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Mentors Matter

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Far too many young Black boys are only hearing the first part of the message - -"You can't do it." We need supports in place to show them that they can choose a different path.

Winning World Wars, Jelly's Full Potential, Big 12 & Big 10 Smack Talk: Best College Videos Ever

Posted 09.27.2012 | College

Two new videos from a team of independent filmmakers in Iowa asks, "How many World Wars has your school won?" The videos promote Iowa State Univers...

All Cows Don't Eat Grass, and Other Ways the Food System Has Changed Our Vernacular

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Cathy Erway

Cows have not been evolved to digest corn, but it's become the basic feed of industrial agriculture livestock. And, most of that corn has been genetically modified. What else is new?

Dumb Luck: Top 7 'Historical Tweets' From Inventors (PHOTOS, POLL)

Alec McNayr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alec McNayr

Whether scientist or tinkerer, academic or technologist, the greatest inventors of all time had one thing in common--they divulged their innermost tho...

George Washington, Carver

Ross Hyzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ross Hyzer

A New "Green" Economy

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael DeJong

In an economy quickly going down the toilet faster than a nickel bag government-sanctioned "ganja" could 'pot'-entially create more and literally 'green' jobs and add much needed tax revenues.