kale durr
10/01/2012 7:26am

Scientists have always known that in order to forage for nectar as efficiently as they do, the tiny bumblebee had figured out the perfect solution to what is commonly referred to as 'The Traveling Salesman Problem' - that is figuring out the shortest routes from flower to hive. A group of researchers from Queen Mary, University of London, began by selecting seven bumblebees and sticking tiny radar transponders onto their backs. They then trained them to seek out nectar from five artificial flowers - each equipped with a yellow landing platform. To ensure that every bumblebee visited each flower before they headed back to the hive, they filled them with just one drop of sucrose, exactly one-fifth of the insect's nectar carrying capacity. this is what my article is about the auther of this articals name is Meera Dolasia.

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Sarah Kavanaugh
10/01/2012 7:29am

I'm doing my artical reveiw on French spiderman Alain Robert. The artical was wrote by Meera Dolasia on September 26, 2012. This artical is about a man who climbs sky skyscraper for fun.
Alain Robert started climbing buildings when he was 12 years old. Coming home one day from school he realized he had forgotten to grab the keys to his eighth floor apartment. Too impatient to wait for his parents to get home he decided to climb the building and get in from the patio. He enjoyed it so much that it soon became his favorite hobby.
When he was 19 and 20 he suffered two major falls, breaking several bonens in both incidents. With the doctors predicting a 60% chance that he could remain handicapped for the rest of his life, things looked pretty bad for the next six months, untel.... the determined youngster recuperated.
Over the years he has climbed over 90 biuldings. Some of the climbs wasn't legal and he has went to jail because of these climbs.He has had to pay a fine of $750.

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Austin Osborn #11
10/01/2012 7:34am

my artical review is about the french spiderman. While watching Spiderman movies is awesome, we all know that neither Andrew Garfield nor Tobey Maguire can ever climb buildings with their bare hands.

the man mast be crazy to do that!!!However, at the ages of 19 and 20 he suffered two major falls, breaking several bones in both incidents.

Over the years, he has climbed over 90 buildings including many famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Opera House in Sydney. yes he did he must be so brave like i dont now what to do.

The most amazing part is that most of these climbs are done untethered and without safety nets. his is the most scaryest thing i have ever seen.

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Brenda Reyes
10/01/2012 7:37am

Air In A Can? Really? Read this and you'll find out if breathing air from a can is better. Think the air in your city is a little polluted? Then you may want to consider breathing in some pure air in a can. And no this air in a can is not an April Fool's joke, but a real venture started by a Chinese businessman and philanthroist, Chen Guanbiao and believe it or not, he has already sold a thousand cans for $0.80 each!! Apparently each can contains a chip so that during the packaging process when the negative oxygen ions reach a certain concentration level and the can is full, it seals automatically. All you have to do is enjoy the freah air experience. And it can be enjoyed slowly for a long time. Even after it's been opened!
But then again bottling water may also have once upon a time been considered a bizarre concept. Today, it is such a normal part of our daily lives that we think nothing of buying gallons and gallons of it. If statistics are to be believed, every 27 hours, Americans consume enough of the bottled liquid to circle the entire equator with plastic bottles stacked end to end.

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emily livingston
10/01/2012 7:39am

Scientists Learn How Bumblebees Solve Complex ‘Traveling Salesman Problem’So Effortlessly.
Scientists have always known that in order to forage for nectar it would efficiently run out.Tiny bumblebees would figure out the perfect way to find nectar.Bees find thousands of routes around the world.Scientits use maps my memorizing there surrounding inside there brain.The queen bee picks out 7 bumblebees by sticking a little radar transponders to there back. The flowers have a yellow platform so the bees can see the nectar.

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Haley
10/01/2012 7:40am

I decided to do my article review on the French ‘Spiderman’ Alain Robert Is At It Again! The reason why I picked this article because it seemed to pop out more than the others. The author is Meera Dolasia.
This story is about a guy named Alain he started climbing walls when he was about 12. He was on his way to school and forgot his keys so he climbed the walls to get them, and fell and broke every bone in his body and 6 months later he was back to climbing. How cool is that!
This is a story that I probably never would believe unless I had the proof but it is that is so amazing. The only Question I have is why did he keep going what was his encouragements?
So would you ever try to do this read this story and see for yourself. The only comment I have is how long did it take for him to master this?

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luke kinkade
10/01/2012 7:40am

Think the air in your city is a little polluted? Then you may want to consider breathing in some pure air from a can. No, this is not an April Fool's joke, but a real venture started by Chinese businessman and philanthropist, Chen Guangbiao and believe it or not, he has already sold a thousand cans for $0.80 a piece.

It sounds cool to me . but some people probobly wont like it. but if some do they might get them to try it and soon they might buy it It would be cool if it came in diffrent scents.

But then again bottling water may also have once upon a time been considered a bizarre concept. Today, it is such a normal part of our daily lives that we think nothing of buying gallons and gallons of it. If statistics are to be believed, every 27 hours, Americans consume enough of the bottled liquid to circle the entire equator with plastic bottles stacked end to end.

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Samantha Peebles
10/01/2012 7:41am

Im Writing about 2nd Grader Attends School Via An 'Avatar'. I dont really kniw what its about. I just thought it would be cool to do my Article Review on.

