"(born 7 April 1989 in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe) is a Frenchjudoka.
He's 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) and 286 lb (130 kg) and has been given the nickames Teddy Bear and Teddy Winner .
At 18 years and 5 months Teddy Riner became the youngest world champion of the history of his sport.
To date, he holds an unmatched record of six world titles obtained in the +100kg, Men's Team and the Open categories .
He is considered as one of the greatest judoka in activity."
11 Surprising Celebrity Hobbies "Find out which celebrities are into spear fishing, action figure collecting, playing with dolls, fencing, and many more." 1. Leonardo DiCaprio - Action Figure Collector
2. Johnny Depp - Playing With Barbies
3. Tom Hanks - Collecting Typewriters
4. Will Smith - Fencing
5. Ben Stiller - Being A Trekkie
6. Angelina Jolie - Collecting Daggers
7. Rod Stewart - Model Train Enthusiast
8. Quentin Tarantino - Collecting Boardgames Based On TV Shows
9. George Lucas - Feeding Squirrels
10. Lisa Kudrow - Playing Pool
11. Tiger Woods - Spear Fishing
Obesity - Published August 26, 2011
"This four-part Series critically examines what we know about the global obesity pandemic: its drivers, its economic and health burden,
the physiology behind weight control and maintenance, and what science tells us about the kind of actions that are needed to change
our obesogenic environment and reverse the current tsunami of risk factors for chronic diseases in future generations..."
Obesity 'threatens US army recruitment' "Obesity disqualified more potential recruits for military service than any other medical factor...
"We must act, as we did after World War II, to ensure that our children can one day defend our country, if need be."
ESL Video Quiz: Sharon's Stories: Lala: The Pet Penguin "Meet Lala, the pet penguin which was caught in a fisherman's net and brought home.
Now he is used to living with humans and refuses to leave."
- with an interactive quiz (eslvideo.com)
** Maryse : a typical schoolday in the US **
par Maryse (NYC, USA)
- 27 août 2011
Maryse tells us about a typical schoolday in the USA : the different classes and after school activities.
Numbers from 1 to 20 - interactive activities
"Various activities such as crosswords and matching exercises to revise the numbers from one to twenty (with animated pictures and sounds)" - with AUDIO
The alphabet - interactive activities
"Listen to the alphabet and try to identify the letters through various activities like
matching exercises, fill in the blanks and put the letters in the right order (with animated pictures and sounds)"
Astonish Me - a short film for WWF "to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)...
A magical tale of adventure and discovery showcasing some of the extraordinary species recently found around the world."
Rugby World Cup 2011 Resources:
Stadium Capacity Maths / Team Strips / Flags Symmetry / Rugby Union Scoring /
Top Points Scorers / RWC Project Ideas / My World Cup Team - TOPIC, THEMED and CROSS-CURRICULAR RESOURCES / Rugby resources
Interactive writing !
En salle informatique par deux
"Write your dialogue on your notebook - Saluer le personnage et demander le temps qu’il fait
- saluer et répondre - demander les vêtements qu’il ou…
Pour lire la suite cliquez ici "
The Compound Lesson
"Compound words are two smaller words combined together.
For example, the word play and the word ground make a compound word of playground.
There is a great video to watch that can teach you all about compound words and how to spot them.
Check it out in the Compound Words section of the site...
Once you’ve finished watching the video and learning all about compound words,
you can play some great games and practice everything you’ve learned."
Toilet paper brand wipes out forests and endangered species
"An investigation released today reveals that Auckland based company Cottonsoft is sourcing its toilet paper
from rainforests in Indonesia, home of the critically-endangered Sumatran tiger.
The evidence is the result of an eight-month investigation by Greenpeace, the Green Party and WWF-New Zealand
into exactly where the toilet paper sold by New Zealand retailers originates from...
The destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests is one of the main threats to the survival of the critically
endangered Sumatran tiger, only 400 of which are estimated to remain in the wild. "
English for 2012
"Find out about London's preparations for hosting the Olympic and Paralympics Games: the venues;
the journey of the Olympic torch; the impact of the new facilities on life in London and the wider UK..." + HISTORY + SPORTS
+ VIDEO + FUN
"Contemporary roller derby is an American-invented contact sport with roots in sports entertainment.
The game is based on formation roller skating around an oval track by two teams.
Points are scored when the designated scoring player (the "jammer") of a given team laps members of the opposing team;
hence offense and defense typically occur simultaneously."
It "is an international sport with over 1000 women's leagues in 36 countries, as well as a growing number of male, co-ed, and junior exposition teams."
Martin Luther King memorial opens in Washington DC "Master Lei Yixin, a Chinese sculptor, designed a statue standing 30ft (9.1m) tall, situated right between memorials
for Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln, along the National Mall in the US capital.
Visitors talked to the BBC about their impressions, and about what it means to have the civil rights leader enshrined in such a prominent display."
Cosmetic Surgery For Prettier Pets+ SCRIPT
"Like their owners, pets are getting all types of cosmetic surgery - breast reductions, eyelifts, and even fat removal..."
Surge in plastic surgery for pets "Nose jobs and facelifts were once the preserve of Hollywood A-listers and ageing celebrities.
However new figures show that Britons are spending millions of pounds a year on plastic surgery for their pets...
Facelifts are commonly required in breeds with excessively drooping eyelids, skin grafts for wounds, soft palate trimming in short faced breeds."
"This documentary on Chicago gang violence is the most necessary film of the year...
The "violence interrupters" are a group of ex-convicts and former gang members who've joined CeaseFire,
an organization with a unique approach to quelling youth violence. Rather than lecturing in schools or running drop-in centers,
they get out on the street, find kids in situations of potential danger..."
Sending the Police Before There’s a Crime
"The police officers... were directed to the parking structure by a computer program
that had predicted that car burglaries were especially likely there that day.
The program is part of an unusual experiment by the Santa Cruz Police Department in predictive policing
— deploying officers in places where crimes are likely to occur in the future...
Efforts to systematically anticipate when and where crimes will occur are being tried out in several cities. "
The story of how we got our alphabets
"From intricate and beautiful Egyptian hieroglyphs, to wedge-shaped cuneiform imprints from ancient Mesopotamia
- our ancestors developed many ways of recording their thoughts and information...
Dr James Clackson, senior lecturer in Classics at the University of Cambridge, explains
about some of the people and places where writing was born."
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter - OFFICIAL "Set to open in Spring 2012, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is a behind-the-scenes walking tour which immerses guests into the world
of film-making. The tour features authentic sets, costumes and props that showcase the British artistry, technology and talent that goes
into producing world famous and successful movies, created at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden. The Studio Tour will initially focus
on the Harry Potter film series which has made the Studios its home for over 10 years."
Hugo "is an upcoming 3Dfamilyadventuredrama film based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret.
It is directed by Martin Scorsese and written by John Logan...
Hugo Cabret is an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station.
When Hugo encounters a broken automaton, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop,
he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy." (Wikipedia)
William Randolph Hearst: Mythical media bogeyman
"William Randolph Hearst lives on 60 years after his death as the mythical bogeyman of American journalism,
the personification of the field's most egregious impulses...
As Hearst envisioned it, the "journalism of action" was to be a sustained force, defined by activism on many fronts
and fuelled by frequent doses of self-promotion and self-congratulation."
"Citizen Kane - played by Orson Welles (centre)
- was loosely based on Hearst"
"Hearst portrayed as a spoilt child about
to break his doll in a 1930 cartoon"
William Randolph Hearst (April 29, 1863 – August 14, 1951)
"was an American newspaper magnate and leading newspaper publisher...
Acquiring more newspapers, Hearst created a chain that numbered nearly 30 papers in major American cities at its peak.
He later expanded to magazines, creating the largest newspaper and magazine business in the world."