Posted on 28 October 2014.
Stop complaining that school doesn’t prepare you for real life.
“The Real World, Real Skills Bill” has finally passed through the senate — adding gambling classes to the core curriculum of five states. The teachers are abuzz, students are excited and parents are desperately trying to figure out how they, themselves, can enroll. Read the full story
Posted in Education, Kidz Zone
Posted on 03 November 2013.
An old and dangerous trend, thought to originally come from China, is resurging, and taking the U.S. by storm; this comeback-kid fad is causing teens to turn away from marijuana, methamphetamines, ecstasy, and other hard drugs to overdose on a new high: recreational mathematics.
Border agents have seen a huge upsurge in the confiscation of large tomes of Sudoku puzzles, cryptarithmetic puzzles, tangrams, stomachions, and other logic puzzles. Read the full story
Posted in Science & Technologizzy
Posted on 12 September 2013.
Hitting the Roulette jackpot at a casino is every players dream, but in reality how much of winning is based upon luck versus calculated risk?
The mathematics behind winning Roulette is difficult to establish, but they can be and here is how. Starting with understanding random number generation and the odds behind the game; remembering that different forms of roulette offer different odds. Read the full story
Posted in Entertainment
Posted on 18 March 2010.
APPLETON, WI (GlossyKidsNews) – Despite attempts of wooing potential dates with dazzling wit and humor, Appleton East High School sophomore and champion “mathlete” Jon Henderson, appears to be striking out at love. “Girls should be throwing themselves at me after hearing my jokes about pi,” he complained yesterday. “They all took geometry last year, they should get it!” Read the full story
Posted in Kidz Zone