This Week’s Whine
“Every person in attendance clearly got his, her, or shkler money’s worth.” Imagine what happened, since we couldn’t think of it, in the 2019 GoobNet Futurama Dialogue Championship: Results.
Last week, Karen Uhlenbeck was announced as the first female winner of the Abel Prize, awarded annually for mathematical achievements at the:
Royal Society of London
National Research Council of Canada
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
University of Oslo
The Abel Prize, named for 19th century Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel, was established in 2001 as an equivalent to the Nobel Prize in mathematics.
«3, 5, 32»
Equal to the number of games played in the first round of the NCAA Division 1 women’s basketball tournament, the number of games that were won by the lower seed, and the number of games that were decided in overtime.
“FIFA can say all it wants about hosting an ethical tournament. But the truth is that the 2022 World Cup is already blood stained; adding more countries will only make it worse.”
– Adnan Ilyas, writer, Stars and Stripes FC, on proposals to expand the 2022 Men’s World Cup to 48 teams
SOURCE: Stars and Stripes FC
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