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There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

By 2050, one in five people in Africa will be Nigerian

Last year Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan called on families to stop having more children than they can afford, but it appears no one listened. The Sub-Saharan nation is expected to become the world’s fourth most populous country by 2050, with 400 million people. That’s an addition of 11,000 …

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Man accidentally saws off arm, retrieves it, drives himself to hospital where it is reattached

Plastic surgeon Oskar Assmann, center rear, stands next to his patient, Hungarian worker Tibor A., in Vienna's AKH hospital on May 13. The 37-year-old man drove just over nine miles to the nearest hospital on May 11 after he accidentally sawed off his right arm below the elbow while cleaning a …

Bee Deaths May Have Reached A Crisis Point For Crops

According to a new survey of America's beekeepers, almost a third of the country's honeybee colonies did not make it through the winter.<p>That's been the case, in fact, almost every year since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began this annual survey, six years ago.<p>Over the past six years, on …

Deadly giant snail found in Houston

Residents of a Houston neighborhood are being warned to stay away from giant African land snails after a woman found one in her garden and snapped a photo of it.<p>The snails, researchers warn, are potentially dangerous to touch, in part because they can carry meningitis. Scientists have warned anyone …

Syria cut off from global internet

International internet companies say Syria has been disconnected from "internet communication with the rest of world".<p>Syria's Internet blackout entered into its second consecutive day, which the state news agency blamed on a fault in optical fibre cables.<p>Landline phone services between Syrian …

13 Recipes for a Gourmet Vegetarian Cinco de Mayo

Here are the very best Mexican recipes from our Green Wine Guide. Most are simple to make and unbelievably tasty. Happy Cinco de …

Cinco de Mayo

Summer Ice Melt On Antarctic Peninsula Is Now Nonlinear, Fastest In Over 1000 Years

<b>Scientist</b><b>: “The Antarctic Peninsula has warmed to a level where even small increases in temperature can now lead to a big increase in summer ice</b> …

This column will change your life: the joy of losing

Anyone born in the 70s to parents of an even slightly knit-your-own-muesli disposition must have encountered the horror of "non-competitive games". …

North Korea declares 'state of war' against South

North Korea says it has entered a "state of war" against South Korea, according to a statement published by state-run KCNA service.<p>"Situations on the Korean Peninsula, which are neither in peace or at war, have come to an end," the statement, released on Saturday in Pyongyang, says, according to …