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Interesting Fact - The equals sign

The = sign was invented by 16th Century Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde, who was fed up with writing "is equal to" in his equa...

Interesting Fact - Paper Folding - Podcast

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times!

(Sad to say I tried it- and it's true, in fact I struggled with the seventh fold.

Seemingly high school student Britney Gallivan, successfully folded a piece of paper 12 times by folding the paper in a single direction, I tried this and couldn't do it.  She also folded gold foil more than 7 times while rotating the folding 90 degrees after each fold, but let's face it, gold foil is not paper.

Go on - have a go, and let me know how you get on.)