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Harvard Professor Tribe Makes Peabody Coal’s Case Against Clean Power Plan in The Wall Street Journal

This is a guest post by Climate Nexus. While many legal experts have already picked apart his argument, Harvard Professor Laurence H. Tribe took his analysis on behalf of the world’s largest privately held coal company against the  EPA...Show More Summary

This Is What You’re Getting For Christmas, According To Google

8 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : SheFinds

The New York Times asked Google for the top-trending gift searches in major U.S. cities. To say the results are eye-opening is an understatement. Yes, some are predictable (Bostonites want Harvard sweatshirts), but man did we learn a lot from this list. Show More Summary

E-Readers, Tablets, Smartphones Are Ruining Your Sleep: Study

Having trouble sleeping at night? Here's the latest culprit: backlit digital screens. According to a recent study conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School, the blue light from backlit devices (that would be pretty much everything: smartphones, tablets, and most e-readers) can lead to reduced melatonin, which leads to less......

Harvard coloring tech could be an attractive alternative to paint

21 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Most people probably don't think of a coating of paint as being a particularly major component of a manufactured item. If the object is quite large, however, or if a lot of them are being made, paint can add considerably to its weight and/or production costs. Show More Summary

Your Tablet Computer Is Screwing Up Your Sleep Patterns

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A new Harvard study is re-affirming the assertion that reading light-emitting e-books before bed, like computer tablets, could have a detrimental effect on sleep, which can in turn lead to serious health problems. Read more...

E-Readers at bed time could be hazardous to your health

Reading a book before bed is a time honoured tradition, but it’s the perfect example of how the real thing trumps the digital edition. That’s because reading an e-reader at night could be hazardous to your health. A team at Harvard Medical School have completed a study that compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers. Show More Summary

In Goya’s Adoration of the Magi, a Black King Plays an Exalted Role

This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black Archive & Library at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

Oklahoma is blowing out Weber State 51-12 at halftime

It's been a banner week for halftime blowouts. Kentucky led UCLA 41-7 after 20 minutes, Virginia led Harvard 39-8 and now Oklahoma is putting the hurt on Weber State. Damian Lillard isn't walking through that door.

College basketball schedule and results: Wisconsin-Cal headlines busy Monday

Highlights, results and reaction from the week in college basketball. TOP 25 RECAP No. 1 Kentucky 83, UCLA 44 No. 4 Louisville 76, Western Kentucky 67 No. 6 Virginia 76, Harvard 27 No. 7 Villanova 82, Syracuse 77 (OT) No. 8 Gonzaga 63, Cal Poly 50 No. Show More Summary

NCAA basketball rankings 2014: Virginia cracks top 5, TCU makes first appearance since 1999

For the third straight week, Kentucky is the unanimous No. 1 team in the country. The team claiming this week's final spot in the AP Top 25, however, is much more surprising. Apparently limiting Harvard to 1-for-20 shooting in the first...Show More Summary

The Global Talent Crunch

"We found alarming signs of...a massive talent crunch over the following decade," says Claudio Fernandez-Araoz in his new book It's Not the How or the What but the Who, published by the Harvard Business review. The crunch comes "as a...Show More Summary

There Is No Higher Ed Bubble. Yet.

Is there a higher-education bubble? Will technology produce cheaper, better alternatives in the near future? Are kids and parents finally figuring out that if Bill Gates can drop out of Harvard and become the richest man in the world,...Show More Summary

Trigger Warnings and Personal Victimhood in Higher Education

Photograph of front facade, Austin Hall, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) recently released a report on speech codes at U.S. Show More Summary

Harvard just shot 5 percent in the first half against Virginia

Harvard is not a bad team. Not even close. The Crimson have won an NCAA Tournament game each of the last two seasons, and entered this year in our preseason top 25 for a reason. Wesley Saunders and Siyani Chambers are one of the better backcourts in the country, and that isn't just limited to the Ivy League. Show More Summary

Harvard SodaStream

3 days agoReligion / Judaism : Aish.com

Harvard’s president stops an anti-Israel boycott against SodaStream.

American Apocalypse, Key to the Loony Right in Coin Collecting?

In a new book ('American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism', Harvard University Press December 15, 2014), Matthew Avery Sutton, a professor of history at Washington State University, traces the history of American evangelical apocalypticism from the end of the 19th century to the present day. Show More Summary

Organization Matters: Organize your Life and your Business around YOU

"The rational mind is the humble servant, the intuitive mind the faithful gift. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." Albert Einstein In Unconscious Branding, Douglas Van Praet quotes Harvard Marketing Professor Gerald Zaltman, who explains that we are unaware of as much as 95% of the reasons we make a choice. Show More Summary

Harrowing Tohoku Tsunami Stories, Translated Into English

The Kahoku Shimpo, a major newspaper in Tohoku, is publishing English translations of its unique first-hand accounts of the March 11, 2011 "triple disaster" with the help of Harvard University.

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 13 – 19 December 2014

How to say ‘This is crap!’ in different cultures, from the Harvard Business Review (click to enlarge). Click here for this week’s water news summary! “If you can’t reduce a difficult geological or other problem to just one 8.5 x 11-inch...Show More Summary

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