Posts Tagged 'math'

Explain Nothing – What Is Zero

According to Vox –

The computer you’re reading this article on right now runs on a binary — strings of zeros and ones. Without zero, modern electronics wouldn’t exist. Without zero, much of our modern world literally falls apart. Without zero, there’s no calculus, which means no modern engineering or automation.

Humanity’s discovery of zero was “a total game changer …

Continue reading HERE.

Spirals – Beauty In Mathematical Precision [video]

How Big Is A Billion? Bill Gates Wealth [video]

10 Animals That May Be Smarter Than You Think

smartenuffPopular Science published an interesting list of animals which are generally considered to be simple creatures, but have been shown to have some sophisticated talents. It seems that a rudimentary ability to count is more common than thought. Some of these overachievers include;  2 birds, 2 reptiles,  rats, squirrels, vampire bats and honeybees.

Go to PopSci to discover what makes them so smart.



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Why Are There 60 Minutes In An Hour?

clockInteresting article which explains why we have 24 hours in a day, sixty miutes in an hour and 60 seconds in a minute. It is due to ancient counting systems and the human hand. The ancient Sumerians counted to 12 on each hand. Find out how HERE.


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