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Museum's 'Pay What You Wish' Admission Policy Pays Off
Museum's 'Pay What You Wish' Admission Policy Pays Off
In March 2015, armed with a $35,000 grant to offset possible lost revenue, the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego implemented a pay-what-you-wish admissions policy: It was up to visitors to decide what to contribute. Initially, the policy app...
Educators seek to ease pressure in college admissions process
Educators seek to ease pressure in college admissions process
More than 50 admissions deans and educators at well-known colleges and universities have signed on to a report that recommends ways to tone down the competitive frenzy of the admissions process. The report, titled "Turning the Tide," recommends that a...
These Vibrating Shoes Guide Your Steps as You Play Tourist
These Vibrating Shoes Guide Your Steps as You Play Tourist
Sneakairs direct you to your destination by triggering different vibrations that indicate when you should turn. It couldn't be more intuitive: your left foot buzzes when you ought to go left, your right foot buzzes when you ought to go right. Both shoe...
Kids are 3D printing their own "superhero cyborg" prosthetic arms. (Water cannons optional)
Kids are 3D printing their own "superhero cyborg" prosthetic arms. (Water cannons optional)
In a program called "Superhero Cyborgs," six kids with upper-limb disabilities — among the 1,500 born each year in the US — learned to tinker with the latest 3D-modeling and -printing tools during the January workshop. Their mission: To cre...