• America,  Art,  Music,  Women

    Taylor Swift: The Voice of a Generation

    Taylor Swift has been in the news a lot lately, for a few reasons. First, she has been re-recording her old albums, which she lost the master recordings to when she signed with Big Machine Records in 2005. She has already released two re-recordings, Fearless (Taylor’s Version) and Red (Taylor’s Version), and she has plans to re-record all six albums she released under Big Machine. This has been a big deal for Swift’s fans, who have been eagerly awaiting the re-recorded versions of their favorite albums. Second, Swift has been outspoken about her political views in recent years. She has used her platform to speak out against injustice and inequality,…

  • Art,  Mathematics,  Nature

    The Fibonacci Numbers

    The Fibonacci numbers are a sequence of numbers where each number is the sum of the two numbers before it. The sequence starts with 0 and 1, and then the next numbers in the sequence are 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, and so on. The Fibonacci numbers are named after Leonardo Fibonacci, an Italian mathematician who lived in the 13th century. Fibonacci was interested in the growth of populations of rabbits, and he noticed that the Fibonacci sequence could be used to model this growth. The Fibonacci numbers have been found to have many interesting properties. For example, the ratio of any two consecutive Fibonacci…