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Pebble Mosaic Unearthed in Western Greece

ArchaeologyArchaeology - Aug 10, 2018
ARTA, GREECE—Tornos News reports that a mosaic made of pebbles was discovered in a bathhouse near the center of the ancient city of Ambracia, which is located in northwestern Greece. The round mosaic features depictions of cupids, swans, fish, water ...  


Arkansas Geology and Paleontology Day Camp

KY3KY3 - Aug 7, 2018
PONCA, Ark. The National Park Service collaborated with North Arkansas Community College and the Arkansas Geological Survey in offering a three-class summer program in the Buffalo National River area. On their last class of the summer, junior high and ...  


Interested in family history? Tompkins genealogy society to hold second meeting

The Ithaca VoiceThe Ithaca Voice - Aug 8, 2018
ITHACA, N.Y. — For local residents interested in digging into their family history, the Tompkins County Genealogy Society is hosting its second meeting next week. The society was formed this summer after there was local interest in building a network ...  


'Jurassic Park' Generation Gives Rise to Golden Age of Paleontology

Chicago Tonight | WTTWChicago Tonight | WTTW - Jul 24, 2018
While the movie itself was hugely successful, not even director Steven Spielberg could have imagined the impact it would have on the field of paleontology, but it inspired a new generation of students from around the world to become dinosaur hunters.  


Gardenhire wants organization-wide philosophy

MLB.comMLB.com - Aug 15, 2018
Gardenhire has done his best to instill his philosophies and style of play in Detroit. The next step is to have that philosophy instilled in the Minor Leagues, so that it's ingrained by the time players reach the Majors. "That's the goal," Gardenhire ...  


What Can You Do With a Psychology Degree?

U.S. News & World ReportU.S. News & World Report - Aug 16, 2018
A common misconception among those pursuing an advanced degree in psychology is that the degree will automatically lead to a career as a mental health care provider. While there are opportunities available to those interested in seeking a career to ...  


The secret history of

The OutlineThe Outline - Jul 14, 2018
It's hard to imagine that the global order — let alone the hierarchies of nationality, class, race, and gender — would remain the same after such an occurrence. But they also ought to question what it means that this new vanguard of Ufology appears ...  


Big Bang Telescope Finale Marks End of an Era in Cosmology

Scientific AmericanScientific American - Jul 24, 2018
They have largely focused on mapping minute variations in the CMB's temperature across the sky to create charts of the Universe that have become the gold standard of cosmology. Planck, which collected data from 2009 to 2013, did this with more ...  


Top forestry official out in Malaysia

Mongabay.comMongabay.com - Aug 11, 2018
According to press reports, Datuk Sam Mannan will be removed from his role as head of the Sabah Forestry Department. No reason has been given for the action, but the director had been slated to step down. The Star reports that Mannan was given “three ...  


Alberta storm chasers use technology to quench thirst for extreme meteorology

CBC.caCBC.ca - Aug 12, 2018
But a group of 19 Alberta storm chasers, who gather on Facebook under the name Twisted Chasers, spend a generous portion of their time trying to track down exactly that. "I have a huge passion for meteorology. So this gets me out there, and the end ...  

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Will Replace Tasks, Not Jobs

ForbesForbes - Aug 15, 2018
Executives should be helping to reduce jobs in which AI and machine learning take over boring tasks, while humans spend more time with higher-level tasks.  

Learning Spanish

Wheatfield boy, 8, goes to school online because of health issues

nwitimes.comnwitimes.com - Aug 11, 2018
York said her son is already working ahead: He finished second grade and is already part way through third. He is learning Spanish. "I will not put him full time in a brick-and-mortar school," she said. "He excelled and exceeded everyone's expectation.  

Learning French

Students celebrate all things France at the Bendigo Art Gallery

Bendigo AdvertiserBendigo Advertiser - Aug 13, 2018
Miss Eadon has been learning French for the past four years and hopes to use her knowledge of the language as she plans to return to France in the future. READ MORE: With flags, song, pride, French celebrate · Bendigo Youth Choir invited to sing in ...  

Learning Japanese

Learning Japanese will open job opportunities for Indian students: Japan Economic Minister

The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express - Jul 23, 2018
Regarding the opportunity of students after learning Japanese, Sone mentioned, “We expect more experts with skills such as engineering, ITs and management, can speak Japanese so that they will have opportunities to work for Japanese companies in both ...  

Learning Chinese

Learning Russian a better bet than learning Chinese
The Register-Guard - Aug 15, 2018

Gary Jastad thinks we should be learning Chinese instead of learning Russian because he thinks China is the greater threat to the United States. Yes, China is a long-term threat. But as long as Russia has an “asset” living in the White House and as ...  

Learning German

Introducing the Computer Generated Bundesliga

Bavarian Football WorksBavarian Football Works - Aug 13, 2018
You may have noticed a series of weird and wonderful articles on our sister site Cartilage Free Captain, SB Nation's blog dedicated to Tottenham Hotspur: late last year, CFC debuted the “Recurrently Generated Football League.” The premise was simple: ...  

Learning Russian

Russians in Houston area reflect on international relations

Longview News-JournalLongview News-Journal - Jul 15, 2018
He first became interested in learning Russian after his daughter studied the language in college and later moved to Russia for her job. The Russian community is thought to be at least 78,000 strong in Houston, according to census data. They are ...  

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