Everyone is familiar with the three R’s of education. But there’s a fourth R that’s nearly as important as reading, ’riting, and ’rithmetic but rarely taught in schools: ’riting code.
By the year 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the U.S. economy will need more than 1.4 million programmers — or nearly four times the number of students who will graduate with computer science degrees over the next 10 years. Yet 90 percent of schools don’t offer any computer programming classes, according toCode.org.
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Feeling a little down in the summer heat? Pick yourself or a loved one or friend up in a second with a beautiful, fun creation from Jazzy Beads! My sister did and she is working harder than ever now! Lull gone!
She got a fashion watch to keep her on time and in vogue! My other sister loves the ocean and so I picked this beauty designed by Marcia to show you! Here are the details about this gorgeous bracelet:
Blue Zircon and Light Azore Swarovski Pyramid Bracelet with Sterling Silver Clasp
If you want sparkle, this is the bracelet for you or for a gift! The beautiful crystal bracelet consists of a total of 55 Swarovski crystal blue Zircon and Swarovski crystal light Azore beads.
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A nine-month old yet-to-be-named tiger cub is pictured with its mother Aparna (right) in their enclosure at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad on February 15, 2014 (AFP Photo/Noah Seelam)
Efforts to save the tiger are being undermined by a lack of information about how many of the endangered cats live in the wild, the conservation group WWF said on Tuesday.
In 2010, a "tiger summit" in St. Petersburg, Russia, set the goal of doubling the number of wild tigers by 2022, against a baseline population believed at the time to be as few as 3,200.
"This figure was just an estimate," Michael Baltzer, head of WWF's "Tigers Alive Initiative" said in a press release coinciding with Global Tiger Day.
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TREES WITH CHARACTER - from Friend Daniel
Arches Natl Park, Utah
Brazilian Grape Tree (also known as Jabuticaba) does not use branches to grow fruits. It grows fruits (and flowers) directly on the trunk.
Holding On: This rock formation is called chapel rock, The tree you see on the rock is only kept alive by the root bridge on the left. Amazing!
The Tule Tree, listed as one of the ten greatest trees in the world.
By By Charles Q. Choi, Live Science Contributor
The seafaring empire of Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean once spanned more than a thousand miles, serving as the hub through which distant settlements exchanged artifacts and ideas, researchers say.
This finding could help explain the rise of monumental structures throughout the Pacific starting about 700 years ago, scientists added.
Tonga is an archipelago of about 160 Polynesian islands, with the core of the kingdom covering an area of about 195,000 square miles (500,000 square kilometers). The islands, located about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand, were first settled about 2,800 years ago by the Lapita people.
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10American Militiamen Are Terrified Of Fireworks And Washington Burns Down
It seems a little silly today, considering that the reckless detonation of colorful explosives has become an American tradition, but it’s true. What we now use to celebrate our independence once scared away all the soldiers defending Washington, and the nation’s capital was burned to the ground.
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By Cork Gaines
Bud Selig was the commissioner of MLB for 16 years.
Bud Selig will retire in six months after 16 years as Major League Baseball's commissioner and there is one person many in baseball want to be his replacement. There is just one problem: Steve Greenberg doesn't want the job.
And yet, Greenberg has the perfect resume.
Greenberg is the son of Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg. He went to Yale. He played professional baseball for five seasons. He is a lawyer. He was an agent. He was the deputy commissioner under Fay Vincent in the early 1990s. He started two networks (Classic Sports Network, which later became ESPN Classic, and College Sports TV) that went on to be sold for a $500 million. He... Read More
By Redbook | Healthy Living
These powerhouse foods help keep unwanted pounds at bay, and it has nothing to do with counting calories and fat grams. By Amy Capetta, REDBOOK. Garlic This herb does more than just give meals extra flavor and scent--it can also help keep your tummy flat through its naturally occurring chemical allicin, says registered dietitian and Nutritious Life founder Keri Glassman. "Allicin kills off harmful bacteria in your digestive tract to keep your gut healthy and functioning, which means less bloat." Also, Korean researchers discovered that this member of the onion family may have an anti-obesity effect thanks to proteins being stimulated in the liver. Toss garlic in almost any poultry, pasta, or veggie dish, or add it to dressings and sauces.
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By Rich Smith
SpaceX has won lucrative contracts from NASA to keep the International Space Station well-supplied with Tang and toilet paper. Soon, it could be launching rockets for the U.S. Air Force as well. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
In an interview with Auto Express magazine this week, Musk announced that Tesla is definitely going to have its latest electric car model, the Model 3, out for sale by 2017, and at a $35,000 price tag that should make it a viable competitor to BMW's 3-series among entry-level luxury-car buyers. But the even bigger news for Musk is this: SpaceX may very soon be going to work for the United States Air Force.
They like you, Elon! They really like you!
In a brief, to-the-point announcement on its website last week, SpaceX confirmed that the U.S. Air Force has... Read More
By Shilpi Gemawat, www.indiasendangered.com
Coral reefs form one of the most delicate and valuable ecosystems along the coastlines of the world. Even though they cover less than 1% of the ocean floor, they provide habitat for close to 2 million species. Known as ‘the rainforests of the ocean’, owing to their rich and diverse biodiversity, now a recent study suggests that Coral reefs reduce wave energies by 97 percent which would otherwise have a harsh impact on the coastlines affecting lives of hundreds and thousands of people living in the area.
The findings were the results of studies by an international team of researchers from The University of Bologna, The Nature Conservancy, U. S. Geological Survey, Stanford University and University of California, Santa Cruz.
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