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mathematics

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Born in 1980? A mathematical surprise awaits you in 2025

Finally, people born in 1980 have something amazing over those young'ins who came into the world in the year 2000 or on a Leap Day.

By July 1, 2015

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Mathematical! 'Adventure Time' gets themed Dr. Martens

Show your love for Finn and Jake with this flashy footwear based on the cult cartoon, which Cartoon Network has just renewed for more adventures.

By February 20, 2015

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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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How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness

Researchers at University College London are studying the physics of pancakes to help improve treatments for glaucoma.

By February 7, 2016

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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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Mathematical paper-folding blows our minds

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

By October 7, 2012

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Mathematician works out formula for perfect pizza

The ideal proportions for toppings and dough on a pizza can be expressed in the language of mathematics. Now that's amore.

By October 23, 2013

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Physicists rejoice! Will Smith is one of you

In a peculiar interview, Will Smith and his son Jaden discuss pattern theory, mathematics, and man's lack of sophistication in the latter to promote their new movie "After Earth."

By May 30, 2013

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Playful new NY math museum not for squares

The message at New York's new Museum of Mathematics is simple: math is everywhere. Even the bathroom, where pentagonal sinks go down to a triangular base, is called a mathroom.

By March 4, 2013

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Can a Silicon Valley startup solve state university woes?

San Jose State University is partnering with tech startup Udacity, which offers online computer science and mathematics courses. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the first-of-its-kind program could help students graduate faster and save money.

By January 29, 2013