The cost of higher education at the world’s top universities

Higher education received abroad has always been a widely recognized standard, and students from all over the world are dreaming about it. These are the current costs (end of 2016) of studying (for international students) at the world’s top universities:  

Whose idea was it to add cheese to the hamburger?

Adding cheese to hamburgers became popular in the late-1920s to mid-1930s, and there are several competing claims as to who created the first cheeseburger. Lionel Sternberger is reputed to have invented the cheeseburger in 1926 at the age of 16 when he was working as a fry cook at his father’s Pasadena, California sandwich shop,… Read More

Neuroscientists Find That Men And Women Respond Differently To Stress

Functional magnetic resonance imaging of men and women under stress showed neuroscientists how their brains differed in response to stressful situations. In men, increased blood flow to the left orbitofrontal cortex suggested activation of the “fight or flight” response. In women, stress activated the limbic system, which is associated with emotional responses. There are many… Read More

Research shows men get ahead for being “disagreeable” in the workplace; women don’t

Do nice guys –and gals– really finish last? In the workplace they do, according to new research co-authored by University of Notre Dame Management Professor Timothy Judge. But there also is a double standard for women and, yes, a pay gap. Judge, the Franklin D. Schurz Professor of Management in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of… Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!!!! Feliz dia das Mães!!! Feliz dia de las Madres!!!

To all mothers in all corners of this world: happy Mother’s Day. Mother is the person who always influences each and every aspect of our lives. Most of the time our actions reflect what we have learnt from our mothers. Certainly no one on this earth can repay the debt of mother. It is true… Read More

Beautiful Failures: The Best-Designed Tech That Flopped

Ask any experienced manufacturer to name the key component to a winning product, and they’ll undoubtedly reel off a string of theories, personal maxims and anecdotes. Then, if they’re even remotely honest, they’ll confess that they have no idea what they’re talking about. Some ugly and even poorly made objects go on to wild success… Read More