Mental calculation record broken
The fastest human calculator has broken his own mental arithmetic world record.
"Alexis Lemaire used brain power alone to work out the answer to the 13th root of a random 200-digit number in 70.2 seconds at London's Science Museum.
I can't read the article from work, but is there any indication that the dude is autistic? There have been many autistic folks throughout history that could perform superhuman mental calculations. Psychologists explain this by the fact that some autistics are unable to keep multiple thoughts in their mind simultaneously, and this allows them to concentrate perfectly on mental arithmetic.