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Is being over 35 the best time to have a baby?

New statistics have revealed that more babies are being born to women aged over 35 than under 25. Credit: Alamy

The headlines of history are written by wars and men, but the seismic shifts are often to be found in the small print. Official statistics quietly revealed this week that, for the first time, more babies are being born to women aged 35 and over than to women under 25. …

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Join the Global Skype-a-Thon, December 3-4, 2015

Celebrate learning without borders You and your students are invited to take part in an historic global event. Starting on December 3rd and going through December 4th, Microsoft’s Global Skype-a-Thon will attempt to travel a million virtual miles during the two day event! It’s an ambitious goal, and one that …

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Introducing New Tools for Nonprofits

With more than 150 million people around the world connected to a cause, Facebook is a global community of volunteers, donors and activists coming together to make the world a better place. People raise money for disaster relief, they search for missing children, and they bring attention to the issues …

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The dress of your dreams brought to you by Skype

It’s the most important decision of the most important day, of any woman’s life. That once in a lifetime moment that simply has to be 100% perfect. Third & Loom will make all your wedding day dreams come true — in fact, whatever the occasion, they’ll help to create a …

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Thanksgiving 2015: When and what is Turkey Day in the US?

Photo: ALAMY

Roast dinner, American football and giant balloons – what is Thanksgiving Day really all about? When is Thanksgiving Day 2015? On the fourth Thursday in November. This year the day falls on November 26th. Thanksgiving Day traditionally kicks off the ‘holiday season’ in the United States. The day was set …

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Aloha to the US: Is Hawai’i an occupied nation?

Hawai'i's King Kamehameha I with snow-capped Mauna Kea in the distance /AP

An upcoming election has highlighted the deep disagreement between native Hawaiians over what the future should look like. For some, it’s formal recognition of their community and a changed relationship within the US. Others want to leave the US entirely – or more accurately, want the US to leave Hawai’i. …

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