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Watch students at the PlayMaker school in Santa Monica, California, engage with games using varying degrees of technology. It took seven people to create the “Golden Medallion” spy adventure video game and its advertising campaign. They did their...
Detainees watch a World Cup soccer match from a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales,...
Ukrainian troops stand guard at the headquarters of the Ukrainian army’s Anti-Terrorist Operation, ATO, near the eastern Ukrainian city of Izyum, near Donetsk, on June 20, 2014. Photo by Sergey Bobok/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Democratic and...
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro gave the gives the key note address at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The Senate confirmed Castro for housing secretary Wednesday. Photo by Harry E. Walker/MCTWASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed San...
What separated the English from the rest of the world in the lead-up to the Industrial Revolution was their culture and genetics, says economic historian Gregory Clark. The most materially-driven and most patient survived. Photo by Flickr user...
Soccer fans and gawkers alike (including deities) collectively flocked to Twitter on Tuesday to respond to Germany’s 7-1 dismantling of Brazil in the semifinal match of the 2014 World Cup in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. And, according to FIFA, the...