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Wednesday Jul 9 | Inside Bay Area

East Oakland school's teachers bring back worldly lessons

While students at Melrose Leadership Academy revel in summer break, teachers have been embarking on learning trips around the world and across the country.


Related Topix: Video Games, National Geographic

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Rio Times

World Press Photo 2014 Tour in Rio de Janeiro

The World Press Photo exhibition at the Caixa Cultural, Centro, is coming to a close on Saturday, July 12th.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, National Geographic, Video Games

National Geographic

International Report Charts Path to Deep Carbon Cuts

Governments around the world are failing in their commitments to address climate change, a group of international science institutions warn in a new report, saying the window to prevent catastrophic warming will soon close.


Related Topix: Video Games, National Geographic

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Long-Term Climate Factors Led Early Humans Into...

Image Caption: A large brain, long legs, the ability to craft tools and prolonged maturation periods were all thought to have evolved together at the start of the Homo lineage in response to the Earth's changing climate; however, scientists now have evidence that these traits arose separately rather than as a single package.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games, Anthropology

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Times-Herald

International undersea filmmaker to speak at Carnegie

The Newnan Carnegie Foundation is bringing filmmaker, author and on-camera talent Natali Tesche-Ricciardi for a visit to the Newnan Carnegie Library on Friday, July 11. Tesche-Ricciardi, whose documentaries have aired on Discovery Channel, National Geographic and Animal Planet, will share some of her favorite film clips, highlighting beautiful deep ... (more)


Related Topix: Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA, Libraries, National Geographic, Video Games, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Crisis talks held as Ebola outbreak continues to spread in Africa

Officials from the World Health Organization, as well as health ministers from 11 African nations, convened Wednesday in the Ghanaian capital of Accra as part of an emergency meeting to discuss how to prevent the continent's frightening Ebola outbreak from spreading further.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Medical Daily

Favorite Music: Chimps Might Help Explain Why Humans Like Certain Genres

Researchers are studying chimps to understand how people developed music preferences.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, National Geographic, Video Games

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Pirates invade the San Diego Natural History Museum

The San Diego Natural History Museum is host to the popular exhibit Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship .


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games

National Geographic

Q&A: What's Behind Worst-Ever Ebola Outbreak in West Africa?

Staff of Doctors Without Borders carry a body at a center for victims of the Ebola virus in GuA©ckA©dou, Guinea, on April 1, 2014.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games, World News, Africa, Guinea,

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Lake Wylie Pilot

African artist exhibit opening June 27 at Stowe Garden in Belmont

The South Carolina Grape Festival Grapettes reunion is July 12 at The Market at Inman Farms, 1101 Black Highway, York.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Belmont, NC, Life, Food, Food Festival, Charlotte, NC, National Geographic, Video Games, Gastonia, NC

The Toronto Star

Coming out in Kenya amid an anti-gay storm

Just as a wave of anti-gay laws swept across Africa, renowned Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina decided to publicly out himself in January in a story widely published in the media.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games, Gay/Lesbian, World News, Kenya, Africa,

Wed Jun 18, 2014


BMI to Sponsor Film Mentorship Program in New York

Rick Baitz-who received his Doctorate of Music Arts in Composition from Columbia University and is currently Faculty Chair of Vermont College of Fine Arts' MFA in Music Composition program-composes for film, television, dance, theater and the concert stage.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Soul, New-Age, Body + Soul, National Geographic, Video Games

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The American Scholar

The Millipedes of Madagascar

On contemplating Madagascar, my mind naturally turns to millipedes. Well, millipedes and lemurs.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games, World News, Germany

National Geographic

Q&A: Stop Wasting Food in the West and Feed the World?

National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tristram Stuart explains why the world wastes at least a third of its food and what we can do about it.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games, Food, Pork, Meat

Sun Jun 15, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Appleton native carves out a nomadic life, visiting 26 countries in last six months

While some of us can't remember where we were a week ago, Appleton native Gary Arndt can tell you, in order, where he's been since the beginning of the year.


Related Topix: Appleton, WI, Australia, World News, National Geographic, Video Games, South Africa, Photography, Arts

Sat Jun 14, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press


The Great Canadian Travel Company and its Africa specialist will hold a travel presentation on safari options, including accommodations and best times to travel, Tuesday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Garry Library, 1360 Pembina Hwy.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games, Travel

Fri Jun 13, 2014


Remaking Public Media with Games, Video, Non-Profits anda Vice?

At the latest Media Impact Funders event, " Remaking Public Media ," the short- and long-term impact of public media was never far from the discussion.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Video Games, Journalism