15 Really Odd Geographical Facts

Not really math, but pretty neat!

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Our planet is filled with many wonderful geographical and geological anomalies and mysteries. So many so, that we may never truly unlock all of the secrets that nature has tucked away. This is a list of 15 of the more unusual or outright bizarre facts relating to geography, geology, and the earth.

Thanks to Bole982 for this submission!

Source: http://www.theworldgeography.com/2011/06/15-really-odd-geographical-facts.html

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Half Price

Pretty good deal!

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Did you ever …

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Did you ever consider that the universe might be inside here and you’re locked out by a carton?

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Parallel Postulate (with cats!)

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Given a cat and a point not on the cat, there is one and only one cat through that point parallel to the given cat.

Thanks to Dean Ballard for this submission!

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Linear Algebra Fail

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Thanks to Calculus Humor for this submission!

Source: http://www.calculushumor.com/3/post/2013/10/linear-algebra-fail.html

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Multibuy fail at Wally World

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What if I want 3?

Thanks to Paul for this submission!

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How many grams are in a carat?

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Apparently 1ct diamonds weigh nearly half a pound….

Source: QMI info graphics as shown in the Toronto Sun
Submitted by: Unknown

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Why are 15min called a “quarter of an hour”?

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I found this on a pizza I bought, made by Dr. Oetker.
They should have learnt how a clock works better in school.

Have a nice weekend, greetings from Switzerland (just to be clear: Dr. Oetker is a German company ^^)

Thanks to Manuel for this submission!

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“Dinner-Party Puzzle Fail” (starring Lewis Carroll)

Check out this math comic by Marek Bennett here (click the link):

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http://marekbennett.com/2014/03/01/dinner-party-puzzle-fail

It’s Lewis Carroll’s account of making a child cry at a dinner party… with a logic puzzle!

Thanks to Marek Bennett for this submission!

Source: http://marekbennett.com/2014/03/01/dinner-party-puzzle-fail/

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X + Y – Official Trailer

Looks like a promising movie:

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