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Art and Science: The Pythagorean Theorem

January 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fabian Oefner’s TED talk (Thank you Angelika Fretzen!) about science and art reminded me of something I had started a long time ago, but never finished… Some may [...]

Irregular Polygons

December 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

We don’t normally see the stained glass window lit up at night from inside the house. I kind of like it! The outside holiday lights are blue and white, so they were [...]

Good Math

October 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Got some time this weekend? How about curling up with a good book on math? No, really. We have noticed that we have forgotten a little bit/a lot of the math we had learned [...]

The Near Future Of Photography

September 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

While  looking back recently on what we have worked on in 2013, we realized we have done quite a few articles on photography and related gear; maybe too many. So when our [...]

Fast Food and Free WiFi

February 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

A few years ago, Starbucks began offering free WiFi in all of its stores. We mentioned it to our readers a few years ago, because we sometimes hang out there to socialize, [...]

Disruptive Tech

January 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Disruptive technologies come along every so often. Keeping an eye out for them has been one of our interests ever since we read Clayton Christensen’s books on [...]

First 100 Digits

November 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Using some of the techniques in The Memory Bible and Mind Hacks, we started on our goal to memorize the first 50 digits of Pi. We tried a few different techniques, but [...]

Origami Design Secrets

June 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Recently, we watched a great documentary on Netflix called “Between The Folds.” The program was an exploration of all the ways where the ancient art of paper [...]

Quadrivium

March 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

Quadrivium is a word derived from the Latin roots quad and via, which translates roughly as “a crossing of four roads.” The idea of quadrivium can be traced [...]

Thunderclouds

June 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

The 90º heat in Boston finally broke yesterday and it did it in dramatic fashion. Around 4PM in the afteroon, clouds started to form overhead. In the span of less than [...]