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Spot the math errors!
Via StumbleUpon, I came across this short text page which lists three mathematical ‘proofs' which seem to violate common sense, listed below. The first is: The second one is: The third...
Richard Feynman - Wikiquote
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Why Fat, Not Carbs, Are the Preferred Fuel for the Human...
There's a good reason so many people (mostly the sugar-burners, whose disparate group includes fruitarians, veg*ans, HEDers, body-builders, most MDs, the USDA
EconStories.tv | Fear the Boom and Bust
Fear the Boom and Bust
Learning Calculus: Overcoming Our Artificial Need for Precision...
An Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
An Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
Trulia - Rent vs. Buy Index (Q2 2011)
How to Make Wealth
May 2004If you wanted to get rich, how would you do it? I think your best bet would be to start or join a startup. That's been a reliable way to get rich for hundreds of years. The word "startup" dates from the 1960s, but what happens in one is ...
Another Calculus Limerick « Natural Blogarithms
Trulia.com - Price Reductions Map
Why Unions Oppose Pay Incentives
Applying the Union of Concerned Scientist analysis of Chernobyl...
New York Photos of the Week April 22 - April 29
This week in New York "Glee" hits the city streets, last day of ice skating at Rockefeller Center, and Shakespeare on the train!
Sebastian Thrun on Google's driverless car
The Straight Dope: If I fire a gun while near light speed,...
Watch the Growth of Walmart and Sam's Club Across America...
Walmart (blue) started slow in 1962 and then spread like wildfire in the southeast, starting in 1970, and then made its way towards the west coast. Sam's Club starts to sprout up in the 1980s with bursts up to present.
Review & Outlook: The Keynesian Growth Discount
The Wall Street Journal says the results of our three-year economic experiment are in.
Climate Change As Religion: The Gospel According To Gore...
Climate changes and shorter-term weather events are the way that nature balances itself.
SOMETIMES people believe something so patently ridiculous, so detached from evidence and good sense, that it is more useful to diagnose it than to debate it....
The Stephen Wolfram Scrapbook
Bill the Lizard: Two Puzzles
Pic of the Day: New York in 1933 - My Modern Metropolis
A magnificent shot that's truly timeless. February 12, 1933. New York City views. Plaza buildings from Central Park. The Savoy Plaza and Plaza hotels. Photo…
Fear the Boom, Not the Bust
Reform the PhD system or close it down : Nature News
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How Does Homeopathy Work?
Get the facts about how homeopathy works
The Economics of Seinfeld
Seinfeld ran for nine seasons on NBC and became famous as a "show about nothing." Basically, the show allows viewers to follow the antics of Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer as they move through their daily lives, often encountering interesting peop...
Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception...
The Exploratorium isn't just a museum, it's an ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception--a vast collection of online interactives, web features, activities, programs and events that feed your curiosity.
Intuitor Basic Physics Savvy Quiz
Basic Physics Savvy Test: Let's visitors test whether their physics skill has been tainted by physics misconceptions
David Merrill: Toy tiles that talk to each other
TED Talks MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables -- cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learni...
What is Chaos? An Interactive Online Course for Everyone...
An interactive introduction for everyone to Chaos Physics and Chaotic Motion in Classical and Quantum Mechanics
New York Underground: Main Menu @ nationalgeographic.com...
40 free things to do in New York City - travel tips and...
Read 40 free attractions in New York City for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
The seven deadly statistical sins
If that weren't bad enough, many people in power are either among the ill-informed, or have a tendency to cloak political decisions in scientific garb to make their point.
Microsoft Surface: Hands-on First Look
Behind the scenes with the coffee table that will change the world.
Feynman's Nobel Ambition
So I got this new attitude. Now that I burned out and I'll never accomplish anything, I've got this nice position at the university teaching classes which I rather enjoy, and just like I read the for pleasure, I'm going to with physics, whenever ...
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Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions
Lateral thinking puzzles that challenge your preconceptions.
No, really, pi is wrong: The Tau Manifesto
The Tau Manifesto
The Reference Frame
Stiglitz and the progressive Ouroboros
JOSEPH STIGLITZ, an economics professor at Columbia University with a Nobel prize and stints at the White House and the World Bank on his gold-encrusted CV, takes to...
Portfolio Theory is Dead, Now What?
12 Clay Court Tennis Destinations
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My Escape from Vegan Island
An assortment of mathematical marvels.
The latest bubble?
ON September 2nd 2010 I wrote a mischievous column ("Declining by degree") likening America's universities to its car companies in about 1950: on top of the world...
