Last fall, students were psyched to be starting school at Coppin State University in Baltimore.But if history is any guide, 40 percent of them will disappear before next year — victims of this school's low retention rate.This is the time of year when students are wondering whether they will get acce
Amid the new-order demands of recent protest in Egypt, one old-order piece of technology has regained prominence: the fax machine.Dusty and dormant in most American offices, lowly fax machines have whirred to life in Egypt, according to the BBC.When Internet service and social media were were disrup
Apparently people who fly from Manchester, England, often forget to throw away their liquids. Since 2006, when the policy that required travelers to ditch their liquids went into effect, staff at the Manchester airport has tried all sorts of mechanisms to get people to comply."
President Obama's advice to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to move "now" on a political transition has not been heeded as quickly as the White House hoped. But on one issue, Obama's words apparently made a difference.Obama sternly reminded the Mubarak government Tuesday that the U.S.
Internet giant Google unveiled a new website that allows virtual tours of some of the world's most famous art galleries.The Google Art Project is the brainchild of employee Amit Sood, who created the site during time allotted by his employer for personal initiatives.He says the tours are made possib
Submit your tool idea!Kevin Kelly should know better, but boldly, brassily, (and totally incorrectly, I'm sure), he said this on NPR:"I say there is no species of technology that have ever gone globally extinct on this planet."What does that mean? I asked him.