This week, we learned …
… Bob Dylan’s Nobel lecture was worth the wait. It’s great. Read of the week!
Who are some Nobel laureates we’d rather forget?
… the significant benefits of long-term knowledge.
How can educators start to develop spatial thinking among young children?
… wartime spies used knitting as an espionage tool.
What sort of schools might teach espionage knitting skills?
… the best way to transmit satellite data is in an 18-wheeler.
Take a look at what DigitalGlobe is transporting in those trucks.
… the U.S. education system may be producing a society of “smart fools.” Ouch.
Don’t be a fool. Get with the learning framework!
… the complex story of Polish refugees in Iran.
… one of the world’s richest countries might be running out of food.
… a hominin cache in Morocco is altering the history of our species.
… how and why Silicon Valley billionaires are trying to remake U.S. schools.
How are our educators rethinking education?
… why men don’t live as long as women.
Sure, women live longer, but do men have a better sense of direction?
… scientists and the public aren’t always speaking the same language.
Use our glossary to get started updating your vocabulary.