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Tag: School Shooting

Harry and Meghan; Time is really nothing but an illusion; Super Seniors; Circumnavigating the world

More than 100,000 well-wishers descended on the town of Windsor to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day, where the couple tied the knot at St. George’s Chapel this morning.

A 2-year Stanford study shows the productivity boost of working from home – Inc.

Time is really nothing but an illusion, according to quantum physics – Quartz // Tell that to my aging body.

Could the DNA of these ‘super seniors’ hold the secret to healthy aging? – Globe and Mail

Vermont moves closer to creating a wholesaler program for importing drugs from CanadaStat

A Canadian-developed Ebola vaccine has arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Globe and Mail

The unplanned circumnavigated the world – Medium

Sadly, it happened again. And it’s happening at an alarming rate. Yesterday, at least 10 people were killed and another 10 were wounded in Texas school shooting. In the 93 days since a gunman killed 17 staff and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, there have been 23 more gun incidents at American schools and universities.

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May 19

1743: French physicist Jean-Pierre Christin published the design of a mercury thermometer with the centigrade scale, with 0 representing the freezing point of water and 100 its boiling point.

1845: Captain Sir John Franklin and his ill-fated Arctic expedition departed from Greenhithe, England. 129 men would die on the expedition.

1911: Parks Canada, the world’s first national park service, is established.

Enjoy the long weekend.

March for Our Lives – A nationwide demonstration organized by survivors of Parkland, Florida school shooting takes place on Sunday

Your Guide to March for Our Lives Rallies From New York to L.A. – Time Magazine:

More than 500,000 people — in major cities like New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Portland — are expected to march in solidarity with the Florida shooting survivors to advocate for gun control and school safety.

Following the shooting — now the deadliest high school shooting in the country — the students from Parkland, along with students around the country, have been taking action: Visiting statehouses to demand legislative action, staging walkouts, and organizing marches.

 

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