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Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

As laptops become smaller and more ubiquitous, and with the advent of tablets, the idea of taking notes by hand just seems old-fashioned to many students today. Typing your notes is faster — which comes in handy when there's a lot of information to take down. But it turns out there are still …

Teaching

A California club bans DJs who use laptops … but why?

When DJs started to use CDs, purists were up in arms – and now an even more recent piece of kit has been declared verboten. Yet, like dance music itself, technology moves on – so why not embrace it?<p>Outrage among dance music fans on the internet this week – I know, newsflash! – as a club in …

50 Years Later, Hiking the “Bloody Sunday” Trail from Selma to Montgomery

Fifty years ago, on March 7, 1965, 600 marchers protesting for voting equality left the Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church in Selma headed for the state capitol in Montgomery. Before they had even left town, the peaceful marchers were met at the Edmund Pettus Bridge with police beatings and tear gas.<p>That …

Obama: Selma marchers gave courage to millions, inspired more change

Watch live coverage of ceremonies in Selma commemorating 50 years since "Bloody Sunday" on Saturday on CNN and CNNgo.<p><b>Selma, Alabama (CNN) —</b> In a passionate speech about racial progress in America, President Barack Obama on Saturday told thousands of people who gathered here to commemorate the 50th …

Tinga Chicken

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Let yourself be seduced by this spicy, slow-cooked chicken dinner.</i><p>When we think of chicken dinners, we think of weeknights -- of efficiency and practicality, of boneless, skinless breasts. …

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Typhoon Neoguri pounds Japanese islands of Okinawa, heads on

Neoguri is still expected to make landfall near Kyushu, Japan on Wednesday evening according to U.S. clocks, early Thursday a.m. locally in …

Scientists: Biggest-Ever Bird Had Massive 20-Foot Wingspan

Scientists have identified what they believe to be the largest bird to have ever lived.<p>According to a paper published in the <i>Proceedings of the</i> …

National Academy of Sciences

Tiny Shark Bites Man in the Cutest Shark Attack Ever

(Video Link)<p>Carlos and his friends went scuba diving. Little did they know that an adorable menace lay beneath the surface, eager to feed upon human …

Taking A Bite Out Of The Shark Suit

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>Sharks have been ruling the world's oceans for 400 million years. That's a couple hundred million years before Pangea busted up and the continents started slipping all around the globe! Sharks were on the scene way before the age of dinosaurs, …

Travel Tuesday: Amazing Places You Can Swim With Sharks

Nothing sends ocean swimmers fleeing for shore faster than a fin sighting. The word "shark" alone is enough to scare most people, immediately calling to mind the menacing theme song for the movie <i>Jaws</i> -- and, of course, all the gruesome attack scenes therein. But some people look past the Shark …

Great white shark spotted off Cape Cod - CNN Video

Countdown 2 ‘Sharknado 2’: Your 29-Day Warning, With Three Minutes of Actual Shark-on-the-Subway Footage!

July is upon us, the thick of the most glorious time of the year in which to slough off work for personal watercraft activities, televised tennis or …

Clint Eastwood

Rise In U.S. Shark Attacks Expected This Summer, According To Experts

Summer is a time for endless beach days, globs of sunblock and, apparently this year, more shark attacks.<p>According to a report from Discovery News, shark experts have predicted that there will be more shark attacks this summer in the U.S. than there were last summer. But why the rise?<p>George …

Associated Press News

UK government pledges to fight unlimited Atlantic shark fishing

The UK government has pledged to fight the unlimited fishing that leads to millions of sharks being killed by EU boats in the Atlantic every year.<p>Numerous species once widely fished by the EU, such as the porbeagle shark, have already been driven to near extinction in the Atlantic. But other …

Our oceans will be infinitely poorer if we lose our sharks

Over the last year alone, I’ve had the great privilege of many hours underwater with sharks of various shapes and sizes.<p>Many have been smaller species, such as the catsharks, tope and smoothhound you commonly see on British dives. However, I’ve also dived outside the cage with great whites, gone …

Surviving Shark Attacks: How Facing Fears Can Keep You -- And Your Business -- Alive

Collectively as a society, we spend a lot of time worrying about shark attacks. Whether it’s from watching <i>Jaws</i> or hearing real stories, many people experience a strong fear of sharks; yet the United States averages just 16 shark attacks each year and slightly less than one shark-attack fatality …

How One Cool Kid is Protecting Sharks From Finning

The race to save sharks is on during Project AWARE’s Finathon 2014! Support Jarret Voorhies - JSV Motorsports, 15 year old go kart racer and …

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Mystery solved: This is the monster that ate that great white shark

It wasn’t the Kraken. It wasn’t Godzilla. And it wasn’t even a rabid killer whale. The mysterious animal that had killed and eaten the 9-foot great …

Scientists: A mysterious animal ate an entire 9-foot great white shark

Scientists in Australia tagged a healthy 9-foot great white shark as part of program to track these animals. Four months later they found the …

Freediving: breaching the surface of the body's capabilities

Freediving is a bit of an odd extreme sport. On the one hand, it's completely natural: humans have been diving with their breath held for thousands of years, be it for food, treasure or pleasure. And ask any swim teacher and they'll tell you that, as soon as a kid is comfortable in water, they'll …

Learning how to freedive - video

Ian Donald shows Jessie Hollis how to 'freedive': to dive without breathing apparatus. He highlights the importance of breathing technique and relaxation, teaches her how to hold her breath, 'apnea walking' – a form of exercise aimed at improving your breath-holding ability – and how to improve her …

Blood Shift and the Spleen Effect in Freediving

The mammalian dive reflex is a physiological response to diving. Mammalian Dive Reflex Basics describes two important aspects of the reflex observed …

Picture of the Day: Freediving with Tunas

FREEDIVING WITH TUNAS<p>Photograph by <b>KURT ARRIGO</b> <br>Website | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | 500px<p>In this breathtaking underwater photograph by Kurt Arrigo, …

7 Types of Freediving Equipment (Gear)

One of the greatest differences between scuba diving and freediving is the equipment. Required scuba diving equipment includes a mask, fins, …

Freediving with sharks in Roatan, Honduras – in pictures

Freediving with sharks off Honduras's Roatan island is a thrilling, if nerve-racking, experience. Professional freedivers Eusebio and Christina Saenz de Santamaria shot these photographs as they explored the Cara a Cara site, famous for Caribbean reef sharks. Eusebio runs a freediving school in …