Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies recently announced that large swaths of coral in the Great Barrier Reef are in grave danger. According to their report, "scientists estimate that mass bleaching has killed 35% of corals on the northern and central Great Barrier Reef."
International Museum Day is observed around the world on May 18th. To celebrate this year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite museums. If you can’t visit them in person, at least you can explore their Topic Pages!
In Wednesday’s Boston Globe, Vice President Joe Biden authored an op-ed titled, Five ways to make the digital revolution work for the middle class. The first item he lists emphasizes the principle of lifelong learning:
Our Topic Places are the perfect tool to help people explore information on everything from All Saints Day to Zombies. Below you'll find links to all the festivals, monsters, demons and things that go bump in the night. Unlike tales told around campfires though, these are high-quality sources that provide authoritative content, meaning researchers don't have to be afraid to use them!
Earlier this week President Obama announced that the tallest mountain in North America would no longer be called Mt. McKinley, but would revert back to its native Alaskan name, Denali. Alaska had changed the mountain's name at the state level in 1975, but politicians from Ohio, birthplace of US President and former geographic namesake, William McKinley, had opposed the change, fearing it would diminish McKinley's legacy. What is that legacy now that a peak he never climbed in a state he never visited no longer bears his name? This week we highlight some of the relevant topics surrounding America's 25th President:
Steven Spielberg’s fourth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise is crushing box offices like an angry apatosaurus, simultaneously igniting the imagination of millions while ensuring there may never be another non-sequel screenplay ever written. Credo’s Topic Pages are a great way to sort through the leviathan-sized piles of dinosaur-related information out there without spending entire epochs finding what you need.
A study published this week in the National Library of Medicine shines a light on "Text Neck," the condition where poor posture due to prolonged time spent checking one's phone can lead to spinal column degeneration. In this post we use Credo’s Topic Pages to further explore the issues in this global neck-idemic.
Last week the p5+1 and Iran outlined the framework of what could be a deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing decades-long sanctions. Reactions to the deal ranged from dancing in the streets to doomsday predictions of a new Middle East nuclear arms race. Below you'll find links to a stockpile of Topic Pages positively radiant with scholarly resources.