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Top Quirky Facts about Royal Births

To commemorate the birth of William and Kate's child, First Tutors has compiled a list of quirky facts surrounding Royal births, historic and modern.

5. Surnames are flexible

Since they are royalty - and since nowadays they're in a perpetual media spotlight that renders surnames inconsequential ...

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The 5 Most Influential Philosophers in the World

Who made us think the way we do?

5. Descartes

The so-called 'Father of Modern Philosophy', this 17th century Frenchman not only pioneered analytical geometry, but also famously said 'I think therefore I am', a profound statement whose core principle sparked more modern movements such as Existent...

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Top 5 Home Science Experiments

Trying to introduce younger children to science (or even slightly older ones, for that matter)? Nothing impresses more than an easy, exciting and rewarding experiment. You don't need test-tubes and Bunsen burners to open minds, just a little scientific knowledge and imagination...

5. Cola and Men...

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4 Muslims who Changed the World

It's the month of Ramadan, one of the most important occasions in the Muslim calendar. In its honour, we present you with four Muslims without whom the modern world wouldn't exist.

4. Ibn Zuhr

One of the first physicians who championed what we'd recognise as modern medicine. No humours, bad spir...

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Overcoming Dyscalculia

Maryann's son was finding maths very difficult to comprehend, due to his dyscalculia. Thanks to Conor, he's getting to grips with the subject and is set to do well at Secondary School.

My son had just finished 6th class, and although he was above average in all other subjects, he struggled wi...

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