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The Norwegian library with unreadable books

Ultimately, the future library is an expression of hope – a statement of confidence in the possibilities that may be available to our children in the long term. When I spoke with Paterson, she pointed out that while she herself would never read the books, there was at least one ceremony attendee who could – […]

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BioLargo Engineering, Science & Technologies Selected to Help Fabricate Novel Nuclear Reactor Fuel Production System

WESTMINSTER, CA/ACCESSWIRE/June 30, 2022/ BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB: BLGO), a sustainable clean technology developer and full-service environmental engineering company, announced that its engineering subsidiary located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has worked with Ultra Safe Nuclear to help to produce the first prototype fuel production systems for the company’s revolutionary new Modular Micro Reactor (MMR®). Seattle-based nuclear […]

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Apodaca: Misplaced Graphic Novel Controversy Diverts Attention From Bigger Issues

Schools have long been lightning rods for controversy, and recent years have certainly been no exception. But not all controversies are created equal. Some are rooted in systemic issues that require fundamental rethinking of educational policies and practices. Others are of the storm-in-a-teapot variety – minor events or problems that can easily be blown out […]

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6 Great Websites to Find Public Domain eBooks and Audiobooks

With the cost of living crisis affecting everyone’s finances right now, many are cutting back on their entertainment. With the wide range of free downloadable public domain ebooks and audiobooks, there is no need for us to deprive ourselves of something to read or listen to. With this list, my goal is to show you […]

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Vymo publishes “Kaleidoscope”, a book on the digital transformation of the workforce for insurance companies

The book captures the thoughts of seven great digital transformation leaders who share their digital strategies and crystallized learnings. Readers will be able to gain an in-depth understanding of how technology is shaping the sales force while learning new strategies and tactics from customer data that traditional CRMs don’t offer. “We are honored to have […]

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Challenger: I’m not trying to ban books, but these aren’t appropriate; examination will continue until the next school year | Education

Three people spoke about the 24 book-related challenges facing schools in Catawba County at a school board meeting on Monday. The examination of the books will not be finished until the start of the school year, after the summer holidays. The books were challenged in March. The policy states that the school system has 15 […]

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What is Identity Foreclosure? How women can avoid this harmful habit.

At the age of 23, Minnesota native Jenna Kutcher found herself in a very promising corporate role, heading towards the kind of success and security that she believed would make her happy. But when the young retail executive met with her boss one day to plan her next promotion with the company, she suddenly felt […]

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Children’s Book Council and Start Lighthouse announce national student art competition

Children’s book week Departure lighthouse Bronx, NY, Grade 1-5 students will create quirky bookmarks USA, June 28, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Children’s Book Council is pleased to announce the first annual CBC Student Art Contest in partnership with Start Lighthouse, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing children’s literacy through a social justice lens. Pupils […]

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Nova Scotians 50 and older can book a second COVID-19 booster starting July 8

Nova Scotians between the ages of 50 and 69 will be able to book a second COVID-19 booster late next week, but public health officials say booking in the fall may better ward off the disease. There could be a new vaccine that works better against the Omicron variant of the virus by the fall, […]

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Kentucky’s 2022 teacher of the year quits his profession, citing homophobia

After being openly gay for several years, Willie Carter Jr. never thought of going back to the closet once he started teaching. But during his first week as a high school English teacher in Montgomery, Kentucky, a small town 40 miles east of Lexington, a school administrator had other plans for him. “He said, ‘You […]

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Poem of the Week: Llyn Gwynant by Elizabeth-Jane Burnett | Books

Llyn Gwynant Throughout the night, my heart contracts.Swimming is kind of a dudwhich shakes the body clean apart.Throughout the night, my heart contracts;tight sleep contractions beginbreak like waves pushing me up.Throughout the night, my heart contracts.Swimming is kind of a dud. And even if I wake up from something deep,the attraction comes from the darkening […]

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Pakistan follows the path of Sri Lanka: the economic crisis triggers a shortage of paper; education to take a hit

Islamabad: Pakistan is following the path of Sri Lanka. The economic crisis has caused a severe shortage of paper which has weighed heavily on the education sector Publishers have warned of a severe shortage of textbooks this year if prices for locally made paper are not set. The problem of paper shortage has already started […]

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British Muslim travel agencies in turmoil over changes to Saudi hajj | Hajj

British Muslim travel agencies have said they are at risk of bankruptcy, with travelers potentially losing thousands of pounds, after Saudi Arabia launched a new hajj pilgrimage application system. The Saudi government announced this month that pilgrims from Europe, the United States and Australia could no longer book through travel agencies and should instead apply […]

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Curiosity Ink Media and Dynami

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Curiosity Ink Media – the family entertainment engine of Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (GROM) and its publishing partner, Dynamite Entertainment, will team up with the United States Postal Service USA ® to present a new series of children’s books based on a modern adaptation of MR. […]

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Burned and banished: Can the book-destroying ritual kill thoughts or ideas?

