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"It appears that bathrooms have a key role to play in bringing on brainwaves. Greek scientist Archimedes is reported to have shouted "Eureka!" ("I have found it!") after the spillage of water from his bath helped him understand how to measure volume."

snagged from geoff
great story about using logic to solve difficult problems. i'd say the moral is: when faced with an intractable problem, use brute force! ;)