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Philippe Starck on the infinity symbol | 1843

““There are some things that we use every day without realising that someone created them. Take mathematical symbols. “+” was first introduced by Nicole Oresme in 1360, “×” by William Oughtred in 1618, and “÷” by Johann Rann in 1659. The god of…

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real-understanding.info

Any thoughts on real-understanding.info ?

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“Neanderthals’ large eyes ’caused their demise'”

From http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21759233. “A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they became extinct because they had larger eyes than our species. As a result, more of their brains were devoted to seeing in the long, dark nights in Europe, at the expense of high-level…

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