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Archaeology


Warm weather reveals previously unknown archaeology

BBC NewsBBC News - Jul 12, 2018
Archaeologists say recent dry weather has given them the best chance since 1976 to detect new sites from the air. Marks in crop fields across central and southern Scotland have revealed new Iron Age structures in the Borders, and a temporary Roman camp ...  

Geology


Irving Resources Receives Prestigious Award from the Society of Resource Geology in Japan
Nasdaq - Jul 9, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Irving Resources Inc. (CSE:IRV) ("Irving" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its presentation, "One of the largest silica Sinter in Japan and hot spring type Au-Ag deposit in the ...  

Genealogy


Alabama dentist reunited with long-lost daughter thanks to genealogy site
AL.com - Jul 7, 2018

Almost a year ago, Laura Barnes sat down to write what was perhaps the most important email she's ever sent. "I don't really know where to start, other than that I noticed we matched based on our DNA profile," she began. "My name is Laura Kristi Barnes ...  

Paleontology


The Many Ways Women Get Left Out of Paleontology

SmithsonianSmithsonian - Jun 7, 2018
You can't talk about the early days of paleontology without talking about Mary Anning. Far from being just the inspiration for the tongue-twister “she sells seashells down by the seashore,” the pioneering fossil hunter helped shape the young field ...  

Philosophy


What's the point of philosophy? A new philosophy paper says there isn't one

QuartzQuartz - Jun 27, 2018
There comes a moment in every philosophy student's life, perhaps when struggling through a logic set or trying to parse some impenetrable Derrida essay, that the inevitable question comes up: What's the point? A new philosophy paper, published in the ...  

Psychology


Positive Psychology Is Garbage (And Why You Should Follow Its Founder's Lead)

ForbesForbes - Jul 5, 2018
Only a true marketing wizard could transform his image from that of a guy best known for torturing dogs into the world's foremost apostle of happiness. And that's exactly what the University of Pennsylvania's Professor of Psychology Martin Seligman ...  

Ufology


'Witnesses were very frightened:' Survey of 2017 Canadian UFO sightings released

The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail - Jul 10, 2018
Ufology Research takes data from all known sources, including UFO organizations, government files, direct witness reports, media and some internet posts. Its analysis takes into account location, types of encounters, reliability of witnesses and ...  

Cosmology


Quentin Lacombe's Alternate Cosmology

British Journal of PhotographyBritish Journal of Photography - Jul 3, 2018
“This work is a personal attempt to construct a cosmology through photographic means,” says Quentin Lacombe, describing the alternate universe in his new book Event Horizon. “In my opinion, photography is, by nature, interdisciplinary,” he says ...  

Forestry


Hip hop forestry: Thomas Rashad Easley of F&ES

Yale NewsYale News - Jul 10, 2018
Thomas Rashad Easley, assistant dean of community and inclusion at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, describes how he learned to love people and share his truth from hip hop and how to respect the earth through forestry. Bringing ...  

Meteorology


Rotary Club gets a lesson on Meteorology

KGNS.tvKGNS.tv - Jul 9, 2018
Rotary Club gets a lesson on Meteorology. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Posted: Mon 4:34 PM, Jul 09, 2018. LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The one and only Richard Heatwave Berler was one of the guest speakers for this week's Rotary Club ...  

Artificial Intelligence


How Chinese Internet Giant Baidu Uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

ForbesForbes - Jul 6, 2018
At the beginning of 2017, Chinese tech company Baidu, the largest provider of Chinese language internet search as well as other digital products and services, committed to emerging business sectors such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.  

Learning Spanish


By Committing Fully To Learning Spanish, Alex Bregman Shows The Value Of Building Bridges, Not Walls

ForbesForbes - Jun 25, 2018
Bregman, born and reared in Albuquerque, N.M., started learning Spanish during his prep years at Albuquerque Academy out of intellectual curiosity and for practical application. As a member of the USA Baseball 16-and-under national team in 2010, ...  

Learning French


Learning French in Lyon

This is Lyon (blog)This is Lyon (blog) - Jun 22, 2018
Whether you're a student or an expatriate, moving to a new country can be just as nerve-wracking as it is exciting. Once you've got the job or been accepted into that school, you've got your paperwork in order, you've figured out your accommodation ...  

Learning Japanese


Engineering students keen on learning Japanese

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Jun 18, 2018
HUBBALLI: As industrial relations between India and Japan are hitting a new high, engineering graduates in Hubballi are getting more educational and job opportunities in the Land of the Rising Sun. Japanese companies are keen on investing in Hubballi ...  

Learning Chinese


Why Europe's astronauts are learning Chinese

BBC NewsBBC News - Jun 27, 2018
It was not what Matthias Maurer was expecting when he signed up for sea survival training with Chinese astronauts. “It was so nice and relaxed,” says the German European Space Agency (Esa) astronaut. “I was floating there in the life raft, looking up ...  

Learning German


Learning German through TV shows

Baltimore Post-ExaminerBaltimore Post-Examiner - Jun 29, 2018
For you to tackle daily tasks, routine or go shopping in Germany, one thing is paramount: you have to be a fluent speaker and listener in German in order to be functional in all social situations. Although taking professional language lessons from a ...  

Learning Russian


Jenni Sidey-Gibbons is flying high, diving deep and learning Russian. Here's what astronaut training is really like

Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca - Jul 1, 2018
WATCH: Jenni Sidey-Gibbons is only the third Canadian woman to be named to the country's astronaut program and her favourite place on Earth is Vancouver Island. X. - A A +. Listen. A year ago today, Jenni Sidey-Gibbons walked across a stage on ...  

 
 
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