You Can Tuna Fish…

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“The integers are a unique factorization domain, so we can’t tune pianos. That is the saddest thing I know about the integers…”

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/2014/11/30/the-saddest-thing-i-know-about-the-integers/

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Rendezvous With Enka

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Remember this adventure from my Japan Trip blog?

That was almost three months ago, when Andrew and I explored Ueno and a small specialty shop located under the railroad tracks that sells Enka recordings. We are both big fans of Enka, a musical style often described as “Japanese Blues,” so we had been looking forward to finding this Enka shop for a long time. In fact, we planned our day in Ueno around a visit to this shop.

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