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Do the students learn mathematics better using the computer?

Do the students learn mathematics better using the computer?

Do the students learn mathematics better using the computer?

The computer became an essential asset in the everyday life of students. The computer is mainly used for research and homework, but everyone thinks that the computer will eventually replace the teachers. Some companies and universities even developed software that teachers use every day in math classes.

Mathematica Policy Research Inc. in Princeton, New Jersey conducted a two years study to determine if the special software helps students to learn better mathematics. The total cost of the study is about $14.5 million, but the money comes from the U.S. Department of Education. (more…)

Drinking beer is good for your health

Drinking beer is good for your health

Drinking beer is good for your health

Lots of recent studies show something unexpected: the beer has a very good effect on health. First, scientists and doctors thought that alcohol is bad for the health, affecting in time several body functions. Despite the previous conception, drinking beer seems to have positive effects over your health.

Here are just few of the most important reasons to drink beer for your health:

– Beer is good for the heart: older people that drink some beer every day have up to 50% chances to suffer heart failure. (more…)

Women will be shorter and chubbier

Women will be shorter and chubbier

Now vs. Future

In the near future women will be shorter, chubbier and healthier. This is the conclusion of a scientific study made at University of Yale. Stephen Stearns, professor at Yale conducted a study on 2.238 women and concluded that the human race is still evolving, in the near future women’s figure slightly changing.

The 90-60-90 beauty standard will be vanquished in the next 40 years due to the changes that will occur in the ladies figures. In 2050 young women will be shorter with 1.5 inches and 4.5 pounds heavier than now. In the future women will also be more fertile, giving birth to more babies. Women will have their first baby six months earlier than now. (more…)