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In pictures: Ireland finally basks in the sun after enduring seemingly endless rain

<b>AFTER weeks and months of wind and rain, Ireland finally got a taste of the sun yesterday.</b><p>It’s been a miserable 2018 so far, culminating with Storm …

Warren Buffett on Mistakes, Economics of Business and Valuation

A speech then Q&A with Warren Buffett where he covers topics such as small businesses advantage over big corporations, economics of business and when …

10 Secret Trig Functions Your Math Teachers Never Taught You

On Monday, the Onion reported that the "Nation's math teachers introduce 27 new trig functions." It's a funny read. The gamsin, negtan, and cosvnx …

Mathematics

Astronomically Far Away: How to Measure the Universe

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of the podcasts Ask</i> …

Artur Avila Is First Brazilian Mathematician to Win Fields Medal

It was pouring rain on a chilly spring day, and Artur Avila was marooned at the University of Paris Jussieu campus, minus the jacket he had misplaced …

Mathematics

Icahn throws new punches in eBay fight

The Icahn vs. eBay bout just got a little testier.<p>Hedge-fund mogul Carl Icahn released a fresh open letter to eBay (EBAY) shareholders Thursday, renewing his attacks on the company and the alleged conflicts of board members Marc Andreessen and Scott Cook.<p>Icahn accused Andreessen of "pre-empting" …

Ben Bernanke grilled on AIG bailout

Former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke was grilled on Thursday about some of his toughest days in the job.<p>Bernanke gave a deposition in a case brought by Starr International, the firm controlled by former AIG chairman Hank Greenberg that's now represented by attorney David Boies. Starr and the …

Bitcoin market Mt.Gox files for bankruptcy

It looks like Mt.Gox has finally thrown in the towel.<p>The company filed for bankruptcy protection at a Tokyo court on Friday with debts of 6.5 billion yen ($64 million), Japanese media reported.<p>Mt.Gox was one of the world's largest bitcoin exchanges until earlier this month, when it stopped …

Yellen: Fed can't regulate Bitcoin

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen discusses the complexities and regulatory obstacles of Bitcoin.

Activities and Sample Questions Page

Technique & Inspiration<p>Casio's Fostering Series gives teachers a valuable resource to make needed changes and turn mathematics into an exciting …

"Loch Rusky... Scotland!!" by davidmould

davidmould Follow<p>Great weatrher for the midges, fab shot!<p>Beautiful!<p>Amazing capture<p>Very nice!<p>Lovely!<p>Incredible colors and reflection. Beautiful …

What Is It Like to Be a Mathematician?

<i>Mathematician Edward Frenkel of the University of California</i>–<i>Berkeley wants to expose the beauty of mathematics, inspire awe at its power, and</i> …

Sickle Cell Anemia Is On The Rise Worldwide

Sickle cell anemia may not be as well-known as, say, malaria, tuberculosis or AIDS. But every year, hundreds of thousands of babies around the world are born with this inherited blood disorder. And the numbers are expected to climb.<p>The number of sickle cell anemia cases is expected to increase …