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American Health Concerns that many are unaware of

America (and prosperous European countries like UK and France), being 1st world countries, are sometimes concerned about “First World Problems” that most other countries do not have time/energy/money to care about. Two health concerns that are very popular in America, … Continue reading

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US students aren’t bad at math—they’re just not motivated

It turns out that US students aren’t that bad at math, they just have no motivation to do the PISA test properly. (The PISA test is an external test that has no bearing on their school academic results.) Source: https://qz.com/1130505/us-students-arent-bad-at-math-theyre-just-not-motivated/ It’s … Continue reading

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Increased Tax for US PhD Students

This is very bad news. Graduate students are already poor (stipend is already low to begin with and fixed for the duration of study). A very bad policy for grad students. The tax overhaul passed Thursday by House Republicans could … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Math: 17×6=?

What is 17×6? (without using calculator) Practicing basic mental math without calculator is good. Even for PSLE, where calculator is allowed, it is a good idea not to rely on it too much.

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Princeton Professor Predicts 99% Chance for Hillary Clinton to Win

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/sam-wang-princeton-election-consortium-poll-hillary-clinton-donald-trump-victory-a7399671.html A survey from the Princeton Election Consortium has found that Hillary Clinton has a 99 per cent chance of winning the election over Donald Trump. Three days before the election, Ms Clinton has a projected 312 electoral votes, compared to … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Answer to Math Question: 2+2=?

Source: http://www.attn.com/stories/6407/george-takei-impersonates-donald-trump Question: What is 2+2? Answer: “I have to say a lot of people have been asking this question. No, really. A lot of people come up to me and they ask me. They say, ‘What’s 2+2’? And I tell … Continue reading

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