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The 12 Most Controversial Facts In Mathematics

The following 12 simple math problems prove outstandingly controversial among students of math, but are nonetheless facts.<p>They're paradoxes and idiosyncrasies of probability. And they're guaranteed to start an argument or two.<p>If you're looking for a mathematical way to impress your friends and …

Mathematics

5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

Why playing with algebraic and calculus concepts—rather than doing arithmetic drills—may be a better way to introduce children to math<p>The familiar, hierarchical sequence of math instruction starts with counting, followed by addition and subtraction, then multiplication and division. The …

Teaching kids real math with computers

From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram …

Mass Egypt death sentences 'breach international law'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1063000/1063664_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522331391_d9ec526c1d0012f8853b833529f3612d<p><b>The UN human rights commissioner has condemned an Egyptian court's decision to sentence to death 528 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.</b><p>A …

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Alzheimer's Disease risk may begin in the womb

Mothers who eat high fat foods while pregnant may leave their children more vulnerable to developing Alzheimer's Disease<p>A pregnant mother's eating habits may influence her unborn child's chances of developing Alzheimer's, new research has suggested.<p>Scientists found that offspring of mice fed a …

New Chicken from Hell feathered dinosaur found in Dakotas

A newly discovered bird-like dinosaur resembles an ostrich, with claws, a tail and crested head. It’s a feather in the cap of American …

Telegram now has 35M users, but can it be trusted?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Maksim Kabakou/Shutterstock<p>After WhatsApp revealed its sale to Facebook(s fb), some of its users decided they would …

Android Dominates Global Mobile Browsing: Report

Analysts claim that the mobile platform war is over — or at least the battle is no longer so intense. Most of us are aware that Apple tends to be more dominant in Western markets — due to the premium cost of its devices — while Android has greater distribution in emerging markets thanks to a wider …