The new $10,000 college degree has everyone talking

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Students leave college with an average $29,400 in loans.

The appeal of a $10,000 college degree is impossible to deny. Average tuition for a public university is more than $35,000 for four years. Students leave college with an average $29,400 in loans. Who wouldn’t get behind an effort to offer bachelor’s degrees that won’t shackle young people to debt for decades after they graduate?

 

 

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Top 10 Photos of the Week

Top 10 Photos of the Week

 Bob the Fly could spot bad motor skills from a mile away. He would be safe now.

With Halloween fast approaching, even the odd kids will want to become a little odder. The spooks want to become spookier, the ghosts, ghostlier, and the water, wetter. We’re pretty sure we don’t care about any of that. Just take a look at these images and you’ll quickly learn not to care as well. (Pics)

 

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10 Crazy Houses From Around the World

 10 Crazy Houses Around the World

Car House (Salzburg, Austria)

The compact Volkswagen Beetle has always been a fuel-efficient car, but what about applying that conservationist model to a house? German architect Mark Voglreiter took up the challenge and nailed it with the “Auto Residence.” Its thermal insulation makes it very energy-efficient. The house was rented in 2004 for a pricey $2,500 euros a month-and we thought people living in their cars were trying to save money!

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English is a Tough Language – 10 Crazy Examples

English is a Tough Language - 10 Crazy Examples

Surprisingly, few English-speaking people used this machine

It’s easy to make fun of foreign people who don’t understand English very well. But probably the worst offenders are us peoples. Yeah you, sitting on that green shag couch. We couldn’t sorta say anything greatly correctly if’n we tried. (Pics)

 

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UK Scientists Make Transistor One Atom Long, 10 Atoms Wide

 

UK Scientists Make Transistor One Atom Long, 10 Atoms Wide
Chunks of this atom-thick material just one nanometer across can function as transistor

A leading contender to replace silicon as the basis for computing has made another step forward.

Transistors one atom thick and ten atoms wide have been made by UK researchers. They were carved from graphene, predicted by some to one day oust silicon as the basis of future computing.

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One in Ten Americans Are Chronically Sleep Deprived

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A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) research study, released February 28, 2008, states that ten percent of adults are not getting sufficient rest or sleep every night. Chronic sleep loss and sleep disorders also raise the risk for additional health problems.

Further, the study found that 38 percent of the people surveyed did not get enough sleep in seven or more days during the month.

The CDC researchers took data from adults living in Delaware, Hawaii, New York, and Rhode Island and from information of a National Health Interview Study.

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