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COVID-19 Crash Course: UC Davis Students Sign Up For Course Credit At Testing Kiosk

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Tags: News, Education, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Roseville, Cbs, UC Davis, Tra, David Coil, Coronavirus, COVID, Coronavirus Testing, Testing Kiosk, Linh Tra, UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center


Protesters gather at Garcetti’s official residence for 7th day, aiming to block Biden cabinet role

Protesters staged a seventh-consecutive day of demonstrations outside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official residence on Monday, Nov. 30, in an attempt to persuade President-elect Joe Biden not to appoint the city’s leader to his cabinet. Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles called Garcetti “the worst mayor in the nation,” and criticized him for his handling of the city’s homeless crisis, housing and police use of force. “We refuse to be quiet as President-elect Biden considers him for a cabinet ...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Education, California, La, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Republican


Short-Termism, Shareholder Payouts, and Investment in the EU

Shareholder-driven “short-termism,” as evidenced by increasing payouts to shareholders, is said to impede long-term investment in EU public firms. But a deep dive into the data reveals a different story. [Author: by Jesse M. Fried and Charles C.Y. Wang]
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COVID Not Slowing VC Investment

Despite the economic uncertainty, most venture capitalists expect their investments to outperform major equity indexes and are still funding new endeavors, says Paul Gompers. [Author: by Danielle Kost]
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Advent Plans in my Bullet Journal + 2021 Planner News!

Hello my friends, how are you?! I hope you are all staying healthy and safe. My family and I are all doing fine - though I cannot believe it has been more than two months since my last post! Time certainly flew by this fall ... but I'm happy to say that the eye strain, headaches and neck pain that kept me from spending long periods of time on my computer or working in my planners, these past several months seems to be finally subsiding. I just wrapped up about 8 weeks of physical therapy...
Tags: Time, Creativity, Homeschooling, Personal news, Advent, Waldorf, Calendars & Planners, Living in Season, Seasonal Planning, Crafty, Bullet Journal, My Homemade Planner, Advent Plans, Advent Plans & Crafts, Wynstones, Sticks Stones Garden Bones


Learn How to Play Chess Online: Free Chess Lessons for Beginners, Intermediate Players & Beyond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM2fcenx7KU The most desired Christmas gift of 2020? A chess set. It’s certainly desired, at any rate, by the rapt viewers of The Queen’s Gambit, the acclaimed Netflix miniseries that debuted in October. Created by screenwriter-producers Scott Frank and Allan Scott, its seven episodes tell the story of Beth Harmon, an orphan in 1950s Kentucky who turns out to be a chess prodigy, then goes on to become a world-class player. During the Cold War, the intellec...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Games, College, Kentucky, New York City, Earth, Netflix, Seoul, Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Nabokov, Facebook Twitter, Walter Tevis, Allan Scott, Garry Kasparov, Bobby Fischer


Q&A Sessions: Frank Chikane on the rainbow where colours never meet

Reverend Frank Chikane has just completed six years as the chairperson of the Kagiso Trust. He speaks about corruption, his children’s views and how churches can be mobilised The post Q&A Sessions: Frank Chikane on the rainbow where colours never meet appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Education, Race, Jacob Zuma, Farmers, Race Relations, Churches, Free State, ANC, Thabo Mbeki, Cyril Ramaphosa, Kagiso, Rainbow Nation, Frank Chikane, Schabir Shaik


The Great Courses Offers Every Course on Sale for $60 or Less (Until December 1)

Here’s a holiday season deal worth mentioning. For Cyber Monday, The Great Courses (formerly The Teaching Company) is offering every course for $60 in digital format or less. The sale lasts through the end of December 1. If you’re not familiar with it, the Great Courses provides a very nice service. They travel across the U.S., recording great professors lecturing on great topics that will appeal to any lifelong learner. They then make the courses available to customers in different formats (DV...
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Learn How to Play Chess Free Online: Tutorials for Beginners, Intermediate Players & Beyond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM2fcenx7KU The most desired Christmas gift of 2020? A chess set. It’s certainly desired, at any rate, by the rapt viewers of The Queen’s Gambit, the acclaimed Netflix miniseries that debuted in October. Created by screenwriter-producers Scott Frank and Allan Scott, its seven episodes tell the story of Beth Harmon, an orphan in 1950s Kentucky who turns out to be a chess prodigy, then goes on to become a world-class player. During the Cold War, the intellec...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Games, College, Kentucky, New York City, Earth, Netflix, Seoul, Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Nabokov, Facebook Twitter, Walter Tevis, Allan Scott, Garry Kasparov, Bobby Fischer


The best Cyber Monday deals on online courses include a 2-for-1 discount on Masterclass and 40% off Skillshare Premium

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider As part of their Cyber Monday deals, many e-learning platforms and products like Coursera, edX, Udemy, MasterClass, CreativeLive, , Babbel, Rosetta Stone, Kindle, and Audible are offering online courses and subscriptions for free or at a discounted price.Below, we break down the deals for each platform, our recs for the best courses, plus how to give them as gifts.Re...
Tags: Reviews, Black Friday, Education, Trends, Features, Yale, Online Learning, Babbel, E-learning, Online Classes, Rosetta Stone, Babbel Babbel, Julia Pugachevsky, IP Graphics, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020


Watch Digital Dancers Electrify the Streets of Istanbul

Are you open to the idea of otherworldly beings moving amongst us, benign but unseen? Director Gökalp Gönen seems to be in the above video for jazz innovator Ilhan Ersahin’s “Hurri-Mitanni” (Good News). Things kick off in a decidedly low key manner—a young woman sets off for a nighttime stroll through the streets of Istanbul, her face deliberately obscured by a snugly tied black and white cloth. Turning a corner, she passes an anonymous figure, wrapped head to toe in similar stripes. Do...
Tags: Travel, Google, Technology, Instagram, College, Dance, Animation, Istanbul, Harlem, Facebook Twitter, Ayun Halliday, İlhan Erşahin, Gonen, Gökalp Gönen, Sophia Topkaki


15 Must-Have Sweaters Under $50 That Will Have You Looking Stylish While Keeping Warm This Season

So many sweaters, so many savings! Check out these 15 stylish sweaters from across the web that are under $50.
Tags: Shopping, College, Sweaters, Winter Fashion, Shopping Guide, Knits, Shop with Me


An Animated Stan Lee Explains Why the F-Word Is “the Most Useful Word in the English Language” (NSFW)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DScnnorHEuw FYI. The language in this video is not safe for work. And now, on to our post. In the last couple years of his life, Stan Lee was ill, his health failing, but he stayed engaged and remained his old wisecracking self. His handpicked successor for editor-in-chief at Marvel, Roy Thomas, tells the story of the last time he saw Lee and showed him his then-new biography of the comics legend, The Stan Lee Story. They talked about the Spider-Man comic ...
Tags: Google, Film, California, College, Marvel, Disney, George Carlin, Stan Lee, Thomas, James Whitbrook, Lee, Facebook Twitter, George R R Martin, Stan, Josh Jones, Roy Thomas



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