Study Suggests Math Teachers Scrap Balls and Slices

The real-world examples incorporated more and more by educators in recent years can impede math learning, an experiment found.

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Even a Weak Dollar Can Be Stretched

stretching the dollar in euros

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The hidden cost of using credit cards abroad – MSN Money

Credit card companies and banks often help themselves to your money when you charge purchases in other countries. Here’s how to fight them.

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Maybe Money Does Buy Happiness After All

The Easterlin paradox — that economic growth doesn’t necessarily lead to more satisfaction — is under attack.

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Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Solvent

David and Gina Giffels, who have been restoring a falling-down house in Akron, Ohio, for 12 years, have no credit card debt.

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Olympic President Calls Torch Protests a ‘Crisis’

Jacques Rogge, the president of the International Olympic Committee, said Thursday that the anti-Chinese protests that have dogged the Olympic torch relay had become a “crisis” for the organization but insisted that the skirmishes, some of them violent, would not cut short the torch’s 21-nation tour leading up to the Beijing games in August.

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And Behind Door No. 1, a Fatal Flaw

Some experiments that purport to show cognitive-dissonance effects might be explainable by statistics alone.

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Keeping Priorities Straight, Even at the End

One man’s recipe for a happy life and achieving dreams turns into an Internet hit.

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Let Computers Compute. It’s the Age of the Right Brain

Now that we’re hip-deep in what has been called both the “Creative Economy” and the “Conceptual Age,” no one can afford to ignore the right hemisphere of the brain.

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Termites feast on trader’s money

Termites feast on trader’s money in India

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