Netflix Documentary ‘Rising Phoenix’ Creators Launch Prince Harry-Backed Education Guide


  • “Rising Pheonix” creators have launched an educational program revolving around disability
  • The project is backed by Prince Harry, who believes the program has a lot of lessons to teach
  • “Rising Phoenix” currently holds a score of 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

The creators of Netflix’s documentary “Rising Phoenix” have launched an education guide to make students aware that the Paralympics is one of the ways to raise visibility for people with disabilities. 

“Rising Pheonix,” which tells the story of inspiring para-athletes who defied the odds to become some of the most successful athletes of all time, introduced the program for teachers to dig deeper into the subject matter in their classrooms. 

The educational program is backed by Prince Harry, who founded the Invictus Games for wounded members of the military and veterans. Speaking about the program, the Duke of Sussex said he is “really excited” about the new education

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2020’s real estate rising stars share their best career advice

  • Business Insider selected 30 young professionals under 35 in a wide range of commercial and residential roles including brokers, investors, developers, and founders for its 2020 rising stars list. 
  • We asked the up-and-comers to give us their best career advice for those just starting out.
  • Here are some of the top insights, straight from the wunderkinds themselves.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The opportunities in the world of real estate are vast, making it a rewarding — albeit challenging and competitive — career path. 

The industry did encounter unforeseen hurdles this year as the pandemic emptied out —and threatened the future of — offices, hotels, and malls. The coronavirus crisis and accompanying economic uncertainty also pushed Americans to reconsider where they live, causing mass migrations and relocations for everyone from tech CEOs to the millennial work-from-home set. 

We asked this year’s rising stars of real estate to give

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Oakland University offers COVID-19 sensing, tracking devices to students, staff amid rising cases

The first batch of BioButtons has arrived at Oakland University as cases of COVID-19 increase on campus and throughout Michigan.

The university received 1,500 of the wearable devices for students and faculty and began distributing them at the beginning of the week, said David Stone, OU’S chief research officer.

The devices, purchased from Denver-based BioIntelliSense for $90,000, are being used for early detection of the coronavirus by measuring temperature and vital signs. Funded through federal CARES Act money, they are being offered free of charge to OU students and employees.

“This is a way to limit outbreaks,” Stone said. “We want to keep one case in a dorm from becoming 50.”

COVID-19 cases tied to OU remained in the single digits this fall until the last week in October, when 29 commuter students tested positive for the coronavirus, according to university data. The following week, OU had an outbreak on

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Lawrence Technological University to move classes online amid rising COVID cases

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Students at Lawrence Technological University will switch to online instruction next week due to increasing coronavirus spread, officials said.

Lawrence Tech announced Wednesday that the university will move to remote instruction beginning Nov. 16 as COVID-19 cases climb throughout the state of Michigan. Classes were previously slated to transition to online-only instruction by Nov. 24 before the holiday, but officials have adjusted that schedule to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Students involved in laboratory courses or senior projects in the colleges of Engineering, Arts and Sciences and Business and Information Technology will remain on campus through Nov. 24, according to officials.

Residence halls and dining services will remain open on the Southfield-based campus through their originally-scheduled dates.

According to the university’s website, Lawrence Tech currently has eight active “residential” COVID-19 cases, 14 overall active cases, 62 “residential” individuals in active quarantine and overall 132 individuals in active

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10 million people have been infected with coronavirus in the US — and the rates keep rising in 43 states

In less than 10 months, the US went from one known coronavirus infection to 10 million.

a car parked on a city street: EL PASO, TX - OCTOBER 31: An attendant talks to a person waiting in their car at a coronavirus testing site at Ascarate Park on October 31, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. As El Paso reports record numbers of active coronavirus cases, the Texas Attorney General sues to block local shutdown orders. (Photo by Cengiz Yar/Getty Images)

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EL PASO, TX – OCTOBER 31: An attendant talks to a person waiting in their car at a coronavirus testing site at Ascarate Park on October 31, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. As El Paso reports record numbers of active coronavirus cases, the Texas Attorney General sues to block local shutdown orders. (Photo by Cengiz Yar/Getty Images)

That bleak milestone was reached Monday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. And the most recent 1 million infections happened faster than any previous million, in just 10 days.

The virus is now spreading exponentially in all regions of the country. As of Monday, 43 states reported at least 10% more new Covid-19 cases compared to last week, according to Johns Hopkins.

And the rate of new infections is far outpacing

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With no bubble in place, football season, college and NFL, in jeopardy with rising COVID rates

It was just a normal Saturday in the tense new world of college and pro football.

The New England Patriots reopened their facilities after canceling Friday’s practice because of a positive COVID-19 test. The Jacksonville Jaguars closed their facilities after a practice-squad player tested positive on Friday. The Denver Broncos traveled to face the Patriots without running-backs coach Curtis Modkins, who tested positive for COVID on Saturday morning, and also without running back Melvin Gordon III, who had an illness that was feared to be COVID but now has been determined to be unrelated.

Meanwhile, in college football, Alabama’s legendary, soon-to-be 69-year-old, coach Nick Saban was cleared to be on the sidelines in the Tide’s blockbuster game against Georgia after his original diagnosis of COVID was determined to be a false positive. Two other Southeastern Conference games — Florida vs. LSU, and Vanderbilt vs. Missouri — scheduled for Saturday were

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SpaceX to Launch Satellite Tracking Rising Sea Levels

(Bloomberg) — A new payload that Elon Musk’s SpaceX will deliver into orbit next month will play a pivotal role in measuring sea level increases, potentially helping to spare economies from billions of euros in damages by the end of this century. 


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The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite lifts off Nov. 10 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket that will be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Its mission will be to track how the accelerating rise of sea levels are changing coastlines, threatening the habitat of more than a third of the world’s population. The European Space Agency will provide details about the mission on Friday at 4 p.m. in Paris. 

“Measurements of global and regional sea level have become a valuable tool for decision makers to assess one of the most compelling impacts of climate change and how to prepare for flooding of coastal areas,” said

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SpaceX will launch a satellite for NASA that tracks rising sea levels

  • SpaceX is launching a satellite in November that will track how climate change is causing sea levels to rise.
  • The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will take off November 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.
  • The satellite will measure how rising sea levels are eroding coastlines by updating maps of the oceans every ten days. Its altimeters can measure millimeter-scale changes in elevation.
  • The project is a collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, which contracted SpaceX for the launch.
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch a satellite on November 10 that can measure rising sea levels from orbit.

The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will update maps of the oceans every 10 days, showing scientists how much rising sea levels are eroding coastlines. 

On-board digital altimeters can measure millimeter-scale changes in elevation from the satellite, which

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