Most kids would moan and groan about going to school. But were else can yo hang out with all your friends? Therefore, you can only imagine how Buffalo, NY resident Devon Carrow felt when he realized that he could not and may never be able to attend 'normal' school.

3.He was born with life-threatening allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfumes and fabric softeners. Devon's parents knew that there was no way the young boy would be able to survive in a normal classroom environment. Especially since even breathing in an allergen could result in an naphylactic shock.So at the age of 5, as most kid were looking forward to going to kindergarden,Devon was confined to home schooling in complete isolation, something the whole family was resigned to doing for the rest of his life until, they heard about this incredible 'avatar'. Witch fixed everything they brought the Avitar to school and he made so many new friends.

4. I thought that the Article was amazing. How the family worked so hard to make it were he could be at school, but still not at school.

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Aaron Lund
10/01/2012 7:41am

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert Is At It Again!
Alain Robert is the French Spiderman it’s so cool. He can climb all sorts of buildings he would probably climb the Empire State building if he could .I know I would if I could climb buildings
It is his favorite hobby . At ages 19 and 20 he had a bad accident and the doctors said that he had a 60% chance of being handicapped for the rest of his life.
His latest climb was at Zhenzhou CityChina . It took the 50 year old 2 hours to climb it. WOW I couldn’t even do that.


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natalie barker
10/01/2012 7:42am

Air In A Can? Seriously?
By: Meere Dolasia
The article I choose is air in a can seriously I choose this article because it looks interesting. This article is about a man named Chen Guangbiao. In these cans are pure clean air. He all ready sold a thousand cans for $0.80 apiece.
“ Apparently each can contains a chip so that during the packaging process when the negative oxygen ions reach a certain concentration level and the can is full, it seals automatically. All the user has to do to enjoy the fresh air experience, is snap it open and 'drink' it in - And of course, since the air is compressed inside, it can be enjoyed slowly for a long time, even after the can has been opened.” The main idea of this product is that you can get clean air by buying the can.
This product seems really amazing. Now if everyone gets a can everyone will be able to breath clean air instead of dirty nasty air.

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Kristen Brawley
10/01/2012 7:42am

The article I chose is called ‘2nd The article Grader Attends School Via An ‘Avatar’. By: Meera Dolasis.
This article is about a boy named Devon Carrow who has so many life threating allergies. That he can not attend a public school system. So they had a robot, a 4-ft tall robot help him to be able to be apart of a public school system.
Devon Carrow is allerigic to peanuts, milk, eggs, and numerous other foods. He is also allergic to perfumes and fabric softeners. So Devon stays home while the robot goes to school. Devon can be apart of the school and their activites ,he can do almost everything except share his lunch.
This avatar has lights for dark places. It also has 4 microphones to hear with. It also has a battery that holds a 6 or 12 hour battery. Devon is not the first to use this device, but he is the youngest. The very first is Lyndon Baty. He was diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney disease.
Why I chose this article is because well of course it seemed interesting. I also chose it because it was like a article that talked about a child that got to do something that it always wanted to do. This information will help me by if my child later on had a problem this is what I would do for them. Also if I was apart, say a teacher, for the public school system then I could bring this option up for a child that had a problem that couldn’t got to a public school.

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Alizabeth Donaldson#32
10/01/2012 7:43am

French Spiderman BY:Alizabeth

Watching Spiderman movies is cool, but all we know that neither Andrew Garfield nor Tobey Maguire can ever climb buildings with their bare hands. For that matter can any human pull off a stunt like that? Turns out there is indeed a real-life Spiderman, who makes a living, climbing the tallest and most challenging buildings in the world.
Alain Robert better known as the French Spiderman began his unusual career when he was just 12-years-old. Returning from school one day, he realized he had forgotten to grab the keys to his eighth floor apartment. Too impatient to wait for his parents to come home, he decided to climb the side of the building and get in from the patio.
He enjoyed it a lot so it soon became a hobby of his. However, at the ages of 19 and 20 he suffered two major falls, breaking several bones in both incidents. With the doctors predicting a chance that he could remain handicapped for the rest of his life, things looked pretty bad for the next six months.

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Kasen Dame
10/01/2012 7:43am

I am writing about the Russian diamonds. Recently there was a confession is Russia. They have been getting diamonds from the Popigai Crater for a long time. The crater was believed to be create by a asteroid 35, million years ago. They have a diamond supply for about 3,000 years.

These are not the diamonds you make jewelry out of though. They are a manufacturing diamond. They are harder than those kinds of diamonds. They are also extra hard because of the pressure that was forced onto them. The more pressure there is the harder then diamond.

The officials say that when they first discovered the trillions of carats, they did not to explore it, because they were then a member of the Soviet Union (USSR), which already had immensely profitable diamond mines and were also manufacturing synthetic diamonds. Russia is now an independent nation. That’s why they decided to let everyone know their little secrete and start mining.

This article was about Russia finally telling the world their secrete. The secrete that they have billions of diamonds. They have know this for a long time but never bothered to tell anyone. They have millions of diamonds just from a crater.

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christian andrew
10/01/2012 7:49am

I know that it is not imposable to climb walls like spider man . We know that we can do this with tolls that are like sucking cups.
What would happen if we all could do this in every place? Can they make this a sport of some kind?
Has Robert ever fell off a building that he’s climbing. Will he be doing this in his 60’s.

