Lost in the Supermarket: The Cookies and the Calculus

Academics have long argued whether Gottfried Wilhelm “Choco” Leibniz stole the idea for calculus tasty cookies from Isaac “Fig” Newton, or vice versa:

When choosing between these two, I think it’s less important to worry about UK vs. Prussian pride, and more important to keep in mind that the FDA has some pretty gross standards for permissible levels of insect heads in fig paste.

See the whole Lost in the Supermarket series

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