What Are Unit Rates?

How To : Ratios & Unit Rates

What Is a Rate? A rate is a comparison of two quantities that have different units. An example is 90 miles/3 hours, which is read as 90 miles per 3 hours. What Is a Unit Rate? Unit rates are rates where the denominator is 1. An example is 30 miles/1 hour. Rates to Unit Rat ...more

How To : Calculate unit rates with basic arithmeitc

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more

How To : Make jello shots with the world's hottest pepper

Ghost chiles. They're the hottest chili peppers known to man, and they come from India. They're rated at over one million Scoville units. The typical jalapeño pepper only has between 2500 and 6000 Scoville units. You don't need liquor to get messed up on these jello shots! Re ...more

News : Sound Terminology

In music production the producer have to know about sound waves. This are something they should know. This is also part of a big part of Physics. Frequency: The rate at which something occurs or is repeated over a particular period of time or in given samples Pitch: The qua ...more

How To : Rewire a fuse from an older style consumer unit

ultimatehandyman shows you how to Rewire a fuse from an older style consumer unit. What you need: fuse from an older style consumer unit, a tester/screwdriver, fuse wire of right thickness1. Use a tester to determine whether your fuse is in working condition or not. Once you a ...more

News : E3 Sneak Peaks of Sony's Next Generation Portable

In just a few days, the biggest expo in the video game industry will unleash the newest games and hardware from all of the major companies. Nintendo is set to unveil its Wii-replacing Project Café and Konami will showcase its upcoming lineup, including new Silent Hill and Meta ...more

News : Believe It Or Not, These Dogs Are "Serious" Surfers

As silly as it may seem, Loews Resort's annual dog surf competition is indeed real. These pups aren't just props on a surfboard, they actually DO ride waves. Held in Imperial Beach, CA, this past week, the judges rate each canine contestant based on endurance and ability to c ...more

HowTo : Spot a Hidden Handgun

Another elegant and informative infographic (previously, The HowTo Behind an Exploding Grenade). This news graphic was created by Megan Jaegerman, while working for the New York Times in the 90's. Jaegerman's reporting behind the infographic is quite interesting. She intervie ...more

News : So, Now What?

Fads, Fiascos and Good Stuff in FrontierVille This WeekThis is the first of what should, with luck, be a series of weekly columns.Fads firstIt’s St. Patrick’s Day in FrontierVille and it looks like staying that way for the foreseeable future, which will probably be about ten d ...more

News : April NPD Video Game Sales

April NPD Video Game Sales Every month around the second thursday the sales chart for video games and consoles are released for the previous month. They are released by the NPD group, the main company tracking video games sales in the US. Here are the top twenty games in the ...more

News : Take it on

Take It On Many critics of Traditional Martial Arts (TMA) base their criticisms on the training methodology of the “old school.” Kata and pre-arranged partnered sets, they say, don’t prepare the trainee for anything “real.” The approach of TMA, they continue, is based on assu ...more

How To : Dimensional Analysis

What Is Dimensional Analysis? Dimensional analysis is used to convert units. It's the process of analyzing units to decide which conversion factor to use. It's used by multiplying units by conversion factors, rates equal to 1. How Do We Use Dimensional Analysis? Let's say, ...more

Ranked : The 4 Best Phones for Gaming

Mobile gaming used to mean Game Boy, PSP, Nintendo DS — another device to carry around that usually couldn't replicate the experience of a home console. Well, those days are over. High-quality, powerful games are now available on the phone you already have in your pocket. Whet ...more

News : How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Using Less Pesticide

Bed bugs are parasites not yet known to spread disease — but they cause plenty of irritation. As scientists and landlords search for new ways to deal with the pests, a new study examines how we can deter bed bugs without so many chemicals. While they don't infect us with anyt ...more

News : Samsung to Debut Galaxy S7 & Others in March 2016

A slide shown during a China Mobile conference indicates that Samsung's Galaxy S7 handsets should be hitting the market next March. If this chart is to be believed, it strongly suggests that Samsung will unveil its flagships at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Feb. 22-25, 2 ...more

How To : Preserve Battery Life on Your Apple iPad Mini

Apple has begun selling their new iPad mini at stores around the world starting today. The mini, a smaller and cheaper alternative to the larger iPad, has a starting price of $329 and is expected to sell around 1 to 1.5 million units in the first weekend, far below the 3 milli ...more

News : Doctors Are Wrong to Call Zika Mild

Even as health authorities describe the symptoms of Zika infection in the general population as mild, a new surveillance study finds serious side effects are more common, and serious, than previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that man ...more

News : Everything You Need to Know About the Google Pixel 3

With all the controversy around the Pixel 3 XL, the regular-sized Pixel 3 might be the phone of choice for most users. Thanks to the huge boost in screen size, the little brother is now an easier pickup for those who like a bigger screen. And once more, the internals are the s ...more

Gaming : The 9 Best Paid Action Games for Android & iPhone

Thanks to ever more powerful smartphones — the iPhone X with its advanced A11 processor and the Galaxy Note 8 powered by Snapdragon's 835 come to mind — the mobile industry is fast closing in on consoles and PCs with regards to gaming. Game developers have been aware of this f ...more

How To : Top 4 Phones for Music Lovers & Audiophiles

While music may not technically be a "universe language," it is the one language listened to by all. There are over 1,500 music genres today—rap, classical, rock, jazz, trap, hip-hop, house, new wave, vaperwave, charred death, nintendocore... and the list goes on. And if you'r ...more

How To : The Specs That Really Count When Buying a Phone

When shopping for a new smartphone, you'll encounter comparisons and spec sheets that are filled to the brim with values like mAh, GB, and GHz. To the average consumer, however, these values are meaningless, so we end up looking at which device has the specs with the highest a ...more

News : Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone XS

Apple's successor to the iPhone X is a beautifully made smartphone with much of the same characteristics, including a 5.8-inch OLED screen, two storage choices, and Face ID. But many features set the iPhone XS apart from its predecessor, as well as the other 2018 lineup of iPh ...more

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