There are 177,000 ways to tie a tie, mathematicians report

If you're not wearing a tie right now, you might consider slipping one on just for the sake of trying out one or two of these more than 177,000 gorgeously elaborate tie-tying methods, which a mathematician came up with after viewing The Matrix Reloaded. » 2/07/14 1:50pm 2/07/14 1:50pm

Father Of Artificial Intelligence To Be Pardoned For Being Gay

Back in 1952, mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing was convicted for gross indecency — the standard criminal charge for homosexuality. After his chemical castration, he killed himself by eating an apple laced with cyanide. Now, over 60 years later, he's set to be pardoned. » 7/23/13 2:40pm 7/23/13 2:40pm