Archive for March, 2011

SAT’s Reality TV Essay Stumps Some

Did you read the NY Times article about the recent article about the writing section on the most recent SAT on March 5th? Reality TV became part of the question. SAT’s Reality TV Essay Stumps Some

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Answer to Friday’s Riddle #3

A cabbage… or an artichoke

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Friday Riddle Contest – Riddle # 4 – Unusual Paragraph

This is an unusual paragraph. I’m curious how quickly you can find out what is so unusual about it? It looks so plain you would think nothing was wrong with it! In fact, nothing is wrong with it! It is …

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Friday Riddle Contest – Riddle # 3 – One Leg

I stand on one leg with my heart in my head. What am I?

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Answer to Friday’s Riddle #2

Alpha Centuri is a star and you couldn’t get within miles of it without being vaporized.

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Friday Riddle Contest – Riddle #2 – Light Years

A light year is 5.9×10^12 miles and Alpha Centuri is 2.5×10^14 miles away. If your friend stood on the surface of Alpha Centuri and waved, how long would it be until you could see it from the earth? If your …

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Answer to Friday’s Riddle #1

Answer: Brad was so sick and tired of window washing, he opened the window and jumped inside. The winner of the contest will be notified by email. Please try again!

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Weekly Tutoring Contest

ENTER OUR WEEKLY RIDDLE CONTEST TO WIN FREE TUTORING Riddle #1: Brad stared through the dirty soot-smeared window on the 22nd floor of the office tower. Overcome with depression he slid the window open and jumped through it. It was …

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Fun Facts

Here’s a site with interesting facts about humans and our world.

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