Archive Of July 2012

 
 
Today in 10: July 27, 2012

Today in 10: July 27, 2012

Jul 31, 2012 by Holly Epstein Ojalvo

The 10 choicest morsels smart people are consuming today – or should be. Just for you.  NUMBER 99: The number of days left before Election Day. Learn more about registering to vote, and keep tabs on the presidential campaigns as the election heats up. You can also donate to Obama’s presidential campaign, or to Romney’s […]

Your World This Week: June 30 – July 5, 2012

Your World This Week: June 30 – July 5, 2012

Jul 30, 2012 by Chelsia Rose Marcius

You won’t want to miss these events this week. Tuesday, July 31 It’s been 48 years since we got our first glimpses at what the Moon looks like from the Ranger 7 space probe. At the time, The New York Times said the images were being hailed as “the greatest advance in lunar astronomy since […]

The Weekend in 10: July 29, 2012

The Weekend in 10: July 29, 2012

Jul 30, 2012 by Chelsia Rose Marcius

The 10 choicest morsels smart people are consuming today – or should be. Just for you. NUMBER $64.1 million. The amount of money earned by “The Dark Knight Rises” in its second weekend in theaters, a 60% drop from last week’s earnings amid competition from the Olympics and in the aftermath of the Colorado movie […]

Your 2012 Summer Olympics Crib Sheet

Your 2012 Summer Olympics Crib Sheet

Jul 28, 2012 by Marc Weinreich

The world has come to London! In case you haven’t started paying attention, check it out: This year’s Summer Olympics personalities include a blind archer, a double-amputee sprinter and a 27-year-old who will likely finish his summer as the winningest Olympian ever. Here’s a look at the big stories of this year’s Games. Big controversies […]

Today in 10: July 27, 2012

Today in 10: July 27, 2012

Jul 28, 2012 by Lily Altavena

The 10 choicest morsels smart people are consuming today – or should be. Just for you.  NUMBER 1.5%: the rate that the U.S. economy grew in the second fiscal quarter – lower than expected. Economic growth refers to the amount of stuff (goods and services) produced. Why was growth so weak the past three months? […]

Today in 10: July 26, 2012

Today in 10: July 26, 2012

Jul 27, 2012 by Holly Epstein Ojalvo

The 10 choicest morsels smart people are consuming today – or should be. Just for you. NUMBER 51 million. That’s the number of girls worldwide aged 15-19 who are married. QUOTE “[There is] concern that we will see a massacre in Aleppo, and that’s what the regime appears to be lining up for.” – a spokesperson […]

4 Ways the Aurora Shooting Is Really a Story About Youth

4 Ways the Aurora Shooting Is Really a Story About Youth

Jul 26, 2012 by Holly Epstein Ojalvo

Here and there, reports on the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado have included headlines like “Witness Saw Teen With Gunshot Wound.” The thing is, most big news stories are about events that affect many people – like the devastating tsunami that hit Japan last year – or that have big implications for politics and […]