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Do the Nats need another lefty bench bat?

VIERA, Fla. — There aren’t many jobs up for grabs this spring, but there is at least one interesting question for the Nationals to contemplate when assembling their Opening Day bench: How many left-handed bats do they need? 534 more words

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Maths in Nature

First few pages of Prof. Ian Stewarts book was packed with some brilliant information about patterns and Maths in everything we see around us in the nature. 168 more words

Who'd be a...busker with Ian Stewart?

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A BUSKER?

20 years, initially in Herefordshire and Gwent. When I was working full time I would busk once a week. 209 more words

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Surviving drivers from early F1 seasons

ROBERT MANZON was the last living participant of the first Formula One season in 1950. The Frenchman passed away on 19th January 2015, aged 97. 187 more words

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Fearful Symmetry

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

The Tyger
SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE… 49 more words

Hierarchy 7: The Literature on Hierarchy Theory

The aim of the preceding sections was to introduce for the general reader the concept of hierarchical thinking – to raise awareness of how both the observer and the observed contribute in perception, not unlike how the fishing net and the water contents interact to determine what kind of fish is captured. 3,356 more words

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Hierarchy Part 4: Ian Stewart & Jack Cohen and "Complicity"

We concluded last section by linking Simon’s watchmaker parable to Holland’s multiplier effect to show that reproduction’s inevitable incorporation of error creates an innate bias to increase complexity, as if the watchmaker’s 1000 units were self-assembling when left to their own devices. 1,089 more words

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