Tenure has a long tradition at almost every major college and university in the United States. Tenure protects professors from losing their job for teaching subjects that school officials or donors consider unacceptable. But that has not stopped some U.S. lawmakers from calling tenure a waste.
Losing a loved one is very painful. This can be especially true is you have a small family. Find out the death of his sister may be more than just painful, but even deadly for one man in the second part of this classic American story, 'The Fall of the House of Usher,' by Edgar Allan Poe.
For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered a system of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting around a single star. NASA scientists said three of the newly discovered planets are in the so-called habitable zone that could possibly support life.
Several websites offer free ebooks. Others share information about where to find free or discounted ebooks. There are several reasons some ebooks are free. In some cases, the book’s copyright has expired. In other cases, writers offer books for free to grow a readership. Often a free ebook will be
Today we are talking about George Washington. He was the first president of the United States. He served from 1789 to 1797. But he had many other accomplishments, too. He owned thousands of hectares of land in his home state of Virginia. He was a famous general.
Many of the treetops in the Amazon rainforest may look the same, but they are not. New research finds that the Amazon rainforest biodiversity is more mixed than people believed. Scientists developed a way to map the Amazon, from the air-- and found many different kinds of forests there.
Several countries offer free college education to their citizens. Total student debt in the United States is currently over $1 trillion. So, some American states are trying to follow the example of these other nations. But what exactly is the cost of “free tuition?”