Americans catch of a lot of backlash for using the Imperial system instead of the Metric system. The system was almost changed in 1975, however it would cost too much money to change the infrastructure of an entire country! Find out more reasons why the U.S. doesn't use metric.
Numbers have always played an important role in the development of the human race, and have been a key contributor to the rise and fall of civilizations. Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about the number 21.
To many people, particularly those who aren’t familiar with mathematics, or stopped studying years ago, pi can seem pointless, unnecessary, and confusing. Let’s take a deeper look at pi, where it came from, and why it’s so often used in mathematical calculations.
What were you doing at the age of 22? Did you even consider the importance of the figure at the time? 16, 18 & 21 are all milestones but 22? As with all numbers, 22 is an amazing figure, there is a range of records, important figures and fascinating facts about this number!
Despite the fact that everyone knows that a day has 24 hours, an hour has 60 minutes, and a minute has 60 seconds, etc., our sense of time is individual, and it can change during the day and during parts of our lifetime.
Do you know how many Smoots there are in the Harvard Bridge? How many double-deckers in the latest sinkhole incident? Do you know what we measure with ‘slugs’, or what the name is for the smallest detectable move a computer mouse can make? Find out here!
From sports to science, games to medicine, the number 23 appears all over to bemuse, baffle and signify great things to many people. Maybe you never realized, but there's a crazy amount of mystery around the number. So check out these interesting facts that you may not have known!
The number 24, a figure appears everywhere, included in many religions and is the choice for many of the world’s greatest. Find out how the number 24 has been used to set world records, and the 24th most popular country to live in, and many more fun facts about this number.
Numbers can be involved in everything, from the happiest to the most heart wrenching information, the weight of a baby, to the time of death of a loved one. Here we’re going to look at twenty-five facts about the number 25!
Sacred geometry (a.k.a. the Golden Ratio) consists of mathematical shapes and patterns in nature, religious structures and cosmology. Historian's search for these hidden forms. Here are ten incredible works of sacred geometry.
When it comes to numbers, there are quite literally infinite levels that can be reached and in turn there are also infinite numbers of facts that relate to numbers in one way or another. Here we’re going to look at twenty-six facts about the number 26!
The number 27 is often regarded as a mythical, mysterious and important number across the span of time, from the Romans to the biblical age. Here we’re going to look at twenty-seven facts about this fascinating number from world records to birth of inventions!