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How a Coin is Solving One of the World's Great Explanation Problems

Posted by: leelefever on January 9, 2012- 10:07am

Topic: Explanation

Categories: coin, explanationproblems, olympics


I grew up playing soccer and over the past few years, Sachi and I have become bigger fans than ever, especially for our hometown Seattle Sounders.  The rules of soccer came pretty easily to Sachi who didn't play as a youngster - with one huge exception: the offsides rule.  I tried to point it out at matches, explain the idea, etc.  Eventually, visuals did the trick and now she's the one throwing her arms in the air. Indeed, the offsides rule has a serious, worldwide explanation problem. It's... Continue Reading