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Apprenticeship-Trained Workers A Hot Ticket. But Why?

Apprenticeship-Trained Workers A Hot Ticket. But Why?

Perhaps it’s time we realize that those who opt for the less popular apprenticeship track may be the ones with the brains to foster true success.

Is Anyone Else Confused About the Hijab?

Is Anyone Else Confused About the Hijab?

People can’t seem to figure out if the hijab should be celebrated as a symbol of diversity or condemned as a symbol of female oppression.

Should Female Chess Champions Be Forced to Wear a Hijab?

Should Female Chess Champions Be Forced to Wear a Hijab?

They'll have to at the 2017 chess championship in Iran.

Students are Clueless about the Holocaust

Students are Clueless about the Holocaust

A man-on-the-street video shows just how bad this cluelessness is.

How Coffee Drinking Helped Advance Women's Rights

How Coffee Drinking Helped Advance Women's Rights

The coffee house was one of the earliest public institutions in Europe, but women weren't always welcome.

Can You Pass Geography 101?

Can You Pass Geography 101?

10 Questions. Can you do it?

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

America’s top fast food chain has fired 70 American accountants and replaced them with foreign workers, reports say.

Mediocrity: The Force Driving Parents to Homeschool?

Mediocrity: The Force Driving Parents to Homeschool?

“Most public schools are good at doing what they’re intended to do – provide a uniform ‘education’ to the masses. If you want that, go for it."

The Surprising Store that Raises Home Prices $6,500

The Surprising Store that Raises Home Prices $6,500

About 10 to 15 years ago, a small grocery store opened its doors in my neighborhood.

Scholar: Jihadists Trying to ‘Destroy Europe through civil war’
UK to Construct Wall to Stem Flow of Illegal Immigrants

UK to Construct Wall to Stem Flow of Illegal Immigrants

"The French army needs to be deployed because the situation is getting worse."

Why Did Duterte Call Obama a 'Son of a Whore'?

Why Did Duterte Call Obama a 'Son of a Whore'?

It’s the latest in a string of PR disasters for the Philippines in the West. 

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know World History?

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know World History?

Test yourself with these 15 questions on world history.

Why Did Japan’s Massacre of Disabled Gone Unnoticed?

Why Did Japan’s Massacre of Disabled Gone Unnoticed?

“There was no hashtag. No public outcry. Not even prayers.”

It's Up to America to Save Western Civilization

It's Up to America to Save Western Civilization

When it comes to Western civilization, we have reached a moment of decision.

Universities Should Bring Back Military History

Universities Should Bring Back Military History

The U.S. military is everywhere, except history books.

Does High School Financial Literacy = Debt Improvement?

Does High School Financial Literacy = Debt Improvement?

Instead of pushing every student toward college, would it be wiser to make financial literacy courses in high school a priority?

What happened when a Muslim student went to Cambridge in 1816

What happened when a Muslim student went to Cambridge in 1816

Mirza Salih was invited to Cambridge to help translate the Bible into Persian.

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

In the U.S., career and technical education is looked upon as the career path for “dumb students.” Not so in other countries.

Olympic Athlete: ‘I was born to have babies’

Olympic Athlete: ‘I was born to have babies’

Does society have a problem accepting the idea that motherhood can be a fulfilling and non-shameful role for a woman?

Jan Bloch: The man who prophesied World War I

Jan Bloch: The man who prophesied World War I

Meet the prophet who predicted with uncanny precision how the Great War would unfold--a decade and a half before it happened.

Solzhenitsyn: ‘The next war may well bury Western civilization forever’
What Stalin’s Great Terror can tell us about Russia today

What Stalin’s Great Terror can tell us about Russia today

What drove Stalin to commit atrocities on such a grand scale? Lust for power? Blood thirst? Or an emotion even more primal?

What David Bowie's Childhood Can Teach Us About Madness
Calvin Coolidge’s Immigration Policy: Relevant Today?

Calvin Coolidge’s Immigration Policy: Relevant Today?

Does he offer some clarity in the emotional immigration debate we find ourselves in?

Expert Explains Why Many Educators Can’t Teach Math

Expert Explains Why Many Educators Can’t Teach Math

American students don't get math "because their elementary school teachers don't either."

Can Chess Improve Student Behavior?

Can Chess Improve Student Behavior?

A new study - and a revered expert - seem to suggest that the answer is yes.

Did 'high ideals' survive the Great War?

Did 'high ideals' survive the Great War?

The casualties of the first world war went beyond the loss of life.

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