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FBI Releases Full Transcript of 911 Calls from Orlando Massacre

The FBI reversed direction Monday and released the full transcript of the 911 call Orlando massacre shooter Omar Mateen made while in the midst of shooting-up the Pulse nightclub.<p>Just hours after FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Ron Hopper had said he didn't want to "give credence to to …

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Quiz: How good are your maths skills?

As a new study suggests that a third of 16 to 19-year-olds struggle with basic maths, put your skills to the test with our numeracy quiz<p>Do you struggle with maths? If you find yourself reaching for your iPhone calculator for basic addition, you aren't alone.<p>According to a new study published today …

Why do honeybees love hexagons? - Zack Patterson and Andy Peterson

App-smashing with Desmos

Hi everyone!<br>So I wanted to share an activity I did for function transformations and piecewise functions (well, maybe more exploring domain …

Make Co-ordinates Come Alive with Google Forms

First of all, I want no credit for thinking of this activity. It was all Jon Orr’s idea, which you can read here, I just adapted it to use Google …

Math Animated Gifs on Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry and more

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<b>D</b>uring 2013-2014, I used visual patterns with my students two days a week as part of our warm-up routine. I shared our "pattern talks" at …

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RT @justintarte: If you assign a project & get back 30 of the exact same thing, that's not a project, that's a recipe. @chrislehmann http://t.co/JeEEcnVujP

The real reason why the US is falling behind in math

If my seatmate on an airplane asks me what I do for a living, I tell the truth: I’m a mathematician. This generally triggers one of two responses. …

Mathematics

Infographic: Which Content Areas Are Most Valuable In Real Life?

<b>Infographic: Which Content Areas Are Most Valuable In Real Life?</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Which content areas are most valuable in real life?<p>What do …

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Ms. Dyment on Twitter: "#sundaymorningmathjokes #mathspicaday #math #mathchat #mathjoke #MakeItGrand http://t.co/P8eUExN7ln"

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Pushbullet update allows you to reply to texts from your PC

Pushbullet’s capabilities are becoming much more complex and interactive with every update. The last version allowed users to copy/paste across computers and smartphones, an outstanding and productive feature many of you loved. Today’s update is even more exciting – it makes it a little easier to …

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Aerial photo essay: Canada from above

From the majesty of the Maritimes to the stark landscapes of Alberta’s oil sands, the nation as you’ve never seen it before<p><b>More photo essays:</b><p>A hidden …

Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world

All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies... …

Graduate survey shows stark differences in salaries

Several years after graduation, majors—and genders—matter<p>Thanks to Statistics Canada’s National Graduate Survey 2010, we already knew that the vast …

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Circle Definitions #mathchat http://t.co/IqiPEdvPzq

8 math talks to blow your mind

Mathematics gets down to work in these talks, breathing life and logic into everyday problems. Prepare for math puzzlers both solved and unsolvable, …

The beauty of mathematics – in pictures

The book 50 Visions of Mathematics is a collection of 50 short essays by 50 maths writers and a foreword by Dara O Briain. Launched on Wednesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, it also contains 50 images supplied in response to an open call …

Here's A Question About A Revolving Door That The Smartest Math Students In The World Are Capable Of Answering

Earlier we reported on new rankings from the OECD that showed the Asian nations obliterating everyone else in terms of science, math, and reading.<p>So, what kinds of questions are students asked to determine their proficiency in these subjects?<p>Here's an example of a tough geometry question.<p>Ready?

Sorting: Understanding How Famous Sorting Algorithms Work - information aesthetics

There are quite a few visualizations of sorting algorithms out there, such as at sorting-algorithms.com and sortvis.org. "Sorting" [sorting.at], …

74,476 Reasons You Should Always Get The Bigger Pizza

One day last year, an engineer and I went to a pizza place for lunch. The engineer told me he wasn't very hungry, but he said he was going to get the 12-inch medium instead of the 8-inch small — because <i>the medium was more than twice as big as the small,</i> and it cost only a little bit more. This sort …