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Here's the Real Problem With America's Educational System

Globalization, the automation and outsourcing of jobs, an economy changed by the recession: the U.S. economic landscape is shifting. By necessity, …

Entrepreneurship

The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Science Fiction Movies

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

How parents can use the iPad to keep their kids learning this summer

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>As the school year comes to an end, students look forward to summer break. Unfortunately for educators, this is the time of …

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

Nature

Pressed For Time? Watch These 60-Second Versions Of Your Favorite Movies

The crew at 1A4 Studio has been making minimalist minute-long animations of classic movies. Animator Vassily Chagin explains the story behind these brief, hyper homages.<p>If the infographic age is teaching us anything, it’s that people want their information as direct and to the point as possible. …

A Year on the Yenisei River

Reuters photographer Ilya Naymushin is based in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, the the third largest city in Siberia. Krasnoyarsk and many neighboring villages are situated on the Yenisei River, one of the largest river systems in the world, which provides power, transportation, food, sport and more to more …

How 500 Years Of Weird Condiment History Designed The Heinz Ketchup Bottle

From a 17th-century fish sauce, ketchup evolved into a patent medicine, a carcinogenic health hazard, and eventually, a non-Newtonian fluid. Here’s how ketchup’s rich history is reflected in the design of a bottle of Heinz.<p>What do you think about when you see a glass bottle of Heinz Tomato Ketchup …

New Jersey

Melissa + Zaha Hadid = Cool Plastic Footwear

Between the new 3D printed shoes by Janne Kyttanen and the new Zaha Hadid x United Nude collaborations, we’ve got innovative footwear on the brain. …