This July 4th, millions of Americans will mark our nation’s 232nd birthday with fireworks, parades, and other celebrations of freedom. So today, we’ve got a special, double-length issue that explores what freedom really means-or at least what it meant to America’s founders.
If you look back at America’s early history, you’ll discover at least seven different ideas about how people get to be free. Three make up a "Bill of Rights." Three make up a "Bill of Responsibilities."
In 20 days the Noko Jeans Museum in Stockholm is closing, stop by!
Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building
The New York Times ran an interesting piece last week about the rise of for-profit colleges and the surging enrollment numbers they’re seeing during the recession. In New York state, there’s been a 61 percent increase in the number of students attending for profit schools over the last decade (compared to a 15 percent increase at SUNY). For-profit institutions like Devry and the University of Phoenix are luring students by touting their career placement numbers (Devry claims that over the last 30 years, 90% of its graduates had jobs within six months of finishing their studies) and their tight focus on giving students ready applicable skill sets.
The Airnergy Charger apparently takes the energy available through Wi-Fi and converts it into DC power, charging an internal battery for you to plug your little toys into.