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This morning's science/maths video takes a look at something that has always fascinated me and inspires some of my nature photography: capturing the Fibonacci series in plants. The Fibonacci series was named for the 13th century Italian mathematician, Leonardo Pisano, whose popular nickname was Fibonacci. As a child, Fibonacci studied maths with Arabs and later published the book, Liber Abaci. Besides being famous for introducing Europeans to the superiority of the Hindu-Arabic numeral system over the Roman numeral system, Fibonacci also discovered popularised a simple numerical series that is the foundation for an incredible mathematical relationship with phi. Doodling in maths: Spirals, Fibonacci, and being a plant [video] | @GrrlScie...
1. Old Buttons Repurpose spare buttons by using them to keep pairs of earrings together: Most buttons have at least two holes in them, so simply place an earring in each opening to neatly store when not wearing. Photo: Jupiter Images 2. Eyebrow Brush Stuck without a lint-remover?
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