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Apr 17

Why Hollywood keeps making terrible sequels

2016 has been a record-setting year for terrible movie sequels.


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Apr 17

Going green shouldn’t be this hard

Going green does not need to be a sacrifice, either for us as individuals or for businesses, governments and the economy.


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Apr 17

Why The Popular Kids Don’t Stay Cool

Some people in high school engage in risky behavior, such as drinking and smoking, in an attempt to be cool. Does this pay off long term? Join Tara as she reports on new research showing that being popular in high school might be bad in your adulthood!


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Apr 17

Recipient of the Languages Canada scholarship arrives at Trent University

Languages Canada is pleased to announce that Renato Medeiros da Fonseca Jr., recipient of the second Languages Canada IsM (Idiomas sim Fronteiras) Scholarship has arrived in Peterborough, Ontario where he will spend a month with Trent-ESL conducting research on their English for Academic purposes program. Renato is an English language instructor at Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA) in Brazil. We would like to thank Trent-ESL and Smrt English Ltd. for helping to make this year’s scholarship possible.

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Apr 17

Why Isn’t Our Hair Naturally Blue?

Human hair comes in a variety of colors; including brown, blonde, and black. Why doesn’t it grow blue or green?


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Apr 17

Why do animals have such different lifespans? – Joao Pedro de Magalhaes

For the microscopic lab worm C. elegans, life equates to just a few short weeks on Earth. The bowhead whale, on the other hand, can live over two hundred years. Why are these lifespans so different? And what does it really mean to ‘age’ anyway? Joao Pedro de Magalhaes explains why the pace of aging varies greatly across animals.


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Apr 17

Clauses and Vocabulary – Pre-Intermediate English with Abby #49

Watch this course live for free on YouTube every Tuesday at 15:30 GMT (15:30 GMT = https://goo.gl/VAezNa).

 

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Apr 17

POLITICAL THEORY – Karl Marx

Karl Marx remains deeply important today not as the man who told us what to replace capitalism with, but as someone who brilliantly pointed out certain of its problems. The School of Life, a pro-Capitalist institution, takes a look.


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Apr 17

The three different ways mammals give birth – Kate Slabosky

All mammals share certain characteristics, like warm blood and backbones. But despite their similarities, these creatures also have many biological differences — and one of the most remarkable differences is how they give birth. Kate Slabosky details the placental, marsupial, and monotreme methods of giving birth.


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Apr 17

The shocking truth about your health | Lissa Rankin | TEDxFiDiWomen

Lissa Rankin, MD is an OB/GYN physician, author, keynote speaker, consultant to health care visionaries, professional artist, and founder of the women’s health and wellness community OwningPink.com. Discouraged by the broken, patriarchal health care system, she left her medical practice in 2007 only to realize that you can quit your job, but you can’t quit your calling. This epiphany launched her on a journey of discovery that led her to become a leader in the field of mind/body medicine, which she blogs about at OwningPink.com and is writing about in her third book Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself (Hay House, 2013).


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Apr 17

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

The biggest problem for the climate change fight isn’t technology – it’s human psychology.


23
Apr 17

The Science Of Racism

Why are some people racist, but others are not?