Fantastic thought-provoking films, as a rule (lately at least) don’t routinely show up for prime time – but today’s headlines pulled a uey. Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters (万引き家族 Manbiki Kazoku, literally Shoplifting Family) just won the Palme d’Or at Cannes.
James Pennebaker Symposium Interview from Faculty Innovation Center. Because more people than ever are signing up for degree programs, Pennebaker has been able to fund experimental testing regimes and pay Teaching Assistants to craft really good questions. People who don’t
The 2015 version of the PISA test were published today – 6 December 2016. PISA is an acronym for Program for International Student Assessment but, in reality, what is being assessed are the school systems. The OECD works with education
China’s Hubei Province opened their Firefly-themed Park in May — but the pictures just got here. So you’ll have to plan your trips for next year, because by early October the mating season is over. Whether you can make it
Kristen Lofgren [ Inhabit ] Every once in a while an idea comes along that is so unlike anything before that it defies reference. Take Belatchew Lab Architecture’s Strawscraper, a skyscraper covered in hair that can harness the energy of
International Highrise Award [ VIDEO ] Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) has won first prize at the International Highrise Award ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany. The towers were designed by Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca and Giovanni La Varra. The two towers are
Mash Up [ Green Roofs ] A green roof or living roof is a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. It may also include additional