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There are many varieties of telescopes and all have their places both in the laboratory as well as the everyman’s backyard. But, did you know there is a telescope orbiting Earth right now? Why on Earth would we have telescope orbiting Earth?
In a nutshell, slang is informal speech. It is most often used amongst young people and has its roots in popular culture, whether that be music, television, celebrities, or Internet trends. Slang changes constantly, so words or expressions that were popular last year or even a couple months ago may not be relevant anymore.
Interestingly, technology exists to monitor said sea ice from space. The European Space Agency’s CryoSat-2 satellite has been in development since the 1990s and was launched in 2010. This satellite carries a first of its kind radar altimeter payload which can provide surveillance of the Arctic Ocean ice cap at latitudes up to 88 degrees North.
During NEEMO, astronauts, researchers, and other personnel live completely underwater for extended periods of time. While underwater, they conduct crucial research and experiments to better improve knowledge and understanding of space.
From the red planet of Mars to the Milky Way galaxy that we call home, space is a place where we send rocketships and satellites and astronauts. One name that you might not have heard of is Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper.
America is full of hundreds of beautiful sights and attractions, but perhaps the most famous of all are the American National Parks. So, as fall is just around the corner and yellow and red leaves are beginning to drop, here are the top 5 national parks to visit during this time.
Houston is a vibrant, diverse city with around 2.3 million inhabitants. It offers tremendous opportunities to conduct business, pursue higher education, raise a family, and experience rich cultural, artistic, and culinary traditions.
America has always had an affinity for the open road and a good ole road trip. As more and more people hit the road, businesses set up shop on highways offering services and entertainment to travelers, like gas stations, restaurants and roadside attractions.
A new generation of entrepreneurs is rising around the world. More than ever before, entrepreneurship plays an important role in global economies. It is time we take a closer look at start-ups and the people behind them. Here are four American and four Ukrainian entrepreneurs who are inspiring change in this generation.
Have you ever noticed the ®, ™, or © symbols next to a company logo and wonder why they’re so important? These small, unnoticeable symbols are actually very important in keeping our economy strong.
It is important to take action against climate change and pollution not only because it puts human communities at risk, but also because it puts animal ecosystems at risk. Here are some of these animals that we need to keep on eye on and protect.
Do you text friends and family with smiley faces and peace signs? If the answer is yes, then chances are you are fluent in a language you did not even know existed - the emoji language.
Learning English is definitely not an easy thing to do. Instead of hitting those language textbooks, try out a more enjoyable alternative and turn on the TV to improve your English skills.
Do you ever go to a museum and feel as if the velvet ropes and glass cases standing between you and the art make the whole experience unenjoyable? If that is the case, then consider going on a field trip to an interactive museum.
Many people believe that Valentine’s Day is a day reserved only for couples and lovers, but in the US the holiday is celebrated by friends too! Introducing Galentine’s Day - a way for girl friends to celebrate their friendship together on Valentine’s Day!
Calling all artists and creators to America House! Have you been wanting to expand your skills in a new and modern way? Do you want to use technology that could help you in a future job? You’re in luck! America House has a new graphic tablet for digital art creation! This type of art takes a lot of practice and is very different from traditional drawing and painting on paper, so make sure you take advantage of this resource.
While going on vacation and travelling is very fun and exciting, there can also be some stressful moments as well. With so many kinds of restaurants in the United States, trying to figure out how to order food in different places can be very confusing (even to Americans!).
Are you having a creative itch lately? Looking for materials or software to design a logo, t-shirt for a new business, or simply explore top-notch technology? Then look no farther than the Makerspace at the America House, where you can find a variety of equipment, software, and materials to use for your latest project.
Muffins are great breakfast food or snack with many different possible flavors. Great for breakfasts or midday snacks, Making these muffins with fruit also provides some extra nutrients to help you meet vitamin and mineral needs.
One of the most iconic Americans that comes to everyone’s mind is Walt Disney, an innovator in animation and theme park design. Alongside his brother Roy, he co-founded Walt Disney Productions, as we know it today! He later went on to found the Disneyland and Disney World theme parks.
Watching thriller and horror movies is a very popular activity to do in October in the United States. The closer it gets to October 31st, the more people crave to watch scary movies and Halloween themed films. From harmless Halloween movies for children and the entire family, to frightful thrillers not for the faint of heart, here is a list of classic Halloween flicks.
Here are five inspiring campaigns from different countries that raise awareness on domestic violence and the tips each campaign offers to those suffering from domestic violence or friends and family who know someone who is going through this.
Halloween is a fun and almost liberating holiday. Since October 31st is drawing near, we have here a brief history and explanation of how Americans celebrate this spooky evening.
Most Americans prefer their snacks with a dip, and may even refuse to eat certain foods without the extra flavor. This post covers a wide variety of dips with different flavors for simple snacks or for more formal events.
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На виставці ви побачите серію світлин із карпатських полонин, які відкривають шлях до зірок; частину колекції Музею космонавтики імені Сергія Корольова, яка розповість про історію космонавтики.
Join us for Ukrainian premiere of "The Song of Sway Lake" together with American film director — Ari Gold. Featuring a sparkling soundtrack of classic songs - as well as the stunning original of the title - “The Song of Sway Lake” is a romantic drama about the spells cast by the melodies of lost time.
Design thinking and a customer-centric approach to product development are critical to launching a global business. Join the eō Business Incubators’ open workshop on Introduction to Design Thinking & the Customer by Andriy Milinevskiy.
Come to this lecture to learn about unique features of the Common App, how to answer some of the confusing questions, and get tips about answering the essay prompts. The presentation will be conducted by Priti Ravani, Assistant Director of Admissions at New York University.
Validating Your Startup — understanding what your customers need, what to focus on, and how to grow rapidly — are key in the early stages of development. Join the eō Business Incubators’ open workshop on Validating Your Startup with Felix Litvinsky and Chuck Whitehead.
Come and join us for a book presentation Ukrainian Heart by Bill Arthrell. During the presentation Bill will tell his inspiring story, answer questions and read his favorite poems.