Contrary to popular belief, there is not only one way to do a math problem. Developing in isolation, separated from the rest of the world by desert, the ancient Egyptians created a form of math that was fundamentally different from the math we know and use today. In his book ‘Count Like An Egyptian: A Hands-on Introduction to Ancient Mathematics’, author David Reimer guides readers through addition, subtraction, multiplication and division done in the Egyptian style.
Little Savannah Snodgrass -- a 7-month-old Texas girl who was stricken with a life-threatening brain tumor -- was "doing great" in her mother's arms after extensive surgery Friday afternoon. The operation came after her health insurance company reversed a decision that had denied her surgery at her family's preferred hospital.