Mash-Up Round-Up: Best Education in the World
Mash-Ups in the News:
Co-founder Amy once again takes TED by storm looking at global education systems. Let’s just say some of us might rather go to school in Finland and ‘Murrica is super far behind.
If you look at education, household income, unemployment, disability, life expectancy and obesity, the South is a hard ass place to live. In better news, living outside of Washington DC is fantastic!
via NY Times
Well, it wasn’t good, but there’s a really compelling new documentary about it.
via Hollywood Reporter
What do a Buddhist, a Non-Orthodox Jew and a Quaker have in common? They’re like, “Do it to whomever you’d like! It’s not the government’s business!”
This interactive chart allows you to plug in your education level and see your lifetime earning potential. The takeaways: Study Science, Get a Masters and Be a Man!
A wonderful essay on the power of being a Mash-Up American. This Chinese-American writer tries to figure out how he might become a citizen of China, and realizes it’s just not possible. You can’t be American-Chinese, but you can be Chinese-American.
via Wall Street Journal
Following up on that, all these Afro-Chinese marriages are happening in Guangzhou but they are afraid of being torn apart because the African men can’t become Chinese citizens.
via Post Magazine
A non-polarizing story from social media! Where might you see the intersection of devoutly religious Jews, Muslims and Christians? Why, on Instagram in accounts about being fashionable and modest, of course.
via Jewish Daily Forward