and Overstepping Artifacts
are music videos by the project Musicians with Guns, which take the viewer through detailed tours of some beauty. Relax and enjoy.
(mostly en français
) is a French collective that explores organic
and abstract geometric [ I
] (PDFs) approaches to the art of origami. Read the white papers, browse the gallery
or watch videos
of artworks being made or being used in still-motion animations
shouldn't be taught in schools, but what does Miss USA think about math
Editors of the pop-culture magazine Wired
provided the title "iPhone 4’s ‘Retina’ Display Claims Are False Marketing
" to a highly critical article about the new iPhone's high-resolution "Retina" display
, so-called as the human eye cannot resolve individual pixels when viewing it. A technician who worked on the Hubble telescope
disagreed with the Wired editors' choice of rhetoric in very strong technical terms
and issued less stringent disagreement with Raymond Soneira, the writer of the piece. Neuroscientist
and photographer Bryan Jones published his own highly readable technical analysis
of the display's pixel arrangement, that helped him decide whether Apple's claims were truthful or not.
Whether you want to learn to lace shoes, tie shoelaces, stop shoelaces from coming undone, calculate shoelace lengths or even repair aglets, Ian's Shoelace Site
has the answer!
Fun and games
with mathematics and mathematical puzzles (e.g. heart basket
, Rubik's Cube
, Rubik's Magic
, and more) in both English and (with yet more content in) German.
More than fifty selected articles
from The Princeton Companion of Mathematics
, password: PCM
) — a thematically-organized compendium of mathematics and mathematicians from Fields Medal
-winner Tim Gowers.
Dr. Jeannine Mosely finishes building
a level-3 Menger sponge
from business cards
. You can also build your own
, though Dr. Mosely warns, "[a] level 4 sponge would require almost a million cards and weigh over a ton. I do not believe it could support its own weight — so a level 3 is the biggest sponge we can hope to build." (related