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  1. Einstein Wrote a 1935 New York Times Obituary upon Emmy Noether's demise to highlight her mathematical genius, which was oft-overlooked because of her gender.

  2. A brain injury sustained during a mugging turned a man who used to think "math is stupid" into a mathematical savant with a form of synaesthesia that lets him see the world in fractals.

  3. a Futurama writer with a PhD in applied math created a mathematical theorem just for the purpose of using it in a Futurama episode to expose young people to higher level math.

  4. A North Korean teen who was chosen to go to the International Mathematical Olympiad used it to escape North Korea and start a new life.

  5. Futurama writer Ken Keeler wrote and proved a completely new mathematical theorem just for a single episode, called the Futurama Theorem. It is the first known theorem to be created for the sole purpose of entertainment in a TV show.

  6. Mathematician Paul Erdös regularly took amphetamines, which worried his friends enough that one bet him $500 that he couldn't quit for a month. Erdös won the bet, but later claimed mathematics had been set back a month.

  7. The most prolific mathematician of the 20th century (Paul Erdos) used amphetamines to fuel 20 hour number benders. When a friend bet him $500 that he couldn't quit for a month, he won, but complained "You've set mathematics back a month"

  8. The Unabomber was a math prodigy, started at Harvard at 16, and received his Masters and his PhD in mathematics by the time he was 25. He also had an IQ of 167.

  9. A college math professor wrote a fantasy "novel" workbook to teach the fundamentals of calculus. Concepts are taught through the adventures of a man who has washed ashore in the mystic land of Carmorra and the hero helps people faced with difficult mathematical problems

  10. Leonardo da Vinci had extensive knowledge in painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He is considered one of the most diversely talented individuals to have ever lived.

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Gauss personal diaries indicate that he had made several important math discoveries years/decades before his contemporaries published them. Math Historian Temple Bell said that if Gauss had published all of his discoveries in a timely manner, he would have advanced mathematics by 50 years.

People with poor mathematical skills aren't necessarily bad at math because they are 'ungifted'. There is a phenomena called 'Math Anxiety' that makes people perform worse, which sometimes leads to math avoidance, which leads to lesser knowledge and consequently more Math anxiety.

Karl Schwarzschild who, in the same year Einstein introduced general relativity, provided the first exact mathematical solution to general relativity whilst on the front lines of World War I

Pythagoras cannot have been the first to discover the Pythagorean theorem because it was known and used by the Babylonians over a millennium before he was born. Classical historians dispute whether he himself ever actually made any significant contributions to the field of mathematics.

Brilliant mathematician Paul Erdös took amphetamines daily to fuel his intensive work schedule. A concerned friend bet he couldn't quit. He went cold turkey for 30 days to prove he wasn't an addict and then started up again saying "you've set mathematics back by a month."

Charles Darwin's cousin invented the dog whistle, meteorology, forensic fingerprinting, mathematical correlation, the concept of "eugenics" and "nature vs nurture", and the concept of inherited intelligence, with an estimated IQ of 200.

Famous mathematician Paul Erdos was once challenged to quit taking amphetamines for one month by a concerned friend. He succeeded, but complained "You've showed me I'm not an addict, but I didn't get any work've set mathematics back a month".

North Korea is the only country to have been caught cheating at the International Mathematical Olympiad. Twice.

As eclipses can be mathematically calculated, the eclipse of May 28, 585 BC, which stopped a battle in Greece, was said by Isaac Asimov to be the earliest human event known to the exact date and time.

Working out the area of the largest sofa that can be moved around an L shaped hallway still remains mathematically unsolved.

In 1900, a German mathematician outlined a list of 23 unsolved problems in mathematics that he hoped would be solved in the 20th century. As of 2015, only 10 have been answered.

In a 60's government funded LSD study, "26 men unleashed a slew of widely embraced innovations shortly after their LSD experiences, including a mathematical theorem for NOR gate circuits, a conceptual model of a photon, a linear electron accelerator beam-steering device," [and more....]

Charles Darwin's cousin Francis Galton invented the dog whistle, meteorology, forensic fingerprinting and mathematical correlation. He also suggested that principles of animal breeding could be applied to humans, coined the word 'eugenics', and came up with the 'nature vs nurture' idea.

A mathematical equation that can accurately determine whether a married couple will divorce with a 90% success rate is almost completely identical to one that can accurately describe the relationship between countries and whether they will go to war at a very similar rate.

Mileva Maric, Albert Einstein's first wife, was one of the first female physicists in the world. There is evidence she contributed greatly to Einstein's research, including his theory of special relativity. Einstein once said, "She solves for me all my mathematical problems."

Futurama writer Ken Keeler invented and proved a mathematical theorem strictly for use in the plot of an episode

The longest mathematical proof is 15000 pages long, involved more than 100 mathematicians and took 30 years just to complete it.

There is no Nobel Prize for Mathematics because Alfred Nobel did not want one.

Karl Marx wasn't aware of advances being made in differential calculus and developed the concepts himself while writing his mathematical manuscripts

The mathematician Paul Erdős regularly used amphetamines to increase his mathematical output. His friend bet him he couldn't stop using them for a month - Erdős won the bet but claimed that it had caused mathematics to be set back by a month.

A Chinese mathematical genius who had won a gold medal in the International Maths Olympiad denied a full Scholarship to MIT, and chose to become a monk in a Buddhist Monastery

Between 28 and 32 is, mathematically, the best age to get married

In the 16th century, prestigious mathematics professorships could be "won" by defeating the current professor in a public algebra competition

About Graham's number which is largest number ever used in a serious mathematical proof and it is bigger than the googolplex. It's so big, the Universe does not contain enough stuff on which to write its digits: it's literally too big to write. But this number is finite and divisible by 3 and 7.

There are seven mathematic problems, so called "Millenium Problems", with a prize tag of $1 million attached to each of them. One got solved and the mathematician (Perelman) rejected the prize because he thinks it's unfair.

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