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Making maths fun

Posted on 8th July, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

Maths has become one of the most dreaded subjects at school. Author and professor of mathematics Dr Jo Boaler explains how we can help children enjoy maths and even excel at it Do your children tell you how exciting maths is or how objects that you count stay the same number even when you move [...]

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Teens’ first holiday without parents

Posted on 4th July, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

With exams over and the end of term in sight, many teenagers are planning their first holiday without their parents. And while you don’t want to spoil their fun, you don’t want them embarking on a week of debauchery either. Matthew Payne offers some travel tips for teens • Know your alcohol limit. Many teenagers will be heading off to [...]

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Billionaire Boy

Posted on 23rd July, 2013

Billionaire Boy by David Walliams An outrageously funny story about Joe, a rich young boy with an orangutan for a butler, but sadly no friends. As you would expect from the co-creator of Little Britain, this is a bit rude. The idea that Joe’s dad made his money from being the founder of BumFresh sanitation [...]

Exploring the universe

Exploring The Universe

Posted on 24th July, 2013

Exploring The Universe by Brian Clegg A book that contains a description of the Big Bang that’s about the best I’ve ever come across, and reads like a friendly professor enthusiastically explaining the wonders of the universe in your bedroom. For a clear picture of the cosmos with amazing pictures, you can park your rocket [...]

Fire Bubbles

Fire Bubbles And Exploding Toothpaste

Posted on 26th July, 2013

Fire Bubbles And Exploding Toothpaste by Steve Spangler Spangler regularly appears on US television creating special effects from household objects. With a name like Spangler he just had to find his way into showbiz, didn’t he? Here he shows you how to create a rocket-powered skateboard and enjoy toothpaste fireworks in your back garden. Warning: [...]