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mathematical

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Parking illegally makes mathematical sense, says 23andMe's Wojcicki

Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin, says that she's looked at the numbers and taking the risk of getting a ticket is worth it.

By December 7, 2014

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Soap bubbles used to explore mathematical singularities

Films of soap with complex shapes can be used to model and understand mathematical singularities across a range of fields.

By May 27, 2014

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Men more responsive toward women in high heels, study says

Valuable scientific money and manpower is spent analyzing whether high heels affect human behavior. Yes, of course these were French researchers.

By December 9, 2014

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Obama jabs at Healthcare.gov on 'Colbert Report'

The president takes over Stephen Colbert's "The Word" segment and turns it into "The Decree." He squeezes in a crack about LinkedIn while he's at it.

By December 9, 2014

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Grumpy cat made $100 million last year? Oh, no

It's got a deformity. That's why it's grumpy. Humanity can't get enough of staring at it. But did this cat really make $100 million? It seems not.

By December 8, 2014

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In newest tally, supercomputing progress tapers off

Hardware, software and funding limits mean it's not easy to make the fastest computers even faster. That's too bad for the industries that rely on them.

By November 17, 2014

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'Adventure Time' fan trailer makes silly look somber

When the quirky, animated series "Adventure Time" is reimagined as a gritty live-action movie with tormented human actors, it's more morose than mathematical.

By October 10, 2014

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3D printing creates film without film

Artist Julien Maire has combined an age-old film technique with modern technology to create something beautiful and new.

By October 14, 2014

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014

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Mathematical paper-folding blows our minds

"Mathemusician" Vi Hart explains the boggling properties of the folded-paper hexagon.

By October 7, 2012