Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…
Oklahoma Science Teacher

Oklahoma Science Teacher, 22, Charged with Rape of Teenage Student After Police Barge In

A 22-year-old science teacher from Oklahoma was charged with rape after sheriff’s deputies barged in on a tryst she had allegedly set up with a teenage student. Hunter Day, of Yukon, admitted to exchanging explicit texts with the boy, a student…

Five things you never travel without

“Five things I never travel without” are as follows: #1 - I never travel without telling someone where exactly I’m going and will be staying etc. As a solo traveller 90% of the time, it’s prudent to let someone know your hotel…
Things You Didn't Know Had Names

48 Things You Didn't Know Had Names

So that's what it's called!   1. Hi, I'm John Green. Welcome to my salon, this is mental_floss on YouTube. And this is my glabella - the area between my eyebrows. And that is just the first of many things that you may not have known…
Africa Roundup

Africa Roundup: eBay expands, Google CEO visits Lagos, Ghana enters space

eBay opened up its U.S. platform to Africa through its partnership with Americans can now buy products on eBay from select vendors in six African countries, starting with merchandise categories of fashion, art, jewelry, and…
Married teacher

Married teacher arrested for having sex with teen student

A married teacher was busted for allegedly raping a 16-year-old student as they carried on a romantic relationship, according to reports. Lindsey Jarvis, 27, allegedly had sex with the underage boy when she worked as a social studies teacher…

Oxford and Cambridge top world university rankings(Top World 20 Universities)

Two UK universities occupy the top spots in a global ranking for the first time. The University of Oxford is top of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, with Cambridge University second, up from fourth place last year. A…
41 Things

41 Things You Should Never Say To Your Boss

Your workplace may be casual, and you might be pretty tight with your boss, but that doesn’t mean there are no boundaries. Even if you feel like your boss has become a friend, you should always avoid saying these 41 things—unless you’re…
Being black

"I faked being black to get into med school"

'I faked being black to get into med school' Worried he couldn't compete against fellow Indian-Americans,…