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BrainGate 2 implants allow paralyzed Cleveland veteran to move limb

March 30, 2017

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland has an article about how an experimental implants called BrianGate2 helps Bill Kochevar to move his limb again. Mr. Kochevar suffered a major spinal cord injury in a 2006 bike accident.

Read the whole story at http://amp.cleveland.com/v1/articles/20398192/braingate2_implants_allow_paralyzed_cleveland_veteran.amp

Ashton Cofer: A young inventor’s plan to recycle Styrofoam

March 29, 2017

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From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled. Frustrated by this waste of resources and landfill space, Ashton Cofer and his science fair teammates developed a heating treatment to break down used Styrofoam into something useful. Check out their original design, which won both the FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award and the Scientific American Innovator Award from Google Science Fair.

Take Part in Good Deeds Day on April 2, 2017!

March 28, 2017

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Random Acts of Kindness club aims to lift students’ spirits

March 27, 2017

An article from The Ithacan reported how a group of students at the Ithaca College keeping the other students in high spirit to study for the mid-terms. The tool they used were Post-it notes that read, “You deserve to have a good day,” “Love yourself” and “You’re awesome.” Then they hid the notes in books and shelves around the library.

Read the story at https://theithacan.org/life-culture/__trashed-5/

Sunday Travel – Yinlianzhui and Huangguoshu Waterfalls in China

March 26, 2017

Yinlianzhui Waterfall near Anshun, Guizhou Province, China

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Below is Huangguoshu Waterfall, it is one of the largest waterfalls in China and East Asia on the Baishui River in Anshun, Guizhou province. It is 77.8 m (255 ft) high and 101 m (331 ft) wide. The main waterfall is 67 m (220 ft) high and 83.3 m (273 ft) wide.

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Saturday Art – Six Amazing Pop-Up Paper Sculptures

March 25, 2017

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Friday Entertainment – Perpetuum Jazzile – True Colors

March 24, 2017

YouTube video Perpetuum Jazzile

The Story of Chocolate

March 23, 2017

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Words of Wisdom by Confucius

March 22, 2017

YouTube video I Quote U

How Solar Panels Work In 60 Seconds

March 21, 2017

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