Monthly Archives: February 2017

English @ the Movies: ‘Hitting Rock Bottom’ – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

Our saying today on English @ the Movies is “hitting rock bottom.” It comes from the animated film “Sing.” It is about animals who want to sing and a theater owner trying to save his business. Do you know what … Continue reading

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Google Reports Progress in Bringing Internet Service to Rural Areas – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

The owner of technology company Google has reported progress in its plan to offer Internet service to rural areas around the world. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, calls the plan “Project Loon.” Its goal is to increase access to the billions … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Way to Reduce Methane from Cows – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

Scientists in Mexico say they may have found a way to cut production of methane, a gas linked to rising temperatures on the Earth’s surface. The scientists say their method may help reduce the methane released by cows, one of … Continue reading

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Malaysia: VX Nerve Agent Killed North Korea’s Kim – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

Malaysian police say the nerve agent VX was used to kill the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Investigators found traces of the poison on Kim Jong Nam’s eyes and face, police announced Friday. Kim was killed February … Continue reading

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Campus chill – The Hindu (Feb 24, 2017)

Campus chill – The Hindu (Feb 24, 2017) A very uneasy calm was restored to the Delhi University’s North campus by Thursday, with anxiety still gripping colleges and hostels after two days of violence. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This … Continue reading

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