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.
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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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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)
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.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Favorite Music: Chimps Might Help Explain Why Humans Like Certain Genres
Researchers are studying chimps to understand how people developed music preferences.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
The American Scholar
The Millipedes of Madagascar
On contemplating Madagascar, my mind naturally turns to millipedes. Well, millipedes and lemurs.
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.
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.
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.
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.