China's War on English

China's War on English

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It may already be happening, says Ms. Tang, an English teacher at the high school affiliated with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in Chengdu. She declined to give her full name, saying she's not authorized to speak for her …

A Sold-out Crowd Celebrates the 18th Annual Myra Rubenstein Weis Health

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The luncheon kicked off with a lively cocktail reception and silent auction where guests bid on luxurious offerings and extraordinary experiences, including tickets to Chelsea Lately, courtesy of E! Entertainment, a getaway to The Phoenician in …

Playing outside, for the fun of it

Playing outside, for the fun of it

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Things started going in this direction when electronic technology became a babysitter/surrogate parent, and when excess parental guilt spilled over into the over-protectiveness of kids. At the same time, North Americans became obsessed with … I grew …

The truth about e-cigarettes: Are they really safe?

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A survey from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that in 2013, 1 in 5 middle school students and 7 percent of High School students who have tried e-cigarettes had never smoked a regular cigarette before. E-cigarettes are available in a …

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Interiors: The science of getting a good night's sleep

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There's more bad news for gadget addicts. Watching TV, or playing with a phone or tablet in bed can make it harder to get to sleep. Here's the science. Most electronic gadgets, including phones, tablets, televisions and mobile phones, produce a light …

Comment: Join the fight to save BC's public forests

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Unplug from your electronic gadgets and open yourself to the full experience of the forest: the sights, the sounds, the smells, and the feel of the soil and the moss under your feet. You'll find it an enriching and soul-satisfying experience. Forests …

Some Privacy, Please? Facebook, Under Pressure, Gets the Message

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Facebook is also feeling enormous pressure from privacy regulators around the world, said Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, an advocacy group. "If they don't make these changes, they're going to be sanctioned," he …

Greater Clark passes graduation milestone

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Date of Publishing: 1857
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Greater Clark passes graduation milestone

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Amy Schellenberg, executive director for Educational Services, said at the high school level, the district is able to begin integration of electronic books. Classes will have a classroom set of books, but students will have content licenses on their …

Three York Schools and Selby High Take Part in Tour de France Engineering Days

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In York, Queen Ethelburgas College, St Peter's School and Canon Lee School will be taking part as will Selby High School. Students will get the opportunity to model and print using 3D design software and 3D printers as well as designing electronic …

Wild Feathers keep rock 'n roll alive

Wild Feathers keep rock 'n roll alive

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Electronic artist Flume may have just been named the most streamed artist on Spotify in Australia, but there are still plenty of people out there who prefer more traditional bands. One of those is Hollywood actor Ben Stiller who recently admitted to …

Forrest County teacher arrested for sexual battery

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Forrest County sheriff's officials have added charges against a Forrest County Agricultural High School teacher arrested Monday on one count of exploitation of a minor. Investigator Alyssa Chandlee tells The Hattiesburg American …

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The BND wants to promote and encourage young journalists by publishing stories written by local high school students. Read our student stories here. Share your photos! We have a great way for you to upload photos of your kids, your pets, your community …

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Remembering Chase: Family, friends remember GHS student one year later

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That piece of legislation, House Bill 1378, will require school students to receive instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduating from high school. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Emily Virgin and Sen. John Sparks, both D-Norman …

Comstock students defeat teams from across US, Canada to win Junior

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From the left, Alison Nord, a business teacher at Comstock High School, with students George Webber II and Katy Way. Behind them are students Jack Weir and Eric Grant. The team won first place in a nationwide Junior Achievement competition. (Photo …

Ontario NDP Platform: Party Would Hike Corporate Taxes, Offer Help To Hydro

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Ontario Premier and Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne reads to a full day kindergarten class at Westwood Public School in Guelph, Ontario on Wednesday May 14 , 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris …. "She doesn't want to talk about the gas plants scandal, she …

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High-tech harnesses for disaster response dogs

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By modifying off-the-shelf harnesses, they've developed a high-tech little backpack that's equipped with sensors and various other gadgets that will help dogs collect information. And of course, there are also sensors to check on the dogs' … However …

Letter: If kids aren't fit, blame the parents

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I suspect that if some organization were to rate the kids on their abilities to deal with electronic gadgets and games, our kids might have scored quite highly in that skill. And who is it that purchases all those electronic gadgets and places them in …

EAMCET registers over 93 per cent attendance

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Candidates were barred from entering the examination halls with mobile phones and other electronic equipment. These precautions were taken to prevent unfair practices using high-tech gadgets. The enforcement wing also kept an eye on the examination …

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Caution urged with e-cigarette chargers

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After responding to Lompoc's first fire involving electronic cigarette chargers Thursday, the city's Fire Department is now advising residents to be careful while using the equipment. Crews responded to a report of a fire around 10:40 a.m. Thursday in …

Up in Smoke: E-Cigarette #VapeLife Embraced By the Internet

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The word “vaping” refers to the vapor that is produced when the liquid, known as the “e-liquid” or “e-juice,” hits a heating coil in an electronic cigarette. (There are hundreds of different ways to vape, but each device basically works the same way …

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'Dubstep,' 'Auto-Tune' Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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In case you need to define your listening habits, "dubstep" (first used in 2002) is defined as "a type of electronic dance music having prominent bass lines and syncopated drum patterns," while "auto-tune" (2003) means "to adjust or alter (a recording …

FDA seeking comments on health IT report

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Exchange of information in an electronic environment (health IT) has provided and continues to provide opportunities to improve the quality, safety, cost and efficiency of health care and encourage patient involvement. … Consequently, if a product …

Female fighter and assist trophy details posted for 'Super Smash Bros 4' Wii U

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So the company could be announcing more characters in the near future. Some of the new fighters should be announced at next month's Electronic Entertainment Expo as Nintendo is hosting several events, including a 90-minute long developer conference …

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Waltham Voices: Trash or treasure, the 'stuff' of life

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Whether searching for auto parts for a customer or gizmos and gadgets needed for his own projects at home, many weekend travels included tag/garage sales and trips to salvage yards from Newton to Waltham to Framingham, even out of state to Rhode …

The World Is Running Out Of Gold

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But all those gadgets and computers and electronics that require minute amounts of gold to function? They're changing that gold reuse pattern for the first time in history. Because so little gold is used in this tech, it doesn't make sense to recycle …

Gadget hoarding: When technology runs amok

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Smartphones also offer the services of several gadgets in one convenient package, so many people have shoved working video recorders, digital cameras, keyboard-style phones and music players into their junk drawers. “It's not just about using the …