Young at Heart and Soul - Fedor Koni︠u︡khov

Fedor Filippovich Konyukhov (Russian: Фёдор Филиппович Конюхов; born December 12, 1951) is a Russian survivalist, traveller, yacht captain and balloon pilot. He was born in the village of Chkalovo, Pryazovskyi Raion, Zaporizhia Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. In December 2010, he was ordained as an Eastern Orthodox priest in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate).

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Young at Heart and Soul - Janice Teixeira

Janice Teixeira (born 20 May 1962) is a Brazilian sports shooter. She competed in the women's trap event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1] She suffered a stroke while working as commentator at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

 

Making an Olympic debut aged 54 is some feat in itself, but for Brazilian trap shooter Janice Teixeira it surely comes second to confounding medics with a remarkable recovery from a stroke.

Teixeira suffered the scare at the 2008 Beijing Games while working as a TV commentator.

Young at Heart and Soul - Yuichiro Miura

Yuichiro Miura (born October 12, 1932) is a Japanese alpinist who in 2003, at age 70, became the oldest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This record was later broken. However, on May 26, 2008, Miura once again successfully reached the summit of Mt. Everest at the age of 75. On May 23, 2013 Miura again became the oldest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest at the age of 80. He was unable to make the descent after reaching the top, and was airlifted to base camp from 6500 meters in elevation.

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Indian-American journalist receives Edgar A Poe award.

An Indian-American journalist was felicitated on Sunday by U.S. President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle as she and her colleagues were presented with a prestigious award during the annual White House Correspondents Dinner here.

Neela Banerjee and three of her colleagues from Inside Climate News — John Cushman Jr, David Hasemyer and Lisa Song — were presented with the prestigious Edgar A Poe award.

The annual award by the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) honours journalistic work of national or regional significance.

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New education tool: Tabs with literacy apps.

Tablets loaded with literacy apps may help improve the reading skills of young children living in economically disadvantaged communities, say scientists who have launched new trials of the devices in India.

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Tufts University, and Georgia State University in the U.S. examined the use of tablet computers loaded with literacy applications in a range of educational environments.

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