Dumping praise on a student or your child with the intention of bolstering their scholastic success may actually hinder it. More and more studies are determining that children grow suspicious of general praise or develop an unhealthy fear of failure.
The US spends twice as much per person on health care as other advanced economies, and Medicare is one of the biggest culprits. But here's why cutting its costs won't be easy.
First college to raise $1B in 2012: Stanford University was first in US fund raising for the eighth year in a row. Stanford raised $1.035 billion. How did other colleges do? Harvard University brought in $650 million, Yale University - $544 million, and the University of Southern California got $492 million.