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Archaeology


Archaeologists find Roman emperor's 1,900-year-old summer home ...

HaaretzHaaretz - Apr 16, 2017
Kibyratis in the Turkish mountains was a pastoral retreat for the Roman elite, who didn't miss the opportunity to make money while about it.  

Geology


Cathy Grace rocks: Beloved geology professor retires

Daily MississippianDaily Mississippian - Apr 13, 2017
Geology professor Cathy Grace is well-known on campus for her excited, musical approach to teaching the sciences. Grace will retire this spring and said she plans to travel the country after her 22 years of hard work at the university. Grace has a ...  

Genealogy


Genealogy Researchers Gather At LDS Church To Build Family History

KHTS RadioKHTS Radio - Apr 23, 2017
Lock, A consultant at the LDS church, recorded this small historical narrative of the date that would “live in infamy” through FamilySearch, which she and her colleagues utilize to record individuals genealogy and ancestry. Genealogy is a passion for ...  

Paleontology


Teleocrater rhadinus: Early Dinosaur Relative Had Surprising Crocodile-Like Look

Sci-News.comSci-News.com - Apr 13, 2017
Paleontologists have long wondered what the earliest dinosaur relatives looked like. Most assumed that they would look like dwarf dinosaurs and walk on two legs. The discovery of Teleocrater rhadinus, however, has overturned popular predictions.  

Philosophy


New York 'Fusion' artist Shalom Neuman brings philosophy to Easton

Allentown Morning CallAllentown Morning Call - Apr 14, 2017
New York 'Fusion' artist Shalom Neuman brings philosophy to Easton. PICTURES: International Fusion in Easton opens. PHOTO GALLERY: Fusion artist Shalom Neuman's work is on display at his gallery, the International Fusion gallery, in Easton.  

Psychology


Are You the Pursuer or the Distancer in Your Relationship?

Psychology Today (blog)Psychology Today (blog) - Apr 22, 2017
Do you ever find yourself longing for your partner, wishing you could feel more connected, even when you're both in the same place? Or, have you ever caught yourself fantasizing about taking a break from your relationship, wishing you could just slip ...  

Ufology


Winnipeg-based Ufology Research releases annual report on Canadian UFO sightings

Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca - Mar 31, 2017
The 2016 Canadian UFO Survey produced by Winnipeg-based Ufology Research was released this week. In total, there were 1,131 sightings of unidentified flying objects reported across Canada. In a first for the 28 years the study has been conducted, only ...  

Cosmology


Einstein's latest anniversary marks the birth of modern cosmology ...

Science News (blog)Science News (blog) - Apr 11, 2017
A century ago, Einstein gave birth to modern cosmology by using his general theory of relativity to describe the universe.  

Forestry


Protecting the forestry mill tax and public land
Ashland Daily Press - Apr 14, 2017

I would like to thank the State legislature for dedicating time to highlight the important role forestry and the forest products industry plays in our state. Assembly Joint Resolution 23, proclaiming April as forestry and paper products month, does a ...  

Meteorology


Meteorology Pioneer Borrows from Darwinism for Latest Forecast Innovation

Laboratory EquipmentLaboratory Equipment - Apr 21, 2017
In college, Paul Roebber reveled in the interdisciplinary aspects of meteorology. This was a sign to come, as Roebber, now a professor at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, would go on to apply biological aspects in his research as he became one ...  

Artificial Intelligence


Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has gotten over his fear of artificial intelligence

CNBCCNBC - Apr 17, 2017
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has done a complete about-face on the fear that artificial intelligence could "take over" humanity, he told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Monday. "I've totally changed my mind — We aren't talking about artificial intelligence ...  

Learning Spanish


A World Without Barriers: Learning Spanish can enrich your personal life and beyond

College TimesCollege Times - Apr 6, 2017
ASU's School of International Letters and Cultures gives students the opportunity to explore the world without leaving the classroom. The school offers a vast variety of language courses for students to choose from. These courses expose students to ...  

Learning French


April 19, 2017 in Opinions: The importance of foreign language
The Journal - Apr 19, 2017

I first started learning French as a first-year student in high school. My initial reasons were just because I thought it was cool, but years later, I've grown to value the experiences and opportunities that I've had from studying French. Through ...  

Learning Japanese


Over the Garden Fence | Learning Japanese designs

Bucyrus Telegraph ForumBucyrus Telegraph Forum - Mar 28, 2017
In the newest relationship pursuit, The Rising Sun Friends, things are going well. At our last meeting, two of the women announced that their stays in Bucyrus were coming to an end in the next several weeks. Sad for me, but a happy thought for them as ...  

Learning Chinese


Learning Chinese medicine | IOL

Independent OnlineIndependent Online - Apr 3, 2017
In South Africa, the Traditional Chinese Medicine market is well developed.  

Learning German


23 Reasons To Regret Learning German
BuzzFeed News - Apr 14, 2017

23 Reasons To Regret Learning German. 1 word in English = 13 words in German. Posted on April 16, 2017, at 3:16 p.m.. Maximilian Zender. BuzzFeed-Redaktion, Deutschland. Share On facebook Share · Share On vk Share · Share On pinterest Share On ...  

Learning Russian


Learning Russian From 'Boris Badenov'

New York TimesNew York Times - Apr 10, 2017
“Boris looked uncannily like the bad guy in 'Rocky and His Friends' and 'The Bullwinkle Show.' We were immediately captivated.” Credit Courtesy of Eugene Shekhtman. For more than 30 years, the Soviet émigré Boris V. Shekhtman taught Russian to ...  

 
 
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