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When eight- and nine-year-old students at Hyde England's Flowery Field Elementary School walked into class last week, they were confronted with a crime scene. Behind the police tape was chalk outline ...
Thursday, 13 December 2018
2. Shitty Tumblr pornbot inception
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
It started when Tumblr flagged one of my retrospective posts (a five year old post about the right of British schoolkids to opt out of fingerprinting) as porn. So I made another post, making fun of ...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
When it comes to making rope, there's no school like the old school. I love that, despite the advances made in the areas of fabrication and industrial automation, there are still products made using methods ...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
... that each township reserve a central lot for public schools and that the states use their public resources to “forever encourage” those schools. Read the rest Read all  ...
Monday, 10 December 2018
5. Rat in a vending machine
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
Last week, students at Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, Florida were delighted by a new snack offering in the vending machine. Unfortunately, it wasn't immediately clear how to select this ...
Monday, 10 December 2018
6. How to make some cool balancing toys
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
High school science teacher Bruce Yeany says, "Here are a few more example of balancing toys that are made with simple materials. Making these types of toys have been especially popular with students. ...
Friday, 07 December 2018
A British teenager, 19-year-old George Duke-Cohan, has been sent to jail for three years for emailing thousands of bomb hoaxes to schools. He had also called San Francisco Airport pretending to be the ...
Friday, 07 December 2018
... solution that feels eerily close to writing on paper. I was excited to take it for a spin: despite the fact that I type for a living, my note taking and a good chunk of my writing is decidedly old school. ...
Friday, 07 December 2018
Every morning, without fail, I ask my closest smart speaker to play NPR. That's convenient, but it's only slightly better than turning on an old-school radio. Clearly, there's much more ...
Thursday, 06 December 2018
... the first two chapters of Chris Colfer's Land of Stories on the way to school this morning. Read the rest Read all  ...
Thursday, 06 December 2018
... Preparatory High School classroom after reports of child endangerment involving a teacher and a "pair of scissors," said Police Chief Kevin Mizner. Science teacher Margaret Gieszinger, 52, of Exeter, ...
Thursday, 06 December 2018
... since Amet first blogged about them. He said they had been friends in graduate school at the University of Texas at Austin, and had been “intimate” on a few occasions. But he denied raping her. Noting ...
Thursday, 06 December 2018
When Trevor Noah brought The Daily Show to his South African home to celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, he stopped by his childhood neighborhood to visit with his 91-year-old ...
Wednesday, 05 December 2018
... business researchers affiliated with both academic business schools and several federal reserve banks, compares the rate of home payment delinquencies (mostly rent payments) among the poorest Americans ...
Wednesday, 05 December 2018
... must not cross when participating in marketing campaigns -- unlike the med school students who have become the shock troops in a new wave of often sketchy influencer marketing campaigns. Whether it's ...
Monday, 03 December 2018
16. Procedurally-generated racetracks
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
I haven't played Bloody Rally, an old-school top-down racing game echoing Super Sprint and Carmageddon, but I like the look of its procedurally-generated tracks. Read the rest Read all  ...
Monday, 03 December 2018
... schools and out places of business. People are dying for fear of the other. The CBC is quick to point out that such crimes "...account for 0.1 per cent of the more than 1.9 million non-traffic crimes ...
Friday, 30 November 2018
... things in high school gym class although my motivation was not the competitive spirit but rather laziness.) Other cheaters in Shenzhen wore fake number bibs or ran under others' names. From The Guardian: Xinhua ...
Friday, 30 November 2018
... all the power in this system, and if platforms have to choose between risking the wrath of a kid whose school project was unfairly censored, or Universal or Disney, the kid is going to be out of luck. After ...
Friday, 30 November 2018
... morning and read it straight through, before school, and still let me read her more of it the next night. In some ways, the latest collection is gloriously more of the same: more of everything I loved ...
Friday, 30 November 2018
Microsoft's Office icons on Windows and the web have been conservative, to put it mildly. They've been functional things you click while you scramble to finish a business spreadsheet or school ...
Thursday, 29 November 2018
22. Hacking inner peace
(English/engadget)
1. Science class The principal calls this a mindful school. Johane Ligondé is effusively warm but with the kind of emotional solidity you'd expect from someone who wakes each morning ...
Thursday, 29 November 2018
... not changed, and the music continues to act as a voice for all. Students are taught how to play the music in schools from early childhood to the tertiary level, and Reggae festivals and concerts such as ...
Thursday, 29 November 2018
Eminent science fiction scholar Lisa Yaszek (Georgia Tech Professor of Science Fiction in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication) has edited "The Future Is Female! 25 Classic Science Fiction ...
Thursday, 29 November 2018
Jodie May is a Mom from Granville, Michigan. After her 15 year old teen daughter got in trouble at school, she decided to dole out what seemed to be a very fair punishment. She took away her phone. Jodie ...
Wednesday, 28 November 2018