The great inventor put job applicants through an unusual test before deciding whether or not to hire them. How well would you do?
Scientists are studying the endurance and survival of humans on Mars for a planned colonization of the planet. I review the questions people have about this mission.
Sickle cell disease is painful for sufferers and can sometimes be dangerous. Genome editing may one day correct the mutation that causes the disorder.
There is a decision to be made. Which road to travel down, which path to take in life? Frost's thoughtful poem on free will and the choices it allows.
Imagine a dog that never ate, drank, or aged, and who would mysteriously appear at critical moments of danger. Was St. John Bosco’s dog Grigio an angel clothed in a furry disguise?
Based on my research of reports written by teachers of language-less people in the deaf community, they have cognitive abilities despite their lack of language.
One of the greatest gifts we can give our students is to instill in them a strong sense of confidence. In doing this, we enable them to be higher achievers. Confidence breeds success.
Is death the end of consciousness? Why are there so many documented cases in the medical field of people having out-of-body experiences and being conscious of their surroundings while near death?
Lack of vocabulary holds English language learners back. Here are 7 effective and easy strategies to enable English language students to leave your classroom with an enriched vocabulary bank every day.
Climbing My Grandfather is an extended metaphor focusing on a young boy who 'climbs' his grandfather, a mountain of a man. Autobiographical, full of detail and climbing language, this poem, a single stanza, reflects the awe and wonder and risk a boy takes getting to know his grandfather.
Here are some examples of contemporary and classic short stories, as well as selections for students of various ages.
Acanthamoeba is a microscopic, single-celled organism that can infect the cornea of the eye. It causes a disorder called Acanthamoeba keratitis, which is most common in contact lens users.
The speaker in Malcolm M. Sedam's "Desafinado" holds the Beat poet Allen Ginsberg accountable for what the speaker deems to be the attempted degradation of the soul of humanity.
How many of your thoughts are your own? Religion, culture, and politics play a strong role in the controlling of your thoughts. It's a danger, because it prevents you from truly being free.
Frances Cornford's short poem Childhood focuses on the thoughts of an adult looking back to an event which changed things for them as a child. With full rhyme and mostly iambic pentameter, it neatly sums up what it is to learn a life lesson about the old and being young.
Teaching English as a foreign language online may seem easy, but like any freelancing gig, it has its pros and cons. Make sure you're aware of the downsides before applying to online English companies.