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Education News Archive - November 10, 2009

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Virtual reality games could help children to escape victimization and bullying at school, according to researchers at the University of Warwick.

Before the Equal Pay Act of 1963 was signed into law by President Kennedy, women earned about fifty percent less than men.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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