Math

9.26.19

Number Theorist Fears All Published Math Is Wrong

"I think there is a non-zero chance that some of our great castles are built on sand," he said, arguing that we must begin to rely on AI to verify proofs.

8.8.19

We Investigated Blueface's Claim That He's Slept With 1,000 Women in 6 Months

"It's like sometimes it might be a threesome, it might be a foursome. I done had a fivesome."

2.2.18

A Math Teacher Quizzed His Students About Coke and Drug Dealers

"You take 600 mg of cocaine. Your body filters out 40 percent per hour. How high are you in three hours?"

6.17.17
2.21.17

Candice Wiggins Thinks 98 Percent of WNBA Players Are Gay, Says She Was Bullied for Being Straight

Candice Wiggins sounded off on the WNBA on Monday, claiming that 98 percent of women in the league are homosexual and that the league was intolerant of her heterosexuality.

1.26.17

Trump's Trouble with Numbers Is America's Problem Now

The new administration's insistence on exaggeration and fuzzy math is a bad sign for the next four years.

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12.16.16

Destroy Your Year-End Lists, These Kids Rapping About Math Is Objectively the Best

“Divide, multiply, and subtract ayyyy.”

7.20.16

Max Cooper Wants to Explain Our Existence Through Music

The musical philosopher takes on life, the universe, and, well, everything.

12.8.15

The Myth Of Brilliant NBA Timeout Play-Calling

NBA fans like to believe that some coaches are significantly better than others at drawing up after-timeout plays during huddles. Evidence suggests otherwise.

11.19.15

Boogie Cousins' Real Feud Is With Math

Sacramento seems destined to choose between feuding coach George Karl and big man DeMarcus Cousins. Do numbers support the notion of backing the Kings' "star" player?

6.9.15

The NFL's Math Doesn't Add Up

Extra points are too easy. But does the NFL's decision to make them longer actually make them any more difficult?

2.13.15

10.0! We Gave Pitchfork Scores to Every Band Playing Pitchfork Music Festival

If there are two things people associate with Pitchfork, it's their annual festival and their complex numerical scoring system. So we combined them!

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