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Former MLB OF Oscar Gamble Dies at Age 68

Former MLB OF Oscar Gamble Dies at Age 68

CEK/Associated Press Oscar Gamble, who played for seven different teams during a 17-year Major League Baseball career, died on Wednesday at the age of 68. Lovell Woods Gamble, Oscar’s wife, said he died at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital, per...
Trump to release controversial Republican 'memo'

Trump to release controversial Republican 'memo'

Trump to release controversial Republican ‘memo’ 31 January 2018 Image copyright EPA Image caption Republican Devin Nunes’ staff wrote the secretive memo US President Donald Trump will release a controversial Republican memo which alleges anti-Trump...
The education of Ursula Le Guin

The education of Ursula Le Guin

A connection can be made in between Ursula Le Guin's fiction and her father's groundbreaking work in anthropology. Oregon State University, CC BY-SA On Jan. 22, Ursula K. Le Guin died in Portland, Oregon. Since then, much has been written memorializing her...
Why colleges must change how they teach calculus

Why colleges must change how they teach calculus

Many college students who take calculus fail to earn a C or better. Could 'active learning' help turn things around? pixabay Math departments fail too many calculus students and do not adequately prepare those they pass. That is the message heard from...
Iran 'jails Iranian-American gallery owner and wife'

Iran 'jails Iranian-American gallery owner and wife'

Iran ‘jails Iranian-American gallery owner and wife’ 31 January 2018 Image copyright Center for Human Rights in Iran Image caption Karan Vafadari and Afarin Nayssari were reportedly arrested in Tehran in July 2016 A court in Iran has reportedly handed an...
What employers can do to stop the next Larry Nassar

What employers can do to stop the next Larry Nassar

Larry Nassar will spend the rest of his life in prison for his crimes. Should anyone else bear responsibility? AP Photo/Paul Sancya The criminal case against Larry Nassar ended on Jan. 24 after the testimony of more than 100 former gymnasts led to what amounts to a...
Americans are saving energy by staying at home

Americans are saving energy by staying at home

www.shutterstock.com Information and communication technologies are radically transforming modern lifestyles. They are redefining our concept of “space” by turning homes and coffee shops into workspaces. (This article was written in a coffee shop.) Instead of going to...

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