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There are a lot of different options about what to study in college. Schools have hundreds, maybe thousands of majors, and they?re adding new ones all the time. With the plethora of choices, some of them are bound to seem a bit weird. As far as we know, underwater basket weaving is still just a…

As we discussed last week, science isn’t just for the lab. Whether it’s raining, the usual activities are boring, or you just love science, here are 10 great experiments kids can do at home (with adult supervision). These experiments use ingredients you probably have sitting in your cabinets to create some fun demonstrations of basic…

When you think of college, you probably picture huge classes, lots of papers and labs, and hanging out with friends in dorm rooms. What you don?t think of are high school dropouts, manual labor, or spending winters on boats in Antarctica. College doesn?t usually bring to mind meditating, consciousness-building, or milking cows. Yet there are…

The English language is no stranger to phrases and words with curious origins. But have we ever sat and wondered why? There are collective nouns for almost everything. Some widely known, some not. Some accurate, some not. Some meaningful, and some downright offensive. For example, a Mayflower of Americans makes sense. So does a melody…

There haven?t been many major changes to the structure of school systems in the past century. We’ve learned so much more about how people learn, yet schools have pretty much stayed the same. And that’s unfortunate, because a few changes could make school better for students, teachers and society as a whole. 10. Healthier Environment…

If you’re reading this site, you’ve gone through some school of some sort and have experienced the unintentional hilarity of school rules being followed to their extremes. Rest assured, unless you went to one of these ten schools, you most likely haven’t seen anything yet. 10. ?UK School Bans Triangular Flapjack Proving that the insanity…

If you want to be in pictures, there are many great schools to choose from. Chances are, your favorite movie was directed, written, or acted out by at least one graduate of one of these schools. The classes are intensive, and some of the programs are quite expensive, but the results are pure art, making it all worth it.

This list can be thought of as an addendum of sorts to a similar list that was done here at TopTenz, featuring American military schools.? There was a bit of thought, both from myself, and from the readers of the original list, that there is something to be said about military institutions of higher learning…

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