“Powerful words cannot be distinguished,” says a remark in the video from veteran author Margaret Atwood, who, in conjunction with Penguin Random House, announced an “unengravable” edition of her most famous work, The Handmaid’s. Tale. This edition was not just intended as a scorching act to signify censorship against the dystopian literature conveyed in Atwood’s […]

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Supreme Court ruling puts Florida and DeSantis at center of battle against abortion

Placeholder while loading article actions FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion is expected to make Florida an epicenter of the state-by-state fight over the issue in the coming months, raising the stakes for abortion rights advocates. abortion in the November elections and complicating the government. Ron DeSantis’ (R) efforts to […]

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Redlands Library Card Offers Free Digital Access to eBooks, Magazines and Other Tools – Redlands Daily Facts

By Jennifer Downey If you have an AK Smiley Public Library card, you can do much more than check books. Your library membership gives you instant access to eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, magazines, streaming movies, databases and more. Check it out for yourself at www.akspl.org/elibrary. A new addition to our eResources is the Hispanic Life in […]

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Redlands Library Card Offers Free Digital Access To E-Books, Magazines And Other Tools – Redlands Daily Facts

By Jennifer Downey If you have an AK Smiley Public Library card, you can do much more than check books. Your library membership gives you instant access to eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, magazines, streaming movies, databases and more. Check it out for yourself at www.akspl.org/elibrary. A new addition to our eResources is the Hispanic Life in […]

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The religious right mobilized to end Roe. Now what?

https://reveal-player.s3.us-west-1.amazonaws.com/826_Reveal_A_Block_PC.mp3 Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that gave women in the United States the legal right to an abortion, has now been officially overturned. The Supreme Court rarely backs down. The decision means that states can establish their own abortion laws. Many plan to ban it outright. How did we get there ? For […]

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Best Summer Books of 2022: Critics’ Picks

Roula Khalaf FT Editor At Fiona Hill There’s nothing for you here is a fascinating study in overcoming class and gender bias as well as a thoughtful reflection on our troubled times. Best known for her testimony during Trump’s impeachment hearings in 2019, British-American Hill is the daughter of a coal miner who became a […]

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Walgreens makes COVID vaccinations less scary for kids

HHere’s the good news: Starting June 25, Walgreens will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 3 and older in select stores, in line with the CDC’s latest recommendation that children as young as 6 months old are eligible. to receive the vaccine. The bad news: your child is afraid of the blows (he is […]

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Broker call: Navneet Education (Buy)

Goal: ₹121 CMP: ₹92.25 While Navneet Education Ltd (NELI) revenue was above our estimates due to the rapid recovery of fixed product exports; GM at 53.8% was broadly in line with our expectations. Although the program change schedule for FY23 is not exciting, given that the last academic cycle was affected by the use of […]

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Free Film eBooks by David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson

We all have our favorite way of learning about the art of filmmaking, whether it’s through reading, watching videos, listening to audio, or during the process of making videos themselves. Often it’s a mix of all types of learning that helps ensure that certain lessons stick in our memories forever. But there’s no denying that […]

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When Can You Pay for Books with Student Loans

Yes, federal and private student loans can pay for textbooks and other educational costs. However, going to the campus bookstore and buying every book on the required reading list isn’t the way to go. Continue reading at PaydayChampion Installment department to find out how to get college textbooks with loans and other helpful hints. Student […]

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Kings take mature path with Keegan Murray vs. Jaden Ivey

Purdue guard Jaden Ivey heads for the basket past Iowa forward Keegan Murray (15) and center Riley Mulvey (44) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the tournament of the Big Ten Conference, Sunday, March 13, 2022, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Darron Cummings PA The Kings could very well regret […]

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Unimaginable growth and change mark the first century of the Pasadena Library

