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A Slice of Pizza Science!

How does math keep a folded slice from drooping?
And what does pizza have to do with the speed of light?
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How a 19th Century Math Genius Taught Us the Best Way to Hold a Pizza Slice:
http://www.wired.com/2014/09/curvatur...

Planet Money pizza price comparison: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/0...

Measure the speed of light with your microwave: http://io9.com/5526055/use-your-micro...

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