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Art in America

The venerable art journal Art in America, first published in 1913, provides "groundbreaking critical insights about contemporary art and culture." Its digital version provides a good bit of content for non-subscribers, albeit fairly well peppered with ads. On the page linked above, readers and art lovers will find content from the journal that includes Features such as "Six Must-See Exhibitions in...

https://www.artnews.com/c/art-in-america/
SDSS Voyages

Voyages provides educators with learning activities based on real data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) (featured in the 11-30-1999 Scout Report). The student-led activities are designed for learners to progress from simple conceptual activities to advanced discovery-based projects in astronomy. Advanced students will develop the skills and knowledge to delve into the SDSS database on...

http://voyages.sdss.org/
Pew Research Center "Americans and Privacy" Report

This extensive report from Pew Research Center examines American adults' perceptions about the usage and security of their personal data. Among its findings, the report notes that more than 60 percent of American adults "say they do not think it is possible to go through daily life without having data collected about them by companies or the government." Large shares of Americans also say the...

https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2019/11/15/americans-an...
Educational Case Study Activity: Debate Over the GMO Papaya

In this learning activity, high school and undergraduate students get to play roles such as activist, papaya farmer, biotech scientist, USDA regulator, or council member as they debate whether the Hawaii County Council should ban genetically-modified rainbow papaya. The goal of the case study is to engage students in discussion of issues about GMO use in agriculture through exploration of the...

https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/resources/gmo-case-st...
2021 World Happiness Report

The annual World Happiness Report (previously featured in the 03-13-2020 Scout Report) looks at happiness and well-being around the world. Readers can check out how their home country ranks among others, learn the secrets of Earth's happiest countries, and consider how data can be employed to measure happiness. The 2021 report focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on happiness, including...

https://worldhappiness.report/ed/2021/