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Cornell frat president accused of raping co-ed in frat house

7 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

A Cornell University fraternity president raped a female student in a bedroom at the Psi Upsilon frat house, police said Friday.

Donald Trump Is Running as a Conservative Republican

This guest post was written by Lawrence Glickman, Professor of History at Cornell University (and a friend from long ago when we were both graduate students at Berkeley). As the summer of Trump turned into a phenomenon for all seasons, … Continue reading ?

Flu Tackles Super Bowl Fans

A Cornell University economist and his colleagues have found the geographical areas that have an NFL team advance to the Super Bowl had an 18 percent spike in flu-related deaths among people above the age of 65.

Flu tackles Super Bowl fans

ITHACA, N.Y. - If you're a fan of the Panthers or Broncos, be sure to wash your hands on Super Bowl Sunday before you give a friend a celebratory fist bump. A Cornell University economist and his colleagues have found the geographical areas that have an NFL team advance to the Super Bowl had an 18 percent spike in flu-related deaths among people above the age of 65. read more

The Percentages of Women That Have Been Sexual Harassed on Public Transit Is Staggering

Hollaback! and Cornell University began a large-scale research survey on street harassment in 2014.

Weekend Reading: From Farm to Canal Street

Valerie Inbruce.  From Farm to Canal Street: Chinatown’s Alternative Food Network in the Global Marketplace.  Cornell University Press, 2015. I live in downtown Manhattan, love to wander through the open-air food markets in Chinatown, and have always wondered how the extraordinarily fresh and exotic vegetables and fruits get there.  Who grows them, and where? The […]

The Gates Foundation Is Trying to Feed the Poor With GMO Propaganda

A unit of Cornell is operating as a public relations arm for the agrichemical industry. The founders of Cornell University, Andrew D. White and Ezra Cornell, dreamed of creating a great university that took a radical approach to learning. Show More Summary

Greeks To Be Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize For Their Role In Refugee Crisis

The network of Greek islanders who have rescued, sheltered and embraced refugees fleeing terror in their homelands may be up for the Nobel Peace Prize. A group of academics from Oxford, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell and the UniversityShow More Summary

Watch a Mesmerizing Map of 118 Bird Species Migrating Throughout the Western Hemisphere

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology has brewed up a hypnotizing representation of birds flocking up and down the length of two continents over the course of a year. No more complaining about your commute. Read more...

The Most Energy-Efficient Skyscraper Ever?

By Don Willmott New York City scored a major coup when it successfully lured Cornell University to build a campus for Cornell Tech, its applied sciences program, on Roosevelt Island, smack in the middle of the East River. (Check it out...Show More Summary

Cornell University Study Debunks Right-Wing Media Myth About Minimum Wage

A new study from researchers at Cornell University found that, over the past 20 years, raising the regular and tipped minimum wage for workers in the restaurant and hospitality industries "have not had large or reliable effects" on the number of people working in the industry. Show More Summary

How Putting a Mirror in Your Dining Room Might Help You Lose Weight

By Kristine Thomason Magic mirror on the wall, should I stop eating junk food once and for all? Yes. And using a mirror might actually help you do so, per a new study. How? Researchers at Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab found that eating unhealthy food in front of a mirror can make it seem significantly less delicious. Show More Summary

High Turnover Among America’s Rich

Your odds of “making it to the top” might be better than you think, although it’s tough to stay on top once you get there. According to research from Cornell University, over 50 percent of Americans find themselves among the top 10 percent of income-earners for at least one year during their working lives. Show More Summary

This Study Says Being Served By Fat Waitstaff Makes You Order More Food

According to new research from Cornell University, being served by overweight front-of-house staff can impact the amount of food we order in restaurants.

Is that hotel review a fake? Review Skeptic will tell you - CNET

This free tool from researchers at Cornell University can spot fake hotel reviews to help you uncover honest opinions about your potential lodging.

New polymer from researchers at Cornell may revolutionize water filtration

Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new polymer technique that may transform the way water is purified around the world. Led by associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology Will Dichtel, the team has inventedShow More Summary

GPS-Enabled Top Hat Helps You Navigate in Style

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

Students from Cornell University have created a GPS top hat that uses directional sound cues to help users find their destination hands free.

U.S. restaurant wine sales still hostage to 2008 economic meltdown

In 2006, academics at Cornell University’s Hotel School came up with what they thought were twenty-first century suggestions to sell more wine on-premise (in restaurants), which included pairing wine with food and low-cost wine tasting flights. Some of us in the wine industry had been pushing those ideas—and more—as far back [...]

This GPS-enabled top hat is the eccentric way to navigate

If you hate having your face stuck in your phone looking at directions, or you just fancy a new look, students at Cornell University may have just made your day. The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering final year projects featured a GPS-enabled top hat that uses directional sound to tell you where to go. Show More Summary

Using Sound Localization for Navigation: Over Hear!

Voice-guided navigation makes it a lot easier for drivers to follow directions for map applications. But a group of Electrical & Computer Engineering students from Cornell University have come up with a more intuitive solution. They...

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