Today’s Minutes at the Edge podcast is about the kind of maths so counter-intuitive and weird, it makes your brain melt. Listen and you will see what I mean.
This is the Youtube video responsible for the hub-bub: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-I6XTVZXww
And here are some links discussing the topic. Some say it works, some say it does not. Make up your own mind:
Twice the same question, different and very interesting answers
And to smooth it all out, a fitting piece of art: