Digital Music Couldn’t Exist Without the Fourier Transform

This is the Fourier Transform. You can thank it for providing the music you stream every day, squeezing down the images you see on the Internet into tiny little JPG files, and even powering your noise-canceling headphones. Here’s how it works.

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Jon Jones’ Manager Says the UFC Fighter’s Career Could Be Over

Jon Jones isn’t going to fight at UFC 187 this weekend because of his recent arrest. He’s also not going to fight anytime in the near future because he’s been suspended indefinitely and stripped of his UFC beltby Dana White. And according to Jones’ manager Malki Kawa, Jones might not fight ever again, depending on how his break from MMAgoes.

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Pizza Box, Teflon Chemicals Last Forever—In Us

Bottlenose dolphins swimming in a South Carolina harbor, polar bears lumbering across Greenland’s ice sheets, and families inhabiting Ohio River Valley towns share a common secret: Their bodies contain high levels of industrial chemicals that most people have never heard of but are widely used in consumer products.

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