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RESOLVED: Perfect world is a perfect bore

THE SECTION NAMED “PRELUDE” of the best-seller book Life 101 asks the intriguing question, “What if life were perfect?” Intriguingly enough, the authors surmise the most probable scenarios should we live in a perfect world:

Philippine Automated Election May 10, 2010: VOTERS' experiences, complaints, assessments, etc.

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Their ‘sacred’ cow!


Contributed by RAMIL SEBASTIAN, a Zoology major from Davao City, Philippines. (You, too, can have your articles published here. Send them through e-mail to OurHappySchool@yahoo.com)

COW IS THE ANIMAL that has something to do with the death of the mother of the well-loved American president Abraham Lincoln.

No, Mrs. Nancy Hanks Lincoln was not attacked, let alone devoured, by any of these domesticated herbivorous mammals that constitute the genus Bos, of the family Bovidae.

Losing one's nose for mathematics

Allan S. Galang, the contributor, is taking up BS Education Major in Mathematics at the University of the East, Manila, Philippines.(You, too, can have your articles published here. Send them through e-mail to OurHappySchool@yahoo.com)

TYCHO BRAHE, THE DANISH ASTRONOMER who made comprehensive astronomical measurements of the solar system and whose data were used by his assistant, Johannes Kepler, to formulate his (Kepler) laws of planetary motion, lost his nose in a duel with one of his students over a mathematical computation.

The famous bath-tub's Eureka

Contributed by a science teacher of a highschool in General Santos City, Philippines

THERE WAS NO FEELING of global warming then, but just say he was finding comfort in immersing his body in water anyhow. But when the idea came to Archimedes how to test the gold crown of the king for fraudulent admixture of silver, he is said to have leaped out of his bath-tub and run naked down the streets of Syracuse (Sicily), shouting “Eureka”, which means “I have found it!”

The frogs called humans


TOPICS DISCUSSED: Anatomy; Animal Communication; Animal Behavior

IN THE PHILIPPINES AT LEAST, seldom would you find a college graduate who in his school days did not experience to dissect a frog in biology laboratory. Being cheap and relatively easier to find, frogs are usually used to teach students about the anatomy and physiology of vertebrates, or animals that have a backbone. Vertebrates as we are, we humans have anatomical and physiological features that basically resemble that of the frog.

FEWER OR LESS?; DIFFERENCE OR DIFFERENTIATION?

The Encarta Dictionary Tools (Microsoft® Encarta® 2006. © 1993-2005 Microsoft Corporation) clarifies the correct distinctive usage for each term:

“fewer or less?

As a general rule, fewer is used with things you can count (fewer meetings, fewer people), whereas less is used with things you cannot count (less time, less money). The same difference applies to the use of fewer than and less than: fewer than twenty people, less than an hour.

'Filipino English'

American English, British English, and Australian English, among others, are recognized by many as patent varieties of the English language and some can even distinguish the differences among these ‘brands’ of existing English. But what about Filipino English? 

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Faith vs. science

 

Editor’s note: This article by a Philosophy professor discusses the mistakes in rejecting faith in the name of science and argues that morality is outside the realm of science. Readers are welcome to leave comments. (You, too, can have your articles published here. Send them through e-mail to OurHappySchool@yahoo.com)

SOME SCIENCE ADVOCATES openly contend that science and religion are locked into a battle to the death. Believing that religion will sooner or later be certainly defeated, some assume that science is necessarily doing service to atheism ...

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