How can one encourage a team to work on a project with a more even level of effort throughout, so that it is always completed by the deadline or sooner?
Entomologist Cole Gilbert finds them "amazing." And after listening to him discourse about the species over lunch late last month, I think I understand why. Cicadas (Magicicada septendecim) -- like many of the species Gilbert studies -- are just plain weird.
Students at Zoe's school typically take five years to graduate, earning not only a high school diploma but also an associate degree from LaGuardia. Zoe, one of the younger students, is squeezing everything into four years.
Being aware of the environmental costs that unsustainable farming and eating practices can have on the environment, and making food choices accordingly, can help to fight climate change and protect the environment.
Many marine scientists believe that, at the rate we're going, the seas will be barren by 2048. (Did you get that? No sea life in 35 years!)
Qatar is the richest country in the world. As such, it provides a vivid demonstration that money can't buy you health any more than it can buy you love. The converse, in fact, appears to be true: The wealth of Qatar is being purchased at the cost of its people's health.
Never discount the importance of a great demo. Great demos can establish stakeholder buy-in, secure more resources, and ensure the longevity and success of a project; therefore it is critical to deliver a great and impactful one.
Presented with something sticky, our teeth and jaws tell us that this substance is highly concentrated, extremely dense: thus either delicious or nutritious or both.
Your kid's future alma mater isn't cookie-cutter, so why should your college tour accommodations be?
One of the best parts of college are those crazy nights where everyone participates in a tradition, from naked bike rides to midnight chants. Today's...
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Does it give rise to the idea that even top colleges themselves cannot afford their own rising tuition? Does it provide more evidence to the argument that state universities and colleges are the way to go?
A recent paper argues that natural gas helps make the transition to a low-carbon ... eventually. But is that good enough? Let's do some sleuthing.
Today this beautiful region -- dotted with historic cities, vast farmland, vineyards, dramatic gorges and waterways -- is a fun place to visit for all kinds of reasons.
On July 17th, 1902, exactly 110 years ago today, a 25-year old, Willis Carrier changed the world with his invention. Now, it wasn't the light bulb or the telephone or the car or airplane but the air conditioner would change all of our lives nonetheless.
For years, social media was seen as a new toy for the young and hip. But as Facebook's record-setting IPO has shown, social platforms have grown far beyond their early use of documenting beer pong tournaments.