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A Horrifying, Embarrassing Day at the Supreme Court

In theory, what the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court were all but shouting about Wednesday was midazolam hydrochloride, a sedative used by …

South Korea Unveils Fast Tiltrotor Drone Prototype

One body, many rolls<p>As broadcast by the Republic of Korea’s Arirang television network last night, a brand-new Korean tiltrotor drone took to the skies for the first time. The TR-60 can fly for up to 6 hours at as fast as 310 mph. It is planned that the drone, developed at a cost of $91 million, …

South Korea

Why Apple Bought 36,000 Acres Of Forest

Why invest in trees? The company uses a vast amount of paper in packaging, and wanted to find a long-term sustainable source for it–and a way to help …

UC Berkeley

Too many teachers teaching outside their area of expertise

Australia continues to be plagued with high numbers of teachers teaching subjects they are not qualified to teach, according to the latest Australian …

Tiny plastic, big problem

Unsightly plastic bottles, bags and other trash give just a hint of the largely unseen problem of plastic pollution. Scientists have found tiny bits …

Pollution

4 Ways Technology Can Help Empower Teachers And Students

The 18th century Prussians were one of the first societies to think about truly public education–making (relatively) high-quality education …

Pedagogy

House of the Future Is Here Today, Generates Twice the Energy It Uses

Buildings can suck up a lot of energy. Etimates say that the nation's 114 million households and 4.7 million commercial buildings account for nearly …

The Silly Politics Of Climate Change

A few weeks back, news of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s prohibition of the term “climate change” in his administration raised howls of criticism. It may have been wrong, in a state where the entire economy is on the beach, to insist that rising sea levels are “nuisance flooding”, but was it really …