Don’t be a pervert. I’m talking about the sextic equation, or the heart equation. Remember college algebra? Remember how this equation graphs a circle:
I ran into an interesting trigonometry problem a few weeks ago, when I was working on the cable pole installation. The problem was simple enough: extend the pole such that the trash trucks wouldn’t snag it, thus ripping it down. But the real question was: how tall must I extend it to get adequate clearance? […]
This will blow your mind. Do you, like me, ever wonder what the fourth, fifth, and upper dimensions are like? Well, here’s a good layman’s explanation, by Rob Bryanton. Just mind-blowing!
The obsessive compulsive in me can’t help but organize things in pointless lists. Ever make a mental note of things that share some obscure relational similarity? I do. I can’t quit. Here’s an example: movies with numerical film titles.