To help celebrate the school’s 200-year anniversary, students at the University of Michigan have decided to build a time capsule. Boring, right? Not exactly. Instead of burying it, which would inevitably lead to its contents rotting away, the students want to blast it into space where it will orbit the earth for 100…
Teachers have been dealing with the specter of Donald Trump long before he was actually elected President of the United States. They’ve apologized for assigning the presidential debates as homework, faced frighteningly emboldened bullies, and comforted the terrified children of immigrants. This was imagined, by many,…
The redesign. It's a word that's only entered our lexicon in earnest over the past year or two, thanks to the hundreds of products reinvented by designers who don't work for the companies that make them. When did it become so cool to do free work for major corporations? The answer is since internet.
Whether you're a student in college (or earlier) or a lifelong learner, Google is an essential tool for learning. Here are a few tips for using Google search and other apps more effectively to further your education.
About a year ago, this British student was failing math. Seeing as a grade of C is the minimum requirement to pass a course in England, he seriously needed to turn things around. Now, if we're to read into his dad's incredible reaction, it would appear the lad got the job done.
This modern 33-square-foot wooden hut is a concept by Swedish firm Tengbom Architects for affordable student housing called a smart student unit. It cleverly packs about five different traditional types of space into one small volume. But would it actually work?
The original description for this image says "My med school this morning. Future doctors of america learning ADHD one imgur link at a time."
When you connect a bunch of young college kids together on the Internet, any meeting eventually devolves into a crying mess of memes, Internet hall of fame pictures and a whole lot of trolling. So when students in Stanford's computer science program realized that e-mailing one address would contact EVERY student,…
NYU recently sent out a seemingly innocuous e-mail to all of its students asking them to opt for paperless forms. People in college get those kinds of e-mails all the time! But when one student decided to ask his mom if he should enable the paperless forms, he accidentally triggered a method that allowed him (and…
The concept of a human-powered helicopter is surprisingly simple. The creation of a human-powered helicopter? Not so simple. People have been trying for 30 years to create a human-powered helicopter that can hover for 60 seconds, reach a height of 10 feet and stay inside a 33-foot box and no one has ever done it yet.
If you're thinking about picking up a tablet, especially for school, the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 just got a little bit better. The tablet's Student Edition Bundle is on sale today until September 1st for $250.
If you're still pirating music, stop. It's illegal and wrong and stealing and bad and yadda yadda. But it's also dangerous because you don't even know who you can trust anymore. There is no honor amongst thieves, record labels are using a task force of students to hunt down other students who pirate music.
If you've cheated in school, you've probably scribbled test answers on an eraser, passed notes with a friend, glanced at your classmate's test or even made a cheat sheet. You never, however, cheated like this amazing student. He's taken cheating to an entirely different level: A 35-foot long cheat sheet with 25,000…
No one will like you if in college if you don't have a laptop. Kidding! But seriously, in college, a laptop is your life. Microsoft wants to help you kiddies out: Just like last year, if you buy a Windows PC, it'll throw in a free Xbox 360.
Admit it, most of us learned the letter C from the Cookie Monster's iconic "C is for Cookie" song. But today's kids - they have it better. They're getting some Mythbusters along with their daily dose of Big Bird.
The latest office trend sweeping the nation is stand up desks, according to the Wall Street Journal. A growing number of employees at companies like Facebook and Google are tossing aside their chair and asking to work while standing.
Summer's ending, and it's time to start packing and preparing for school. That means finding some money for those uber-expensive textbooks you'll only need for 9 months. The Amazon Student app will let you trade in the old ones for new swag.
Seems Kno realized that not every student wanted a hulking $899 dual-screened tablet, but I'm not sure selling textbooks that are readable on Facebook is the right way forward—hasn't Kno thought about the possibility for distraction?
Apple failed to introduce a new educational discount for iPads, but that doesn't mean they've forgotten about students altogether. 9to5Mac has heard that a new, more affordable iMac aimed at students will be released this month, maybe on August 16th.