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New Zealand celebrates 125 years of women having the vote

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The U.S. Space Force could be a sixth military branch – if this bold idea gains altitude

This sounds like a sci-fi plot, but a proposed military Space Force is a real-world idea from the Trump administration. It suggests reorganizing Pentagon space activities into a new armed forces branch. It'd be mostly a Defense Department reshuf...

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Robots will soon do more work tasks than humans


A World Economic Forum report predicts that the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence will result in machines performing more tasks on the job than humans by 2025. Machines will take over 71 percent of tasks done by humans today, the study say...

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This week's word in the news: METEOROLOGICAL

DEFINITION:

Pertaining to meteorology or to phenomena of the atmosphere or weather.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The high-tech and meteorological communities of Colorado make the area an excellent place to do business, Platzer added.
The Boulder Daily Camera -- 09/24/2018

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Cartoons show storms of controversy

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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

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