What’s Your $5 Distraction?

The Stanford professor Tina Seelig divided the class into several teams and gave $5 to each team. The goal was to make as much money as possible within 2 hours and then give a 3 minute presentation to the entire class. While some teams used the $5 and 2 hours in traditional ways like buying... Continue Reading →

Pendulum

"To and fro the pendulum throws…We are here and then we goMy shadow left me long ago Understand what we don't knowThis might passThis might lastThis may growEasy come and easy go" "The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong." — Carl Jung

Happy Pi Day!

Today is Pi Day. It also happens to be birthday of Albert Einstein and death anniversary of Stephen Hawking. Pi Day celebrates the mathematical constant π (3.14). It is celebrated in countries that follow the month/day (m/dd) date format, because the digits in the date, March 14 or 3/14, are the first three digits of... Continue Reading →

Survival Deviation

𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗰𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 During World War II, the Allies mapped bullet holes in planes that were hit by Nazi fire They sought to strengthen the planes by reinforcing the areas that received more bullets (shown as red dots on the picture) Theoretically, it was a logical deduction. After all, these were the... Continue Reading →

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