How to Build Inquisitive Minds

Stuck

Let’s face it, we all get stuck. Every now and then, we get overwhelmed when faced with problems that require our solutions. If Adam wants a third of Eve’s apple, how much would Eve have left? How fast does a bus that weighs 160kg have to travel to get up a hill that’s on a 60 degree […]

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A Little Duck Goes A Long Way

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Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck’s uncle, is the world’s richest duck. Known for his feisty demeanour and rude exterior, Scrooge is a stingy old miser that adores long swims in his pool of gold coins, as well as tormenting the help. Though nobody knows just how much his nett value is worth, Scrooge’s wealth started with […]

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Hooray for Arrays!

Double the trouble and twice the fun!

There are minions of reasons to love Despicable Me 3, from the fun and engaging banter between Gru and his twin brother, to the temper tantrums of his fellow companions. Yes, the minions are at it again, adorable to the core with little specks of bad! Now, we all know that Gru has many, many, MANY […]

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Figures That Count

Find the symmetry between your dad and you, and learn to let it grow.

Did you know that there’s only one universal date for Mother’s Day, but TWO for Father’s Day? While America and the rest of the world celebrated Father’s Day in June, Australia is celebrating it this September weekend! And what better time to revisit an old favorite with your dad? Yes, I’m talking about The Goofy Movie! This timeless […]

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The Secret Life of Nine

As if we need more reasons to love cats. Image via iMDB

Though nobody can pinpoint the common origin of this myth, there is an ancient proverb that claims, “A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, for the last three he stays.” So do cats really have nine lives? The answer is, sadly, no. The basis of the myth stems from […]

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