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There, I fixed it!

If you are an engineer at heart, you will surely appreciate these quick fixes. They get the job done, but the aesthetics aspect is questionable. For even more engineering fails, go to http://engineeringfail.com  

Let’s get topological!

Here is a great Tumblr page from a cute girl who seems to love math and everything about it. If you enjoyed these pictures, head over to http://topologicalgirlsgeneration.tumblr.com for more.

Ovals and Egg Curves

This site (Ovals and Egg Curves) displays some interesting equations for egg curves. One such equation modifies the equation of an ellipse slightly by multiplying the “y²” term by a suitable function t(x), so that y becomes larger on the left side of the y-axis and smaller on the right side. For example, starting with …

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Math Sex Toys

Excellent piece from the CosMATHpolitan issue created by the MathNews people (which was released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Canada License). Source:http://www.mathnews.uwaterloo.ca/Issues/cosmath/

CosMATHpolitan

The May 2011 issue of the University of Waterloo’s mathNEWS: Check out the full issue of CosMATHpolitan by clicking the pdf link at the bottom of their site (CosMATHpolitan).

A mathematician’s answer

TV Tropes has an entry on the Mathematician’s Answer. An example is in the above image where under “Born” it says “Yes”. The definition is: If you ask someone a question, and he gives you an entirely accurate answer that is of no use whatsoever, he has just given you a Mathematician’s Answer. A common …

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Math Trick

Hopefully you know how these tricks work already. It takes non-mathies a LONG time to discover how the following trick works!! (and usually they have to ask one of us to figure it out): Flash Mind Reader Regifting Robin