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There's a big event, with a large crowd. But just how big WAS the crowd - and how was it counted?
Keith Devlin, mathematician and author of ‘The Man of Numbers,’ talks about the history of arithmetic.
Did you know some infinities are bigger than others? Or that one is equal to .99999999999 repeating? Just a few of the math mysteries in The Joy of X, a new book by Steven Strogatz.
A look at the man who helped create the modern world--and was promptly forgotten by it.
From stores to online radio stations, giving you suggestions for what you MIGHT like based on what you DO like is big business. We'll talk with people behind two popular services, Netflix and Pandora, about how they try to crunch the numbers on your prefe
A look at the psychology of taste and smell - and why it can make those holiday ...
Jeff Potter, author of Cooking for Geeks, dishes up a few cooking hacks for Turk...
With the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade less than a week away, it’s crunch time ...
Robert Sabin grew a 1000-pound pumpkin in his Long Island backyard.
You've survived the big family Thanksgiving get-together -- but now the winter h...
\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.
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