High School Sport Builds Robots / Annular Eclipse Timelapse / Italian Wine Tips

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Meet the high school sport that builds robots — and the next generation of engineers. Say hello to the Space Cookies, aka FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1868, a Girl Scout troop that builds tournament robots. @theLAJohnson @MindShiftKQED

Annular Solar Eclipse Time-Lapse Ring of Fire!! If you missed the total annular eclipse on Saturday, Oct 14, 2023, here is what it looked like. @KennethBrandon

Five Italian Red Wines You Must Try – Full confession, I am a wino. I know a lot about wine, but I have a lot more to learn about Italian wines that seem to be the most complicated. @WineFolly


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Cartoons about A. I. Use in Families and Schools – Challenge your kids to create a cartoon about AI. @LarryCuban



A Concrete Crisis Has the UK Literally Crumbling. Hundreds of schools, hospitals, and other public buildings made from RAAC, a cheap, lightweight concrete, have to close—the victims of quick fixes and decades of cost-cutting. @SabrinaMWeiss @WIRED



Parents, stop asking kids, ‘How was your day?’ — 10 tips to really get them talking. Start by scrolling to the end to see the ten questions you might ask. @Vavabooom @nypost

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