Nightmare in Maryville
- The Kansas City Star investigates the backlash against the victims family after rape charges were brought (and dropped) against local atheletes. The pattern of victim blaming and local indiference have brought comparisons
to the Steubenville, Ohio case (previously
) and anger on the internet
. Meanwhile the Grand Jury investigation into Steubenville has brought it's first charges against an adult involved with the cover-up
Don't go to art school.
Why it's a bad idea and what you can do with the money instead.
Cartoonist and former high school teacher Sean Michael Robinson (flickr
) on what to do with those darn anime kids
Long before becoming a national treasure
and celebrity Twitter addict the 16 year old Stephen Fry
sent a letter to his future self, to which he has now responded
, in a letter first published in the 25th birthday edition
of Gay Times.
16% of US science teachers believe human beings have been created by God within the last 10,000 years
. 25% of science teachers spend some time teaching about creationism or intelligent design. 12.5% teach it as a "valid, scientific alternative to Darwinian explanations for the origin of species". 2% say they do not cover evolution at all. Teachers who have taken more science courses themselves devote more time to evolution - "This may be because better-prepared teachers are more confident in dealing with students' questions about a sensitive subject."