America COMPETES

Both Will

Richardson


and Andrew

Pass

blogged about tonight's conversation with Senator Lamar Alexander regarding

the proposed America COMPETES legislation. I will be participating in that

conference call too. FYI, here's the complete list of 'edubloggers' who are participating:

  • D-Ed Reckoning
  • Dangerously
  • Irrelevant

  • Education News
  • edexcellence.net
  • Pass-ed.com
  • Right Wing Nation
  • This Week in
  • Education

  • Weblogg-ed
  • Scientists claim the Bible is written in code that predicts future events

    The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.

    Michael Drosnin
    Surprising Science
    • Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
    • The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
    • Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
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    A dark matter hurricane is crashing into Earth

    Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."

    Surprising Science
    • A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
    • It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
    • Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
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    Orangutans exhibit awareness of the past

    Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club

    (Eugene Sim/Shutterstock)
    Surprising Science
    • Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
    • It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
    • This ability may come from a common ancestor
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