1. So who was Socrates anyway? We ask students at a California school about the Socratic teaching method and the questions it inspires.

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  2. The vast majority of mutual funds own oil, gas, and coal companies. So, if you are invested in mutual funds, it is very likely that you are invested in fossil fuel companies, whether you intend to be or not.

    Green Century has been helping people invest in sustainable companies for over 20 years. They help you save for your future without compromising the planet.

    For more information, please visit greencentury.com.

    Animated and directed by Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne).

    See more of Gobblynne's illustration and animation work, or just pop by and say hello at:

    Gobblynne website: gobblynne.com
    Facebook: facebook.com/GobblynneAnimation
    Twitter: twitter.com/Gobblynne
    YouTube: youtube.com/GobblynneAnimation
    Gobblynne Shop: society6.com/gobblynne/prints

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  3. Animated short showing the link between deforestation and our shopping behavior.

    Forests are being cut down to make room for palm oil plantations. Palm oil is found in 60% of products on our supermarket shelves & growing. Demand is predicted to more than double by 2030 and to triple by 2050. Deforestation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, threatens biological diversity, and has devastating impacts upon forest dependent peoples.

    For more info about this issue check greenpeace.org or greenpeace.nl if you're a Dutchie.

    This work was commissioned by Greenpeace NL and is currently part of their online magazine GPM appearing four times a year.

    Voice: Ruben van der Meer

    facebook: http://tinyurl.com/6jwvrbd | twitter: http://tinyurl.com/4525grg | youtube: http://tinyurl.com/6e635er | film annex: http://tinyurl.com/7e6tmee

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  4. Often called the "birthplace of civilisation", Ancient Greece heralded numerous advances in philosophy, science, sport and also mathematics. Over six centuries from 600 BC a group of revolutionary thinkers – from Thales, Pythagoras, Democritus and Aristotle to Euclid, Archimedes and Hypatia of Alexandria – formalised the rules and language of modern mathematics.

    This animated adventure brings to life some of these key figures to demonstrate the crucial role played by the Ancient Greeks in the story of maths.

    For Greek thinkers, maths wasn't simply a means of calculating amounts but a way of testing reality and understanding the true nature of the world around them. Indeed, Pythagoras is believed to have coined both the words "philosophy" ("love of wisdom") and "mathematics" ("that which is learned"). In turn, Euclid came to be known as the "father of geometry".

    At the heart of this new understanding, was the concept of "the proof", developed by Euclid in what is commonly regarded as the most important and successful mathematical textbook of all time – the "Stoicheion" or "Elements". Built upon the axiomatic method, mathematical proofs were a way of testing assumptions by building up a mathematical argument using self-evident or assumed statements (or, "axioms").

    It is this methodology that formed the foundational language and logic of modern mathematics throughout the world. Indeed, Euclid’s Elements was widely used as the seminal maths textbook right up until the start of the twentieth century.

    Many thanks to James Grime for his expert help on the script and recording the voice-over. Follow him @jamesgrime or find out more at singingbanana.com.

    Thanks also to the wonderful 12foot6 and Phoebe Halstead for bringing our ideas to life in animated form: 12foot6.com

    This video was created as part of the Greek Legacy Masterclass project, generously supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation: snf.org

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  5. This work is an alphabetical list of the most important architects with their best known building.
    A lot of them have been left out with grief because we only need one for each letter and we done an effort to have differents nationalities.
    If you love architecture, for more stuff you can follow us in http://www.ombuarchitecture.tumblr.com

    Concept and Animation: Andrea Stinga, Federico Gonzalez
    Art Direction: Federico Gonzalez
    Music: The Butterfly from Eugene C.Rose and George Ruble, (Creative Commons)
    you can download it here: vimeo.com/musicstore/track/10358

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    Here is the alphabetical list We hope you enjoy it.

    Alvar AAlto _ Säynätsalo Town hall - Finland
    Luis Barragán _ satellite towers - Mexico city
    Santiago Calatrava _ Lyon - Satolas airport railway station - lyon France
    Luís Domènech i Montaner _ Antoni Tàpies foundation - Barcelona
    Eduardo Souto de Moura _ Paula Rego's House of Stories _ Cascais _ portugal
    Norman Foster_ London City Hall _ England
    frank Gehry _ Guggenheim bilbao _ Spain
    herzog & de meuron _ Beijing National Stadium _ CHina
    Arata Isozaki _ Palau Sant Jordi _ barcelona
    Philip Johnson _ The Glass House _ New Canaan _ United state
    Louis Kahn _ National Parliament of Bangladesh _ Dhaka city
    le corbusier _ Villa Savoye _ Poissy, Francia
    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe _ barcelona pavilion _ Spain
    oscar niemeyer _ National Congress of Brazil, Brasília
    Joseph Maria Olbrich _ Secession building, vienna - Austria
    César Pelli _ Petronas Twin Tower _ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Giacomo Quarenghi _ the Smolny Institute _ St. Petersburg, Russia.
    Renzo Piano + Richard Rogers _ Pompidou Centre _ Paris, Francia
    Álvaro Siza _ Ibere camargo foundation _ porto alegre _ Brazil
    kenzo Tange _ Tokyo Olympic Stadium - Japan
    Jørn Utzon _ Sydney Opera House _ Australia
    William Van Alen _ Chrysler Building _ New York City
    frank lloyd wright _ guggenheim new york _ United state
    Iannis Xenakis _ Philips pavilion _ Expo '58 in Brussels
    Minoru Yamasaki _ World Trade Center
    Zaha Hadid_The Pierres Vives building _ Montpellier, France

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