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Enter the dome of science

This week in Around the World, spherical technology surrounds Russian students with knowledge; six-year-old Brits are more tech-savvy than adults and Indian teacher breaks truancy record.     To find...

Mine of mismanaged information

The mine housing some of the United States Office of Personnel Management There’s a bit of a sci-fi feel to Around the World this week. Automatic barmen and party-bots have both made the cut – as has the su...

Snow excuse for missing classes (and other stories)

Around the World returns to continue documenting all that’s new in 2014. And things are certainly hotting up across the globe; from Jamaica to Botswana, governments and innovators are driving online learning forward into the new year. Meanwhile in the USA, an ...