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Costa Concordia salvage: Divers to refloat the capsized cruise ship

For twenty months, the once luxurious Costa Concordia cruise ship has been lying in saltwater, waiting for divers to arrive and refloat the massive structure. The Costa Concordia salvage effort is on an unprecedented scale, and righting the banked ship …

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Avengers 2 features Marvel supervillain Ultron, while real world artificial intelligence Kirobo reaches for the stars

On August 29, 2013, Marvel announced that its supervillain for Avengers 2, Ultron, would be played by former brat-pack member James Spader. The actor has played some parts that require a sinister bent, so while some fans were surprised by …

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Falling behind in classes? How to ask your teacher for a study guide, tutor or mentor

Feel like you’re falling behind in class? Are you just not getting the subject matter? Is it difficult to juggle class and a part-time job? If so, the important thing to remember is that it’s easy to ask teachers for …

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How to research great literature books and articles using Questia

When you hear the words “great literature,” what books come to mind? To Kill A Mockingbird? Huckleberry Finn? Call of the Wild? The Grapes of Wrath? The Red Badge of Courage? Or perhaps you were introduced to more recent fare; …

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Bradley Manning WikiLeaks case sentencing hearing set for today

The Bradley Manning WikiLeaks case enters the sentencing phase next week. The defense team for U.S. Army private Manning will present evidence today, Monday, August 12, 2013. Private Manning will make a statement to the court the following Wednesday. The …

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How to debate your view when writing a research paper

Research paper topics assigned by your instructor often require you to argue an issue that you personally support. When writing a research paper that presents an argument you believe in you will want to know how to debate and present …

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Federal student loan changes. What are your choices?

Borrowers of student loans can’t seem to catch a break. As of July 1, 2013, the interest rate for the Federal Stafford Loan to help pay for college has doubled. In addition, the Budget Control Act of 2011, also known …

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How to research a history of technology articles and books using Questia

What do the Internet, the iPhone, the printing press, the wheel, and the automobile all have in common? They are pivotal inventions in the history of technology; inventions that catapulted forward the way humanity interacts with itself and surrounding environment. …

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History of Government Books and Academic Articles on Questia – where to begin your research

Undergraduates studying political science and/or law might want to take advantage of Questia’s archive of government books and articles. Back on March 7, we posted how to conduct quantitative research and in a time when Congress and the President continue to …

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Doorway of Books

When it comes to books, there is always a doorway.

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