Category Archives: News and updates

Neil DeGrasse Tyson reboots Carl Sagan TV series Cosmos

Along with Bill Nye (who, according to reports from news sources, is his best friend), Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a voice championing science educator. While Nye duked it out with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham in a creationism vs. evolution … Continue reading

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Want to travel to Mars? The one way trip is not for Muslims, say Islamic leaders

Haven’t heard of the Mars One mission? A Dutch nonprofit (and potential reality show) is making plans to start a civilian Mars colony in 2024. While their plan for travel to Mars has met criticism from science bloggers who feel … Continue reading

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Celebrity coming out stories: Ellen Page and Michael Sam

The number of famous people who have acknowledged their homosexuality continues to grow. Celebrity coming out stories, like those of Ellen Page and Michael Sam, are reflective of the changes in American’s thinking when it comes to homosexuality. Even the … Continue reading

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Homemade skin care for college students: Natural remedies, home remedies for acne and other skin conditions

Winter weather in the U.S. typically means cold, dry conditions that can aggravate your skin. You need homemade skin care, which include natural remedies for every skin condition. Here are just a few ideas that are easy and affordable to … Continue reading

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According to Amazon: Books to read before you die

The lists come out every year. Sometimes more than once. “100 books to read before you die.” “100 novels everyone should read.” They’re filled with classic books, or just good books—according to the list compilers. Sometimes they come out as … Continue reading

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Degrees that will increase college students odds of finding a job after graduation

If you’re wondering what college degree will guarantee you a job after graduation, there may not be a fool proof answer, but some degrees certainly hold their weight in gold more than others. Recent surveys show that some of the … Continue reading

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Kansas legislation to ban municipal broadband like Google Fiber, including college campuses

On campus, there’s probably easy-access Internet in every building. Maybe even high speed wi-fi. But while university-provided Internet for students is a modern day requirement for college life, it’s been slower to catch on with municipalities. As job searching becomes … Continue reading

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How college students can stay warm—cold weather survival tips

Baby, it’s more than cold outside—it is downright frigid across most of the U.S. Whether you were born in an igloo or have never seen a snowflake, there is no time like the present to brush up on your cold … Continue reading

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Service project opportunity: The CengageBrain Alternative Spring Break Contest!

Are you passionate about helping people? Are you looking to utilize your leadership skills by making an impact in a particular community? If so, let us know about it and you could win up to $2,500 to fund your very … Continue reading

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One week only: 2 eChapters for the price of 1 at CengageBrain.com

February is about to approach, and you STILL haven’t gotten your supplies for the Spring 2014 semester? No problem. Life can be hectic and it’s not uncommon for college students to procrastinate (we’re not fools, we know how college works). … Continue reading

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