West Salem High wins big at robotics competition

West Salem High wins big at robotics competition
West Salem High wins big at robotics competition West Salem’s robotics team is now eligible to go to the world championships. Check out this story on statesmanjournal.com: http://stjr.nl/2myz9gY
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Mining Robotics
The Technology Development Group of London miner Anglo American (LON: AAL) and Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute have reached a five-year agreement to explore and develop robotic technologies for mining applications. CMU’s National …
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The 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition
The FIRST Robotics Competition is an exciting, nationwide competition that teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way. For many years, the NASA Robotics Alliance Project has been supporting …
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Latest Science News

Margaret Panatera is named District Office Manager at Huff & Huff, Inc., a Subsidiary of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
Huff & Huff, Inc., a subsidiary of the leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, GZA, announces that Margaret Panatera P.E. has been named District Office Manager. Panatera has been a practice leader in environmental compliance, site …
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CRISPR Gene-Editing Might Cause Thousands of Unintended Mutations
Perhaps the largest medical breakthrough this side of the Human Genome Project has been the invention of CRISPR, a technique for rewriting entire sections of DNA. CRISPR lets scientists target specific sections of DNA and edit them however they want …
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Your Sort of Simple Guide to Building an Off-Grid Power System
Living in our Airstream, Artemis, power has been the number-one challenge. The daily-life stuff is easy to cope with: cooking is all done on propane; we avoid excessive appliances, with pour-over coffee and handheld espresso machines; and off-the-grid …
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Model trains continue to fascinate children of all ages at the Peoria Train Fair

Model trains continue to fascinate children of all ages at the Peoria Train Fair
EAST PEORIA — Model trains attract the young and the old, but lately the allure for the younger crowd seems to stem from the absence of seeing life-sized trains in person. “Unless kids catch them locally, they’re aren’t many to see,” said Ron Brown …
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Groton man makes graffiti decals for model trains
GROTON | Not far from the tracks where life-size train cars pass by the Milwaukee Railroad depot on North Main Street, identical model car trains circle around a detailed track inside the depot, representing the exact same cars that have passed through town.
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Trains (BOTH real and model trains!!!)
My “retro” HO-scale layout! – Page 5 – Model Train Forum – the complete model train resource My “retro” HO-scale layout! – Page 5 – Model Train Forum – the complete model train resource My “retro” HO-scale layout! – Page 5 – Model Train Forum – the …
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The Lost Boys Television Show: ‘iZombie’ Creator Rob Thomas Pushing For More ‘Peter Pan’

The Lost Boys Television Show: ‘iZombie’ Creator Rob Thomas Pushing For More ‘Peter Pan’
Veronica Mars and iZombie creator Rob Thomas has an ambitious plan for The Lost Boys series: each season will span a decade. Thomas envisions seven seasons for the anthology series, based on director Joel Schumacher‘s 80s classic. Every season of …
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Forget the Ratings, Television Is a Growth Business with Record Profits
On Dec. 14, 2011 the top broadcasters in the U.S. renewed their long-standing TV rights agreement with the National Football League. The deal, which kicked in for the 2014 season, promised billions of dollars in future revenue to the NFL, in exchange for …
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This is Your Child’s Brain on TV
Limiting exposure to television may be one of the best ways to help kids succeed in school. Despite the number of educational programming geared towards toddlers, it’s unknown if kids under age 2 can actually learn from TV. The negative effects of …
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5 Ways Pop Culture Has Transformed Photography

5 Ways Pop Culture Has Transformed Photography
Thanks to the ever improving quality of smartphone cameras and photo-sharing social media outlets like Instagram, everyone is now a photographer. Instagram filters and editing apps like Snapseed and VSCO Cam allow users to quickly create sometimes quite …
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Action figure & toy models photography tips
Action figure / toy photography is a relatively new genre of photography that has risen in popularity in recent years. Photos often feature well-known characters in unusual situations, or playing characters from different ‘universes’ off against one another.
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13 Tips For Beautiful & Tempting iPhone Food Photography
Food makes an excellent subject for still life iPhone photography, and you can achieve some incredibly artistic results. But great food photography means more than just snapping what’s on your dinner plate. Just like any other photography genre, there …
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Politics and business

