Get the most out of your Christmas cookies with a tessellating cookie cutter thanks to a Norwegian chemist-cum-cooking enthusiast.
Sir Francis Galton was a Victorian genius who invented the Galton board with real world applications. Find out how it works here.
In 1900, W.E.B. Du Bois visualised the Black American experience at the Paris Exposition. ‘The Exhibit of American Negroes’ was his groundbreaking work.
Learn more about logarithms with Toby Hendy and her series, The Joy of Mathematics.
Twitter is trialling an extension to its character limit for tweets – from 140 to 280. Seeing as they find combatting online abuse and Nazism so arbitrary, here are some meaningless facts about the number 280. 280 is an octagonal number Greek mathematician Pappus geometrically demonstrated the property of the center of gravity in 280AD …