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academy

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Girl Geek Academy wants to teach one million girls to code

A new initiative aims to teach women how to create apps and launch their own startups, with the aim to reach one million people by 2025.

By 10 July 2014

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Return to Jedi Academy in Jeffrey Brown's new 'Star Wars' book

It ain't easy being a Jedi, especially when dealing with lightsaber-wielding bullies. "Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan" reminds us that school can be just as adventuresome as storming the Death Star.

By 7 March 2014

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Khan Academy to offer free SAT prep materials

The College Board announces a revamped SAT and a partnership with Khan Academy. CNET's Sumi Das talks to founder Sal Khan about how the online learning site hopes to improve college opportunities for students, and its work with the White House.

By 7 March 2014

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Nissan PlayStation GT Academy hits Australia

Sony and Nissan give gamers a chance to go from virtual to reality.

By 27 February 2014

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A look at the GT Academy UK and Ireland Final: How do you go from gamer to racer?

Last year I was invited to watch a group of crack Gran Turismo players fight for a chance to get their foot in the motorsport door. This is what happened.

By 26 August 2013

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'Star Wars' goes to college with new clothing line

Show off both your Star Wars and school pride with a new line of shirts, caps, and accessories featuring Darth Vader, Yoda, Stormtroopers, and more.

By 12 September 2014

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This is what social media is doing to your brain

Can you become addicted to social media? Are active social-media users better at multitasking? A video from AsapSCIENCE shows us how social media is changing our brains.

By 9 September 2014

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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

By 3 September 2014

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China readies home-grown Windows sub for fall launch

The new operating system is expected to launch initially on desktops in October, with support for mobile devices coming later.

By 25 August 2014

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Scalzi's new sci-fi thriller 'Lock In' gets a theme song

"Redshirts" author John Scalzi commissions indie rocker William Beckett to perform a theme song for his new book "Lock In."

By 23 August 2014