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Today in 1882 author A.A. Milne was born. His most famous character, Winnie the Pooh, was named partly for a real bear who lived at the London Zoo. And yes, the real Winnie had a sweet tooth as well. Plus: the new book "Do Not Erase" features the artistic side of math professor's chalkboards.
The True Story of the Real-Life Winnie-the-Pooh (History.com)
Beauty on the blackboard: New book captures mathematicians’ chalk experiments (University of Chicago)https://anchor.fm/coolweirdawesome/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/coolweirdawesome/support