One-sided? Sure. But hasn’t he got the beginning of a point? Certainly, his most interesting take is on professors’ salaries and status. In a world where it’s never been easier to tailor your education to your interests, with amazing YouTube channels like Minute Earth, Crash Course or VSauce, websites like Read more…

If plants can learn and adapt, are they intelligent? This fascinating paper from Nautilus explores the way plants learn, from adapting their foliage to new conditions through to changing their reflexes. When they grow, they even reinforce their trunks in specific places depending on where micro-tears appear. Is that to Read more…

How a 1x1x1 m cube became the best educational tool of this amazing teacher – John Hunter, Teaching the World Peace Game. There are no adults in the World Peace Game: it is run by and for 4th graders, who try to solve the world’s 50 most pressing problems. And they Read more…