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What did you learn from your first job? Photo by Flickr user dlewis5.What was your first job? Serving fast food, delivering newspapers, cleaning hotel rooms, picking tobacco? Whatever your answer, chances are you worked hard for little pay and...
Photo by JulianBleecker. Editor’s Note: We’ve devoted a lot of Making Sen$e coverage to the struggles of adjunct professors, who make an average of $2,500 per course and often balance part-time teaching loads at multiple institutions to...
The image on the left shows the mouse brain blood vessels before cocaine. The image on the right shows the blood vessels after, revealing that many of the vessels are now darker, which signifies lower blood flow. Photo from Biomedical Optics Express...
File photo of a meeting of ministers of foreign affairs held at NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 25, 2014. Photo by Hakan Goktepe/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images When the leaders of the North Atlantic alliance wrapped up their Chicago summit two...
The giant African snail can eat plaster, stucco and 500 types of plants, including most row crops and citrus, making them a nuisance in places like Florida, where local agencies are trying to eradicate them. Photo by Flickr user Coleg Gwent...
It’s been a runaway treadmill of a summer. If it hasn’t been protests in the Midwest, it’s been planes dropping out of the sky in Ukraine. If it hasn’t been rockets and missiles raining down in the Middle East, it has been border confrontations in...