Math

12 True Stories That Pressed All Our Anger Buttons

12 True Stories That Pressed All Our Anger Buttons
Curiosities
2 months ago

We’re usually told that staying calm and focused is the best way to deal with tough situations. But, let’s be honest, some things are just so annoying or upsetting that it’s hard not to get worked up. The folks in this article faced exactly those kinds of awkward situations, and whenever they think back on them, those irritating feelings come rushing back.

What If You Were Born on a Spaceship

What If You Were Born on a Spaceship
Curiosities
7 months ago

Wow, you’re zipping through space, in a large ship as big as 3 New York City Central Parks. There’s a lot of commotion going on. No, it’s not some alien invading the spaceship... it’s a very important day. The date is January, 22nd, 2700. You’ve just been born, outside of the Earth’s atmosphere. Happy Birthday!There’s a medical team attending to everything, futuristic gadgets help out with every aspect. And the view from the giant spherical glass ship, is nothing but the incredible vastness of space. You can’t even see Earth anymore, the spaceship is flying to a new destination millions of miles away. ETA on reaching that new host planet, decades.

14 Popular “Facts” That Are Completely Wrong

14 Popular “Facts” That Are Completely Wrong
Curiosities
3 months ago

The broad flat-brimmed hat has become something of a trademark of every cowboy out there, but nobody actually wore them on the frontier. Cowboys, or, more accurately, cattle hands, were mostly illiterate men who did dirty jobs in equally dirty rags, and those hats were expensive. Like, really expensive.

Even Biggest Bug Lover Doesn’t Know These Facts

Even Biggest Bug Lover Doesn’t Know These Facts
Animals
3 months ago

Poor Pete. Pete is so scared of bugs all he wants is to find a place on Earth where he can be safe from them. After years of research and traveling, he eventually finds the place to go: Antarctica! Pete makes it there, confident that bugs wouldn’t survive in the cold. Ahhhhhhh! Little did he know that insects are on every continent of this planet. Well, not really. He was kind of right about Antarctica: it isn’t home to a lot of bugs. In fact, there is only one true species of insect that calls this place home: it’s a wingless midge called Belgica antarctica. This fly is tiny [0.08 to 0.23 inches long], but it’s still Antarctica’s largest terrestrial bug.

If You Wondered Why Your Body Does That, Now You Know

If You Wondered Why Your Body Does That, Now You Know
Curiosities
4 months ago

In 10 years from now, you’ll be a completely different person! Well, at least your skeleton will be. To reach its adult size, your skeleton went through a process called modeling, which means the development of growth and formation. Turns out it regenerates completely once every 10 years or so! This entire process ensures you always have healthy bone cells, that can support you and provide calcium to your body.

7 Exceedingly Rare Astronomical Events Before 2100

7 Exceedingly Rare Astronomical Events Before 2100
Curiosities
6 months ago

Everything in the Universe is in constant, quite predictable motion. Some very complicated math can help us predict what the night sky will look like in hundreds of years! That’s why astronomers make up entire calendars of unusual celestial events. So, let’s find out more about the most interesting astronomical events that are waiting for us in the next 100 years.

10 Toys That’ll Turn Your Kid’s Bath Time From Potential Disaster to Wonder-Filled

10 Toys That’ll Turn Your Kid’s Bath Time From Potential Disaster to Wonder-Filled
Shopping
year ago

According to research, the first few years of a child’s life are critical for learning. And playtime is the best way for kids to learn how the world works. It pulls together the logical and creative parts of the brain — this includes the bath time experience as well.Oftentimes, kids don’t like bath time because of the change of temperature, the fact that it’s slippery, or because they easily get water in their eyes. But getting some toys is a great idea to make bath time fun for your kid.

14 Products From Amazon That Can Turn Learning Into a Ton of Fun

14 Products From Amazon That Can Turn Learning Into a Ton of Fun
Shopping
year ago

Learning can be fun, and Amazon sellers are ready to prove it. They have prepared hundreds of educational games that will grab your kid’s attention with vibrant colors and curious textures and keep them interested in numbers, letters, and shapes for a long time. These games can teach children learning and writing, counting, time management, social skills, and even emotional intelligence with a ton of fun that comes as a bonus.

What Your Child’s Unique Learning Style Is, and How to Help Them Reach Success Effectively

What Your Child’s Unique Learning Style Is, and How to Help Them Reach Success Effectively

We, as humans, are all uniquely special, and we carry our differences with us while doing everyday things, and this includes learning styles. A learning style is a way we study and maintain information. It’s important to begin paying attention to your child’s learning behavior to discover their strengths. Although they may fit into a certain category, they can shine through different areas as well — that’s why challenging them occasionally can be a good idea.

10 Times We Were Tricked by History

10 Times We Were Tricked by History
Curiosities
2 years ago

It’s true that you shouldn’t believe everything that you hear, and history is no exception. Many years of studies and scientific developments have helped us to find the answers to most of the questions we used to have in the past. Nevertheless, there are still some mysteries and myths that will remain unanswered until proven otherwise.

