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Jul 14

Schools Are Gobbling Up Chromebooks: 1 Million Sold in 3 Months

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While the iPad continues to flourish in schools, lots of education software benefits from a physical keyboard, so laptops also make it easier for students to create — not just consume — content. Chromebooks could undergo wear and tear from students, too; schools don’t have to worry about repairs for the most part, considering the low price tag.

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Jul 14

Lego Keep Washing Up on the English Coast

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A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today – offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and tides.

A quirk of fate meant many of the Lego items were nautical-themed, so locals and tourists alike started finding miniature cutlasses, flippers, spear guns, seagrass and scuba gear as well as the dragons and the daisies.

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Jul 14

The Imitation Game – Official Trailer

In THE IMITATION GAME, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII.


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Jul 14

Tour de France 101st edition

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It’s been a race of survival in this year’s tour at the halfway point. Two of the race favorites; Christopher Froome, last year’s winner, and former winner Alberto Contador have both crashed out. Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the yellow jersey, is the overall leader through 11 stages of the race that now heads towards the high mountains and concludes in Paris on July 27.

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Jul 14

Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and veggies are good for you, but many can’t afford to buy them regularly. On the other hand, tons of “ugly” produce is thrown away everyday. French supermarket Intermarché found a way to reconcile these ugly truths.


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Jul 14

Akinator

enhanced-7530-1403543113-15 Think of any character or person and have this genie guess it. And trust me, he will. 

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