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A Problem Squared

Matt Parker (comedian and mathematician) and Bec Hill (comedian and not mathematician) have problems. They also have solutions. Not always in the correct ratio.

Dec 19, 2022

In THIS episode: 

* How do you get a billion dollars on GTA 5 as fast as possible?

* What are some sneaky but effective ways to measure a ring finger?


The three norths are aligned! Here's a map of the North by North North tour:

Dec 5, 2022

In this episode...

  • How do we repurpose a satellite dish?
  • How does Matt do his calculations so quickly?
  • And some any other bugness!

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As always, if you've got a problem...

Nov 21, 2022

047 = If Bees Flew Your Weight and Honey Use-By Date

In this episode...

  • How many bees would it take to lift a person?
  • Does honey really have an infinite shelf life? 
  • Anddd some any other beesness! 
As always, if you've got a problem or a solution, hit us up on our website You can buy A Problem...

Nov 7, 2022

In THIS episode...
* What is the most interesting way to store books?
* How many years would you need to play the lottery to reach a net positive? 
* A-to-the-O-to-the-B
If you want to listen to Bec’s BBC podcast, 'Elon Musk vs Twitter' you can do that here:

Oct 24, 2022

In THIS episode...

* Can we increase the chance of catching the subway by walking to the nearest stop in the direction of travel? 

* How long is a New York Minute, really?

* And some serious jet lag. 

Thank you to everyone who sent in New York related questions! If you want to read more about Todd W. Schneider, you can...