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Can you solve the maths question for Singapore schoolkids that went viral?

Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s threesome sets the web aflutter<p>How to solve Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s birthday maths problem<p>Why this problem turned into the maths version of #thatdress<p>Cheryl’s birthday puzzle part two, Denise’s revenge - can you solve it?<p>Singapore usually comes top, or nearly top, …

Mathematics

9 Strategies For Battling Stress

Don't let tension take over your life<p>A little stress can be a good thing, but it’s important to keep it under control. These strategies will help you retain your Zen.<p>1. Bounce Back<p>Some people are naturally resilient, but it’s also a learned skill. Stress inoculation gradually exposes people to …

Vast Saharan dust plumes shown heading across Atlantic to the Amazon in images

The world’s largest rainforest depends on its hottest desert to survive as 28 million tons of dust delivers the life-sustaining nutrients on which Amazon ecosystem depends<p>Huge dust clouds swirling across the Atlantic from northern <b>Africa</b> to <b>South America</b> are pictured in stunning new images released …

Can a hormone offer some benefits of exercise? - Futurity

A newly discovered hormone seems to protect against obesity and diabetes in mice. Tests in humans could begin soon.

We’re genetically more like our fathers

Look like your mother? Act like your mother? Maybe so, but a new study says we mammals are more genetically similar to our fathers.<p>A new study from a …

Genetics

Check Out the Insane Rewards Offered by this New Credit Card

You can get 3% cash (!!!) on everything you buy, at least for the first year.<p>We don’t get too excited about new credit cards around these parts. So …

The Mars One plan is totally delusional

Indeed, temperatures around minus 67 degrees Fahrenheit, a near total lack of atmosphere to protect from deadly radiation, and regular violent dust storms lead most experts to believe that a human colony on the red planet in the foreseeable future would be very difficult and extremely expensive.<p>And …

Best Buy is not the next RadioShack

Best Buy is not RadioShack. It's turnaround is legit.<p>Shares of Best Buy (BBY) were up 2% Tuesday morning after the company reported fourth quarter earnings that topped forecasts and a solid jump in same-store sales.<p>The big sellers during the holidays? Big TVs and smartphones. Best Buy definitely …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …

The moral life of babies

If you have any experience of babies you’d be forgiven for thinking of them as entirely selfish, self-oriented little beasts with scant regard for others. It has long been thought that children are born amoral and that it is the job of their culture to teach them the difference between good and …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …