Hollywood vs. Princeton

In A Beautiful Mind, John talks freely to his Princeton classmates about his roommate … who ends up being fake as stated later on in the movie.  Is this an example of movie makers poking fun at Princeton-ites … as characters in the movie who go to Princeton can’t tell that John is talking about … [Read more…]

Lock and Lord: The Muslim Ban

Why do cars have door locks?  Because you don’t want a strangers to get into your car.  We give our significant others a key.  Why?  Because they have shown they are trustworthy. Canada seems trustworthy (though, really Jon Stewart should have been restricted from entering).  They have been by our side (or just shared a … [Read more…]

The Primes

The Primes If you know what a rectangle is, then you can research numbers prime — primes do Not form rectangles even if you spend a lot of time. We start by trying seventeen. I, now, will show you what I mean. Put seventeen things in Row One and Row Two. Then try until death … [Read more…]

Um 1/1000th of … Infinity — A Math Poem

I apologize as liberal eyes will see here thoughts religious. Ah, referenced deference, at least for libs, must suffer attacks litigious.   AHEM!   The “mathematician” version:   The Primes If you know what a rectangle is, you can research numbers prime — primes do Not form rectangles even when spending years of time. (more … [Read more…]

The Science Is In-House

The best “inventions” use as little non-trash as possible and can be assembled for cheap preferably at home: Origami trash “box” on the kitchen table. Materials:  chop sticks, tissues, paper, etc.   There should really be a DIY competition.  I might start one.

Campaigns

This word “campaign” used in political circles is disgusting. I just heard it a few days ago on the radio as the news anchor described Obama showing support at a rally. Obama on the “campaign trail” for senator X. What The F***?!? Campaign is a military word and used mostly to plan the simple question … [Read more…]