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Our ignorance of mathematics is our weakness. It opens us up to manipulation by the powers that be.

Mathematician Edward Frenkel believes that learning math is essential to participating in a democracy. (via sciencefriday)

From the global economic crisis to NSA Surveillance to the formulas that calculate our tax rate, math —and the misuse of it— has a profound effect on our lives. 

(Thanks to redhotandrosey for telling us about the interview, Do Your Patriotic Duty: Learn Math.)

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"Germany will score again if they want" yeah this is pretty ugly :/

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yo this game is crazy

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Whenever I hear a story about people abandoning a dog because they didn’t want him/her anymore, I oscillate between seething with rage and uncontrollable crying for at least 45 minutes.

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When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.

Clifton Fadiman (via travel-quotes)
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I am now cheering for Les Bleus

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