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How to Sleep 8 Hours in 4 Hours

Sleep plays an essential role in both physical and mental health. While most adults know that, most don’t get enough sleep to meet minimum recommendations. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one-third of all Americans don’t get enough sleep every night. If you’re not getting enough sleep, then you may wonder what you […] Read More…

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How Long Will My Download Take?

Downloading content onto a phone, tablet, or laptop can be easy or frustrating depending upon several factors, many of which are out of the user’s control. Anybody who has had the experience of logging into a device to be met with a message about necessary updates and how long they’ll take knows that the wait […] Read More…

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Drones With the Longest Flight Time

Drones are popular with people who enjoy technology as well as with those who want the option to engage in aerial photography. With a drone, it’s possible to take pictures from locations that wouldn’t be accessible in any other way. But, it’s essential to be sure that the operator knows how long the drone will […] Read More…

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How Much Sleep Do Kittens and Puppies Need?

Thinking about the possibility of adopting a kitten or puppy? Knowing what they need is vital for giving them a safe and healthy home. Just like human infants, puppies and kittens require a great deal of sleep in a 24 hour period.  Both puppies and kittens require more than 16 hours of sleep per day. […] Read More…

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What are the Advantages of the Metric System vs the Imperial System?

We measure things in a variety of ways. Early civilizations developed systems of weights and measurements based on what was available to them. Over time, standardization of measurements has become important as the global economy has evolved. The most classic example is the metric system. There are only three countries in the world that don’t […] Read More…

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What is the Fastest BMW Model?: And Other Fast Car Facts

For a lot of car enthusiasts, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of driving fast. It brings with it a feeling of freedom and happiness. It’s for that reason that these drivers seek out the fastest cars and want to know which is the fastest BMW model, or the fastest Mercedes Benz…and so on. Fast […] Read More…

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Well Water vs. Tap Water

Many of us don’t drink enough water, but proper hydration plays a role in healthy digestion, joint lubrication, nutritional absorption, and regulating body temperature. It can even make skin and hair look younger and healthier. Many people wonder about the benefits of well water vs. tap water and which is better, particularly those who are […] Read More…

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What Dog Breeds Have Blue Eyes?

There are some dog breeds that come to mind when we think of dogs breeds with blue eyes, such as huskies and shepherds. But, what about other blue-eyed dog breeds? And, why are some dog breeds more likely to have this recessive trait than others?  Let’s find out. What Dog Breeds Have Blue Eyes? The […] Read More…

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What Weighs Five Pounds?

Humans have been weighing objects for centuries. The earliest scales that have been found have dated back to 2000 BC. What humans were weighing centuries ago is not much different than what we weigh today: crops, animals, and golds and other metals are still commonly weighed. But, whether you have a scale or not, knowing […] Read More…

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P-value and significance level explained

The p value – definition and interpretation of p-values in statistics

This article examines the most common statistic reported in scientific papers and used in applied statistical analyses – the p-value. The article goes through the definition illustrated with examples, discusses its utility, interpretation, and common misinterpretations of observed statistical significance and significance levels. It is structured as follows: p-value definition and meaning What does ‘p‘ […] Read More…

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