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Fear Killed After Fukushima Daiichi. Radiation, Not So Much

Fear. Fear of radiation. Fear of Math – because understanding the science requires a fair bit of calculus. These things killed after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011. 747 more words

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How many people are doing THAT right now?

I want to expand on my zipper blog to include any activity at all. Want to know how many people in the world are sleeping right now? 272 more words

Researchers: Let's delude women into thinking they're better at math than they actually are

My latest  blog post for the Independent Women’s Forum:

Math is hard–but the “power of positive illusions” is easy

For years scientists have been trying to figure out some purely cultural explanation for the fact that…

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A Slow News Day: Beware of 2,147,483,647

Apparently Fox News is scraping the bottom of the barrel for news stories. I’m not quite sure why this is a concern today – unless the Boeing problem just came to light. 295 more words

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The Leaders Debate: Math is Hard, English is Harder

“I know the math is difficult…” Jim Prentice to Rachel Notley during the Leaders Debate Apr 23, 2015

Ms Soapbox doesn’t like math. As a child she thought numbers had personalities. 955 more words

Politics And Government

Analysis shows Prentice took a beating on Twitter over #Mathishard

WATCH ABOVE: During the leaders debate, there was one exchange that has garnered the most attention. Tom Vernon reports.

TORONTO – Jim Prentice, leader of the Alberta PCs, is being panned Friday for telling NDP leader Rachel Notley that he knows “math is difficult” during Thursday’s leaders’ debate. 593 more words