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Brilliant BBC podcast series- A Brief History of Mathematics

The BBC have made an excellent podcast mini-series called A Brief History of Mathematics. Each of the short 15 minute episodes presented by Marcus Du Sautoy talks about one or two influential mathematicians and how their mathematics changed the world. Excellent for sharing with your pupils. Click here to download the podcasts from the BBC website Click here to download...


Marathon Man Bearings

In 2009, comedian Eddie Izzard ran 43 marathons in 51 days around the UK. He endured blisters, losing a toenail and damaging an ankle ligament. He also had daily ice baths which, in his own words, were “to stop your legs inflating to the size of an elephant”! After running over 1100 miles he returned to Trafalgar Square on 15th...