The Pasadena Public Library celebrates a century of books and service, having grown with its community over many generations. Beginning in a small room in the city’s only high school with a circulation of 1,511 books, the institution now has a two-building primary location at Jeff Ginn Memorial Drive that offers an expanse of literature, […]

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Poem: ‘Love and the memory of it’

I still remember these lines in Jay Hopler’s first collection of poems, “Green Squall”: “To be born is a disgrace – / But it’s not so bad, as the journeys go….” Sixteen later comes Hopler’s third book of poems, one that documents his journey to the other end of a lifetime as he grapples with […]

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Reconciliation of the finances of the sole proprietorship and its shareholder

OOur law firm recently represented a party in a series of litigious “education and training contract” cases, but the lawsuits weren’t limited to the contract itself – rather determining the mix of finances between the shareholder of a public limited company and said company. In this article, the author illustrates the lawyer’s point of view […]

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10+ platforms to download e-books for free

Whether you have a Kindle or enjoy reading on your iPhone or iPad, there’s no doubt that reading eBooks is a blessing in disguise. You can take hundreds of books with you without breaking a sweat or taking up space in your bag. Of course, it has its drawbacks. The first is that digital books […]

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David Moats: ‘The Most Costly Journey’ tells the stories of migrant farm workers

“The Costliest Journey”, stories of migrant farm workers, drawn by New England caricaturists. Jose’s journey through the desert from Mexico was dangerous. During the night, a rattlesnake bit one of the migrants in her group, and the group’s guide – their coyote – forced them to leave her to die in the desert. Another migrant […]

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Poop Money Drill Manuals Request Saved, Orders Hold Until System Cleared

Everybody wants a piece of poo money. For years, Japan has known a universal truth: children learn best with poo. It’s thanks to the hit education series poo drill (Unko drill) books, which started in 2017 with the huge success Kanji poo exercise. It has since spawned an entire poo-themed educational media empire. The latest […]

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Book reviews: New from Howard Jacobson, Victor Sebestyen, Susan Jonusas and Keiran Goddard

Budapest: Between East and West by Victor SebestyenOrion, 432 pages, £25 When Gustav Mahler was appointed conductor of the Royal Opera House in Budapest in 1888, he became so hated that two of the tenors challenged him to a duel. It’s unclear how, if there were two and only one of him, it could be […]

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Spiderhead Director Explains Why Chris Hemsworth Was the Perfect Choice to Direct Netflix’s Hit Thriller

spider head has been a dominant force on Netflix since its release last Friday, and that success shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given who’s involved. The film is directed by Top Gun: Maverickby Joseph Kosinski with a screenplay by dead Pool scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. And of course, spider head stars […]

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Why I Quit My Teaching Job This Year / LGBTQ Nation

I was a teacher in my riding for twenty-three years. I had a stable position that I enjoyed and a program that I had built over 15 years. I was proud of this achievement. This year, I left teaching, suddenly, for good. Earlier than expected. Relate: The teacher who started the first Gay-Straight Alliance public […]

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It’s not a binary choice

. Pexels When done right, leadership is hard work. There’s always the delicate balance between taking care of people and getting things done. The two are not incompatible at all, but there is still balance. And this always happens in the context of “what is happening now”. The current context includes a global pandemic. Economic […]

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Festival brings the community together to reflect on Juneteenth | New

Attracted by vendors, speakers and food trucks, dozens of community members from across the community gathered at Hillview Park in Los Altos to commemorate Juneteenth on Sunday, June 19, at a festival presented by Justice Vanguard (JV ), an organization focused on community investment. The event featured guest speakers, dancers and local black-owned businesses. June […]

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An interpretable machine learning approach to identify the mechanism of action of antibiotics

World Health Organization et al. The lack of new antibiotics threatens global efforts to contain drug-resistant infections. (2020). Neill, JO Antimicrobial resistance: tackling a crisis for the health and wealth of nations presided over by the antimicrobial resistance review. In Briefing Paper – Confronting a Crisis for the Health and Wealth of Nations1–20 (HM GOVERNMENT […]

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Review: Geraldine Brooks’ Novel ‘Horse’ Shines With Mystery and History | book reviews

Horse racing and American racism might seem like an unlikely pair of topics for a novel, but with “Horse,” Geraldine Brooks weaves them together in a captivating and masterful way. “Horse” By Geraldine Brooks Published by Viking, 416 pages, $28 Beginning in the mid-19th century, as the Civil War looms, and moving between the 1950s […]

