Category Archives: education

Facebook’s New Office version


Facebook to release “Facebook at Work” version Maybe the Government can allow employees to use Facebook but not during office hours ‘Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn, … Continue reading

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How Toxic Tofu Lands on Your Table


China criminal gang floods market with 100 tonnes of toxic tofu ‘…A supplier to KFC parent Yum Brands Inc and McDonald’s Corp came under fire in July after a report showed workers using expired meat. U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc … Continue reading

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This Twitter App Could Prevent Suicide


Samaritans Launches Twitter App To Help Identify Vulnerable People ‘Samaritans, the leading suicide prevention charity, today is launching Samaritans Radar – a free web application that monitors your friends’ Tweets, alerting you if it spots anyone who may be struggling … Continue reading

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Activist Malala is Youngest Winner of Nobel Peace Prize


In my last post about the Nobel, I asked if it is anti-activism. This article seems to rub its answer to my face. But I like that 🙂 ‘Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi … Continue reading

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The One Laptop Per Child Documentary [Video]


‘The micro and macro threads that WEB follows make it a fascinating film. Interviews with academics, technologists and entrepreneurs tackle the subject on an intellectual level, while watching the excitement of the children as they start using their laptops adds … Continue reading

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Is Your Shopped Food Laced with Addictive Drugs?


An amazing story of how a noodle vendor was caught with his opium-laced food ‘The use of the unusual ingredient – used to make opium – at the restaurant in Yan’an, in Shaanxi province, came to light after one of … Continue reading

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Rolling Jubilee Makes Student Loans Disappear


‘Since November 2012, Rolling Jubilee has purchased and eradicated about $15 million worth of debt arising from unpaid medical bills. Today, the group announced that it has erased $3.9 million in private student loans, including Courtney Brown’s and those of … Continue reading

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