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One Laptop Per Child

Ketaki Desai | Posted 09.06.2012 | Impact
Ketaki Desai

"You don't have to change the world by yourself," is our advice to anyone interested in championing for a social cause, as a takeaway from our experience with the Hult Global Case Challenge.

Data and Inference: They'll Drink Our Milkshakes

Christina Gagnier | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

In the privacy and data debate over the last two years, the movie There Will Be Blood has often come to mind.

The NERDIEST Colleges

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 09.05.2011 | College

What is a nerd? A person that throws himself or herself into rigorous academics, stands in the corner at parties and tries to pick up potential mates...

Alex Wagner

Obama Pushes Innovation to Fix Manufacturing Woes

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

Joking that "one of my responsibilities as commander-in-chief is to keep an eye on robots," President Obama on Friday announced a new public-private s...

HuffPost Review: White Irish Drinkers

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film of both nostalgia and emotional volatility, White Irish Drinkers also has a title that probably works against drawing in the audience that woul...

Hedge-Fund Manager Allegedly Swindled Universities Out Of Millions Of Dollars

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Josh Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A former hedge-fund manager has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in an investment scam in which he bilked as much as $900-million from investors, in...

What Obama Didn't Tell Us About Energy

Ernest Istook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ernest Istook

"According to the U.S. Department of Energy, when subsidies are measured according to how much electricity is generated, it's $.44 per megawatt for co...

Hens Spray-Painted In Apparent College Prank

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Just how did farm chickens end up inside campus buildings at Carnegie Mellon University last weekend? And who decided to paint them? The university i...

Social Security Numbers Cracked, Creates Identity Theft Risk

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Siciliano

Carnegie Mellon researchers were able to guess the first five digits of a Social Security number on their first attempt for 44% of people born after 1988.

Try Catching a Few ZZZ's to Stop Catching Colds

Anne Dunev | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dunev

Getting less than seven hours of sleep each night can make you three times more likely to catch a cold. And if you sleep restlessly, that makes you five times more susceptible.

Northwestern's Qatar Campus

Chicago Tribune | Liz Sly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a vast, half-built campus rising from the desert sands of this Arab emirate, the Medill School of Journalism's newest freshman class is being schoo...