Math Book Sells for Record $3.7 Million (Or the Price of Like Two College Textbooks)

The first edition of Sir Isaac Newton’s Principia Mathematica was sold for $3.7 million at Christie’s on Wednesday, becoming the most expensive printed science book ever sold at auction—[insert joke about outrageous college textbook prices]. Albert Einstein described Newton’s seminal 1687 work as “perhaps the greatest…

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Isaac Newton versus the Marvel Universe! Check out an exclusive art preview of Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D.

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, here's a sneak peek at the next issue of writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Dustin Weaver's gonzo secret society miniseries S.H.I.E.L.D. The fourth issue of this miniseries delves deeper into the history of the Marvel Universe and sees real-life historical figures wielding bad attitudes and…