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    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon
    What did the Romans ever do for us? Well, they gave us roads, sanitation, a legal system, and lots of cool gadgets. The Greeks weren’t half bad either.
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    IAEA updates nuclear security training

    A virtual reality simulation of a nuclear facility is one of the new training tools presented at the 61st IAEA General Conference in September.

  • Acting up: New degree course for aspiring actors in Brighton, England
    Acting up: New degree course for aspiring actors in Brighton, England

    A new degree course for aspiring actors and performers is to begin this September in Brighton and Hove, England.

  • Meditation for Entrepreneurs
    Meditation for Entrepreneurs
    The thing about meditation is we know it’s good for us, but we convince ourselves we don’t have time for it. Ironically, meditation can help to quieten down the very same stressful thinking that prevents us from doing it
  • Yay, I’ve got a new dog! Now what?
    Yay, I’ve got a new dog! Now what?

    Here’s a question: is it best to let your relationship with your dog develop on an ad-hoc basis, kind of warm and fuzzy and organic, or should you adopt a structured approach that lays down the gro

  • Would you like flies with that? Food safety training
    Would you like flies with that? Food safety training
    When we go into a restaurant, we put our trust in its staff to give us food that’s in tip-top shape. Our health and happiness depend on procedures like maintaining the cold chain, cleaning surfaces, sterilizing utensils, checking cooking temperatures and a raft of other details that can make the difference between healthy and dangerous.
  • Franchises: How to keep your shirt and make money
    Franchises: How to keep your shirt and make money

    Despite lavish-sounding marketing gush from franchises who want to attract new franchisees, there is no guarantee that you will turn a profit at all, let alone run your business from a laptop in th

  • The digital natives are restless: Geek camp for kids
    The digital natives are restless: Geek camp for kids

    When you see a child’s eyes light up at the sight of a Star Wars lightsaber, an Arduino kit or a LEGO Technic set, there’s really only one thing to do: sign them up for out-of-school geek classes.

  • EtonX leadership courses
    Will the next Chinese prime minister be educated ‘at’ Eton?

    When King Henry VI of England founded Eton College in 1440 as “The King’s College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor”, he could scarcely have imagined that 578 years later it would be

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