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Drawing Hemingway’s Cuba

2 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

James Richards, a landscape architecture professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, finds anecdotal proof in the life of Ernest Hemingway.

Cornel West: The Age of Obama Is Over

On CNN Wednesday, leftist Professor Cornel West, given the chance to bloviate about the non-indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, decided to impart his perspective with a vengeance, even targeting President...Show More Summary

HuffPo: The White Man's History of America Unfair to Native Americans

The Huffington Post has published a piece lamenting the ignorance of Native American history among students in America. HuffPo tells the story of Sarah Shear, an assistant professor of social studies education at Pennsylvania State University...Show More Summary

The 5th Amendment: Why A Law Professor Says "Don't Talk To Police"

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, In my recent interview, “Serfdom is the New Normal” – Talkin’ Oligarch Blues with Perpetual Assets, I mentioned the dangers of talking to the police in light of the recent epidemic of shady civil asset forfeitures. Show More Summary

The Bible-Constitution connection

Texas' State Board of Education has approved new history textbooks that say the U.S. Constitution was based on the Bible. A group of university professors complains that the textbooks are filled with "inventions and exaggerations" about...Show More Summary

Notre Dame biologist leads sequencing of the genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes

Nora Besansky, O'Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the University's Eck Institute for Global Health, has led an international team of scientists in sequencing the genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquito species from around the world. read more

OU professor and team discover first evidence of milk consumption in ancient dental plaque

Led by a University of Oklahoma professor, an international team of researchers has discovered the first evidence of milk consumption in the ancient dental calculus--a mineralized dental plaque--of humans in Europe and western Asia. The team found direct evidence of milk consumption preserved in human dental plaque from the Bronze Age to the present day. read more

Polish Gang Who Battered University Professor Came to UK Under EU Free Movement Rules

A gang of four thugs who beat a law professor so badly he needed facial reconstruction surgery all had previous criminal convictions in Poland, a court has heard. Kingston Crown Court were told that the gang’s ring leader, Dawid Tychon,...Show More Summary

Amino acid for healthier calves?

New Mexico State University Assistant Professor Eric Scholljegerdes is developing an amino acid feed supplement and studying the influence it has on fetal programming. The big question: can amino acid help breed cows during drought and does it help give calves a more efficient digestive system? Preg...

Selfie King James Franco’s 2015 Calendar Is A Francophile’s Dream

James Franco has been called a modern day Renaissance man and it seems that there is nothing he can’t do. He’s an actor, writer, poet, director, Professor, artist and now calendar hunk. His latest collaboration is a 32 page 2015 calendar featured in the latest issue of Paper Magazine, view the full calendar online. Show More Summary

Subtle shifts in the Earth could forecast earthquakes, tsunamis

Earthquakes and tsunamis can be giant disasters no one sees coming, but now an international team of scientists led by a University of South Florida professor have found that subtle shifts in the earth's offshore plates can be a harbinger of the size of the disaster.

Facts of the Day – November 27, 2014

Facts of the Day – When Patrick Stewart was first asked to consider playing Professor X on film, the actor had no idea who the character was. So when one of the producers handed him an ‘X-Men’ comic from her desk he responded, “What am I doing on the front of a comic book?” Facts of […]

Journalism professor's lessons live on

It was 37 years ago when we met, a frightened student and a rumpled teacher in an awkward moment that changed a life.

SL Letter of the Day: An End-of-Semester Public Service Announcement for Hot Professors and Horny Students

An Assistant Professor from a larger institution of higher education here. It's in a field that brushes up with Human Sexuality but that's all I'll say for the sake of preserving my chance at tenure one day. It's not English so excuse any grammatical errors. Show More Summary

The Internet of Things and Smart Crops

Today it's not enought to just talk about Internet. This concept has broaden up and it's a good challenge for those who want to become electronic engineers. César Viloria Núñez, professor at Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, explains what is the Internet of things: Consiste en que las cosas...

What happens when you pour 1200ºF molten aluminum into an anthill?

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

This. It's an archival clip from CBS Sunday Morning on the work of Florida State University biology professor Walter Tschinkel. Read the rest

Cornel West: ‘Ferguson Signifies the End of the Age of Obama’

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Professor Cornel West appeared on CNN International this afternoon to give his take on Ferguson, and said right at the outset, "Ferguson signifies the end of the age of Obama."

'Wanted 2' a Possibility, Hints Producer Marc Platt

James McAvoy might probably be widely known by film audiences as the young Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men films, which started with "X-Men: First Class" in 2011. Others, however, might better know him as Wesley in the 2008 action-thriller film "Wanted" which also starred Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman.

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