"Teaching students that intelligence can grow and blossom with effort – rather than being a fixed trait they’re just born with – is gaining traction in progressive education circles. And new research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential."
Pop quiz: When does learning begin? Answer: Before we are born. Science writer Annie Murphy Paul talks through new research that shows how much we learn in the womb -- from the lilt of our native language to our soon-to-be-favorite foods.
(Kevin Systrom/Instagram) The honor of being in the first Instagram snap, which was posted four years ago today, went to co-founder Kevin Systrom’s dog.
The pet pooch is so cute that she didn’t even need one of Instagram’s now ubiquitous filters. At the time, the photo sharing network hadn’t gone public and went by a different moniker: Codename, according to a post on the company’s website from two years ago.
Instagram launched to the public in October 2010 and now boasts more than 200 million active members per month, according to the company.
An average of 60 million photos are uploaded every day…
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - You've heard of Sonic the Hedgehog, the video game character. But how about the half-pint hedgehog, the tiniest one that ever lived? Scientists on Tuesday described fossils from Canada...