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cognitive performances

When Should a Prescription Drug's Side Effects Count as a Disability?

“Part of me can kind of understand where they're coming from, but most of me doesn't.”
Sarah Scoles
9.11.17
humans of the year

Anicca Harriot Is Dabbing Her Way to the Stars

The 20-year-old biophysical sciences student went viral after posting a tweet calculating the angle of her dab, but that’s just one of many sci-tech accomplishments so far—and yet to come.
Carl Franzen
2.9.17
Internet

Syrian Internet Outages Correspond Exactly to National High School Test Schedule

"National Internet blackouts are so routine and banal that they are now becoming a common tactic to prevent cheating among youth."
Jason Koebler
8.12.16
News

Canada Is Considering Spying on Kids to Stop Cyberbullying

This doesn’t seem like a great idea.
Jordan Pearson
4.26.16
Internet

Alaska Cancels School Tests After a Fiber Optic Cable Was Cut in Kansas

Someone ran it over with a backhoe.
Kate Lunau
4.6.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Is Going to School Early Still a Thing?

Won't somebody think of the teens?
Clinton Nguyen
2.26.16
indie

Take 10 Minutes to Play This Beautiful Hand-Painted Game

Who’d have thought a ten-minute game could be so bittersweet?
Brittany Vincent
12.5.15
copyright

One Reason You Might Still Be Paying $120 for a TI-89 Calculator: Copyright

There’s absolutely nothing in the operations of the calculator—the things that it does—that makes it unique.
​Sherwin Siy
10.14.15
News

The Maths Problem Making Scottish Kids Cry

Students are reportedly leaving exam halls in tears over a puzzle involving a crocodile and a zebra.
Kari Paul
10.12.15
Video Games

'Life Is Strange' Ignored Me as a Student of Color, Just Like a Real Prep School

How the fictional school in Life is Strange falls into the same traps as real-world institutions.
Shonte Daniels
9.22.15
News

This Homemade Clock Got a Muslim Teen Arrested at School

Ahmed Mohamed will not be charged.
Jordan Pearson
9.16.15
Motherboard Blog

The All-Time Best University Hacks

In the wake of the Florida State meatspin troll, we rank the best school hacks. And we don't mean the teachers
Zach Sokol
3.12.13
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