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You got top grades in school, you excelled through college, and you graduated with a first class degree from a tier one university. Surely that makes you intelligent, right?  There’s no doubting your academic abilities, and you’ve clearly been blessed with a very capable mind in many respects. But intelligent? …

In Brazil and the United States, a firm handshake is expected. This would be off putting in the UK, as the British like to greet each other with a lighter handshake. Every country has a unique set of customs, and it is important to recognize and respect cultural differences, especially …

In 2017, student loan debt has swelled into a $1.3 trillion crisis in the US, according to Forbes. An estimated 44 million borrowers shoulder this financial burden. The blog Make Lemonadeestimates that the average Class of 2016 grad owes $37,172. So, what are some coping strategies for recent grads entering the workplace …

Source: Science News Forty finalists took home more than $1.8 million in awards at the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search. Indrani Das, 17, of Oradell, N.J., won the top award of $250,000 for conducting a three-year study of brain injury that identified a potential major mechanism of neuron death and a …

Source: NJ.com JERSEY CITY — Former New York Yankee player Pat Kelly and Jersey City Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marcia Lyles were all in attendance at Lincoln Park on Friday as Jersey City announced its participation in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Free Summer Meals initiative this summer. At the event, …

Source: News 12 NJ BAYONNE – Students, parents and faculty at a Bayonne high school are fighting to keep the school open. Marist High School has been slated for closure and the people associated with the school have been raising money over the last month to make sure that doesn’t happen. This …

Article from ABC NEWS A group of graduating seniors from the University of Notre Dame turned their backs on their own graduation ceremony in protest of Vice President Mike Pence, who gave their commencement address there on Sunday. The protests, which were organized by a student activist group at Notre …

Multitasking may reduce your productivity, and now a new study shows that this may happen because multitasking interferes with certain types of brain activity. The results suggest that it is better to work on one task at a time than try to complete many tasks at once, the researchers said. …

When it comes to giving allergy medicine to kids, many parents are doing things that could potentially cause problems, a new poll finds. Parents who were polled said they had trouble figuring out the right dose of allergy medications to give to their children, and some said they used adult …

Should Pluto still be a planet? The issue has been hotly debated for many years, but Neil deGrasse Tyson has recently drawn a line in the sand. Appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert he declared that when it comes to Pluto’s diminished planetary status we need to “just …