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A Fellowship Changes a Woman’s Life (and Women’s History)

A Fellowship Changes a Woman’s Life (and Women’s History) | grants | Scoop.it
AAUW fellowships support women in a wide -- and creative -- variety of ways. Take Anne Firor Scott, who used her award in the 1950s to pay for a nanny while she finished her dissertation.
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How the bison, once nearing extinction, lived to become America’s national mammal

How the bison, once nearing extinction, lived to become America’s national mammal | grants | Scoop.it
The National Bison Legacy Act designates the animal as the national mammal of the United States.
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This Delaware Address Is Home to 200,000 Shell Companies—Including Hillary Clinton’s

This Delaware Address Is Home to 200,000 Shell Companies—Including Hillary Clinton’s | grants | Scoop.it
The address “1209 North Orange Street” in Wilmington, Del., has become known in recent years as the epicenter of U.S. corporate secrecy.
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Vikings site in North America spotted from space

Vikings site in North America spotted from space | grants | Scoop.it
Satellite technology has picked up on a possible new Norse settlement in North America, according to archaeologists.
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A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses | grants | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential. And then everything changed.
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Inspiring story~
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What Is Disruptive Innovation?

What Is Disruptive Innovation? | grants | Scoop.it
Twenty years after the introduction of the theory, we revisit what it does—and doesn’t—explain.
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Palestinian refugee camp teacher wins $1m global prize - BBC News

Palestinian refugee camp teacher wins $1m global prize - BBC News | grants | Scoop.it
A Palestinian teacher who grew up in a refugee camp has been named as the most exceptional teacher in the world, winning a $1m prize.
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design museum dharavi exhibits creative work of local makers

design museum dharavi exhibits creative work of local makers | grants | Scoop.it
design museum dharavi is a platform for local makers to exhibit their products, so they can be seen by their community and, in turn, the rest of the world.
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Luke and Jedi: A boy and his dog fight type 1 diabetes

Luke and Jedi: A boy and his dog fight type 1 diabetes | grants | Scoop.it
Luke Nuttall tackles type 1 diabetes with the help of his service dog, Jedi, who can detect when Luke's blood sugar is out of whack.
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Statistics Professor Asks Students Hilarious Extra Credit Questions (6 Pics)

Statistics Professor Asks Students Hilarious Extra Credit Questions (6 Pics) | grants | Scoop.it

Sometimes you just need those few extra points to make it in an exam, and this professor does it the funniest (legal) way possible.

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Love it!

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Ferris Fest for 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' anniversary

Ferris Fest for 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' anniversary | grants | Scoop.it

A festival marking the 30th anniversary of '80s favorite "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" is scheduled for May 20-22 in and around Chicago.

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SpaceShipTwo: On a Flight Path to Space Tourism

SpaceShipTwo: On a Flight Path to Space Tourism | grants | Scoop.it

SpaceShipTwo, funded by Virgin Galactic and based on Scaled Composites technology, is expected to take paying customers into space around 2015.

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Traffic camera captures glorious image of snowy owl in flight

Traffic camera captures glorious image of snowy owl in flight | grants | Scoop.it

Is it possible for a traffic camera to win a wildlife photography award? A
stunning snowy owl photobomb is caught on CCTV

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Terrifying bear? More like a 'big smurf' claims Revenant stuntman

Terrifying bear? More like a 'big smurf' claims Revenant stuntman | grants | Scoop.it

DiCaprio has been tipped to pick up his first Oscar at the Academy Awards ceremony in LA next month. But what about the man who played opposite him in the film's most iconic scene?

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Root Is a Little Robot on a Mission to Teach Kids to Code

Root Is a Little Robot on a Mission to Teach Kids to Code | grants | Scoop.it
A team of Harvard roboticists believe they've found a way to light the digital spark in kids' imaginations.
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12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data - InformationWeek

12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data   - InformationWeek | grants | Scoop.it
Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and data science offer women a clearer path to success in technology?
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Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever

Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever | grants | Scoop.it
We are living in the Anthropocene age, in which human influence on the planet is so profound – and terrifying – it will leave its legacy for millennia.
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Experts call for excavation of priceless texts buried by Vesuvius

Experts call for excavation of priceless texts buried by Vesuvius | grants | Scoop.it
Scholars have pleaded for Italian authorities to complete excavations at the site of Herculaneum in Italy (pictured), warning that priceless classical texts buried there could be lost forever.
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Soldier wiped out ISIS fighters by calling airstrikes on HIMSELF

Soldier wiped out ISIS fighters by calling airstrikes on HIMSELF | grants | Scoop.it
Surrounded by jihadists near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Alexander Prokhorenko (left, with his pregnant wife Ekaterina), 25, ordered Russian warplanes to obliterate the area.
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Lollapalooza 2016 headliners: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem

Lollapalooza 2016 headliners: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem | grants | Scoop.it
Chicago festival plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary in a big way.
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North Korea sentences U.S. student Otto Warmbier

North Korea sentences U.S. student Otto Warmbier | grants | Scoop.it
North Korea has sentenced American student Otto Frederick Warmbier to 15 years of hard labor for crimes against the state, a North Korean official confirmed.
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Lets trade VA kid who fought for Taliban for this VA kid
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Svaha STEAM Angels: Smart Dresses for Smart Women

Jaya Iyer and Eva Everett is raising funds for Svaha STEAM Angels: Smart Dresses for Smart Women on Kickstarter!

Fun dresses to prove that women who love Science & Technology can still be feminine & stylish!
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The future of mobility: How transportation technology and social trends are creating a new business ecosystem

The future of mobility: How transportation technology and social trends are creating a new business ecosystem | grants | Scoop.it

How will advances in transportation technologies and shifts in social attitudes shape the future of mobility?

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Award-winning nurse burned himself to death outside Kensington Palace

Award-winning nurse burned himself to death outside Kensington Palace | grants | Scoop.it

Amin Abdullah, 41, doused himself in petrol and set himself alight close to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s London residence last week.

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What a tragedy!  It is amazing how some comments can lead to the professional and devastation of what seems to have been a wonderful human being.  We should all recognize this and take it to heart.

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Children now account for a third of all refugees: U.N. - CNN.com

Children now account for a third of all refugees: U.N. - CNN.com | grants | Scoop.it

U.N. says women and children now comprise a greater proportion of refugees than adult males for the first time since the start of Europe's migrant crisis.

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The Rise of the Artificially Intelligent Hedge Fund

The Rise of the Artificially Intelligent Hedge Fund | grants | Scoop.it

Last week, Ben Goertzel and his company turned on a hedge fund that makes all its stock trades using AI---no human intervention required.

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Kool but Yikes!

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