Archive for date: March 20, 2007

357686312646216567629137 is a prime number

March 20, 2007 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Big deal you say? Strike the initial 3 off. The remaining number is also prime. Continue striking them off, one at a time. All the remaining numbers are also prime. The number above is the largest of the “left-truncatable primes”, of which there are precisely 4260. How do I know? I wrote a program to […]

Pet Food Recall

March 20, 2007 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Apparently a pretty serious pet food recall is underway. I caught this on the news, and since I’m such a softie for the well being of pets, I thought I’d give some more information here (it was difficult to find on my local tv news channel news website). Apparently wet and pouch style cat and […]