For Those Who Thought Their Math Teachers Were Evil

If math really isn't your thing, it might not take a lot of convincing for you to believe your math teacher was an agent of evil. If you were forced to identify prime numbers long enough, you might actually come up with some reasonable proof to support that proposition. Belphegor's Prime is the name given... Continue Reading →

Perhaps They Will Find That Part About “Thou Shall Not Steal”

The most shoplifted book in the United States is the Bible. Nationwide, bookstores net about $16 billion in sales every year, according to the American Booksellers Association. Stores estimated that they lose anywhere from 1 percent to 5 percent to theft, some hundreds of millions a year, and much of it during the frenzied activity... Continue Reading →

Did You Know…………..?

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Did you know….
Ten random fun facts that may help at your next trivia contest.
1. The letter A was inspired by the ox. The letter A is derived from the Phoenician letter Aleph. Aleph can be traced back to the Middle Bronze Age found in parts of Egypt and Canaan from around 1850 BC. The character comes from an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph or pictogram depicting an ox’s head.

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2. Humpty Dumpty was not an egg. During the English Civil War Humpty Dumpty referred to a cannon used by the army of Charles I in 1648. There are two preceding verses, now mostly forgotten, that name the expert gunner, One-Eyed Thompson, and the cannon, Humpty Dumpty. It was mounted on a church tower the church tower was knocked down and the cannon tumbled into the marsh below, never to be found.

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In Sixteen Hundred and Forty-Eight
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