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Archaeology


History & Archaeology

National GeographicNational Geographic - May 20, 2018
Encounter the glorious vestiges of ancient empires and lost civilizations, exploring alongside our knowledgeable guides and National Geographic archaeologists. Climb Central America's soaring Maya temples, step into a world of myths and legends amid ...  

Geology


How a deep-sea geology trip led researchers to a doomed octopus nursery

Science News (blog)Science News (blog) - May 15, 2018
A geology voyage to study fluid discharge from a rocky outcrop deep below the ocean's surface turned up something else: A population of brooding purple octopuses. The colony is probably doomed due to the warm, low-oxygen water coming out of the rock, ...  

Genealogy


Edmond genealogy meeting to focus on true crime story

NewsOK.comNewsOK.com - May 16, 2018
EDMOND — A true crime story will be the highlight of this month's Edmond Genealogical Society meeting. Presenting the program will be Dr. Alan Berch Hollingsworth, a physician, writer, speaker and researcher. In 2011, Hollingsworth began researching ...  

Paleontology


Dig Up Dinosaurs at These Family-Friendly Paleontology Sites

LifehackerLifehacker - May 14, 2018
Looking for a fun, educational summer activity the whole family can get in on? How about digging up actual dinosaur bones and other fossils! Here are a few of the best dig sites across the country that welcome newcomers who want to learn about ...  

Philosophy


Servant Leadership Is a Philosophy, Not a Checklist

EntrepreneurEntrepreneur - May 24, 2018
While there are many explanations for servant leadership and how to implement it, there remains one underlying truth that each leader must understand: servant leadership is a philosophy, not a checklist. Therefore, the real question is not how to “act ...  

Psychology


Trump's lying seems to be getting worse. Psychology suggests there's a reason why.

NBCNews.comNBCNews.com - May 23, 2018
Between when President Donald Trump assumed office in January 2017 and the end of April, the average number of public false or misleading statements he has made per day has been increasing. According to the Washington Post's fact checkers on May 1, ...  

Ufology


Točící se stáda sobů rozrušila ufology a konspirátory

Novinky.czNovinky.cz - May 9, 2018
Rozruch mezi ufology a ezoterickými nadšenci vyvolalo video zveřejněné petrohradským Muzeem antropologie a etnografie Petra Velikého, na kterém lze vidět záběry stád symetricky se točících v kruhu. Někteří v chování zvířat spatřují narušení ...  

Cosmology


Planck Collaboration Wins 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize

Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - May 14, 2018
The Gruber International Prize Program honors individuals whose groundbreaking work in the fields of cosmology, genetics, and neuroscience provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. From 2009 to 2013, the ...  

Forestry


Students take in close-to-home forestry careers

Mountain DemocratMountain Democrat - May 16, 2018
More than 150 students from El Dorado and Placer county high schools took to the trees Thursday to learn about a smorgasbord of forestry careers. Held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Blodgett Forest Research Station in Georgetown, the woodED Pathways ...  

Meteorology


Collinsville's Caden Weathers juggles tennis, football and meteorology

Tulsa WorldTulsa World - May 21, 2018
He attended meteorology camps in the summer at the National Weather Center in Norman and kept his eye on the latest radar technology. He soaked up whatever STEM opportunities were presented to him in Collinsville, and he got his hands on a few of ...  

Artificial Intelligence


This artificial intelligence can predict your mood

MarketWatchMarketWatch - May 24, 2018
This software enables computers to understand human emotions and turn them into actionable insights. Here's how it works. Posted May 24, 2018. Latest from SectorWatch. Play All. This artificial intelligence can predict your mood. Posted May 24, 2018 ...  

Learning Spanish


By JEFF BROWN

ShelbynewsShelbynews - May 18, 2018
Having Dourson's experience with two languages has made that possible. “We bring a lot to the table from Benelope growing up in a Spanish-speaking home and me growing up in an English-speaking home but learning Spanish. You get both sides of the ...  

Learning French


CAQ immigration plan sets 3-year deadline on learning French, passing values test

CBC.caCBC.ca - May 16, 2018
The Coalition Avenir Québec wants to give newcomers three years to show they can speak French and conform to Quebec values or they will be flagged to federal immigration authorities. "We do not want to keep too many people who do not accept our ...  

Learning Japanese


You need to start learning Japanese now.
IZANAU (satire) (blog) - May 11, 2018

So, what about the consequences of learning Japanese when looking for a job in Japan? Actually, it makes things much more easier and, with equivalent skills, you are pretty sure that the candidate with a better understanding of the language will be chosen.  

Learning Chinese


Utah state leads in Chinese language learning in US
Xinhua - May 18, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, the United States, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Over 20 percent of American students who are learning Chinese live in the state of Utah, a local official said here Thursday. The state still needs to do more to enhance Chinese language education, ...  

Learning German


German ambassador visits Scoil Ui Mhuiri

Drogheda IndependentDrogheda Independent - May 17, 2018
Scoil Uí Mhuirí had the honour of a visit from the German Ambassador to Ireland, Mrs. Deike Potzel last week. The event was organised by German teacher Ms. Noeleen Lyons and coincided with the 25th anniversary of teaching and learning German in Scoil ...  

Learning Russian


My weekend

Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk - May 25, 2018
“When I do get up, I have breakfast, and watch a bit of telly before tackling my to-do list – top of which will be an hour of learning Russian. Pasha's mother doesn't speak any English and, as we are planning to take her and my parents away for a ...  

 
 
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