Thomas Jefferson's goal: Ending slavery?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- As the author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson often has been accused of hypocrisy because he owned slaves. But historian David Barton is defending Jefferson's reputation, more…

Harvard tries to build A.I. as fast as human brain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WIRED) — Harvard University has been awarded $28 million (£19m) to investigate why brains are so much better at learning and retaining information than artificial intelligence. The award, more…

Criminal charge for prof in fracas with journalist

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — The University of Missouri communications professor caught on video scuffling with a journalist during a November campus demonstration was charged with third-degree assault Monday morning, the more…

Basketball team booted for being too good

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer 1SSbZPTF] A Minnesota girl's basketball team was booted from its league right before a key tournament because the powers-that-be told them: you're just too good. And Allen more…

'PrivIlege grant' scholarships offered for white males

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EDUCATION NEWS) – Breitbart.com technology editor Milo Yiannopoulos has announced the creation of a controversial race and gender-based scholarship. According to the website, the Yiannopoulos Privilege Grant is more…

Famous chemist also a famous evangelist

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2803415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Robert Boyle[/caption] The "Father of Chemistry" wanted to evangelize America ... and warned of the end of the world. This was Robert Boyle, born more…

Teens spark outrage with 'N-word' on shirts

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — High school seniors in Phoenix sparked social media outrage after they posed for a tasteless picture wearing shirts that spell out a racial slur, according to more…

University degrees 'irrelevant' to big employers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (News.com.au) Big employers are going cold on university degrees, leaving students and jobseekers to wonder if their qualifications are worth the investment and extra study. This week, international more…

Hijab prof creates PR nightmare for Wheaton

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) When Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins stands before a group of her peers next month for their judgment, at stake will be not only Hawkins but more…