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Torontonians Mourn Death Of Raccoon With Memorial Shrine On Sidewalk

This has to be one of the weirdest yet cutest things that has ever happened. While Torontonians may have famously declared war on the “raccoon nation” this spring, they were still kind enough to show a little sympathy for a fallen enemy on Thursday, June 9. As people on different occasions rallied around to mourn

Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers

www.ted.com From rockets to stock markets, math powers many of humanity’s most thrilling creations. So why do kids lose interest? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach — calculation by hand — isn’t just tedious, it’s mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea teaching kids math