, links to all sites related to an activity or project. This way, students do not need to surf the internet for references. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 26, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


La vida y la época de Frida Kahlo The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo explores the 20th-century icon who became an international sensation in the worlds of modern art and radical politics. Rita Moreno – the Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winning actress – narrates the film. The PBS site provides an educational site, Kahlo's works of art, and resource links. Designed for 10-12 grade language arts, social studies and art classes, the lessons within the Teacher's Guide strengthen students' understanding of Kahlo's life as well as other subjects underscored in the film, such as Mexican culture and history, From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 26, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Art Ludwig's Sound Page From an elementary (but accurate) description of sound, including animations, to advanced material such as the solution of the non-linear acoustic equations, boundary value solutions, etc. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on March 26, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Arnold Schwarzenegger's Laptop Terminated? It hasn't happened yet, but a personal laptop belonging to California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's press secretary could become an open book. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Laptops Edging Television out of the Spotlight Are people suddenly getting a lot more creative, or are television programs really that bad? One of the two hypotheses has to be correct, because the 2004 holiday season's consumer notebook sales pretty much slam-dunked TV sales -- for the first time -- and likely not the last. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Cops logging onto laptops! Several U.S. cities have either already implemented or are seriously looking into laptop computers for vehicles. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Lighter laptops in 2005? The New Year is always a time for resolutions and makeovers. Not suprising then that notebooks may also change their look in the coming year. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Wireless laptops take flight! You're sitting on the plane 2 hours into a gruelling 18 hour flight to Singapore. With a jaded sigh you turn wearily towards the couple sitting next to you, hoping to relieve the boredom by starting a little conversation with your fellow passengers. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Reliable Sager laptops Are you afraid to go out of the door without an umbrella? Never sure if you have just locked your car? A Sager notebook is right up your alley. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


2005 - The year of the rooster or the year of cheap laptops? The Sonoma phenomena - Many tech resources agree that notebook prices are going to drop significantly in 2005, the Chinese lunar calender's year of the rooster. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Take a bite of the new Apple powerbook Hot off the press (or straight off the apple tree) we hear that Apple have just announced the release of a new line of Powerbooks. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Laptops taken for a global taxi ride. Stop that cab! It's one of the laptop owner's worst nightmare. You are riding in a taxi, hoping to get to that important meeting on time. When the cab pulls up, you quickly pay the driver and rush to work. Something doesn't quite feel right. You slow down as you recall the presentation you had worked on the night before, stored inside your laptop, which is.....not with you, anymore. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Hewlett Packard release the Compaq 8200 business laptop computer Laptopical looks at the release of the Compaq 9600, 8200, 6200, 6100 and 4200 Sonoma business laptops. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Rugged Laptops - Ideal for harsh environments It's official, a rugged laptop is tougher than a two dollar steak. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Laptop dawn is brightening - Global sales surge of notebook computers Read all about it: Computer technological history is being made. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Toshiba laptops emigrate to Hangzhou, China Toshiba is moving its notebook production equipment from the Philippines to Hangzhou, China, which is the capital of China's eastern Zhejiang Province. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Fujitsu launches new range of green laptops Fujitsu and Toray create an eco friendly laptop casing for the FMV Biblo NB80K notebook. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Will notebook shoppers "Chip in" for the latest Sonoma laptops? It's official, Intel's newest development, a Centrino laptop upgrade code-named "Sonoma," is now available. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


The emergence of Apple laptops Article touches upon the merits of Apple ibook and Powerbook ownership. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Berklee students make sweet music with Apple laptops Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music, uses Apple laptops in their student program.. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


A laptop in every satchel How long will it be before every schoolkid has his or her own laptop? This is a question that I have been asking for the past eight years, ever since I walked into Methodist Ladies College, the world's first laptop school, here in Melbourne, Australia, where I live. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Now where did I put that R2 unit? It's an Iconic moment in film history, Princess Leia calls out for help to Obi Wan Kenobi via a projected hologram in the original Star Wars (A new hope if you prefer the updated title.) From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Where's that bloody laptop? Story about the blood bank of Delmarva's missing laptop computer. Just where has this Delaware notebook - holding private information about personal donors - gone? From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Gateway M460XL - a laptop with 10 hour battery life? One of Gateway's latest laptops, the Pentium-M-based M460XL - allegedly operates up to 10 hours on one battery charge! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Samsung laptops want their DMB TV! Samsung Electronics will soon be releasing notebook computers in South Korea, with Digital Multimedia Broadcasting ability. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Laptop review of the Dell latitude D610 Laptopical - The Laptops Weblog looks at the Latitude D610 - A new Sonoma laptop computer from Dell. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Missing Secret Laptop - Lost.....or Stolen? Lost or stolen.....? A secret laptop computer has gone missing from the Imperial Beach Border Patrol station. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Accolade for Apple - Powerbooks, and ipods power company to Readers' Choice award Apple computers seem to be taking 2005 by storm. Now they have been voted top global brand by Readers' Choice. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Laptop Broken? Who you gonna call? Article about laptop repair specialists Notefix. They claim to be the unofficial repair shop for broken notebooks worldwide. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


The Sager NP9860 - A Gamer's Dream? Mini review of the Sager NP9860 notebook computer. This laptop comes equipped with an Nvidia GeForce Go 6800 PCI Express video card. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


