• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental
Students in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Students in Alabama, Mississippi, and D.C., however, are languishing.
A new skyscraper in London exemplifies the phenomenon. The "Walkie Talkie Building," a name Londoners have given a distinctively shaped skyscraper near Saint Paul's Cathedral, has been in the news this
Science News Wastewater from the controversial practice of fracking appears to be linked to all the earthquakes in a town in Ohio that had no known past quakes, research now reveals. The practice of hydraulic
Trent Reznor is known as a detail guy: a meticulous composer and manipulator of sound, layers upon layers of it. From his band's genesis 25 years ago, the leader of Nine Inch Nails has been known for of
Hot summer days often mean air pollution warnings in big cities. But the air inside your kitchen can sometimes be just as harmful. Cooking fumes from your stove are supposed to be captured by a hood over
Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity has been slowly building for months now. The film's received praise at recent festival screenings, and director James Cameron recently called it the best film
Company is trying to capture the shopper who bypasses premium brads for less pricey household products. CINCINNATI -- Under pressure to innovate, Procter & Gamble announced Wednesday that it's launching
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Republican Steve Lonegan, who is running against Cory Booker for Senate in New Jersey, on Tuesday called his rival’s comments about speculation on his sexuality “weird” and said the Newark mayor was “acting
(Reuters/Lucas Jackson) Miley Cyrus acted like a male pop star at the VMAs. But she’ll get criticized like a female one Soraya Chemaly August 26, 2013 11:30pm (UTC) It’s hard being a living doll. Ask Cyrus.
Sarah Palin on Tuesday announced she has signed onto the effort to defund Obamacare, calling it a “beast” that must be stopped. “Forced enrollment in Obama’s ‘Unaffordable Care Act’ is weeks away,” the
Just when you thought the internet had bled the Miley Cyrus conversation bone-dry, in swoops Kanye West. The New York Post reports that Miley teamed up with Kanye immediately following the VMAs Sunday
Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace,