Tag Archives: Science

PhD Student Converts Used Disposable Chopsticks To Table Top Products

by | March 19, 2017

Hi. There was a news story mentioning a PhD student from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada who has really embraced the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle idea. Felix Böck, a PhD student from the Faculty of Forestry at UBC has successfully converted used disposable chopsticks into table top products. Disposed wooden chopsticks would be sent… Read more »

3D Printed House In Under 24 Hours Costs About $10,000

by | March 10, 2017

This post can also be found at my main website here.   Hi. There was an article that I found from here which talks about a 3D printed house costing around $10, 000 which can be made in under 24 hours. The article also mentions the corresponding Youtube video (about 7 min.). This video from a… Read more »

Statistics Is Based On Partial Information

by | February 18, 2017

Hi. I thought that I would like to mention that with all these polls and “statistics” that is out there on the internet, TV and in articles you should remember that statistics is based on partial/incomplete information. You could say that the numbers don’t lie but they may not tell you everything. Statistical data and… Read more »

Problem Solving Skills Are An Asset For Tutors/Educators

by | February 10, 2017

Introduction Being able to problem solve in math and in life is a useful skill. Examples of problem solving include getting from point A to point B without going to point C, fixing electronics, cooking and finding the best vacation for you given a budget. Problem solving helps in making good decisions and avoiding bad… Read more »