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“Three things only do slaves require: work, food, and their religion.”
- Robert Heinlein
It's not an opinion
While covering the Tsunami in Hawaii CNN's Rick Sanchez asks a question about the English version of the metric system.
Starting @ 2:30 & THEN watch how he ends the interview @
8:29, OUCH! 280 million - 40 million = Less than 0? So
that's a loss of jobs, right? Uhh, wrong!
Santorum tries to get away with his Orwellian brand of
logic, but fails - in an epic way. And it's Ali Velshi FTW.
Santorum also gets his math wrong @ 3:25, when he says "30
million less jobs". Umm I thought it was 40 million less
jobs? Make up your mind!
AND FOR GOD'S SAKE, IT'S NOT 240 MILLION... IT'S 2.4
Glenn Beck doesn't know the difference between less than and greater than.
The way they proved him wrong is just so cool.
Two twins Paula and Peter are the youngest people to EVER pass the
University of Cambridge Advanced Math A Level exam.
"Young men unwilling to become mathematicians because they are slovenly looking losers."
The researchers found that most stereotypes reflect the way mathematicians and mathematics are represented in mass culture.
“Given this narrow and negative stereotype of a mathematician, it’s no wonder that few youths want go on studying this subject,” said Mendick.
Originally posted by Manhater
When I start my Calculus, you can add me to the list.
Took me forever just to get past Algebra.
LoL, I still have problems with the great than and less than signs.edit on 3-1-2012 by Manhater because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by davidgrouchy
I can't leave, the one lone reader that this thread may have
garnered in a down state. So here is a very positive video.
This is one of the best videos on the net right now,
and it shows not only a glimpse of the the future,
but a fully working solution to education.
The man in this video is changing lives.
David Grouchyedit on 3-1-2012 by davidgrouchy because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by DragonTattooz
I've had the Khan Academy bookmarked for a while now. . .
My son says than Salman Khan should be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize. . .
Edit- I looked into how to nominate someone. One way is to have a former recipient make the nomination. So, I just sent this to the president-