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Lynnette Thomas
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Helping Your Child Achieve

There are always kids that make success look easy, however the parents play a crucial role in how a child performs at school. It is only when a parent believes in and supports a student, will they ..
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War Time Was Tea Time

For thousands of years teapots have been a prominent feature of Chinese culture, with the earliest examples found, dating back to 1513. It was believed that the flavours of the tea could be better ..
(September 29, 2011)
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Unschooled Children On the Increase

Zoe Bentley says “Maybe, I’ll earn a degree". The fourteen year old ‘unschooler’ has undertaken some college classes that include astrobiology, algebra, chemistry and geology. .
(September 22, 2011)
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Afghan Women Behind The Burqa

Several books have now been published offering first-hand accounts of oppression, abuse and downright misery, suffered by those women who are obliged to reside behind the prison of the burqa. Now ..
(September 22, 2011)
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Exploding Egg Stuns

If parents can learn to act before reacting, all of life’s surprises can be turned to learning experiences. This takes patience and time, something the majority of parents have a short supply ..
(September 14, 2011)
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The Reasons Why Many Students Fail

By nature most children are smart, however we find more and more students failing to reach their goals. Both teachers and parents have brought together a list of the major reasons that lead to ..
(September 14, 2011)
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Students Enjoy Veggie Growing

Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is supporting the Elizabeth Downs primary school in South Australia, one of the first schools to embrace a project that promotes healthy living. The ..
(September 14, 2011)
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The Lethal Sport Of Triathlons

A forty year-old woman competitor died in the Nautical New York City Triathlon after experiencing difficulty breathing during the swimming section of the marathon. This came just a day after a 64 ..
(August 17, 2011)
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Teachers Taking Part In Eraser Parties

Teachers have been reported holding ‘eraser parties', where teachers modify the answers on students’ exam papers, have been reported. There were also details of principals publicly ..
(August 17, 2011)
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Rare Earth Minerals And Problems

Rare earth minerals are so named, not because they are rare but because they are either environmentally harmful, or uneconomical to mine, as they are so widely spread. Recent research however has ..
(August 08, 2011)
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The World Of Film Franchises

Hollywood is now believed to be convinced of the formula of ‘pre-sold’ films, which are based on a story in a book. The experts on Hollywood say that once people have become familiar with .
(August 08, 2011)
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The Terrible Truth Of Loud Music

It is a little considered, but well known medical fact that the ears are a very fragile part of the human body. Lengthy exposure to sound pressure levels over 85dBA will cause damage to the hearing. ..
(August 08, 2011)
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Worlds First Flying Hovercraft

New Zealand's Rudy Heeman of Nelson, invented this Flying Hovercraft as a “wing in ground effective vehicle". He has developed a hovercraft that can fly, as well as being used as a land or ..
(August 04, 2011)
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Praise Children And Get Results

Research has proven that the way in which parents praise their kids is of paramount importance. "We are becoming praise junkies as parents, " says Jenn Berman PhD. , author of The A to Z Guide to ..
(August 04, 2011)
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World Diamond Trade Threatened

Now that synthetic diamonds can be successfully grown, De Beers Diamond Trading Company will no longer be able to ruthlessly manipulate supply. While holding onto vast stockpiles of the precious ..
(July 19, 2011)
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Outlawing Sugary Drinks

Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s long time mayor released an executive order to eliminate sugar-loaded drinks from all city property in an effort to control the rising obesity epidemic. The battle is .
(July 19, 2011)
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How Important Are Kids Imagination

Teaching effectively is not only about kids gaining information and knowledge, it’s about developing a child’s imagination and creativity. Einstein appreciated his creativity gift more ..
(July 19, 2011)
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Travelers Experience Paris Syndrome

After falling victim to what has become known as the ‘Paris Syndrome’, up to two dozen Japanese tourists a year, mainly women in their early 30s, are repatriated from the French capital, ..
(July 19, 2011)
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Largest Tent In The World

The planet’s largest climate controlled tent, Khan Shatyr, opened in Kazakhstan in a country where the annual average temperature is just 3 degrees Celius. The huge recreational structure soars .
(July 12, 2011)
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Wide Spread Obesity In Children

Things have become increasingly worse in the obesity epidemic, which is now triple the 1963 rate. Up to 13 percent of six – eleven year olds, besides 14 percent of adolescents, were classed as ..
(July 12, 2011)
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In Flight Fights

A fight broke out on a United Airlines Boeing 767 bound for Ghana from Dulles International Airport, after a seat reclining into the “personal space" of another passenger caused another bout of .
(July 05, 2011)
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Lead Poisoning Discovered In Chinese Children

Across China the major problems are pollution and lead poisoning. It is reported that approximately 10% of Chinese children have fallen sick from lead poisoning due to lead being found in water, ..
(July 05, 2011)
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How Do Penguins Keep Warm

An international team of scientists have revealed recently shot lapse footage, finally revealing the amazing secret of how penguins, warm blooded creatures, manage to survive and stay warm in below ..
(July 01, 2011)
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Young Girls Mutilation For Custom

According to a new report by Current TV, the brutal practice of breast ironing is on the increase in the African country of Cameroon, affecting one out of every four girls, which is around 4 million ..
(July 01, 2011)
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When Tickling Is Abuse

'Tickled to death, ’ may not be as harmless a statement as most people think. Only 32% of respondents enjoy being tickled along with another 32% giving neutral responses and 36% stating that ..
(June 21, 2011)
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