Category Archives: humor

Four-figure offer

This just arrived in my inbox: My name is Becky Raymond, I’m a Domain Brokerage Consultant working on behalf of the owner of traveled.com to sell this premium asset. While searching online I came across your domain mathlesstraveled.com; since both … Continue reading

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Vi Hart's math doodles

Vi Hart’s math doodle videos have been making the rounds of the math blogosphere (I heard of them from Denise at Let’s Play Math!). There are four videos so far and they are well worth watching — inspirational, creative, full … Continue reading

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Book reviews: Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks and Easy as Pi

Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks A few months ago, Patrick Vennebush was kind enough to send me a review copy of his new book, Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks. It’s a treasure-trove of math-related jokes with a huge range of … Continue reading

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Right answers for the wrong reasons

Here’s a recent xkcd which as a math educator I found particularly funny. Some questions for my readers: What numbers besides 3 and 9 would “work” here? Do you have any particularly funny or interesting stories of students getting something … Continue reading

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Battlestations!

The world’s LARGEST FRACTAL DORITO!

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Book review: Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories

You’ve heard the story of Rumpled Stiltsken, right? You know, the one where the topologist’s daughter is locked in the grad student lounge and forced to turn coffee into theorems by morning? …what’s that, you say you haven’t heard that … Continue reading

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