Nigerian student Ufot Ekong solves 30-year-old maths equation and breaks academic record at Japanese university - Africa Ufot Ekong, who studied at Tokai University in Tokyo, achieved a first class degree in electrical engineering and scored the best marks at the university since 1965, the Flotilla Magazine reported. He began his success early at the university, solving a 30-year-old maths equation in his first semester. Throughout his university career Mr Ekong won six awards for academic excellence. The mathematician worked two jobs alongside his studies to pay his way as a student. Mr Ekong also speaks English, French, Japanese and Yoruba and won a Japanese language award for foreigners. He is currently working for Nissan and already has two patents for electronic car design to his name.
IMDB's Top 50 Movies, Arranged By Genre Netflix has proven it’s possible to get incredibly granular when breaking down different types of films. But before the streaming service offered such classic search faves as “mind-bending,” “stoners,” “race-against-time,” and “nightmare vacations,” IMDB was using more traditional terms--think animation, horror, and western--to rank the flicks on their site. Martin Kruusimägi has always been a cinema aficionado: “To paraphrase a character from my latest obsession, Boardwalk Empire , ‘for a small period of time they make us forget who we are and where we are.” So the Estonian-born, U.K.
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The Genetic Map Of Europe Map created by eupedia.com The map above, created by eupedia.com, shows the genetic makeup of European countries based on Haplogroups. These groups each share a common ancestor and can be one way of looking at the genetic makeup of a population. In humans, haplogroups can either be based on Y-DNA which is passed from father to son or mtDNA which is passed from mother to offspring of both sexes. The map above is only based on Y-DNA, thus only shows male common ancestors not female ones. Moreover, it should obviously not be used to imply that any country is better than any other.
Hate Map The Geography of Hate is part of a larger project by Dr. Monica Stephens of Humboldt State University (HSU) identifying the geographic origins of online hate speech. Undergraduate students Amelia Egle, Matthew Eiben and Miles Ross, worked to produce the data and this map as part of Dr. Stephens' Advanced Cartography course at Humboldt State University. The data behind this map is based on every geocoded tweet in the United States from June 2012 - April 2013 containing one of the 'hate words'.
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