The Digital Library Of Babel Could Contain Every Word Ever Written
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If it were real, the words you're reading would already exist in the Library of Babel, the fictional archive imagined by Jorge Louis Borges in his story of the same name. Luckily, we have the internet. The words you're reading do exist on libraryofbabel.info, the digital version of Borges' library created by Brooklyn-based writer Jonathan Basile. (We're not joking: this paragraph appears on this page of the library.)Related: The Human Library Lets You "Check Out" People To Hear Their Stories
Can You Solve The ABCDE Math Puzzle?
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Just because a problem is easy to explain doesn't mean it'll be easy to solve. So is the case of Scam School's ABCDE math puzzle. Best of luck!Related: This Math Problem Went Viral In Japan
Shakuntala Devi Was India's Human Computer
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Can you find the 23rd root of a 201-digit number? The late Shakuntala Devi, India's arithmetic prodigy, calculated the answer in just 50 seconds (beating a computer).Related: The First Computers Were People
Can You Solve The Shrinking Pool Math Problem?
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The magical shrinking pool math problem will remind you of high school. You're going to need some knowledge of fractions to solve this algebra word problem.Related: The Spider And The Fly Math Problem
Can You Solve The 2345 Math Puzzle?
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This little math puzzler from Scam School is one of those brain teasers you'll either get in two seconds, or never end up solving. Once you have the answer, this puzzle is a fun one to share with your friends.Related: Can You Solve The ABC Math Puzzle?