Google Science Fair Winners

SCIENCE Think about what you love, what you’re good at, and what you really want to change. Think about entering Google Science Fair 2015. But first, think about how these young scientists are changing the world, from world hunger to environmental clean-ups. (Google Science Fair) Use our resources to see where science can take your career. And the winners are . . . Natural Bacteria … Continue reading Google Science Fair Winners

Free Advice from Fed Chairman

UNITED STATES Advice from Ben Bernanke Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke outlines “Ten Suggestions,” one of the best, brightest commencement speeches you’ll hear this year. Listen up. Discussion Ideas Commencement speeches are given to graduating students. Universities often invite important leaders to give advice to the graduating class. Read other outstanding speeches here. (I’ll add this one.) Why do students think Princeton University invited Ben Bernanke … Continue reading Free Advice from Fed Chairman

Deciphering Teenage Grunts. DUH.

SCIENCE Linguists Try to Decipher Teenage Grunts Clearly, linguistics exists just so we can give a technical description of those hard-to-spell sounds that erupt from callow youths. yeeah. The eye-rolls are vital. Discussion Ideas: Alveolar glides, affricates, glottal stops. Do students think linguists invented these terms to better understand teenage speech patterns? Unlikely. These are words or descriptions that apply to very specific sounds made … Continue reading Deciphering Teenage Grunts. DUH.