iOS app Android app


Want To Teach Kids "Proper" English? Speak Their Language.

Monica Gray | Posted 04.21.2016 | Education
Monica Gray

In a lab in Pittsburgh filled with sleek computers, doll houses and an assortment of colorful toys, two scientists are trying to find better ways to t...

Duolingo Founder On Why Online Lectures Are Not The Future Of Education

Quora | Posted 01.14.2016 | Education

I'm not a huge fan of MOOCs as they exist today. Live lectures typically suck, and watching them online makes them even worse.

'New' Rules for the BOP's Experiment in Social Isolation

The Center for Constitutional Rights | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics
The Center for Constitutional Rights

For the first time, the Bureau of Prisons says that it may restrict letters, phone calls, and visits at the CMUs to immediate family members only, that it may give prisoners only six pieces of paper a week to write letters, and that prisoners may be restricted to as little as four hours of visits a month.


Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

I want to share a vision of where we are heading, as a world. When I say "vision," I don't mean to say that I literally saw something. I just mean to say that I want to share some thoughts on where we might be heading as a world.

Matt Sledge

Former Inmate Takes On Prison System For Trying To Quash Speech | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Earth Liberation Front member Daniel McGowan took the first step toward a lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Prisons on Tuesday,...

Matt Sledge

Daniel McGowan Jailed, Allegedly For HuffPost Blog | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The federal government on Thursday jailed Earth Liberation Front activist Daniel McGowan in response to an article he wrote for The Huffin...

Court Documents Prove I was Sent to Communication Management Units (CMU) for my Political Speech

Daniel McGowan | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Daniel McGowan

Through discovery in my case, the federal government has finally been forced to hand over previously-unseen memoranda explaining why I was picked out to be transferred to an experimental segregation unit, opened under the Bush Administration.

Central Michigan University Ordered To Stop Striking

Schools | Posted 10.24.2011 | College

Mount Pleasant-- Central Michigan University students will see all of their instructors at class on Tuesday, following an order issued by a judge for ...

Urgent Appeal from a Secret Prison

Daniel McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel McGowan

After three years in prison and hundreds (thousands, even) of letters mailed out, I have gotten to the point where there is little to write about. Pr...

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...

Q&A With Responsible Pension Investment Expert Thomas Croft

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

It's incredible how much we don't know when it comes to the investment practices and trends that affect workers' retirement assets and other institutional savings.

Tales from Inside the U.S. Gitmo

Daniel McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel McGowan

In effect, the Communication Management Unit, in which I am serving a seven year sentence, was created on the fly, with no eye toward legality; they are free to operate it in whatever manner they choose.