Monthly Archives: December 2011

Lessons American and Schools All Over The World Can Learn from China

Guest Post by Kaitlyn cole In a survey from the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), it was revealed that Chinese students are easily outperforming their peers around the world. For anyone familiar with the “Tiger Mother” parenting style of … Continue reading

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India’s Green Revolution Over?

Farmers in the village of Chotia Khurd in northern India don’t realize it, but they symbolize a growing problem that could become a global crisis. They gathered on a recent morning in a stone-paved courtyard — a circle of Sikhs … Continue reading

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Typhoon kills more than 250 in southern Philippines

More than 250 people were killed and almost twice that number were missing after a typhoon hit the southern Philippines, officials said Saturday, triggering flash floods and landslides and forcing tens of thousands from their homes.Typhoon Washi, with winds gusting … Continue reading

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Dormant Methane Released from under the Arctic:Russian Scientists

Deep under the icy waters of the Arctic, Russian scientists have discovered vast stores of methane, the potent greenhouse gas, far worse than CO2. The scientists sampled the waters along the East Siberian Arctic Shelf, and discovered that the methane … Continue reading

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