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Maths of the Future

This Stamford professor does the best job we’ve seen of explaining number sense, and why you should care more about it than whether your child can solve for X. Plus he tells a fascinating tale of how maths has been turned on its head in just one lifetime.

Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

Science says yes. ‘Broken heart syndrome’ is an actual medical condition, and some credit it with it the sudden death of actress Debbie Reynolds days after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died. Rampant speculation aside, it’s an interesting read.

Learn A Little, Laugh A Little

Do you like the sound of babies’ laughter? Of course you do, you’re not a monster. Check out the Baby Laughter project, which set out to discover what makes babies laugh. The conclusion? Learning.

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