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May 27, 2017

15 Facts That Seem Totally Fake But Are Actually True

Some facts just sound too good, or too bizarre, to be true. It’s funny how strange our world really is when you stop and think about it. Like, did you know there’s a Banyan tree out there that’s bigger than your average Walmart? Uhhh… what? How is that even possible? Just trust me (and my source), it is.

Here are 15 facts that seem totally fake but are actually true:

1. Alaska is the most eastern, western, and northern state in the United States

Obviously it’s the most northern state, but with the Aleutian Islands, it simultaneously becomes the most eastern and western state too. [Read more…]

New Magical Bookstore Opens Its Doors In Romania

Cărtureşti Carusel, also called “The Carousel of Light”, is a monumental XIX century edifice that was transformed into a wonderful architectural jewel. It is located at the very heart of Bucharest, on a long vibrant street, in an area with coffee shops and pubs. Surrounded by bohemian, traditional and luxury clothing stores, this bookstore will surely blend in with its innovative and elegant style.

The bookstore has 6 floors, where you can find over 10,000 books, 5,000 albums and DVDs. There is a bistro on the top floor, a multimedia space in the basement and a gallery dedicated to modern art on the first floor. This space will also host numerous cultural events and concerts. [Read more…]

72 Facts That Will Actually Teach You Something

1. Chocolate milk was invented in Ireland.
2. You can’t breathe and swallow at the same time.
3. The girlfriend of the guy who founded Match.com left him for a man she met on Match.com.
4. This is what it looks like when a star meets a black hole:

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Lance Snacks Contributing to Education with a Sweepstakes

It is stressful for parents to figure out how they will be able to pay for their child’s tuition. According to the College Board, in the last ten years, tuition has doubled for a four-year public institution. The staggering annual tuition and its additional fees can be a hassle, and Lance Snacks is here to help. Lance Snacks is celebrating its 100th year of serving the delicious and nutritious snack crackers by having the Lance Sandwich Crackers Back to School Sweepstakes.

The Lance Sandwich Crackers Back to School Sweepstakes focuses on helping children receive education at a more affordable cost. Three grand prize winners will receive $10,000 towards tuition. School supplies are also expensive, and that is why 200 runner-ups will receive a $100 Visa gift card for school gear. The last 2,000 runner-ups will receive a free Limited Edition Lance Snacks lunch bag. [Read more…]

Yale’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL) was a 1963 gift of the Beinecke family. The building was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Gordon Bunshaft of the firm of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, and is the largest building in the world reserved exclusively for the preservation of rare books and manuscripts. It is located at 121 Wall Street in the center of the Yale campus in New Haven, Connecticut, in Hewitt Quadrangle, which is more commonly referred to as “Beinecke Plaza”.

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Spread the Love: The Liverpool Book Swapping

The Edmund Wilson said once that “No Two persons ever read the same book”. If you look literally at this quote, the Edmund will be wrong thanks to the Liverpool Book Swapping. The book swap service is available at Liverpool park on the local tree that has been crafted into tiny library that allows people to exchange their books for new one they didn’t read. We think it is a great service and that there should be a lot more places like this around the globe. Enjoy in  creative British education :) [Read more…]

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places to Read Books

Mark Twain said ““In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” I am sure Mark Twain will be more than amazed with look of those beautiful libraries around the world. Today’s article combine the top 10 most beautiful old, rustic and vintage looking libraries around the world. Every one of us will be more than happy to spend just few moments reading books at those beautiful libraries… [Read more…]

The Coolest Jobs With Specific College Degrees

Do you have a dream job? Do you already considered classes you want to attend? Did you know that education is one of the key factors that will determine your future employment? The sooner you decide what do you want to do in your life the easier will be to you to select the college you will attend to. In today’s educational article we will present you some of the coolest jobs you could find with the specific college Degrees.

Culinary Trendologist – Gastronomy

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The Art Institutes Helping Future Students Succeed

The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts has combined forces to help future college students attend to one of the Art Institutes schools. The Art Institutes 2013 Poster Design Competition is reserved for high school seniors and graduates competing for scholarships. Those who are 16 years or older and is from the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico have the opportunity to enter this contest and can win up to $10,000. There are two separate categories for each type of competitor to enter: high school seniors and high school graduates.

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Wendy’s High School Heisman Award Program Finalists Determined

Finalists have been determined for the Wendys High School Heisman Award Program. This program focuses on young adults who strive for excellence in educational and athletic fields. This began in 1994 when Wendy’s wanted to promote the idea of making the dreams of the youth come true. The late founder Dave Thomas believed in more than just Wendy’s products, but the success that can come from hard work inside and outside schools. That is why Wendy’s and The Heisman Memorial Trophy work together for those pursuing higher learning.

Students involved in academic achievements as well as  extracurricular activities between high school grades 9 through 11 have qualified to enter. Twelve finalists have already been announced. The national finalists are: Avalon Frantz, Tyler Hoffman, Samuel Prakel, Zoe Alaniz, Kaitlyn Kent, Casey Pearsall, Trent Hosick, Daniel Johnson, Tyler Meidell, Jack Twomey-Kozak, Tessa Brooks, and Margaret Midkiff.  ACT (American College Testing) Inc. has collaborated and scored applicants as to who are the State Winners. A panel of judges will take over to select the award winner. Log onto www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com to learn more about the program, qualifications, judging, and other information. Best of luck to this year’s finalists. [Read more…]