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A Quiet Night In

So it’s Bonfire/Guy Fawkes’ Night, when we in Britain celebrate the foiling of a terror attack on Parliament and King James I/VI.

For those who think terrorists are only Islamic, Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators were Catholics. 72 more words


Numb3rs: Monty Hall Problem

Charlie teaches his class “Math for Non-Mathematicians” the Monty Hall problem, where a game show contestant must decide whether to change their minds if given the option of 3 cards.


Numb3rs: Ultimatum Game

Charlie explains the Ultimatum Game to Nikki and why some people are willing to hurt themselves for revenge. When Nikki gives him $30 out of $100, she’s showing that concerns for equity lead people to act differently than what’s “optimal.”