Leaps and Bounds
Mathematics / History
Leap years are years with 366 days, instead of the usual 365. Leap years are necessary because the actual length of a year is 365.242 days, not 365 days, as commonly stated. Basically, leap years occu continue reading this fact

Fibonacci Patterns In Nature?
Mathematics / Number Theory
Often it takes a second look to see how mathematical numbers and patterns fit into the natural world. Numbers, after all, are manmade. However some very interesting number patterns underlie some natur continue reading this fact

How To Calculate The Circumference Of A Circle
Mathematics / Geometry
A circle is what you get if you take a straight line and bend it around so that its ends touch. You can demonstrate this by taking a piece of stiff wire and doing just that: bring the ends of the wire continue reading this fact
