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The Super Hungry Dinosaur

The Super Hungry Dinosaur is a great book for young readers. Learn why in this Sweet on Books review: What You Need to Know: The Super Hungry Dinosaur is an adorable, witty little comedy. This is a story about overcoming a bully, and can be used to teach children to stand up for themselves. This story is also an entertaining,…

Meet the engineer 3D-printing bionic prosthetic limbs for kids in need

By Theguardian.com Albert Manero founded nonprofit Limbitless Solutions to give kids functional, custom-designed arms they’re proud to wear – at no cost Up until a few years ago, Albert Manero dreamed of building rockets and airplanes. He’d grown up in Tampa, and on clear days, he could see the shuttle launches as they blasted off from Cape Canaveral. The experience put him…

Ask Dr. Blank: Teachers across the country continue to strike because of education cuts, salary, and benefits. What can be done to increase funding in education?

The issue you have raised is a critical one that has profound consequences for the role that public education plays in our nation. Ironically, although money is front and center in the question, the key issues do not stem from an absence of money. Just as in medicine, the US outspends most countries in this realm. Indeed, according to Education at…

A robot-filled, architectural marvel in North Carolina is the library of the future

By Sangeeta Singh-Kurtz for qz.com Overlooking Lake Raleigh on North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) campus is a gleaming, colossal structure. It’s a library, but quite unlike any you’ve probably ever seen before. Designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta (best known for its work on the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt) the $150 million James B. Hunt Jr. Library is an architectural marvel. It has the sleek…

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