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Matt Davis, who says he works at Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, in Cambridge, UK, a Medical Research Council unit that includes a large group investigating how the brain processes language, has produced this page on the current state of reading research.
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
Darwin Country (W3)
"Darwin Country" is an educational resource for lifelong learning. It will enable you to explore a wide range of topics and themes 'through space and time'. The first phase of this project was given the name 'Cradle of Science, Technology and the Better Life!'
Initially, you were able to explore the natural and human history of part of the West Midlands of England and adjacent parts of Wales (broadly centered on Shrewsbury, the County Town of Shropshire) during the 18th and 19th Centuries.
The periods of time covered have been extended as the site has been developed. You will be able to explore the links between the area and the wider world including the influence of naturalists such as "Charles Darwin" and social reformers such as Josiah Wedgwood.
The name "Darwin Country" was chosen because of the strong links with "Charles Darwin", his grandfather "Erasmus Darwin" and other members of the Darwin family. "Erasmus Darwin" of Lichfield, Staffordshire sent his son Robert to be a doctor in Shrewsbury, Shropshire in the year 1786. "Robert Darwin" married "Susannah Wedgwood" of Maer (near Stoke-on-Trent) in 1796. "Charles Darwin", their second son and the author of Origin Of Species, was born in Shrewsbury in 1809.
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- K: Kalaripayattu | Karate | Katsusuke Yanagisawa | Kendo | Kevin Cook | Kew Palm House | Killing the Cocaine King | Kitchen Chemistry | Kombai, The | Krakatau | Kursk, The
- L: LA Ink | Lance Armstrong | Laser | Last Days | Laura Grant, Dr | Leeds Castle | Leepu Awlia | Lemur Street | Light Bulb | Little Experiments | Living With Tigers | Loch Ness | Logger
- M: M30 Madrid Project | M32 | Machines and Engineering | Maclaren Technology Centre | Marfa Lights | Marilyn Monroe | Martial Arts | Massacre in Madrid | Massive Engines | Medical Technology | Mek, The | Men In Black | Meerkat Manor | Mermaids | Mexico | Microchip | Military Aircrafts | Mk110 | Mogens Jensen | Mongrel Nation | Monica Piris Chavarri | Moscow Siege | Motorbikes | Mountain Science | Mount Everest | Mount St. Helens | Mount Tambora | Mount Tambora. Buried Village Uncovered | MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) | Muay Thai | MULE | Mummification | Mummy, Anatomy of a | Mystery of Helios 522 | Mystery of the Red Queen | Mythbusters | Mythbusters Video Game | Myths, Egyptian | Myths, Native American | Myths, Shark | My Shocking Story
- N: Native American Myths | Neanderthal Genome Project | Nefertiti | New World Order | Nick Blair | NLOS-C | Nostradamus | Nuclear Weapons
- O: Obesity Pandemic | Oil, Sweat & Rigs | Oklahoma City Bombing | Olympic Games | On the Rails | On the Run | One Step Beyond | Operation Barbarossa | Orangutan Island
- P: Pankration | Paul Britton | Pearl Harbour | Pencak Silat | Peter Worthers, Dr | Pharaohs and Queens | Pioneers of Flight | Planes | Planes, American | Planes, British | Planes, Jet | Planets | Pluto | Pontianak | Pope John Paul I | Population | Protector | Psychic and Paranormal | Psychology of Speed | Puertasaurus reuili | Pyramids, Egyptian | Pyramids, Mystery of
- Q: Queen Mary 2
- R: Race 2 Replace | Racing Dynasties | Reich Underground | Real Superhumans | Reproduction, Human | Reproduction, Shark | Rob Barber | Robert Maxwell | Robin Hood | Robots | Rodeo World | Rogues Gallery | Rogue Predators | Rolls Royce | Rome | Rudolf Hess | Russell Brice