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tristen
10/01/2012 8:09am

I am writing about frech spider man dont tell me no. Theres a guy that acully climbs up bildings for the fun of it. ever see mison imposible well this is not imposible. this guy made any thing imposible if you dont beleve me ask coach and he will pull up the vidio for you.

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Chris#23
10/01/2012 8:13am

I decided to do mine on the second grader who attends school VIA an "avatar." I think this is interesting.I think so because he uses a robot to communicate with others.
I dont think I woud like it very much because then I couldnt hang out with my friends like Olivia Dill. Also I feel sorry or him for that reason. I want to know how he can stand that.
Another thing I want to if he can still talk to people through the robot or if hes not able. Also does it alllow him to hear through the speakers. Does he et to eat when ever he wants to.
I thought it was interestin for that reason. If I were him I would hate it.

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cody kee
10/01/2012 11:34am

French has a spiderman.
He has climb the some of the tallest building.

And broke some bones.
Thought he was going to be handicapped.

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Kyler Lindsay
10/01/2012 11:35am


2nd Grader Attends School Via An 'Avatar'
Though we may all moan and groan about having to go to school each morning, the truth is that it is not all bad - I mean where else can you hang out with friends, complain about teachers and exchange carrots for cookies? Therefore, you can only imagine how Buffalo, NY resident Devon Carrow felt when he realized that he could not and may never be able to attend 'normal' school. Now, thanks to his alter ego, a 4-ft tall robot, he is able to do everything except . . . . Share his lunch.”
“Born with life-threatening allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfumes and fabric softeners, Devon's parents knew that there was no way the young boy would be able to survive in a normal classroom environment, especially since even breathing in an allergen could result in an anaphylactic shock. So, at the age of 5 when most kids are looking forward to going to kindergarten, Devon was confined to home schooling in complete isolation, something the whole family was resigned to doing for the rest ofhis life until, they heard about this incredible 'avatar'. “

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Austin Faust
10/01/2012 11:39am

Hey guys, guess what? Meera Dolisia has posted another article about a kid going to school in an avatar. How cool is that? I have chosen this article because, one, I’m awesome, and two, because this article is awesome. Are your mouths drooling because of the sheer awesomeness this article has? You better, ‘cause’ there’s more.
Poor Devon Carrow thought he’d never attend school because he’s allergic to most foods and perfumes and fabrics. So he has to be home schooled. Not anymore. Don’t ask me how he afforded it, but this righteous kid managed to get an avatar that lets him see, hear and talk to people at school, even though he has to stay at home. He is so much happier because he can now go to school, chat with his friends, and best of all, he doesn’t have to be alone anymore.
And now, for the main ideas. I think the first idea is to tell us we have avatars. AVATARS! Can you believe it? I sure cant. I think the second idea is to tell us that scientists are researching technology that helps handicapped kids. And for the final main idea, is to be righteous. Because we have avatars that allow us to interact with things we couldn’t normally do.
Well, I don’t know what else to say, except this article is FRIGGIN AWESOME!!!! Let’s see, what else? What else? My brain hurts now. Bye, Have a good time

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ocean
10/01/2012 11:39am

hello my name is oshean.i have always liked the animal familie the reptiles.do you have a favoret reptile?that is an amazing animal.my favoret is the basalisk.the only animal that can run on water.the only way it can do this is because the bubbles that are at the surface of the body of water that it runs on.

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briley
10/01/2012 11:39am

I wrote my article on “Air In A Can? Seriously?”. It is about a Chinese business man who sold a thousand cans of pure air for $ 0.80 apiece.
“Think the air in your city is a little polluted? Then you may want to consider breathing in some pure air from a can.” These cans are being sold in some of China’s major cities. Chen Guangbiao, the founder, says he has come up with a technology advanced process to capture air efficiently.
“Apparently each can contains a chip so that during the packaging process when the negative oxygen ions reach a certain concentration level and the can is full, it seals automatically. All the user has to do to enjoy the fresh air experience, is snap it open and 'drink' it in - And of course, since the air is compressed inside, it can be enjoyed slowly for a long time, even after the can has been opened!” The Chinese billionaire is donating all the proceeds to the Chinese military.
I chose this article because the title sounded funny.

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Desserea G.
10/01/2012 11:40am

Born with life-threatening allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfumes and fabric softeners, Devon's parents knew that there was no way the young boy would be able to survive in a normal classroom environment, especially since even breathing in an allergen could result in an anaphylactic shock. So, at the age of 5 when most kids are looking forward to going to kindergarten, Devon was confined to home schooling in complete isolation, something the whole family was resigned to doing for the rest of his life until, they heard about this incredible 'avatar'

Though life has improved immensely for the young boy since his 'Avatar' entered his life last January, things are still not easy. He has to carry his own popcorn and bring sheets to cover the seats when he goes out for movies. He cannot go out for play dates and if his friends want to come over, they have to shower and change their clothes before they are allowed to play with him. When he joins his boy scouts troupe for a camping trip, he not only carries his own food, but also, a special tent
Found at dogoteachers.com

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Katey Legan
10/01/2012 11:43am

2nd Grader Attends School Through an ‘Avatar’
chose this topic because it seemed very amazing that a second grader could come to school, but in a camera! That’s how amazing technology is now! I think that not having to really go to school, but be in the camera would be so awesome but then you wouldn’t get the same effect because you coult eat lunch at the school or anything.
This article is about a boy has a disease. Hre is allergic to a whole lot of foods which enables him to interact with other people. He couldn’t attend school or anything. He was homeschooled until he reached the second grade when they heard about the ‘Avatar’.
The ‘Avatar’ is a special 4 foot robot with cameras and screen so its like your are right there. They cost about 6,000USD but are worth it so you can live a normal life. Now the boy can go to school, walk around the school like all the other kids. This boys whole life changed when they found this invention. The inventors of this robot are hoping that other kids will start using them and then you’ll see these ‘Avatars’ roaming the halls!

