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The question that stumped Conrad Oberhaus, runner-up in the National Geographic Bee in Washington last week, wasn't exactly of the name-the-capital-of-Belgium variety. Conrad, 13, drew this doozy: "One of the world's largest deposits of rare-earth...
Tags: Science and Technology, Google Inc., China, Jeopardy!, Mongolia
WDBJ7 ReporterBeing the smartest kid in the class is one thing, but being one of the best quiz bowl teams in the state is something entirely different. The Cave Spring High School Scholastic Team is just a few years old, but has become one of the state's elite teams....
Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, TexasWhen Ethan Floyd gazes into a map, his dreams take him to far away lands. "I've never really been outside the United States so it fascinates me -- the different cultures of the world and how different everything is," the 12-year-old said. "When I...
GOP Women's Club The Howard County Republican Women's Club meets on Wednesday, May 29, with a discussion of current GOP issues. A social hour begins at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting beginning at 7 p.m., at VFW No. 7472 Yingling-Ridgley Post, 4225 VFW Lane,...
Channel Guide MagazineMemorial Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, May 27. Leading up to and including that day, over Memorial Day 2013 weekend, there will TV programs remembering veterans; special programming of other sorts; and also several programming marathons of...
Picking a volunteer vacation is a lot like dating: The choices are mind-boggling, but finding the right fit takes work. Treat the search like a job. Opportunities to travel and immerse yourself in a different culture are everywhere. You can enlist...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWilson College’s Class of 2013 is poised to make a great impact on the natural world because the next 10 years will be key in protecting the planet, the class’ graduation speaker said Sunday. Sylvia A. Earle said that just last week, the...
Reuters(Repeats with no changes to text) * Renaissance cleric first wrote "America" on 1507 map * Resonance with current climate of "geo-enabled" devices * Google, Apple, Facebook looking at mapping apps By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) -...
Tags: Landforms, Asia, Google Inc., U.S. Congress, Mountains
Portland Press Herald, MaineWhen Archer Thomas was about 4 years old he pointed to a map inside a Maine Atlas and Gazetteer and said to his mother, "Look, here's the town of tub." At first Thomas' mother, Jean Whitney, could not figure out what her son was talking about. She had...
Tags: Washington, DC, Oceans, Newspaper and Magazine, Students, Family
"Good luck AP test takers" scrolled across Costa Mesa High School's electronic marquee Friday morning. At Newport-Mesa Unified high schools this week, Advanced Placement classes culminated with exams that will determine whether students receive college...
The Times-News, Twin Falls, IdahoTroy Hamilton, an adjunct history professor at the College of Southern Idaho and history and government teacher at Wendell High School, received a national award to study in South Africa. He is one of 25 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)...
The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville, N.J.Bang! A flash of light, then smoke fills the entrance to the practice building at the Tony Canale Training Center in Egg Harbor Township. Even with earplugs, it sounds like someone blew a hole through the door. The distraction does its job. From the...
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