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8 new calculators that will make you cool

And help you learn physics. Geeks and nerds are cool again, thanks to 'Stranger Things,' but being a member of Hawkins AV Club is much more than watching superhero movies, reading comic books and playing RPG games. It's learning physics, biology, chemistry, math, and programming. And all that knowledge made the gang...
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How many calories are there in a Thanksgiving Dinner?

If you happen to live outside the U.S., then Thanksgiving for you is probably just the day before Black Friday, when you can find those big discounts and buy plenty of good stuff for low prices. Thanksgiving Dinner: Questions and answers But if you live in the USA, then you probably know...
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Black Friday is not a piece of cake

But it can be, if you grab a piece of paper. Halloween was less than two weeks ago, and now the traditional Rockefeller Center Christmas tree arrived in New York. Meanwhile, Chicago experienced its first snowfall of the season. It’s this time of year when people start googling ‘Last Christmas.' The Black...
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What is Golden Ratio and how to use it?

Humans know it for ages. Take a look at this graphic. The golden ratio means that a+b to a is around 1,618, which is what thousands of years of research proved. Mathematicians in ancient Greece knew about this proportion because it often popped up during their geometry studies. In more modern times,...
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3 ways to prepare for fall with TV series

Simple hacks to enhance your binge-watching experience. It's getting colder and darker here in the northern hemisphere. After returning home from work, nothing beats jumping into sweatpants and enjoying a couple of episodes of a TV show, right? Binge watching has a dress code, too. You open your browser or turn on...
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3 new calculators that will help you run your business

How to run a company? For many, the art of entrepreneurship requires that little bit of luck. Meeting somebody influential who will help the growth of your company, finding your niche or, if you’re unlucky, problems with contractors or storage. It all can determine your fate. Luck helps and can be the...
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The eternal question: How to retire early?

It requires a great deal of patience. For many young people, retirement is an almost non-existent word in their dictionary. Why should it be? 20s are the ‘work hard, play hard’ times. You spend everything you earn and wonder why there’s still plenty of month left at the end of your...
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5 reasons Gender Wage Gap hurts everybody

Nobody benefits from Gender Wage Gap. Experts define the gender wage gap as the difference between typical male and female (of the same productivity) earnings. In most countries, women earn less doing the same jobs than men. In many places, the difference is enormous (South Korea - 36,7%), in others it’s...
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What’s the difference between salary and hourly wage?

It’s more than just arithmetics. Monthly (or weekly) salary and hourly wage both get you the money you deserve (you can check it in Salary to Hourly calculator), but they are very much different in essence. Both are like two roads that can lead you to the same place: The Paycheckville, but...
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How to make perfect pancakes every time? Try Pancake Recipe Calculator

Pancake lovers, we've made something just for you. Johan Cruyff, the legendary Dutch football (or soccer if you’re American) player, and coach, used to say that playing simple football is the hardest thing. Some would say that cooking the simple dishes is the hardest thing and not many things come closer...
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Why do we waste so much time on social media?

Our brain demands it. In theory, social media are hugely beneficial for people. Facebook helps them connect with each other and be closer to their interests. Twitter is a perfect place to discover the news the fastest and Instagram is for aesthetic pleasures. Is social media addiction? But in 2017 we know that...
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Why is it important to start saving early?

Because math says so. If you’re in your 20s, you probably don’t think much about your retirement and how to spend those years comfortably. There are more important things to care about, after all. You’re still just starting your career and earning just enough money to get through the month. How to...