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Animal news: bulls 3, runners 0

From 538 Significant Digits: 3 runners Ah, the signs of summer. Three runners — two Americans and a Spaniard — were gored by bulls in Pamplona over the weekend, according to Spanish officials. One was gored in the neck and … Continue reading

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“Let there be light: and there was[n’t] light”?

I read what follows from 538 Significant Digits first in the Times, I believe, and thought, “WHAT???” A big piece of an entire continent went dark. How did this happen? Or, who did it? It’s some story. Tens of millions … Continue reading

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An awesome Guinness record of human achievement

From 538 Significant Digits: 100 mph in 6.29 seconds It’s important, I think, to stay abreast of updates to the Guinness Book of World Records. It’s inspiring and invigorating to learn about the frontiers of human achievement, and dream about … Continue reading

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