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On the Motion of a Spring
The key to the motion of a spring is the circle. Here is a depiction...
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On the Awesomeness of Bees
Why would I write about bees? Everyone knows about the colorful flying insects that are...
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We live in an Alien World
We indeed live on an amazing planet. The pictures I share below attest to that...
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On Big Numbers
Back when curiosity wasn’t crushed through the ritual of “growing up” we used to ask...
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The Sound of Language
Because I live in the most multi-ethnic/cultural city in the world, Toronto, I like to...
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Jeder Mensch ist ein Künstler
Yes it is German. It simply states that everyone is an artist. It is a...
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-1/12
-1/12 “Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.”...
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Altocumulus lenticularis
I know these are two fancy words. What do they mean? It is just some...
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On Dropping Balls and Tossing Coins
Sometimes important decisions are made using a “coin toss.” You toss a coin and then...
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John Nash crumples paper
Who was John Nash? Some of you might have seen the movie called “A Beautiful...
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On Beyond Left Turns
The other day I almost got hit by a car on my bicycle because of...
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A four-dimensional Cube in Paris
People usually do not go to Paris to see four-dimensional cubes. Couples go there for...
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What is the most Beautiful Equation?
This question is like a geek beauty pageant of some sorts. What makes an equation...
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Do Storks Deliver Babies?
Everyone would say of course not. But this is a myth promulgated in French speaking...
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When is a Dot just a Dot?
“Perception depends heavily on conceptual schemata. "There is no innocent eye." The raw material of...
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Mental Strength
This is an interesting picture that was brought to my attention. I want to share...
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Cutting Corners
Cutting Corners In daily life we all cut corners to achieve some goal and saving...
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Non-Linear is the new Normal
Because I have to go to the dentist every six months I read fashion magazines...
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Toronto in the Sky
This is not a title of a psychedelic song from the sixties with no diamonds...
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Nucleus used in Chemical Brothers Cool video
Andy Nogueira from our Research Group pointed me to this awesome video by the Chemical...
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