Rapping, deconstructed: The best rhymers of all time

Here’s how some of the greatest rappers make rhymes. From the simple nursery rhyme–like bars of Kurtis Blow’s “The Breaks” to the smooth East Coast flow of Notorious B.I.G.’s hit song “Hypnotize” to the speedy delivery of Kendrick Lamar’s “Rigamortis,” rhyming in rap music has not only evolved, it’s gotten better.

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Where To Go Stargazing In New York

Whenever there’s an event happening in the sky, those in New York City are often unable to witness it due to light pollution. But not all hope is lost, there are certainly places to observe the twinkling skyscape and get a clear(er) view without having to get on a plane headed straight into the aurora … Read the rest

The Most Expensive House In The World 2023

Expensive homes across the world are quite impressive not only by their appearances but also because of the luxurious amenities, interiors, and location of the house. Here is the list of the most expensive houses in the world and everyone’s dream place to reside in.

1. Buckingham Palace – $1.3 Billion 

Source: telegraph.co.uk

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21 most famous eclipses from 3340 B.C. to the modern day

These are Michael Bakich’s picks for the most famous eclipses in history.

Nov. 30, 3340 B.C. – Spiral petroglyphs on the Loughcrew Cairn L Megalithic Monument in Ireland indicate this was the earliest observed solar eclipse for which a record exists.

March 30, 1578 B.C. – The partial solar eclipse that was closer to total … Read the rest

The 11 most beautiful mathematical equations

Mathematical equations aren’t just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular formulas not just for their function, but for their form, and the simple, poetic truths they contain.

While certain famous equations, such as Albert Einstein’s E = mc^2, hog most of the public glory, many … Read the rest

Most States Start School Too Early in the Morning

LOUISIANA’S STATE BIRD IS THE brown pelican. It should be the early bird. High school students in the Bayou State start school on average at 7:30 a.m. That is much earlier than anywhere else in the United States.

But it is doubtful those Louisiana students will catch the worm. Studies show that early school starts … Read the rest

Newfound Mathematical ‘Einstein’ Shape Creates a Never-Repeating Pattern

Creatively tiling a bathroom floor isn’t just a stressful task for DIY home renovators. It is also one of the hardest problems in mathematics. For centuries, experts have been studying the special properties of tile shapes that can cover floors, kitchen backsplashes or infinitely large planes without leaving any gaps. Specifically, mathematicians are interested in … Read the rest