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PGHS Student Reaches the Finals of the National YoungArts writing competition

Luke Herzog has made the finals of the National YoungArts writing competition. Luke, a member of the PGHS Young Writers’ Club, submitted 2 short stories and an excerpt from a novel. Over 8,000 completed applications are received every year and … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 400 People Volunteer to Perform Along Train Route to Entertain Passengers Passing By

Courtesy of MyModernMet.com: See this in action! “One of the nicest parts of train travel is relaxing and glancing at the countryside as it whizzes by. But recently, passengers on trains through Germany’s Saale Valley were in for an unexpected treat, … Continue reading

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Rube Goldberg Competition, 11/20

This Monday, Nov. 20, from 3:00 – 6:00, in the multi, the annual physics Rube Goldberg Competition will be held in the Student Union. Courtesy of RubeGoldberg.com: “The Rube Goldberg Machine Contest (RGMC) is named after the late cartoonist Reuben Lucius Goldberg. … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The Philosophy of Awesome

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “We’ve always wondered about the ontological underpinnings of such lofty concepts as “radical” and “totally tubular”, but we’d never heard of a former professional roller-blader turned philosophy professor who could tell us all about it. Until now. … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Jobs and Robots Bracing for Technological Disruptions to Come

Courtesy of Scientific American: “Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the rapid adoption of robots across diverse industries are stalking the fear of jobless growth. Responses to these developments have focused on what to do to ensure that robots don’t steal jobs. Bill … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: A 17-Year-Old Pakistani Student Stunned the World With a Scientific First

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Kids these days, you know? We’re not shaking our heads and wagging our fingers at them anymore; we’re standing mouth-agape in awe. Kids as young as 12 years oldand 16 years old are making strides in the cure for cancer, … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Using Words Like ‘Really’ A Lot Could Mean You’re Really Stressed

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “Are you feeling really exhausted? Or have you noticed that it’s incredibly hot out today? If you recognize the adverbs above as appearing frequently in your own speech, it could be a sign that you’re stressed. At least, those are … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Every Year, Millions of Bright Red Crabs Completely Cover Christmas Island

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Christmas Island has nothing to do with a big jolly man in a red suit. Instead, it has its own distinct bright red mascot: millions and millions of land crabs. Every year, this Australian island territory is … Continue reading

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College Fair 2017

Over 20 colleges attending from across the country, thank you! Albion College Arizona State University Central Coast College Emerson College Grand Canyon University Landmark College Marist College Marymount California University Michigan State University Missouri University of Science and Technology Oberlin … Continue reading

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Read These (Legit Terrifying) Horror Stories by an Artificial Intelligence

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “I stood there staring down the hill, and I saw the man in the black cloak standing there, holding a knife. He stood in silence, his head motionless but staring at me. ‘I’m sorry. I found you. … Continue reading

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