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Traveling back in time

In the article, “ Historical Time Travel” (upfront) I learned that now people can get a glimpse of Greek history without leaving home. Microsoft and the Greek government have partnered to digitally preserve the city of Olympia. It is the original home of the Olympic Games so anyone can virtually experience how it looked in its heyday more than 2,000 […]

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Should school offer to the students take a nap during school time?

In the article, “ Naps at school” (Upfront) I learned that at Las Cruces High School in New mexico, they offered to the students to take a nap during the school time, they offered to take naps during school to address the growing awareness that a lack of sleep of the teens and to have the ability to do well […]

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Help others or not

In the article, “ To Give or Not to Give” (Upfront) I learned that many tourists visiting India have seen a lot of kids begging for money, because they don’t have much food  to eat in their homes, they have to go to the streets and beg for money. But in the article they mention, “ If I give them […]

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Helping others

In the article, “Helping the Hungry” (Upfront) I learned that Henry Sowells wanted to help homeless people when the Covid-19 hit. He started woodworking, he started using his skills to create benches, chopping boards, and coffee tables, donating the profits to a local charity. So far, he’s made about 170 producers and raised more than $7,000. He mentioned that, “During […]

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Saving butterflies

In the article, “He’s saving Butterflies” I learned that Duncan Jurman has been interested in caterpillars and butterflies since he was 4 years old. In 2018 Duncan launched the Bring Butterflies back initiative, to educate thousands of students and create a garden and vivarium at his school  in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He said that,“all started  with caterpillars, there is so […]

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Positive comments

In the article, “Paying for Compliments”(upfront, login needed) I learned that social media is often blamed for making people feel bad about themselves but in Asia, there is a new trend that is trying to spread positivity to people. On the Chinese internet users have recently begun turning to so-called “praising groups,” where they can pay to be flooded with […]

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A new way to travel

In the article, “Flights to Nowhere” ( upfront) I learned that during the pandemic many people miss to travel, but they can’t because many trips were canceled because of the Covid-19, but a Tokyo company called First Airlines lets customers sit in a first- class plane cabin and pretend they’re flying to a vacation destination. The cost is about 62$ […]

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Unhealthy food

In the article, “ Are Warning Labels on Unhealthy Foods a Good Idea?” ( (McGraw Hill) I learned that since the 1980 the obesity rates have doubled in at least 73 countries, this is due to the high consumption of processed food, this food contains high levels of sugar, salt, or fat.  The way food is packaged has a big […]

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Saving the planet

In the article, “ A teen’s plan to Save a Warning planet”(Upfront) I learned that Felix Finkbeiner started planting plants when he was in elementary school, he said that it was a project called “ climate change.” After his classmates help him to plant trees, until they plant 1 million trees,but that’s not the end of the story now Felix […]

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Permanent cure for the flu

In the article, “Permanent Cure for the Common Cold”  (BTW) I learned that when the temperature started to change during the winter, the flu season came back again. What if the scientist could find a way to make sure that none of us gets sick with these diseases again. Turts out, they may be on the road to doing just […]

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Climate change

In the article, “New Plan(t) to Fight Climate Change” (BTW). I learned that the new plant would cost an estimated $2 billion, and it would be located on a 90-acre site at Port of Kalama, Washington. This is because they have serious concerns about the ecological  impact.  The issue is that they are producing more plastic and the plastic is […]

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USA VS. Google

In the article, “ United States VS. Google” (btw) I learned that the government accuses the internet search giant of being a monopoly and violating fair competition laws. The monopoly is an economic term describing a company that has a significant, unbalanced control over an entire market. The government has been trying to prevent monopolies because it is a company […]

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Recycle or not Recycle

In the article, “ To Recycle or Not to Recycle” (BTW)  I learned that recycling is great because it helps prevent the Earth from becoming one giang landfill. It might not be easy to recycle plastic water bottles. For example in some places most of the people aren’t aware of the specific recycling rules where they live. So in many […]

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Daylight Savings Time should become permanent

In the article “Should Daylight Savings Time Become Permanent” (BTW)   I learned that  the first time to develop the Daylight was during the 1900s this was to save fuel for World War I. Most of the states of the USA have Daylight saving time, which lasts for eight months. The standard time is from November to March, for some […]

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9/11

 In the article “Remember 9/11, Twenty Years Later,” I learned that  a lot of innocent people died during that day, under an attack of four airplanes, two that crashed into the twin towers, the third one crashed into the Pentagon in Washington D.C.and another airplane crashed in the Mississippi field.  During this attack 3000 people died.  This caused a huge […]

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Katherine Johnson

 In the article, “Katherine Johnson Dies at 101” (McGraw Hill)  She graduated at 14 years old from high School, at 18 years old she started working at NASA, becoming the first African American Women to attend graduate school at West Virginia University.  I learned that her nickname was “Human computer” . She hand-computed the first human spaceflight, the first American […]

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