Photo: 9-Foot Einstein Helps Princeton Party Like It’s 1899

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

March 14 is Albert Einstein’s birthday, and the celebration was in full swing at Princeton University, where he held a position until his death, when PETA showed up with an Einstein that made the rest of the tributes look like mere bosons:

Even though we had to use a bit of string theory to keep the big-brained scientist on his feet, students flocked to take pictures with him and hear what was perhaps his best equation: Veggies = health + happiness.

According to Einstein, who was a vegetarian, “the vegetarian manner of living by its purely physical effect on the human temperament would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.” 

We’d say that’s relativity genius.

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