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Archaeology


Sweet Briar adds archaeology to October 'Explore' weekends for high school girls

SBC NewsSBC News - Sep 11, 2017
A weekend to investigate archaeological evidence on Oct. 6 and 7 is the latest addition to Sweet Briar's popular “Explore” series for high school girls. Beginning with “Explore Engineering” nearly a decade ago, the hands-on “Explore” events are ...  

Geology


Mexico City Doomed By Its Geology To More Earthquakes

NPRNPR - Sep 20, 2017
In Mexico City and surrounding areas, rescuers are still searching for casualties and survivors of Tuesday's earthquake. More than 200 people are believed to have died. Geologically speaking, Mexico City is not built in a very good place. This is the ...  

Genealogy


Tuscarawas County Public Library System to host genealogy programs
New Philadelphia Times Reporter - Sep 11, 2017

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System will host a lineup of genealogy programs during fall at the Main Library, 121 Fair Ave. NW, New Philadelphia. The Genealogy Club will hold a lock-in at 6 p.m. Sept. 22 and research evenings at 6:30 p.m. Sept.  

Paleontology


Ancient Primitive Amphibians Had Mouthful of Teeth, New Research ...

Sci-News.comSci-News.com - Sep 18, 2017
Temnospondyls — a diverse group of extinct small-to-giant amphibians that flourished worldwide during the Carboniferous, Permian, and Triassic periods ...  

Philosophy


Professor Claims Feminism Helps Philosophy
The Daily Caller - Sep 18, 2017

Philosophical feminism is gaining traction and offers a powerful beacon of light for both women and the profession, Notre Dame philosophy professor Dr. Gary Gutting wrote in a Monday New York Times op-ed. “Feminist philosophy should be an essential ...  

Psychology


The Psychology Behind the New iPhone's Four-Digit Price

Harvard Business ReviewHarvard Business Review - Sep 21, 2017
Apple made headlines by announcing that the price for its new iPhone X (a fancy term for 10) will range from $999 to $1,149. These prices are commanding attention because they are significantly higher than the base prices of the two other iPhone models ...  

Ufology


Hulett hosts out of this world gathering

Black Hills PioneerBlack Hills Pioneer - Sep 18, 2017
For three days, enthusiasts had the opportunity to partake in a parade, costume contest, live music, guest speakers including experts in the fields of ufology, as well as participate in field investigator training and a regional MUFON (Mutual UFO ...  

Cosmology


Dara Ó Briain: 'Poo is a gateway drug, then I hit them with the cosmology'

The GuardianThe Guardian - Sep 3, 2017
Wicklow-born Dara Ó Briain, 45, studied maths and theoretical physics at University College Dublin. In the mid-90s he became a children's TV presenter and standup comic. He has hosted panel show Mock the Week for 12 years, and also presents BBC2's ...  

Forestry


Coalition worries that Species at Risk policy will hurt forestry sector ...
My North Bay Now - Sep 15, 2017

The Ontario Forestry Coalition is worried that emotional rhetoric and not fact-based arguments will determine the final look of the government's Species at Risk ...  

Meteorology


Faces of Fauquier: From meteorology to ministry

Fauquier NowFauquier Now - Sep 11, 2017
After finishing high school, Mr. Robinson enrolled as a meteorology major at the State University of New York in Oswego, along the banks of Lake Ontario. Despite a successful first year, he concluded the night before returning as a sophomore that God ...  

Artificial Intelligence


How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Business In 2017

ForbesForbes - Sep 10, 2017
These and many other fascinating insights are from the Boston Consulting Group and MIT Sloan Management Review study published this week, Reshaping Business With Artificial Intelligence. An online summary of the report is available, and a PDF of the ...  

Learning Spanish


Scope after learning Spanish

The TribuneThe Tribune - Sep 19, 2017
Q.I've been learning Spanish in school and really enjoy it. What kind of scope would a career in Spanish language offer in future? — Kripi Goel. A. With shrinking global boundaries, opportunities for professionals who are fluent/familiar with one or ...  

Learning French


Neymar with some difficuly learning French and uses Marquinhos as a teacher

AS EnglishAS English - Sep 15, 2017
The Brazilian has been working his way up slowly but surely and needed help from his compatriot to ask for an orange juice while Dani Alves is adapting slightly better. 0. EFE Update at: 15 September 2017 16:34h CEST. PSG and Brazil defender ...  

Learning Japanese


Learn Japanese More Easily With These Tips

Huffington Post CanadaHuffington Post Canada - Aug 28, 2017
The most important factor to your success with learning Japanese will be your motivation to learn, and your willingness to accept that much will remain somewhat unclear for quite a long while. Gradually you will realize that your comprehension is ...  

Learning Chinese


Ambassador Cup Chinese language and cultural contest concludes in Nepal
Xinhua - Sep 17, 2017

According to the volunteer Chinese Teachers Home Nepal, nearly 15,000 Nepalese students are learning Chinese language across the country. Around 70 elementary and middle schools along with a half dozen colleges offer courses in Chinese language to ...  

Learning German


Divock Origi explains why learning German at Wolfsburg could improve his chances at Liverpool

Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk - Sep 6, 2017
Divock Origi explains why learning German at Wolfsburg could improve his chances at Liverpool. The young Belgium striker, 22, joined Bundesliga giants Wolfsburg on a season-long loan. Share; Comments. ByMatt Lawless. 11:25, 6 SEP 2017. Sport ...  

Learning Russian


A Journey into the Dark Heart of Turkey's Prison System

NewsweekNewsweek - Sep 12, 2017
I am doing yoga, sports, learning Russian, reading all the newspapers and keeping myself busy.” And yet despite this, Idil admits her isolation has been very hard. Although she shares a cell with another woman, she has not even able to speak to the ...  

 
 
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