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Turkey decided to exclude “redundant” Theory of Evolution from textbooks

The education department of Turkey has decided to exclude lessons on Theory of Evolution from its ninth grade biology books in the next academic year. The subject was thought to be controversial and redundant. Moreover, the government thinks that the teenagers in school are too young to understand the complex ideas expressed in the theory.…
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June 24, 2017 0

Villagers float rubber duckies in puddles on streets to highlight pothole menace

Rubber ducks are supposed to cute little toys resting beside your bathtub, or sometimes floating in it. But have you seen a street flooded with them? That’s exactly what people in a British village did earlier this week. They put up hundreds of them in potholes to bring attention to the bad condition of their streets.…
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May 24, 2017 0

The Obama Foundation’s focus is on developing the next generation of citizens

  The Obama Foundation’s focus is on developing the next generation of citizens — and what it means to be a good citizen in the 21st century. via The Obama Foundation — Discover America’s Ex-Commander-in-Chief won’t be withdrawing from politics, Obama’s new foundation, called the Obama Foundation, unveiled a blueprint on Friday, and it outlines some…
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February 19, 2017 0