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Hautelinks: Thanksgiving TV, Blackpink’s Style, Black-Owned Gifts to Buy, & More

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Tags: News, College, Thanksgiving TV Blackpink


The Story Behind “Alice’s Restaurant,” Arlo Guthrie’s Song That’s Now a Thanksgiving Tradition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5_8U4j51lI Around the country today, along with a food-coma inducing serving of turkey, ham, stuffing and all the trimmings, a great many of you will be following another tradition: listening to Arlo Guthrie’s 1968 song “Alice’s Restaurant.” According to one YouTuber, when her kids were young, she’d “sit them down together and play this/torture them with it from beginning to end.” The replies suggest she’s not alone. Somewhere a child has now grown up and...
Tags: Google, Music, Mississippi, College, Massachusetts, New York City, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Vw, Rolling Stone, John Hurt, Alice, Facebook Twitter, Scott Fitzgerald, Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie


Nevada County Fairgrounds Transformed Into Distance Learning Center

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Tags: Crime, News, Education, Local, Seen On, Grass Valley, Nevada County, Nevada Union High School, Learning Curve, Grass Valley News, Nevada County Fairgrounds, Coronavirus Education, Kat Coaker, Coaker, Cori Ove, Patrick Eidman


A fun way to take care of litter

This is pretty clever: [Author: Henry Cate]
Tags: Homeschooling, Henry Cate


Student funding scheme gets new chief executive and board

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has been under administration for two years after its board was dissolved and its boss resigned not even halfway through his term The post Student funding scheme gets new chief executive and board appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Blade Nzimande, Sasco, Top Six, Naledi Pandor, South Africa (country, National Student Financial Aid Scheme, NSFAS, Randall Carolissen, Andile Nongogo, Bamanye Matiwane, Ernest Khosa, Services SETA, Sibongile Mncwabe


A Flying Car Took to the Skies in Back 1949: See the Taylor Aerocar in Action

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Erj_mz30SDI “A secret question hovers over us, a sense of disappointment, a broken promise we were given as children about what our adult world was supposed to be like,” the late anthropologist David Graeber once wrote in the Baffler. This refers to “a particular generational promise — given to those who were children in the fifties, sixties, seventies, or eighties — one that was never quite articulated as a promise but rather as a set of assumptions about...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Technology, College, History, Nasa, Albert Einstein, Seattle, Seoul, Taylor, Civil Aviation Authority, Berry, Facebook Twitter, Roland Barthes, New Jersey Turnpike, Chuck Berry


A Flying Car Took to the Skies Back in 1949: See the Taylor Aerocar in Action

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Erj_mz30SDI “A secret question hovers over us, a sense of disappointment, a broken promise we were given as children about what our adult world was supposed to be like,” the late anthropologist David Graeber once wrote in the Baffler. This refers to “a particular generational promise — given to those who were children in the fifties, sixties, seventies, or eighties — one that was never quite articulated as a promise but rather as a set of assumptions about...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Technology, College, History, Nasa, Albert Einstein, Seattle, Seoul, Taylor, Civil Aviation Authority, Berry, Facebook Twitter, Roland Barthes, New Jersey Turnpike, Chuck Berry


Unacademy raises funds from Tiger Global, Dragoneer Investment

Edtech platform Unacademy raised fresh investment from Tiger Global Management and Dragoneer Investment Group, which took its valuation to $2 billion, the company announced in a press release on Wednesday. It did not reveal the exact amount of capital it raised in the round, but TechCrunch pegged the round to be between $75 million to $100 million. In September, Softbank had invested $150 million in the edtech platform. In February, the platform had raised $110 million from General Atlantic, Seq...
Tags: Travel, News, Education, Youtube, Softbank, Funding, US, Tiger Global Management, Dragoneer Investment Group, Delhi High Court, Byju, Unacademy, Whitehat Jr, Aniruddha Malpani, BlackRock Sands Capital, Pradeep Poonia


School uniform banks in Scotland report rising need for warm clothes

With schools told to keep windows open, and more parents out of work, the need for help with clothing growsSchool uniform banks across Scotland are reporting a surge in demand for warm coats, jackets and warm PE kit as Covid guidelines on increased classroom ventilation and outdoor learning leaves children more exposed to plummeting temperatures.Sandra Douglas, founder of East Renfrewshire’s Back to School Bank – believed to be the first uniform bank – says volunteers have already noted the chan...
Tags: Education, Children, Scotland, Society, UK News, Poverty, Schools, East Renfrewshire, Sandra Douglas, Coronavirus, School Bank


The Beatles Create an Abstract Collaborative Painting, Images of a Woman, During Three Days of Lockdown in Japan (1966)

One of the earliest known non-human visual artists, Congo the chimpanzee, learned to draw in 1956 at the age of two. Moody, fiercely protective of his work, and particular about his process, he made around 400 drawings and paintings in a style described as “lyrical abstract impressionism.” He appeared several times on British television before his death in 1964. He counted Picasso among his fans and, in a 2005 auction, outsold Warhol and Renoir. One wonders if whoever gave the four-headed beast...
Tags: Google, Art, Music, Japan, England, London, College, Congo, Tokyo, Warhol, John, Candlestick Park, Ringo, Monterrey, Picasso, George


Children and the Internet at UN Internet Governance Forum: Issues around gaming, online harms, education

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed children into spending more time online, whether it be for education, recreation, or simply by the virtue to being stuck indoors. It has also increased challenges for parents, policymakers, and companies alike, given that children are exposed to online harms as they spend more time online. On the other hand, the pandemic has shown the deep digital divide, wherein millions of children do not have access to a device and internet connection. The United Nations Inter...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, News, Education, Microsoft, Children, Australia, Youtube, China, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, United Nations, Commission, Portugal



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