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10 awesome lake towns in North America

There’s no better place to stretch out the lazy days of summer than in a nostalgic little lake town, watching the sun set over the water from an Adirondack chair. I’ve rounded up the 10 best lake towns in North America, offering quaint main streets, boardwalk shops, wooden roller coasters, and, of …

National Parks

Why Mathematics Is a Language

Mathematics is called the language of science. Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei is attributed with the quote, "<i>Mathematics is the</i> …

Mathematics

Love Escape Rooms? These Five Games Bring Them Right To Your Tabletop

The Escape Room craze has really taken off (especially here in Los Angeles) and I couldn’t be happier about it. Getting a group of my friends …

Six books that have shaped my mathematical worldview

(Because sometimes five just isn’t enough)<p>It’s that time of year when my social media feeds are plastered with reading lists. I want to play too. So …

The Best Markets in Paris: From Flowers to Food

From flower markets to food markets – Paris has it all. Whether you want to pop by a market to have a sight-seeing break, or if you’re looking for a …

France

Where to Eat While Sightseeing in Paris

You're always close to a good meal in Paris, so there's no reason to have a bad one. Here are our favorite spots near the city's top attractions<p>The …

An Introduction to the Study of Calculus

The branch of mathematics studies rates of change<p>Calculus is the study of rates of change. The principals behind calculus date back centuries to the …

These Are Paris' Best Secret Cafés

There are times when the crowd in the café is as crucial as the beans in the coffee. Sometimes its absence is the sweetest thing of all. If you’re …

France

8 of the Best Small Towns in Texas

With a vast area that's bigger in square miles than some of the world's countries, Texas has a great range of culture and geography, as well as a …

Travel

Will Luke get off Ahch-To? Who is the real villain? What will go down at the Battle of Crait? We subject the latest Star Wars trailer to a full Force probe<p>Will director Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi half-inch the plot and vibe from 1980’s The Empire Strikes Back, or turn the venerable old space saga …

Star Wars

Do This 15-Move Yoga Flow Before Bed for the "Best Night's Sleep of Your Life"

Nothing de-stresses the mind and body quite like yoga—and one wellness editor's 15-move flow is a perfect example. "The one thing I do every single …

Yoga

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Hiring is by far the biggest concern we hear from founders. Finding the right people to work at your company is high-stakes. Poor performers can take …

Greek Mathematics

The mathematicians of ancient Greece made a hugely significant contribution to world thought and all practical subjects which depend on that …

Mathematics

12 Most Common Writing Mistakes You Want to Avoid at All Costs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nobody expects you to be perfect all the time. However, there are some really glaring writing mistakes that when done repeatedly can seriously undermine your credibility, reputation and personal brand.<p>But many of these mistakes are easy …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

10 evergreen classic novels you’ll never tire of revisiting

15 Books That Will Inspire You to Travel to Amazing Locations Around the World

There's nothing like a good book to take you on a virtual journey to an exotic land long before you have your passport stamped. And there's no better way to get acquainted with a country or culture than by reading literature set against the pulse of a city.<p>Writers have long used their words to …

Evaluations: Exhausting Routine or Motivating Capstone?

Evaluation is intended to serve two masters: one is accountability and the other is professional development. 3 ways to shift thinking and practice.

The 10 Best Places to Watch the Solar Eclipse in the US

Mark your calendars now: the next total solar eclipse is coming on Aug. 21. You don't want to miss it — considering the last time this happened in the US was in 1991. It's become such a must-see event that the solar eclipse has a nickname: the Great American Eclipse! It's also why we've picked out …

National Parks

12 Stunning Cafés Every History Buff Needs to Visit

The best historic coffee shops around the world, from Paris to Buenos Aires.<p>You don’t have to be a caffeine addict to appreciate a coffee house with …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 12 best chocolate shops in Paris

Chocolate is something most travelers of all ages love. It’s not difficult to find in Paris. In fact, it’s the opposite—there are so many chocolate …

Bartenders Say These Are The Drinks Everyone Should Know How To Make

The rise of cocktail culture has led to millions of home-mixologists (and people who pretend to be mixologists). Surprisingly, to get on board with this trend, you don’t need to take a bartending course or pick up any bar-back shifts at your local, trendy cocktail bar. According to some of our …

New York City

Response: 'Challenges Are a Natural Part of Mathematics'

<i>(This is the first post in a two-part series)</i><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>What do math teachers view as their biggest challenges and how can</i> …

How Many Combinations Are Possible Using 6 LEGO Bricks?

Mathematician Søren Eilers was intrigued by a LEGO-related math problem. Let's say you have six "standard LEGO bricks" (the rectangular 4x2 bricks …

Lego

You Can Make Any Number Out of Four 4s Because Math Is Amazing

Up to infinity!<p>Here's a fun math puzzle to brighten your day. Say you've got four 4s—4 4 4 4—and you're allowed to place any normal math symbols around them. How many different numbers can you make?<p>According to the fantastic YouTube channel Numberphile, you can make all of them. Really. You just …

Mathematics

Where to Eat Now 2017

Frankly, I was worried.Three giants of the Texas restaurant industry—Mark’s in Houston, Stephan Pyles in Dallas, and Congress in Austin—closed their …

The Top Feelgood Storylines of the 2016-17 NHL Season so Far

With the NHL's All-Star break drawing near, it's an excellent time to take stock of what we've seen in the 2016-17 season so far.<p>There is plenty of uncertainty about which teams will be contenders and pretenders come playoff time. As a result, fans are already dialed in to watching the …

Ice Hockey

The Best Free Attractions in Paris

Paris, France, is a top destination for travelers all over the world and with so many sights to see, an itinerary could quickly become expensive. …