Proof is in the Pudding Bowls

We are not going to lie to you: this one is for the mathematikoi -- the inner circle of the school of Pythagoras.

These bowls are dangerous -- so dangerous that one theorem just might have culminated in murder. (Look it up -- Hippasus of Metapontum sleeps with the fishes because he couldn't keep his mouth shut about the square root of 2).

If you think all math is rational, you are living in a fool's paradise. < ...
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