'Ambulance drone' prototype unveiled in Holland

Oct 29, 2014

'Ambulance drone' prototype unveiled in Holland

A Dutch-based student on Tuesday unveiled a prototype of an “ambulance drone,” a flying defibrillator able to reach heart attack victims within precious life-saving minutes. Developed by Belgian engineering graduate Alec Momont, it can fly at speeds of up to 100 kph (60 mph). ...

Oct 10, 2014

Student held in school threat in California; arms trove found

A student with a cache of weapons has been arrested for investigation of threatening to shoot, stab and assault staff members at his high school in the California desert community of Yucca Valley, authorities said. The arrest came Wednesday after staff at Black Rock ...

Aug 19, 2014

Family sues school over son's suicide

The parents of a high school student who leaped to his death after an allegedly violent dressing down in class are suing the school. The family is seeking ¥140 million in damages from the private high school in Ishikawa Prefecture, for the 15-year-old boy’s ...

Teach your teens basic life skills

Feb 4, 2013

Teach your teens basic life skills

by Mari-jane Williams

Everyone graduates from high school knowing how to read, write and do basic math (you would hope). But to be a self-sufficient adult, those skills are not enough. In fact, they’re nowhere close to enough. Advanced skills in academic areas aren’t going to help ...