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Brody (Babyboy#44) Bilyeu
10/01/2012 11:44am

2nd Grader Attends School Via An ‘Avatar”
Though we all may moan and groan about having to go to school every morning, the truth is that it is not all bad - I mean where else can you hang out with friends, complain about teachers and exchange carrots for cookies? Therefore, you can only imagine how Buffalo, NY resident Devon Carrow felt when he realized that he could not and may never be able to attend 'normal' school. Now, thanks to his alter ego, a 4-ft tall robot, he is able to do everything except . . . . Share his lunch.
Born with life-threatening allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfumes and fabric softeners, Devon's parents knew that there was no way the young boy would be able to survive in a normal classroom environment, especially since even breathing in an allergen could result in an anaphylactic shock. At the age of 5 when most kids are looking forward to going to kindergarten, Devon was confined to home schooling in complete isolation, something the whole family was resigned to doing for the rest of his life until, they heard a 4-ft tall chrome and steel VGo robot that is fitted with a television screen and acts as a two way audio/video mobile communications system, may not be as cool looking as the one depicted by James Cameron, but it sure has opened a whole new world for Devon - One where he gets to experience school life on an day-to-day basis and interact real time, with his teachers and friends. The best part is that since the robot is mobile and has a battery life of eight hours, Devon is able to 'walk' to the library, chill out with his friends during breaks and lunch and even, join them on the playground. Because of this incredible 'avatar'.

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10/01/2012 11:45am

Born with life-threatening allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfumes and fabric softeners, Devon's parents knew that there was no way the young boy would be able to survive in a normal classroom. At the age of 5 when most kids are looking forward to going to kindergarten, Devon was confined to home schooling in complete isolation, something the whole family was resigned to doing for the rest of his life until, they heard about this incredible 'avatar'.
The 4-ft tall chrome and steel VGo robot that is fitted with a television screen and acts as a two way audio/video mobile communications system, may not be as cool looking as the one depicted by James Cameron, but it sure has opened a whole new world for Devon - One where he gets to experience school life on an day-to-day basis and interact real time, with his teachers and friends. The best part is that since the robot is mobile and has a battery life of eight hours, Devon can 'walk' to the library, chill out with his friends during breaks and lunch and even, join them on the playground.
Though life has improved immensely for the young boy since his 'Avatar' entered his life last January, things are still not easy. He has to carry his own popcorn and bring sheets to cover the seats when he goes out for movies. He cannot go out for play dates and if his friends want to come over, they have to shower and change their clothes before they are allowed to play with him. When he joins his boy scouts troupe for a camping trip, he not only carries his own food, but also, a special tent.

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tanner pippins
10/01/2012 11:46am

FRENCH SPIDERMAN ALAIN ROBERT IS AT IT AGIN
He was 12 he for got his keys in his home and climed up there 8 floors.
When he 19 &20 he fell.he has climed the tallest buildings in the world.this habit
Got him in a lot of truble
His latest is clim was in china.its tuke him him 50 year to clime a lot of feet

Im shure it was not easy to clime all that feet.30 degrees angles

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Katie CLarke
10/01/2012 11:47am

Air In A Can? Seriously

Each can contains a chip so that during the packing process the
Negative oxygen ions reach a certain concentration level.
There trying to get the government to help resolve the air pollution.
There considered a concept.
There saying the earth is a lot or bottles of water.
There stacked en to end.

Bottles of water are considered a concept to.
So they say is it nesseasary to by all that water.
‘’ As you may have guessed by now, the Chinese billionaire.
They look funny.

They have a face of a dude on the front.
Fillled whith air.
Is a Chinese person.
A lot of colors.


Can hurt you.
Might be dangrus.
Hard to read.

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kealab durr durty 30
10/01/2012 11:49am

IT’S 4FT TALL OF CROME AND STEEL IT HAS A TV SCREEN ON IT AND ITS VIDEO AND ADUIDO IT HAS A COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM IN IT AND IT LASTESFOR 8 HOURS STRIAHT THE ROBOT NAME IS VGO IT’S A GOOD MACHINEC ITS REALY GOOD AND SAVE BUT ITS SAD THAT THE KIDS CNT EVER GO TO SCHOOL THAT ARE USING THEM CUZ OF SOME KINDA OFDIEASE ARE BIRTHE EFFECTS BUT ITS GOOD CUZ THEY GET TO TALK TO THERE FRIENDS ALL DY AND NOT GET IN TROUBLE

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riley ward
10/01/2012 11:52am

What im tiping about is:

''Russia's Shiny Secret - A Huge Treasure Trove Of Diamonds Inside Impact Crater''

I like diamonds just like everyboby else. and now in Russia in a crater there is diamonds.