Fifty Essential Topics on Economics
Economic is an essential topic for life. If you are working, understanding economics will help you understanding how are the products and services of your company relate to the markets and consumers. Why some products can mark the price so high and s...
SENS Foundation | Advancing Rejuvenation Biotechnologies...
The SENS Foundation Research Center is our internal facility for proof-of-concept research in rejuvenation biotechnologies. or .
This transcript of the classic talk that gave on December 29th 1959 at the annual meeting of the at the was first published in , , pp 22-36. It has been made available on the web at with their kind permission. The is available.
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Charles Seife: Impressions of Conway
"Have I done this to you yet?" He grabbed my hand and held it out in front of him, palm down. Before I could react, he pulled a rubber stamp out of his pocket, and my hand suddenly was emblazoned with big red letters. "Jo...
Mathematical References - RF Cafe
Throughout the years as an engineer, I have needed to research topics on engineering, physics, chemistry, mechanics, mathematics, etc. The Internet has made the job infinitely simpler, with the caveat that you have to be careful of your sources. Anyo...
Welcome to Explorations in Science with Dr. Michio Kaku
Theoretical Physicist, Professor, Bestselling Author, Popularizer of Science
Welcome to the Polyconomics Institute. The Institute was founded in 2007 in order to house the collected works of Jude Wanniski
The Feynman Lectures on Physics Website
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FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis...
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There are many correct ways to answer a test question
R.L. Loeffelbein, a physics teacher at Washington University in St. Louis was about to give a student a zero for the student's answer to an examination problem. The student claimed he should receive a perfect score, if the system were not so set up a...
Motion Mountain - The Free Physics Textbook for Download...
Motion Mountain is a free and entertaining physics textbook - 6 volumes with more than 2000 pages - for young students, teachers and anybody interested in physics. The text, guaranteed to be fascinating, surprising and challenging on every page, is...
GolfDigest.com: Find Golf Clubs, Reviews, Golf Instruction...
GolfDigest.com is the official site of the golf magazines, Golf Digest and Golf World. Home of the Hot List, our editors? golf equipment reviews; Places to Play golf course finder and the best golf tips, golf news, video and golf instruction from t...
In math, the function of functions is to transform.
RANDOM.ORG - True Random Number Service
RANDOM.ORG offers true random numbers to anyone on the Internet. The randomness comes from atmospheric noise, which for many purposes is better than the pseudo-random number algorithms typically used in computer programs.
Breaking Chocolate Bars
Life without the Fed: The Suffolk System
For all the Fed's imposing grandeur, Ben Bernanke is running our third (albeit longest-running) try at a central bank. This country has lived without a central bank before and, if given the chance, could do so again.
The Mathematical Movie Database
Why Monetary Expansion Must Stop
With unlimited quantities of fiat money, the day seems to have arrived when anything is possible. But this is an illusion.
Stephen Wolfram: A New Kind of Science
Complete online version of Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind of Science' book
Tanya Khovanova's Math Blog » Blog Archive » Divisibility...
Mathematics, applications of mathematics to life in general, and my life as a mathematician
A Better Nature | Futility Closet
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
The Thirty Greatest Mathematicians
List of the Greatest Mathematicians Ever
Is Your Jar Full?
Wolfram MathWorld: The Web's Most Extensive Mathematics...
Can We Make "Good" Decisions Under Ignorance?
There are well-understood formal frameworks for decision making under risk, i.e., where we know all the possible outcomes of our acts and also know the probabilities of those outcomes. There are ev...
The Reference Frame
ignorance and uncertainty
All about unknowns and uncertainties
16 fun applications of the pigeonhole principle
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Scientists capture the first image of memories being made...
The ability to learn and to establish new memories is essential to our daily existence and identity; enabling us to navigate through the world. A new study by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill Univers...
The MetaCurrency Project
An application of graph theory to architecture
Several years ago I came across a fascinating application of graph theory to architecture. It is in the 1983 book Incidence and symmetry in design and architecture, by Jenny A. Baglivo and Jack E. ...
Meaning of Halflife
What do you mean?
The Last Psychiatrist: The Decline Effect Is Stupid
Is Science Just a Matter of Faith?
Escher for Real
In the following sequences, figures are frequently presented in pairs. The left figure in each pair is the front viewEscher's drawing's direction, whereas the right figure gives a general view. Whenever a real, tangible model has been created, it wil...
Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos
Curious and quirky videos describing the various symbols used in physics and astronomy
JOURNEY OF MANKIND - The Peopling of the World
Science of Hockey: Wrist Shots & Contact Time
Video: Robotic Swiss Quadrocopters Hold Their Own At Tennis...
A new event in the robolympics