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Archaeology


The archaeology of dance: American Contemporary Ballet digs back to 1890 with revelatory results

Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles Times - Jun 17, 2017
Cara Hansvick dances the Adagio from "The Nutcracker" with choreography by George Balanchine. (Art Lessman). By Lewis Segal. Dance · Arts and Culture. High above downtown Los Angeles, in a cavernous room with almost as many mirrors as windows, ...  

Geology


Digging Up (and Living) Dreams: UC Clermont Geology Students Study Dinosaur Fossil Preservation in Wyoming

University of CincinnatiUniversity of Cincinnati - Jun 13, 2017
“I was in love with nature from the get-go,” says Hunt, who earned her doctorate in geology before embarking on a career in petroleum exploration and production for Shell Oil. Driven by a desire to share her passion with the next generation, Hunt ...  

Genealogy


Research your family tree at library summer genealogy lab

WFLAThewakullanews - Jun 14, 2017
Carolyn Harvey and others from the Wakulla County Historical Society will be there to assist with genealogy research through Ancestry.com, Fold3 and other systems. There are 12 computers available in the lab or you may bring your own laptop. Whether ...  

Paleontology


Possible discovery of new animal becomes focus at paleontology conference

WCYBWCYB - Jun 15, 2017
WASHINGTON COUNTY, TN - The latest discovery of an animal previously unknown to science at the Gray Fossil Site has become the topic of discussion at the tenth annual Southeast Association of Vertebrate Paleontology conference. Paleontologists from ...  

Philosophy


Philosophy gender gap not tied to hiring

FIU NewsFIU News - Jun 15, 2017
Women are under-represented in philosophy careers, but it has nothing to do with finding jobs at colleges or universities, according to a new study. Many academics in the field have long believed sexist attitudes, whether conscious or unconscious, put ...  

Psychology


The Psychology of 'So Good It Makes Me Angry'

New York MagazineNew York Magazine - Jun 15, 2017
In a recent study, Aragón (who was a postdoctoral researcher at Yale University at the time of the research) and Yale psychology professor John Bargh looked at why these seemingly contradictory expressions occur. Study participants looked at images of ...  

Ufology


Contact in the Desert UFO Conference Returns to Joshua Tree for Fifth Year

OC WeeklyOC Weekly - May 24, 2017
The annual Contact in the Desert conference is relatively new in the ufology world but has already been touted as one of the field's top conventions worldwide. This year, approximately 3000 attendees gathered in Joshua Tree from May 19-22 seeking ...  

Cosmology


Mars: Evidence of Current and Past Life; Viking LR, Meteor ALH8401, Stromatolites, Methane, Parasitic Fungi

Cosmology.comCosmology.com - Jun 17, 2017
The evidence for past and current life on Mars is reviewed. Billions of years ago Mars may have been flush with microbiological activity as based on a detailed analyses of Martian meteor ALH 8401 (McKay et al. 1996, 1998; Thomas-Keprta et al. 2002, 2009).  

Forestry


Sixth Grade Forestry Tour just around the corner
Clearwater Tribune - Jun 14, 2017

Any student in the Joint 171 School District completing the sixth grade during the 2016-2017 school year is eligible to attend the 57th annual Sixth Grade Forestry Tour, set for July 11-13. This includes public, home or private schooled children. If ...  

Meteorology


Bureau of Meteorology describes Sydney weather situation as South ...

The AdvertiserThe Advertiser - Jun 13, 2017
FORECASTING the weather can get a bit tricky for the Bureau of Meteorology.  

Artificial Intelligence


Becoming One Of Tomorrow's Unicorns In The World Of Artificial Intelligence

ForbesForbes - Jun 19, 2017
Everyone is buzzing about the impact of AI on work, and many leaders feel insecure about what it will mean in terms of their own career development and roles. Deep learning, machine learning, automation and robotics are creating a seismic shift across ...  

Learning Spanish


Wellington elementary students get a huge jump on learning Spanish

Palm Beach PostPalm Beach Post - May 25, 2017
Rocio Calderón teahes her New Horizons Elementary School Kindergarten class in Spanish while Wellington Councilman Michael Drahos looks on (Matt Morgan/The Palm Beach Post). The New Horizons Elementary School Kindergarten students in ...  

Learning French


If You Teach Your Child These 3 Languages, You'll Basically Be Raising a Future CEO

Reader's DigestReader's Digest - Jun 21, 2017
Results indicated that children should be learning French, German, and/or Mandarin if they want to be successful within the next 10 years and maximize their employability. Proficiency in a second language opens the door to new markets for businesses ...  

Learning Japanese


West Virginia Students Learning Japanese at Summer Camp
U.S. News & World Report - Jun 7, 2017

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Students have been learning about Japanese culture at West Virginia camp. The Herald-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2sCx7gW ) elementary schoolers made sushi and rice balls on Tuesday during Cabell County Schools' ...  

Learning Chinese


Mandarin Month: How Important is Stroke Order When Learning ...

The Beijinger (blog)The Beijinger (blog) - Jun 5, 2017
In the lead up to our Mandarin Month mixer on June 24, where you'll be able to meet with Beijing's best Mandarin schools, we'll be dishing out some ...  

Learning German


German KinderKamp

Gillette News RecordGillette News Record - Jun 14, 2017
... kids German during KinderKamp at Stocktrail Elementary on Tuesday morning. Whether it be racing to the white board to find the German word first or making safari vests out of paper bags, not only are the kids learning German, they are having a ton ...  

Learning Russian


Learning Russian language 1.1 Released for iOS – Expand Your ...
MilTech - May 29, 2017

Yerevan, Armenia – LastThink today is proud to announce the release of Learning Russian language 1.1. If you want to learn Russian or just tend to improve.  

 
 
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