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#Dyslexie Font: Aid for #Dyslexia

#Dyslexie Font: Aid for #Dyslexia

#Dyslexie Font: Aid for #Dyslexia If you have Dyslexia, you know how difficult it can be to function in daily life. Did you know that about 10% of the world population is believed to be dyslexic? Dyslexia has nothing to do with intelligence. Some have more severe forms than others so they struggle more. I find […]

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Fibonacci Sequence: It Started with Rabbits

Fibonacci Sequence: It Started with Rabbits

Fibonacci Sequence: It Started with Rabbits The Fibonacci sequence in terms of rabbits (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers in which each number in the series equals the sum of the two numbers before it. It was described by Leonardo Fibonacci, an Italian mathematician, in his 1202 Book of Calculations. He also introduced and popularized […]

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Who Created the Lego Company?

Who Created the Lego Company?

Who Created the Lego Company? Ole Kirk Christiansen, a Danish carpenter, bought a woodworking shop in 1916. LEGO bricks (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Because of the Great Depression, the call for furniture and large projects dwindled in the 1930s. He turned to making wooden toys in 1932. In 1934, he named the company he had created Lego, a contraction […]

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Pi Day Is Coming

Pi Day Is Coming

Pi Day Is Coming March 14 is Pi Day. On March 14, 1988, a physicist, Larry Shaw, organized the first Pi Day  at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, California. They continue to hold Pi Day celebrations today, marching around a circular space and eating fruit pies. Now many schools across the country celebrate Pi Day, its […]

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