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Allison McCartney
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Street signs are tasked with a difficult job: to quickly and effectively provide important directional information to drivers traveling at high speeds. They must work at the extremes of the human perception of speed, and (ideally) be understandable by any person who may encounter them. To do this, street signs must reduce design down to its most functional elements and play into knowledge of human perception. So what can be learned by looking at ...
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NewsHour Extra · Subject Areas · Arts & Culture · Economics · English & Language Arts · Geography · Government & Civics · Math · Media Literacy · Politics · Science · Social Issues · Technology · World · Lesson Plans · Articles · Student Voices · Video ...
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In many cases, the original toxic water, which is the byproduct of solvents used by Silicon Valley’s earliest tech companies to degrease computer chips, is almost untreatable. The report estimates it would take 700 years of continuous treatment to make the groundwater below some parts of Silicon Valley drinkable again.
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As part of an effort to slow the process of climate change, President Obama and his administration recently announced a major new initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 645-page proposal requires coal-powered plants to reduce their carbon ...
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Celebrated author, poet, artist and activist Maya Angelou passed away May 28 at the age of 86. She is known across the globe for her elegant language and passion toward civil rights. Angelou published several books of poetry, autobiographies and novels that are still widely read today.
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Known as SkyCycle, a system of bike routes above street level have been proposed for London. Design by Foster + Partners. A bold new transportation plan proposes a network of 10 car-free bike path routes that would span approximately 137 miles and be installed above London's current suburban ...
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    Editor, NewsHour Extra, 6 - present
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St. Louis, MO, United States - Plano, TX, United States
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I write and produce at The PBS NewsHour. Formerly of Washington University and The Nine Network in St. Louis. I work on the education beat and have a personal love affair with the Middle East. 
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  • Washington University in St. Louis
    Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Studies
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