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This Week in Geek (6/20/22–6/26/22)

Posted in Events By Jon Carnes June 19, 2022 Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to Minnesota’s geek community for the week of Monday, June 20 through Sunday, June 26. Virtual events June 19, 2022—Honoring the Ancestors: Dreaming of the Future What: Community, Music, Theater & Comedy, EducationalWhen: Monday, […]

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A Muslim girl over 16 can marry the man of her choice: HC

The High Court of Punjab and Haryana has ruled that a Muslim girl over the age of 16 is competent to enter into a marriage contract with a person of her choice. Judge Jasjit Singh Bedi’s bench passed the order while disposing of a protective plea from a Muslim couple in which a 21-year-old man […]

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The UBA Foundation celebrates the International Day of the African Child

In commemoration of the International Day of the African Child 2022, the UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group, joined the rest of the world on Thursday in celebrating African children by organizing reading sessions for school children. across the African continent and donating thousands of books […]

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Pete Aguilar’s rising star status meets the moment at January 6 court hearing

Placeholder while loading article actions As he rummaged through the depositions, Rep. Pete Aguilar noticed a common thread among former Vice President Mike Pence’s aides: the power of prayer. So when the California Democrat neared the end of his questioning on Thursday, he asked the witness to find solace in the Book of Daniel during […]

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Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Offer Hope for Education Challenges

In almost every sector, the pandemic has exacerbated existing challenges, and education is no exception. The effects of learning loss, teacher shortages and disparities in access seem more pressing than ever, and yet there are reasons for optimism. Effective, evidence-based interventions exist. One of them is Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools. At the University of […]

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How can you travel for $100 or less a day? Get a cruise deal.

Cruise lines would like to see booking windows widen again and some are encouraging it. Virgin tripswhich operates in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, offers 10% discount on bookings made 180 days or more in advance, and 5% on those over 120 days. High-end ships are filling up Ocean-going, river and luxury expedition ships, which […]

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FOLIO 2022 / PhMuseum International Online Photo Book Photography Masterclass 3rd Edition

An unprecedented opportunity Edited by Witty Books editor Tommaso Parrillo and designer Giulia Boccarossa, a group of photographers will be followed through the advanced phase of their projects with the aim of wrapping up the work and preparing it for publication. At the end of the 6-month masterclass, all participants will be ready to present […]

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Rotondo Nets PhillySIDA Academic All-Area Honors

History links PHILADELPHIA – A day after being named Eastern Region Player by the ABCA/Rawlings, Chris Rotondo adds another accolade to his long list, landing on the PhillySIDA Academic All-Area team, as announced Thursday. It is the organization’s graduate’s first honor in his career with Villanova after earning a graduate degree in […]

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‘I’ll Be You’ excels in family drama; Ban Backdrop For Exciting New Series – Sun Sentinel

“I’ll Be You” by Janelle Brown. Random house, 368 pages, $28 Questions of identity are the basis of the mystery genre: who is the villain, how does this story affect the detectives, how does this story affect the community. Janelle Brown takes this theme of identity and ups the ante by exploring the relationship of […]

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Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 marks National Indigenous Peoples Day and the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. As part of the public broadcaster’s ongoing commitment to reflect Canada’s Indigenous communities, CBC marks National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day with broadcast, streaming and audio series programming originals and specials that highlight First Nations, […]

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TikTok book reviews fuel growth for Harry Potter publisher

Chief executive Nigel Newton told The Standard: “It’s not just about driving sales, but huge sales. Books that are 10 years old become bestsellers. Videos posted with the hashtag #booktok total 58.2 billion views on TikTok, with users filming themselves reviewing their favorite books and swapping recommendations. Videos are a way for readers “to express […]

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Book Reviews: New by Ramon Pacheco Pardo, Preti Taneja and Hanna Bervoets

From Shrimp to Whale: South Korea from the Forgotten War to K-Pop by Ramon Pacheco PardoHurst, 280pp, £25 “A bear gave birth to Korea. Or so the legend goes. Ramon Pacheco Pardo begins his gripping tale with a long history of the ancient kingdoms and warring empires that once ruled the Korean Peninsula before it […]

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The Digital Republic review by Jamie Susskind – how to tame big tech | Computers and netbooks

