Ranking the Schools that Turn Poor Kids into Wealthy Ones (Wed, 18 Jan 2017) At a time when
parents of college-bound students are waiting anxiously for news about acceptances and wondering about their children’s future, a new study from the Equality of Opportunity Project is out with a new
way of evaluating the effectiveness of institutions across the country. The report used publicly available data to establish what it calls a “mobility rate” for each college or university in the
country. The result is a list of top colleges that looks nothing like typical college ranking schemes, with leafy private schools yielding place to an assortment of mostly urban, mostly public
Czech bubble artist surrounds 275 students with soap 'screen' to claim record (Wed, 18 Jan 2017) A Czech performer
of bubble art surrounded 275 high school students and a car with a single soap-bubble screen on Wednesday, breaking the national record. Matej Kodes raised the screen around a rectangular 11
metre-by-7.5 meter area, enclosing those inside for a few seconds. Kodes, who has performed since 2008, achieved a Guinness World Record in 2014 for "most people inside a soap bubble", which at that
time stood at 214.
Watch These College Students Experience A Terrifying Boating Accident And Somehow Emerge Unharmed (Wed, 18 Jan 2017) Two University of Florida students were participating in the FLW College Fishing
tournament over the weekend when their boat spun out of control, flinging them overboard. Conner Young and Hunter Bland were the two students in the boat, cruising at 60 mph, when a locknut came
loose, disabling the steering wheel and knocking the outboard motor violently to one side, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.