Category: Education & Government
An Education: Changing the Way We Learn
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The bleeding edge of continuous education.

Our educational lifecycle is changing, for the better. Once upon a time, education was a very terminal thing. School was a fact of life. Read More »

Food bans: The solution to a healthier society?
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Governments, companies, and individuals struggle to confront the obesity crisis

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has stirred up more controversy with a recent proposal banning sodas over 16 ounces. The reasoning behind the Read More »

Crossing the “God Gulf”
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Despite political rhetoric saying the opposite, the War on Religion might be turning into mutual respect on both sides

If Rick Santorum, candidate for the U.S. Republican presidential nomination, has brought anything to the forefront during his time in the spotlight, it is Read More »

Twitter Removing Content but Increasing Transparency
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Governments and online services compromise on information and control

The Internet has given more people more access to information than ever before—a fact that concerns governments around the world. European nations are censoring Read More »

Uncovering the Real Cool Japan — Part 5
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Final part in our series on how Japan can sharpen its communications and regain relevance in the West

Over the last month in this series, we have attempted to offer up alternative strategies for rebranding Japan to the West. We have established Read More »

2011 in Review: 11 Most-Read Posts
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As 2011 draws to a close, we take a look back at some of our favorite articles from this year

2011 has been, to put it mildly, a challenging year—from revolutions in the Middle East to economic upheaval in the EuroZone to natural disasters Read More »

Uncovering the Real Cool Japan – Part 4
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How can Japan's innovation become synonymous with Cool Japan? We explore the relevance of technology in Part 4 of our series

Over the weeks since posting the first in this series, we have had chance to speak and gauge reactions from a number of different Read More »

Uncovering The Real Cool Japan- Part 3
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From Bowie's Ziggy Stardust costumes to Yohji Yamomoto's influential designs, Japanese fashion is the real "Cool Japan"

In the last few weeks, we have been exploring different topics that are aimed at revealing the true uniqueness that is Japan. While currently Read More »

Uncovering The Real “Cool Japan”- Part 2
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Second in the five part series exploring the real "Cool Japan", looking this time at Japanese Architecture

Last week we discussed how Japan needs a helping hand when it comes to boosting the image of “Brand Japan” to the West. Unfortunately, Read More »

Top Five Most-Read Posts from October 2011
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What people are reading this month

October was a busy month for us here at CScout, and it seems our readers were busy, too. Here are our most popular articles Read More »