I study human interactions with water bodies

Dressed in diving gear comprising a wetsuit, mask and flippers, Caesar Bita, 42, plunges into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Malindi. Sometimes he’s gone for…

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Trump Says Drug Companies to Unveil Price Cuts in Two Weeks

Major pharmaceutical companies will announce “voluntary, massive” cuts in drug prices in two weeks, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, without providing details. “We’re also working…

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As Banks Crack Down On Crypto Companies, This Lithuanian Payments Startup Is Booming

Trakai Island Castle, near Vilnius the capital of Lithuania. Credit: Shutterstock. Banks including Barclays and Bank of America have taken a hardline when it comes…

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THE CREEPY RISE OF REAL COMPANIES SPAWNING FICTIONAL DESIGN

WIRED/GETTY IMAGES IN 2011, THE Dutch industrial giant Philips unveiled something it called the Microbial Home. It was a zero-waste, self-sustaining vision of the future, where household…

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J. Prince Says Drake’s Response to PUSHA-T Would’ve Damaged Careers

It looks like J. Prince is giving the world the press run we wish we were getting from Drake. Last weekend, the Houston record executive…

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A teacher defaulted on $55,000 in student debt—loan rehabilitation offered hope, but now he owes $130,000

In 2014, Scott Nailor, a high school English teacher from Scarborough, Maine, went more than 270 days without making a payment on his student loans…

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Ministers can’t ignore the coming higher education debt crisis

Cardiff University borrowed £300m at 3% over 40 years but ran a surplus of just £145,000 in the year to July 2017. It should be…

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‘Phenomenally saddening’: inside the sordid world of America’s for-profit colleges

In 2014, film-maker Alex Shebanow read about Corinthian Colleges, one of America’s largest for-profit college companies, while working on a documentary about student loan debt….

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Candidates finish campaign trail at UW-W

   Governor-elect Tony Evers and U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin made a final campaign stop at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Nov. 5, one day before they…

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Student loan debt isn’t just a millennial problem

As most now know, skyrocketing student debt can be particularly devastating for young adults. But it’s not just millennials who are delaying life’s major milestones…

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