An English professor in Nebraska recently made statements which go to the core of basic learning. She says her students will simply accept any information they’re given without question. This is "mindless education" at its worst.
The break-up of My Chemical Romance in March of 2013 was not the end of music for frontman, Gerard Way. He was already deep in the creation process of his solo album when he announced signing with his previous label in May of this year.
The federal government is looking for a few good trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. There is just one problem with this. The trains wouldn't have anyplace to go.
While Fan Expo Canada provides numerous opportunities for shopping, autographs and photo-ops, there were plenty of interesting panels to see as well. Here are quick summaries of four of them, followed by photos from the event.
This innocent photograph of eight kindergarten children in Paris, posted on the Facebook page of the French Ministry of Education last Monday, has since received a storm of insults and racist comments, because of the children’s skin colour.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to hold talks with top EU diplomat Catherine Ashton in Brussels Monday, following fresh US sanctions on entities linked to Tehran's nuclear programme.
A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school on Monday, reports said, in the country's latest attack against youngsters.
A successful art-lover, Willem Vedovi is the co-founder of one of the most renowned art gallery in Brussels, the gallery Vedovi. In this modern and contemporary art gallery he has been running together with his brother Paolo Vedovi since 1995.
Hong Kong -
Hong Kong activists launched their fightback Monday against Beijing's landmark decision to limit voting reforms, heckling a senior Chinese official in angry scenes after hopes for full democracy were crushed.
Los Angeles -
Treatment of blacks by the Los Angeles Police is back in the spotlight after several high-profile cases sparked allegations of abuse: a young, unarmed man killed, a woman beaten, and a producer arrested with no cause.
Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva threatens the re-election of Dilma Rousseff and the 12-year hegemony of the Workers Party (PT). Her election on October 5 could transform the South American giant relations with the region and the world.