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

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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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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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

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 provinces have also been down since Tuesday, SANA said on Wednesday.<p>"Internet services and phonecalls between provinces …

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 …

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 …