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Wednesday October 18, 2017

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First Canadian Astronaut to walk in space | Chris Hadfield

Chris Austin Hadfield born 29 August 1959 is a retired Canadian astronaut who was the first Canadian to walk in space. An engineer and former Royal Canadian Air Force fighter pilot, Hadfield has flown two space shuttle missions and served as commander of the International Space Station. 

Malala Yousafzai receives offer to study at UK university

Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai has told an education conference that she has received an offer to study at a UK university. The 19-year-old is currently preparing for her A-Levels at a girls’ school in Birmingham. 

9 Things Positive Leaders Do

JON GORDON is a prolific writer. He has written at least a dozen books on leadership that I am aware of. The Power of Positive Leadership summarizes much of his thinking and provides a great introduction to all of his other work. As a result, it is full of good practices and thinking.  

Worker Health & Safety During a Total Solar Eclipse

Because it is an exciting and stunning natural phenomenon, it’s an understandable reaction to want to witness the splendor of a total eclipse.  

Mind-controlled nanobots could release drugs inside your brain

A man has used thought alone to control nanobots inside a living creature for the first time. The technology released a drug inside cockroaches in response to the man’s brain activity – a technique that may be useful for treating brain disorders such as schizophrenia and ADHD. 

The Positive and Negative Effects of Video Games

Video games are frowned upon by parents as time-wasters, and worse, some education experts think that these games corrupt the brain.  

How education can moderate population growth

In 2014, an analysis of United Nations data by the journal Science concluded that a halt to population growth in this century was unlikely and projected that between 9.6bn and 12.3bn people would be living on the planet by 2100. 

What is a total solar eclipse?

A total solar eclipse occurs when the disk of the moon appears to completely cover the disk of the sun in the sky. The fact that total solar eclipses occur at all is a quirk of cosmic geometry 

Important Reasons For Teaching Kindness in Schools

Most people have heard the phrase ‘random acts of kindness’, which refers to a selfless act of giving resulting in the happiness of another person. 

Travel on China's High-Speed Trains

China's indigenous next generation bullet train with a maximum speed of 400 kmph made its debut today on the country's busiest Beijing-Shanghai line.  

 
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