Amazing. Beautiful. Very Intricate. DIY Wooden Rubik's Cube

# Tag: math

Chris has been watching math videos (huh?!), so I tuned in for a few, including this video introducing differential equations. They’re really easy to watch, follow, and learn from, and the instructor is an absolute delight. It’s impressive to see lessons that are considered ‘upper level’ math presented with such ease and in such manageable… Continue reading

This week’s Relatively Prime podcast centers around a game I wish I could win more effectively: checkers. Give it a listen, and see the below description to get you hooked. You may not think of checkers as an important game intellectually. It certainly has never had the cachet of chess. That did not stop it… Continue reading

## Top 5: Fun Things I’ve Learned From Sam Hansen (though there are many more)

In no particular order… Yellow watermelon not only exists, but is delicious. The Jen Bokoff is not only a drink, but it is delicious. We are very creative with subject lines; we’ve only repeated ourselves a handful of times. Sometime Someday Somewhere was a good one, as was the more recent Sporific Sundays is a… Continue reading Top 5: Fun Things I’ve Learned From Sam Hansen (though there are many more)

## Top 5: Sam Hansen Produced Things To Listen To

In no particular order… Math/Maths 22: Live from MathsJam! A whole room boos Sam! Strongly Connected Components 19: Keith Devlin Second-Rate Minds: The Patent World Order Science Sparring Society Fight 2: Shapely Vs. Curtis Sam and Dan and Bukaroo Banzai

## Where’s Sam?

Twitter (@Samuel_Hansen) Tumblr (Integer-Magic Planar Graphs) Acme Science Second-Rate Minds Niagara, WI His homepage with everything else awesome (for context, please see the previous post)

A Math Bagel?! More favorite things! (also love that my friend knew to send this to me immediately.)(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

## Beautiful and fascinating visualization of Pi

It’s explained a bit here, but take some time to play with the image here. My phone number first appears at the 2,816,009th decimal digit of pi and never appears again! What about yours?Beautiful and fascinating visualization of Pi

## Chutes and Ladders: Not just a kids game anymore

Still playing Chutes and Ladders with the kids? Are you losing or feeling bored? Let math help you climb that ladder of enjoyment! DataGenetics gives a fascinating mathematical breakdown of Chutes and Ladders. Learn what squares are most likely to land on, how many rolls will complete a game, and what would happen if you… Continue reading Chutes and Ladders: Not just a kids game anymore

## A Versatile Palindrome

Fun with math! Another wonderful math trick from Futility Closet: 0264 + 4125 + 5610 = 0165 + 5214 + 4620 … remains valid if you split each term with a multiplication sign: 02 × 64 + 41 × 25 + 56 × 10 = 01 × 65 + 52 × 14 + 46 ×… Continue reading A Versatile Palindrome