Tips in Getting High Grades in Difficult Subjects

There is no such thing as a difficult subject. Subject will only become hard when you think that you cannot do it or you tell yourself that you cannot handle such subject. Many of us do think like this, most especially with subjects like Mathematics. Here’s how to get rid of such manner and to get high grades in your so-called difficult subjects:      

1.  Get Organized. “A lot of people say this, but it really does help! Organizing your locker helps you remember to bring your supplies to class and to your house to do your homework and study. Organizing your notes will make them much easier to understand later on. Also, keep your desk/study space tidy, and make sure you have a clean, quiet place to study and do homework.” (wikihow.com)

10 Remarkable Facts About Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin, the legendary naturalist, may have reformed modern science. Popular as he may be, many details of his life however have been hard to understand over the time.
The following are some remarkable (and weird) facts about his life:

1. Charles Darwin was an English naturalist who changed the way humans viewed themselves and the world around them through his amazing (but highly debatable) ideas on evolution and natural selection. (biography.com)

2. Darwin became a member of the "Gourmet Club," a group which met once a week to eat animals not usually included in menus, such as hawk and bittern. His appetite for weird food, nonetheless, broke down when he tried an old brown owl, which he found "indescribable.”(mnn.com)

Tips in Memorizing Mathematical Formulas Easily

Mathematics is the abstract study of topics such as quantity (numbers), structure, space, and change. There is a range of views among mathematicians and philosophers as to the exact scope and definition of mathematics. (wikipedia.com)
The subject is hated by many because it is complicated and not that easy to learn. So, here are some tips in memorizing mathematical formulas easily:

1.  Relax. Math and Physics problems are not meant to be studied under stress. Relax your mind. By doing this, you will be able to focus more on your task.

2.  Jot Down. During lecture, write down everything the professor writes down, and if he/she uses different colors of ink, do likewise. Even if you think you understand a problem, write down each step. You may find yourself confused later on and need those notes. (uic.edu)

How to Get High Grades in Chemistry

Chemistry is a branch of Physical Science. It is the study of the composition, properties, and behavior of matter.
The atom is the basic unit of chemistry. As it is science, its procedures are systematic, and reproducible. Also, its hypotheses are tested using the so-called scientific method.
The following are some tips in getting high grades in Chemistry:

1. Be Prepared.“Familiarize different concepts before setting foot in the chemistry like writing and solving algebraic equations, exponents, scientific notation, negative numbers, logarithms, and fractions.” (about.com)

10 Interesting Information About Melchora Aquino

Melchora Aquino y de Ramos (January 6, 1812 – March 2, 1919) was raised by prosperous farmer parents, Juan Aquino and Valentina de Aquino, at Banlat, Balintawak, Quezon City. She was well known as a great Filipino Revolutionist against the Spanish colonizers. She earned the name “Tandang Sora” for being an elderly mother to the Katipueros, that despite her old age, she still managed to fight for independence.
            The following are 10 interesting information about Tandang Sora.

1. According to history, she never attended school because of financial inability. What’s amazing though is that despite her being unschooled, she was noticeably literate and highly intelligent, which was observed even during her very young age. (pinoyforum.com)

How to Get a High Grade in Physics

 Whether you are taking up college or high school physics, you of course want to receive a decent grade. It could be done by first focusing on getting the right support. There are some ways and guidelines which you can use when you are enrolled in physics.

What is Physics?
Physics is the scientific study of matter and energy and how they interact with each other. This energy can take the form of motion, light, electricity, radiation, gravity, just about anything, honestly. Physics studies matter on scales ranging from sub-atomic particles (i.e. the particles that make up the atom and the particles that make up those particles) to stars and even entire galaxies. (Wikipedia.com)

15 Interesting Facts About Plato


The Greek philosopher from Athens named Plato is one of the most important figures of the ancient Greek world and th
e entire history of Western thought. Let’s know more about him by reading this article.
Here are 15 interesting things about Plato:

1. Plato is just a nickname and his actual name is Aristocles (ask.com)

2. The nickname Plato (which means “broad” or “wide” in Greek) was given to him in reference to his broad shoulders. (platophilosophymrj.blogspot.com)

3. Plato was born in 428 BC and he died in 347 BC (ask.com).

10 Interesting Things About Dolphy

Rodolfo Vera Quizon Jr., popularly known as Dolphy, was born on July 25, 1928 in Calle Padre Herrera (now P. Herrera St.) in Tondo, Manila. He is the eldest of ten (10) children. He is also known as Pidol and Golay in the Philippine show business, being a comedian-actor in the country.
The following are some interesting things about Dolphy:

1. Dolphy shined shoes, worked at a pants factory, hauled heavy loads at the pier, and drove a calesa. At one point, he even made money by sorting bottles. (spot.ph)

2. His father was Melencio Espinosa-Quizon, a ship mechanic, and his mother was Salud Vera Quizon. (imdb.com)

Gertrude Beckett: Jose Rizal's Fling in London

Copyright 2013 by Jensen DG. Mañebog

SHE HELPED JOSE RIZAL mix his colors for painting and prepared the clay for his sculpturing, hoping that a colorful romantic relationship would be formed between them.

Gertrude was the daughter of Rizal’s landlord—Charles Beckett who is an organist at St. Paul’s Church in London. Coming from brief stay in Japan and the United States of America, Rizal chose to live in the capital city of the United Kingdom on May, 1888.

The oldest of the ‘three’ (some say ‘four’) Beckett sisters, Gertrude (also called ‘Gettie’ or ‘Tottie’) was a curvy lady with cheerful blue eyes, brown hair, rosy cheeks, and thin lips. (Based on the pictures of Rizal’s ‘girlfriends’ now available over the internet, one can even argue that Gertrude is the most beautiful.)

This English girl (who probably spoke the British accent of the ‘Harry Potter’ characters) fell in love with Rizal. The more-than-normal assistance she gave to the Filipino boarder betrayed her special feelings for him. She showered him with all her attention and assisted him in his painting and sculpturing. With her aid, Rizal finished some sculptural works like the ‘Prometheus Bound’, ‘The Triumph of Death over Life,’ and ‘The Triumph of Science over Death.’

10 Funny Things About Pinoy (Filipinos)

Filipinos, the people in the Philippines, are arguably great people. They always find way to make hard things easy, and they would always laugh about problems without necessarily becoming irresponsible.
          The following are some funny things about Pinoy:

1. Filipinos use laundry detergent to wash your dishes. (symbianize.com)

2. Filipinos ask for 'Colgate' instead of toothpaste. (symbianize.com)

3. Filipinos’ common names for their pet dogs are ‘whitie’, ‘blackie,’ and ‘bantay’.
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