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http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf rats’ brains, and presumably ours, tessellate the plane surface we walk on with multiple overlapping triangular grids (is there a mathematical reason triangles are optimal? euler characteristic, perhaps?) “path” neurons in the hippocampus fire as we cross these grids … Continue reading

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Something Stupid That Stupid Magazines and Blogs Said Is True, Is Not True.

Peter Todd has been misquoted about the mathematics of dating here, here, here (here), here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and in at least five trillion issues of Cosmo. (Surprisingly, this and this did not misquote him.) It’s enough to make … Continue reading

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