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Golf Course Mandatory for Chinese School Kids

These aren't the Tiger Cubs you were thinking of. First & second grade children at a posh Shanghai private school have added a 'tee' to the three R's since golf was made a mandatory subject.

Self-Healing Plastics A Positive And Attractive Advancement

Hard at work on making the impossible happen, scientists at Fraunhofer in Germany are developing a viable way for plastics to heal themselves over time.

USC's ICT Turns Gmail's April Fools' Day Prank A Reality

Google revealed that Gmail Motion was all just a prank once you tried to enable the feature and access it. However, the folks over at the Institute of Creative Technologies (ICT) at the University of Southern California (USC) think differently. It doesn't have to be just a joke because it was possible, and they have an actual system that works.

Neutral Compact Hand Drill Concept Puts A Twist Into The Power Tool Market

An IF Concept Award winner for 2011, the Neutral Compact Hand Drill by Tim Bennett features an innovative new way to get screwed.

Success Process - A Plan That Gets At-Risk Students Through College

One community college in Ohio is forging a path to success for at-risk students.

Branson Gets Deep - The World's Deepest Diving Submarine

Richard Branson is making it possible to explore the very depths of the world's oceans.

Warm Embrace - A Baby Wrap That Saves Lives

A simple new product could save the lives of thousands of babies in the developing world.

Douglas Engelbart: Inventor Of The Mouse

Today, we're taking a look at Douglas Engelbart- one of the forefathers of modern computing. One of his most famous invention is a mouse. It's pretty clear to anyone who's used a computer what sort of influence that device had. Truth is, if it weren't for Engelbart, computers would likely have evolved in a very different direction.

STEM Sells Research - Selling Science To Kids

The USA Science & Engineering Festival wants you to help them make science cool.

That's Heavy - Mapping Gravity On An Imperfect Sphere

The European Space Agency has mapped the Earth's changing gravity better than ever before.

Exposure To Violence Makes Kids More Aggressive

Two world-wide studies published within a year of each other have looked at the increase of violence among children. They came, not surprisingly, to the same conclusion, one which seems like common sense to many of us, but which has been challenged time and time again by propagandists for TV and video game manufacturers.  The conclusion? Violence begets violence, no matter where it comes from.

 


Wizcom's Quicktionary TS Premium Offers Texty New Way To Get Your Translation On

From Wizcom, makers of all things text-to-translated comes the Quicktionary TS Premium - a way to scan, translate, store and interpret the written word. Premium indeed!

Allergen Beagle Sniffs Out What You Shouldn't Be Eating

Knowing what you're eating is important for the health conscious of us in general and even more so for those with allergies - and the Allergen Beagle concept might just be the helpful tool you need.

Get Fixed - An Addiction Site That Gets Real

A new website helps you recover from addiction, by being real about it.

Breed'n Besty Used To Help Vet Students Who Get Behind

The Breed'n Betsy cow rectum simulator gives vet students a chance to get a feel for just what they're doing before they try it out on Betsy herself, much to appreciation of live cows everywhere.

Social Media's Impact On Kids: Pediatricians Weigh In

In today's online edition of Pediatrics, a new clinical report on The Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, and Families, presents the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects of social media on the lives of our kids.

Clouded Thinking? - Qatar's World Cup Soccer Stadia To Have Artificial Clouds

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department at Qatar University have worked out how to keep their stadia cool for the World Cup: build a cloud.

Construction Quilt Sparks Creativity In Kids And Adults

Kids think forts are great.   Up until now the building blocks of most forts have been sofa cushions, blankets and cardboard boxes.  The Construction Quilt could offer a new element to the mix.  It could also be used by adults as a funky design piece in their home.

The Eyes Have It - Diagnosing Diabetes Through The Eyes

Scientists have found a way to detect diabetes by looking in your eyes.