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  • This 200,000 Year-Old City in South Africa Could Rewrite Human History

    This 200,000 Year-Old City in South Africa Could Rewrite Human History

    Via The Mind Unleashed : A giant stone city was discovered in South Africa, approximately 150 km west of port Maputo, Mozambique. By calculating the erosion rate of the dolerite, it became possible to assess the age of the site. It was estimated that the 1500 square-kilometer metropolis was constructed between 160,000 and 200,000 years ago! The ruins consist of huge stone circles, most of which are buried in the sand and can be seen only […]

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    Coventry University achieves top spot in prestigious university league table

    Via Coventry Telegraph : The city university beat neighbouring Russell Group universities, Birmingham and Nottingham, to achieve highest ever ranking by a former polytechnic Coventry University has received its highest ever ranking in the Guardian league table of universities – outshining many of its Russell Group competitors. The former polytechnic has risen 12 places since last year, now placing in the top 20 universities. Coventry reached number 15, which also makes it the highest ever ranking […]

  • 10 Things You Need to Know About Water

    10 Things You Need to Know About Water

    Via Inc. : PwC says water has to be managed through collaboration if we want to avoid imminent water crisis. Increased droughts and flooding are wreaking havoc on America and the world. While scientists and concerned individuals attempt to convince Congress that global warming is real and we should do something about it, we have another urgent task: dealing with water stress. If we’re not careful, we will be savagely fighting over water in California while […]

  • Top 10 Tips For Revision

    Top 10 Tips For Revision

    Via Top Marks : Exams and tests can be a stressful time for most students, but follow these fantastic stress-free tips for revising… and you might find yourself at the top of the brainy class! Study in a quiet place away from the TV and computers etc that is both light and comfortable. Make a ‘revision timetable’ and always let your family know when you are revising. Create summary notes and anything simple that helps your […]

  • Green chemistry: understanding barriers and opportunities

    Green chemistry: understanding barriers and opportunities

    Via Chemical Watch : We have a long way to go to mainstream green chemistry. Now in its 10th year, the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3), a network of some 70 companies across sectors and supply chains, has undertaken a number of projects, aimed at supporting dialogue and model collaborations that advance research, development and adoption of green chemistry solutions. These efforts have helped to: establish approaches to enhance chemical information flow, through supply chains, […]

  • Making sense of mathematics

    Making sense of mathematics

    Via OUPblog : Mathematics is used in increasingly sophisticated ways in modern society, explicitly by experts who develop applications and implicitly by the general public who use technological devices. As each of us is taught a broad curriculum in school and then focuses on particular specialisms in our adult life, it is useful to ask the question ‘what does it mean to make sense of mathematics?’. Each of us will have personal needs to make sense […]

  • This schoolboy made £3,000 in just 8 weeks

    This schoolboy made £3,000 in just 8 weeks

    Via Mirror : Tax Disc Reminder boss Harvey Millington can receive up to 400 orders a day for paper discs, which remind motorists to renew their tax or MOT A schoolboy has set up one of Britain’s fastest growing businesses – selling reminder tax discs to jog forgetful driver’s memories. Genius Harvey Millington, 13, can receive up to 400 orders a day for paper discs, which remind motorists to renew their tax or MOT. After the […]

  • Kid who got in to every Ivy League school is going to the University of Alabama

    Kid who got in to every Ivy League school is going to the University of Alabama

    Via Business Insider : High school senior Ronald Nelson had an incredibly hard decision to make this year about college — mainly because he got into all eight Ivy League universities. In the end, he decided on the University of Alabama and rejected offers from all eight Ivy League schools. Nelson also rejected offers from Stanford, Johns Hopkins, New York University, Vanderbilt, and Washington University in St. Louis. He decided to pass on these big names […]

  • Don’t Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them

    Don’t Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them

    Via Entrepreneur : When we think about public speaking, the first thing that comes to mind is “them” and “us.” The public is receivers and the speaker is the giver. Audience members are onlookers and the speaker is the information spectacle. This needs to change. For our message to touch the minds and even the hearts of our audience, we must allow real communication to take place between them and us. By communication I mean the […]

  • 30 Ways to Figure Out What to Say on Social Media

    30 Ways to Figure Out What to Say on Social Media

    Via LinkedIn : Blogs, social media, websites, newsletters, feel like you are saying the same thing over and over? Can’t figure out how to say the same thing in a unique and different way? Almost everyone who writes experiences this frustration. Here is a list of 30 ways you can find ideas, inspiration and content when you feel you’ve said everything there is to say already. Share your ideas below! Stumped? Here are 30 ways for […]