Category Archives: Ramblings

Throwback Thursday #15

It’s that time of the week again! Throwback Thursday is back, so let’s get stuck in. First up, a speedy, trippy, Google Street View Hyperlapse video. This is cool, speeding along various roads and landscapes, but becomes great with the … Continue reading

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Cheryl’s Birthday – That Viral Maths Problem

Last week, a mathematics problem posed to Singapore students went viral. It’s been termed “Cheryl’s Birthday”, and the above video by Numberphile explains the problem, and gives the solution. It’s an incredibly clever logic puzzle, which only a few people will be … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #14 – Magic

Today’s Throwback Thursday is all about magic, science, and mathematics. Above is a fantastic video showing a little wooden automata performing magic, created by Per Helldorff. Using a simple turning lever, a ball appears to teleport before your eyes. I … Continue reading

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How Anti-Vaxxers Sound To Normal People

Very funny video by Girl Pants Productions, showing how anti-vaxxers sound to normal people. Just replace the key words (sunblock, pants, microwaves, bottled water, condom, windscreen wipers, salads) with the word vaccine, or replace the fire and bear party with … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #13 – Maps

From the stars of last week’s Throwback Thursday, to the geography of Earth, and the many maps that can explain it. Maps are fascinating. No, really, they are. And some maps are more fascinating than others. Join me as we … Continue reading

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April Fools Video Prank In Math Class

This is a great April Fool’s Day video prank performed in a maths class. I won’t spoil what goes on in it, but do watch all the way through. Maybe you’ll learn how to do trigonometry correctly? Onwards!

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Throwback Thursday #12

After last week’s down-to-Earth living in Brighton special Throwback Thursday, this week we take the stars. I can’t remember where I got the above image from (probably Twitter), but it’s awesome. Around our planet, we have one moon (you may … Continue reading

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