Why We Should Switch To A Base-12 Counting System

Humans, for the most part, count in chunks of 10 — that's the foundation of the decimal system. Despite its near-universal adoption, however, it's a completely arbitrary numbering system that emerged for one very simple reason: We have five fingers on each hand. But as many mathematicians like to point out, base-10… » 1/18/13 11:36am 1/18/13 11:36am