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“Talk to the Hand” Is Dead.

Thanks to this man.

Hero to Mycologists and Mathematicians Alike...

Hero to Mycologists and Mathematicians Everywhere

Ladies and gentlemen, please raise your half-baked axioms and Golden Chanterelle frittatas for a toast.  A toast to Mr. Grigory Perelman of St. Petersburg, Russia, THE MAN who found the solution to Henri Poincaré’s theorem known as “Poincaré’s Conjecture”, THE MYTH who quit researching as a member of the international mathematics community in disgust four years ago, is jobless, allegedly owns a cockroach-ridden flat but lives with his mother and sister and has refused the Clay Mathematics Institute’s $1,000,000 prize for his findings, and, THE LEGEND who refused a journalist’s mobile phone request for a statement by declaring:

“You are disturbing me. I am picking mushrooms.”

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F.I.S.P. – Unfortunately Placed NY Daily News Graphic (February 3, 2010 Issue)