'Math Anxiety' Is Real, and Your Teachers Are Probably to Blame
Adults have an impact on students' math anxiety, but that can change.
Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers
The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.
The New Breakup Equation: How Long It Will Take to Get Over Your Ex
I tried to come up with a new equation, as simple as I could make it, to calculate how long it actually takes to get over your ex.
Wake Up, Sheeple: 50 Cent's "21 Questions" Isn't Made Up of 21 Questions
There are either 19 questions or 23 questions here. How have we avoided this startling inaccuracy for so long?
Mathematicians Race to Debunk Man Who Claims He's Solved a Decades Old Computer Problem
Norbert Blum's solution for the infamous 'P vs NP' problem "passes many filters of seriousness," but does it hold up?
Ever Spaced Out While (Not) Doing Homework? That's Exactly How This Video Feels
You might already be familiar with Johan Rijpma's mind-bending new short, 'Extrapolate.'
Obscure Mathematics Make Max Cooper's Music Video Mesmerizing
"There's just something so divine about that law, it's just so primal and insanely complicated. Almost like the soul of everything. It just feels spiritual to me."
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Max Cooper Wants to Explain Our Existence Through Music
The musical philosopher takes on life, the universe, and, well, everything.
The Art of Artur Avila, Brazil’s Math Genius
"Actually, mathematical thinking is crucial and goes beyond what's taught in class. It's essential for the society to develop."
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Why Gorguts' Luc Lemay Wrote a 33-Minute Death Metal Song About an Ancient Iraqi Library
We talk hitchhiking, algebra, and the House of Wisdom with the Canadian avant-death metal legend.
Here's How a 4D Video Game Actually Works
Math-puzzler 'Miegakure' is a thought experiment made real, and it's confusing as hell.
Morphing Fractal Orbs Spin and Shine in 'BIOSPHERE'
Find your favorite forms in visual artist Tatyana Zabanova's shifting, animated landscapes.