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Image Cancer Dream Teams: Road to a Cure? |...

Cancer Dream Teams: Road to a Cure? | Scientists used to think they knew a lot about how cancer works, and they do. But only over the last couple of years, led by major advances in #genomics, have they been able to truly understand the biological workings of this leading killer. And the knowledge has been both helpful and humbling. Cancer, it turns out, is way more complex than many scientists imagined. #medicine #covers #science #health #cancer #knowledgefix #biology

   

Image 10 things you need to know today: March 14,...

10 things you need to know today: March 14, 2013 | Pope Francis gets to work, Obama takes his charm offensive to Capitol Hill, and more, By Harold Maass | #news #currentaffairs #ir #politics #society #knowledgefix

   

Image How Many Languages is it Possible to Know? |...

How Many Languages is it Possible to Know? | Michael Erard, in his fascinating book Babel No More, travels around the world in search of hyperpolyglots, people who study and learn large numbers of languages. He sheds light on the secrets of their success, and explains why it can be hard to put an exact number on language knowledge. #languages #research #books #justlearned #knowledgefix #education

   

Image Nicolaus Copernicus | He broke open the...

Nicolaus Copernicus | He broke open the medieval idea of an enclosed, Earth-centered universe. He set the stage for all of modern astronomy. His book – De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres) – just before his death in 1543, set the stage for all of modern astronomy. He set that the sun was at the centre of the solar system. #science #space #history #astronomy #maps #justlearned #knowledgefix

   

Image What can and can't I bring with me to attend...

What can and can't I bring with me to attend the inauguration ceremony? Many items are prohibited at inauguration events and on Metro -- including balloons and coolers. Here's what you can and can't bring with you, along with our top 10 things you must know before heading out. (Photo by minauehara | Instagram). #history #politics #inauguration2013 #trivia #USpolitics

   

Image Invitation to the January 20, 2009,...

Invitation to the January 20, 2009, inauguration of President Barack Obama. #history #documents #inauguration2013 #USpolitics

   

Image Spaceport America: #Space Tourism Launch...

Spaceport America: #Space Tourism Launch Site | Sky High Groundbreaking: New Mexico's Spaceport America. #science #travel

   

Image 8 Government Conspiracy Theories (And How...

8 Government Conspiracy Theories (And How They Could Be Right) | Mental Floss | Grab your tinfoil hats. It’s time to get paranoid. #knowledgefix #justlearned #government #entertainment #history

   

Video Image Michio Kaku: Big Think Interview -...

Michio Kaku: Big Think Interview - #sciencetv #knowledgetv #science #engineering #physics #talks #interviews

   

Video Image The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World...

The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World #History 24 - #Knowledgetv #historytv #courses

   

Image Beautiful and Dramatic Thunderhead Clouds -...

Beautiful and Dramatic Thunderhead Clouds - My Modern Metropolis | Called cumulonimbus or thunderheads, they're the most dramatic looking clouds with their tall and imposing shape. They grow vertically instead of horizontally, forming into dense towers that can reach 20,000 feet, though they've also been known to go as high as 75,000 feet. (In comparison, cruising altitude for commercial airliners is 30,000 feet.) #geography #Science #Photography #Knowledgefix #justlearned

   

Image How to Create Your Own Papercraft Bookmobile...

How to Create Your Own Papercraft Bookmobile by Tiffany Cole| #Books #Design #funknowledge #Knowledgefix

   

Image 22 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Restore...

22 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity | Bored Panda | #living #knowledgefix #justlearned #Causes

   

Image Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth From...

Stunning Satellite Photos of Earth From Outer Space - My Modern Metropolis | Landsat 5, a satellite that observed our planet for more than 29 years in #space. It orbited #Earth more than 150,000 times, capturing more than 2.5 million images of our world's terrain. #knowledgefix #science #photography #maps #nature

   

Image Engineer petitions White House to conduct a...

Engineer petitions White House to conduct a feasibility study on building the Starship Enterprise | #science #Knowledgeifx #Justlearned #Space

   

Image Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings...

Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States Posted by Ezra Klein. #Society #law #Justlearned #Knowledgetv #facts

   

Image Lincoln's Pocket Watch Reveals Long-Hidden...

Lincoln's Pocket Watch Reveals Long-Hidden Message | The Smithsonian opens one of its prized artifacts and a story unfolds. By Beth Py-Lieberman. #History #Archaeology #Knowledgefix #Justlearned

   

Image Photos of the World’s Oldest Living Things...

Photos of the World’s Oldest Living Things | #Science & #Nature | #Smithsonian Magazine. The Glencoe baobab, located in Limpopo Province, South Africa, is one of the stoutest trees in the world—its trunk was 154 feet around before being split in two by lightning in 2009. The dates “1893” and “1896,” carved into its trunk, merely hint at its age: it is an estimated 2,000 years old. #History #Justlearned #Knowledgetv

   

Image Christmas Time Around The World - In Focus -...

Christmas Time Around The World - In Focus - The Atlantic | #history. #Christmas #knowledgefix #Justlearned #Living

   

Image Christmas Time Around The World - In Focus -...

