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Articles and discussions of the latest trending topics. These blogs run the gamut from the college bribery scandal to Elon Musk's latest brush with the law to a New Jersey court case challenging teachers' unions. Anything that touches a nerve or signals a change in the way we live, interact and conduct business is game for our lifestyle and society blog. Check out some of our latest posts.

Seeing the Mind’s Machinery: the Next Skill for Educators by Julie Nariman
Seeing the Mind’s Machinery: the Next Skill for Educators by Julie Nariman
![HS students Mars project.jpg](https://cdn.steemitimages.com/DQmcpYWFwRDoHcg1LC4W6eDbA72oyhbaNmvEFqjZWsJv9on/HS%20students%20Mars%20project.jpg) As an educator, I have always thought that integration and diversity make any learning environment better. My idea was that any classroom, school, or district is better off when it resembles the larger world we live in, racially, culturally, linguistically. I still think that. However, last…
Does the College Bribery Scandal Highlight Problems with Privileged Youth or Their Parents?
Does the College Bribery Scandal Highlight Problems with Privileged Youth or Their Parents?
![felicity huffman bill macy.jpg](https://cdn.steemitimages.com/DQmTMHosDXdMnJcMDBDg7WZaAABcrtxnwq4iWbcGYpoUKeB/felicity%20huffman%20bill%20macy.jpg) When news broke in the middle of March about a **college admissions bribery scandal** that involved, among other people, well-off celebrities like “Desperate Housewives” actress Felicity Huffman and former “Full House” star Lori Loughlin, many Americans heaved a collective groan at another incidence in which the…
The Changing Face of Entrepreneurship in 2019
The Changing Face of Entrepreneurship in 2019
![Obama with young entrepreneurs.jpg](https://cdn.steemitimages.com/DQmcgTMvNRZKW6FfPFy48FQ6iF75wdA9o6yReu3CQ9DqGdf/Obama%20with%20young%20entrepreneurs.jpg) Although it’s still too early to be bullish about the stock market in 2019, the economy is still humming along, unemployment remains historically low, and wages have finally begun to rise more quickly. This rosy business landscape hasn’t escaped **entrepreneurs and small business owners,** who have…
College Tuition: How to Save for Your Child's Future Without Ruining Yours
College Tuition: How to Save for Your Child's Future Without Ruining Yours
![Hampton Univ students celebrate.jpg](https://cdn.steemitimages.com/DQmUX2sAPL2TuSPGAr6vJ4gW5v7nBq5hzRJzpbk4RQ9vk5h/Hampton%20Univ%20students%20celebrate.jpg) Has the thought of paying your child’s college tuition given you fits at night? Was it one of the first things that ran through your head even before she was born? Believe it or not, if your child’s college tuition has been on your mind since…
When White Collar Crime, Social Media, Cryptocurrency, and Celebrity Collide in the Cyber Age
When White Collar Crime, Social Media, Cryptocurrency, and Celebrity Collide in the Cyber Age
The recent fines levied against the music producer DJ Khaled and the fighter Floyd Mayweather for promoting a cryptocurrency without telling their followers that they were being paid underlines an unusual intersection of technology, celebrity, and social media. With the advent of **cryptocurrency and ICOs,** the decision by the Securities…