How the state and federal governments are driving up the cost of higher educatio

State and federal authorities are more interested in how someone learns something rather than if they know it. If a person learned the law through an unaccredited law school or by correspondence courses and passed the California bar exam and successfully practiced law they couldn't take the bar exam in 43 states because of phony accreditation barriers. Accreditation experts admit themselves accreditation isn't a "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" and that it's virtually impossible for outsiders to determine how people learn under these restrictions. So instead of getting a legal education for under $10,000 students often must pay $100,00. This kind of injustice is through out the system. There are ways to ensure quality and competence other than accreditation. When will the country wake up before millions of college grads become indentured

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European wind farms could meet global energy demand, researchers now say

A new study estimated the untapped potential of wind energy across Europe.

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  • A new report calculated how much electricity Europe could generate if it built onshore wind farms on all of its exploitable land.
  • The results indicated that European onshore wind farms could supply the whole world with electricity from now until 2050.
  • Wind farms come with a few complications, but the researchers noted that their study was meant to highlight the untapped potential of the renewable energy source in Europe.
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First solar roadway in France turned out to be a 'total disaster'

French newspapers report that the trial hasn't lived up to expectations.

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  • The French government initially invested in a rural solar roadway in 2016.
  • French newspapers report that the trial hasn't lived up to expectations.
  • Solar panel "paved" roadways are proving to be inefficient and too expensive.
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New vaccine (for cats) nixes allergic reactions for humans

You want one. Now you may be able to survive one.

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  • Cats live in a quarter of Western households.
  • Allergies to them are common and can be dangerous.
  • A new approach targets the primary trouble-causing allergen.
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