Real Spy Story
It has been a day filled with tales of Russian spy craft and election mangling played out by a cast of loons. So to cap the day a tale told by real Goons. Enjoy.
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Measurements, meaning and meandering
1 smoot = 67 inches = 1.7018 metres Read more about Oliver Smoot: https://alum.mit.edu/news/AlumniNe
Comey was OK with serving a NoBurger on HRC two weeks before the election but decided to keep silent about actual evidence of Russian election interference. Bottom Line, the die is cast. #rubicon
FBI Director James Comey argued privately that it was too close to Election Day for the U.S. government to name Russia as meddling in the election.
The Josephus Problem
A nice example of facing a big problem, breaking it down and finding the rules to solve for it.
The Josephus Problem, featuring Daniel Erman from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Winning at Dots a
Hoaxing To Better Math Students
A supposed bit of lost Tesla lore that turns out to be a maths teacher's attempt to spread a good idea.
The fascinating Map to Multiplication may not be all it seems, notwithstanding its cleverness.
Pros who Quid the Quo
Money makes policy part IHaveLostCount
For years now, the scientific consensus has been that climate change is occurring and is caused mainly by the actions of human beings. So why, during the first month of the current Congress, did nearly half the Senate – all Republicans – vote against an amendment stating that human activities contribute significantly to climate change? Continue reading
Super Gracchi Bros – Plebian World
The Senate stole credit for all Gaius’s proposals, and stole his popular support. Once he failed to
"The next addition to Pokémon GO will be Buddy Pokémon. You will be able to pick your favorite Pokémon from your collection to become your buddy, opening up unique in-game rewards and experiences. Buddy Pokémon will appear alongside your Trainer avatar on your profile screen, adding helpful bonuses such as awarding Candy for walking together. You’ll also have the ability to change your Buddy Pokémon at any time."
Niantic Labs – Pokémon GO