JHere is a time when Facebook was a democracy. Blink and you would have missed it, but in December 2012, as part of a move announced three years earlier by Mark Zuckerberg, the company unveiled new terms and conditions it wanted to impose on users. They were asked to vote on whether they should be […]

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Students are happy and sad as the CPS school year comes to an end for the summer

Typically, kids are fired up for their last day of school as they head into summer vacation, the outdoors, and warm weather. And there were certainly laughs and excitement on Tuesday as Chicago Public Schools classes wrapped up until the fall — but it wasn’t all smiles. At the end of a school year that […]

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Heat wave extends hours at Columbus recreation centers

With dangerously high temperatures this week, Columbus Recreation and Parks will be opening chill centers with extended hours at five regional community centers today through Thursday, June 16. Some city pools and wading pools will also have extended hours, the municipal authorities announced on Tuesday. City facilities are hot spots that could reach 95 degrees […]

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Chris Stirewalt has lost his job at Fox News. But he knows he was right.

Placeholder while loading article actions For a guy who made a controversial call on election night and then lost his valuable role with what he called “the best decision-making office in the news business”, Chris Stirewalt seems to have no regrets . Testifying Monday morning, the former Fox News political editor spoke confidently, colorfully and, […]

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Do you have what it takes to be a reading buddy? | Education

The Johnson City Public Library is looking for volunteers for its Book Buddy program. The Book Buddies are volunteers who travel to daycares, preschools and kindergartens in the Johnson City community to share the love of reading with children. “It’s my favorite thing to do during the week,” said Kathy Hall, a longtime volunteer. Hall […]

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Karnataka to Remove Dalit Writer’s Poem from School Textbooks Claiming Sun and Moon Are Not Gods

BC Nagesh orders the poem to be removed from textbooks (representative image) The poem further says that no one has seen the ‘aatma’ (mind) of the God and that Shastras and Puranas are a bundle of lies, and the palace and guru’s abode are also traps. IANS bangalore Last update:June 13, 2022, 09:09 HST FOLLOW […]

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The Best LGBTQ+ Books of 2022, According to Lambda Literary

The Lambda Literary Foundation announced the winners of its annual Lambda Literary Awards, also known as the “Lammys”. The 24 winners of the LGBTQ+ award were chosen from 120 finalists in categories including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Although the event was posted online, acting co-executive directors Cleopatra Acquaye and Maxwell […]

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Ken Paxton wants Texas to help defend Llano County officials sued for banning books

A federal lawsuit claims Llano County leaders perpetrated a coordinated censorship campaign in how they limited the books taxpayers could access. AUSTIN (Texas Tribune) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton wants his office to help defend Llano County officials being sued for restricting and banning books from their public library system. In a court filing […]

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Review: Mapping a True Adventure | Book reviews and short stories

J.KEMPER CAMPBELL “River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile” by Candice Millard, Doubleday, 349 pages, $32.50. Candice Millard’s latest book, “River of the Gods,” is set to become an early nominee for next year’s One Book-One Lincoln selection. Millard’s previous book, “Hero of the Empire”, […]

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Anonymous donor makes training funds available to pandemic-affected workers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There is help on the way for a workforce affected by the pandemic. Over the past two years, more than 2,000 members of the Monongalia County workforce have felt the effects of COVID-19 with business reorganizations or closures. Now, through an anonymous donor, a group called Your Community Foundation is offering scholarships […]

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Climate crisis ‘hitting our economy’ and driving inflation, says new book | Inflation

Forget Ukraine, coronavirus, corporate greed and ‘supply chain issues’, when it comes to inflation, the climate crisis is the real enduring worry, new book says, and one that will only grow aggravate. climatonomicby former White House reporter and director of Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) Bob Keefe, is a narrative account of how the climate crisis is […]

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Reviews | What the January 6 hearings teach Americans about democracy

On Thursday night, a congressional committee entered into a no-holds-barred conversation with the citizens of this country about, in the committee chairman’s words, Donald Trump’s latest stand, his attempt to incite the enemies of the Constitution to overthrow American democracy. The facts of what happened in the January 6, 2021 attack have been clearly and […]

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Trump said on January 6 that Pence ‘deserved’ to be hanged, says Liz Cheney in committee hearing

Placeholder while loading article actions President Donald Trump said on January 6, 2021, while his supporters rioted on the U.S. Capitol, that Vice President Mike Pence “deserves” to be hanged for not rejecting Joe Biden’s electoral votes, the Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said during Thursday night’s congressional hearing. In the first prime-time House Select Committee […]

