24 June 2005
Impossible Things Before Breakfast
Stopwatch Morningfog sent his proof for squaring the circle to the mathematics departments of universities all over the world. The project took him a solid month. When he was finished, thousands of institutions had a copy of his proof and Stopwatch was broke. Stopwatch was not worried, however, since he knew at least one of those copies would get noticed and bring him fame and the fortune that goes along with fame. Stopwatch checked his mailbox everyday. He soon figured out that the world was not ready for his genius. Stopwatch decided he would wait a decade and try again.