• Patrick Barron, Going Postal

    The Truth About Central Banks

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  • OldTrout, Going Postal

    Generalised Pentagonal Numbers

    We considered the pentagonal numbers which begin : That is : for Now consider the following sequence : which begins at and has a common difference of between the terms. For any arithmetic sequence, we [more...]
  • 19th Century

    A Bear’s Diary – Part 9

    June 25th, 1809. We are returned to London. Our journey from Portsmouth was necessarily a slow one, as no stagecoach driver will countenance adding eight bears to his passengers. In any case, Fred deemed it [more...]
  • Hobbies

    Crossword No. 54

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