24 December 2010

The Grinder - Christmas Edition

A selection of items ground into mincemeat, just in time for the holidays!

Like spaceship art? Check out Concept Ships.




And as that isn't cool enough, there is also Concept Robots. I think I already ground this up a while back, but it's worth a second pass.


A while back I wrote about a Wired article How the Allies used math against German Tanks. John Cook has a follow on post about how America tried to do the same thing with Soviet bombers in 1958, but the Soviets were wise to the trick:  Military Intelligence from Serial Numbers. [From The Endeavorer]




Mathematics in Movies - with short video clips for most.





[from IO9] A problem that every parent faces - you know what I mean - sooner or later you have to have talk to them about that difficult subject ... you know the one ...





[From Web 2.0 RC1] Sparkley Dice!


A calculus joke from Proof: Calculus and Transformers
Also from Proof:
Q: what do you get when you cross a mosquito and a mountain climber?
A: nothing. you can’t cross a vector and a scalar.
{Drum-riff-cymbal-crash}

Merry Christmas!
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