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‘Steadfast’ debut written ‘for something to do’ during lockdown wins top book prize | Australian books

First Nations writers and women authors dominated the 2022 Australian Book Industry Association (Abia) annual awards, with a debut novel by one of the country’s most promising young writers taking top honors. Love & Virtue by Diana Reid won Abia Book of the Year and Literary Fiction Book of the Year at a ceremony in […]

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Amy Coney Barrett received book payment of $425,000, records show

Placeholder while loading article actions Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett received $425,000 last year in a book deal, according to financial disclosure reports released Thursday showing judges were paid thousands of dollars to teach in law schools and for travel expenses for conferences as far away as Iceland. Payment for Barrett’s book — more […]

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Free music, games, photo storage and e-books from Amazon Prime

If you subscribe to Amazon Prime, you’re probably doing so for two-day shipping, free video content, and . . . well, maybe that’s about all. But Amazon is a big company with a slew of offers, many of which are hard to find, including a bunch of other free stuff you get with your Prime […]

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Leaves is a new second-hand bookstore that just opened in New York

New bookstore alert: Leaves is a second-hand bookstore that just opened at 140 Nassau Avenue by McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Let’s start with the usual: at Leaves, expect to find a wealth of second-hand books at affordable prices in a list of genres that includes art, children’s, fiction, non-fiction and more. Those willing to […]

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Saskatoon Public Schools will charge fees for lunchtime supervision and cut teaching jobs to balance the books

The chair of the board of trustees of Saskatchewan’s largest school division said she cried as she moved a motion to approve the budget for the 2022-23 school year on Tuesday. “Every time we make a decision at the board table, the first question I ask is, ‘Is this good for the students?’ And yesterday […]

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Two thrillers revolve around treacherous female friendships – Sun Sentinel

“The House Across the Lake” by Riley Sager. Dutton, 368 pages, $27 Whether we admit it or not, voyeurism is a kind of national pastime. How else to explain our fascination with reality television, courtroom television — particularly involving two bitter celebrity ex-spouses — or even social media. Perhaps the ultimate voyeurism is Alfred Hitchcock’s […]

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Samsung UK unveils innovative 3D OOH ad to promote powerful Galaxy Book2 Pro series – Samsung Newsroom UK

Samsung’s one-of-a-kind storefront brings the Galaxy Book2 Pro range to life with a futuristic 3D display, right in the heart of London LONDON, UK – June 08, 2022 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd unveiled a stunning new 3D episode to promote the new Galaxy Book2 Pro series, exclusive to London’s Piccadilly Circus. The distinctive display […]

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8 disputed books in Catawba County reviewed; most stay in libraries | Education

Catawba County Schools reviewed eight of 24 books a parent asked the school system to ban. None of the books have been banned from school libraries, but three will be removed from college libraries. In March, Michelle Teague asked the district to remove 24 books from school libraries. She submitted 24 formal challenges to have […]

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Osceola Library Supervisor Explains Book Selection Process to School Board Members

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Florida. —The Osceola County School District Library Supervisor explained the process of selecting books for the shelves Tuesday night to a school board in the process of removing and reviewing some of those books. The workshop, which detailed the process currently in place to select books for the library, was heated at times […]

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Purdue’s environmentally sustainable commercial adhesive is an option for gluECO adhesives

Corn protein called zein forms the basis of the non-toxic adhesive WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A recyclable, compostable and biodegradable adhesive developed by researchers at Purdue University has been offered as an option to Massachusetts-based gluECO Adhesives LLC, which plans an initial product line in Q4 2022. Traditional adhesives are petroleum-based, permanent and often toxic. […]

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Monastic Strategies, Book Reviews: A Conversation with Mark Dowd

A conversation with Mark Dowd I posted a review on My tsunami trip by Marc Dowd a few weeks ago, just before Easter. Reading Mark’s book piqued my interest and curiosity. I checked his website and looked at what else he had written. Mark has written another book and several television productions. What I learned […]

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“Kingdom of Bones”, “The Hacienda”, “Blood Will Tell” and more

“Kingdom of Bones”, by James Rollins (William Morrow) Bone Kingdom (William Morrow) The Congolese are attacked by a disease which renders them catatonic before killing them. Animals and insects that are twice their normal size are violent predators. Even the foliage seems to prey on humans. The Congo is racing. What to do? Well, bring […]

