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Samantha Stainburn
Attended Queen's University
Lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.
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There's little evidence to support parents' complaints that schools are dumping an unreasonable amount of homework on students, a new report from the Brookings Institution concludes.
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Nelson Mandela in his own words. 

Rest in peace, Madiba.
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Oh, snap: South Africa's ban on publishing photos of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla compound has South Africans on social media sharing every Nkandla picture they can find.
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Class of 2013 includes a female fighter pilot....
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A video I shot for GlobalPost: British and South African authors at the recent PEN international literature festival recommend books about where they're from, just in time for summer reading season....
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In Finland, a 1st grader spends 4.5 hours a day in school, 1.5 hours of which are devoted to "unstructured outdoor play."
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Don't want to kill anyone's buzz, but...
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Horse meat back in the news...
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Russian scientists poke ancient woolly mammoth, frozen for 10,000+ years, blood gushes out.
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How to bring your invention to market without getting zapped -- entrepreneurs shared their rip-off stories with me at Crain's Chicago Business....
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Education
  • Queen's University
    Politics and Drama
  • University of Michigan
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Journalist
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Brooklyn, N.Y.
Previously
Kingston, Jamaica - Maseru, Lesotho - Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania - Bandung, Indonesia - Islamabad, Pakistan - Port of Spain, Trinidad - Kingston, Pennsylvania - Kingston, Ontario - Ann Arbor, Michigan - Washington, D.C. - Tribeca, N.Y.