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10 four-year-olds walk into a retirement home. Here's what happened next

10 four-year-olds walk into a retirement home. Here's what happened next | General Issues | Scoop.it
What happened when we introduced four-year-olds to an old people’s home.
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Inside the Strange Science of the Fake Meat That 'Bleeds'

Inside the Strange Science of the Fake Meat That 'Bleeds' | General Issues | Scoop.it
Join WIRED for the deepest dive yet into the science of the Impossible Burger, the genetically engineered fake meat on a mission to upend the beef industry.
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100 Common Myths & Misconceptions | Infographic

100 Common Myths & Misconceptions | Infographic | General Issues | Scoop.it
Discover the world's most widespread falsehoods. Fortune cookies aren't Chinese, Napoleon wasn't short, and sugar doesn't make kids hyper. Myths, debunked!
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12,000 Tons of Orange Peels Bring a Jungle Back to Life - D-brief

A juice company dumps its waste peels on degraded land on Costa Rica and the jungle springs back to life.
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Hyperloop One has just gone faster than ever before

Hyperloop One has just gone faster than ever before | General Issues | Scoop.it
In the latest round of tests, Hyperloop One has gone faster than further than before.
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TIME’s 100 Most Influential Images of All Time

TIME’s 100 Most Influential Images of All Time | General Issues | Scoop.it
Explore the stories behind 100 images that changed the world, selected by TIME and an international team of curators. And watch our new series of original short documentaries that tell the surprising stories behind the pictures.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 14, 2017 7:55 AM

Fantastic and deeply moving classroom materials.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, August 16, 2017 4:11 AM
useful classroom materials
 
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A Top Navy SEAL Explains How the Experts Handle Mistakes

A Top Navy SEAL Explains How the Experts Handle Mistakes | General Issues | Scoop.it
Admiral William McRaven, author of Make Your Bed , successfully led the mission to capture former Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. But perfection had nothing to do with it.
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We Are Not Materialistic Enough

We Are Not Materialistic Enough | General Issues | Scoop.it
Our society is drowning in needless possessions and consumer debt not because we're too materialistic, but because we're not materialistic enough.
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"I'm a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you."

"I'm a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you." | General Issues | Scoop.it
Don't be taken in by the memo’s faux-reasonable tone.
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What Curiosity has yet to tell us about Mars

What Curiosity has yet to tell us about Mars | General Issues | Scoop.it
Curiosity has revealed a lot about Mars in the last five years. But NASA’s rover still has work to do on the Red Planet.
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The Periodic Table in Pictures and Words - Free Tech 4 Teachers @rmbyrne 

The Periodic Table in Pictures and Words - Free Tech 4 Teachers @rmbyrne  | General Issues | Scoop.it
The Periodic Table of Elements, in Pictures and Words is an interactive site that shows students how each element is used or is present in familiar products. When students click on an element in the interactive display an image of a familiar product or object appears along with a description of the element and its characteristics. For example, if you click on aluminum an image of airplane appears along with a description of aluminum, its uses, and its characteristics.

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Sun Erupts With Significant Flare

Sun Erupts With Significant Flare | General Issues | Scoop.it
The sun emitted a significant, X8.2-class solar flare, peaking at 12:06 p.m. EDT on Sept. 10, 2017. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event.
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Open Letter Regarding Proposed Federal Government Corporation Tax Changes

Open Letter Regarding Proposed Federal Government Corporation Tax Changes | General Issues | Scoop.it
I wrote this letter to my Member of Federal Parliament this morning after another sleep disturbed over proposed corporate taxation changes…it was copied to Prime Minister Trudeau and Finance …
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Juice company dumped orange peels in deforested area. Here's what it looks like 16 years later

Juice company dumped orange peels in deforested area. Here's what it looks like 16 years later | General Issues | Scoop.it
The juice company dumped 12,000 tons of orange peels in the area, and were stunned when they returned 16 years later.
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The Projection and Failure of Trust

The Projection and Failure of Trust | General Issues | Scoop.it
As the Landscape of Trust research progresses, i’m developing out frameworks and ideas for understanding how trust works, development activities to build trust in teams, and diagnosis of the underlying Landscape of Trust within an organisation. Today, i want to share a sketch that’s been taking shape in my mind for a few weeks: it…
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We're still a long way from universal education. Here's what needs to change

We're still a long way from universal education. Here's what needs to change | General Issues | Scoop.it
We need to find ways to implement the education targets from the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Idiot Guy Treats His Date Horribly But Then This Off Duty Cop Overhears Their Conversation

Idiot Guy Treats His Date Horribly But Then This Off Duty Cop Overhears Their Conversation | General Issues | Scoop.it
Someone asked "Women of Reddit, what has been your worst 'nice guy' experience?", and this person just shared the most feel good story ever.
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The simple delivery kit that's saving mothers in Nigeria

The simple delivery kit that's saving mothers in Nigeria | General Issues | Scoop.it
A woman’s chance of dying from pregnancy and childbirth is 1 in 13 in Nigeria, so Adepeju Jaiyeoba decided to do something about it.
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When Will the First Human Leave the Solar System?

When Will the First Human Leave the Solar System? | General Issues | Scoop.it
The closest potentially habitable planet outside of our solar system is an intimidating 4.2 light-years away, but that hasn't stopped scientists from dreaming of ways to get there. Here's a timeline for when you can expect to see the first human leave the solar system.
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