Black people were the first to develop mathematics in Africa 37,000 years ago, as it was the first method of counting. Africans in the region known as modern-day Egypt scripted textbooks about math that included division, multiplication, algebraic equations, fractions and geometric formulas to calculate the area and volume of shapes.
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As a companion piece to an earlier post about important elements of branding, I felt it apropos to discuss the intellectual aspects of brand activity. Why do I refer to it as brand activity? Because your brand must be active. All of the elements within are actions that keep your brand alive. Thus, because a brand is not a product nor a service, it is necessary to complete the connection between the heart and the head that we all have as people and is illustrated by your brand’s emotional and intellectual essential features.
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The MeerKAT radio telescope isn’t even finished being built, but it’s already released its first image: a small patch of sky showcasing 1,300 galaxies.
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A gamepad is the part of a game console people have the most intimate relationship with. You’re holding it in your hands for hours on end, and you know it so well you can control its every function without even looking at it. When the action gets intense, your hands start to sweat from twiddling the thumbsticks. For plenty of people, it’s the first thing that comes to mind when they want to throw something out of rage over a cheap death. Microsoft wants to make that connection even deeper by handing you the keys to the factory with its aptly named Xbox Design Lab.
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Authorities said that multiple officers were shot near a shopping center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, according to the Associated Press.
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In an interesting and unsettling turn of events, gonorrhea, a.k.a. ‘the clap,’ might soon become resistant to the antibiotics typically used to treat it. If it does, unprotected and casual sex will be a whole lot riskier.
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The Pokémon Go craze has infiltrated MMA fighting.
Michael “Venom” Page and Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos faced off at Bellator 158 live from the O2 Arena in London, England earlier tonight, and the main focus was actually how this fight ended. Page’s flying knee to Santos’ face looked like it hurt really bad, but his post-victory celebration was pouring salt on the wound.
Continue reading MMA Fighter Michael Page Tries to Catch His Opponent With a Poké Ball After Knocking Him Out →