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Chinese man, 80, sues his adult son for $15,000 for mocking him after he failed a math quiz

  • An 80-year-old Chinese father sued his adult son, Luo Jun, for 100,000 yuan (approximately $14,840) after the latter mocked him for failing a math quiz during a family gathering in China’s Jiangxi province in May.
  • The incident reportedly started when the father,  identified by the pseudonym Luo Wen, bragged that he was good at math.
  • His son reportedly said he would give him credit if he could prove his claim, then mocked him after he failed to multiply two four-digit numbers.
  • The older Luo allegedly slapped his son while the latter pushed him to the ground.
  • “How dare he beat me, please help me and arrest such an unfilial son,” the father told Chinese media outlet The Paper, to which his son reportedly responded, “You’d better call the police, after all, it’s not the first time for you to make the call.”
  • A local court instructed both men to write a letter to each other in an attempt to reconcile their differences, and Luo Wen reportedly said that he wants "to live with his family in peace and spend his final years living in harmony."

A Chinese father sued his adult son for mocking him after he failed a math quiz during a family gathering in China’s Jiangxi province in May.

The incident reportedly started during the family gathering when the 80-year-old father, who was identified by the pseudonym Luo Wen by local media, bragged that he was good at math, the South China Morning Post reported, citing Chinese media outlet The Paper.

Twitter post about restaurant’s mathematical pizza miscalculation goes mega-viral

  • Twitter user @cretiredroy told the internet to take math seriously in his tweet on Wednesday about how two 5-inch pizzas are not greater than or equal to a 9-inch pizza order.
  • After seeing his viral tweet – which has over 195,000 likes and 39,000 retweets so far – some users pointed out that it is unoriginal.
  • A similar real-life math problem has apparently circulated on social media in the past.
  • Nevertheless, several Twitter users joined the discussion, leaving many others dumbfounded.

A Twitter thread explaining how two 5-inch pizzas are not greater than or equal to a 9-inch pizza order went viral last week.  

Twitter user @cretiredroy informed the internet to take math seriously in his tweets on Wednesday about the pizzas.

Chinese father breaks down after son he tutored daily for a year scores a 6/100 on math exam

  • A Chinese father went viral for bursting into tears after his son scored six out of 100 points on a math exam.
  • The man, who lives in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, reportedly tutored his child until midnight every day for the past year.
  • In a video posted to Weibo by Qilu Evening News, the father can be seen crying in a bedroom and wiping his eyes, while his wife can be heard laughing in the background.
  • The video went viral on the Chinese microblogging website, with many netizens sympathizing with the father’s parenting struggles.
  • Some viewers argued, however, that the child’s score was a reflection of the father’s inability to teach math.

A Chinese father who reportedly tutored his son daily for a year went viral for bursting into tears after his son scored six out of 100 points on a math exam.

The child’s parents from Zhengzhou, Henan Province, received his test score on June 23. Upon learning that their son had only received six points for his final math test, the father burst into tears, as seen in a video posted to Weibo by Qilu Evening News. 

Rand Paul’s wife posts anti-trans tweet claiming ‘Chinese third graders’ are learning ‘calculus’

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  • The wife of Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul has been criticized for posting a Twitter rant that mocked transgender people and claimed“Chinese third graders” are learning “calculus.”
  • In her tweet, Kelley Paul compares education in the U.S. to education in China by saying that while Chinese third graders are learning “multi-variable calculus,” those in the U.S. are learning “that ‘men can have babies.’”
  • Paul posted the tweet on March 30, a day before International Transgender Day of Visibility, which celebrates transgender people and raises awareness about anti-trans discrimination.
  • Many Twitter users criticized Paul for posting unsupported claims and “perpetuating harmful stereotypes.”

Kelley Paul, the wife of Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul, has been criticized for posting a Twitter rant on March 30 that mocks transgender people and claims that “Chinese third graders” are learning “multi-variable calculus.”

Paul posted the tweet a day before International Transgender Day of Visibility, which celebrates transgender people and raises awareness about the discrimination they face worldwide.

Father in China begs police to arrest him because his daughter couldn’t solve a math problem

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A Chinese father publicly broke down in the middle of a road because his child could not solve a mathematics equation.

The breakdown: A resident of Kunshan in Jiangsu eastern China laid down in the middle of a road as he begged police to detain him because his daughter failed to solve a simple math problem, reported South China Morning Post

Trump Supporters Are Reportedly Ditching Their MAGA Hats for Andrew Yang

In 2016, the “Make America Great Again” slogan and the merchandise that bore it became a cultural phenomenon. Now, some former Trump supporters are reportedly ditching their MAGA hats for Andrew Yang’s MATH hats.

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‘Philippine Big Brother’ Contestant Giving THE NERDIEST Response to a Question is TV Gold

A new contestant on Filipino reality show “Pinoy Big Brother” is going viral for his complicated response to an otherwise simple question during his brief Q&A with the show’s hosts.  

PBB, which is the official Philippines’ version of the popular CBS show “Big Brother,” has recently added eight more adults to the existing contestant lineup for the show’s “Camp Star Hunt” event.

Jeff Bezos Uses ‘Singaporean Math’ To Make His Kids Smarter

When it comes to his children’s education, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has spared no expense.

“We tried all sorts of things,” said McKenzie Bezos in a parenting tell-all Vogue, “including off-season travel, kitchen-science experiments, chicken incubation, Mandarin lessons, the Singapore math program, and lots of clubs and sports with other neighborhood kids.”

Teen Math Whiz to Receive a Master’s Degree Before Even Finishing High School

A 17-year-old high school senior will be receiving her Master’s degree even before she gets her high school diploma a month from now.

Stephanie Mui will receive her Master of Science degree in mathematics at George Mason University on Saturday, making her the university’s youngest graduateEven more impressive is the fact that Mui has already earned her Associate of Science degree and her Bachelor of Science degree as well.