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3 Exciting And Funny Facts About Math

Believe it or not, but math facts can be really entertaining and surprising. Have you heard about the birthday paradox or do you know which number is the people’s favorite? If not, read on to find out more about these and other interesting math facts. 

Born on the same day – the birthday paradox

We often think that meeting people born on the same day is unlikely and therefore exciting. However, mathematicians specializing in the probability theory know that you do not need to gather 367 people in one room to make sure that there is at least one couple born on the same day. Why 367 people will give you a 100% chance of meeting two people born on the same day?

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Quirky Holidays In April I Bet You Didn't Know Existed

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April is National Humor Month, which seems appropriate when we kick off the month with the unofficial, official holiday dedicated to the trickster and the prankster.  But merry fools need not limit their frivolity to just one day.  April is actually filled with a number quirky dates and celebrations.  So amaze your friends and delight your coworkers with a nod to these special days. 

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The Best Time To Call Customer Service

Nobody has all day to waste on hold with a customer service team, but when making your call it’s important to realise that some times of the day are a heck of a lot worse than others.

You might find it most convenient to call when dinner is in the oven after work, but so does the rest of the UK.

So to help you speed up the customer service process and get to the bottom of your problem as quickly as possible, we’ve got some tips on the best time to call customer service.

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Taking Advantage Of Crowdfunding

The internet has opened all kinds of new opportunities for small businesses. One of these major changes is how business owners can raise financing. In the past, business owners were limited to getting loans from the bank or possibly raising money from one or two large investors, like venture capital funds or angel investors.

Now, small business owners can raise money from a huge pool of potential investors through the power of crowdfunding. Crowdfunding’s popularity has exploded over the past few years. In 2013, crowdfunding campaigns raised $5.1 billion and analysts expect the total in 2014 to be even higher.

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Magento Vs. Prestashop - Which Shopping Cart Is Better?

Currently, Magento and Prestashop are the two most popular open source shopping carts. Launched in 2008 Magento powers over one third of online stores. Released one year earlier Prestashop is the platform of choice for 150,000+ online stores and its popularity seems to be growing.

If we compared these two shopping carts feature by feature, they would seem very similar one to another. However, there are subtle, but important differences, which set these two shopping carts apart.

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