The 57 sins of Isaac Newton

01/4/2013 | MentalFloss.com

In 1662, a teenaged Isaac Newton kept a coded journal -- and hundreds of years later, modern code-breakers finally deciphered his notes. The notebook turned out to be a list of Newton's many "sins," which apparently included eating apples in church, making mousetraps on Sunday and stealing a friend's bath towel "to spare my own."

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