The GameCube’s shape is perfect for a unique dual paint job like this. It’s Hyrule and its parallel universe from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess by artist Zoki 64. Read more...
The numbers are shocking. According to a new study by the Washington Post and Bowling Green State University, at least 1100 people were killed by police in 2014, the highest number in decades. Only one officer was convicted of any crime for every 1,000 killed, the study found. Show More Summary
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday freed a South Korean national who is a student at New York University, in a possible sign it wants better ties with rival Seoul and may back away from a recent threat to launch a long-range...Show More Summary
I’m very happy to announce that we’ve worked with the HathiTrust to release the first 74 volumes of North Dakota Quarterly to the Open Access University under a CC-BY-ND license. The ND for all you open access crusaders who saw that and immediately started to sharpen blades is an unfortunate necessity because for much of… Read More ?
Stanford University researchers may have found the solution to global plastic pollution: mealworms. The tiny worm can subsist on a diet of Styrofoam and other forms of polystyrene, according to two studies co-authored by Wei-Min Wu, a senior research engineer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford. The research also found microorganisms […]
At its UK offices, Deloitte will hide the name of a job candidate's university in hopes of curbing recruiters' biases.
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday to William C. Campbell, Satoshi Omura and YouYou Tu. Campbell, an Irishman and research fellow emeritus at Drew University in Madison, N.J., and Japanese scientistShow More Summary
The medicines they helped develop are credited with improving the lives of millions. Among the three winners: William C. Campbell of Drew University, for his work on the roundworm parasite.
image credit Some aeroplane sheet music covers that are located at the wonderful Lester Levy Sheet Music Collection at Johns Hopkins University. (via Everlasting Blort) The Presurfer
The elite university still honors the South Carolina senator best known for praising the morality of slavery and white supremacy.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government says a South Korean student from New York University has been released by North Korea after about six months of detention. Seoul's Unification Ministry said Monday that North Korea repatriated Won Moon Joo, 21, at the border village of Panmunjom. Show More Summary
The Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded Monday to three scientists for their work in combating parasitic diseases, efforts the committee described as “a paradigm shift” in treatment. William Campbell of Drew University in New Jersey and Satoshi Omura of Japan shared the prize with Youyou Tu of China. Read full article >>
Philanthropist David Rubenstein has donated $25 million to Duke University to support a new $50 million performing arts center as well as programs and performances to be held there. Rubenstein is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the university in Durham, N.C., and a 1970 graduate. His gift will fund a 71,000-square-foot building for the arts […]
Now while it's extremely unlikely, I suppose it is possible that an all-powerful God or Supreme Being created the Universe, then waited billions of years before revealing himself to human beings on Planet Earth. Now if we are to believe...Show More Summary
Great links to start a great week!
The ASU chapter of Alpha Chi Omega turns selfie-shaming into a request for Fox Sports to donate to charity. Well played, sisters. The Arizona State University chapter of Alpha Chi Omega recently incited an online riot during an Arizona...Show More Summary
The student union at Warwick University in England blocked a planned speech by Maryam Namazie, a member of the Council of Ex-Muslims, saying she "is highly inflammatory and could incite hatred on campus." The student union says it has a policy on outside speakers that says they should "avoid insulting other faiths or groups."
The divestment campaign – a grassroots movement to get public pensions, university endowments, and other large funds to remove fossil fuels companies from their portfolios – has garnered some huge victories recently.
James Bristle of Lima Township, Michigan, dug up what he first thought was a fence post, but it was a bone -a mammoth bone! The farmer contacted the University of Michigan, who sent paleontology professor Daniel Fisher out to get a look. Show More Summary
Won Moon Joo, a U.S. resident from South Korea, has been held since April for illegally entering the North from China