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Archaeology


Archaeology firm denies workers' dispute

thejournal.iethejournal.ie - Nov 13, 2018
THE ARCHAEOLOGY FIRM at the centre of an industrial relations row with the trade union Unite has denied it is in dispute with its workers, or that they are unfairly paid. There have been a number of strike days at sites in Dublin and Cork in recent ...  

Geology


Nevada geology calendars on sale now

The Record-CourierThe Record-Courier - Nov 9, 2018
Celebrate the unparalleled geology of Nevada all year long with a photo calendar from the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. The 2019 calendar is now available. This 12-month calendar (January through December 2019) is full of beautiful photos ...  

Genealogy


Genealogy Gatherings at Eveleth Public Library
Hibbing Daily Tribune - Nov 11, 2018

EVELETH —The Eveleth Public Library is again sponsoring an adult lecture series on Family History called “Genealogy Gatherings” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Eveleth Library downstairs meeting room. Guest speaker will be Tammy Bernd ...  

Paleontology


Philosophy


DU presents 'Philosophy Coffee Series with ETHEL' Nov. 30
The Newark Advocate - Nov 7, 2018

The Department of Philosophy presents its Philosophy Coffee Series with ETHEL: “Music, Meaning, and Multimedia” at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 30, in the Boardroom of Barney-Davis Hall, 200 West Loop, at Denison University. The event is free and open to the ...  

Psychology


Hacettepe, ODTÜ in list of world's best universities for health psychology

Hurriyet Daily NewsHurriyet Daily News - Nov 13, 2018
Ankara's prestigious Hacettepe University and Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) have made it to the top 400 universities of the Times Higher Education's (THE) rankings lists respectively in the areas of health and psychology. Times Higher ...  

Ufology


Ryan Sprague – State of Ufology – August 28, 2018

Open Minds UFO NewsOpen Minds UFO News - Aug 28, 2018
Open Minds UFO Radio: Ryan is the author of Somewhere in the Skies: A Human Approach to an Alien Phenomenon and is also a contributing writer to the anthology, UFOs: Reframing the Debate. He is the creator and host of the Somewhere in the Skies ...  

Cosmology


Benchtop cosmology exploits solid-state systems

physicsworld.comphysicsworld.com - Nov 10, 2018
The kind of dynamos thought to be behind the huge magnetic fields found in stars and galaxies, may also exist in Weyl semimetals, materials more common to a solid-state laboratory. Why does this matter? As Belle Dumé points out, the presence of dynamos ...  

Forestry


Farms and forests could be key to curbing greenhouse gas emissions

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Nov 15, 2018
Craig Schmid, deputy director of forestry for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, said managers do consider what species to plant to ensure a viable future for its 5.6 million acres of forests. And the DNR has recently formed a climate ...  

Meteorology


Townsville weather: Bureau of Meteorology predicts dry days ahead

Townsville BulletinTownsville Bulletin - Nov 11, 2018
Overnight between Saturday and Sunday, areas north of Townsville were drenched with Rollingstone recording 80mm of rainfall. However, Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Lauren Pattie said there was only insignificant showers in the city and that was ...  

Artificial Intelligence


How To Create An AI (Artificial Intelligence) Startup

ForbesForbes - Nov 11, 2018
AI (Artificial Intelligence) is definitely the “in” thing right now in the tech world. It seems like there is a new startup spinning up every day. And yes, many existing companies are re-branding themselves as AI operators. The irony is that this ...  

Learning Spanish


Park Shin Hye discusses learning Spanish + the guitar for her upcoming drama 'Memories of The Alhambra'

allkpop (press release) (blog)allkpop (press release) (blog) - Nov 9, 2018
In 'Memories of The Alhambra', Park Shin Hye plays a young woman who came to Spain with dreams of becoming a guitarist, Jung Hee Joo. However, due to financial strains, Hee Joo is unable to devote herself to her dream, instead busily running a hostel ...  

Learning French


Learning about French culture with Le Cercle Français

N.C. State University Technician OnlineN.C. State University Technician Online - Oct 25, 2018
“We serve as a community for students who are learning French, giving them an area where they can practice and an area where we can teach others about the French culture, advertise the French culture, discuss it,” Albert said. “We like to have cultural ...  

Learning Japanese


JLMI announces 3rd run-through of interactive workshops that mix Japanese pop culture and language learning

Japan TodayJapan Today - Oct 14, 2018
The topics of the workshops are all related to Japanese pop culture and media, and they include learning Japanese through video games and attempting a simple video game walkthrough, creating English subtitles for anime using professional subtitling ...  

Learning Chinese


Learning Chinese-specific encoding for phonetic similarity

Phys.OrgPhys.Org - Nov 6, 2018
Performing the mental gymnastics of making the phoenetic distinction between words and phrases such as "I'm hear" to "I'm here" or "I can't so but tons" to "I can't sew buttons," is familiar to anyone who has encountered autocorrected text messages ...  

Learning German


Pep Guardiola opens up on learning German

The IndependentBavarian Football Works - Oct 25, 2018
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is immensely successful a his craft to say the least. The Spaniard, however, did let it be known in an interview with BBC that he faced some difficulties along the way to being considered one of the world's ...  

Learning Russian


This Election Day Broad City Asks, How Do You Say 'Piss Play' in Russian?

VultureVulture - Nov 6, 2018
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's fifth and final season of Broad City doesn't return until late January, but you can get your fill with a new Hack Into Broad City episode that they released today just in time for the midterms. In the short clip, Abbi ...  

 
 
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