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1 hr ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Tryon Little Theater to open Proof, audition for Shrek the Musical

PROOF IS A PLAY ABOUT BRILLIANT BUT TROUBLED MINDS. THE TRYON LITTLE THEATER WILL BRING THE STORY TO THE STAGE.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Science

6 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Statistical frauds distort equal-pay debate

It is a statistical fraud when Barack Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn - and that this is because of discrimination.

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Related Topix: Science, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

10 hrs ago | New York Post

How a brain injury turned a college dropout into a genius

Math genius Jason Padgett said a blow to the back of the head made him see the world in a completely different way.

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Related Topix: Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sarah In Tampa

What are some brilliant skills that will blow people's minds?

There are some updates to this page that haven't been applied yet because you've entered some data into a form.

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Related Topix: Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Southern Methodist University

Times News

N. Lehigh to improve math education

Northern Lehigh School District has a plan in place to provide students with the best math education according to state standards.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Lehigh County, PA, Science

Detroit Free Press

The best (and worst) jobs for 2014

While the population of most of the country's metro areas grew at a low pace in recent years, in a... CareerCast is out with their annual ranking of the 10 best and 10 worst jobs for 2014 , and let's just say that math and science guys everywhere are about to high-five.

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Related Topix: Science

Hispanic Business

IMF Welcomes Launch of Statistical Center in GCC Countries

It is an independent supranational institution dedicated to the collection, analysis, and dissemination of official data on member states for the benefit of decision makers, researchers, and other users.

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Related Topix: Science

Ralston Recorder

Ita s All Derivative

And after Friday, the Ralston High School senior still wasn't entirely sure what it was that he'd taken part in at the University of Nebraska at Omaha's second annual event celebrating the art of deriving and anti-deriving.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Omaha, Science, Ralston, NE

Fri Apr 18, 2014

LiveScience

Keeping Time: Why 60 Minutes?

How did we come to divide the hour into 60 minutes and the minute into 60 seconds? These smaller divisions of time have been in practical use for only about 400 years, but they were vital to the advent of modern science.

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Related Topix: Science, Babylon, NY, Astronomy

The Hartford Courant

Jim Shea: Porn Viewing Habits of Red and Blue States

When you come across a story that asks who views more porn, those in red states or those in blue states , well you have to read on.

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Related Topix: Science, Greenwich, CT, Killingworth, CT

LiveScience

Calculus Is Fun! Math Exhibit Demos Principles of Motion

Most people probably don't think of learning calculus as fun. But a new interactive exhibit here at the Museum of Math lets visitors learn about the principles of motion in an interactive way, by walking or running on a special motion-sensing track.

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Related Topix: Science, Inventions, Science / Technology

Eating Disorders Online

Picky eating: a real disorder or not?

It's easy to label someone as a picky eater if they seem generally fussy or unadventurous when it comes to food.

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Related Topix: Science

News 4 Jax

Florida unemployment rate up slightly

Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 6.3 percent in March. The numbers released Friday morning represent a 0.1 percent increase in the jobless rate over February and a slight setback in the forward movement of the state's economy.

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Related Topix: Science, Flagler County, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Slashdot

Mathematicians Devise Typefaces Based On Problems of Computational Geometry

KentuckyFC writes: "Typeface design is something of an art. For many centuries, this art has been constrained by the materials available to typographers, mainly lead and wood.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Hobbies, Origami

The Daily Herald

Organ demand far surpasses supply

Each year in Ohio, approximately 200 people die waiting for an organ transplant.

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Related Topix: Science, Canada, Kidney Cancer, Health, Wapakoneta, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Xinhuanet

China's home price growth decelerates

Home prices in major Chinese cities grew at a slower pace in March, with fewer cities reporting month-on-month price gains, the National Bureau of Statistics announced on Friday.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News, Science

The Eastern Echo

DPS expands patrol borders

More crime has been reported on Eastern Michigan University's daily crime logs as EMU's Department of Public Safety has expanded its patrol borders.

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Related Topix: Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, Washtenaw County, MI

Men's Journal

How One Sneeze Can Contaminate a Room

The next time you're about to sneeze or cough, be sure to bury your face in the crook of your arm to block the billowing gas cloud that's about to shoot out.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science

CNN

SAT revamp cuts $5 words

The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Science, US News

Barron's

Is a Too-Perfect ETF Backtest Fraud?

It's negligence, or worse, when an investment manager's innovative-looking strategy is the result of too much quantitative trial-and-error.

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Related Topix: Science

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