People have been inventing knots for millennia; the oldest known – used in a fishing net found in Finland in 1913 – dates from around 8000BC.
You might not think of maths as especially beautiful, but scientists have found that the sight of an elegant equation activates the same part of the brain as a beautiful piece of art of music.
You’ve gotta be in it to win it. My numbers will come up one day…
Also known, as the Gaussian curve or Normal distribution, the bell curve demonstrates a common mathematical pattern.
The Banach-Tarski Paradox is a great, if not technically possible, proof that it is possible.
Its odds on that you can use probability to figure out if someone's cheating at cards after reading this.
With worldwide networks ever expanding we should probably begin by agreeing on which day it is.
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