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Weekly Features (Updated every Monday)
This week's word in the news: WHIMSICAL
Spontaneously fanciful or playful; given to whims; capricious; quaint, unusual, or fantastic.
FOUND IN THE NEWS:
whimsical new plans unveiled by Google to expand its corporate headquarters captivated its hometown city and the world Friday, the latest step by a tech giant to catapult Silicon Valley from tilt-up office dullsville to a region of architectural landmarks.
►The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/02/2015
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Daily Science Webcasts
Phagwah - Meaning
The most joyful festival of the Indo-Caribbean culture is in early spring. Phagwah is a celebration of the rebirth of nature and the spirit of young love.
-- Mar 5, 2015
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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►Russian opposition leader shot dead in Moscow
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USA Weekend Teacher Guides
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