''Though this worked for a number of years, by the 1980's the people of Soviet Union and other communist countries started to yearn for more economic prosperity''.

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Dakota Cushing (D-Cush)
10/01/2012 5:37pm

“Air in a Can? Seriously?”“By Meera Dolasia” A Chinese businessman named Chen Guangbiao has sold a whole bunch of cans for $0.08 a piece WOW!
“Called, Chen Guangbiao: Nice Guy, the cans that are being sold in pop-up stores in some of China's major cities like Shanghai, is collected from the few areas of the country that according to the billionaire, still have unpolluted air.” Where do you get air in a can from? That is so cool!!!!!
“And while canning air may seem like a simple thing, the entrepreneur claims that he has come up with a technologically advanced process to capture it efficiently.” How do you capture it? Where would you capture it from?
“All the user has to do to enjoy the fresh air experience, is snap it open and 'drink' it in - And of course, since the air is compressed inside, it can be enjoyed slowly for a long time, even after the can has been opened!” That is really cool. Is it good I wonder?
“If statistics are to be believed, every 27 hours, Americans consume enough of the bottled liquid to circle the entire equator with plastic bottles stacked end to end.” Wholly cow that is a lot of bottled liquid! That is so cool.
I chose this article because it seemed to interest me. I learned that you can drink air forever and ever. I will tell others about it.

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Olivia T
10/02/2012 1:12pm

2nd Grader Attends School via an 'Avatar'
By Meera Dolasia

Buffalo, NY resident Devon Carrow had just heard he may not get to go to regular school because of his life-threatening allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfumes and fabric softeners. “Devon’s parents knew he would never be able to live in that kind of normal classroom environment, especially since even breathing in an allergen could result in an anaphylactic shock.” So why many 5 year olds were all excited about going to kindergarten poor Devon was going to have to be homeschooled but that was before he heard of the incredible 'avatar'.
Some of the main ideas is that since Devon found out about the avatar he realized this was his one shot to finally go to a normal school. The 4-ft tall chrome and steel VGo robot that is fitted with a television screen and acts as a two way audio/video mobile communications system, may not be as cool looking as the one depicted by James Cameron, but it sure has opened a whole new world for Devon – “One where he gets to experience school life on an day-to-day basis and interact real time, with his teachers and friends. The best part is that since the robot is mobile and has a battery life of eight hours, Devon can 'walk' to the library, chill out with his friends during breaks and lunch and even, join them on the playground.”
This information will help me because if I ever meet kids that need that kind of thing to go to school I would tell them about the avatar. So those kind of kids can live a normal live and meet kids there age so they won’t be stuck in there house all day and never meet some kids. This would also help me because when i get older I can help those kids live normal lives and not be stuck being homeschooled and staying with his or her parents 24/7.

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Olivia Dill
10/02/2012 7:10pm

1)Devon was confined to his house after finding out he was allergic to many things.He is allergic to peanuts,milk,eggs,fabric softness,and even perfume.Because of all his allergies he was not allowed to go to school. 2) An avatar was given to Devon.Now Devon can learn with is peers without having to actually go to school.The creator was very smart. 3)I wonder how they made this.The price of it was 6,000 dollars. 4)I think this story is inspiring.It shows that you can do anything.There is always a way to accomplish things.Even though he could not go to school he still tried to fimd

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Logan Daily
10/02/2012 7:33pm

Air In a Can

A Chinese business man named Chen Guangbiao had an idea. He wanted to take unpolluted air and put it in a can so people can breath it. He collects the air from different parts of the country.
He sells the air in a can for $.80 a piece. He says he came up with a process to collect the air. There is a chip in the can that seals automatically.
People just pop the top and enjoy the fresh air. You can breath the air for a long time even after it’s open. He is trying to get the government to resolve the air pollution problem.
Maybe bottled air will be as popular as bottled water. People used to think bottling water was strange. But, now it is very popular. Every 27 hours, Americans drink enough water to circle the equator with the bottles stacked end to end. Air in a can may become just as common as bottled water.

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SAMANTHA GIENIEC
10/03/2012 11:40am

I PICKED MINE TO BE NEED ELECTRICITY ? PLAY A GAME OF SOCCER !

” Though 25% of the world's population may not have access to electricity, they all have access to a source of energy that is currently being wasted - energy released
IT HAS A LAMP, WATER sterilize, hot plates ,speakers, a fan, and a mobile phones

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Olivia dill
10/03/2012 1:24pm


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1)Devon was confined to his house after finding out he was allergic to many things.He is allergic to peanuts,milk,eggs,fabric softness,and even perfume.Because of all his allergies he was not allowed to go to school. 2) An avatar was given to Devon.Now Devon can learn with is peers without having to actually go to school.The creator was very smart. 3)I wonder how they made this.The price of it was 6,000 dollars. 4)I think this story is inspiring.It shows that you can do anything.There is always a way to accomplish things.Even though he could not go to school he still tried to fimd




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continued from my other post i accidently pushed submit) Devon still tried ways to go to school even though he was told he could not.I am inspired by Devon




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olivia dillabout 21 hours ago

1)Devon was confined to his house after finding out he was allergic to many things.He is allergic to peanuts,milk,eggs,fabric softness,and even perfume.Because of all his allergies he was not allowed to go to school. 2) An avatar was given to Devon.Now Devon can learn with is peers without having to actually go to school.The creator was very smart. 3)I wonder how they made this.The price of it was 6,000 dollars. 4)I think this story is inspiring.It shows that you can do anything.There is always a way to accomplish things.Even though he could not go to school he still tried to fimd




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PROMISE brooke #2
10/04/2012 8:46pm

Air In A Can ?
do u think the city air is polluted ? if so there is a solution to that "air in a can". its not an apirl fools joke! its really an actucaly really able to sell to the public! it was made by a jokechinesse man. its for sale for$.80
its a hit for big cities and it helps the polluted air. and all it is, is compressed air in a can. its said to be true that in 27 hrs we have took about enough water botles to cover the equater! and the air in a can opens just like a soda can.