Politics and business
There’s no such thing as politics as usual at the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce. That’s because the chamber’s involvement in politics has evolved over time, and continues to do so, even to the dismay of some of its own members. Though the …
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Financial Markets, Politics and the New Reality
Louis M. Bacon is the head of Moore Capital Management, one of the largest and most influential hedge funds in the world. Last week, he announced that he was returning one quarter of his largest fund, about $ 2 billion, to his investors. The reason he gave …
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Why Everyone Should Talk About Politics While Networking
Yes, I believe everyone should talk about politics while networking . . . if they’d like their network to go up in flames, that is. I admit that I chose the headline to get your attention. But to be clear, talking politics in the course of doing business …
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Latest Fashion News

How 3-D Printing Is Revolutionizing the Fashion Industry
This year’s Met Gala theme, Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology, captured the excitement over the future of hi-tech fashion. With new designs emerging regularly (from crystal dresses that can be controlled by remote controls or dresses that …
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AIFS Study Abroad Traveling Program; Fashion Marketing and Merchandising: Summer
Spend 8 nights in London, 5 nights in Paris, 4 nights in Milan and 6 nights in Florence. The itinerary is carefully planned to maximize time in each location, ensuring you strike the right balance between classroom learning, academic visits, sightseeing …
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In order to understand why Rihanna is the perfect cover star for our Fall/Winter issue, our ninth edition, you must understand the issue’s theme. CR 9 is entirely dedicated to one of history’s most controversial and misunderstood heroines: Marie Antoinette.
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Latest Healthcare News

The 5 Best Healthcare ETFs
With nearly 50 healthcare ETFs on the market, there isn’t a shortage of choices for fund investors. The best healthcare ETFs have managed to attract a lion’s share of the assets, and thus a disproportionate amount of daily trading volume. From Vanguard to …
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8 Examples of Brilliant Healthcare Marketing
Every now and then, a healthcare organization creates a stellar piece of content, launches a particularly clever social media campaign, or proves that they just get their target audience in a way that makes us fans of healthcare marketing just want to …
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Healthcare Blockchain Moves to Center Stage
Last year, we asserted that the groundwork for healthcare on the blockchain had already begun. In fact, we stated that blockchain would move from theory to practice in 2017. If the number of blockchain related conferences is any indicator, our prediction …
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Latest Economics News

Reforming economics: Try the business school
Perhaps such an approach would be better suited to economics courses that are taught in business schools, where short courses in the subject are currently dominated by simplistic theory taken from survey textbooks rather than the intricacies of practical …
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What is Economics?
Economics can be confusing and finding a clear definition of economics can be a challenge. Most simply put, economics is the analysis of how people use the resources that are available to them. According to the American Economic Association, those …
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Economics at SMU
The Department of Economics at Southern Methodist University is highly ranked among economics departments in the United States and offers comprehensive coverage of the major fields in modern economics. In the latest (2006) study of 118 PhD granting …
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Latest Fitness News

The Ugly Side of Health and Fitness
There’s an Ugly Side to health and fitness most don’t realize exists — until they experience it for themselves. That’s what happened to me, and I don’t want it to happen to you. Lose fat and like how you look in (and out of) clothes. Improve …
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What is Your Fitness IQ? Take the Quiz to Find Out
With an average score of 42 percent, Americans scored only slightly higher than Western Europeans, who scored an average of 39 percent. The results were a little shocking. Both Americans and Europeans failed to grasp fundamental health concepts, such as …
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Fitness Newsletters – Get The Latest Diet and Exercise Tips
Why Should I Sign Up? When you subscribe to our weekly fitness newsletter you will learn different weight training tips and tricks to pack on serious muscle, nutrition insight and advice to choose the healthiest foods for your meals so you can follow a …
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