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Folkstreams

Learn more about American (U.S.) history and culture by watching the many documentary films available on Folkstreams.net. The video above is a trailer for one called “Catching the Music”. It’s about how music is handed down from person to person. These are just some of the other topics of the films: Ethnic and immigrant culture Festivals and…

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Storyboard That

Create your own comics with Storyboard That. You don’t need to sign up to start creating, but you will need to register if you want to save your stories. Just click on “Create a storyboard” in the top right of the main page. The site is easy to use, with a drag-and-drop interface and plenty…

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ESL Blues

ESL Blues has activities and quizzes for English language learners. Most of the quizzes are about vocabulary, grammar and usage. The new site has been modified to work on smart phones, and the author says he’s working updating the activities on the old site, too. If you’re not sure of your level, there’s a page…

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Newseum

Newseum is a Washington-based “interactive museum of news and journalism”. On their main website (newseum.org) you can find out more about what’s available at the actual building in D.C., and you can also find Today’s Front Pages, where you can see the front pages of newspapers from around the world, sortable by region: Click on…