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Prof: Smartphones Make Grammar Lessons Obsolete

A professor of educational technology at England’s Newcastle University thinks that a Ralph Wiggum-esque understanding of the rules of language may be just fine for the next generation of students.  According to Professor Sugata Mitra: Spelling and grammar are “a bit unnecessary because they are skills that were very essential maybe 100 years ago but they are not right now,” Mitra said. “Firstly, my phone corrects my spelling so I […]

VIDEO: University Professor Bashes Conservatives, George W. Bush, Evangelical Christians in Classroom Lecture

Less than a month after a video of a University of Southern California professor denouncing Republicans as “angry old white people” went viral, another example of a USC professor using his classroom to bash conservatives has been uncovered. Political Science Professor Richard Dekmejian is seen in this video attacking former President George W. Bush. Dekmejian said the former president suffered from “serious intellectual and mental problems.” Oliver Darcy and Josiah […]

Sick Student Gets to Class with the Help of a Robot

New Hampshire based VGo Communications is changing what it means to work from home. Taking advantage of the growing coverage of high speed wifi networks and increased acceptance of telepresence communication (such as Skype), VGo has created a solution that allows the user to establish a physical presence in a distant location. From their website: Using our special software application on a PC or Mac, an internet connected person located anywhere, […]

Girl Fight! MSNBC's S.E. Cupp Smacks Around Silly Feminists

While the whole political world is arguing about gay marriage, it’s still possible to start arguments about the regular old-fashioned kind: A 1977 alumna of Princeton University, Susan Patton, wrote a letter to the Daily Princetonian advising female students at her alma mater to take advantage of their opportunities to find themselves a good Princeton man to marry: “For most of you, the cornerstone of your future and happiness will be […]

Best Resumes Ever

We’ve all been there. Fresh out of school, trying to find the “perfect” job. How do you adequately sum up all of your education and work experience in their entirety? Here are some lessons on what to do (and not to do) when it comes to resume writing.             ReactionLOL (0) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (0) Aww (0)