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<img alt="Matthew Carpenter, age 10, has completed 642 inverse trigonometry problems at KhanAcademy.org." src="/magazine/wp-content/images/19-08/ff_khan_f.jpg" title="Court Jones caricature of author Ben Austen" width="660" height="440" /> Matthew Carpenter, age 10, has completed 642 inverse trigonometry problems at KhanAcademy.org. Photo: Joe Pugliese “This,” says Matthew Carpenter, “is my favorite exercise.” I peer over his shoulder at his laptop screen to see the math problem the fifth grader is pondering.
Some of the grandest, most controversial men in history have ended their lives with a poignant, biting farewell. Some laugh at death, others laugh at their killers, still others offer a culminating statement of wisdom. These colorful individuals ensured their fateful last words eloquently summarized their existences. 1.
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There are many aspects of the very public Charlie Sheen kerfuffle after his feud with CBS that we wish we could forget: the term "winning," the bizarre references to "tiger blood," the rambling boasts. And then there are the aspects we already have forgotten: namely, the identities of Sheen's "goddesses," as he dubbed his live-in girlfriends. Porn star and Penthouse model Bree Olson, whose real name is Rachel Oberlin, was one of those goddesses, appearing briefly with Sheen in his bizarre 20/20 interview. While the publicity around Sheen's erratic behavior swelled, his relationship with Olson ended, and she took the opportunity (and perhaps used the notoriety) to pursue a more mainstream acting career.