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Feb 21, 2013

First college to raise $1B in a single year is Stanford University, survey says

First college to raise $1B in a single year is Stanford University, survey says
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Stanford University becomes the first college to raise $1B in a single year, thus setting a new record for college fundraising, according to the latest Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey, conducted by Council for Aid to Education (CAE). Harvard University raised more than half only of Stanford‘s funds. Stanford University logo Image Credit: Stanford.edu […]


Feb 13, 2013

Girl with IQ of 161: Genius teen Lauren Marbe is smarter than Albert Einstein, but lives like a normal teenager

Girl with IQ of 161: Genius teen Lauren Marbe is smarter than Albert Einstein, but lives like a normal teenager
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Meet Lauren Marbe, the girl with an IQ of 161. Marbe, 16, a pupil at Roding Valley High School, Loughton, in Essex, England recently proved that she is smarter than Albert Einstein, by getting a score of 161 on the Mensa-accredited brain test, which she took only for fun, along with fellow students. Lauren Marbe, […]


Feb 3, 2013

2nd graders correct NFL tweets with wrong grammar, goes viral (Photo)

2nd graders correct NFL tweets with wrong grammar, goes viral (Photo)
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A group of 2nd graders correct NFL tweets with the correct grammar they learned from school, which went viral, as shown in the photo below. Amusingly, these kids from Elmwood Franklin Elementary School in Buffalo, New York had the courage to publicly correct the mistakes of the famous NFL players. Chris Culliver tweet with wrong […]


Feb 3, 2013

Bus hits overpass: Harvard University students injured in Boston bus accident

Bus hits overpass in Boston
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A bus hits an overpass of the Western Avenue Bridge in Soldiers Field Road, reportedly a major crosstown parkway in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday night, February 2, 2013. Bus hits overpass Credit: Boston Fire Department via Twitter The 1996 Calvary Coach bus was said to be carrying over 36 passengers, majority were Harvard University high […]


Jan 9, 2013

Suspended For Facebook Post: Vietnamese Student Suspended For 1 Year After Posting Parody On Facebook

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An eighth-grade student in Vietnam has been suspended for Facebook post, several Vietnamese news sites reported on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. According to Thanh Nien News, Nguyen Thanh Vy of Ly Tu Trong Secondary School in Quang Nam Province‘s Tam Ky town has been suspended for one year after posting a parody in Facebook “insulting […]


Dec 18, 2012

Columbia’s $200 million gift from Mortimer Zuckerman announced, pledge for the Mind Brain Behavior Institute

Columbia's $200 million gift from Mortimer Zuckerman announced, pledge for the Mind Brain Behavior Institute
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Columbia University was given a $200 million gift from Mortimer B. Zuckerman, a Canadian-born American businessman and is currently the Chairman of Boston Properties and the owner of the New York Daily News since 1993. The said fund will be used for a Mind Brain Behavior Institute for the university. Mortimer B. Zuckerman Image Credit: […]


Dec 15, 2012

Indiana Jones mystery package sent to University of Chicago, addressed to Henry Walton Jones Jr (Photo)

Indiana Jones mystery package
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Updated: December 18, 2012 6:20 p.m. Read ‘Raiders’ mystery solved: Source of Indiana Jones package to University of Chicago known A so-called ‘Indiana Jones mystery package‘ was recently sent to University of Chicago, as shown in the photo below. It was sent by an unknown person and was addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr., the […]


Dec 14, 2012

Muslim Letter To Santa: Fourth Grade Muslim Student Wrote A Letter To Santa Claus

Santa Claus reading letter
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Santa Claus reading letter Image Credit: sookietex A fourth-grade Muslim student wrote a letter to Santa Claus after told to do so for a school assignment, in which the letter went viral after it was posted on Reddit, international news sites reported on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. According to reports, it was the first time […]


Dec 12, 2012

UC logo changed, new logo earns criticisms and petition, University of California defends design

UC logo old and new
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The new UC logo is currently earning criticisms, insults, and even a petition at Change.org, urging University of California to stop using the said logo, along with a dedicated Facebook page titled ‘Stop the UC logo Change.’ Nevertheless, the university released a statement defending their new design of logo. “They wanted something that would reflect […]


Nov 28, 2012

LPU Batangas lands 1st runner up in CALABARZON Quiz bee

LPU Batangas College of Nursing logo
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LPU-B College of Nursing Image Credit: LPU Batangas The CALABARZON nursing intercollegiate quiz bee was held last November 14, 2012 at the Mini Auditorium, Mabini Hall of De La Salle Lipa, spearheaded by the College of Nursing as part of Nurses’ Week Celebration. The quiz bee aimed to showcase the abilities of student nurses in […]