Obama fans Ebola travel ban fever

A com­puter model cre­ated by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity physi­cist Alexi Vespig­nani attempts to cal­cu­late the risks of global travel in the age of Ebola and sug­gests a travel ban would be […]

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Choosing a college by category

Rob Franek, Senior Vice Pres­i­dent and Pub­lisher of The Princeton Review, dis­cusses their annual book of col­lege rank­ings — “The Best 379 Col­leges: 2015 Edition.”

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Can a skateboard save the world?

Bureo skate­boards look like fish because they are made from old fishing nets. They started out as garbage — fishing nets dis­carded in the waters off Chile. About 640,000 tons of […]

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Geoffrey Portway Child Pornography Case: Prosecutors will seek 27 years for Mass. man accused of plotting to abduct, kill and eat children

Author­i­ties say they uncov­ered a “dun­geon” in Portway’s base­ment. CBS Boston reports the room was sound-​​​​proofed and con­tained hand­cuffs and a child-​​​​sized coffin. Dis­pos­able scalpels were also uncov­ered, the Asso­ci­ated Press reports. “This […]

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In first debate woes, Obama’s not alone

After a widely crit­i­cized per­for­mance in this week’s debate, Pres­i­dent Obama proved he’s not immune to the pit­falls of the modern pres­i­den­tial cam­paign cycle. But the pres­i­dent can take solace […]

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