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Coney Island Rotary Club — Discover

“First held in 1972, the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is approximately as American as you would suspect it to be.” Have we reached a hot dogs-per-minute plateau in competitive eating? Rory Masterson explores dogs and data.

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Seven — The Renaissance Mathematicus

Seven is the largest single digit prime number and a Mersenne prime. It is the number of planets in ancient Greek astronomy and the number of days in the astrological week, named after those planets. Isaac Newton decided to give the rainbow seven colours to match the seven notes of the major scale. Albrecht […]

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