The effects of addition can lay whole families to waste…

I read the blurb for this article four or five times, trying to figure out what it was about.

The effects of addition can lay whole families to waste…  (Register)

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I should think that subtraction causes more stress on the family unit than addition, and disagreements over multiplication can probably cause division. You never know… some shady characters might try to establish, right in your neighborhood, a lab for cooking up math!