The Mikrokopter

This mikrokopter is a helicopter with six blades on six arms sticking out from a central hub. Check out how it flies and how it works with a GPS: MikroKopter […]

Inflating the Price of Education

The above graph, linked to from, shows how the rate at which higher education has been increasing in cost vastly outstrips the rate for everyday items. Many factors have […]

Arabic — The Second Language of the Future?

The Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) is making grants to a handful of schools around the country to institute an Arabic language and […]

When Tiger Moms Collide

Amy Chua’s “Tiger Mom” method of child-rearing and education raises an intriguing possibility. Tiger Moms don’t just require hard work and excellent performance from their kids. They require that their […]