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Paul the Psychic Octopus Predicts Your “50/50″ Votes!

The World Cup may be over, but Paul the Psychic Octopus still has some work cut out for him before he retires. He’s been busy predicting which artworks will be chosen for the upcoming exhibition, 50/50: Audience and Experts Curate the Paper Collection. Since there are 180 works to vote on, and 5,000 possible match-ups […]

The World Cup may be over, but Paul the Psychic Octopus still has some work cut out for him before he retires. He’s been busy predicting which artworks will be chosen for the upcoming exhibition, 50/50: Audience and Experts Curate the Paper Collection. Since there are 180 works to vote on, and 5,000 possible match-ups to predict (*), he’s going to be pretty busy until the polls close on September 15.

You have your work cut out for you too: VOTE NOW!

* (We were trying to figure out the formula for this, but our math is a little rusty. If anybody knows it, please share.)

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  • N! / R!(N-R)! = 180! / 2!178! = 16,110 combinations

  • Travis says:

    math looks right, that would be a lot od musscels to eat, here is a funny joke I saw about Paul getting death threats, http://ponderingstuff.com/2010/08/07/paul-the-psychic-octopus-received-death-threats-after-his-soccer-world-cup-predictions-became-true/

  • we Really miss You Paul Octopus…:(