Author Archives: Mr. Morrison

Ithaa Undersea Restaurant

Courtesy of Atlas Obscura: “To enter the restaurant, visitors climb down a spiral staircase in a thatched pavilion at the end of a jetty. They enter the building, which has a curved roof like a tunnel, from above. Secured five … Continue reading

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History Day brings hundreds of students to Cooperstown

Courtesy of The Daily Star: “A Cooperstown-based state competition brought out the love of history in its participants, several involved said Monday at the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown. The Fenimore Art Museum and the Farmers’ Museum hosted nearly 500 students … Continue reading

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Delhi University Plans To Teach Literature Students Facebook Post Writing

Courtesy of New Delhi Television: “The Delhi University is planning to include ‘Facebook post writing’ as part of its English literature curriculum, after the same was recommended by a core committee of the Choice Based Credit System in the institute’s … Continue reading

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New Library Title “solving the modest problem of death”

Summary on Amazon.com: For all you robotics fans out there! (P.S. Breakerbots made it to the World Quarterfinals this year) “Transhumanism is a movement pushing the limits of our bodies—our capabilities, intelligence, and lifespans—in the hopes that, through technology, we … Continue reading

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Waddle for Science

Courtesy of Livescience.com: Happy World Penguin Day! “Science advocates around the world turned out in droves to take part in the March for Science over the weekend, and the demonstration even found support from members of the animal kingdom: African … Continue reading

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ISS Astronauts Speak In A “Space Creole” Called Runglish

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “When English-speaking American and European astronauts work alongside Russian cosmonauts, how do they communicate? Creatively, it turns out. On the International Space Station (ISS), crewmembers often communicate in an English-Russian hybrid dubbed “Runglish.” It just goes to … Continue reading

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How the Japanese Art Of Paper Cutting Could Change The Future Of Electronics

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “The ancient art of paper cutting doesn’t exactly sound like the futuristic technology that will revolutionize powering your portable electronics. Surprise: it just may be. Meet the self-charging paper device. For a few years, researchers have been … Continue reading

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Pacific Grove receives the Gold Ribbon Award

Courtesy of the Monterey Herald: Pacific Grove High and Salinas High are among the 275 middle and high schools in California that have been chosen to receive a Gold Ribbon Schools Award. They’re the only ones in Monterey County chosen this … Continue reading

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Impossible smells exhibition opens

Courtesy of The Telegraph: “The world’s first exhibition of ‘extinct and impossible’ smells is under way, from the metallic fallout of the first atomic bomb to the aroma of cloves and oranges from the first aid kit of a medieval … Continue reading

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Flugtag, “Flying Day”

Courtesy of Red Bull Flugtag: “Red Bull Flugtag challenges the brave and brainy to design, build and pilot home-made flying machines off a 22-foot high flight deck in hopes of soaring into the wild blue yonder… or more often, plunging … Continue reading

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