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Why Should You Learn Programming?

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In this fast paced and extremely technology dependent world, there are a few basics that one must follow to survive. Programming is nowadays one of the things that you can actually learn and utilize without being a genius. All it takes is determination, a computer, a tutorial and a compiler (the software that runs your code). If you don’t know ... Read More »

3 Simple Ways to Memorize Trigonometric Values

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Are you one of those people who just can’t memorize those trigonometric values? A lot of people can’t. It is quite helpful to memorize sines, cosines and tangents of 0, 30, 45, 60 and 90 degrees since they’re used everywhere. It’s also quite convincing in exams where you’re not allowed to use a calculator, in this case, you have no ... Read More »

10 Things you know that are Completely False

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10. Humans don’t ‘burst’ in Space. A lot of people think that without a space suit, one would ‘pop’ or ‘burst’. This is completely untrue and people are lead to believe this only because of movies and science-fiction. Our human skin is strong enough that we don’t ‘burst’ because of the pressure outside, which is another common misconception. If you ... Read More »

A Game to Understand the Theory of Special Relativity

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Here’s something Science-lovers will love. A video game made by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Game Lab to help in understanding Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity. Einstein’s theory of special relativity is a topic of old and on-going scientific debates and some still don’t accept it.  Einstein’s theory includes length contraction, time dilation, simultaneity etc. His theory is complex and interesting and was ... Read More »

Five Tips For Fast English Vocabulary Building

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There are countless suggestions people give regarding building your English vocabulary. However, not everyone may find them effective due to varied power of retention, workload and exposure to English. Few tips are useful no matter who you are and whatever is your ability to build a vast base of words. Here are they:   1. Read News & Articles on ... Read More »

Five IELTS Tips For A Good Band

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Going to take IELTS soon? Well it’s very easy for you if you have studied English all the way along your schooling. IELTS doesn’t require any tough high level vocabulary, it’s all matter of technique and few strategies which can help you achieve a good band. We share some tips that will surely help you achieve a higher band with ... Read More »

British Library Puts 300 Years Of Newspaper Articles Online

British Library has completed its project of scanning newspapers from last 300 years and put them online for viewing by anyone. The newspapers from last 300 years contain over 75 million articles. These articles date back to as far as early 1700s. The project was a collaboration between the British Library and British Newspapers Archive who have digital content spread ... Read More »

Top Reasons For Taking High School Courses Online

There are many reasons why a person might consider taking high school courses online. With every reason, however, there are some things to consider before making this your final choice. Certainly certain circumstances may require it, and it makes perfect sense when there is no other alternative available to a student who needs to complete their secondary school education. If ... Read More »

iPhone Application For Viewing Warwick Anatomy Lectures

Professor Peter Abraham has developed an iPhone app for to-be-doctors which lets them view the lecture notes in Anatomy from University of Warwick.   These lectures can be downloaded and used by medical students throughout the world and just not for those who attend his lectures.   The app is called “Aspects of Anatomy” also offers 38 short videos using ... Read More »

MatWeb.com – Materials Information Resource

www.matweb.com   This resource carries information about lots of materials, both found in text and fabricated by various companies. Highly recommended for students studying material sciences and helps a lot in making assignments/case studies for material selection topics.   Type: Database Recommended For: Students & Industry Professionals   Read More »