15 Brain Teasers That Will Instantly Boost Your Mental Power

15 Brain Teasers That Will Instantly Boost Your Mental Power
Quizzes
2 years ago

Math can look confusing and terrifying at first glance. But under the rough surface lies a beautiful world of wonder, exploration, and joy. Arithmetic can even promote your cognitive function and sharpen your critical thinking. Yep, even in the leisure of your own home.

11 Deceptively Simple Math Problems That Turned Into a Real Challenge for People

11 Deceptively Simple Math Problems That Turned Into a Real Challenge for People
Quizzes
2 years ago

Math is not for everyone, that’s for sure, but adding and subtracting single-digit numbers should be a piece of cake. In fact, some equations look so simple that you don’t ever think you could be wrong about them. This is what happened with a straightforward math problem that many people couldn’t seem to wrap their heads around.

11 Things That We Still Believe to This Day, Despite the Facts

11 Things That We Still Believe to This Day, Despite the Facts
Curiosities
2 years ago

There are countless myths that we have all come to know and believe as facts, from the tallest mountain to historical inaccuracies. If you know where to look, you can easily understand that what we all believe to be true has actually been debunked by the experts. In fact, NASA has even debunked one big myth that the Great Wall of China is visible from space.

21 People Shared Their Witty Comebacks That Made Us Believe in Instant Karma

21 People Shared Their Witty Comebacks That Made Us Believe in Instant Karma
People
2 years ago

The typical sayings, “loose lips sink ships,” or “listen before you speak,” are perfectly adapted to those who are willing to talk about everything, even though they don’t know much about anything. And the fact is when people think they know it all, it can be really difficult to make them come down from the clouds and step on solid ground, especially when they’re wrong. Indignant at having gone through such moments, many users in a Reddit thread recounted their experiences with people who were willing to give them advice, correct them, or laugh at them with no basis in fact.

15+ Alumni Shared Stories About the Special Teachers They Will Never Forget

15+ Alumni Shared Stories About the Special Teachers They Will Never Forget
People
year ago

When we are kids we all complain about having to go to school. This is classic. But later on, when we grow up, we remember it fondly, and at the same time with a certain melancholy. An important part of these memories is linked to those people who helped us gain more knowledge: our teachers. There are all kinds: serious, funny, demanding, relaxed, friendly, and so on. This becomes clear when we see a large number of stories from former students where they tell some of the anecdotes they experienced with their teachers.

How Many Dates You Have to Go on Before Finding Your True Soulmate, According to a Scientist

How Many Dates You Have to Go on Before Finding Your True Soulmate, According to a Scientist
Relationships
2 years ago

It might seem like numerous dating apps have made it a lot easier to meet new people. Besides, you don’t even have to leave your house to see what options you have. However, it’s still a challenge for a lot of people to find “the one.” Dominik Czernia, a Ph.D. candidate in condensed particle physics, knows the struggle of trying to find “the one,” so he decided to apply a scientific approach to finding the perfect partner!

7 Fast Calculation Tricks That Can Turn Your Child Into a Math Guru

7 Fast Calculation Tricks That Can Turn Your Child Into a Math Guru

Addition, subtraction, multiplication. These words instantly take us back to math class. And even if this class is just memory for us, there are still different things we need to count or solve in our daily lives. For our kids, they just need a way to get through math class quickly and easily. This whole process can become more engaging if we use a few tricks. And, no we’re not talking about the “dog ate my homework” trick.

15 Style Hacks Every Woman Should Know

15 Style Hacks Every Woman Should Know
Girls stuff
4 months ago

Every woman at least once in her lifetime has felt like they had nothing to wear, even while standing in front of a closet full of clothes. There are many reasons why we face this problem, however few of us realize how simple those reasons are. Some women shop in the wrong stores, can’t match colors correctly or they don’t use details and accessories properly. Others simply don’t know how to accentuate their best features and keep making bad style decisions while spending copious amounts of money. As a result, our closets are full of useless stuff that we never wear.

Secrets of the Eastern Educational System That Can Help Raise a Talented and Smart Child

Secrets of the Eastern Educational System That Can Help Raise a Talented and Smart Child
Family & kids
3 years ago

Asian countries like China, Japan, and Korea have been at the top position of education ratings according to the estimations of PISA. 15-year-old students from the East often show better performance in math, reading, and science than other students from around the world. Raising a talented and successful child who respects their elders, their culture, and is a well-rounded good person is the main goal in Eastern countries. But how do these countries achieve this?

12 Stories About Kids’ Unique Humor

12 Stories About Kids’ Unique Humor
Family & kids
3 years ago

Children have their own perception of the world that isn't limited to templates and stereotypes. That's why their incredible and often unique statements, solutions to problems, and advice leave us with only positive emotions.