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Nampa admins want a new policy to delete books

Schools in Nampa may have a new process to remove books from libraries by the end of the summer. The Nampa School District Board of Trustees asked Acting Superintendent Greg Russell to develop a district process for removing books from schools during a special business session Monday evening. Administrators would like to approve a new […]

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Legacy Giant Kaplan extends corporate hand to education

Kaplan continues to find new ways to support an ever-changing education market. Getty Images Andy Rosen, Chairman and CEO of Kaplan, has every reason to wander the education landscape. Rosen has led Kaplan for more than 30 years, serving more than one million learners each year, with operations in approximately 30 countries and partnerships with […]

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Heupel and three VFLs on the 2023 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

IRVING, TX – Former Oklahoma national champion quarterback and Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel as well as three VFL greats are on the 2023 College Football Hall of Fame ballot, the National Football Foundation (NFF) announced on Monday. Defensive back Eric Berry and wide receivers Willie Gault and Larry Seivers represent the Volunteers on the […]

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Hong Kong schools should remove books that endanger national security, says education secretary

Hong Kong’s education secretary dismissed concerns over self-censorship in schools while saying it was their duty to ensure they had no titles that could endanger national security . Kevin Yeung’s remarks came after local media reported on Monday that hundreds of books dealing with topics including the 2019 protests and the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown had […]

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Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron wins Frank J. Selke Trophy for record fifth time

Getty Images Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron added to his record – and his incredible legacy as a two-way player – by winning the Frank J. Selke Trophy for the fifth time in his career, breaking the tie with Montreal Canadiens legend Bob Gainey. The award is given annually to “the forward who best excels […]

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Racism in English Education Should Be Considered a Safeguarding Issue, Says Author | Education

Racism in education should be treated as a safeguard issue, with anti-racism policies in all schools in England and staff training, according to a new book. Jeffrey Boakye, a black English teacher, author and broadcaster, argues that schools are dangerous places for racially marginalized students, and warns that black children attend institutions that could “actively […]

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How to Buy and Download Kindle eBooks on iPhone and iPad

Although you can’t make in-app purchases on the Kindle app, you can still buy and download Kindle books on your iPhone or iPad. You don’t need a Kindle to access Amazon’s vast library of ebooks. With an Amazon account and the Kindle app, you can buy, download, and read all your favorite books right on […]

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Review: John Grisham cuts things short in ‘Sparring Partners’ | book reviews

SPARRING PARTNERS. By John Grisham. Double day. 320 pages. $28.95. Since bursting onto the scene with the smash hit “A Time to Kill” in 1989, John Grisham has been one of the world’s most trusted fiction writers, releasing a bestselling novel almost every year. But like the best pitchers in Grisham’s beloved baseball, sometimes you […]

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Review: A WWI thriller | Book reviews and short stories

MALCOLM FORBES Star Tribune “Two Storm Wood” by Philip Gray; WW Norton & Company, 352 pages, $28.95. Many novels are set in the final days or aftermath of World War II, especially among the rubble and ruins of a defeated Berlin. In contrast, novelists dealing with the First World War tend to avoid the end […]

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Meet the Top 10 BMC Durfee High School Graduates in 2022

FALL RIVER – The following students are graduating from BMC Durfee High School at the academic top of the senior class. 1.Sophia Chen Chen, valedictorian, is the daughter of Jenny Cheng. She will attend the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) as a pharmacy major. Sophia has received the Certificate of Academic Excellence […]

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Army West Point Baseball wraps up season at NCAA Regionals

History links Courtesy of Army West Point Athletics Communications Liberation of West Point from the Army THE SCORE OF THE BOX HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Army West Point baseball team battled to the very end of the Hattiesburg NCAA Regional, but fell to Kennesaw State, 9-8, Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor […]

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Hesson: Children’s Book Reviews of the Month for June

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By Joanna McClintick, illustrated by Juana Medina (Candlewick Press) With colorful illustrations and rhyming text, this picture book is an informative look at inclusion and gives a […]

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NBA mock drafts have Pelicans picking a sniper

The 2022 NBA draft is less than a month away, and teams are developing their draft boards for the June 23 show. Most prognosticators think the Pelicans are prioritizing picking a shooter with their No. 8 pick. The mock consensus makes sense, especially with the way today’s NBA game is played. Spacing and shooting are […]

