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Who Invented Numbers

from the Guardian

Pi Day 2015: meet the man who invented π

The earliest appearance of π in scientific literature Photograph: Gareth Roberts In 1706, William Jones – a self-taught mathematician and one of Anglesey’s most famous sons – published his seminal work, Synopsis palmariorum matheseos, roughly translated as A summary of achievements in mathematics. It is a work of great historical interest because it is where the symbol π appears for the first time in scientific literature to denote the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Jones…

We all know that Necessity is the mother of the invention and this proverb is well supported by the Chinese pharmacist who became the god father of the people who used to smoke the nicotine cigarette as because he invented the concept of electronic cigarette to substitute it with the real one. The smoking of the cigarette was banned in many countries by the Government to protect the health of the people.

Some of these ideas would be AMAZING fun depending on my future home style. Especially the shovel and pitchfork!! Check out my other pins and consider following me if you like what you see.

Some of these ideas would be AMAZING fun depending on my future home style. Especially the shovel and pitchfork!! Check out my other pins and consider following me if you like what you see.

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Alan Turing, inventor of the first computer system and code breaker at Bletchley Park

from POPSUGAR Food

Have You Sampled America's 50 Most Iconic Dishes?

American Regional Food Bucket List...I would love to turn this into a road trip! (I would love to eat most of these things)

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from the Guardian

4. The four suits of a pack of cards

Barnaby Rogerson continues our numerical festive countdown, extracted from his Book of Numbers, with the cultural history of card suits

30 Creative Gadgets That You Definitely Need For Your Life.

30 Creative Gadgets That You Definitely Need For Your Life.

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World's greatest mom mug! (Click for price)

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from Mail Online

Swiss scientist who invented LSD and had first ever 'bad trip' dies at 102

Albert Hofmann, Swiss scientist who invented Lysergic acid diethylamide, aka LSD, in 1943. The drug was hailed as a wonder drug for use in psychoanalysis. The fact that it was cheap and easy to manufacture left it open to abuse. It was banned around the world after a number of people under its influence leapt to their deaths believing they could fly.