Endangered Species of Michigan

Canada Lynx kittensImage credit: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Chances are you that you know a little bit about endangered species likes pandas, tigers, and sea turtles. What you might not know is that there are endangered species living in every US State! If you want to help endangered species, you can really make a huge impression right ...
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Math & Romance: Calculating Dating Age Range

According to the 'half-your-age-plus-seven' rule, it's considered socially acceptable to date anyone that is as young as half your age plus seven years. To simplify this, here's the equation (plug-in your age for 'x'): (x÷2) + 7 = y This rule shows only the lower limit of the 'ideal' age range. For me it shows that the ...
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The Fibonacci Spiral in Nature

The florets of romanesco follow the Fibonacci spiralImage credit: M. King The Fibonacci spiral, or Golden spiral, comes directly from the Fibonacci sequence, a pattern of numbers popularized (but not discovered1) by Italian mathematician, Leonardo Fibonacci. The Fibonacci sequence is a series of numbers whereby any number in the series (besides 0 and 1, the ...
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