Francis Galton: wrong about eugenics, wrong about cake


In 1906, the mathematician Francis Galton devised a way to keep cake fresh when serving only one piece a day.

Unfortunately, his method is an elaborate process requiring bizarrely-shaped slices and rubber bands, and is further dependent on the English horror-practice of coating cakes in fondant instead of actually-edible frosting. You don't have to do this, America, because you invented a way out of this problem decades ago:

How to keep cake fresh like a sane person