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Why Should These Girls Have To Die For An Education?

There are 33 million fewer girls than boys in primary school, which is why it's so amazing that the ones featured in the upcoming doc "Girl Rising" are willing to risk their lives every day to learn. 

Why Should These Girls Have To Die For An Education?
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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.

Mansfield and his team are, understandably, incredibly proud.

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