Marina Hanna

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Read the Hilarious Letter a Dad Wrote When His 6-Year-Old Asked for Money

"After reviewing your account, we have found you have insufficient funds, and a history of not doing your chores."<p>When one 6-year-old boy asked his dad for an allowance to buy a new toy, the father took it as an opportunity to give the little tyke his first lesson in finance. The dad printed out a …

The top 20 books every student should read before leaving secondary school

Which books should every teenager have read before they leave secondary school?<p>The Times Educational Supplement has compiled a list of novels for …

Literature

21 Hilarious Ways to Drive Someone Crazy Discreetly

Pets

Increase Your IQ: 5 Things You Should Be Doing Every Day | Inc.com

If you want to witness the magic of the human brain in action, play the matching game with a 4-year-old–you know, the classic game where the tiles are arranged face down and players take turns flipping them over to find pairs. You’ll see what I mean as you watch that wonderful little brain doing …

Creativity

10 Smart Things To Do Every Night

If you want to have a great tomorrow, do these ten things tonight. You can end your day by vegging out in front of the TV, staying up late, and …

30 Facts That Sound Like Total Bullsh*t But Are Actually True

All-boys Watts high school has 100 percent college acceptance

For over 50 years, Verbum Dei School in Watts has been a safe haven and a launch pad for educational success. This year, every senior at the Jesuit …

‘Harry Potter’ hero is alive, now works for American Airlines

Fans of “Harry Potter” no longer need to mourn the loss of Professor Severus Snape—the stern-faced potions master who died as one of biggest heroes …

A Tale of Two Teachers

The two most important days of school might well be the first and the last. On the first day, teachers work hard to set expectations, start routines and establish a certain tone. For many --including me, when I was teaching -- that might mean making room for humor and wit.<p>Exhaustion sometimes rules …

Teaching

Who gets into elite American universities, and why

In May, 60 groups filed a complaint with the Justice and Education departments claiming that Asian Americans are held to a different standard — a higher standard — than other students applying for admission at elite universities. They believe that "holistic admissions" is being used as a modern-day …

The Class of 2015 Just Dropped the Mic With These Amazing Yearbook Quotes

Yearbook quotes are becoming an increasingly popular way for high school seniors to show off some snark, creativity and humor. They’ve also been a …

Harry Potter

College Is Not the Best Four Years of Your Life

In the interest of reassuring struggling students, I offer this partial catalog of some of the many bad ideas I accumulated during my college years. Trust me—life gets better after graduation.<p>Every June, as I am admiring the pithy speeches full of calculated wisdom delivered by people of …

Charles Bukowski

I Fell In Love With My Professor And He Raped Me

It was an exciting romance, at least the idea of it was. He was my teacher at university, and I his student. I always had a fantasy of being with a …