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Mathematical literacy is an important skill for the 21st century. Being to to do simple math in your head is useful and important, and we're losing that ability.
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'Re-education through labour' policy and increased mobility for rural population also among new Communist party plans
Global development issues. Demographic changes in the 21st century. An interesting read.
However, falling costs also meant that revenue generated by the industry remained flat, says Clean Edge report
Time to go solar?
Map projections. 2D representations of a 3D Earth.
As the world’s cultures become more homogeneous, so has the definition of comfort.
Fans on Facebook just changed Monopoly's iron token to a cat. Now 110 years old, what does the board game teach us about economics and capitalism?
Historical insight into the evolution of Monopoly, as a board game and in the context of global economics.
Articles from the Smithsonian Institution's award-winning, monthly general interest magazine, plus exclusive Web articles, videos, blogs, photographs and more.
LOOKING at Kaolinovo’s newly built playground with its red slides and green swings, one might wonder for a moment which western European town this is. But...
Global development. The European Union does not work...
Artist and MIT professor Erik Demaine makes flat geometric diagrams spring into elegant, three-dimensional origami sculptures
When art meets maths. Lovely stuff.
THE women’s liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s changed western societies as profoundly as the struggles to abolish slavery and to ensure voting rights for...
International Women's Day - 8.3.2013.
A great and entertaining way to explain this part of Europe. I know I have in the past used the terms England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom to all refer to the same thing. It was also amazing to see that people are the same everywhere in that the people in Wales do not consider themselves British, much the same way the people in Sicily consider themselves Sicilain and not Italian.
"Some prime examples of fascinating maps."
Wrap your head around this! #wetcoastdaily
Mapas poco comunes, poco útiles, aunque curiosos.
In 1967, the most trusted man in America investigated the lifestyle of the 21st century
The world of today, yesterday...
Pastoralists living in the Omo valley are being forcibly relocated, imprisoned and killed due to plans to build a massive dam that will turn the region into a major centre for commercial farming
THE debate around immigration in America often touches on language. The fear of nativist Americans is that immigrants do not learn (and maybe do not want to learn)...
Historical context of American political situation. Being American without the necessity to speak English.