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  • Buckle up, Grandma; time to try out Jr.'s new toy

     Buckle up, Grandma;  time to try out Jr.'s new toy
    STEM has gained STEAM (some are adding art to the acronym's hot topics of science, technology, engineering and math) as parents prime their kids' minds for next-generation careers. So we made sure to include a few "maker kits," as Amazon calls them,...
  • West Palm student wins $29,203 on Jeopardy!

    West Palm student wins $29,203 on Jeopardy!
    Answer: This West Palm Beach 12-year-old made $29,203 with the help of Play-Doh. Question: Who is Jeopardy! Kids Week Competition winner Zane Ice? Zane, a seventh-grader at Palm Beach Day Academy and an avid fan of the game show since he was 4,...
  • Obamacare was sold on a pack of lies

    Obamacare was sold on a pack of lies
    It's not exactly the Ems Dispatch (the diplomatic cable Otto von Bismarck doctored to provoke the 1870 Franco-Prussian War). But what the just-resurfaced Gruber Confession lacks in world-historical consequence, it makes up for in world-class cynicism....
  • Jay Ambrose: Using art to fix climate change

    When Todd Siler was 12 years old, he asked what the point of the universe was. To help find out, he later became the only one ever to get an art-and-psychology Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has since painted up a storm, thought up...
  • An uneven surge in international students on campus

    WASHINGTON The number of U.S. college students from overseas has skyrocketed in recent years, with more than 886,000 studying on American campuses this past academic year an all-time high and more than double the number of foreign students 20 years ago....
  • One year in, program seems to have cracked the code on filling jobs

    ST. LOUIS Rosemary Shanley was in her senior year of college, majoring in environmental biology and public health, when she decided she really wanted to work in computer programming. Vince Ganev was a programmer in his native Bulgaria, but he took a...
  • Prickly City: It's On YouTube

    Prickly City: It's On YouTube
    Winslow shows Carmen the YouTube video of MIT economist, Jonathan Gruber, discussing lack of transparency and the stupidity of American voters. Carmen's reaction? You have to see it.
  • Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project

    Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project
    For my company, developer of the Great Bay wind project in Somerset County, what a difference a year makes. Last November we were wrapping up agreement with a technical team at Patuxent River Naval Air Station (PAX) resolving all concerns that had...
  • MIT can't solve Wesley in 59-0 playoff loss

    MIT can't solve Wesley in 59-0 playoff loss
    MITAthletics.com reports: Massachusett Institute of Technology's dream 10-0 season came to a crushing end Saturday after Wesley College stopped the Engineers 59-0 in the second round of the Division III playoffs. READ MORE at mitathletics.com.
  • Around Town: Chamber names executive director

    The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce has named Laura Henkels its executive director. Henkels will provide education and outreach services to attract, retain and grow local businesses, board of directors President Larry Nokes said in a news release....
  • Corrections and clarifications for Nov. 27, 2014

    The Division III football playoff schedule on Page 11 of Monday's Chicago Sports had incorrect matchups for two games. MIT is playing at Wesley while Johns Hopkins is at Hobart. A photo caption on the front page Sunday gave an incorrect percentage change...