Astronomy – subject that has changed the world

We live in the modern world where different technologies satisfy our needs. It is an era of science, technology and information. You can get information about everything that you want. You are allowed to know everything that you can see around you. How it works, who invented it, what materials are used in manufacturing. Let’s review the ancient times, when sciences just started their development. We know that the figure of the Earth it is more like a sphere and we know that it is round, but people believed that it is square and you can fall out. Nevertheless, Pythagoras was watching the sky and its stars, moon, sun and other cosmic bodies, with a naked eye.

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Peoples always had an attraction to space. Astronomy was developing greatly in Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Mesopotamia and India. Lack of tools led to wrong perception of the world and the Earth was believed to be the center of universe. With development of astronomy we know how huge universe is and there still a lot of things that we have to discover.

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TV Shows of Home Box Office

Beginning from the previous century television network has developed greatly. Nowadays almost in every house you will find a TV set. It is one of the most favorite ways how people prefer to spend their free time. HBO one of the most popular and the oldest American satellite and cable television network.

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With the help of viewers here are collected favorite their TV Shows for the whole time of HBO existence.  Some of them you may have already watched or heard about them, but you will definitely find a couple of them that will attract your attention.

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Dreams of acting in a film are real

Dream for the most of the students is to stay in front of the camera and act. Play in your favorite movie with different Hollywood stars and actors is really awesome. But to make this dream come true you have to do the best you can. A lot of actors and actresses work really hard to stand on the same stage with the most prominent movie stars.

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Even Leonardo DiCaprio. He is one of the best movie actors but only recently he has won Oscar. But do not be afraid. Be hardworking and confident in your success and you will reach your goals.

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9 Myths about Best Colleges in the US

There are approximately 150 countries in the world that are worth visiting. Augustine of Hippo said: “The world is a book and those, who do not travel read only one page”, and he was right. One of the best ways to see the world, or at least, one country is the education abroad.

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A lot of students, who are looking for qualitative and prosperous higher education, consider the USA as a destination point. There are a lot of top universities in the United States, and they offer grants and scholarships for international students. However, they have certain concerns about such choice because of numerous myths, which circle in the society. Today, we want to dispel beliefs about student’s life in top educational institutions in the US, and colleges in Boston and Massachusetts in particular.

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What Netflix is?

Have you heard of binge-watching? It`s the term used for watching a lot of series in a row. It was originated in the 1980s. This phrase became popular when some TV-channels started to broadcast series in marathon session. This means lots of people became just stoke to TV-sets, as “Friends” or “Sex and the City” made them really interested in watching all the series which were freely shown.

pexels-photo-30111-large Netflix is the American Internet provider that releases TV-series in blocks. And with its creation the binge-watching has become even more popular. People just forget about their obligations and dive into the world of their favorite series. Both adults and teenagers are addicted to this. Especially Netflix is a great enemy for college students.

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What is a Pokémon GO?

App for smartphone that has become number 1 in the whole world is Pokémon GO! Everyone knows Pokémons or at least heard about them. They were very popular in the 90’s and now they have come back. Millions of people has already installed it and they are trying to catch as many Pokémons as they can. The main feature of this app is that you have to walk in real life to move in game. It is based on GPS location and map of your city. While you are walking around you can find different Pokémons in different areas of the city.

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The main task of everyone is to catch all the Pokémons and take care of them. You can also breed them. You can acquire an egg with a Pokémon, but, you have to cover some distance to make it hatch. There are also Poké Stops. They are places in your city where you can get valuable goods for the game. They are often different landmarks, monuments, buildings and other meaningful places.

All information that is mentioned about will help you understand how application for smartphone can help students with studying.

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Students participating in 2016 Olympics Rio

2016 Olympic Games take part in a beautiful city of Rio. 206 countries are represented there. A lot of professional sportsmen and women came there to show their skills and good shape. There`s the saying, “A sound mind, in a sound body.” Nowadays students are good not only in studying but in doing sports as well. This helps them to stay strong both physically and mentally, it develops and encourages their talents. So you can meet lots of students participating in the Olympic Games as well. They are the representatives of different countries but let`s talk about Americans. So which universities can be proud of their students?

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USC is one of the leaders as lots of its former, present and even future students every time take part in Olympic Games. Students will compete for the USA and 20 other countries in general. The representatives of USC will compete in swimming, water polo, volleyball, golf, basketball, tennis and other kinds of sport. This university can be proud of own students as they not only take part in Games but always win lots of medals.

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10 Quick Tips about Online Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

Nelson Mandela.

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Ths is probably one of the most popular education quotes, as it motivates people to study if not for world changes, then for self-development for sure. They realize that higher education is essential for prospective jobs, and strive to find convenient ways of studying.

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7 Best Blogs to Follow about Education World

Blogging is extremely popular nowadays. People write about their life, express their thought, communicate ideas and encourage others to follow them. However, this fun activity can also be used for educational purposes, as one of the most famous education quotes of Isaac Asimov says: “Self-education, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.”

Blogging is powerful teaching weapon as it is both entertaining and useful to read informative blogs. One can get the latest news in technology, science, politics, read about innovative methods of studying and teaching, broader his or her outlook with recommendations of successful people. Here you can find top-7 blogs that are worth time, which you spend on their reading.

#1. MINDSHIFT

Technologies break into our lives and change the way, in which we learn, work and communicate. This blog highlights the most important issues in culture, technology, and education world, tells about a breakthrough in learning methods and interesting research in technology. MindShift is curated by a journalist and mother of grade-schooler – Tina Barseghian.

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What will Community College be Like in 100 Years?

The system of education in college was roughly the same for last 100 years: students listened to lectures, did exercises, wrote papers, took tests, got grades, graduated and found a job. However, nowadays the number of educated people grows, but the number of those, who can find the job is getting smaller. Students of high school start asking the question whether they need go to college at all?

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