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A tuition-free college education could soon become a reality for some residents in Virginia

A TUITION-FREE COLLEGE EDUCATION COULD SOON BECOME A REALITY FOR SOME RESIDENTS IN VIRGINIA

The University of Virginia's new president, Jim Ryan, announced during his inaugural ceremony that some in-state students will be able...

The Hate U Give Is the Compelling Coming-of-Age Film Amandla Stenberg Was Born to Star In

THE HATE U GIVE IS THE COMPELLING COMING-OF-AGE FILM AMANDLA STENBERG WAS BORN TO STAR IN

Angie Thomas's 2017 bestselling novel The Hate U Give tells the story of 16-year-old Starr Carter, a high school student who lives...

 
 
 
USC Reaches $215 Million Settlement Over Gynecologist Abuse Allegations

USC REACHES $215 MILLION SETTLEMENT OVER GYNECOLOGIST ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

The tentative deal would compensate current and former female students who were patients of former USC gynecologist George Tyndall....

Juuls ARE more addictive to teenagers than other vapes, study finds

JUULS ARE MORE ADDICTIVE TO TEENAGERS THAN OTHER VAPES, STUDY FINDS

About 16 percent of high school students in California use Juuls, and two thirds of those that have ever tried one of the devices continued...

 
 
 
Did da Vinci's Genius Stem From 'Lazy Eye'?

DID DA VINCI'S GENIUS STEM FROM 'LAZY EYE'?

A scientist believes that Leonardo da Vinci had strabismus, a misalignment of the eyes, which may have forced the artist to rely on...

Meghan Markle Reveals Her First Job-and It's Totally Relatable

MEGHAN MARKLE REVEALS HER FIRST JOB-AND IT'S TOTALLY RELATABLE

Before she was the Duchess of Sussex or a star on Suits, Meghan Markle had a less glamorous gig. While speaking to a group of students...

 
 
 
Five-year-old talks about his 'two hugs' with Prince Harry in TV interview

FIVE-YEAR-OLD TALKS ABOUT HIS 'TWO HUGS' WITH PRINCE HARRY IN TV INTERVIEW

A primary school student who stole the show from Prince Harry and Meghan in Dubbo, Australia, said he gave Harry a "big hug".

MS in Conservation Medicine Ecology & Conservation Biology Poster Exhibit

MS IN CONSERVATION MEDICINE ECOLOGY & CONSERVATION BIOLOGY POSTER EXHIBIT

Class of 2019 Master of Science in Conservation Medicine Ecology & Conservation Biology Poster Exhibit Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from...

 
 
 
Blue Wine Not a Gag: Apparently, Americans Love It

BLUE WINE NOT A GAG: APPARENTLY, AMERICANS LOVE IT

In 2015, the world was introduced to Gik , Spain's first blue wine. Unsurprisingly, the pool-colored product, developed by a group...

Here are 14 cool cars from the mind-boggling collection at 2018's The Bridge art and car show

HERE ARE 14 COOL CARS FROM THE MIND-BOGGLING COLLECTION AT 2018'S THE BRIDGE ART AND CAR SHOW

The Bridge, an exclusive, annual car and art event in Bridgehampton, New York, features impressive displays of rare and expensive cars. Author...

 
 
 
'James will never come back to Real Madrid' - Valderrama believes Rodriguez is happy at Bayern

'JAMES WILL NEVER COME BACK TO REAL MADRID' - VALDERRAMA BELIEVES RODRIGUEZ IS HAPPY AT BAYERN

The Colombian forward is currently on loan in Germany but his country's most-capped player does not think he will return to his parent...

Sears soars 36% - one day after filing for bankruptcy

SEARS SOARS 36% - ONE DAY AFTER FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY

Sears Holdings filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday. The retailer received approval on Tuesday to access a $300 million loan to...

 
 
 
Student may have passed out cookies made of grandparent's ashes, police say

STUDENT MAY HAVE PASSED OUT COOKIES MADE OF GRANDPARENT'S ASHES, POLICE SAY

Police are investigating reports that two students baked cookies containing one of their grandfather's cremated remains and gave them...

I was 'horrified,' California student says classmate's cookie contained grandpa's ashes

I WAS 'HORRIFIED,' CALIFORNIA STUDENT SAYS CLASSMATE'S COOKIE CONTAINED GRANDPA'S ASHES

Davis police are investigating reports that two Da Vinci Charter Academy students brought cookies they baked containing one of their...

 
 
 
Backpacker claims to be 'most travelled person in the world' after visiting all 195 countries TWICE

BACKPACKER CLAIMS TO BE 'MOST TRAVELLED PERSON IN THE WORLD' AFTER VISITING ALL 195 COUNTRIES TWICE

Babis Bizas, from Arta in Greece, started travelling the world as a student in 1976 and hasn't stopped since. He says that he's motivated...

16 Genius Gifts For People Who Love to Cook . . . and Eat

16 GENIUS GIFTS FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE TO COOK . . . AND EAT

For the person in your life that's always in the kitchen , it only makes sense to get them something they'll love and get use out of....

 
 
 
Film Festivals In Virginia This Fall

FILM FESTIVALS IN VIRGINIA THIS FALL

A wide variety of film festivals are taking place across the state this fall. From screenings of Academy Award contenders and conversations...

How I Collected The Data For Our Latest Story On Credit Acceptance

HOW I COLLECTED THE DATA FOR OUR LATEST STORY ON CREDIT ACCEPTANCE

Hi, I'm Ishaan Jhaveri. I'm a data journalist who works with Gizmodo Media Group's Special Projects Desk. I worked with Ryan Felton...

 
 
 
How a Subprime Auto Lender Consumed Detroit With Debt and Turned Its Courthouse Into a Collections Agency

HOW A SUBPRIME AUTO LENDER CONSUMED DETROIT WITH DEBT AND TURNED ITS COURTHOUSE INTO A COLLECTIONS AGENCY

When Don Foss started his career as a car salesman, he recognized early on that most of his prospective customers had shaky credit,...

'Give Me My Phone Back, Senator:' GOP's David Perdue Snatches Device From Student

'GIVE ME MY PHONE BACK, SENATOR:' GOP'S DAVID PERDUE SNATCHES DEVICE FROM STUDENT

The lawmaker was on campus to endorse the Republican candidate for Georgia governor.