This visual trick to multiply numbers is kind of amazing—especially if you’re a visual thinker. Mathemagical!
The NFL will replace the traditional Roman numerals with numbers for Super Bowl 50, scheduled for Feb. 7, 2016, in San Francisco.
Check to see how you measure up!
Did you know that there are more people in New York than there are vegetarians in the United States? Put that in your hummus and smoke it.
That’s right, on Pi Day, anything is possible…in a way.
The former CEO of GE took to Fox News today to double down on his claim that the Bureau of Labor Statistics cooked their statistics to bring down the employment rate and help President Obama. Welch added “these numbers don’t smell right.”
I tried to track my tech usage for a day. Here’s what I found out: I am the worst.
Once upon a time, if you lost your phone, you made a group and asked your friends to post their phone numbers in the open. Those numbers are still on Facebook. So I texted some of them.
Anyone who runs a website knows about Chartbeat, the addictive, sanity-ruining stats tool. And you should, too: The infinite feedback machine is coming for you.
Numbers can tell us a lot about technology, but only if we know them. Here are a few we don’t.
Ayumu the chimp can remember both the location and order of a set of numbers in less time than it takes for most people to even process what we’re seeing.
Massimo Gammacurta designed these sweet looking candy numbers for a gift guide in Wired magazine.
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Another palindrome holiday! Gosh, I love numbers. Even better, it really has no special significance, except that it looks awesome written out. Oh, and all newspaper editors will make bad, punny headlines in their stories about the date.
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An intricate stats site for your sexual life. If you’re obsessed with your number, MyBlackBook will keep track of partners, sessions, positions and — oh, yes — STDs.
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French First Lady Carla Bruni’s revelation that she’s slept with 15 men (before marrying Nicolas Sarkozy) kicks off a discussion of sex and numbers. Given that this usually strikes me as a particularly American kind of obsession, it’s kinda nice to see the French and the Brits getting drawn in to the useless morality of the number question as well.
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