Items for March 2014

Report from education think tank calls for definition of digital literacy

Tags: education, tech

Daughter of Osamu Tezuka, God of Manga, discovers his stash of hand-drawn sexy mouse artwork

Tags: comics, art, sexuality

India beats the odds, beats polio

Tags: india, health

Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse

Tags: youth, health, economics

How Japan Copied American Culture and Made it Better

If you’re looking for some of America’s best bourbon, denim and burgers, go to Japan, where designers are re-engineering our culture in loving detail

Tags: america, japan, culture

White Without Privilege

Tags: japan, racism

Crimea's Attorney General Spawns Anime Fan Art

Tags: politics, fandom

My Mom’s Trip to Romania, Told in Pictures and Emails

Tags: romania, travel

Is this the new Bechdel Test?

Tags: media, gender

Infographic: 4 Ways the Internet is Making Kids Smarter

Tags: internet, education

11 Remarkable Ways Detroit Changed The World For The Better

Tags: cities, history

The 1,500 year old schism fuelling the clash between Russia and the West

Tags: politics, history

5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

I say this a lot, but this isn't new and shouldn't be surprising. We've known for a century how we should teach kids. We're not doing it because school is deliberately designed to make them into obedient little robots.

Tags: education, science