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How high school could be engineered to become less clique-y. (from OZY)
How high school could be engineered to become less clique-y.
January 27, 2015 at 11:42 am
5 ways drones could change the way America eats ( PBS NewsHour)
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, a trade group, says agriculture could account for 80 percent of all commercial drone use, once government regulations allow it. Continue reading →
January 27, 2015 at 9:42 am
January 27, 2015 at 9:21 am
Who would you have picked as Star Baker from the latest episode of The Great British Baking Show? (from PBS Food)
Almost half-way through the baking competition, the remaining bakers face pies and tarts. Custard tarts are their Signature challenge, followed by mini pear pies — one of the more unusual Technical challenges in the competition tent. Finally, contestants battle their … Continue
January 27, 2015 at 4:00 am
The Department of Justice estimates that there are 300,000 children at risk of being trafficked into sexual slavery in the U.S. Tonight's episode of A Path Appears introduces individual survivors behind these shocking numbers, and illuminates the widespread existence of crimes happening in our own backyards. Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, and Malin Akerman join Nicholas Kristof in Nashville, Boston, and Chicago to find people who are making a difference. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/path-appears/
January 27, 2015 at 1:00 am
“If the world is getting warmer, why am I stuck out here, shoveling so much snow?”
This story has the answer (from FRONTLINE)
With every winter storm, including the blizzard hitting the Northeast this week, climate change skeptics return to a familiar argument: If the world is getting warmer, why am I stuck out here, shoveling so much snow?
January 27, 2015 at 12:00 am
In this Alaskan town, almost everyone lives & works in the same building, connected by one tunnel. This is Whittier.
Erika Thompson teaches grade school in Whittier, Alaska, a town where most people live and work in one building, and is only accessible by a miles-long tunne...
January 26, 2015 at 8:30 pm
Poll: Should employers doing background checks be blocked from seeing nonviolent criminal offenses? (from PBS NewsHour)
A growing number of jurisdictions are banning preliminary questions about job applicants’ criminal records. But advocates suggest a policy that goes a step further: to seal nonviolent, low-level criminal offenses that are more than ten years old, effectively blocking employers from learning about a…
January 26, 2015 at 8:00 pm
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