An app teaches you typing by asking you to rewrite the classics

The Red Queen teaches typing.

The Red Queen teaches typing.
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A new project by a Canadian techie named Adam Doquiatan aims to teach you to type by asking you to copy great literature. The site, called TypeLit.io, lets you pick from a library of public domain classics—Alice in Wonderland, 1984, and many more—and then shows you the text of each chapter. To complete the exercise you just have to type over the text, rewriting the classic at your own (hopefully improving) pace.

The process is easy, in theory, but hard in practice. Because Doquiatan is using texts from the Gutenberg Project and other open-source repositories, there might be a few weird formatting issues that make it hard to maintain flow. That said, even hipsters are catching the craze by retyping classics in smoky diners in an effort to recapture some lost cool.

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New Course Teaches Dental Hygienists The Science Of Holistic Dental Hygiene

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CHAMPIONSGATE, Fla., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is celebrating by promoting its new course for dental hygienists. The IAOMT’s Biological Dental Hygiene Accreditation Program was recently launched to help dental professionals understand the science behind holistic approaches that reconnect oral health with the rest of the body.

“For many years, our dental hygienist members sought to construct a specialized training course to provide a detailed understanding about how biological dentistry treats the whole body as part of oral health care,” explains Kym Smith, Executive Director of the IAOMT. “It’s a testament to our hygienist members that they achieved their goal of putting together scientific research and hands-on resources to create this innovative new

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