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Did you know that the entire state of Kansas has only four area codes? It seems a little surprising when you consider that the neighboring state, Missouri, has seven distinct calling codes. This infographic, first published by Checkthem.com, explains the entire history of the state’s dialing codes, as well as the current arrangement. The layout of the codes is fascinating. The state is divided roughly in half, with a 785 area code for the northern half of Kansas and 620 for the southern half. Within the southern half of the state, a small area around Wichita has been carved out…

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When it comes to what profession you are going to choose in your career, you will be hard pressed to find anything more rewarding than teaching. Teaching gives you the opportunity to impart your knowledge on others, the chance to build and shape the futures of hundreds of students and the ability to inspire those that you teach to do brilliant things in their lives. The ability to teach is something that few of us are born with and it will take years for you to learn how to best teach people. There are some core skills that you will…

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Lamborghini are teaming up in a new collaborative project that aims to define the future of luxury performance automobiles. With American car manufacturers such as Tesla leading the way in terms of driving innovation, Italian automaker Lamborghini is looking for ways to maintain its reputation as the leading producer of super cars. The Chairman of Lamborghini traveled to Boston in October 2016 to meet with MIT leaders and discuss a technological partnership. Government representatives from the Italian Trade Agency were also present at the meeting; one of the goals of the meeting was to…

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For years all you really needed to break into the music industry was a slice of luck big enough to match your talent. If you wanted to perform on stage, you needed the right skills and a bit of good fortune. If you wanted to be in the music business, you need to have money, know the right people, or be in the right place at the right time. To a certain degree, all of that still applies today, but fortunately there are other avenues which you can explore which perhaps give you a more cogent chance to show your…

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In this modern age it is very easy to forget how important our natural habitats are. Most people live a fairly enclosed life, in cities, working hard to earn enough money to keep doing the same thing the very next month. The corporate world is a well oiled machine, and once you become a part of it, it can be difficult to see outside of the bubble. Of course, if you venture out of the cities, you find as very different country to the one that was here fifty years ago. Huge amounts of grasslands have been lost in the…