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Curriculum changes 'to catch up with world's best'

<b>Five year olds will start tackling fractions and computer algorithms, as a more stretching national curriculum is announced for state schools in England.</b><p>The government says the curriculum changes are designed to catch up with the world's best education systems.<p>Prime Minister David Cameron says this …

Oregon Could Be The First State To Let Students To Go To College Tuition-Free

The "Pay it Forward, Pay it Back" plan lets students enroll with no money down, so long as they agree to pay up to 3% of their future salaries back into a state fund annually for 24 years.<p>"If it's done correctly it's essentially creating a social insurance vehicle for enabling access to higher …

How to learn the periodic table in 3 minutes

In high school science classes, students are encouraged to memorize the first 20 elements of the periodic table. There are other methods employed at …

Periodic Table

Sony's crazy 'The Playroom' PlayStation 4 demo comes pre-loaded on the system

Even though Sony's offering a few free PlayStation 4 games at launch to PlayStation Plus members, the company apparently wants to extend its philanthropy to the entire PS4 consumer base. Every PlayStation 4 comes pre-loaded with a copy of <i>The Playroom</i>, which you may remember from E3 2013 as "that …

Navy test-fires weaponized railgun with explosive results (video)

You're about to watch a test firing of BAE's experimental railgun demonstrating why the technology isn't science fiction anymore. Load an aluminum projectile into the 12-meter barrel and one million amps will <i>hypersonically</i> propel it toward the target. The conflagration you'll witness is due to the …