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The random Muslim scare story generator: separating fact from fiction

Halal meat is on every menu; sharia law is taking over; the niqab is undermining the nation. Ever noticed how often the same old stories keep appearing about Muslims in Britain? Here's the truth about these and other media myths<p>In Britain, there is now a cycle of Islamic scare stories so regular …

Mastery Learning in secondary maths- re-imagining everything from first principles

Every now and again you have to go back to first principles and look at problems, systems, technologies from a blank canvas perspective. Life is full …

Should We Save the Wolves of Isle Royale?

As the predators dwindle, experts debate whether to intervene.<p>The call of the wild in northern Michigan's Isle Royale National Park may be losing one of its voices: that of the gray wolf.<p>In 2009, scientists documented about 24 wolves living on this remote, forested island in Lake Superior (map). …

Six things you need to know about the new maths GCSE- OCR video

Tracking Cuckoos to Africa... and back again | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology

Support the project<p><b>We’ve lost over half the number of Cuckoos in the UK over the last 20 years.</b><p>Since 2011 we’ve been satellite-tracking Cuckoos to …

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The Elements Revealed: An Interactive Periodic Table

<b>Main Sources & More to Explore:</b><p>Read "The Quest for Superheavy Elements and the Island of Stability" in <i>Scientific American</i>'s March 2018 issue. Most of …

The World's Largest Dump: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

In the central North Pacific, plastic outweighs surface zooplankton 6 to 1.<p>By Thomas M. Kostigen|Thursday, July 10, 2008<p>RELATED TAGS: OCEAN, POLLUTION<p>…

King Solomon Academy visit. Mastery-based learning in action

On 13th December 2013 I was fortunate enough to visit King Solomon Academy in Central London. This small school has been cited by the Education …

UK incomes: how does your salary compare?

The top 10% of earners in Britain have salaries which are equal to more than the bottom 40% of earners combined, according to figures in budget papers (pdf) released by the Treasury.<p>The top decile of single adults earn a median income of £60,500, compared to just £8,600 among the bottom decile. For …

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Gravity

<b>1.</b> <i>Star Wars</i>' Obi-Wan Kenobi said the Force “surrounds us and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together.” He could have been talking about gravity. …

1 RC Car, 25 GoPros and 30K Stick Bombs Make for an Awesome Video

What happens when you combine an RC car, some “stick bombs” and more camera gear than you can shake…er…blow up a stick at? You get this insane …

Could mushrooms be the cure for cancer?

Behold the mighty mushroom. Neither plant nor animal, the mysterious fungus is a class, or kingdom, of its own, and has fascinated cultures around the world for centuries. But while they do make a tasty omelette filling, does the real magic of mushrooms lie not in their flavour, but in their …

Describing the Relationship between Cat Bites and Human Depression Using Data from an Electronic Health Record

1. Patnaik D, Butler P, Ramakrishnan N, Parida L, Keller BJ, et al.. (2011) Experiences with mining temporal event sequences from electronic medical …

High-Powered Lasers Deliver Fusion Energy Breakthrough

The power of the sun has edged a little closer to Earth. Under x-ray assault, the rapid implosion of a plastic shell onto icy isotopes of hydrogen …

Sustainable nuclear fusion breakthrough raises hopes for ultimate green energy

US researchers have achieved a world first in an ambitious experiment that aims to recreate the conditions at the heart of the sun and pave the way for nuclear fusion reactors.<p>The scientists generated more energy from fusion reactions than they put into the nuclear fuel, in a small but crucial step …

'I'm Not A Lookalike' Project Showcases Strangers Who Look Like Twins (PHOTOS)

Think you're special and unique?<p>So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle.<p>The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers who look alarmingly similar, according to Rex USA.<p>"I was inspired by 2 things," Brunelle told Rex …

Antarctic ice: beautiful and unpredictable

The Aurora Australis has been sailing through the Southern Ocean since the middle of last week and, at some point over the weekend, we left behind the last of the ice. It has been part of the daily scenery of our expedition for more than a month, ever since we crossed into the Antarctic Circle.<p>Ice …

How-to: Use Apple Mail rules to automatically filter out unwanted messages

Preventing unwanted messages from showing up in your inbox can be integral to enjoying email. In this article we will walk you through the process of creating mail rules that will direct messages to other folders or the trash based on conditions you specify. We will also discuss how to update rules …

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'Carnivore cleansing' is damaging ecosystems, scientists warn

A plea to restore populations of some of the world's most dangerous animals has been made by scientists who claim the loss of large carnivores is damaging ecosystems.<p>More than three-quarters of the 31 species of large land predators, such as lions and wolves, are in decline, according to a new …

Dancing prime factors

Check out this wonderful animated visualisation for the prime factor form of numbers: click here to view.