Kahoot! Reaches 1 Billion Players

Kahoot!, the global game-based learning platform, today announced that it has reached 1 billion cumulative participating players since its launch, making it one of the fastest growing learning brands in the world.

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HL Tech: The Best Laptop Computers for College Students in 2016

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For students entering college, a laptop computer is no longer a luxury. In today's mobile world, students will fare best with a laptop that's small enough for travel, but powerful enough to handle the tasks associated with high-level academics. Two considerations - budget and durability - remain important for consumers to determine which computer will survive four years of dorm life.

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The Sound of Change: Sennheiser and DJ Luciano release a limited edition MOMENTUM On-Ear bundle for charity

Old Lyme, Conn., December 15, 2014 – Audio specialist Sennheiser is launching a special limited-edition MOMENTUM On-Ear bundle in support of DJ Luciano's One Coin For Life charity, which is featured in a Sennheiser film as part of the 'What's Your MOMENTUM?' project. In addition to a pair of MOMENTUM On-Ear headphones in red, the bundle includes ten tracks by Luciano, with a contribution from every pair sold going to the DJ's charitable foundation.

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Epson’s MegaPlex Portable Projector Review – Experience Cinema Under the Stars

It’s official! I’ve found my favorite gadget of this season: the Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD All-in-One Projector, Speaker, and Apple-Device Dock Combo that facilitates big screen viewing virtually anywhere. This haute high-tech toy offers crystal-clear portable projection and audio both indoors and out.

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  • 20th Century Women Review – Annette Bening and Friends Come of Age in This OSCAR Worthy Drama

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    20th Century Women, from A24 and Annapurna Pictures, brings to the screen the days, times, seasons, and events of an eclectic, mixed generation, group of wanderers in Santa Barbara, California in the late 1970’s as life, love and freedom are moments away.

     
  • World News: After Daesh, an Islamic State 2.0

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    The death of the Caliph Abu Bakr El-Baghdadi marks the end of the Islamic State in its territorial version identified. But this disappearance does not announce the appearance of a new state defeated by geographical ties in favor of a sprawling spread?

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Pence/Netanyahu; Flynn Fallout; France/UK; Pakistan; Russia; WTC Sheikh; Jane Roe

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    President Trump suffered the thrill of victory with renewed Israeli relations and the agony of defeat with a key resignation this week as he continued to fumble his way through the first month of his presidency.

     
  • Celebrity Real Estate News: Nashville Mansion, Formerly Owned by Barbara Mandrell, Available for Solar Eclipse Viewing

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    Starting TODAY Booking.com travelers can reserve a room at an incredible Nashville mansion, previously owned by Country Hall of Famer Barbara Mandrell - for a last minute trip to see the eclipse from the path of totality.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Trickledown Agenda; Students/Journos Murdered; Flint; Killer Winter Storm

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    President Barack Obama met this week, for last time as he embarks on his end of term duties, with America's Mayors hoping to motivate them to see beyond the chronic challenges that may not present solutions under their term.

     
  • High Strung Free Dance Review – World Class, High Energy, Electric Performances

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    High Strung Free Dance, from Endeavor Content and Atlas Distribution Company, presents the story of two young arts professionals in New York City, pursuing their creative dreams while working day jobs, hustling to live and make it.

     
  • Helsinki Pocket Guide Travel Book Review – The Perfect Travel Companion

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    Helsinki Pocket Guide, from Insight Guides, provides travelers a compact handbook with stunning photos, a pullout map, and a perfect day itinerary to ensure the visit to Finland's capital city is filled with all that Helsinki offers.

     
  • Pacific Opera Project takes on Shakespeare and Verdi in a Cemetery with Falstaf

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    This September, Pacific Opera Project (POP) continues its successful run of presenting engaging productions in unique venues across Los Angeles with Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff, presented outdoors at the top of Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Museum Plaza) in Glendale.  

  • Beltway Insider: Obama/State of Terror; Thailand Attacks; Germany Policy; Milwaukee; Rio Unites World; DEA Says No

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    President Obama spoke in depth during a recent press conference addressing the State of the Terror Dismantle and Destroying campaign waged along with sixty-six nation coalition focusing on the ultimate destruction of the Islamic State Regime.

     
  • Hey, You're That Guy: Actor, Comedian John Ennis

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    Hollywood has launched a thousand careers, and among them are the many extremely talented character actors and comedians we’ve watched for years and whose nuanced performances knock us on our asses every time we see them. Just the sight of them elicits responses like, “Hey, I love that guy! Wasn't he in that one movie? You know the one. What is that guy's name?”

     
  • World News: Iran State News Claims 80 Americans Dead; US Counters with Zero American Casualties

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    The feared Iranian response to the targeted killing of Qassem Soleimani, the powerful head of Iran's Quds Force, has passed with hardly a whimper. Dozens of missiles were fired at an America base in Iraq with no casualties.

     
  • President of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness Explains COVID Concerns on Reopening Schools

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    Every school year, children catch illnesses at school, and so do teachers and parents. Occasionally an outbreak causes schools to close for a time, say during a flu epidemic that is causing a lot of absenteeism.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama Post Presidency Legacy; 2015 Top Misses; Election 2016; Farkhunda Malikzada

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    President Barack Obama began his two terms as America's first African American President, on a cold day in January 2009, reciting the oath of office to a record crowd swelling as both parties, paused and had the audacity to hope.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Pence Build Legal Teams; Congressman Shot; Grenfell Towers; Navy Destroyer Collision

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    President Donald Trump has hired an additional legal counsel, and signally concern Vice President Michael Pence has also hired an attorney, to assist and guide them through the burgeoning Russia scandal and its subsequent legal challenges and proceedings.

     
  • Tech News: 22 Big Tech Brands Ranked from First to Worst

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    When you hear the name of a popular tech brand, you’ll naturally have a gut reaction. Perhaps you love Sony’s game consoles, but can’t stand its headphones. Or maybe you buy Samsung exclusively, whether it’s a smartphone, tablet or refrigerator.