Anonymous $2 Million Donation Pays Colorado Symphony Salaries Through Summer 2021

The Colorado Symphony will be able to pay its employees’ salaries and health insurance through summer 2021 thanks to a $2 million anonymous donation. Colorado Symphony’s usual packed schedule of shows and live movie scores has been furloughed most of the past year, along with every other performing arts organization, but leaders plan to present […]

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Wombats Hailed as Heroes for Digging Down Under, Revealing Water Well During Drought

In New South Wales, local wombats are helping dozens of other species find water as the country sizzles under severe drought. The cuddly-looking animals invaded Ted Finnie’s beef farm and began tunneling underground to a hidden water source, local news reports. According to ABC Australia, the farm sits 19 miles (30 kilometers) down the Hunter […]

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Yale is Offering Its Popular Happiness Course to Some High School Students for Free — Including College Credit

In 2018, Yale Professor Laurie Santos introduced a new course, “Psychology and the Good Life,” to address the growing mental health needs of students on campus. It was an immediate success, attracting more than 1,200 undergraduate enrollees that first semester before it was transformed into the most popular online course in Yale’s history. Now the […]

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