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Suppose that before the quinoa is cooked, the water fills its volume completely. However, after cooking, the water is absorbed into the quinoa and forced to share its packing fraction. The quinoa stays at the same packing fraction before and after cooking, so the water must be responsible for the volume growth.

Jonathan Landy: 2 + 1 = 4, by quinoa

One Gigasecond.

Should I feel old now? Or just change the way of counting?

The hard part is to choose.

There are infinitely many kinds of beautiful lives.

Maria Popova: Figuring

The art of counting.

One mathematic, two mathematics.

Off by one, twice.

Ich glaube ja nicht an Schicksalszahlen.

Aber schön sind sie trotzdem.


"There's only zero of you," said the Queen of the Ants. In ant arithmetic, there are only two numbers: Zero, which means anything less than a million, and Some. "You can't cooperate, so even if you were King, the title would be meaningless."

Neal Stephenson: The Diamond Age


Okay, 11111 does look nice.

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