Eric Combs

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Louisiana State Board Moves Closer to Suing Gov. Jindal Over PARCC Tests

By onJuly 2, 2014 7:20 AM<p>The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6-3 on July 1 to retain legal counsel and prepare for a …

Superhero Bits: Avengers Age of Ultron, Watchmen, Thor: The Dark World, Ant-Man, Marvel Universe Live – /Film

Has <b>Joss Whedon</b> finished the script for <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>? Which superhero did <b>Mads Mikkelsen</b> audition for? What will the <b>Ant-Man</b> costume look …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

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Security with no backdoors<p>Built in protection for your mission-critical data: because lives and jobs matter.<p>SpiderOak software utilizes …

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Airbus and Boeing Clash Over Seat Width and Standards

A row has flared up between leading planemakers over the width of tourist-class seats on long-distance flights, setting the tone for a bitter …

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Higgs Boson Physicists Receive 2013 Nobel Prize

That was fast! Just one year after a Higgs Boson-like particle was found at the Large Hadron Collider, the two physicists who first proposed its …

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The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

Former soldiers to qualify as teachers in two years under government scheme

Former soldiers will be able to qualify as teachers in two years under a new government scheme.<p>From next year, ex-service personnel who do not have a degree, but have experience or qualifications as instructors, coaches or mentors, will be able to sign up to a programme that will put them in the …

If we can drop soldiers into schools, why not enlist teachers into the army?

Dear Army,<p>I look forward to joining up as soon as possible using your new fast-track-for-teachers route. I am delighted that I will now be able to enter front-line combat situations without having to go through all the bother of extensive physical training or learning to fire a gun and scary stuff …

'Depart Immediately,' State Dept. Tells Americans In Yemen

Warning that "the security threat level in Yemen is extremely high," the State Department is urging any Americans in that country to "depart immediately."<p>The ominous advisory follows the "temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa," The Associated Press …