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Senators Respond to Face of Congress


 

Voter Engagement Plan Contest!

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Buy Bottled Water? Why Not Bottled Air?

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For-Profit Schools, an Obama Target, See New Day Under Trump

"More troubling is the for-profit industry’s scandal sheet. A congressional investigation concluded in 2012 that exorbitant tuition, aggressive recruiting practices, abysmal student outcomes, regulatory evasion and manipulation were rampant. “These practices are not the exception — they are the norm,” Senator Tom Harkin, the Iowa Democrat who headed the committee, said at the time. “They are systemic throughout the industry, with very few individual exceptions.”

Universities Ranked by Their Respect for Viewpoint Diversity

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Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end mankind

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Go Skateboarding!

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Health Benefits of Tea?

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Want a Great Job? Think About Teaching!

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Why Facebook’s News Experiment Matters to Readers

Facebook’s new plan to host news publications’ stories directly isn’t only about page views, advertising revenue or the number of seconds it takes for a story to load. It’s about who owns the ...more


 

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World' smallest Cow

World' smallest Cow

Forest Service in Quandary About Colo. Frozen Cows

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is considering explosives to move a bunch of frozen cows that died after getting stuck inside a cabin at 11,000 feet in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.

The ...more

Letting Down Our Guard With Web Privacy

SAY you’ve come across a discount online retailer promising a steal on hand-stitched espadrilles for spring. You start setting up an account by offering your e-mail address — but before you can ...more

Race to the Bottom

Competition among states and cities to lure businesses in hopes of creating jobs is not new, but it has become more fierce in recent years. An investigation by The Times found that state and local ...more

Barrett Vitol

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The biggest Pinocchios of 2017


 

Who’s who in Mueller’s investigation into Russia ties

How Much Candy Would Kill You?

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Police Body Cameras: What Do You See?

Which Communities are Economically Distressed

Adopt a Pug

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Get Some Advice from Retired People

Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four

How to Build an Autocracy


 

The Power of Outsiders

The most corrupt state(s) in America

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It’s a Tough Job Market for the Young Without College Degrees

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Will You Sprint, Stroll or Stumble Into a Career?

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"We know the helmet is not the answer, there has to be something done about the contact"

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What You Can Do About Climate Change

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How Equal are You?

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Why What You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work

Every county in America, ranked by scenery and climate

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20 Biases That Mess Up Your Decisions

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The Effort Effect

According to a Stanford psychologist, you’ll reach new heights if you learn to embrace the occasional tumble.

One day last November, psychology professor Carol Dweck welcomed a pair of visitors from ...more

Facebook is bad for you

Using the social network seems to make people more miserable

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Measuring College Prestige vs. Price

HAVING a choice is generally a good thing, and being able to choose among several college acceptances should be a wonderful thing indeed.

But let’s face it: the cost of a college education these days ...more

Get Up. Get Out. Don’t Sit.

Just as we were all settling in front of the television to watch the baseball playoffs, two new studies about the perils of sitting have spoiled our viewing pleasure.

The research, published in ...more

Advice From Life’s Graying Edge on Finishing With No Regrets

At 17, I wrote a speech titled, “When You Come to the End of Your Days, Will You Be Able to Write Your Own Epitaph?” It reflected the approach to life I adopted after my mother’s untimely death from c ...more

Think You're An Auditory Or Visual Learner? Scientists Say It's Unlikely

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/08/29/139973743/think-youre-an-auditory-or-visual-learner-scientists-say-its-unlikely

We've all heard the theory that some students are visual learners, while ...more

How to Study

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

Every September, millions of parents try a kind of psychological witchcraft, to transform their summer-glazed campers into fall ...more

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Protect Your Privacy Try Out Data Detox

Don't Be a Sucker - 1947 Defense Department Film


 

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Advice College Admissions Officers Give Their Own Kids

Why Aren't We Expected to Live as Long?

Read This Story Without Distraction (Can You?)

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Obama on ‘Terrifying’ Threat of Climate Change

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Trump’s History of Encouraging Violence

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Radio Neptune - Musique classique le jour, jazz la nuit

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How reality silenced the climate change deniers

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The Obama Boom

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$50,000 In Student Loans? You Probably Don't Think College Was Worth It

"The value of my education is priceless, but the value of my education is also not $140,000 in debt."

That was the statement of a Hunter College graduate with a master's degree, as quoted in the ...more

Legendary New Orleans chef rebuilds neighborhood institution

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Seeing the Invisible

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The Many Pitfalls of Private Student Loans

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Mark Zuckerberg, Let Me Pay for Facebook

FACEBOOK. Instagram. Google. Twitter. All services we rely on — and all services we believe we don’t have to pay for. Not with cash, anyway. But ad-financed ...more

Anxious Students Strain College Mental Health Centers

ORLANDO, Fla. — One morning recently, a dozen college students stepped out of the bright sunshine into a dimly lit room at the counseling center here at the University of Central Florida. They ...more

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What's Behind America's Soaring College Costs?

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How to Fire Up America (Economist.com)


 

No, Your Online Information is Not Safe...

Anthem Health Insurer Says Cyberattack Stole Data of Millions

Anthem, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, said late Wednesday that the personal information of tens of millions of its ...more

College Life Doesn't Have To Mean Crummy Cuisine, Says Dorm Room Chef

Emily Hu is a veritable master chef of the dorm room.

No oven? No problem. The college student is skilled at navigating the cooking limitations of campus living — she can whip up cakes with just four ...more

How to Raise a University’s Profile: Pricing and Packaging

One day in 2013, I sat down in a Starbucks in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington with Hugh Moren, then a junior at the nearby George Washington University. I asked him how much money he was ...more

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Sleep as a Competitive Advantage

At 6 p.m. last Friday, I boarded a plane for Bangalore, India. At 1 p.m. Tuesday, I arrived back in New York after two days of meetings and traveling 34 hours across nine time zones. As you can ...more

Where to Move If You Want a Job, More Money, or Lots of Single People

A new Census tool reveals which large cities are the nation's leaders in earnings, unemployment, and unmarried young people.

Better Ways to Learn

Does a good grade always mean a student has learned the material? And does a bad grade mean a student just needs to study more?

In the new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, ...more

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Steve Jobs was a Low Tech Parent - NYT

When Steve Jobs was running Apple, he was known to call journalists to either pat them on the back for a recent article or, more often than not, explain how they got it wrong.

I was on the receiving ...more

How to Fire Up America (Economist.com)

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