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Are you a digital packrat? Are you in need of a searchable repository for everything you want to recall later? Does the idea of automatic OCR (Optical Character Recognition) for all your scanned PDFs get you excited in a way only seriously organised people could ever understand? If so, Evernote is the tool you need right now – and we’ve got the perfect manual to get you started using it like a professional.
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Dr.Oz in Time Magazine Slandering Families Who Choose Safe, Organic Food for Their Children — Off-Base/Ill Advised As Americans become increasingly aware of...
"Scientific studies show that milk from pastured cows contains higher levels of beneficial fats. Beef from grass-fed cattle and eggs from pastured hens are lower in cholesterol and saturated fat and higher in healthy omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamins A and E. Organic strawberries and tomatoes contain more healthy antioxidants."
The Great Lakes hold 20 percent of the world’s fresh surface water.
"Today, the natural gas industry is beginning horizontal hydraulic fracturing all around the Great Lakes to extract gas. It is against the law to frack under the lakes but there are no laws about fracking near streams, creeks, rivers that empty into the lakes.... Hundreds of toxic chemicals are injected under pressure into the ground to fracture the shale formation."
"Popular efforts to improve education are focusing on the wrong problem. Millions of dollars and hours of innovation are being spent on improving how we deliver content in an era when content matters less and how we interact with it matters more....
"However, the weak link in our current learning paradigm isn’t content delivery. Traditional textbooks deliver content efficiently and effectively, and access to content is cheaper and easier than at any other time in history thanks to the internet. It’s only with the guidance of a skilled teacher and interaction with other learners that content becomes relevant and engaging. That’s what makes good teaching important. Future education is better served by investing in and developing tools that support discussion and interaction, not improving content delivery."
Detail of a miniature of John Talbot presenting the book to Queen Margaret of Anjou, seated in a palace beside King Henry VI of England, and surrounded by their court, from Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'), France (Rouen), c.
RTE vient de rendre public son schéma décennal de développement du réseau de transport, conformément aux missions qui lui sont conférées par le législateur. En plein débat sur la transition énergétique, ce document prospectif, qui identifie les principaux besoins de développement du réseau à très haute tension (THT) en France pour les dix ans à venir, revêt une importance particulière. La réalisation de certains projets d’investissement dépendra, de fait, de l’évolution du mix énergétique retenue à cette occasion. Synthèse.
"“There’s too much blood in my caffeine system.” It’s the mantra of most graduate students come finals period. Caffeine becomes students’ comrade in arms as they face off against a semester’s worth of lectures. Energy drinks, coffee, and tea intake spike to fuel marathon study sessions that, fingers crossed, consequently spike grades. But is caffeine really helpful? What are the research-based physiological implications of guzzling that venti chai latte?"
"The Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts is an important online resource for exploring the British Library's manuscript collections. Begun in 1997, the catalogue focuses primarily on illumination, providing both descriptions of manuscripts' content and a searchable database of images, of everything from text pages to decorated initials to full-page miniatures."
The Moscow TimesRussians mourn science fiction author StrugatskyReutersMOSCOW Nov 20 (Reuters) - Russians ranging from President Vladimir Putin to his critics lamented on Tuesday the death of Boris Strugatsky, a writer who inspired generations with...
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