In impoverished urban neighborhoods in Africa, children face many obstacles to obtaining a good education. One is simply getting to school.
Those who can’t afford bus fare must often walk for miles and risk being mugged - or worse - on the way.
In the latest installment in our “School Year” series, set at a Cape Town high school, The World’s Anders Kelto joins one student on his long morning walk. http://ow.ly/kZnPS
If you’re into board games, you know the concept of a gateway game. It’s a simpler game, one that helps introduce new people to the hobby. Small World is perhaps the king of the gateway games. It’s colourful, attractive, easy to learn, and doesn’t take very long to play.
Having said that, it’s not one of my favorite games to pull out these days if it’s just Jenny and myself - there’s not really enough beef in this game to keep me entertained for long stretches. I keep Small World for those new people, and for larger groups… and that’s where it shines.
Almost all of the Pentagon’s 600,000 smartphone users currently tote BlackBerry devices in their holsters, but that’s about to change.
The Pentagon has given the green light to both Apple and Samsung to bid for the smartphone and tablet business contracts for its defense staff.
And the battle begins…