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If Buildings Could Talk

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Gunmen kill tourists in Tunisia

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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Today's word: malice
Definition: The desire to do harm or mischief.
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Science of Golf

This new 10-part series continues to explore the physics and math behind the game of golf. Provided by NBC Learn, in partnership with the United States Golf Association and Chevron, students will learn about calculating golfers’ handicaps and golf scoring, the evolution of the golf club and ball, as well as how factors like friction, volume and energy all affect how a golf ball travels.

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Gunmen kill tourists in Tunisia

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Israel votes to keep its prime minister, whose campaign tactics strain relations with U.S.

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NFL's Chris Borland Retires, League's Future Questioned

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Senators trying to nuke Iran talks?

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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If Buildings Could Talk

One of the world's most instrumented buildings is a living laboratory of vibrations.
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This week's word in the news: MALICE

DEFINITION:
The desire to do harm or mischief.


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Judge Harold Kahn on Tuesday asked Pao's attorneys to make a better case for punitive damages and warned them that they have not provided sufficient evidence to prove malice.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/23/2015