Creativity : 2500 Balloons Godzilla

This sculpture probably one of the lightest in the world compared to its giant size. A Baloon Godzilla was made by Joey and Alexandra Evans of Evans Entertainment. They made this 25 feet long, 13 feet high Godzilla with approximately 2500 balloons! During the convention itself, Their project leads got to meet Haruo Nakajima and Akira Takarada, actors…

Know : Triangle, Square, Pentagon… How long it goes?

Triangle Δ (3), Square (4), Pentagon (5), Hexagon (6), Heptagon(7), Octagon(8)… How long it can go? A Megagon is a shape with 1,000,000 equal sides.  Even if drawn at the size of the Earth, a regular megagon would be very difficult to distinguish from a circle. A regular polygon is a polygon that is equiangular (all angles are equal in measure) and equilateral (all sides have…

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Share anything you read, you liked, you want the world to know about. Ask anything you want to know about.  “Education is Everything” – you might see this as our tag line, not just as words. We Propel Steps get all the inspiration from that strong belief. Through education, we can bring many positive changes.…

Documentary : People who Outsmart Computers

Daniel Tammet (born 31 January 1979 as Daniel Paul Corney) is an English writer, essayist and autistic savant. Tammet has been studied repeatedly by researchers in Britain and the United States, and has been the subject of several peer-reviewed scientific papers.  Mental calculators are people with a prodigious ability in some area of mental calculation,…

Know : PISA 2012 Students Survey Results 65 Countries

PISA 2012 is the programme’s 5th survey. It assessed the competencies of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science (with a focus on mathematics) in 65 countries and economies.  (Note : INDIA is not a participant) Around 510 000 students between the ages of 15 years 3 months and 16 years 2 months participated in the assessment, representing…

Powerful Quote #96 : Experiment Always

Our Experiments can go Idle for some time, before we get the desired result. But We should never go Idle without Experimenting, if we are ambitious!                                                          …

Tribute : Shakuntala Devi “Human Computer”

In 1977 in USA she competed with a computer to see who gives the cube root of 188,132,517 faster, she won. That same year, at the Southern Methodist University she was asked to give the 23rd root of a 201-digit number; she answered in 50 seconds. Her answer—546,372,891—was confirmed by calculations done at the U.S. Bureau of Standards by the…