'Math Anxiety' Is Real, and Your Teachers Are Probably to Blame
Adults have an impact on students' math anxiety, but that can change.
Honeybees Can Add and Subtract, Study Finds
After discovering that honeybees understand the concept of zero, scientists tested the insect’s ability to spot gains and losses.
Thinking You're Bad at Math Causes a Specific Type of Anxiety
Many of us may need to overcome what's known as "math trauma."
A Mathematician May Have Just Solved a 160-Year-Old, $1 Million Problem
This isn’t the first time Michael Atiyah has claimed to crack a big math problem and never followed up the claims with publication, however.
Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers
The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.
Finally, We Know How to Break Dry Spaghetti Noodles Perfectly In Half
A bend and a twist make dry noodles break in half, instead of shattering all over the kitchen.
The New Breakup Equation: How Long It Will Take to Get Over Your Ex
I tried to come up with a new equation, as simple as I could make it, to calculate how long it actually takes to get over your ex.
'Kali Plays Professor Layton,' Today's Comic by Kali Fontecchio
Kali has a decision to make: either cheat and win the game or don't cheat and lose. Which one will she pick?
After 'Flawed' MIT Paper, Uber Drivers Can't Agree On How Poorly They're Paid
Uber CEO said MIT was 'mathematically incompetent' for saying drivers earn a net $3.37 an hour.
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A Math Teacher Quizzed His Students About Coke and Drug Dealers
"You take 600 mg of cocaine. Your body filters out 40 percent per hour. How high are you in three hours?"
'Market Mavericks,' Today's Comics by Brian Blomerth
When Yorna gets caught double-crossing a businessman, Shramp is forced to give up the secret ingredient in his delicious shrimp dogs.
Wake Up, Sheeple: 50 Cent's "21 Questions" Isn't Made Up of 21 Questions
There are either 19 questions or 23 questions here. How have we avoided this startling inaccuracy for so long?