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sam boyd
10/05/2012 1:16pm

I chose to write about French Spiderman Alain Roberst is at it agin by Meera Dolasia. While watching Spiderman movies is awesome. We know that neither Andrew Garfield nor Tobey McGuire can ever climb buildings with their bare hands. Can any more mortal pull off a stunt like that?
In fact there is someone that is a real Spiderman. This French Spiderman makes a living climbing the tallest and most challenging buildings in the world. Are you thinking what I’m thinking what an idiot?

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Riley Cathey
10/06/2012 10:14am

My article is on the way bees solve the "traveling salseman" problem so effortlessly. A group of reaserchers from the University of London Queen Mary began by choosing 7 bees and put transponders on their backs. Then they selected five artificial flowers and filled them with one drop of sucrose, which is exactly one fifth of the amount the bees can carry. To ensure that each bee searched for each flower they placed them more than 50 meters apart which is three times greater a distance than they can see. Finaly they attatched motion triggered cameras on each flower.
After these steps were set they began the experiment. As the scientists recorded each movement, one bee was set free a day to forage for seven hours. Once each bees trajectory had been recorded they ran mathematical problems to figure out how the bees found the shortest distance from the flowers to the hive. They figured out that the bees had used mathematical calculations that humans with computers had a hard time solving.
Each bee had begun by visiting the clostest flower, then the next and so on. This long route often resulted in them visiting empty flowers over and over again. After a while the insects seemed to realize that and began by trying new routes. If this route helped them increase speed and efficiency they remembered it and if not, they discarded it from memory.
I chose this article because I like learning new things about animals, especialy about insects, and if I wanted to be an insect researcher one day, this would help me.

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Cole Howerton
10/06/2012 10:57am

Think canned air is impossible? Think again because Chinese businessman Chen Guagbiao has created just that. "He has already sold a thousand cans for $0.80 a piece."



I think this is a bad idea because, even though he is selling non-polluted air, there is no telling how much of the air he is polluting with the factory to make them. I guess it could be a good idea as well, because it could help people breath in non-polluted air.



At one point, people thought selling water was crazy, so I wonder if this will catch on as well. If this catches on, there is no telling how much money people will just waste on air. The more polluted the air gets, the more people will buy the air. So what if his factories start polluting the air even more?

I chose this article because I thought it was interesting. I mean canned air seemed really impossible. The Article also reminded me of the new movie "The Lorax." In the movie there is a character that came up with canned air. I wonder if that had something to do with Chen Guagbiao's new invention.

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Emmi Bailey
10/06/2012 12:01pm

This article is about the 2nd grader who attended school at Via An' Avatar'. A boy named Devon has very high allergies.
"Born with life-threatening allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfumes and fabric softeners, Devon's parents knew that there was no way the young boy would be able to survive in a normal classroom environment, especially since even breathing in an allergen could result in an anaphylactic shock. So, at the age of 5 when most kids are looking forward to going to kindergarten, Devon was confined to home schooling in complete isolation, something the whole family was resigned to doing for the rest of his life until, they heard about this incredible 'avatar'."
This robot is 4ft tall and is made of steel VGo. This robot includes a T.V screen,and a two way audio/video mobile communacation systems. Having this robot Devon can do anything with his friends. I hope you enjoyed my article.

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Austin Harris
10/06/2012 7:34pm

Air In A Can? Seriously? By Meera Dolasia
This China man by the name of Chen Guagblao has sold a thousand cans for $0.80 a piece in pop-up stores in China's major cities. Have you ever heard of air in a can? How crazy can they get!
He came up with technologically process to capture unpolluted air. The can has a chip in it that seals the can, when it is full to it's limit. It will stay fresh even after you open it for quite awhile.
Mr. Guangblao is donating all the profits from the sales to the Chinese military. While really all he is trying to do is convince, his government that they have a air pollution problem in their country.
Like bottled water will canned air become a norm also. It was a good article. Who knows we may be buying it here one day.

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Riley Earls
10/07/2012 12:25pm

I’m writing about the article, 2nd Grader Attends School Via An “Avatar”. This article is written by Meera Dolaisa. I picked this article to write about because I think all kids deserve a chance to go to school. Maybe this review can give you some information about other ways to attend school!

Devon Carrow, a second grader from Buffalo, NY, was diagnosed with severe allergies that would never allow him to attend school. Devon could hang out with friends or even share his lunch with someone. Devon is allergic to peanuts, milk, eggs and other things in a regular school environment . Devon would have never gone to school if he had not heard about the ‘avatar’.

