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Hear the Brazilian Metal Band Singing in–and Trying to Save–Their Native Language of Tupi-Guarani

The indigenous languages spoken in Brazil number around 170, a testament to the survival of tribal communities nearly wiped out by colonialism and commerce. Yet 40 of those languages have fewer than 100 speakers, and many more are declining rapidly. For linguists, “it’s a fight against time,” Luisi Destri writes at Pesquisa. Researchers estimate most, if not all, of these languages could disappear within 50 to 100 years, and some believe 30 percent might fade in the next 15 years. “Knowl...
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Behold the Newly-Discovered Sketch by Vincent van Gogh Sketch, “Study for Worn Out” (1882)

Having been dead for more than 130 years now, Vincent van Gogh seldom comes up with a new piece of work. But when he does, you can be sure it will draw the art world’s attention as few works by living artists could. Such has been the case with the newly discovered Study for Worn Out, an 1882 sketch that recently came into possession of the Van Gogh Museum, according to Margherita Cole at My Modern Met, “when a Dutch family requested that specialists take a look at their unsigned drawing.” The f...
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Watch a Gripping 10-Minute Animation About the Hunt for Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann

In February 2018, the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany conducted interviews with 1,350 American adults, aged 18 and up. Their findings, published as the  , reveal a sharp decline in Americans’ awareness of the state-sponsored extermination of six million Jewish men, women, and children by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. This knowledge gap was particularly pronounced among the millennial respondents. Sixty-six percent had not heard of Auschwitz — the largest of the...
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Every selection on Oprah's Book Club list so far

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Since her book club's start in 1996, Oprah has recommended over 90 books, from classics to obscure titles that became famous from being included on the list. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Oprah Winfrey has recommended more than 90 books through Oprah's Book Club. The list includes both classics from Faulkner and obscure titles catapulted into the mainstream. Find the complete list of Oprah's...
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A Rare, Early Version of the King Arthur Legend Found & Translated

The stories of King Arthur and his court took shape over a period of a few hundred years; like most ancient legends, they evolved through many iterations — not a little like the stories in modern-day comic books. “The medieval Arthurian legends were a bit like the Marvel Universe,” explains Laura Campbell, a medieval language scholar at Durham University. “They constituted a coherent fictional world that had certain rules and a set of well-known characters who appeared and interacted with each ...
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Larger Employers Face New Notification Obligation to Employees

As I’ve been going over this week, employers have a lot of new obligations under Connecticut law. This next one is pretty arcane. (In fact it was on line 12415 of page 408 of the budget implementer bill). Here’s the new rule: Effective December 1, 2021 (and annually through December 1, 2024), any employer in Connecticut with 100 or more employees must notify any Connecticut residents about whether such employer offers to employees an “education assistance program” under federal law. If it doe...
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The 10 poetry books that made it onto the National Book Award longlist in 2021

Some of the poetry longlist finalists for the 2021 National Book Awards include "The Wild Fox of Yemen" by Threa Almontaser and "What Noise Against the Cane" by Desiree C. Bailey. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The National Book Foundation published its longlist for the poetry award this week. The 10 favorites are below - from former Pulitzer Prize winners to emerging poets. Want more books? Check out t...
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International Day of Sign Languages: South African sign language must be promoted

The Schools Act considers South African sign language as an official language for the purposes of learning in a public school The post International Day of Sign Languages: South African sign language must be promoted appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, South Africa, Constitution, Languages, Sign Language, Bill Of Rights, Openaccess, Language Development, Deaf Community, South African Sign Language, Language Use, Harald Haarmann, International Day of Sign Languages, Language Distribution, Pan South African Language Board, SASL Charter


LA County says COVID-19 booster shots ready to go on CDC’s imminent final approval

Los Angeles County public health officials on Thursday, Sept. 23, said the county’s vaccination network is ready to immediately begin offering Pfizer booster shots to people 65 and older and to those most vulnerable to COVID-19, pending imminent approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The federal agency on Thursday was on the cusp of such approval after a CDC committee green-lit a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those 65 and older who have been fully ...
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A school district in Georgia has raised substitute teacher pay from $89 to $189 a day as schools struggle to find staff

The district also raised supply teacher pay to $212 a day.rom $112. Cavan Images/Getty Images A school district in Georgia more than doubled pay for substitute teachers, reports say. They're now earning $189 a day. Teachers have been leaving the profession because of burnout and fears of catching the coronavirus. See more stories on Insider's business page. A school district in metro Atlanta has hiked substitute teachers' pay from $89 a day to $189 a day.Cobb County School Dist...
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UC Davis Staff, Students Warned About Toxic Algae On Campus

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Curso de Soldador

O curso de soldagem da EducaWeb é um curso introdutório que lhe ensinará as habilidades básicas necessárias para iniciar a trabalhar com soldagem. Se você tem pouca ou nenhuma experiência e gostaria de entrar nesta área, este é um excelente programa para começar a desenvolver habilidades ou iniciar projeto, como hobby, que você possa ter em mente. Este curso também destina-se a qualquer pessoa que já trabalhe na indústria e que queira desenvolver ainda mais suas habilidades de soldagem e avança...
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LA’s teachers union shelves vote on Israeli-Palestinian resolution

United Teachers Los Angeles’ top decision-making body voted late Thursday, Sept. 23, to postpone indefinitely taking action on a controversial resolution that would have thrown support behind Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, according to one UTLA member. The original proposal was brought forward in May amid 11 days of deadly fighting between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian territory. But a number...
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Curso de Logística

Você já se perguntou como as mercadorias são entregues para nós tão rapidamente assim que as encomendamos? Uma palavra: Logística! Neste curso introdutório à Logística, iremos levá-lo em uma jornada para esta fascinante área do comércio global. Cobrimos os três principais blocos de construção das redes de logística: transporte, armazenamento e estoque. Depois de concluir este curso, você será capaz de diferenciar as vantagens e desvantagens dos diferentes meios de transporte, você entenderá o q...
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A new start after 60: I became a priest at 63 – after 44 years as a soldier and a teacher

Newly installed in a Northumberland vicarage, Diana Johnson first felt her calling decades ago. But the church had to wait until she had raised her family – and transitionedAt 66, Diana Johnson has just embarked on her third career. She has moved to a different part of the country and become a priest with her own parish. The “thread” that brought her to this point runs right back to her teens and in Johnson’s mind, it blazes scarlet or purple, garish and unflinching. “Whatever bright colour you ...
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Local School Districts Say Supply Issues Led To Struggles To Feed Students

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More than 100 countries face spending cuts as Covid worsens debt crisis, report warns

As pandemic widens inequalities, many developing countries spend more on debt than health, study saysMore than 100 countries face cuts to public spending on health, education and social protection as the Covid-19 pandemic compounds already high levels of debt, a new report says.The International Monetary Fund believes that 35 to 40 countries are “debt distressed” – defined as when a country is experiencing difficulties in servicing its debt, such as when there are arrears or debt restructuring. ...
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Is my son, 14, a gaming addict? He spends all his time online in his room | Annalisa Barbieri

Computer games may be filling a void left by friendships that fell away over lockdownMy son is nearly 15 and my only child. His father and I separated some years ago and they see each other regularly. My son also has a good relationship with my partner, who has lived with us for a few years. He has always excelled at school and is a talented musician. When he was younger he was confident and eloquent beyond his years; he could make friends or have a conversation with anyone.I have seen huge chan...
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L.A.’s teachers union shelves vote on Israeli-Palestinian resolution

United Teachers Los Angeles’ top decision-making body voted late Thursday, Sept. 23, to postpone indefinitely taking action on a controversial resolution that would have thrown support behind Palestine and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, according to one UTLA member. The original proposal was brought forward in May amid 11 days of deadly fighting between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian territory. But a number...
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Curso de Logística e Cadeia Verde (Green Supply Chain)

As organizações e os indivíduos fizeram uso dos recursos naturais disponíveis no meio ambiente durante muitos anos. Com o desenvolvimento de diversas pesquisas e a escassez de alguns recursos, foi preciso começar a pensar em uma nova forma de desenvolvimento que pudesse suprir e melhorar a utilização dos recursos disponíveis no meio ambiente para atender às necessidades e desejos dos consumidores. Neste exclusivo curso online de logística reversa e cadeia verde você aprenderá técnicas que diminu...
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The 78 best online courses that can give your resume a major boost

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Using LinkedIn Learning data, LinkedIn published some of the top hard skills employers are looking for in 2021, including software development. Cavan Images / Getty Images LinkedIn created a list of the five most in-demand hard skills in the 2021 job market. The skills include software development, project management, data analysis, and more. Below are online classes from LinkedIn Learning, Udemy, Cours...
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