Maggie Koerth-Baker at 1:20 pm Wed, Jun 18, 2014
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Francis Galton is infamous for pioneering the field of eugenics. But he was also, apparently, interested in baked goods, as demonstrated by a 1906 letter to the journal Nature on the proper way to cut a round cake. (Thanks, Stephan Zielinski!)
Image: Scheinwerfermann via public domain