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Driverless cars

In the article “Are Driverless cars a good idea? (Upfront, April 21, 2020) I learned that driverless cars can be a good idea because automation can help reduce crashes inroads. This can be beneficial to many people that need help and get nervous while driving. More independence for the elderly and those with disabilities. Major causes of accidents, including drunk […]

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Climate Emergency

In the article “A Climate Emergency” (Upfront, May 16, 2022 subscription needed) I learned that a major new report on climate change, released a month earlier, finds that nations need to move away from using fossil fuels much faster because to prevent the worst effects. And also with carbon dioxide levels at their highest on record and temperatures continuing to […]

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Reduce the use of plastic straws

In the article, “Should plastic straws be banned?” (Upfront, May 13, 2019 subscription required), I learned that many people throw away millions of plastic straws every day. A lot of that plastic ends up in the ocean and is harmful to the marine animals. Millions of marine animals die each year from plastic waste. Plastic straws are so dangerous and […]

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Teenagers nowadays drive while using the phone.

In the article, “Driven to Distraction” (from upfront published on March 13, 2017) it explains that texting and driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving. Teens who text while driving spend 10% of the time outside their lane. That can also live your brain with less cognitive load to focus on driving. When driving you cannot drive safely […]

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A Long Walk to Water

So far what I read about the book ¨A Long walk to water¨ is really interesting because it talks about how the girl Nya and the boy Salva survive. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home. She makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one […]

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The Walking Forest

So far, what I read is really interesting about the book “ The walking forest has secrets” because it talks about how a girl named Rhea appears like a mirage in dark and dense, at the very edge of her backyard. But when she reaches out to touch it, the forest vanishes. She’s desperate to know more until she finds […]

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The Dance of Cassia and Xander

So far, the characters in “Juntos” reminds me of my cousin. The book of “Juntos” talks about how the girl Cassia wanted to go to a dance party at night but she didn’t have no one to dance with. The same day Xander didn’t have no one to dance with either and he was worried because he thought that he […]

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Trabajo

Hasta ahora lo que e leido sobre “Breaking Through” es muy interesante sobre ellos por que a mi me recuerda a algo muy similar. También lo que me gusta mas de este libro llamado “Breaking Through” es que Francisco Jiménez nunca se daba por vencido. Él y su familia siempre trabajaban duro para salir adelante. Cuando yo leí este libro […]

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