After nearly 20 years of charging subscribers for access to the Interact and news, sports and entertainment content, AOL will radically shift gears in 2005: Much of its content will be free at the aol.com Web site.
Google Inc. is trying to establish an online reading room for the New York public library as well as libraries at four universities-Harvard, Stanford, Michigan and Oxford in Engiand-by scanning stacks of hard-to-find books into its widely used-Internet search engine.
Are you sure they would want to, having seen what happened to the hibernating crews in the films 2001 and Alien? Slumbering the months and years of tedious intergalactic journeys away in a hibernation chamber may e a staple of science fiction,
November 19th is the World Toilet Day Jack Jim, founder of the World Toilet Organization (WTO), said, “Toilet is the symbol of the human civilization.” The 2004 World Toilet Summit was held in Beijing from November 17th to 19th.
The Earth is getting warmer according to most scientists. In recent years that phenomenon has prompted researchers to investigate what effect rising temperatures are having on cold-loving penguins and other wildlife species.
It was December 1955, and Martin Luther King, Jr. had just received his doctorate degree in theology. He had moved to Montgomery, Alabama to preach at a Baptist church. He saw there, as in many other southern states, that African-Americans had to ride in the back of public buses.
The modem game of handball was first played towards the end of the 19th century in Denmark, Germany and Sweden. The sport evolved and grew in popularity early in the 20th century. Ironically, it was the secretary general of the Association Internationale de Football, a Dutchman called Hirschmann, who encouraged the spread of field handball in 1912. The first set of rules for field handball were drawn up in 1917 by Max Heiser,
Looking back on my past twenty years full of passions and enthusiasm, I feel grateful and to live a healthy and happy life. There are a lot of qualities I have learnt from ordinary life that guided me through. If I am asked to list the first three, I will put health, happiness of my family and enough financial support as the passions I live for.
Question: Hi Teacher Joe. I read your ideas about using dictations in the August issue of College English. It seems like a good way to improve my listening skills while also learning new vocabulary and sentences. Sometimes, however, I don‘t know if I should listen word by word, sentence by sentence, or paragraph by paragraph. Can you give me any suggestions? Thanks!