A new set of maps charts the world’s oldest companies—and exposes the ways many of them relied on slave labor. At a time when the average company on the S&P 500 only survives for two decades, it’s surprising
WASHINGTON — “Bit!” Ayana Smith called out as she paced the alphabet rug in front of her kindergarten students at Garrison Elementary School. “Buh! Ih! Tuh!” the class responded in unison, making karate
Google has shared hundreds of beautiful wallpapers through its Earth View collection for years now. These images show off stunning sights from satellites, providing an almost surreal birds-eye view of
The math wizards at Numberphile have brought back an age-old multiplying algorithm known as halves and doubles, peasant math, Egyptian math, or—as math presenter Johnny Ball describes it—Russian multiplying.
It’s not often that I get the opportunity to review traditional hi-fi gear because the audio market is changing rapidly. Increasingly, consumers want all-in-one devices that can deliver a full range of
John Mighton is a mathematician, author and founder of Jump Math. His latest book is All Things Being Equal: Why Math is the Key to a Better World. In a keynote address at the Calgary City Teachers’ Convention,
American students remain stumped by math. The 2019 scores for the National Assessment of Educational Progress test — known as NAEP — were published last month, showing that performance for fourth- and
It's an especially concerning day to be living in Donald Trump's America. Shortly after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood outside the White House this afternoon and literally said that Trump "had a meltdown"
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In 20 or 30 years, when CNN releases its inevitable seven-part mini-series about the 2010s, hopefully they'll remember that 2019 was a fetid, smoldering hellfire. Yeah, we're just over eight months in,
“If you want to use a cliché you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon., or on society.” Theodor Adorno celebrated punctuation as the “friendly spirits whose presence