Christmas Time Around The World - In Focus - The Atlantic | #history. #Christmas #knowledgefix #Justlearned #Living

   

Image Christmas Time Around The World - In Focus -...

Christmas Time Around The World - In Focus - The Atlantic | There are only a few days left until #Christmas, and Santa Claus and his many helpers have been busy around the globe. From London to Tokyo, from the Ivory Coast to Los Angeles, people are out enjoying the winter weather, shopping for loved ones, visiting Santa, and taking part in pageants in anticipation of the big day. #history. #Christmas #knowledgefix #Justlearned #Living

   

Image Wrappers' Delight: A Brief History of...

Wrappers' Delight: A Brief History of Wrapping Paper | Disguising presents with decorative sheets of paper is, like so many other things, an accident of #history. #Christmas #knowledgefix #Justlearned #Living

   

Image Gift Giving Traditions Around the World -...

Gift Giving Traditions Around the World - Interactive #Infographics #Christmas #2012 #Knowledgefix #Justlearned

   

Video Image I Didn't Know That - How Christmas Trees Are...

I Didn't Know That - How Christmas Trees Are Made - #natureTV #nature #christmas #Knowledgetv

   

Image Bryce Canyon Amphitheater at Bryce Canyon...

Bryce Canyon Amphitheater at Bryce Canyon National Park on September 21, 2011 in Utah. #Space #Knowledgefix #Justlearned #Photography

   

Image Runner-Up: Malala Yousafzai | TIME’s...

Runner-Up: Malala Yousafzai | TIME’s Person of the Year Issue: Cover Gallery | TIME.com. #KnowledgeFix #Whatshot #History #2012

   

Video Image Iris Bohnet on Gender Gaps in the Workplace...

Iris Bohnet on Gender Gaps in the Workplace - Behavioral economist Iris Bohnet studies gender gaps in economic opportunity and how these and related issues affect the workings of governments, economies, organizations, and individual interactions. Bohnet is a professor of public policy, the director of the Women and Public Policy Program, and the new Academic Dean of HKS. #ResearchTV #research #Socialsciencesresearch #business #interviewtv #Knowledgetv

   

Image Photos of Makeshift Soccer Balls Used by...

Photos of Makeshift Soccer Balls Used by Children in Africa by Michael Zhang. #Soccer, known as #football around the world, however a large percentage of its enthusiasts are unable to afford actual soccer balls to play with. Instead, they #fashion their own makeshift balls out of things they have on hand — things like socks, rubber bands, plastic bags, strips of cloth, and string. #Creativity #Sports #KnowledgeFix #WhatsHot

   

Image Food and Drink Advice for Bill Clinont, If...

Food and Drink Advice for Bill Clinont, If He Moves to Ireland. Bubba, Meet Blarney: A Guide to Eating and Drinking in Ireland. #Food #Travel #Ireland #BillClinton BonAppetit. #KnowledgeFix #WhatsHot

   

Video Image Holiday Brunch-Easy and Elegant #Christmas...

Holiday Brunch-Easy and Elegant #Christmas Breakfast-Allrecipes - #2012 KnowledgeFix #WhatsHot #Food #Recipes #Breakfast #foodtv #knowledgetv

   

Image Five reasons to believe in the Mayan...

Five reasons to believe in the Mayan doomsday | According to the ancient Maya, the world is going to end on December 21 #2012. 1. North Koreans have released photos of a successful rocket launch into space. 2. UFO sightings are up, only in parts of America populated by drug-addled hippies.3. Everybody’s got Great Ark fever. 4. NASA has denied that the Armageddon is coming, which makes me suspect that it almost certainly is. 5. Right now an enormous asteroid is flying terrifyingly close to Earth.

   

Image 2012 Person of the Year: Barack Obama, the...

2012 Person of the Year: Barack Obama, the President | Twenty-seven years after driving from New York City to Chicago in a $2,000 Honda Civic for a job that probably wouldn’t amount to much, Barack #Obama, in better shape but with grayer hair, stood in the presidential suite on the top floor of the Fairmont Millennium Park hotel as flat screens announced his re-election as #President of the United States. #KnowledgeFix #Whatshot #History #2012

   

Image The Elephant Tree Arch, they are made out of...

The Elephant Tree Arch, they are made out of wood. Its in Garden Folly. Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Traditionally, two species were known, the African elephant and the Asian elephant. (Wikipedia) #Whereisthis? #Interresting #IseethereforeIknow

   

Video Image Why is there a "b" in doubt? - Gina Cooke -...

Why is there a "b" in doubt? - Gina Cooke - #KnowledgeTV #KnowledgeFix #English #Language

   

Image Prehistoric humans cared for the sick and...

Prehistoric humans cared for the sick and disabled | A Blog About History - History News | he case that led Lorna Tilley and Marc Oxenham of Australian National University in Canberra to this idea is that of a profoundly ill young man who lived 4,000 years ago in what is now northern Vietnam and was buried, as were others in his culture, at a site known as Man Bac.#History #Knowledgefix #caring #Disability

   

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