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The two-minute content quiz: Great English exercise for class

The two-minute content quiz: Great English exercise for class | Current events | Scoop.it
There are 15 major – and very common – word errors in the brief passage below. Can you identify them?  Most people cannot spot all 15 errors. The corrected version is included below thi…

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Skiing in Hawaii

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Yes. It can be done...

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Earth Science Picture of the Day

Earth Science Picture of the Day | Current events | Scoop.it
The Earth Science Picture of the Day highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and relevant links.

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Ailing dog saved as vets extract 43 socks from its stomach

Ailing dog saved as vets extract 43 socks from its stomach | Current events | Scoop.it
A three-year old great dane has been saved by vets who discovered more than 40 socks in his stomach.

The dog was taken to an animal hospital in Portland, Oregon after his owners observed him repeatedly wretching and vomiting.

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Now There's a 61-Foot-Tall Rubber Duck in Los Angeles

Now There's a 61-Foot-Tall Rubber Duck in Los Angeles | Current events | Scoop.it
On display in the Port of Los Angeles until Aug. 24

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13 reasons to use educational technology in lessons - ICT in Education -

13 reasons to use educational technology in lessons - ICT in Education - | Current events | Scoop.it
Sometimes you need to convince colleagues to think about using educational technology in their les...

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How Technology Changes The Skills We Need To Learn

How Technology Changes The Skills We Need To Learn | Current events | Scoop.it
The choices we make are our own. We’re as smart as we want to be.

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Ballet dancers' brains 'adapt to spins'

Ballet dancers' brains 'adapt to spins' | Current events | Scoop.it
Scientists pinpoint a key difference in ballet dancers' brains so they avoid feeling dizzy when they spin.

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Ancient city unearthed in Iraq may be 3300 years old - NBCNews.com

Ancient city unearthed in Iraq may be 3300 years old - NBCNews.com | Current events | Scoop.it
Ancient city unearthed in Iraq may be 3300 years old NBCNews.com A domestic structure, with at least two rooms, that may date to relatively late in the life of the newfound ancient city, perhaps around 2,000 years ago when the Parthian Empire...

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This scoop is about a new city that was discovered in Iraq.  The new excavation is exciting and is thought that this city was under the control of the Assyrian Empire. Researchers have given this city site the name but fail to mention it in the description.

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Yangtze porpoise down to 1,000 animals as world's most degraded river may soon claim another extinction

Yangtze porpoise down to 1,000 animals as world's most degraded river may soon claim another extinction | Current events | Scoop.it
A survey late last year found that the Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) population has been cut in half in just six years.

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Iceland tests find meat pies contain no meat at all - World - CBC News

Iceland tests find meat pies contain no meat at all - World - CBC News | Current events | Scoop.it
One brand of beef meat pie produced in Iceland has tested negative for containing horsemeat — or any other meat, for that matter.
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Egypt suspends Luxor balloon flights

Egypt suspends Luxor balloon flights | Current events | Scoop.it
The Egyptian authorities suspend all hot air balloon flights near Luxor and launches an investigation following the deaths of 19 tourists in a crash.
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Can the Apple Sport Watch outdo the competition? - Triathlon Magazine Canada

Can the Apple Sport Watch outdo the competition? - Triathlon Magazine Canada | Current events | Scoop.it
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Can the Apple Sport Watch outdo the competition?

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Roger Federer wants to add Davis Cup to his collection

Roger Federer wants to add Davis Cup to his collection | Current events | Scoop.it
Switzerland reached the final of the Davis Cup after Roger Federer gave the hosts an unassailable 3-1 lead over Italy by beating Fabio Fognini 6-2 6-3 7-6 (4) on Sunday (September 14). Federer was rarely troubled by Fognini at Geneva's Palexpo Arena...
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Essex woman finds eggs of world's most venomous spider in her shopping

Essex woman finds eggs of world's most venomous spider in her shopping | Current events | Scoop.it
Abby Woodgate was told to burn anything that had come into contact with Brazilian wandering spider eggs found on bananas

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What's going on, where are all these spiders are coming from?! I found a massive spider in my sink this morning, freaked me out!
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Impressive Wildlife Photos That Will Brighten Your Day: From BBC’s Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Competition

Impressive Wildlife Photos That Will Brighten Your Day: From BBC’s Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Competition | Current events | Scoop.it
Capturing that magical wildlife photo takes decent equipment, an extreme amount of patience and a little bit of luck. Beyond composition and color, the best wildlife photographs give you a reason t...

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Watch 1000 Years of European Borders Change In 3 Minutes

Watch 1000 Years of European Borders Change In 3 Minutes | Current events | Scoop.it
This time-lapse video has never been more relevant. As the eyes of the world are fixed on events in Ukraine and Crimea, its good to have a little perspective on the ever-changing flux of borders throughout time. Very cool!

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Diane Therrien's curator insight, September 3, 2014 9:48 PM

Great learning tool!

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, September 4, 2014 12:23 AM

Great visual to show students about the 5 themes of Geography

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History

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Birds attack peace doves freed from pope’s window - The Boston Globe

Birds attack peace doves freed from pope’s window - The Boston Globe | Current events | Scoop.it
Two white doves that were released by children standing alongside Pope Francis as a peace gesture have been attacked by other birds. (Look! @BostonGlobe: PHOTOS: Doves released from pope's window attacked by black crow, seagull.
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Scientists create never-before-seen form of matter

Scientists create never-before-seen form of matter | Current events | Scoop.it
Harvard and MIT scientists are challenging the conventional wisdom about light, and they didn't need to go to a galaxy far, far away to do it.

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Orangutans rescued as haven takes shape in the wilds of Sumatra

Orangutans rescued as haven takes shape in the wilds of Sumatra | Current events | Scoop.it
Australian-led project will allow orangutans to roam free on their own islands, featuring feeding platforms and puzzles

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Reef sharks dive by the moon › News in Science (ABC Science)

Reef sharks dive by the moon › News in Science (ABC Science) | Current events | Scoop.it
The moon and water temperature affect the diving behaviour of grey reef sharks, report Australian researchers.

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Why action on forests now is essential to all our futures

Why action on forests now is essential to all our futures | Current events | Scoop.it
We need to make forests worth more alive than dead, says Bharrat Jagdeo (Godsteeth! There is more to forests than hawking!

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Annual shark kills 'hit 100 million'

Annual shark kills 'hit 100 million' | Current events | Scoop.it
The most accurate assessment to date of the impact of commercial fishing on sharks suggests around 100 million a year are being killed.
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Around world, gun rules, and results, vary wildly - USA TODAY

Around world, gun rules, and results, vary wildly - USA TODAY | Current events | Scoop.it
Around world, gun rules, and results, vary wildly USA TODAY OOI, Japan (AP) — After a tragedy like the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the statistic is always trotted out.
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