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48 min ago | Mail & Guardian

Bring 'home science' into the class

I remember how, as a schoolboy in Nigeria, my understanding of the natural world - tempered at home and among my friends - was far removed from the world presented in the textbooks handed to me at school.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Busted! Heritage Foundation economist can only defend Kansas tax cuts by fabricating data

What's going on in Kansas is beginning to look a lot like proof that Republican magical thinking about economics has at last run out of fairy dust to cloak itself in.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Science, Barack Obama, Democrat, US Governors

9 hrs ago | The City Wire

New economic data reflects Q1 industry sector downturn

Many of the nation's industrial sectors saw major declines in the first quarter of 2014 as 16 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 2.9% decrease in U.S. economic activity, according to a quarterly report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis .

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Agriculture, Science

10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Air death toll hits 719 - but experts say flying is safe

This year is the deadliest for air disasters since 2010, but Kiwi aviation experts say passengers are still statistically unlikely to die in an aircraft crash.

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Related Topix: Science, Air Accidents

14 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Springfield students thrive with one-on-one math tutoring

The secret to unlocking the mysteries of math for some Springfield public school students is as simple as 1 +1.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Science

18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

'Method and System for Achieving Positive Net Profits Statistically'...

This patent application has not been assigned to a company or institution. The following quote was obtained by the news editors from the background information supplied by the inventors: "In the financial markets, prices of securities fluctuate randomly.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Inventions

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Code Project

Conic Sections and the Double-Napped Cone: Apollonius of Perga, Rene...

I always thought Co-Ordinate Geometry had something to do with the Conic Sections’ being defined based on the Double-Napped cone.

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Fast Company

New York Times Chief Data Scientist Chris Wiggins On The Way We Create And Consume Content Now

The New York Times turned 163 years old this year. And while it might be understandable for an institution older than almost anyone not named Yoda to be less-than-cutting edge in its digital approach, that didn't stop the knives from coming out when an unflattering innovation report leaked earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Science, Columbia University, Journalism, Business News

The Times

Teen finds academic success at college

Jennifer Jin doesn't think she's exceptional. Her father, Yijun Jin, doesn't think so either.

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Related Topix: Mary Baldwin College, Science

Herding Cats

All Decisions Are Based On Mathematics

Obvious not every decision we make is based on mathematics, but when we're spending money, especiallyother people's money, we'd better have so good reason to do so.

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Related Topix: Science, All Things Considered

St. Petersburg Times

K12State orders investigation of St. Petersburg school for possible FCAT cheating

A large number of Bay Point fourth-graders turned in math tests that were so similar as to be statistically improbable, according to a letter from the state to Pinellas school chief Mike Grego.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Science, Pinellas County, FL

Home

And I thought math wasn't my thing...

I'm no mathematician, but when it comes to geometric patterns in fashion, call me a pro.

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AdExchanger.com

Crosswise Is The New Cross-Screen Kid On The Block

Multi-screen tracking company Crosswise, which launched Thursday its cross-device identification solution, doesn't care about buying media.

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Yeovil Express

Neroche Primary School SATs success

Neroche Primary School, near Ilminster, moved into the top ten primary schools across the county, out of 226 other schools, after it achieved a 95% pass rate in their SATs results.

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Related Topix: Science

Free Republic

Where Are The Black Internet Workers? Civil Rights Bigs Weigh In

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are projected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent for jobs in other fields, according to estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Science, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Scoop

Labrador retrievers the most popular dog breed

The Labrador retriever was once again the most popular dog breed in the country with over 41 thousand registered in the 2013/14 registration year.

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Kelowna Capital News

Kelowna no longer country's crime capital

When he was first named this city's top cop, Supt. Nick Romanchuk said he wanted to rid Kelowna of the dubious distinction of being Canada's crime capital .

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Related Topix: Canada, Science

Autoblog

Cellphone bans don't reduce accidents, research finds

Common sense says that talking on a cellphone while driving is not a particularly safe thing to do.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, California, Science

The Washington Post

Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

American Association for the Advancement of Science needs scientists, engineers, mathematicians and physicians to assist K-12 STEM teachers.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA, Science, Family, Kids

ScienceBlogs

They don't understand allometry! [Pharyngula]

I think the engineers are just trying to wind me up, again. Joe Felsenstein tackles a paper published in an applied physics journal that redefines evolution and tries to claim that changes in aircraft design are a good model for evolution.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

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