Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ivy League School Janitor Graduates with Honors

Gac Filipaj mopped floors and cleaned toilets at Columbia University for many years. As a refugee from Yugoslavia, he made his meager living by working for the school. Recently, however, the 52-year-old janitor graduated with a bachelor’s degree in classics. … Continue reading

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Super Moon

A full Moon — it may mean trouble. From raising high tides to making dogs howl… It may even wake you up in the middle of the night with bright moonbeams. If a moonbeam woke you up on the night … Continue reading

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Boy Finds Error in Museum Exhibit

Benjamin Lerman Coady recently questioned the accuracy of an exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Benjamin is a seventh-grader at Renbrook School. with a fascination of history, he reads his textbooks avidly. Recently mother and … Continue reading

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Free Online Classes From Harvard and MIT

Here’s a huge tip for you! It’s nothing to do with insurance for business, but exciting none the same! Harvard University and MIT have announced edX, a new partnership in online education. With edX, the schools will collaborate to build … Continue reading

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Girl born without hands wins penmanship award

A young girl born missing both hands has recently been awarded a penmanship award along with 1,000 from a company that publishes children’s textbooks. The Zaner-Bloser company recognized 7-year-old Annie Clark with its very first Nicholas Maxim Award. Nicholas was … Continue reading

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