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How Astronomers Are Investigating This Nebula Where Stars Are Being Born

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New research on the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud shows how stars were born and how more can form in the future. Science

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10 best kids' movies on Netflix streaming right now

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Seeking kid-friendly entertainment that is sure to satisfy? Netflix has a ton of options, but frankly they can be overwhelming. So, we've made things simple by highlighting ten excellent films that'll delight children — or those who are still a child at heart.

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The Enormous Black Hole At The Heart Of Our Galaxy Is Flickering – Why It Matters

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At the heart of our galaxy lies a monstrous black hole named Sagittarius A*. Researchers say it is flickering, though probably not for the reason you think. Science

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Why I'll be reading Ibram Kendi's 'Goodnight Racism' to my son every night

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Every year as a country we take a day in the month of January to pay homage to a dreamer, a man who had a dream of what this country could be if unburdened by what it was.

Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

Jupiter Became Enormous By Swallowing Smaller Planets, Researchers Suggest

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Jupiter, a gas giant, may have gained its massive size through the dubious act of swallowing planetesimals. Science

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Why You Won't See A Movie Villain Using An iPhone

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Apple is happy to have good guys in movies and TV use its products, but you'd be hard-pressed to find a buy guy using an iPhone. Technology

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Stunning fat bear wakes up from hibernation and is still huge

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Alaska's fat bears lose up to a third of their weight during their deep winter slumber. They often appear in spring or early summer looking relatively gaunt.

NASA's Psyche Mission Just Got Some Bad News

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NASA's Psyche mission was due to launch before Oct. 11, but will now be delayed beyond 2022 due to testing concerns. Science

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NASA’s moon rocket could launch as soon as August this year

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NASA says there's a chance that its next-generation rocket, the Space Launch System, could launch for the first time this summer. News Space Artemis NASA sls space

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

Why You Need To Change Your TV's Motion Processing Setting

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Motion smoothing is meant to account for discrepancies in frame rates on your TV, but it doesn't always look as seamless as you'd like. Technology

Yes, there are 100 million rogue black holes wandering our galaxy

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Black holes aren't evil. But they are fantastically weird, gravitationally powerful places. And astronomers suspect there are some 100 million of these objects — realms so dense that not even light can escape their grasp — wandering our Milky Way galaxy.

The Reason The Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Was A Failure

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Years ago, Chevy released a hybrid version of its massive Tahoe SUV, and though the model managed to drag on for several years, it was never a hit.

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How will we know when an AI actually becomes sentient?

Digital Trends

Many scientists and technologists believe AI will eventually become sentient. But how will we know when that happens? Currently, there's no good way to tell. Emerging Tech Features ai Artificial intelligence LaMDA machine learning

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Smart Toasters Exist, But Are They Worth It?

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It seems like everything is smart these days. Case in point? Toasters on the market that costs hundreds of dollars and promise high-end toasting experiences. Technology

A rocket slammed into the moon. NASA got a picture.

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The moon has a strange, new crater. But this one's not natural. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which began mapping the moon in 2009, spotted the impact site of a recent rocket crash on the far side of the moon, which occurred in early March.

How astronauts on the ISS are growing crops without soil

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Astronauts on the ISS recently harvested vegetables from a system which grows plants without soil or other growth medium. News Space crops in space ISS space

Google warns of 'hermit spyware' infecting Android and iOS devices

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As part of Google's efforts to track the activities of commercial spyware vendors, the company's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) released a report Thursday on spyware campaigns targeting Android and iOS users.

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

How to watch NASA launch a satellite into an experimental lunar orbit

Digital Trends

This Monday, NASA is launching a tiny satellite with a big mission - to test a never-before-tried orbit around the moon for a future lunar outpost. News Space Capstone NASA rocket lab space

Scientists film a jellyfish with a belly full of prey in the deep sea

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Biologists spotted a deep sea critter that just devoured a hefty meal. The Monterey Bay Aquatic Research Institute (MBARI) recently tweeted deep sea archival footage of a jellyfish with its stomach filled with food.

See the crater left by a space junk impact on the moon

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NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped an image showing the crater created by a Chinese rocket booster which crashed into the moon earlier this year. News Space lunar reconnaissance orbiter Moon space

Strange Martian rock reveals Mars' wildly different past

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Mars used to be a wildly different land. Though the red planet is bone dry today, NASA's Curiosity rover recently rumbled by poignant evidence of an ancient watery world. The car-sized robot snapped an image of a unique rock that looks like its composed of stacked layers.

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Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

How To Edit The Profile Cover On An Instagram Video

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If you want your Instagram profile to look as polished as possible, you can set a custom cover for videos before they're published with the app. Technology

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What losing abortion rights will mean for people's mental health

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The day that Americans knew was coming is finally here. Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that created a constitutional right to abortion, is gone. In many ways, we know what this means. More than half of American women live in states that are hostile to abortion rights.

Mifo S ANC review: Tiny and very comfortable, these sport earbuds drop the ball on features

Digital Trends

You will feel super comfy and sweat buckets with the Mifo S ANC, yet also feel like something's missing. Home Theater Reviews Mifo noise-canceling wireless earbuds sport wireless earbuds wireless earbuds

What everyone's watching: The most streamed TV shows this week are thrillers

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What's everybody been watching this week then? We've dug into the latest data from streaming aggregator ReelGood , which pulls viewing figures from streaming sites in the UK and the US, and broken out the top 10 most watched TV shows of the past week.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.