A notebook miracle! - Cheap Laptops for $100? MIT visionary Nicholas Negroponte is taking cheap laptops to the third world -- For a 100 dollars a piece! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Humble laptop shuts down airport. A laptop set off "bomb-alert" alarms when notebook owner, Roberto Monici, passed through a security checkpoint at Hamburg airport in Germany. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Cyber- Criminals Haven't Retired - They've Just Gone Phishing! The technological community is constantly being hit by waves of crime via the internet.Today, folks are so busy fortifying their notebooks with the latest anti-hacking tools, that they seem to have time to do little else. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


CODE-NAMED CELL: The Revolutionary Cell Processor has arrived The 2005 International Solid State Circuits Conference in San Francisco hit the motherlode, thanks to a revolutionary new microprocessor called Cell. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Sony Vaio VGN-T1XP Ultra light laptop Laptopical peeks at the portable Sony Vaio VGN-T1XP ultra light laptop computer. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Thinkpad Cooking on Hydrogen! The Hydrogen laptop reality is here - Millenium Cell have managed to operate an IBM ThinkPad X40 on a prototype Hydrogen fuel cell battery. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


College Students Forced to Buy Notebooks? Should college students at Indiana State University, be required to fork out 400 dollars per term, to lease a notebook computer? From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Wireless Laptops Take Nurses into the 21st Century! Article about nurses using Wireless laptops in hospitals. Wi-Fi notebooks allow them speedy access to important medical records and data. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Nvidia Geforce Go 6800 Ultra Nvidia have released their new mobile graphics processor, the Nvidia Geforce Go 6800 Ultra. The chip appears in Dell's gaming notebook the XPS2. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Injured Indian President Delivers Parliament Speech Using Laptop Turbans off to Indian President Abdul Kalam, for using a recent shoulder injury to demonstrate the usefulness of laptops - in parliament! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Anyone for Hydrogen Powered Laptops? Just how close are we to hydrogen powered PDAs and notebook computers? In the future, fuel cell system technology may deliver longer battery life to these computer devices. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Police Purchase Dell Laptop - End of the line for the Good Ol' Boys? Police officers in Eden North Carolina, intend to tackle Cyber-Criminals in the area, with the help of a brand new Dell notebook computer. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


It's a Bargain Bonanza at the Laptop Shop Searching for a notebook deal lower than a limbo bar at a jockey convention? Well before you decide to head down to the local computer superstore, perhaps you should check out the bargains available at the Laptop Shop. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Wireless in Paris Over 480,000 Paris commuters will soon be in Wireless paradise. Travellers at busy La Defense station, now have up to the minute access to train schedules, and timetables, beamed directly to their notebooks. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Dell Inspiron XPS Gen 2 Review Hot off the press. Dell have unveiled the Inspiron XPS Gen 2 notebook for gamers. This puppy is powered by the long awaited GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile graphics card. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Win a T series Thinkpad in IBM's grid computing challenge Could you use a T series thinkpad? I know I could. Well IBM have started their search for university students who excel in the field of Grid computing. Winners will receive a brand new Thinkpad. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Wireless library proves popular with students! Laptopical looks at the popularity of a library in Baytown, Minneapolis, that allows students free wireless access for their laptops. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


MobilFocus 2005 - The Laptop Grammy Awards? The tuxedos have been dusted off, the teeth bleached, and faces nicely botoxed. Now Laptopical is ready for the MobilFocus 2005 award show! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


The Linux Penguin reaches 3000! Linux has become a worldwide phenomenon. Laptopical reports that TuxMobile.org, has uploaded the 3000th Linux laptop installation report. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Anyone for Tennis? Laptops Serve Up Educational Grand Slam When they were at school, tennis legends like Agassi, Borg and Becker probably had access to little more than an abacus. Today's aspiring tennis students have the luxury of laptops to help them with their homework while on the road at tournaments. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Laptop Wars - The Turion Strikes Back The Laptop processor wars have begun. The first battle was won by Intel but now AMD has rolled the Turion canon out onto the technological battlefield. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


21st century Office - Bagel, Toffee Nut Latte and a Wireless Laptop? Did you know? Entrepreneurs today are operating profitable businesses with little more than a cup of coffee, a copious supply of bagles, and a wireless laptop. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Estera's Story - Learning with Laptops Laptopical looks at the life of Estera, a 6 year old Polish girl with Down Syndrome who has found that learning with laptops is both fun, and educationally stimulating. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Bootfinder laptops - A Big Brother Scenario? The BootFinder system - A valid method to weed out tax dodgers, or just one more sneaky step closer to a Big Brother world? From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Ali Baba and the Laptop Thieves Unfortunately the following isn't a lost tale from the Arabian Nights, instead this article relates the story of an unscrupulous gang of laptop lifters, targeting notebook owners in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Fujitsu pulls a 120GB plum out of the Hard Drive Pie Laptopical takes a look at an industry first - The MHV2120AT 120GB mobile hard disk drive from Fujitsu. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Would You Like to Ride Your Lawnmower Over Your Laptop? Ever had a blissful recurring dream, in which you take aim with a pump action shotgun and blow your laptop's grinding hard drive, and pathetic pentium 2 processor into thousands of tiny pieces? From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


Apple Mac Innovator Jef Raskin Dies Aged 61 Laptopical looks at the life of Jef Raskin, creator of the intuitive "click and drag" interface, used by millions of notebook users every day. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on March 26, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..


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