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The Great Popeye Spinach Decimal Point Myth

By Gaz Smith I have an interesting job, which occasionally takes me along unforeseen paths. Let me explain (warning – if you have no knowledge of Popeye and his super-strength inducing spinach-scoffing habit then the following will mean little): recently

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Tangled in Mathematics?

By Leanne Gunn If you are yet to see Disney’s 2010 animated movie Tangled then you are really missing out! It is a good old fashioned fairy tale full of charming characters, frightful villains, catchy songs and frying pans… Loosely based

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