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Bay Area Weekend Events: Shoreline Cleanup, Archaeology Dig, Beer Fest

KGO-TVKGO-TV - Apr 19, 2018
We teamed up with our partners at Hoodline to bring you the best weekend activities. Earth Day 2018 Shoreline Cleanup! Celebrate one day early and help clean the San Francisco Bay on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Aquarium of the Bay is hosting two ...  


The Hidden Geology In Leonardo da Vinci's Art

ForbesForbes - Apr 15, 2018
The paintings of polymath Leonardo da Vinci are surrounded by many mysteries and apparently Da Vinci also included some geological secrets in his art.  


Genealogy workshops set May 1
Brainerd Dispatch - Apr 13, 2018

For people who are serious about genealogy who will need tools to help find record names, dates, places, relationships and sources, not to mention family stories and photographs. There also will be huge collections of online records and family trees ...  


Fossil Study Sheds Light on Mesozoic Butterfly and Moth Wing Colors

Sci-News.comSci-News.com - Apr 13, 2018
New research by a team of scientists from the University of Exeter and elsewhere offers an illuminating insight into iridescent colors found on the earliest known lepidopterans, which lived on our planet 200 million years ago (Mesozoic era). Ecological ...  


Nebraska recruiting: Glimpse into Scott Frost's philosophy; Brandon Dawkins commits to Indiana

Landof10.comLandof10.com - Apr 12, 2018
Stay updated with Nebraska Cornhuskers football recruiting in the latest edition of The Harvest, which posts at 7:30 p.m. ET Sunday through Thursday. Don't miss out on Nebraska recruiting news, and check out previous editions of The Harvest here. Scott ...  


The Psychology Of Apologies: Is Mark Zuckerberg Getting It Right?

ForbesForbes - Apr 9, 2018
Prudy Gourguechon , Contributor Insights into the psychology underlying critical choices in business Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before ...  


UFOlogy: Inside a local man's lifelong quest to find the truth in our stars

ithaca.comithaca.com - Apr 6, 2018
Peter Robbins was lying on the floor of his New York City apartment, reeling from memories of events more than a decade old that he had been able to sufficiently repress since they had occurred. The memories were making up for lost time, flooding back ...  


How gravitational waves might help fundamental cosmology

Nature.comNature.com - Apr 11, 2018
Cosmology has come a long way since Edwin Hubble determined the rate of cosmic expansion around 90 years ago. Since the 1990s, multiple independent techniques have converged on values much lower than Hubble's. They differ by less than 10%, but the ...  


Cradle of Forestry Offers Walks to Beaver Wetland
The Mountaineer - Apr 17, 2018

Pisgah Forest β€” The Cradle of Forestry invites the public to a program, "Bogs, Bugs and Beavers," on Saturday, April 28. The program begins in the Forest Discovery Center at 10:30 a.m. and again at 2:00 p.m. with an introduction about beavers ...  


Featured video: MIT's meteorology pioneers | MIT News

MIT NewsMIT News - Apr 17, 2018
The MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences honors trailblazing professors Jule Charney and Edward Lorenz with a video tribute to their lives and legacies.  

Artificial Intelligence

How Lyft, Mastercard, and Drone Companies Are Experimenting With Artificial Intelligence

FortuneFortune - Apr 13, 2018
As more devices are connected online, Birr says that electrical grids will need artificial intelligence technologies to more efficiently distribute power. He wants to avoid situations in which several people charging their electric cars on the same ...  

Learning Spanish

New book makes learning Spanish fun and easy

Times of IndiaTimes of India - Apr 16, 2018
Indian origin author Shalu Chopra has converted over 12 years of her experience in teaching into a second volume in the methodology book series, focused on Latin American Spanish titled Viva Latino Espanol 2. The launch event held in the capital was an ...  

Learning French

Eisenschmid: French connoisseur

NHL.comNHL.com - Apr 12, 2018
When I was 10, I really started focusing on learning English, and when I was 11 years old, I started learning French at school," recalled the young forward. "My school was pretty strict with learning vocabulary. We had to come prepared for every lesson ...  

Learning Japanese

Marshall sophomore wins Critical Language Scholarship, study abroad to Japan

MU The ParthenonMU The Parthenon - Apr 17, 2018
That combined with my preexisting curiosity of Japanese culture became my main reason for learning Japanese.” Mallory Carpenter, program manager of national scholarships, said Thompson is Marshall's first winner of the scholarship for Japanese. β€œHe's ...  

Learning Chinese

Does the answer to teaching Hong Kong's children Chinese lie in the language's ancient past?

South China Morning PostSouth China Morning Post - Apr 6, 2018
An alternative approach to learning Chinese by focusing on ancient characters has captured the attention of Hong Kong educators and parents. A difficult language for many to master, the Chinese writing system consists of thousands of characters, which ...  

Learning German

Learning German in Germany | Barossa & Light Herald

Barossa & Light HeraldBarossa & Light Herald - Apr 19, 2018
English spoken in Germany means visitors fail to experience the culture fully.  

Learning Russian

West Linn High School student plans for Yale University

Portland TribunePortland Tribune - Apr 12, 2018
"I had only been learning Russian for three weeks," said Arcot, adding that she used the translation app on her phone, drew pictures or used sign language for help. "I would bond with my host mom over very basic things like cooking a meal with her or ...  

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