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Who wants to be a millionaire?

Lotteries of different kinds have been part of the human culture since remote times. Apparently, the initial idea was to use the money gained through the game to finance government projects. This seems to be how the Great ...

dateMar 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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We still can't get enough pi ... but why?

The number pi (π = 3.14159265358979323846…), unique among the pantheon of mathematical constants, captures the fascination of the public and professional mathematicians. Three years ago one of the authors ...

dateMar 14, 2014 in Mathematics
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No consensus on how to notify data breach victims

(AP)—The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws in the U.S. and renewed a push for a single national ...

dateMar 09, 2014 in Internet
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