Scott Lunn

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From Skyfall to The Departed: the 10 most overrated films of all time

Despite rave reviews and impressive box-office figures, these 10 films just don't live up to the hype.<p>10. The Departed (Martin Scorsese, 2006)<p>What They Said<p>“The screenplay, by William Monahan, is simply sensational. Scenes play brilliantly. Feelings flow like molten lava. The dialogue overflows …

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Big Science is broken

Science is broken.<p>That's the thesis of a must-read article in <i>First Things</i> magazine, in which William A. Wilson accumulates evidence that a lot of …

Cancer

The Not-So-Silent Revolution: The Internet of Everything in Higher Education

Change has come slowly to higher education. This is understandable given the relative success that the American university system has had in granting four-year degrees that have helped students garner higher long-term earnings. Regardless, the traditional university system is facing crushing …

Higher Education

Reforming K-12 Education: How the Activists Are Doing It

Activism when it comes to public K-12 education is flourishing. Laws regarding K-12 education are no longer simply handed down and enforced without pushback - student, parents, teachers and outside activists have a larger voice than ever when it comes to the decisions impacting the future of their …

Let Girls Lead #IDG2014: Moving Girls Towards Equality Through Sports and Education

<i>Let Girls Lead is thrilled to continue our celebration of International Day of the Girl 2014 with this new entry to our blog series written by amazing girl leaders involved in our work around the world. Today we share the perspectives of two remarkable girls, Aselef of Ethiopia and Norwukh of</i> …

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When Less Is More: A Closer Look at Higher Education

Hundreds of thousands of high school seniors will apply to college this year, in hopes of being accepted by their first choice. However, is the higher monetary cost of a more elite university worth the added sticker price? Perhaps even more important, does a more elite school offer its graduates …

How Hacking Education Has Taken Over Higher Education

Y-Combinator, the world-renowned Silicon Valley startup accelerator, recently announced its first ever college-level course on creating a successful startup at Stanford University. The course, "How to Start a Startup," exemplifies a growing trend in higher education favoring problem solving, …