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Why cursive handwriting needs to make a schoolcomeback

Teaching connected-style handwriting, otherwise known as cursive handwriting, has fallen out of fashion on many school curricula. Older generations have sometimes been shocked that some younger people today can't sign their ...

Viking migration left a lasting legacy on Ireland's population

The early medieval period in Ireland (400-1200AD) was a time of key importance. It was a turning point in European history and the origin of much contemporary Irish culture and identity. Ireland, the early medieval "land ...

What do criminal justice risk assessments actually assess?

Exposure to the criminal justice system increases some of the risk factors used to predict recidivism and re-arrest, according to new research out of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. For every arrest or ...

How to become a great impostor

Unlike other icons who have appeared on the front of Life magazine, Ferdinand Waldo Demara was not famed as an astronaut, actor, hero or politician. In fact, his 23-year career was rather varied. He was, among other things, ...

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Social Sciences
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Mathematics
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Archaeology & Fossils
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Social Sciences
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Archaeology & Fossils
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Archaeology & Fossils
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Archaeology & Fossils
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Archaeology & Fossils
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Economics & Business
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Archaeology & Fossils
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Astronomy
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Quantum Physics
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General Physics
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