The Monty Hall Problem is a popular example of how intuition can often lead you to make mistakes in probability. In this hub, I will describe this interesting problem and the mathematics behind it.
Why do buses come in threes? Find out in this article.
An article all about the probability of winning the National Lottery jackpot or its smaller prizes.
A story about the surprising power of exponential numbers.
An article about the different ways you can use and display fractions in Microsoft Word.
A tutorial on how to hide error values such as N/A in Microsoft Excel.
An instructional article on how to use the VLookup Function in Microsoft Excel
Step-by-step instructions for converting a Microsoft PowerPoint slideshow into video, including adding sound.
A review of ' Mr Mercedes' by Stephen King, published in 2014.
Kerrigan in Copenhagen by Thomas E. Kennedy is a guide book to Copenhagen, especially it's drinking establishments, disguised as a novel, following Kerrigan as he meanders from bar to bar, discussing literature, life and jazz.
An outstanding lesson plan for introducing speed-time graphs to your students.
Divorced, beheaded, died. Divorced, beheaded, survived. Read about the one who survived: Katherine Parr, the final wife of Henry VIII.
The Real Ghostbusters - A classic cartoon from the 80s.
The Very Best of Modern Talking, greatest hits album - A review
A short article about my favourite web-based tower defence games.
As a teacher, I regularly catch colds and other bugs. Generally, they're not particularly bad and I can work through them, but sometimes I get hit by a heavy cold and end up with an extremely runny nose. After a day or two this then turns into a...
A list of classic cartoons from my childhood (late 80s, early 90s).
There are a surprisingly large number of hugely popular music acts from Scandinavia. Read on to find out more.
All about my very first console, The Commodore Amiga 600.
A Hubpage all about fantastic A-Team memorabilia. Relive those 80's moments.
This is my favourite quick pasta recipe for when I'm home alone. I'm not much of a cook and I created this at university, so it's simple and easy to do and the ingredients are cheap and commonly found in most kitchens. I often make this if I'm...
The Nightmare Before Christmas - A review of the perfect family Halloween movie.
Shakin' Stevens Greatest Hits - An album review
The Perfect Nazi by Martin Davidson - A review.
Rules of Honour by Matt Hilton - A review.
Film review - Flash Gordon, a cult classic movie from the 80's.
My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell - A review.
Some lesson ideas for teaching the circumference and diameter of a circle. An excellent introduction to pi.
The Traveling Wilburys - Vol. 1, an album review.
Hunky Dory by David Bowie - A review.
Doctor Who - The Vault, a book review.
The A-Team; my favourite tv program of all time. Relive some classic 80's moments here.
Amadeus - A film review.
'Actually' by the Pet Shop Boys - A review
When I was about 5 or 6, my parents bought me a book for Christmas which I have cherished ever since. That book was a copy of 'The Night Before Christmas' by Clement Clarke Moore, illustrated by Douglas W. Gorsline. The edition I received is still...
The Mentalist - One of my favourite detective shows, available on DVD.
Top places to visit in Bruges, Belgium. A list of tourist attractions for visitors to this beautiful Belgian city.
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton - A book review.
A list of movies inspired by Stephen King novels.
I first came across Stephen King when I was quite young and my parents were watching the film version of 'It' (starring Tim Curry as Pennywise the clown) on the television. I was allowed to stay up and watch it and although it was too long ago to...
A Beginner's Guide to Reality by Jim Baggot - A review.
So you've got your Weebly website up and running using the basic elements such as text and image. Now you're wondering how to use the HTML element. There are many things you can do with this useful element and in this lens I will show some of the...
I recently set myself the challenge of learning all of the Presidents of the USA in order, from the 1st President, George Washington in 1789, all the way up to the 44th, Barack Obama. I've done this kind of thing before. I once learnt all of the...
Kids love Halloween. It's a great excuse to dress up in a fancy costume and then obviously there's the chocolate and sweets. There are also some great Halloween films out there to get the family in the mood; but what's a good choice for the family?...
How to make the perfect cold curing drink using lemon, garlic, ginger and honey.
Having difficulties finding interesting starters for your maths lessons? Check out the ideas in this article. Get your students' brains ready for maths with these lesson starters.
A list of my favourite modern thriller writers including Lee Child and Matt Hilton.
As a maths graduate and maths teacher, I love maths and would happily sit for hours attempting maths problems with pen and paper. However, not everybody is like me and to maximise learning in lessons, a mixture of approaches is required. In this...
Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, and next year (2014) it falls on 14th March. Although originally a Christian date, it is now more widely known throughout the UK as Pancake Day due to the tradition of eating...
A list of great places to visit in Salzburg, Austria; home of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
How to make fried egg in a basket, a delicious snack using eggs and bread.
How to make a fishfinger and cheese toastie sandwich.
How to make delicious chocolate biscuit loaf, ideal for parties or snacking.