- S: Saddam Hussein, Capture of | Sars Global Killer | Savate | Scary Movies | Science Fiction in the Cinema | Science Fiction on TV | Science Fiction, Origins of | Science of Prediction | Science of Star Wars | Sci-Fi Zone | Scotty Moore | Scramjet Engine | Serial Killers | Sex and Love, History of | Shaolin Chuan | Shark Attack Map | Shark Myths | Sharks | Shark Week | Sherpa Phurba Tashi | Ships | Ships, British | Skyscraper, Extreme | Smart Materials | Smash Lab | Solar Energy | Southern Chopper | SOS pledge | South Africa | Space | Speed Week | Sphinxes | Spitfire Ace | Spitfire | St Paul's Cathedral | Stars | Steam Engine | Steel | Steve Irwin | Storm Chasers | Super Comet | Survival Zone | Synthetic Materials
- T: Taekwondo | Tai Chi Chuan | Tatsu | Technology | Telephone | Ten Ways... | Three Gorges Dam | Time Team | Tim Medvetz | Timothy Treadwell | Titanic | Top 10 Ways to Contact the Dead | Touring Bikes | Transport Networks | True Horror |
| Tungurahua | Tunnel Trial | Tunnels | Tutankhamun | Tutankhamun, Assassination of
- U: UFOs | Ultrasound | Ultimates | Unearthed | Universe | Unsolved History | Urban Myths
- V: V-22 | Vampires, Female | Vancouver's Artificial Reefs | Vehicles | Video | Videogames | Virtual Dive to the Titanic | Virtual History | Virus, Anatomy of a | Volcano | Vroom
- W: Warrior Women | Water Engineering | Water Power | We Built This City | What Are They Doing? | Whirlpools | Whiz Kids Quiz | Why Do Killers Kill? | Wind Power | Wing Chun Chuan | World Population | World Wide Web | World's Lost Tribes | World's Strangest UFO Stories | World's Toughest Jobs | World's Toughest Tribes | Worst Jobs in History | Worthers, Dr Peter | Wreck Detectives | Wright Brothers | WW2
- X: XM307 | X-Rays
- Y: Year Without Summer | Yip Man
dumb, dumm, tumb, stumm, stammeln (W3)
Im engl. "dumb" = "stumm" ist noch die ursprüngliche Bedeutung von "dumm" zu erkennen. Umgangssprachlich wird engl. "dumb"mittlerweile auch im Sinne von "blöd" verwendet.
Es entstand aus "stumm", weil man annahm, dass stumme oder sogar taubstumme Menschen zwangsläufig auch "dumm" sein müssen - und man sich wohl in früheren Zeiten auch nicht die Mühe gab, den Betroffenen zu helfen.
Das Wort "stumm", ahd. "stum" = " gehemmt" hängt seinerseits, wie "stammeln" mit "stemmen" = "hemmen" zusammen.
"Dumm" geht zurück auf das mhd. "tump" bzw. ahd. "tumb" = "verdunkelt", "mit stumpfen Sinnen"; und dieses ursprünglich auf "stumm".
Das engl. "excerebrose" = "geistlos", "hirnlos" geht zurück auf lat. "ex-" = "aus" und "cerebrum" = "Gehirn".
Engl. "Misosophy" = dt. "Hass der Weisheit" setzt sich zusammen aus griech. "misos" = dt. "Feindschaft", "Hass", "Verachtung" und griech. "sophía" = "Weisheit".
science, *skei-, *skin, *skiyen, *skeid, *skeit (W3)
Das engl. "science" = "Wissenschaft" = "Unterscheidungsvermögen" ist Teil einer großen Wortfamilie.
Ausgehend von einem ide. "*skei-", "*skin", "*skiyen", "*skeid", "*skeit" = "schneiden", "spalten" hat sie sich in viele vornehme und weniger vornehme Zweige aufgespalten.
Mit zur großen Verwandtschaft gehören:
- "blatherskite" = "Quatschkopf" ("Quatsch-Abscheider"), from Old Norse skta, to defecate;
- "chine" = "Rückgrat", "Kreuz"
- "conscience" = "Gewissen"
- "conscious" = "Bewußtsein"
- frz. "écu", von lat. "scutum" = "Schild"
- span. "escudo" = "Wappenschild" (lat. "scutum" = "Schild")
- "escutcheon" = "Schild", "Abdeckung"
- "esquire" = "Edelmann" von lat. "scutarius" = "Schilderer", "Schildträger"
- "exscind" = "exzidieren", "herausschneiden"
- "knife" = "Messer"
- "nescience" = "Unwissenheit"
- "nice" = "schön"
- "omniscient" = "allwissend"
- "plebiscite" = "Plebiszit", "Volksentscheid"
- "prescient" = "vorherwissend", from Latin scre, to know ("to separate one thing from another", "discern")
- "prescind" = "absondern"
- "rescind" = "von einem Vertrag zurücktreten", from Latin scindere, to split.
