In 1971, I was in Beirut on a grant from my university to conduct research for my doctoral dissertation on the emergence of Palestinian national consciousness. Since the subjects of my study were the Palestinians in Lebanon's refugee...Show More Summary
Featured Stunt Photos University of Missouri Cheerleaders doing a Swedish Falls cheerleading stunt, from your About Cheerleading guide
BBC Ouch follows Fran Smith as she prepares for university, despite recent spinal surgery.
Tony Robbins is universally recognized as a motivational speaker who regularly counsels billionaire CEOs on their biggest decisions. Robbins entered the pop culture zeitgeist in 2001 when he appeared in the Farrelly Brothers comedy "Shallow...Show More Summary
James Krupa has taught University of Kentucky non-science majors their required biology course for 20 years, and he views the job as a mission, to undo the cowardice or squeamishness or lack of rigor that leads Kentucky's children to arrive at university never having learned the foundations of evolution, on which the whole edifice of biology rests. Read the rest
When Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, launched his presidential campaign last week at the Rev. Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, he earned grudgingly glowing reviews from otherwise skeptical pundits. The very next day he drove straight into a pothole on his already-narrow...
So, that happened. This week, the 2016 race welcomed Ted Cruz to the GOP scrum after the U.S. senator from Texas made his presidential ambitions clear to a literally captive audience of Liberty University students. He's been immediately...Show More Summary
Federal civil rights charges have been brought against a former student of the University of Mississippi, accused of draping a noose and a flag with Confederate markings last year on a statue commemorating the start of racial integration on campus in the 1960s. The US Department of Justice...
We know that humans are wired to fall in love, but are we also built to break up? Love is what evolutionary psychologists call a human universal -- a fundamental human experience that appears across all cultures. According to a new study,...Show More Summary
After waiting for nearly two decades, the WWE Universe will witness “The Icon” Sting wrestle his first match for the WWE at Wrestlemania 31, but his first may also be his last. In an interview with the Associated Press, the 56-year-old...Show More Summary
On Thursday, March 26, Future Tense—a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University—will hold an event on medical device security and privacy at the New America office in Washington, D.C. For more information and...Show More Summary
BBC Ouch catches up with two disabled graduates to find out what they have been doing since leaving university.
The High Court in Ireland has told ISP UPC that it must introduce a "three strikes" scheme to deal with subscribers who pirate music online. The ruling is a major victory for Sony, Universal and Warner who will only be required to pay 20% of the installation and running costs, with UPC picking up 80% of the tab. Show More Summary
West Virginia University in Morgantown is well-known for being a party school where excessive drinking is part of the student culture. As anyone familiar with campus life knows, ground zero for the drinking/party scene are fraternities that are essentially drinking clubs. Show More Summary
Deodorant streaks may not be among life’s greatest challenges, but they are persistent and universal. The video above offers a solution for when you notice the streaks after you've left the house, along with some simple fixes if you still have a laundry room nearby. You don’t even have to take off your shirt.
image credit Next time you hit your finger with a ill-judged strike of the hammer, cross your fingers, scientists suggest. Scientists from University College London have found that crossing the fingers can confuse the way the brain processes...Show More Summary
In this episode, Ron Vanderkley speaks with David Dorhout from Iowa State University about his Agricultural Robots that include Prospero the robot farmer and Aquarius the greenhouse watering robot....
A class of students at Shangqiu University in Henan province recently participated a "seed-snacking competition" organised by their teacher, bound to help them get ahead in today's competitive job market. [ more › ]
Julie Schumacher, a novelist and creative writing professor at the University of Minnesota, says she had sweated through her clothes by the time she managed to finish interrogating an undergraduate whose off-topic and violent poems had alarmed everyone in class. Show More Summary
A Balinese man kicks up burning coconut husks while celebrating Mesabatan Api, a ritual symbolically purifying the universe and human body through fire, on March 20, 2015, in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. Smoke billows from the forest around...Show More Summary