Are the D.C. schools the worst in the country?
The Washington Post has a tremendously sad series this week on the horrible state of the Washington, DC public schools, which are generally last in the country on any given educational measure, even when compared to other urban school districts. I grew up in the D.C. area. The schools have been struggling for decades...
Is there any hope for these poor children? Or are they just doomed to 'quiet riots?' The sorry state of urban education in our country is a shameful indictment of all of us.
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"Earth" features about 30 of the biggest names in entertainment.
- Lil Dicky is a rapper and comedian who released his debut album in 2015.
- His new music video, "Earth," features artists such as Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheehan, Kevin Hart, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
- All proceeds of the music video will go to environmental causes, Dicky said.
Some evidence attributes a certain neurological phenomenon to a near death experience.
Time of death is considered when a person has gone into cardiac arrest. This is the cessation of the electrical impulse that drive the heartbeat. As a result, the heart locks up. The moment the heart stops is considered time of death. But does death overtake our mind immediately afterward or does it slowly creep in?
- A forensic artist in Scotland has made a hyper realistic model of an ancient dog.
- It was based on the skull of a dog dug up in Orkney, Scotland, which lived and died 4,000 years ago.
- The model gives us a glimpse of some of the first dogs humans befriended.
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