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Thursday, February 09, 2006

You, Too, Can Be an Idiot Savant

David P. Brown reveals the secret behind "calendar calculating"—the ability to figure out which day of the week any date in history fell on (well, at least any date since Sept. 14, 1752). The only prerequisites are a modicum of memory, the ability to count backwards, and way too much free time on your hands.

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