Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning:

1. Using machine learning to decode extinct languages.
Full story from MIT Technology Review

2. Clowning, hypnosis, animal telepathy... there’s a MOOC for almost anything.
Full story from PC Magazine

3. Children may miss subtle moral lessons in TV shows.
Full story from Futurity

4. Sleep doesn't just help us remember; it increases our ability to learn.
Full story from Earth.com

5. Pharmacy student who demonstrated biochemistry experiment on stage crowned Miss Virginia.
Full story from INSIDER

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