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LinkedIn Is Giving Away Free Business And Tech Training Courses Through Lynda.com

LinkedIn Is Giving Away Free Business And Tech Training Courses Through Lynda.com

Back in April, LinkedIn announced that it was acquiring Lynda.com, an online learnings site that enables people to learn new business, technology, and creative skills – the kinds of skills that you’d want to showcase on your LinkedIn profile and that businesses are looking for when hiring. It seemed like a pretty good fit. Lynda.com has been rebranded as “A …

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New Army Training Simulations Licensed To Use Unreal Engine

Using video game-like simulations to train fighting forces is not a new concept by any means; however, what is normally discussed in science fiction lore is also a very real capability used by the United States military. In this case, we are focusing on the United States Army, but such training is certainly not restricted to that particular branch of …

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Oscar Pistorius Training Again, Calls the Experience “Bittersweet”

Oscar Pistorius is training again for the first time in the five months. While awaiting trial for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, the Paralympic sprinting champ is returning to the track. His first “formal” workout since his arrest consisted only of light jogging. Pistorius is reported to have lost over twenty lbs. since Steenkamp’s murder. ”It was …

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Japanese Troops Being Trained in California

Members of the Japan‘s Self-Defense Force this week are training on the southern coast of California. According to an Associated Press report, the troops are being trained for the next two weeks by U.S. Marines. The training will specifically train Japanese troops in amphibious assault tactics. The U.S. Department of Defense claims the exercises will help Japan and the U.S. …

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‘Killer Dolphins’ Escape From Ukrainian Handlers

The Russian International New Agency (RIA Novosti) is reporting that three “killer” dolphins have escaped from their Ukranian handlers. The mammals were engaged in training exercises when they took off for open water. The publication quoted a former Soviet naval anti-sabotage officer as saying the dolphins probably took in search of mates. The officer stated that it isn’t uncommon for …

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