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Beaches Getting Sand to Replace What Irma Washed Away – Larry Barszewski

More sand is on the way for beaches in south Broward County that took a hit from Hurricane Irma last year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend $9.7 million in January to truck in and replenish about 123,000 cubic yards of sand — enough to cover a football field with sand 57 … Continue reading Beaches Getting Sand to Replace What Irma Washed Away – Larry Barszewski

Prisoner, Wife Allegedly Commit Suicide During Visiting Hours – ASEAN Plus

The Lumajang Police have reported that a prisoner and his wife allegedly committed suicide during visiting hours at the Lumajang Penitentiary Class II-B in East Java on Friday. The Lumajang Police’s criminal investigation unit head, AKP Hasran, said the prisoner, 30, and his wife, 18, died after drinking the same beverage. “The wife and the … Continue reading Prisoner, Wife Allegedly Commit Suicide During Visiting Hours – ASEAN Plus

Asbestos, Other Chemical Toxins Found In Five Back-to-School Items Sold at Dollar Tree, Other Retailers – Ross Torgerson

Five back-to-school items have tested positive for toxic chemicals – including asbestos – according to a release from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group. Those items include Playskool crayons (36 count), Brace Brands children’s Reduce Hydro Pro Furry Friends water bottle, GSI Outdoors Kids’ insulated water bottles, Jot brand blue 3-ring binder and The Board … Continue reading Asbestos, Other Chemical Toxins Found In Five Back-to-School Items Sold at Dollar Tree, Other Retailers – Ross Torgerson

Why Everyone Should Watch Less News – Ryan Holiday

According to a 2017 report by the American Psychological Association, 95% of American adults follow the news regularly, even though more than half of them say it causes them stress and over two-thirds say they believe the media blows things out of proportion. In contextualizing the survey’s findings, the APA’s chief executive officer, Arthur C. … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Watch Less News – Ryan Holiday

Fake News – Resources for Learners and Educators | CristinaSkyBox | Information and digital literacy in education via the digital path

Digital literacies, Visual literacies, Social Media literacies.The skills and demands of today's literacies change and so should educational practices by meeting learners in the world in which they live in.   Here are some resources for helping students understand the issue of fake news. Source: Fake News - Resources for Learners and Educators | CristinaSkyBox | … Continue reading Fake News – Resources for Learners and Educators | CristinaSkyBox | Information and digital literacy in education via the digital path

The Problem with “Great Schools”

by Ali McKay If you have young kids or use Redfin, you’ve probably seen the school ratings from GreatSchools. Our school is rated a “4”. That’s out of 10. When I was in school, forty percent is not a grade that I or my parents would have been happy with. In fact, there would have […] … Continue reading The Problem with “Great Schools”

A Hiker Has Died After Falling From Yosemite’s Half Dome

(YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.) — A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to his death while climbing the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome in rainy conditions, authorities said Tuesday. The National Park Service said the accident occurred Monday at about 4:30 p.m. in the Northern California national park. The hiker’s body was recovered Tuesday … Continue reading A Hiker Has Died After Falling From Yosemite’s Half Dome

Important Highlights Of Google io18 Which You Don’t Wanna Miss

  No one on the planet has access to data as Google does. They are literally everywhere now, in our laptops, mobiles and some of them are in our wrists too. Google io18 just proved how it can make use of all these data in creating a smart (really smart) artificial intelligence. From its recent … Continue reading Important Highlights Of Google io18 Which You Don’t Wanna Miss

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Taiwan’s Traffic Lights Just Got a Romantic Redesign for Valentine’s Day

Pedestrian crossing signals in southern Taiwan received a romantic redesign this week; a traditional lone walker symbol was joined by a sweetheart just in time for Valentine’s Day. More than 40 intersections in southern Taiwan’s Pingtun county were programmed with the holiday crossing signals, which display a man kneeling to propose during red lights and… via … Continue reading Taiwan’s Traffic Lights Just Got a Romantic Redesign for Valentine’s Day

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