
Recent Posts
 Nouns That Are Always Plural
 Frank Turner – The Next Storm
 Map Showing Where Today’s Countries Would Be Located on Pangea
 Ultra High Definition Video From The International Space Station
 Melodysheep – Creativity & Magic: Photoshop Remixed
 Robots Falling Down At The DARPA Robotics Challenge
 New Horizons
Archives
Categories
Tags
3D 2012 animation APOD art Assassin's Creed astronaut Astronomy Picture of the Day Bad Astronomy BBC BuzzFeed Chris Hadfield climate change clouds Colossal comic Commander Curiosity death DNA E3 Earth evolution flower Frank Turner galaxy gameplay gravity International Space Station ISS John Boswell LEGO LHC light lightning live macro magic Mars mathematics maths melodysheep Milky Way Moon NASA nature New Scientist PHD Comics Phil Plait photographs photography physics Portal remix robot Saturn science Slate solar system space star Star Wars Sun Symphony of Science TED The Guardian The Hobbit Throwback Thursday time time lapse trailer Universe water Wired xkcdMeta
Richer Ramblings
 Nouns That Are Always Plural
 Frank Turner – The Next Storm
 Map Showing Where Today’s Countries Would Be Located on Pangea
 Ultra High Definition Video From The International Space Station
 Melodysheep – Creativity & Magic: Photoshop Remixed
 Robots Falling Down At The DARPA Robotics Challenge
 New Horizons
 Postmodern Jukebox – Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
 E3 2015: Rise Of The Tomb Raider
 E3 2015: Star Wars Battlefront
Tag Archives: maths
Throwback Thursday #19
Throwback Thursday is here once again. To start this week off, we have a mix of the Cornetto trilogy films by Edgar Wright, and it’s rather well done. If you haven’t seen any / all of those films, you’re missing out, … Continue reading
Posted in Films, Ramblings, Science, TV shows
Tagged #19, 10th Anniversary, AI, animation, Artificial Intelligence, Battlestar Galactica, BBC, Cornetto Trilogy, Edgar Wright, eyes, film, gravity, io9, maths, Mental Floss, movies, Numberphile, Pixar, science, science fiction, Slate, Space Age, technology, Throwback Thursday
Leave a comment
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
Posted in Ramblings, Science
Tagged answer, Cheryl's Birthday, mathematics, maths, Numberphile, problem, Singapore, viral
Leave a comment
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
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!
Posted in Ramblings, Science
Tagged April Fools' Day, class, mathematics, maths, prank, trigonometry
Leave a comment
Pi Day 2015
Tomorrow is Pi Day 2015! March 14, 2015, otherwise written as 3/14/15. I wrote about Pi Day last year, but this year is even more special. Not only does the written date go up to five digits, but it’s possible … Continue reading
Posted in Ramblings, Science
Tagged 3.14, 3.141592, 3.141592653, Alex Bellos, Einstein, Happy Pi Day, mathematics, maths, Pi Day, Pi Day 2015, pie, Slate, The Guardian
1 Comment
Marilyn vos Savant And The Monty Hall Problem
The Monty Hall Problem is a fascinating piece of mathematics and probability. The above video by Numberphile gives a great, indepth, mathematical explanation of how it works, and they also have a few other videos on the problem. For a … Continue reading
Posted in Ramblings, Science
Tagged Marilyn vos Savant, mathematics, maths, Monty Hall Problem, Numberphile, Priceonomics, probability
1 Comment
Comics That Ask “What If?”
“Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple whatif questions (“what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?”) using math, physics, logic and deadpan humor. In this charming talk, a reader’s question about Google’s data warehouse leads Munroe … Continue reading