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Easing access to the US community colleges go global

And yet, only around 3% of international undergraduates in the US have attended community college – compared with 46% of students who graduated from a four-year degree nationwide in 2014. International enrolments at community colleges are eking up slowly, up 1.4% in 2013/14 and 4.2% in 2014/15 to 91,648, but this follows four years of decline. The problem isn’t with the ... Read More »

Six of the best chocolate gadgets for Easter

Expecting a glut of chocolate this Easter? These devices could help turn it into a new treat. By Keeley Bolger. Cookworks Chocolate Fountain — Silver, £34.99, Argos A home party staple for many years, the chocolate fountain rarely fails to delight. After all, there’s little to split hairs over when there’s an opportunity to guzzle or gape at flowing chocolate. ... Read More »

Bye, Twitter. All the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon

In the battle between a massive prehistoric beast and a fluttering bird, we all know what’s destined to come out on top. But in the case of Mastodon, a social network with the potential to take on Twitter, the former just so happens to be the underdog. And yet, it’s an underdog with serious spunk. Started by 24-year-old Eugen Rochko, ... Read More »

The Education Silo

Congress and new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos are focused on providing more local control over education and ensuring that states have freedom and flexibility to innovate within their education systems. But the focus on local control could keep states from recognizing or acknowledging opportunities to collaborate, pool resources and work as allies to support students. Teachers have already recognized ... Read More »

Everyone Benefits From the Public Good

The term public good refers to an entity that can be utilized by an individual or society as a whole without reducing the availability of the entity for another person. A true public good cannot be excluded from anyone and is often called non-excludable. Examples of entities in the public good are water and sewer, municipal parks, and police departments. ... Read More »

Otigba: The experiment that grew into a tech market

I did my NYSC year in Lagos between 1988 and 1989, and I lived on Ola Ayinde street at Ikeja and later at the NYSC secretariat at Opebi. I knew the area very well. I saw Otigba spring up seemingly from nowhere, and it grew to become a major market for technology products. The traders there called themselves the “Lagos ... Read More »

Why Quadcopters Are The Most Popular Drones

With drones being all the rage these days, there are some questions as to why some drones are more popular than others. The most popular drone at present is the quadcopter. Here are a few reasons why. Firstly, quadcopters are extremely mechanically simplistic. They are quite literally made up of 4 fixed-pitch propellers attached directly to four motors. This means ... Read More »

The Transformative Benefits of Wireless Broadband Technologies on Education

Even with the Internet becoming more accessible these days, there still exists a growing technological gap between the rich and the poor. This digital divide has one of its biggest consequences when it comes to the provision of quality education, as low-income households tend to consider Internet connectivity as a luxury, rather than a necessity that could open them up ... Read More »

Top 5 B-Schools Accepting MAHCET Score

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MAH CET) is the entrance exam for admissions to the B Schoolsin Maharashtra offering post graduate management courses like MBA, MMS and PGDM. The MAH CET scores are accepted by more than 100 B-schools across Maharashtra. MAH-CET is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra.MAH CET 2017 was held on March 4 and 5, 2017. ... Read More »

Change From the Stereotype Gym Sessions toa More Beneficial Alternative

So, when was the last time you went to measure your weight? If you have the tendency of being overweight and want to shed a few kilos, then it is important to either start exercising or looking for an alternative that would provide the same results as going to the gym. And, truth is, there are several health products in ... Read More »