Now, I know what you’re thinking: “You can’t tell me how to cut cake! Who are you, the cake sheriff?” Well no, but how good would that job be?

We know that’s a pretty big claim we’re making in the title but bear with us. Alex Bellos has teamed up with Numberphile to show you the scientific way to cut cake and “maximise your gastronomic pleasure”, because your cake game is lacking logic:

So now you know what to do the next time you are entrusted with cutting some cake, and that cake is going to last a lot longer!

The Scientific Way To Cut A Cake | Numberphile

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