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Salvador Dali's Illustrations For The Twelve Signs Of The Zodiac

5 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Salvador Dali wasn’t known for being a particularly spiritual person, although he believed that he was a reincarnation of his dead older brother. He believed in mathematics and science over religion or superstition, but he was also known for capitalizing on a trend or two in order to make a quick buck. Show More Summary

Rays mathematically eliminated from MLB playoffs

Joe Maddon watches the Rays miss the playoffs for the second time in the last three seasons, as they were mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. The Tampa Bay Rays saw their playoff chances disappear on Friday night with a 4-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox. Show More Summary

Mets mathematically eliminated from MLB playoffs

Terry Collins sees his Mets eliminated from the playoffs, the eighth consecutive season they won't see postseason play. The Mets season has long been over, but the books officially closed on their 2014 playoff hopes on Friday night. New...Show More Summary

Review: The New Adventure Time Title Card Art Book Is Totally Mathematical - Come on, grab your friends!

23 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Fans of Adventure Time know to expect a surreal, and occasionally psychologically disturbing ride during each episode they watch. But just in case you didn't know a thing about the show and were tuning in for the first time, the gorgeous, "misleadingly unrelated" artwork that begins each story could probably clue you in. Show More Summary

Zaha Hadid Had a Busier Week Than You Did

A design for the London Science Museum's new mathematics wing The Baghdad-born architect Zaha Hadid has pretty much every architectural award sitting on her fireplace mantel and building credits from Singapore to London to Saudi Arabia. Show More Summary

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A quick guide to all four Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel skill trees

In case you have not yet heard, the full, interactive skill trees for all four of the Vault Hunters in the upcoming Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel have been released for public consumption. Some of the mathematics governing the skill trees...Show More Summary

To Analyze Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)’s Structure One Needs a Mathematics Degree and a Magnifying Glass

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)’s corporate structure can compromise the way people perceive the company. It’s not a problem at the moment, when everybody is blinded by the upcoming Initial Public Offering (IPO), but it might be more appalling to the eye as problems creep into the business. Cory Johnson, Bloomberg West Editor at Large, […]

The Search for Spock

yesterdayOdd : Neatorama

Okay, adults, back to school time, and you will be timed on this. A year before the movie Star Trek III: The Search for Spock came out, he was featured in a math problem in a 1983 issue of the journal Mathematics Teacher. Students were instructed to use a compass and a straightedge to solve the puzzle. Show More Summary

Japanese Porn Star Mana Aoki Featured On School Book By Mistake

A math book made for Thai college students is being subtracted from the market after it was discovered that the woman on the cover is a Japanese porn actress. The book, titled “Basic Mathematics,” features a photo of a professional looking young schoolteacher on the cover that was pulled from Google Images. Read more on [...]

Win A Trip To Los Angeles For the Premiere of Big Hero 6!

If you’re between the ages of 8 and 17, and have ideas about how to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges through science, technology, engineering, art and/or mathematics, you could win a trip to Los Angeles for the Hollywood premiere of Disney’s Big Hero 6 – and get a chance to go behind the […]

Math model designed to replace invasive kidney biopsy for lupus patients

Mathematics might be able to reduce the need for invasive biopsies in patients suffering kidney damage related to the autoimmune disease lupus. The model could also be used to monitor the effectiveness of experimental treatments for inflammation and fibrosis, researchers say.

Padres mathematically eliminated from MLB playoffs

San Diego can turn its eyes toward 2015 after being mathematically eliminated from postseason contention. The San Diego Padres were officially eliminated from postseason contention on Wednesday night with a 5-2 loss at home to Cole Hamels...Show More Summary

Reds mathematically eliminated from MLB playoffs

A brilliant year from Johnny Cueto wasn't enough to make up for the countless injuries and disappointing hitting performances in Cincinnati this season. The Cincinnati Reds entered the 2014 season with high expectations after reaching...Show More Summary

Can You Find Spock By Solving This 1983 Math Problem?

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Published in the May 1983 issue of the journal Mathematics Teacher, this amazing math problem challenges students to locate the USS Enterprise's missing first officer—in 50 minutes or less—using compass and straightedge. Are you up to the task, cadet? Read more...

Math model designed to replace invasive kidney biopsy for lupus patients

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Mathematics might be able to reduce the need for invasive biopsies in patients suffering kidney damage related to the autoimmune disease lupus. In a new study, researchers developed a math model that can predict theShow More Summary

Math Model Designed to Replace Invasive Kidney Biopsy for Lupus Patients

Mathematics might be able to reduce the need for invasive biopsies in patients suffering kidney damage related to the autoimmune disease lupus.

Ebola outbreak 'out of all proportion' and severity cannot be predicted

A mathematical model that replicates Ebola outbreaks can no longer be used to ascertain the eventual scale of the current epidemic, finds research conducted by the University of Warwick. Dr Thomas House, of the University's Warwick Mathematics Institute, developed a model that incorporated data from past outbreaks that successfully replicated their eventual scale. read more

Ebola outbreak 'out of all proportion' and severity cannot be predicated, expert says

A mathematical model that replicates Ebola outbreaks can no longer be used to ascertain the eventual scale of the current epidemic, finds new research.

Phillies mathematically eliminated from MLB playoffs

Philadelphia may not have realized they were ready for a rebuild in 2014, but after another disappointing season there may be no better time than 2015. Although Ruben Amaro was probably the last person to know, the Phillies were a longshot...Show More Summary

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