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Google Slides to Link Help and Feedback

Do It In Google Slides Rather than using a Google Doc can I encourage you to consider Google Slides instead? What can you do in a Google Doc that you …

A Grecian Artifact Evokes Tales From the ‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey’

Two years ago, archaeologists excavating an ancient grave at Pylos in southwestern Greece pulled out a grime-encrusted object, less than an inch and half long, that looked like some kind of large bead. They put it aside to focus on more prominent items, like gold rings, that also were packed into …

25 Great G Suite Add-ons & Chrome Extensions for Teachers

On their own the core tools of Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Forms, and Sheets) are powerful tools for teachers and students. When you install Add-ons …

The Moon You Never See

How many times have you seen the moon? Seriously. How many times have you looked up and been like: "Oh yeah, the moon. Cool."?<p>If you are old enough to be reading this, the answer should be "a lot" (probably in the thousands).<p>But here is the real question: Have you really seen the moon?<p>I don't mean …

The People Who Are Bringing Latin to Life

At conventions, immersion programs and youth programs, classicists and grammar fans are speaking a language often called dead<p>The Conference Center at Fordham University Law School was humming with the unusual sound of more than 150 people greeting one another in Latin. Many were wearing black …

Language

Ghostly Abkhazia: Photographer documents the country that doesn't officially exist

When American photographer Robert Walton Cooper travelled to Abkhazia, he didn't quite know what to expect. Once known as a holiday hotspot for the …

Associated Press News

Indian government 'clears Japan rail plan'

<b>India's government has approved a $14.7bn (£9.7bn) deal for Japan to build the country's first high-speed train line, according to reports.</b><p>A government minister and official at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office told the Reuters news agency that cabinet had cleared the bid.<p>An announcement was …

SpaceX plans to launch its Falcon 9 again on December 19th

The company will also try to land the rocket back on solid ground afterward<p>After a lengthy hiatus from spaceflight, SpaceX will launch its next Falcon 9 rocket again on December 19th. The rocket will carry 11 satellites for the New Jersey-based telecommunications company Orbcomm into lower Earth …

SNL Cast Hillary Clinton as the Least Believable Bartender Ever

Hillary Clinton helped Saturday Night Live kick off its season last night, dropping in on host Miley Cyrus and crew to help gain votes laughs. No real surprise: the episode devoted a lot of its jokes to the impending presidential race.<p>Hillary's sketch was no exception. SNL cast her as Val, the …

Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Queen Victoria's long reign

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has reached a major milestone by becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Britain's history.<p>She passes Queen …

Mystery fireball lights up sky over Bangkok

<b>(CNN) —</b> Asteroid? Balloon? Space junk?<p>Social media in Thailand lit up Monday morning as commuters posted photos and videos of a mystery fireball that briefly illuminated the Thai capital's sky.<p>The fireball was seen from various locations throughout the city during the morning rush hour. The object …

Thailand

Hard-Hitting Images Examine the Complex Relationship Between Asians and Elephants

“In Asia, we haven’t quite figured out whether we love these animals or hate them,” says Madras-born, Hong Kong-based photographer Palani Mohan of …

Wildlife

Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography