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Small Australian publisher wins prestigious London prize

It has become a quiet success story, used by thousands of organisations around the world.

National Parks

Denver homeless activist sentenced to 30 hours community service for probation violation

Homeless Outloud activist Terese Howard pleaded guilty Thursday to violating her probation for staying in an illegal tiny house on Denver Housing …

Homelessness

DJI Spark Review - Small Drone with Big Potential

If you are looking at the DJI Spark, I won’t blame you. It looks amazing, is super small, has a very nice gimbal camera, and gestures are the coolest way to impress your friends. But once you are done showing off, you will quickly find yourself just staring at the spark wondering what you are going …

Drones

Feeling tense about tensors?

Recently we had to learn about tensors for an upcoming article. What are those, you ask? We didn't know at first either. Like some other concepts in …

Heartwarming Elephant Photography

A couple of weeks ago we've featured a fantastic set of giraffe photographs, and people really liked it. Nature is fulfilled with lovely animals, so …

Wildlife

Guitar Set Up's | Adjusting the Nut, Saddle and Truss Rod to Improve Tone & Playability

Acoustic Guitar Set Up's<p>Adjusting Action For Playability & Tone<p><b>Action</b> is a term used to describe the way an instrument is adjusted and how well it …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Strumming 101 - Global Guitar Network

[lollum_dropcap]C[/lollum_dropcap]lear and consistent guitar strumming is an important skill to master for any beginning player. You can have all the …

The Most Common Chord Progressions - Global Guitar Network

[lollum_dropcap]T[/lollum_dropcap]he number of chord progressions you can create is virtually endless. However, there are certain ones that keep …

[1305.2897] Major arcs for Goldbach's problem

Mathematics > Number Theory<p>Title: Major arcs for Goldbach's problem<p>Authors: H. A. Helfgott<p>Abstract: The ternary Goldbach conjecture states that every …

Mathematics

Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

How to Play Guitar Chord Progressions

• Do you think you could pick up on new songs quicker if you knew how they were put together?<br>• Could you play by ear better if you knew where to …

A couple of problems

Here’s a couple of problems that were shared with me recently, that I will be taking along to MathsJam this month.<p>1) Imagine 6 people standing in a …

Looking out for number one

September 1999<p>So, here's a challenge. Go and look up some numbers. A whole variety of naturally-occuring numbers will do. Try the lengths of some of …

Mathematics

Hwb Resources….and more on Mini-Tests!

A collection of resources are available from <b>Hwb</b> (the all Wales Learning Platform, note this now includes all the material from the NGfL Wales …

Chaos: A mathematical adventure

"Everything flows. Everything is movement."<p>From the makers of <i>Dimensions</i> comes a great free online movie exploring dynamical systems, the butterfly …

Mathematics

You may download music from YouTube, upload songs to your iPod or mobile phone, listen to them with Music Box, but nothing will replace playing live music. I’ve never been good at music and I’ve always envied those people who can play a musical instrument – piano, guitar, violin, etc. They can easily perform any song they want, […]

Piano

Lego, Stickers and a bit of sorcery

This is all @fawnpnguyen and @bobloch’s fault.<p>Started Linear programming today with one of my favourite classes. Ever since I read this post by Fawn …

Be aware of the picking direction http://t.co/cEAHVnuxA3

Pi and Buffon's Matches - Numberphile

Socrative + Desmos Calculator = Multimedia, Interactive, Easy Assessment

This came in my inbox today, so I figured it was safe to share this previously "secret" feature.<p>If you're new to Socrative, the web and app-based …

It's a match!

Whether it's reading the newspaper or watching CSI, the evidence that often closes the case is a DNA match. Our DNA is almost always unique, so at …

Genetics

Adding Collaboration to Massive Online Courses

Postsecondary Learning<p>Adding Collaboration to Massive Online Courses<p>By Betsy Corcoran     Apr 15, 2013<p>CC BY 2.0 Kate Ter Haar<p>The MOOC craze is barely …

Maths Maps – an engaging way to teach Maths with Google Maps | Mr G Online

It’s been around for a few years now and had plenty of interest from around the world already, but Mr G Online has only just discovered Maths Maps. …

Excel-bashing - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

In response to the latest controversy, a statistics professor writes:<p>It’s somewhat surprising to see Very Serious Researchers (apologies to Paul …

The Mathematical Reason Why Manholes are Round

Have you ever wondered why manholes are circular?<p>The answer is simple. Using other shapes, it is possible for manhole covers to fall through the …

Math Is Power 4 U - A Database of Math Videos

Last week I shared a list of ten good sources for math videos. Over the weekend I was contacted by someone suggesting that I take a look at Math Is …