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Everest: tourism and climate change provide new challenges - The Guardian

Everest: tourism and climate change provide new challenges - The Guardian | A World Changing | Scoop.it
The Guardian Everest: tourism and climate change provide new challenges The Guardian Unusually for someone who likes to chat, Kenton Cool can barely speak. Exerting himself at high altitude has left his voice a throaty growl.
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Millennials want to be rich, have everything – but don’t want to work hard, study finds

Millennials want to be rich, have everything – but don’t want to work hard, study finds | A World Changing | Scoop.it
Today’s teens are more materialistic but less willing to work for their toys than baby boomers when they were in high school, according to an incendiary new study that assessed the work ethic of three generations of high-school seniors...

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Children of the Internet are losing learning, author warns

Children of the Internet are losing learning, author warns | A World Changing | Scoop.it
LONDON — This generation of young adults will be the first in Western history to know less than their parents, author Sebastian Faulks has claimed, warning the ease of the internet has led to a “net loss of knowledge.”...

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I've been thinking about this a lot recently. As one that works with school students, I regularly notice the lack of general knowledge. Rome fell, why not Google. What happens then?

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Watsons World's curator insight, April 11, 2013 5:27 PM

The first generation to know less than their parents. Scary