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When Teachers Cheat

Rampant conspiracies to alter kids' scores, including the one that resulted in the recent conviction of 11 Atlanta educators, attest to the dangers of high-stakes testing.<p>The social scientist Donald T. Campbell offered an insightful analysis of American education in his 1976 paper, "Assessing the …

Education

Billie Holiday: A Singer Beyond Our Understanding

Most artists belong to their times, but Billie Holiday, born 100 years ago Tuesday, fits in the present. In a way, she died before her time, just as the country was beginning to talk about race, drugs, feminism and misogyny — all of which converged in her life.<p>Her death in July 1959 was only …

Πώς φτάσαμε στη σύγκρουση

Ο Δεκέμβρης του ‘44 είναι μήνας-ορόσημο της σύγχρονης ελληνικής ιστορίας. Οσα οδήγησαν στην αιματηρή σύγκρουση εκείνον τον εμβληματικό μήνα και όσα …

The Style-Conscious Man’s Guide To Underwear

Unless you’re a) David Gandy or b) one of those guys who has to take it too far by stripping off on a night out, your underwear is not for public …

The Best Made In Britain Shoe Brands

We Brits may have plenty to complain about – our weather sucks, we’re crap at almost every sport we invent and the last time we won Eurovision …

The Best Men’s Belts Guide You’ll Ever Read

Far more than a simple means of ensuring you’re not caught with your pants down, a belt has the ability to whisper quietly about your assured sense …

Outfit Inspiration: Smart-Casual Denim

Dressing Up Your Denim Collection<p>As far as fabrics go, not too many can rival denim in terms of importance and prevalence.<p>A material that has …

7 Lessons We Learned At Pitti Uomo 87

The Power Of Pitti<p>Sandwiched snugly between London Collections: Men and Milan Fashion Week is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it trade show in Florence by …

The 10 Shirts Every Man Needs In His Wardrobe

Unless you come from a family of avid Hawaiian surfers, chances are you wouldn’t show up to the funeral of an elderly relative in a pair of …

Three Alternative Colours For High Summer 2013

Introduction<p>Spring/summer is renowned for being the time of year where men become much more experimental with their colour choices. Free from the …

Islamic State: A chronology of key developments | DW | 14.09.2014

As US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Egypt for talks on forming a coalition against the "Islamic State" (IS, also known as ISIS and ISIL), …