This 4ft tall robot changed Devon Carrow’s life forever. This ‘avatar’ allowed Devon to not only attend school but to interact with kids from school! “This robot acts as a two way audio/video mobile communications system”, so Devon can talk to people and people can talk to Devon. Also this super cool robot has an eight hour battery life. Now Devon can go the library or even just hang out!

I chose this article because when I read it I learned everyone can go to school one way or another. This robot has made a difference in so many lives. I know some kids who hate coming to school, but not being able to go to school is hard to imagine for me. Again I picked this article because I everyone, no matter how old, deserves a chance to attend school!

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chrissy
10/07/2012 2:09pm

Thoughwe may all moan and grown about having to go to school each morning, the truth is that it's not all that bad. I mean where else can you hang out with friends, Complain about teachers and trade carrots for cookies? Debon Carrow may never be able to attend normal school. Devon Carrow lives at Bufffalo, NY resident. "Now thanks to his alter ego, a 4 ft. talk robot, he is able to do everything except.....share his lunch.' Born with allergies to peanuts, milk, eggs, and numerous other foods, as well as, things like perfume and fabric softeners, Devon's parent knew that there was noway the young boy would be able to survive in a normal classroom invironment, especially since even breathin an allergien could result in an anaphylactic shock.
Most kids at the age of 5 were l9ooing forward to going to kindergarten,but Devon was confined to homeschooling in complete isolation. Devon's family was resigned to doing this for the rest of his life,
but that was before they heard about the 'avcator. "The 4 ft. tall chrome and steel VGo robot that is fitted with a TV screen and acts as a 2 way audio/video mobile communication system.' " The best part is that since the robot is mobile and has a battery life of 8 hrs. Devon can walk to the library, chill out with his friends during and lunch and even, join there on the play ground."
Devon's life has improved immensely for him since he has had the 'avatar. Devon can't go out for play dates and his friends have to shower and change their clothes completely in order to play with him.
"When ne join s his boys scouts troup for a camping trip, he not only carries his oun food, but also, special tent.

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lance
10/07/2012 2:41pm

I don't belive it.Earlier this week, Russian officials revealed to the world a secret that has been known to them for twenty years - A diamond supply that they claim is vast enough to fulfill global demand for at least, the next 3,000 years.Discovered in the 1970's the diamond field is located inside Popigai Astroblem, a 62-mile diameter crater believed to have been created by an asteroid, 35 million years ago.

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Matthew Berry
10/07/2012 2:53pm

my article review is on Perfectly Preserved Woolly Mammoth Provides New Hope Of Resurrecting The Mighty Mammal.
What they are tying to do is they are to bring back the mammoth that once walked this planet over 8,000 years ago by using it's closet relative the elephant and if all goes well the mammoth will only take 600 days to come back.

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Kayla Mcnellis
10/08/2012 12:59pm

I chose my article review on ‘IG Noble Prize’ Honors the lighter side of science. I chose this article because I wanted to know if IG was a team or a scientists. If you think science is boring or if you think scientists are nerdy, you may change your mind and all your opinions after u read this fun and great article about IG the scientist. This article is known to make u laugh and think at the same time.
The first two paragraphs are about IG winning yet again the award this year on September 20th of 2012 at Boston Harvard University and as usual the room was filled with many people eager to find out what wacky but clever discoveries were being honored.
The next two paragraphs talk about there is no professionals that go there, but IG the Goofy scientists they call him. Among the ones that generated lots of laughs and as much thought was the Neuroscience lg Nobel, which was awarded to an American team of scientists for their brilliant research that proved that with the help complicate instruments and simple statistics. He was one who could measure meaningful brain activity anywhere he was at. He could even tell the brain of a dead animal!
The last paragraphs talk about another fun, but equally thought-provoking one was the lG Nobel for Physics. Awarded to an all men team of US and UK researchers it investigated what determines the shape and bounce of a person's ponytail. Isn’t that cool. The conclusion witch was published in two separate scientific papers.

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Kayla Mcnellis
10/08/2012 1:00pm

I chose my article review on ‘IG Noble Prize’ Honors the lighter side of science. I chose this article because I wanted to know if IG was a team or a scientists. If you think science is boring or if you think scientists are nerdy, you may change your mind and all your opinions after u read this fun and great article about IG the scientist. This article is known to make u laugh and think at the same time.
The first two paragraphs are about IG winning yet again the award this year on September 20th of 2012 at Boston Harvard University and as usual the room was filled with many people eager to find out what wacky but clever discoveries were being honored.
The next two paragraphs talk about there is no professionals that go there, but IG the Goofy scientists they call him. Among the ones that generated lots of laughs and as much thought was the Neuroscience lg Nobel, which was awarded to an American team of scientists for their brilliant research that proved that with the help complicate instruments and simple statistics. He was one who could measure meaningful brain activity anywhere he was at. He could even tell the brain of a dead animal!
The last paragraphs talk about another fun, but equally thought-provoking one was the lG Nobel for Physics. Awarded to an all men team of US and UK researchers it investigated what determines the shape and bounce of a person's ponytail. Isn’t that cool. The conclusion witch was published in two separate scientific papers.

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Maddie Archer :)
10/09/2012 4:59pm

"Air in a Can...Seriously!?"
A chinese businessman and a philanthropist, named Chen Guangbiao, is selling air "in a can". It's hard to believe but the air is actually supposed to be 100% clean and pure. He has already sold about 1000 cans for just $0.80 apiece!

