A new survey of business leaders finds many of them are skeptical that American colleges and universities are effectively preparing students for the workforce. Just one-third said they agreed or strongly
What’s New in Digital and Social Media Research: Linking helps save newspapers and how multitasking spikes arousal
Vigorous linking as an antidote to newspaper failure, who gets crowdfunded, and skepticism around the standard narrative of the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Once in a while when you look at your little gal twirling in her frilly skirt, remember she'll be grown one day. What do you want her to know about men, life, herself, love? I'm spending the morning waiting
Anchorman, 90 When the Eagle landed on the moon, I was speechless—overwhelmed, like most of the world. Couldn't say a word. I think all I said was, "Wow! Jeez!" Not exactly immortal. Well, I was nothing
Over the course of four years, undergraduate students are presented with a smorgasbord of enticing courses. At times, they may feel overwhelmed. Which courses are needed for their major and to satisfy
Street photography is right on your doorstep. The best way to increase your confidence is by stepping outside and giving it a try. If you love people, colour and chaos, you're going to have a great time.
Sunset Tom Dyer This picture (above) is just a riot of colours. You can tell it's sunset from the shadow behind the bike, and it has that warm feeling that you get at that time of day. It's good that didn't
One year ago, many were pointing to the growth of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, as the most important trend in higher education. Many saw the rapid expansion of MOOCs as a higher education revolution
A new breed of dinosaur with a massive nose has been identified in Utah. Dubbed the Nasutoceratops Titusi, the dinosaur was about 15 feet long when it roamed earth about 75 million years ago, according
Driverless cars will soon be rolling across the UK's public roadways, thanks to a government decision to permit tests by the end of 2013, reports BBC News. A report from the country’s Department of Transport
Though not much is known about photographer Adnan Bubalo, his stunning nature and landscape photos speak for themselves. His most captivating works feature the hills of Tuscany in central Italy. With spectacular
In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone
I wrote this for High School Students, but it’s applicable to anyone. It’s an address to education and self-fulfillment. More high school and college students should start projects. Projects are a means
Here’s a radical idea: Instead of providing services or training to the world’s poorest, how about giving them cash instead? GiveDirectly, a U.S.-based nonprofit operating in Kenya, is doing just that,