In European countries where multiple languages are spoken, regions dominated by Germanic language speakers often have lower unemployment rates than non-Germanic areas. This pattern is not seen in similarly multilingual Canada, however.
Bullying prevention starts with teens, and in communities around the country they are taking the lead as anti-bullying leaders, advocates, and mentors for their peers. It is an inspiring trend at a time when several high-profile teen suicides have been linked to bullying.
Happy Halloween! Google commemorates Halloween with a massive-pumpkin-carving video. What's the science behind gargantuan gourds?
Calvin Trillin's beloved wife Alice died on Sept. 11, 2001 – in a strange but unrelated parallel to the terrorist attacks on the city that both the Trillins loved.