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5 Websites That Will Revolutionize Your Math Teaching

There are so many resources out there for teachers, but it can be hard to pick and choose which websites are worth spending time on.<p>If you want to …

How to master the self-fixing rubber band magic trick

Magician Chris Webb shows you how to perform the self-fixing rubber band trick in this fun video. The trick involves snapping a rubber band and appearing to fix it in front of your audience's eyes.<p>This is the fifth video in our Magic Tricks Made Easy series. From the classic disappearing coin to …

Algebra-cadabra! Here's a classic magic trick, and the mathematical secret behind it

In his new book on mathematical card magic, Irish writer Colm Mulcahy presents 52 ways to befuddle and amaze<p>You only need a cursory familiarity with the work of magicians like Derren Brown and David Blaine to realise that at the heart of many illusions lies a piece of rock-solid …

Facebook faces revenge porn trial over teenager's image

Facebook has lost its bid to stop a lawsuit by a 14-year old girl whose naked photo appeared on the platform.<p>The girl, who cannot be named because of her age, is suing Facebook (FB) and the man who repeatedly posted her photo on the social network.<p>A judge in Belfast, Northern Ireland, rejected …

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21 Things You Need to Stop Doing by the Time You Turn 30

Number 13 is the worst.<p>As I approach 30, I have a pretty solid idea of who I want to be when I get there. And even if the Big Three-O is an arbitrary demarcation between youth and true adulthood, it’s important to set goals for yourself. The particulars of those goals come down to the individual in …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be More Attractive

<i>Attraction isn’t only about looks. It’s about a certain primal magnetism…we can be physically attracted to someone, but we are more often drawn to</i> …

Are we getting Alzheimer's from breathing magnetite crystals into our brains?

A new study from Lancaster University researchers reports on the presence of magnetic nanoparticles in the human brain, possibly stemming from air …

Neuroscience

Algorithms, inventions, and accountabilities

Is mathematics invented or discovered? That’s not just a question for philosophical debate. In a diginomic world, there can be a lot of money in play …

Why do cats have slit-shaped eyes? | Cosmos

<b>Ever wondered why</b> cats have vertical slit-shaped pupils, while sheep have horizontal bars? A recent study suggests it has to do with their place in …

Amazing Vitamin That Will Stop Cancer Cells From Growing, We Need More Of It Than Doctors Say

In 2016, the number of new cancer diagnoses only in the United States is estimated to be around 1,658,370. This is what the statistics predicts about …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

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What's the Universe Made Of? Math, Says Scientist

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math? …

Mathematics

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'The blob': how marine heatwaves are causing unprecedented climate chaos

Wide-scale disruption from warming oceans is increasing, but they could change our understanding of the climate<p>First seabirds started falling out of the sky, washing up on beaches from California to Canada.<p>Then emaciated and dehydrated sea lion pups began showing up, stranded and on the brink of …

Climate Change

10 Ways To Maximize Your Energy

Exercise is supposed to boost your energy levels, right? So is yours doing it? If not, improve your approach with these tips!<p>"Energy" can mean so …

Exercise

9 foods with more vitamin C than oranges

Mice do it, cats do it, dogs do it, and even elephants do it. For some unknown reason, humans and our primate cousins (and, yes, guinea pigs, too) are the only mammals that cannot make their own vitamin C. While the rest of the mammalian world happily and effortlessly takes glucose and turns it …

Nutrition

How light pollution is changing the seasons

City lights are changing how we view the cosmos, forcing insects to evolve and placing baby sea turtles in mortal danger. But according to a recent …

Sea Turtles

The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

Gulf Stream

NASA Says Earth May Have A New Not-Quite 'Moon'

Anyone who has trouble making new friends should ask Earth how it's done. That's right: Our home world appears to be in the early stage of what could be a very long relationship with a "quasi-satellite," according to NASA.<p>The small asteroid that's orbiting the sun, and which also appears to circle …

Asteroids

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

This Is The End of The Fossil Fuel Age as We Know It, Says Report

You can't fight the future.<p>Fossil fuels are holding on, but end of their reign is nigh, says a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which …

Renewable Energy

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

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Over or Under: We Asked a Physicist to End the World’s Great Toilet Paper Debate

What we talk about when we talk about toilet paper orientation.<p>The other day I was in my bathroom, replacing the toilet paper next to the toilet. I wasn't really paying attention to what I was doing and ended up putting it on "backward," with the "tear" of the toilet paper facing the wall, rather …

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Solve The Mystery Of The Mathematical Mistakes

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up a problem related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. These problems, …

Mathematics

20 Photos That Sum Up What It's Like To Own A Golden Retriever

I was talking with a good friend of mine about what it was like to grow up with a Golden Retriever. “It’s like being right all the time,” he said. …