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Former Trump aide Peter Navarro indicted by grand jury for contempt of Congress

Former Trump White House aide Peter Navarro has been indicted by a grand jury on two counts of contempt of Congress, court documents show. The contempt indictment stems from the former top commerce official’s refusal to comply with a subpoena from the House Select Committee investigating the assault on the Capitol that took place on […]

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Welcome to this month’s book reviews from the Kemps team

Welcome to this month’s book reviews from the team at Kemps Bookstore in Malton. James Runcie is an award-winning filmmaker, playwright and literary curator. He is the author of twelve novels translated into twelve languages, including the seven books of the Grantchester Mysteries series. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. The […]

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Comparison between the 2022 Kia Telluride and the 2022 Ford Explorer

The 2022 Kia Telluride brings incredible value and capability to the family SUV space, while the 2022 Ford Explorer offers the choice of sportier gasoline variants or more fuel-efficient hybrid options. Both offer 3-row seating and year-round functionality, but read on to find out which is best for you. Kia Sorento 2022 2022 Kia Telluride […]

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Amazon is blocking MILLIONS of people from buying Kindle eBooks – check if you’re affected

AMAZON is shaking up its payment model for Android users. Android fans may have noticed transaction disruption while using some Amazon family apps. 1 Google wants cuts to Amazon’s revenue from digital purchases made on AndroidCredit: Getty Images – Getty Users can no longer purchase eBooks, audiobooks, or music from the Kindle, Audible, or Amazon […]

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Author Fr. Greg. Udo Njoku CSSp’s new book “Raising Children in Today’s Modern Society (Parenting Now In Crisis)” is a guide for parents facing today’s challenges

NEW YORK (WEB PR) June 03, 2022 Prof. Greg. Udo Njoku CSSp, who was ordained a priest in 1982 by Pope John Paul II in Nigeria, has completed his new book “The Education of Children in Today’s Modern Society (Parenting Now in Crisis): (An Ar-se-nal for Mass Construction and Repairs of Various Problems in […]

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Android users can no longer buy Kindle ebooks, Amazon says

Kindle eBooks no longer available for Android users, Amazon says! But there is a catch! Sad news for Kindle fans! Amazon has blocked all Android users from purchasing Kindle e-books from the official Kindle app. The change has already been rolled out! As of June 1, 2022, Android users will no longer be able to […]

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These are the books that taught me how to help a loved one with mental illness

In the space of two weeks, America mourned two horrific mass shootings, in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas. Whatever other factors contributed to these tragedies, it is clear that both shooters suffered from serious mental disorders. Studies have confirmed that a significant proportion of mass shooters suffer from an untreated psychiatric disorder. However, many […]

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The latest from Mieko Kawakami and more

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Book reviewers Cameron Woodhead and Fiona Capp take a look at new fiction and non-fiction releases. Here are their reviews. Fiction selection of the week Credit: All night loversMieko Kawakami, Picador, $32.99 Fuyuko is a 34-year-old moth-like copy editor who leads a secluded life. Without a partner, […]

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Parshall selected third team NFCA All-America

History links UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. – Penn State senior softball pitcher Bailey Parshall added to his stellar season by being selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American Third Team on Wednesday. Parshall is only the fifth Penn State player to win the All-America laurels, joining Cassidy Bell (2013; first […]

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Amazon Just Blocked ALL Android Users From Buying Kindle eBooks, And That’s Why

Amazon has blocked Android users from purchasing a new ebook on the official Kindle app. The major change went into effect today (June 1), with billing options removed not only from the Amazon Kindle app, but also from the Music and Audible apps. This significant feature removal comes in response to changes to Google Play […]

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Law School Announces 2022 Dean’s Circle Award Recipients

Photo submitted Left to right: Carol Goforth, Christopher Kelley, Sharon Foster and Tracy Deffebaugh. The U of A School of Law has announced the recipients of the 2022 Dean’s Circle Award. The awards were created to recognize faculty for excellence in teaching and advising, research and scholarship, and public service, as well […]

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Moms for Liberty criticizes teacher Brevard’s collection of ‘banned books’

Support local journalism. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com. Click here and subscribe today. A Brevard teacher organizes a “banned books” drive to get copies of disputed literary works into the hands of students. Adam Tritt, an English teacher from Bayside High AP, created an online fundraiser to buy copies of books like “Slaughterhouse-Five” to […]