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Archaeology


Explorers Find Underwater Route Connecting Maya Cenotes

CBC.caArchaeology - Jan 17, 2018
TULUM, MEXICO—Telesur reports that researchers from Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History have discovered a route through underwater limestone caves connecting the Sac Actun cenote and the Dos Ojos cenote. Maya pottery, human bones ...  

Geology


Alfred R. Wallace On Geology And Evolution

ForbesForbes - Jan 8, 2018
David Bressan , Contributor I deal with the rocky road to our modern understanding of earth Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Very scanty acquaintance with practical geology, I'm exceedingly interested in all wider problems with ...  

Genealogy


Genealogy basics classes to meets Mondays
Peninsula Daily News - Jan 8, 2018

Genealogy basics classes to meets Mondays. by Peninsula Daily News; Monday, January 8, 2018 1:30am; News. Peninsula Daily News. PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County Genealogical Society will offer a three-session class titled “Genealogy: The Basics ...  

Paleontology


Podcast: Spotlight on Science: Paleontology in Kyrgyzstan with Win McLaughlin

Oregon Daily EmeraldOregon Daily Emerald - Dec 23, 2017
In this episode of Spotlight on Science, arts and culture writer Frankie Lewis speaks with Win McLaughlin, a Ph.D. Candidate studying vertebrate paleontology at the University of Oregon. The two discuss McLaughlin's latest work in Kyrgyzstan, the ...  

Philosophy


Doug Weight hopes philosophy change a wake-up call for Isles ...

New York PostNew York Post - Jan 13, 2018
Doug Weight is honest beyond the point of politeness, especially when it comes to his team. So the Islanders head coach laid it all out pretty clearly in...  

Psychology


How this senior marketing exec is using his psychology doctorate to promote an 'unknown' brand

CNBCCNBC - Jan 11, 2018
Adrian Britten is probably one of the most qualified marketers in the business — but his degree isn't in marketing. He is a chartered psychologist with a doctorate gained in 1989. And he's using it to help the relatively "unknown" brand he works for ...  

Ufology


UFOs are REAL and use 'new energy' that could change our future

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - Jan 12, 2018
Alejandro Rojas, spokesman for the Scientific Coalition for Ufology (SCU), said being unexplained did not mean the UFOs were alien. He said: “Remember, the 'U' is for unidentified, not alien. "We don't know what these things are. “Just because we get ...  

Cosmology


Kristin Hersh, An Uncomfortable Cosmology

HuffPostHuffPost - Dec 18, 2017
Kristin Hersh knows about discomfort. It was almost a year ago when we met, and it feels now like it a different era completely. It was pre-Trump. A rare and pounding rain had just hit Los Angeles. We spoke in a car as beads of water gobbled each other ...  

Forestry


How happiness impacts forestry (and vice versa) in Bhutan

Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog) - Jan 10, 2018
Bhutan - In the country of Bhutan, a small Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas, it is often the middle road that is chosen. There's the middle path of the country's religion and its emphasis on spiritual balance, symbolized in the prayer flags and pagoda ...  

Meteorology


Severe storms expected to hit Turkey, impact daily life: Meteorology directorate

Hurriyet Daily NewsHurriyet Daily News - Jan 17, 2018
Severe storms are expected to hit Turkey and impact daily life starting later on Jan. 17, the General Directorate of Meteorology has warned. The storms are expected to move eastward and impact all seas surrounding Turkey and could bring about falling ...  

Artificial Intelligence


10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective On Artificial Intelligence's Growth

ForbesForbes - Jan 12, 2018
Stanford has undertaken a One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100) looking at the effects of AI on people's lives, basing the inaugural report and index on the initial findings. The study finds “that we're essentially “flying blind” in ...  

Learning Spanish


Princess Charlotte is learning Spanish with her Nanny – Maria ...

Royal CentralRoyal Central - Jan 13, 2018
Princess Charlotte can apparently speak Spanish, according to a source who spoke to People magazine. Now a source is speaking to People, revealing that Princess Charlotte is speaking some Spanish with Prince William and with her nanny, Maria Turrion ...  

Learning French


Learning French in Kilkenny could be your New Year's resolution

Kilkenny PeopleKilkenny People - Jan 9, 2018
Sticking to your New Year's resolutions is difficult. Changing the habits of a lifetime can take quite a bit of effort. Your New Year's Resolutions will surely have included some aspect of self-improvement. Maybe it's to lose weight, get fit, quit ...  

Learning Japanese


Japanese students come of age

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt NewsUniversity of Pittsburgh The Pitt News - Jan 12, 2018
The Coming of Age attendees included students learning Japanese at Pitt, Japanese exchange students from Chatham University and international students from Yasuda University in Japan enrolled in a five-month course through Pitt's English Language ...  

Learning Chinese


Feature: A hard but sweet journey: Afghan youth proud of learning Chinese
Xinhua - Dec 25, 2017

KABUL, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Despite learning Chinese language is difficult for many elsewhere in the world, but learning the hard and not still alphabetized Asian language is becoming more common among Afghan youths recently. Unlike other languages ...  

Learning German


Ex-Rangers star Nacho Novo 'learning German' as model girlfriend shares hospital picture

Evening TimesEvening Times - Jan 12, 2018
Ex-Rangers star Nacho Novo 'learning German' as model girlfriend shares hospital picture. Evening Times Online. (Credit: Stephanie Heaney). 0 comments. The model girlfriend of ex-Rangers star Nacho Novo has revealed the player is up and about - and ...  

Learning Russian


Kazakh president stresses importance of learning Russian language

TASSTASS - Jan 10, 2018
ASTANA, January 10. /TASS/. Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in his state-of-the-nation address on Wednesday that the knowledge of the Russian language remains important in the Central Asian republic. "The future of Kazakh citizens is ...  

 
 
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