Was the Albany Movement a Successful Civil Rights Demonstration?

The Albany Movement begins in the middle of 1961. The people of the city of Albany, like many Americans throughout the South, have grown increasingly impatient with segregation, increasingly impatient with the pace of change. Particularly in Albany, the young people who are inspired by the changes that have been occurring throughout the South. Specific […]

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Attack of the Brain-Eating Killer Songbirds

[ intro ] Brain-eating zombies don’t exist. The dead don’t hunger for brains. The living, however, are another story. If you were feeling disappointed at the lack of prospects for a zombie apocalypse, well, you can still look forward to the brain-eating, killer songbird apocalypse. Yes, I said brain-eating, killer songbirds. In a remarkable example […]

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Breaking Into a Smart Home With A Laser – Smarter Every Day 229

(Smart Lock Opening) (Smart Lock Dingsl) – [Destin] It just worked. – [Ben] Yep. – Alexa, Okay Google, Hey Siri, set a reminder to subscribe to Smarter Every Day. You have a microphone listening to you in the room right now, what I just did probably worked to a small percentage of you. That is […]

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EduTECH 2019 Teacher Demonstration: Working together with Office Online

– I’m a curriculum head of department there and mainly sort of in the technologies area, but I’m also a maths science teacher. Got a headphone issue? Also maths science teacher and I’m also part of the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert program. So not a paid gig today, I’m just here volunteering. If you wanna […]

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Why Can the Same Drug Treat Heart Attacks and Anxiety?

Beta blockers are a class of medications prescribed for a few different reasons — mainly heart conditions and anxiety. But how does a drug that treats heart failure also help with anxiety? Well, when it comes down to it, the symptoms of heart failure and the physical anxiety response aren’t so different. The beta in […]

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