Google’s new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation

When Google launched its “Be Internet Awesome” curriculum for educators a couple of years ago, it focused its efforts on teaching children about online safety. This year, however, the company is adding a new component to its campaign: media literacy. Developed in partnership with the Net Safety Collaborative, the new program includes play-to-learn activities that […]

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Fast delivery may negate the environmental benefits of online shopping

The demand for local warehouses to speed up those orders also has an effect, Carnegie Mellon’s Costa Samaras said. Those buildings need power, heat and cooling, and that means more emissions. This doesn’t mean you’ll have to permanently settle on slow deliveries if you want to be kind to the planet, but it may be […]

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Curiosity’s Discovery Of Gas Levels On Mars Raises Hopes For Life

Much has been opined about the possibility of life on Mars. The rovers that have been sent up there so far have yet to send back data that conclusively determines that there was life on Mars at any point since the planet’s existence. However, a recent discovery of methane gas has hinted at the possibility […]

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