- "scan" = "genau prüfen"
- dt. "Schere" (die "Trennschere" ist ein weißer Schimmel")
- dt. "Schiefer"
- "schism" = "Schisma" = "(Kirchen-)Spaltung"
- "schist" = "Schiefer"
- "shiver" = "zittern", "Splitter", "zersplittern"
- griech. "schizo-" = "gespalten", (griech. "skhizein")
- dt. "schizophren" = "gespaltener Geist" (griech. "phren" = "Geist", "Gemüt")
- "scilicet" = "nämlich" von lat. "scilicet" = "man höre!" aus "scire licet" = "man darf wissen"
- "sciolism" = "Halbwissen"
- frz. "scission", ital. "scissione" = "Spaltung"
- ital. "scudo" = "Schild"
- lat. "scutum" = "Langschild"
- "sheath" = "Scheide", from Old English scath, sheath ("split stick"), perhaps from Germanic *skaith-;
- "sheave" = "Scheibe", from Middle English sheve, pulley ("piece of wood with grooves");
- "shed" = "verschütten", "Schuppen" from Old English scadan, to separate, from Germanic *skaith-, *skaidan;
- "shin" = "Schienbein", ("shinbone")
- "shit" = "Scheiße"
- "shiver" = "Splitter", from Middle English "shivere", "scivre", "splinter" (possibly from a Low German source akin to Middle Low German "schever", "splinter")
- "shyster" = "Winkeladvokat", "Gauner", from Old High German "skzzan", "to defecate"
- dt. "skandieren" von lat. "scandere" = "emporsteigen"
- dt. "Skat" (Kartenspiel) von ital. "scarto" = "Wegwerfen" (der Karten), "die abgelegten Karten"
- "skate" = "Schlittschuh"
- "ski" = "Schi", from Old Norse "skdh", "log", "stick", "snowshoe", from Germanic "*skdam"
- "skive" = "spalten", from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse "skfa", "to slice", "split"
- "squire" = "Landjunker", "Gutsherr", früher "Schildknappe", from Latin "sctum", "shield" ("board").
- ETYMOLOGY: Middle English chiveren, shiveren.
- ETYMOLOGY: Middle English shiveren, from shivere, splinter. See skei- in Appendix I.
shiver (n.) | shiver (v.)
In der Seefahrt gibt es ein "shivering", das einen "mittleren flatternden Zustand" der Segel bezeichnet.
shiver1 | shiver2 | shivery1 | shivery2
shiver (vb, n) = "tremble" = "zittern".
Ice kippa (to pull, snatch, quiver compulsively), Swe kippa (to snatch, to twitch). Compare the Ice use of k in words such as kona (= E queen) where the relationship of kippa to quiver becomes clear.
Wissen ist Mach (W3)
"Wissen ist Macht", lautet die bekannte Erkenntnis Francis Bacons. Seit den Tagen des englischen Philosophen und Staatsmannes hat die Menschheit einen bedeutenden Wissenszuwachs verzeichnet.
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A short Story of Private Life
Gebundene Ausgabe: 544 Seiten
Verlag: Doubleday (27. Mai 2010)
Nachdem er mit liebevoll-kritischen und unglaublich amüsant geschriebenen Betrachtungen über seine beiden Heimatländer, die USA und England, bekannt wurde, stürzte sich Bill Bryson sowohl auf andere Ländern als auch anderen Themengebiete. Ähnlich wie in "A Short History of Nearly Everything" widmet sich Bryson hier wieder dem Allgemeinwissen: den Dingen des alltäglichen Lebens und wie sie geworden sind, was sie sind. Von keinem lassen wir uns lieber die Welt erklären!
Über den Autor
Bill Bryson, geb. 1951 in Des Moines, Iowa, zog 1977 nach Großbritannien und schrieb dort mehrere Jahre u. a. für die 'Times' und den 'Independent'. Mit seinem Englandbuch 'Reif für die Insel' gelang Bryson der Durchbruch, und heute ist er in England einer der erfolgreichsten Sachbuchautoren der Gegenwart. Seine Bücher werden in viele Sprachen übersetzt, stürmen stets die internationalen Bestsellerlisten. 1996 kehrte Bill Bryson mit seiner Familie in die USA zurück, wo es ihn jedoch nicht lange hielt; er war wieder 'reif für die Insel', wo er heute wieder lebt.
England: 1000 Things You Need to Know
Taschenbuch: 464 Seiten
Verlag: Atlantic Books (1. Juni 2008)
This essential and timely guide to all things England and English, which has sold 34,000 hardback copies to date, is now available in paperback.Despite a thousand years of glorious history, the people of England know surprisingly little about the facts and fables, people and places and events and emblems that have shaped their country and its heritage.Where did John Bull come from? What is the Long Man of Wilmington? Who abolished Christmas? When did roast beef become a national dish?From the White Cliffs of Dover to MG Rover, from Newcastle Brown Ale to Royal Mail, and from John Milton to blue stilton, Nicholas Hobbes explains and celebrates every aspect of Englishness for a modern audience. The result is as entertaining as it is essential.