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To Build Loyalty to China, Hong Kong Rewrites History

To Build Loyalty to China, Hong Kong Rewrites History

To Build Loyalty to China, Hong Kong Rewrites History To Build Loyalty to China, Hong Kong Rewrites History HONG KONG — The orders seemed innocuous, even obvious: Primary school students in Hong Kong should read picture books about Chinese traditions and learn about famous sites such as the Forbidden City in Beijing or the Great Wall. But the goal was …

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Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean

Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean

Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean Locomotion through the seas can be arduous. Water is more viscous than air, and so underwater creatures must overcome strong frictional resistance as they swim. To make things more difficult, liquid water provides nothing solid to push off against. But …

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How to Build a Geodesic Dome

How to Build a Geodesic Dome

How to Build a Geodesic Dome How to Build a Geodesic Dome You’re barreling toward cold, dark days filled with nothing to do, which means now is the perfect time to spend those hours building your own geodesic dome to hide — um, play — in. Adapted from Nomad Press’s “Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself” by Lazlo C. …

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How To Build a Monolith

How To Build a Monolith

How To Build a Monolith How To Build a Monolith A more expensive, more involved version could cost $1,000 or $2,000, he said. Higher-end monoliths: more work, more money To strengthen a Utah-style construction, the special-effects artist Jamie Hyneman, who was a longtime host of the show “Mythbusters,” said that a builder could coat the wood framing with epoxy to …

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Heidi Larson Knows How to Build Trust in Vaccines

Heidi Larson Knows How to Build Trust in Vaccines

Heidi Larson Knows How to Build Trust in Vaccines Heidi Larson Knows How to Build Trust in Vaccines “I’m a little bit like Grand Central Station right now,” she said. Vaccine hesitancy is nothing new. The first anti-vaccine league group appeared in Britain in the 1850s, when the government tried to make smallpox vaccination mandatory. Most famously, in 1998, Andrew …

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How to Build a Catapult From Newspaper

How to Build a Catapult From Newspaper

How to Build a Catapult From Newspaper How to Build a Catapult From Newspaper The use of catapults can be traced to the Greeks, Romans and Chinese more than 2,000 years ago. They were particularly popular during the Middle Ages as a way to launch projectiles over the walls of forts and castles. The catapult mechanism, also known as a …

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The Idea: Build It, and They Can Find Coronavirus Tests

The Idea: Build It, and They Can Find Coronavirus Tests

The Idea: Build It, and They Can Find Coronavirus Tests The Idea: Build It, and They Can Find Coronavirus Tests For the past two months, the nine-to-five jobs at their recruiting software company were just the start of a busy work day for Joe Essenfeld, Boris Kozak and Matt Geffken. After a short break for dinner and a little family …

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T.S.M.C. Is Set to Build a U.S. Chip Facility, a Win for Trump

T.S.M.C. Is Set to Build a U.S. Chip Facility, a Win for Trump

T.S.M.C. Is Set to Build a U.S. Chip Facility, a Win for Trump T.S.M.C. Is Set to Build a U.S. Chip Facility, a Win for Trump SAN FRANCISCO — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has agreed to build an advanced chip factory in the United States, in a response to the Trump administration’s growing concerns about the security of the global …

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‘How to Build a Girl’ Review: Write On

‘How to Build a Girl’ Review: Write On

‘How to Build a Girl’ Review: Write On ‘How to Build a Girl’ Review: Write On Bursting at the seams with plot and patter, Coky Giedroyc’s coming-of-age comedy, “How to Build a Girl,” gives you a whole lot for your money. Sometimes almost too much: This brisk, breathless story of a socially inept high schooler in the 1990s who finds …

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Inside G.M.’s Race to Build Ventilators, Before Trump’s Attack

Inside G.M.’s Race to Build Ventilators, Before Trump’s Attack

The next day, Phil Kienle, G.M.’s head of manufacturing for North America, and a few other executives flew to Ventec’s headquarters in Bothell, Wash. Early on Friday, March 20, the G.M. team sat down with Ventec executives to learn how the ventilators are made, and what parts are required. Ventec had already started a push to ramp up production to …

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