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Girls Rock at Math, Says Wonder Years Star Danica McKellar

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New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar, perhaps best known for playing Winnie Cooper in The Wonder Years, is not only a talented actress, but is also a fantastic writer. All of her books so far have been non-fiction and encourage middle-and high-school girls to succeed in mathematics. McKellar herself actually holds a degree in mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles. This past February saw the publication of Ten Magic Butterflies, the latest addition of McKellar’s books. Others include Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss, and Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail, among others. This coming June, be sure to look for her book Do Not Open This Math Book: Addition + Subtraction. …

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What does Kristin Gore have to do with Scandal, West Wing and House of Cards?

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What is it about political television shows that make them so compulsively watchable? Is it the thrill of imagining world leaders as real people, the consistently ambiguous moral codes or all those amazing power suits? I’m not sure what the answer is, but I do know one thing: give me a drama about the White House and I cannot look away. For me, this obsession started around Scandal’s second season, when I got to watch the President of the United States make out with Olivia Pope in a closet. There’s something very sexy about a powerful man getting reduced to jelly by an equally powerful woman. Luckily, there are tons of bingeworthy political dramas out there. Here are three of…

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