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  • Wednesday, May 13th 2015 - 07:46 UTC

    Asian countries in top five spots of OECD global schooling performance

    “This is the first time we have a truly global scale of the quality of education,” said the OECD's education director, Andreas Schleicher.

    The biggest global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five spots and African countries at the bottom. Singapore heads the table, followed by Hong Kong, with Ghana at the bottom. The UK is in 20th place, among higher achieving European countries, with the US in 28th.

  • Thursday, June 9th 2011 - 21:25 UTC

    World conquering Argentina ants defeated and rolled back in California

    The plucky winter ant has proven to have the chemical antidote

    Argentine ants are showing up all over the world-conquering the entire coastline around the Mediterranean Sea, parts of South Africa, Hawaii, Japan and Australia, as well as the full length of the California coastline-and no native ant species has been known to withstand their onslaught until now.