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3 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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.


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

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Mary Baldwin College, Science

14 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Science, All Things Considered

17 hrs ago | 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.


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

18 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Science, Entertainment

19 hrs ago |

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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21 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Science

Yesterday | 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.


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

Wed Jul 23, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Science

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 .


Related Topix: Canada, Science


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.


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Asbury Park Press

Lots of misconceptions about new common core standards

"Much of the information that's been out there about Common Core has been very negative," said Dan Cassino, a professor of political science at Fairleigh Dickinson, and PublicMind survey analyst.


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The Kingman Daily Miner

Arizona job picture still an up-and-down affair

By Hubble Ray Smith Miner reporter KINGMAN - Arizona's unemployment rate inched up to 6.9 percent in June from 6.8 percent the previous month as some 36,000 government jobs were lost during the month, the Arizona Department of Administration reported last week.


Related Topix: Arizona, Kingman, AZ, Mohave County, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Science

Fears over teacher preparedness

Teacher unions disagree on whether teachers are adequately trained to prepare matric pupils for the new exam structure, South African Teachers Union provincial secretary Mbuyiseni Mathonsi said.


Related Topix: Science, South Africa, World News

The Winnipeg Free Press

Crime rate continues to drop

Chief Devon Clunis announced overall crime has decreased by 14 per cent, as stated in the 2013 Annual Statistical Report released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

POP City

Planting the seed: Local organizations create opportunities for girls interested in STEM careers

Several days a week during the school year, a group of high school girls from around the region gather after school at Carnegie Mellon University 's Field Robotics Center to prepare for an international robotics competition.


Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

St. Cloud Times

Unemployment rate in St. Cloud area rises during June

Unemployment rate in St. Cloud area rises during June The local results differed from state statistics, which showed an overall gain in jobs.


Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Science, Sherburne County, MN, Todd County, MN