The best alliance in hip-hop

Hip-hop has fought hard to carve out a space for itself in the classroom. Today, some savvy teachers are “dropping everything” to teach rapper Kendrick Lamar’s new album, the Hamilton soundtrack is worming its way into American history classrooms and a handful of colleges are offering a minor in hip-hop studies. Hip-hop has become an […]

What we’re reading

What are this week’s most interesting stories in the world of science and tech? Here’s what we’ve come up with. Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below. Scientists have just thawed a 12,400-year-old puppy found in Russian permafrost | Science Alert A now extinct breed of dog has been discovered in a remarkable […]

Going Paleo, what it actually means

Popular diets tout the benefits of going back to the basics.  But is the Paleo lifestyle even possible in the modern age? The supermarket in the after-work rush is quite simply the stuff of nightmares.  But however congested the aisles, lengthy the queues, and unhelpful the harried staff, it is also pretty wonderful.  At least from a certain […]