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Scientist Bio: Marie Tharp: Getting to the Bottom of Things

Before geologist and oceanographer, Marie Tharp, proved them wrong, most scientists believed the ocean’s floor was a smooth, flat, unimpressive expanse. But in 1952, Tharp, a brilliant geologist who had been relocated to a cramped basement office in New York City, because of the superstition that women bring bad luck at sea, she was not …

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May 2018 Transparency Report

This month marked the end of the school year for my private students, and thus a reduction of income for Insanitek and myself. The next two months will be financially tight, but nothing we can’t handle for day-to-day business. This Month In Review Two students (M.D. and J.R.B.) finished up their first year of public …

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Creative ways to teach finance

You all should be used to the fact that at Insanitek we do things a bit differently with our students; teaching finance is no different. After all, this is a hands on training facility, not a school, so we have a lot of flexibility to work with personality over tests. Thus, we have a bit …

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Chemistry and Coca-Cola

The most guarded trade secret in American business is, undoubtedly, the formula for Coca-Cola. Created by pharmacist and amateur chemist John Pemberton in 1886, the recipe has been a closely guarded secret ever since. But chemistry created the formula, so can’t chemistry uncover it? It should be possible, through the use of analytical chemistry, to …

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