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Portraits of 92 living mathematicians, with autobiographical comments.
A fish sees a heron looking at him from across a pool, so he quickly swims towards the south. When he reaches the south side of the pool, he has the unwelcome surprise of meeting the heron.
Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
A wide-ranging site with links to many sources in the history of mathematics.
I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.
The story of the negative numbers
There is a log of precious wood 18 feet long whose bases are 5 feet and 2.5 feet in circumference. Into what lengths should the log be cut to trisect its volume?

The author constructs a possible mathematical path from the ancient Babylonians to Pythagoras, Euclid, and the ancient Greeks.

The two final volumes of the MAA tercentenary series on Euler present numerous papers on various aspects of Euler's life and work.
The king of France entered into a battle and was defeated. How many soldiers did he have before he was defeated?

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