Numbers

Math

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.
Liv Boeree
9.15.18
installation art

Meet the Artists Who Want the "Pi Project" to Become the Biggest Installation in the World

Chris Klapper and Patrick Gallagher’s 'Pi Project' will see them track, over decades and across the globe, a near endless series of sculptures based on pi’s numerical sequence.
Kevin Holmes
3.14.17
tech

Meet the Woman Who Logged Every Detail of Every Date She Went on for Two Years

I assumed Carin Fishel would have discovered the secret to dating, so I called her for advice.
Julian Morgans
9.9.16
News

How to Tell When Statistics Are Bullshit

We asked Tim Harford, host of statistics podcast More Or Less, how we can find out when newspapers and politicians are being liberal with the truth.
Sam Wolfson
4.28.16
thump news

The Wait is Over: Denis Sulta's "It's Only Real" is Finally Getting Released

At last you can listen to the tune you've been hearing everywhere all year.
Angus Harrison
11.26.15
Art

The Price of Art: Printed and Framed

Covet art at the price you are willing to pay.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
11.22.15
Stuff

We Asked an Expert Why Shark Attacks Are on the Rise

Mick Fanning's shark attack is the latest of dozens this year. What the hell is going on?
Max Rann
7.21.15
Art

Your Dating Insecurities Are Big Data Artists' Paint

Beautiful visualizations of human life emerge in the works of data artists Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg.
The Creators Project
6.27.15
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Kornél Kovács Straight Up Smashes His First EP on Numbers, 'Radio Koko'

The Studio Barnhus co-founder's massive release is made for the magic hour.
Michelle Lhooq
6.23.15
News

Will the Press Force the Government to Finally Count the Number of Police Killings in America?

Media organizations like the "Washington Post" and the "Guardian" are trying to answer what should be a simple question: How many people are killed by the cops?
Mike Pearl
6.2.15
glasgow

Glasgow Label Numbers Just Built Themselves a Planet

'Loops' was a visual feast scored by their collected musical friends.
Angus Harrison
4.9.15
Stuff

'If Someone's Died, or it's Apparent Someone will Die, They Call Us'

We spoke to a police officer whose job is investigating fatal crash sites to find out who's responsible.
Julian Morgans
2.6.15
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