DailyDirt: Is It Really That Hard To Cut A Cake?
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
- This video demonstrates how to cut a cake in a way that maximizes the amount of moist cake that can be eaten if the cake isn't eaten in a single sitting, but over the course of days. This is actually a pretty sad way to eat a cake, assuming you have no friends or don't want to share your cake so that you have to eat it all by yourself. [url]
- If you've ever heard of the Banach-Tarski Paradox, you might think it should be possible to cut up a cake in such a way that you never run out of cake. The proof relies on the Axiom of Choice, but too bad real cake isn't infinitely divisible. [url]
- Everyone knows the classic "you cut, I choose" method for cutting up a cake fairly between two people. Not everyone knows the method for cutting a cake fairly between n number of people.... [url]