The E.B. White classic 'Charlotte's Web' – about a pig named Wilbur and his best friend, a spider named Charlotte – was published 60 years ago today.
Maria Montessori stands in many ways as the mother of alternative education. The Italian physician and teacher invented a new kind of school, one with self-directed learning, classrooms with mixed age groups, and no grades. Now, on what would have been her 142 birthday, thousands of schools bear her name. These Montessori schools have some very famous alumni, many of which credit the free-flowing classes with teaching them to think differently and allowing them to change the world. Here are 10 of the most prominent.
Kim Kardashian and Lindsay Lohan are the latest celebs to emerge on the list for Washington's annual 'nerd prom,' the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Here's a list of other names.
Robin Grinholz, of New York, lays flowers on the Imagine mosaic in the Strawberry Fields section of New York City's Central Park on Dec. 8, the 30th anniversary of the death of rock music legend John Lennon.