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Is the Front Line of Education the Lunch Line?

“Yes,” Revolution Foods’s founders answer: the front line of education is the lunch line. The company says good nutrition makes “more productive, more attentive, better motivated and better performing students.” The Revolution Foods company is dramatically transforming the school lunch by providing healthy food for millions … Continue reading

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Why Working with People with Autism Is a Good Idea

Now here’s a creative solution: hiring people with autism to perform certain data management and other detail-oriented jobs. Why? Certain individuals with this developmental disorder are particularly well-suited for such tasks, often excelling at them. Their remarkable attributes and skills can include an outstanding … Continue reading

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Exploration and Adventure to Improve Quality of Life

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the Swiss pilots and co-founders of the solar-powered airplane, Solar Impulse, have announced a partnership between ABB, a power and automation technology company, and PACT, an international non-governmental organization, to bring solar energy to rural communities in Myanmar. … Continue reading

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Torture Camps: The Truth

It’s amazing how many newscasts are all about events that concern one family or community. A husband murders his wife, a child is kidnapped. The event is reported on national television, sometimes for days on end. Albeit tragic, these events monopolize … Continue reading