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Robot Invasion at the Franklin Institute

According to scientists, robots will take over almost all of our jobs within 30 years. Even today, there are thousands of new robots replacing workers in factories and shops. The Robot Revolution exhibit at the Franklin Institute showcases 40 different robots, some of which will be buyable and usable in the near future, from cute seals to self driving cars.

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2015: The Warmest Year on Record

As 2015 ended, a new study was released showing that 2015 was way warmer than the average year.

NASA and the NOAA lately published a study that shows that 2015 was the warmest year on record. Lately each year has been getting warmer. The latest record was set in 2014 when temperatures climbed up to 0.74ºC hotter than the 1961-1990 average. The new record shows that the yearly average was around 0.87ºC warmer than the normal average. For more information, I interviewed Mark Croxford, one of the High School science teachers. Continue reading 2015: The Warmest Year on Record

Introverts and Extroverts: The preferred personality

Personality is a complex, nuanced subject, but some psychologists believe that you can derive all personality from 5 qualities. One of these is your place on the introversion-extroversion scale. Introverts are people who enjoy solitude more than others. They are people who need time to recharge after being with many people at once, and prefer to have serious conversations with a few close friends. Extroverts are highly social people who enjoy big parties and surround themselves with a big group of friends. They are the ones at the center of the party, while the introverts are the ones on the edges of the circle of people. Continue reading Introverts and Extroverts: The preferred personality