Thursday, May 31, 2012

School till 18


            I wrote a post about education a while ago, and I guess it's about time that I wrote another one. Last time I discussed education in general (compared to "schooling" if my memory serves) but now it's time to tackle a more specific and pertinent subject: the age through which schooling is required. You've probably heard about the president's plan to solve our school drop-out problem; he wants to require people to go to high school until they graduate or turn 18.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Paper vs. Plastic: the ultimate showdown

Paper grocery bags. Don't you love them? The sit there in the store, waiting to be used, not worrying that less people prefer them. They don't have to prove that they're better than the plastic ones, they just know it. Here's a list of reasons why paper bags know could have a big ego.