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Head Games

Head Games

Match wits with the Mensa puzzlers

May 1, 2015
Mummy Mavens Unwrap Preservation Methods

Mummy Mavens Unwrap Preservation Methods

In 1994 researchers made a mummy. Now scientists have reverse engineered the process to figure out how it's done, with the mummy makers still around to tell them how they did. Cynthia Graber reports  

May 27, 2015 — Cynthia Graber
First Woman MLBer Will Probably Pitch

First Woman MLBer Will Probably Pitch

Contemporary women's baseball chronicler Jennifer Ring says the fastest women pitchers currently hit speeds in the 80s (mph) and it keeps going up. Steve Mirsky reports  

May 19, 2015 — Steve Mirsky

The Equation for a Happy Mother's Day

What's the most important holiday in May? Obviously it's Mother's Day. But did you know there's an equation that can help you celebrate Mom? Keep on reading to find out what it is!

May 6, 2015 — Math Dude Jason Marshall

3 Super Bowl Fun Facts

Want to amaze your friends at that Super Bowl party you're going to? All you have to do is hit 'em with some Super Bowl math fun facts. Keep on reading to learn what they are!

January 28, 2015 — Math Dude Jason Marshall
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The Antidote to Anti-Intellectualism