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Some Animated GIFs And Fun-Filled Graphs To Show Why Our Education System Is Dooooomed

Some teachers took a survey, and here are a few of the results. Next time you see a teacher, thank them. Please? And yes, paying taxes to support schools is the right thing to do.

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1. Teachers pay for stuff out of their own pockets




Watch the dollah bills go flying...

2. Projects go unfunded

Like awesome science experiments

3. Teaching materials are in short supply


You didn't want your kid to actually learn anything ... did you?

via UNSW

This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16


92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine.

Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

Behavior like Norma's is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around 7:30.

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