The cocky exponential function is strolling along the road insulting the functions he sees walking by. He scoffs at a wandering polynomial for the shortness of its Taylor series. He snickers at a passing smooth function of compact support and its ...
Two mathematicians were having dinner in a restaurant, arguing about
average mathematical knowledge of the American public. One
claimed that this average was woefully inadequate, the other maintained
that it was surprising...
According to Alfréd Rény and/or Paul Erdos, "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." But while being able to pee theorems is way cooler than writing your name in the snow, according to movies, math will drive you insane:
X-Ray Vision-aries is a healthy and green living blog designed for non-health nuts. We hope that by looking at health and the environment in a non-technical and light-hearted manner that makes learning about and improving one's health, environment an...
Ukrainian treasure hunter have found a wonderful piece of history. Two bullets (one fired by a French soldier and one by a Russian, back in the 19th century) collided in flight and tinkered one into another. The chance of such collision is one of the...
...You can play music on your phone by
pressing the buttons on the top (1,2,3)...and along the side (6,9,#). But
don't play the 4,5,7,8,*, or 0. They sound even worse than the others.
How many times have you begun to study for an exam and after 30 minutes get distracted and move on to doing something else, and at the end you are left with no other choice but to stay up all night studying for that final at 8:00 am? Well, Study Ball...
Let's face it - English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant
nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins
weren't invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are
candies while sweetbreads, whi...
Do you love gadgets? Well, if you are going to answer "No", you probably just don't know what I mean. Gadgets are little (and huge) devices that are meant to make our lives easier. They do not necessarily mean any
Nature photography by John Hyde. Specializing in Alaska, it's wildlife, it's wild places and people in the wilds, Wild Things Photography offers both stock and assignment services throughout Alaska. Whales, eagles, wolves, bears, glaciers, icebergs,...
That a dream fades away in the morning is proverbial. It is, indeed,
possible to recall it. For we know the dream, of course, only by recalling
it after waking; but we very often believe that we remember it incompletely,
that during the night ther...