Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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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…

Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls Not Forgotten, 100 Days After – Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon has repeated his call for the immediate release of the kidnapped schoolgirls of Chibok – 100 days after their abduction. The United Nations Secretary General has given the vigils taking place tomorrow his full support. The schoolgirls,…

11 Habits of boring people

One example: In a recent University of Virginia study, participants gave themselves electrical shocks instead of having to sit with their thoughts for 15 minutes. In a recent Quora thread, users discussed what makes people boring. Here are the…