Two Nerd Jokes

A Statistician, Engineer and Physicist go to the horse track. Each have their system for betting on the winner and they’re sure of it.After the race is over, the Statistician wanders into the nearby bar, defeated. He notices the Engineer, sits down next to him, and begins lamenting: “I don’t understand it. I tabulated the…

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Futility Closet…

is a really great website dealing with quirky intellectual topics of trivia and oddities. Here are two great examples of the cool content that can be found on the site: For any convex polyhedron, vertices – edges + faces = 2 In 1988, readers of the Mathematical Intelligencer judged this the world’s second most beautiful theorem —…

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Office Moments:

I can’t get enough of this show, especially Kevin:





Hong Kong in 32 + 12 Hours (+15 from the Time Change)

And there is lots I wanna post. After I get to China, the blog might turn to more of a pictures-oriented focus of my experiences in the Orient for the coming month. We shall see how much time I have to post anything but the usual weekly changes, like the quote/art switch, a weekly song,…

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+ War of any kind is abhorrent. Remember that since the end of World War II, over 40 million people have been killed by conventional weapons. So, if we should succeed in averting nuclear war, we must not let ourselves be sold the alternative of conventional weapons for killing our fellow men. We must cure…

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