The air in the cans are most popular in some of China's larger cities like Shanghai. The air is collected from some areas of the country that, according to Chen, still have unpolluted air. Canning the air may seem simple but they have an advanced way of capturing the air effenciently. Each can has a chip in it so it seals itself automatically. It opens just like a regular can so all you have to do is "drink" away!

We may think that "canning air" is a crazy idea, but at one point in time bottling water must have seemed wierd to some people! Chen continues to make billions of dolllars off his air in cans, as people really do buy this and use them!!!

I chose this article because I thought it was crazy that they could actually do this. I learned that you can capture air in a can. I always thought that since air was basically everywhere (already in the can), that you couldn't add any air to the can. I learned that by adding this chip to the can, that this is now possible. I think that by knowing this information, we understand the seriousness of pollution in the air.

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Sam Boyd#1 HUNTER WISSBAUM#3
10/15/2012 8:32am

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joey
10/15/2012 11:37am

The poponator, If you are like most kids than your favorite way to eat popcorn is by shooting it into your mouth, one kernel at a time. However, unless you have an extremely accurate aim, it can be a frustrating experience and a little messy, to say the least. Now, the makers of Popcorn Indiana have come up with an ingenious solution.
Called Popinator, at first glance it looks like any normal popcorn maker. However, look closer and you will notice that instead of a built-in popping device, it features a microphone system and launcher. Welcome to the world's first voice-activated popcorn launcher, a gadget designed to change the way people consume the world's most popular snack.

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Matthew berry
10/15/2012 11:42am

my article review is on Scientists Plan Billion Dollar Journey To The Center Of The Earth. First of all i am going start out and tell you all that they don't know what they are getting in to They are going to use some kind of drilling thingy to drill all the way down to the center of the earth a hole 6 km or 3.7 miles i think they won't make it because it get's a LITTLE hot down there one more thing i don't get we'll probably get answers in the 2020's

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chanler higbee
10/16/2012 7:38am

THE EPIC JUMP!
On Sunday, August 14th, over eight million people logged on to the internet to watch Felix Baumgartner attempt his historic fall from the edge of Space. And they were Surprised by what happened . Not only did the 43-year old lunatic complete the jump as planned, at the end of the epic event, he simply got up with a big smile and walked over to greet his cheering fans.
He started at 11:30 am. The audience watched breathlessly as it turned into a little speck, before they new it was gone disappearing into the blue sky. The skydiver encountered his first obstacle when he got about 62,000 feet in the air. (This is where the Atmosphere pressure is so low that if your no protected it can make the human blood start boiling). While Felix was fine, he was scared. He could not see because his helmet was fogging up.
But as promised, after uttering the words 'I am coming home', the fearless man jumped off and for a few heart-stopping moments disappeared from sight. According to Felix, while the exit was perfect, it was extremely difficult to control his body from spinning out of control because he was falling down so fast. He knew that he had to do something to stabilize himself quickly or risk fainting, which would have been fatal. While he managed to do it, he says it was much more difficult than he expected it to be. In fact he was so occupied that he didn’t even know that he broke the sound barrier.
But thankfully, all went well and after 4 minutes 20 seconds of free-falling, Felix reached his parachute opening altitude of 5,000 feet and then gracefully glided down to his designated landing spot about 40 miles east of Roswell.

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joey d scott :p
10/16/2012 8:25am

I wish I could be like Luke Skywalker, and master the 'force' of your mind to make things happen. Now thanks to two Louisville residents your wish may be granted. The only difference. Instead of to lift ships from murky swamps. You will have the powers to explode watermelons!
Brad and Chris are members of Kentucky-based hacker space (LVL1), is an open community where engineers, scientists, educators and artists that come together to create a lot of fun projects, began with a Star Wars Force Trainer. Based on the technology that is used by heart a specialist for many of years. The toy comprises of a wireless headset and a 10-inch tall clear plastic tower with one Ping-Pong ball inside it. When the players puts on the headset the headset is programmed to read the brain activity, and focuses intently on the ball.It activates a training remote situated at the base of the tower which in turn, creates a flow of air that helps the ball rise in the tower.The two tweaked the toy such that instead of connecting to a fan, it was linked to an air compressor that was monitored by an Arduino-based electronic device capable of sensing the concentration of the person attempting to explode the melon. When the signals reached an acceptable level the device activated the compressor, which released a burst of air, powerful enough to shred the watermelon to pieces.
The 'Mind over Melon' project was demonstrated at an art and science festival held in Clermont, Kentucky on August 25th where some of lucky people got to test their concentration levels. Unfortunately, the two have no plans to turn their brilliant invention into a commercial toy. Craig is just happy to have his lifelong dream of being able to explode a object, by using the power of his mind!

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Anthony Hetherington
10/22/2012 12:58pm

The article I am writing about is "Russia's Shiny Secret, A Huge Treasure Trove of Diamonds Inside Impact Crater."
Russia has had the diamonds for many years, they did not mine them when they were part of the USSR.
These types of diamonds are not jewelry type the are ones that are used for making drill bits, saw blades, and other manufacturing things.
They are the hardest material know to man, the are used for experiments and other types of things in the manufacturing business.
The diamonds were found in a crater that was formed when a meteor hit the earth.
Russia has enough of this type of diamond to last the next 3000 years.

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