The periodic table is a list of all the elements, arranged in such a way that elements with similar properties are grouped together. There are 92 different elements that exist naturally, but it has been possible for scientists to create many more in the laboratory. Each element in the periodic table is given a number,… Read More What is a periodic table, and how does it work?
Nigeria’s traditional society and leadership before the colonial era have been categorized as undemocratic. This is as a result of some missing elements of democracy which include election, rule of law, and a constitution. However, the Nigerian traditional society was governed by different forms of traditional leadership. This also influenced the kind of traditional society… Read More Structure of Nigerian traditional society and leadership before the colonial era
As an aeroplane moves through the air, the air passes over the surface of its wings. These wings are shaped with a curved top surface and a flatter lower surface, which means that air passing over the top of the wing has to travel a little faster than that below the wing. This causes the… Read More What makes an aeroplane fly in the sky
“To find your best self, you must lose your weak self.” – Robin Sharma. Deep Inside every man lies a voice that echoes the negatives, more than the positives. This voice speaks to us in several ways – you can’t accept this, don’t take this, you are more than that, don’t forgive that person, you… Read More How to Conquer Your Weaker Self
Radio signals are transmitted using a carrier wave. Radio waves form part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Radio waves with the longest wavelengths are bounced off a layer high up in the Earth’s atmosphere, called the ionosphere. In this way, radio messages can be bounced for very long distances. A radio transmitter changes, or modules a… Read More How does radio works?
Telephone transmit speech messages along wires by means of electrical signals. They were invented as long ago as 1876. In the handset of a telephone are a loudspeaker and a very small microphone, which contains granules of carbon. When you talk into the microphone the sound waves of your voice cause a metal diaphragm to… Read More How does the telephone work?
The oldest key-operated lock still in existence was found in the citadel of King Sargon II. The citadel was built in the Assyrian capital of Khorsabad in the late 8th century BCE. Similar locks are shown in Egyptian art dating from about 2000 BCE. These large wooden locks had bolted with pegs that served as… Read More The History of Locks
Yong Kim, CEO and Cofounder at Wonolo, shares three things every entrepreneur should consider before starting a business; speaking out of his experience of starting Wonolo. “Starting Wonolo has been the scariest, the hardest, and the craziest thing I have done in my career. However, I cannot imagine doing anything else, and I believe I am… Read More Three Lessons To Understand Before Starting Up A Business
A baby develops in the uterus, or womb – a hollow, muscular organ in the mother’s abdomen. The period of development in the uterus lasts about nine months in most cases. During this period, development is more rapid than at any time after birth. For a baby to develop, sperm from the father must unite… Read More Where do babies come from and why do they come with hair?
These are the words of the Teacher, King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. “Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!” What do people get for all their hard work under the sun? Generations come and generations go, but the earth never changes. The sun rises and the sun sets, then hurries around to… Read More The Futility of Wisdom
The first thing your doctor will do when you don’t feel well is to check your temperature either with a thermometer or the back of his hand. He is trying to find out whether you have a fever. Your body has an average temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit when it is healthy. Some diseases make… Read More Fever actually helps us to fight off sickness
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The secret to attracting venture capital and other funding is telling a good story that challenges the curiosity of the investors. – Flutterwave CEO. Read further to find out how to write this. https://community.giftedminds.com.ng/what-is-the-secret-to-attracting-venture-capital-and-other-funding/
A time is coming when all the things you know won’t be relevant no more; time when your known-skills, business style and winning attitude will become outdated and unyielding. Believe me, this is not some kind of prophesy. It is one of the sour truths many will never want to hear. ‘Change is constant.’ That’s… Read More The new normal is coming, are you prepared?
Years back, it was said and believed that the way you are dressed is the way you will be addressed. But that saying has met a new day and more challenging society. Now you cannot only be concerned about what to wear and how to wear it if you desire any or all of the… Read More Top-secret to achieving real business and personality success
Both you and your baby benefit from exercise: your blood starts circulating freely, there’s a blast of oxygen to your baby’s brain, exercise hormones such as endorphins give you both a wonderful high and your baby loves the swaying motion. Exercise increases your strength, suppleness and stamina, which will make pregnancy easier and equip you… Read More What exercise is safe for pregnant women?
‘The Song of the Women of my Land’ by Oumar Farouk is a forty-eight line poem that does not follow a specific rhyme scheme or metrical pattern. The lines are quite different lengths with the shorts containing one word and longest: twelve. Despite being no consistent patterns in the text, the poet does make use… Read More The Song of the Women of my Land by Oumar Farouk Sesay
She was a phantom of delightWhen first she gleam’d upon my sight;A lovely apparition, sentTo be a moment’s ornament;Her eyes as stars of twilight fair;Like twilight’s, too, her dusky hair;But all things else about her drawnFrom May-time and the cheerful dawn;A dancing shape, an image gay,To haunt, to startle, and waylay. Read the full story… Read More Perfect Woman | William Wordsworth
The women’s movement had its roots in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Changes such as the American and French revolutions promoted ideas of equality and liberty, yet women were not permitted to vote, and most had limited access to education. In 1792, a British writer called Mary Wollstonecraft published A Vindication of the Rights… Read More What was the Women’s Movement?
One of the best ways to fight back against the stereotype of being a workaholic is by simply unplugging from your phone every night. After you get home and settled in, snooze your email and social media accounts until morning. By not monitoring your social media page or checking your email you’ll have more time… Read More 10 Tips for Combating Workaholism
Ethnic militia groups have become a major part of Nigeria’s present political landscape. Often inflicting or threatening to inflict violence for political and economic advantage; the activities of ethnic militias are not new to Nigeria. However, the ferocity with which these violent attacks have occurred since the enthronement of the present democratic rule has made… Read More How to deal with the fake people in your life
Before the Second World War, Coca-Cola dominated America soft drink industry. There was really no second place firm worth mentioning. “Pepsi raised hardly a flicker of recognition in coke’s consciousness.” Pepsi-Cola was a newer drink that cost less to manufacture and whose taste thought to be less satisfying than coke. Its major selling point was… Read More How Pepsi survived in a Coca-Cola dominated market
A good business model answers Peter Drucker’s age-old questions, ‘Who is the customer? And what does the customer value?’ It also answers the fundamental questions every manager must ask: How do we make money in this business? Follow the link below for more insight https://community.giftedminds.com.ng/what-is-business-model/
This is a poem where its persona started in a celebratory tone having completed his mandatory thirty-five years of services in the employ of the government as a driver or (its variant in other sectors), and now duly rewarded. The twist of fate is his decision to celebrate his freedom from civil servitude, enjoy the… Read More Summary & Themes of the poem – A government driver on his retirement
Forests provide some human needs such as fuel, wood for furniture, building and pulp, ropes and fibers, dyes, resins, medicinal plants and animals to eat and to keep as pets. Read about types of forests and vegetations in Nigeria https://community.giftedminds.com.ng/types-of-forests/
“The Leader and the Led,” by Niyi Osundare tells the story of an animal kingdom lacking leadership based on rivalry and imperfection. Most powerful animal in the kingdom saw the reason and right to become the ruler yet their power seemed to be their flaws (the reasons for them not to be voted). Read the… Read More The leader and the led by Niyi Osundare