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The Architects Who Asked, ‘What If?’ (12 photos)

When architects design their own homes, you would think they have free rein to do as they wish. And in many ways they do, creating homes that suit their taste and use of space. On the other hand, many architects…

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Want More Women in Tech? Show a Teen Girl How to Build a Light-Up Dress

A scene from Technovation Minnesota’s Appapalooza 2014 (Credit: Technovation Minnesota)

Young women only represented 20 percent of test-takers of the Advanced Placement Computer Science exam in 2014. In Minnesota, 74 women took the test, representing 14 percent of…

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Want More Women in Tech? Show a Teen Girl How to Build a Light-Up Dress

A scene from Technovation Minnesota’s Appapalooza 2014 (Credit: Technovation Minnesota)

Young women only represented 20 percent of test-takers of the Advanced Placement Computer Science exam in 2014. In Minnesota, 74 women took the test, representing 14 percent of…

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Room of the Day: The Young Adults’ Section (4 photos)

As kids mature into young adults, their playrooms also can make the leap. The owners of this Connecticut home had always felt that the large, open room on their second floor had no definitive design or function, so as their…

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What a Tougher, Pricier GED Means for U.S. Cities

(AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

The GED, the high school equivalency exam that is the gateway through which thousands of immigrants and former dropouts enter the workforce each year, was completely overhauled in 2014. The stakes for passing the revised…

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What a Tougher, Pricier GED Means for U.S. Cities

(AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

The GED, the high school equivalency exam that is the gateway through which thousands of immigrants and former dropouts enter the workforce each year, was completely overhauled in 2014. The stakes for passing the revised…

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