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Isaiah the Prophet, Man or Biblical Myth: The Archaeological Evidence

HaaretzHaaretz - Mar 19, 2018
A 2,700-year-old seal impression on clay unearthed in Jerusalem this February piqued enormous interest, after its finder, the leading Jerusalem archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar, said it may have been the personal seal of Isaiah the Prophet himself ...  


Geology & technology battling in the Permian
Kallanish Energy - Mar 13, 2018

In its “Geology vs. Technology: How Sustainable is Permian Tight Oil Growth?,” Wood Mackenzie wrote child wells are exposed to different reservoir conditions than the parent , and could produce estimated ultimate recovery totals 20% to 40% smaller than ...  


She saw anti-immigration politicians as hypocrites. So she launched ...

Washington PostWashington Post - Mar 13, 2018
BALTIMORE — On the morning after Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) broke a record for the longest filibuster in the history of the House of Representatives — an eight-hour defense of immigrants — a Baltimore amateur genealogist named Jennifer ...  


Politics, paleontology mix in push to make herbivore state dinosaur

Arizona Capitol TimesArizona Capitol Times - Mar 9, 2018
A 27-foot-tall dinosaur that lived about 100 million years ago could soon have something in common with the cactus wren, the palo verde and even the Colt single action revolver: becoming part of “official” Arizona. Members of the House Government ...  


Why Your Board Needs A Chief Philosophy Officer

ForbesForbes - Mar 9, 2018
We've got chief customer officers, chief ethics officers and chief happiness officers. Is the next must-have appointment to the board going to be the chief philosophy officer? Here, Professor Christian Voegtlin, associate professor in corporate social ...  


Research is Shedding New Light on Hearing Voices

Psychology Today (blog)Psychology Today (blog) - Mar 19, 2018
At the beginning of the twentieth century, William James, who established the first experimental psychology laboratory in America at Harvard, proposed: “That vast literature of proofs of God's existence drawn from the order of nature, which a century ...  


What's that in the sky? Group analyzes local UFO sightings

WTOPWTOP - Mar 7, 2018
“Our goal is to take ufology to the point where we're taking information, giving it to scientists at NASA and being able to do something with it,” he said. In addition to studying new UFO reports, Angiola and Ben Moss, chief field investigator for ...  


Stephen Hawking, cosmology's brightest star, dies aged 76

The GuardianThe Guardian - Mar 14, 2018
Play Video. 1:09. Cosmology's brightest star Stephen Hawking dies aged 76 – video. Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76 ...  


Villegas: Georgia's working forestry industry benefits both rural and ...
Online Athens - Mar 16, 2018

Attracting new corporate headquarters to Georgia draws lots of attention — deservedly so. Announcements of business expansions are similarly celebrated, again as they should be. And the idea of creating manufacturing jobs in America is seemingly today ...  


'Token' chance for snow in Wednesday forecast

Morganton News HeraldMorganton News Herald - Mar 19, 2018
A couple days of messy weather may lead into another opportunity for snow locally, according to the National Weather Service's most recent forecast Monday afternoon. Rain showers were forecast to begin that afternoon and last through to Wednesday, when ...  

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Will Help Pave The Way To Operational Excellence, Survey Suggests
Forbes - Mar 12, 2018

Joe McKendrick , Contributor I track how technology innovations move markets and careers Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. "Operational excellence" has always been an elusive but worthy goal for anyone involved in business ...  

Learning Spanish

Wickliffe High seniors lead Spanish program for elementary students

News-Herald.comNews-Herald.com - Mar 16, 2018
Learning Spanish in middle school was helpful, but Iyana felt she would be completely fluent if it was taught in elementary school. “We thought introducing the language to younger students would be beneficial to them,” Jillian said. They started the ...  

Learning French

Experiencing culture, making friends and learning for the over-50s

The PIE NewsThe PIE News - Mar 9, 2018
Florence Yazdanpanah, director of Institut de Français OISE Paris agrees, but says students learning French appreciate being reassured by structured grammar and vocabulary lessons first, to make sure they speak correctly. But generally, “They enjoy ...  

Learning Japanese

The young Cambodians learning Japanese to widen their career prospects

The Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post - Feb 19, 2018
Recruitment agency is equipping Cambodians with the broad range of skills they need to find higher paying jobs in Japan. Japan's service, manufacturing and agricultural sectors are looking for Cambodian workers and those with the right skill set ...  

Learning Chinese

K-12 Dealmaking: Artificial Intelligence Company Ponddy, Digital Ed. Platform Yogome Raise Funds
Education Week - Mar 15, 2018

“Now, that our Series A funding is complete, we will continue to advance our technology and plan to reach many more students desirous of learning Chinese, and other languages,” said Franz Chen, founder and CEO of Ponddy Education. Learning Care Group ...  

Learning German

Learning German with foreign pen pals | Wiltshire Times

Wiltshire TimesWiltshire Times - Mar 19, 2018
YEAR eight foreign languages pupils at Warminster School who have been in contact with a school in Germany put their language skills to the test as…  

Learning Russian

Student-led Radio Show Bridges People With Russia, Their Homeland

UKNow (press release)UKNow (press release) - Mar 7, 2018
The class serves as a constant motivator for students to overcome the difficulties in learning Russian. “I find the class helpful because I always have difficulty in pronouncing unfamiliar words and making syllables flow smoothly from one to the other ...  

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