Canadians consume 15.83lbs of coffee per year. That means the average Canadian drinks more coffee than both the average Australian and the average Briton combined.
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Today’s the 200th anniversary of the birth of Stephen A. Douglas, an influential senator and Abraham Lincoln’s great opponent in Illinois politics.
Anybody know the reason behind the spike in his Wikipedia page hit history at the end of each year?
Today’s the birthday of William Shakespeare, at least according to tradition. Have you looked at our analyses of Shakespeare’s plays? The visualization of each character’s appearances is particularly interesting.
Using Wolfram|Alpha, you can see the world as if you were a dog, colorblind, or living in a world of comics!
Learn more on our blog!
The Everglades is almost twice the size of Rhode Island.
The tremendously prolific mathematician Leonhard Euler was born 306 years ago today.
We have lots of information about his achievements, which were many. Just keep clicking “More”.
Happy Birthday, Andrew Wiles!
Mr. Wiles is known for proving Fermat’s Last Theorem.
In honor of Tom Lehrer’s 85th birthday, we thought we’d let you in on a little secret.
What is the secret of success in mathematics?