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How to Say Hello in Italian: 6 Common Greetings

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jun 12, 2019 8:00:00 PM

General Education

Do you want to learn Italian or are you planning a vacation in Italy? Va bene!

In this article, I’ll teach you some basic words to start introducing yourself in Italian.

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How to Say Hello in 30 Different Languages

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jun 9, 2019 4:00:00 PM

General Education

It’s estimated that there are anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 different language dialects currently spoken around the world.

If you’re a world traveler or just interested in other cultures, you might be interested in learning to say hello in different languages. While we won’t cover all 5,000 here, we will teach you how to greet people in 60 different ways.

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The 10 Best Culinary Schools in the US

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jun 8, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

If you want a career as a chef, just trying out new recipes at home isn’t going to cut it. You’ll need to hone your skills through education, experience, or both.

One of the ways to become a chef is by attending culinary school. In this article, we’ll outline what culinary schools are, who should attend them, and provide a list of the ten best culinary schools for prospective chefs.

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Whose or Who's? 3 Tips for Remembering the Difference

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jun 4, 2019 2:00:00 PM

General Education

Who’s and whose both come from the pronoun who. While both words sound the same, they have very different meanings. These homophones can be tricky for even the most seasoned writers.

In this article, we’ll discuss whose vs who’s, explain when to use whose or who’s, and give you tricks for remembering proper usage.

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The 14 Easiest Majors for Your Bachelor's Degree

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jun 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

Before we jump into this list of the easiest college degrees, let’s get one thing straight: there’s no such thing as an easy bachelor’s degree. Whatever degree you choose to pursue, you’ll have to work really hard to complete it.

With that caveat out of the way, this article outlines the easiest majors, why they’re easy, and what your career outlook will look like if you choose one of these college degrees.

 

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Do You Need a Teaching Degree to Be a Teacher?

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jun 1, 2019 5:00:00 PM

General Education

If you have a goal of becoming a K-12 teacher, there are a number of ways to become licensed. Depending on where and what you want to teach, you can pursue a degree from an approved teacher education program or a means of alternative certification.

In this article, we’ll cover how and where you can get a teaching degree, as well as which type of certification is best for your situation.

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The True Story of David Ghantt and the Loomis Fargo Heist

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jun 1, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

On the evening of October 4, 1997, one man loaded $17.3 million in cash from the vaults of Loomis, Fargo & Co. into the back of a van. When he was done, the man drove off to a nearby printing press, where the money was distributed into private vehicles amongst a handful of people.

Pocketing $50,000 for himself, that man, named David Ghantt, hopped into a car of his own and headed towards Mexico.

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Who Was Ida Lewis, Lime Rock Lighthouse Keeper?

Posted by Hayley Milliman | May 13, 2019 4:00:00 PM

General Education

On March 29, 1869, two soldiers and a young boy pushed a small boat into the icy waters of Newport Harbor.

The soldiers needed passage to the nearby Fort Adams and the boy told them he knew how to navigate the turbulent waters of the harbor quickly and safely. The trio hadn’t been at sea for very long when a snowstorm descended upon Rhode Island.

The waves became more and more choppy and soon, the boat overturned. The boy was quickly lost, succumbing to the freezing waters. The soldiers managed to grab hold of the upside down boat and clung to it, helplessly.

From the shore, a twelve-year-old girl saw the capsized boat and knew immediately what she needed to do. Running to her own boat without pausing to put on her coat or shoes, the girl rushed into the dangerous harbor and rowed towards the dying men.

That girl was Ida Lewis.

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What Is a Perfect Square?

Posted by Hayley Milliman | May 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM

General Education

What is a perfect square? How do you know if a number is a perfect square?

In this article, we’ll define perfect squares, provide a list of the first 25 perfect squares (and the integers that make them up), and teach you how to tell if a number is a perfect square. 

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The Complete History of Hip Hop

Posted by Hayley Milliman | May 9, 2019 4:00:00 PM

General Education

Although widely synonymous with rap music today, hip-hop actually got its start as a full-on cultural movement in the 1970s. For the first few decades that the term was around, hip-hop wasn’t just about music: it also referred to art, style, dance, and philosophy.

In this article, we cover the full history of hip hop dance and music and include a helpful hip hop history timeline for reference.

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The 4 Graph Quadrants: Definition and Examples

Posted by Hayley Milliman | May 8, 2019 5:00:00 PM

General Education

The Cartesian plane (or the x-y plane) is a two-line graph on which you plot ordered pairs. The two intersecting lines of the Cartesian plane make four distinct graph quadrants.

In this article, we’ll discuss what graph quadrants are, how to manipulate data points on graph quadrants, and walk through some sample graph quadrant problems.

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How to Calculate Acceleration: The 3 Formulas You Need

Posted by Hayley Milliman | May 2, 2019 1:00:00 PM

General Education

"Whoa, you really went from zero to sixty there!"

Have you ever heard someone use the idiom "zero to sixty" like I did in the above example? When someone says something went from "zero to sixty," they’re really saying that things accelerated very quickly. Acceleration is the amount by which the velocity of something changes over a set period of time.

In this article, we’ll be talking all about acceleration: what it is and how to calculate it. Buckle up!

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How Does the Cell Membrane Function?

Posted by Hayley Milliman | May 1, 2019 2:00:00 PM

General Education

All living things are made of cells and all cells have different parts that perform specific functions. One of the parts present in every cell is called the cell membrane.

In this article, we’ll discuss the cell membrane structure and function, answering the questions “what does the cell membrane do?” and “why is the cell membrane important?”

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How to Balance Chemical Equations: 3 Simple Steps

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Apr 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM

General Education

A chemical equation tells you what happens during a chemical reaction. A balanced chemical equation has the correct number of reactants and products to satisfy the Law of Conservation of Mass.

In this article, we’ll talk about what a chemical equation is, how to balance chemical equations, and give you some examples to aid in your balancing chemical equations practice.

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Photosynthesis Equation: What Is It? How Does It Work?

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Apr 3, 2019 12:00:00 PM

General Education

The word photosynthesis comes from two Greek words: photo, meaning “light”, and synthesis, meaning “put together.” Looking at that those two roots, we have a good idea of what happens during the chemical process of photosynthesis: plants put together water and carbon dioxide with light to create glucose and oxygen.

In this article, we’ll break down what photosynthesis is, why photosynthesis is important, and discuss the chemical equation for photosynthesis: what it is and what each part of it means.

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