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Meteor shower to light up the skies with 20 shooting stars per hour this week

The Leonid meteor shower can be one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, with thousands of shooting stars blazing across the sky.<p>This …

Newly Discovered Earth-Like Planet Is Speeding Toward Us

About 11 light-years away, Ross 128 b is closer to the solar system than any known exoplanet save Proxima b.<p>First there was Proxima b, the Earth-sized planet orbiting the closest star to us, Proxima Centauri. Then came the seven Earth-sized worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1, a star 39 light-years away, …

These are the most digitally savvy travellers in the world

A global survey by travel commerce platform Travelport which polled 11 000 respondents around the world, Indian travellers emerged the most …

Airport shops sell travellers medicines that could get them arrested at their destination

Pharmacies at UK airports are selling medicines to travellers which could lead to their imprisonment abroad.<p>An investigation by <i>The Independent</i> has …

Israel

The Silicon Valley Diet

Tech’s body obsession<p>Not very long ago, while en route to lunch in downtown <b>Palo Alto</b>, I bumped into my dour pal, Arthur. He’d lost so much weight I hardly recognized him. He looked like a walking snake or eel. His eyeballs, which protruded slightly, were the only round things on him. My first …

Televisions

What Has 26 Grams of Protein?! Trader Joe's New Veggie Burger

I'm just going to carry a box of these Trader Joe's Hi-Protein Veggie Burgers in my purse. That way, anytime someone asks me, "How do you get enough protein if you don't eat meat?" (for the gazillionth time), I'll just whip out these bad boys.<p>This new veggie burger has 26 grams of protein! In one …

13 Tasty Recipes That Can Help Fight Iron Deficiency

We’ve all had a day or week when we just felt… exhausted. Fatigued and weak, we just can’t keep going at our usual breakneck speed, and it’s time to …

Genetic mutation helps Amish families fight aging, diabetes and even baldness

Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered a genetic mutation in an isolated Amish population that helps them live longer and healthier …

Colossal Squid Facts (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni)

The Colossal Squid Is a Real-Life Sea Monster<p>Tales of sea monsters date back to the days of ancient mariners. The Norse tale of the Kraken tells of …

Peer advice for instructors teaching online for first time

“Inside Digital Learning” asked instructors from across the country who teach online courses to answer one of two questions: What is the best piece …

Foreign students have begun to shun the United States

In a potential threat to future U.S. innovation, new international enrollment at U.S. colleges is down for the first time in more than a decade, …

Immigration Reform

DeVos Calls for 'Major Shift' in Higher Education

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Tuesday called for a "major shift" in higher education – one that prioritizes programs like apprenticeships …

Make An Amazing Number Of Different Learning Games With “GameBuilder”

GameBuilder lets you create lots of different types of learning games – see the screenshot above to see the options.<p>Once you create it, anyone with …

How you can earn thousands as a private tutor

<i>This article first appeared in the Telegraph in January 2012</i><p>I don’t particularly like the term “super tutor”, which I hear used more and more by the parents who hire me to work with their children. The connotation of “super tutor” is that it is all about being paid very large fees. And while that …

Harvard professor predicts half of U.S. colleges will soon be bankrupt

Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, known for his theory of disruptive innovation, predicts that half of the 4,000-plus colleges …

Bankruptcy