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A collection of interesting problems and puzzles in mathematics and logic for gifted high school students. Visit www.juniormiageconseil.org for free math help online. Live math homework help for college students.
A collection of fun and interesting facts from science, nature, history, sports, and current events. A new article is posted every Friday. Please read through these Fun Facts, and then check in each week for something new.
Read a detailed account of our experiences raising two special needs children that we adopted from Missouri. At the outset we thought our biggest obstacle was his persistant ADHD, disrupting any semblance of a normal childhood or school experience, but the real trouble began when he started to drive.
My own speech software for Linux, and a text based editor browser called edbrowse. Both these packages promote a command line philosophy, yet my speech software can also run in screen review mode if you prefer.
A resource for scrapbook designers, maintained by my wife Wendy. Contains titles, quotations, song lyrics, famous speeches - everything you need to put your page together - except the pictures of course, you supply those.
In the history of television, a few drama series stand above the rest.
Law and Order for example, and West Wing.
Wendy has all 7 seasons of West Wing, and she watches them over and over, including the commentary, year after year.
Here are a couple of fun websites.
West Wing Superfan Site
West Wing Ultimate Quiz
Explore the wonderful world of polyominoes. I was the first to establish tilings for several of these interesting shapes.
The MathReference project presents 1,400 pages of advanced mathematics in a manner that is accessible to both blind and sighted users. I am compiling much of this material into a book, which should be easier to follow than the aforementioned sea of disconnected web pages.
My thoughts on Chicago Math, as it is being taught in our local school district.
Solve and/or explore the Rubik's Cube, and other related permutation puzzles.
Take our marriage/compatibility test - it's just for fun.
Identify the Star Trek episode, a game of Trek trivia.
Here are some albums that I just can't do without.
Read some science fiction stories that I wrote myself.
What is it like to obtain your first leader dog?