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Cut Your Cake And Keep It (Fresh), Too

Cut Your Cake And Keep It (Fresh), Too

[embedded content] YouTube "The ordinary method of cutting out a wedge is very faulty," wrote Sir Francis Galton, a British mathematician, in a 1906 letter to the journal Nature concerning the scientific principles of cake-cutting. More ... NPR, 1 month ago
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Forget The Wisdom of Crowds; Neurobiologists Reveal The Wisdom Of The Confident

Way back in 1906, the English polymath Francis Galton visited a country fair in which 800 people took part in a contest to guess the weight of a slaughtered ox. After the fair, he collected the guesses and calculated their average which turned out ...
 Technology Review2 weeks ago
University College London

Galton archive now online

UCL Special Collections, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust, have announced the launch of a digitised archive of papers by the Victorian scientist, Sir Francis Galton. Containing a substantial number of biographical notes and images ...
 University College London2 weeks ago 10.07 - Galton archive now online - UCL  MyScience3 weeks ago


Phil Nast, retired junior high school teacher and freelance writer Found in: mathematics , 3-5 , 6-8 , 9-12 is a library of short videos on mathematical subjects. Teachers will find videos that can be used in grades 5-12 . Numberphile is also ...
 National Education Association21 hours ago

The Filipino masses are not dumb

'The most serious challenge to FOI is the conventional wisdom that the Filipino people do not know any better' Editor's Note: Senator Grace Poe delivered this keynote speech at a forum titled A Week before the SONA: State of the FOI Bill ...
 Rappler1 week ago

Sen. Grace Poe Speech at the State of FOI Forum, BGC

Press Release July 21, 2014 SEN. GRACE POE SPEECH AT THE STATE OF FOI FORUM, BGC Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom-Rappler Forum "A Week Before SONA: State of the FOI" The Mind Museum, Bonifacio Global City ...
 Senate of the Philippines1 week ago
Japan Times

If chimps inherit their intelligence, does that prove humans do, too?

Some people are smarter than others. And though animal intelligence is far less well studied, it turns out that within a particular population, say of chimpanzees, some animals are smarter than others, too — and these differences are heritable. To ...
 Japan Times1 week ago

Stop coddling your dog, he's 99.9% wolf

Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not ...
 Special Broadcasting Service2 weeks ago

Immigration Laws as Official Racial Policy

by: on July 14th, 2014 | No Comments » Credit: Creative Commons Politicians and most other residents of the United States alike, from every rung along the full political spectrum, generally agree on one issue: our immigration system is ...
 Tikkun Magazine2 weeks ago
The New Republic Online

What Brought Us to the Planet of the Apes?

H ow long has this monkeying around been going on? Are we only now at the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ? It's confusing, enough to make you feel more hominid than human. After all, in 1968, in Planet of the Apes , where the ape characters were Kim ...
 The New Republic Online3 weeks ago
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