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Hair's to you! A geometric haircut for math geeks

British geometric artist Nick Sayers tackles his own head as a canvas. His noggin sports a series of rhombuses shaved into his hair for a cut that proudly proclaims a love of math.

By September 27, 2011


Google's smartypants math doodle

Doodle celebrates mathematician Pierre de Fermat's 410th birthday, and drops a seriously nerdy inside joke.

By August 17, 2011


Are math skills genetic?

Research from Johns Hopkins University suggests that some people are naturally good at math, whereas others may never be.

By August 14, 2011


Digital City 134: Streaming video services snub NYC; doing the new Netflix math

This week, we poll everyone on their favorite online music service, and find out why New Yorkers can't get the latest and greatest in streaming TV services.

By July 19, 2011


High school math wiz wins Intel Talent Search

In a contest challenging seniors with exceptional math and science skills, Intel awards $100,000 to California boy for project comparing two ways to estimate the square root of an integer.

By March 16, 2011


Circle up, math geeks! It's Pi Day

March 14 is a day to honor one of our most beloved decimals--with jewelery, revelry, and, of course, pie. How will you celebrate?

By March 14, 2011


Math whizzes recalculate beer-foaming equation

Just in time for St. Patty's, mathematicians from Ireland figure out how to put a better, cheaper head on your Guinness.

By March 11, 2011


'Thinking cap' makes you better at art, math

Extensive research into brain-stimulating headgear has academic saying it makes you better at art, math--though why is unclear.

By February 10, 2011


The electrical zap that makes you better at math

Researchers in the U.K. claim that a low level zap of electricity to the appropriate part of your brain will make you better at solving math problems.

By November 4, 2010


Producing recycled foil uses 95 percent less energy (video)

If you are looking for little ways to get greener in the kitchen but want to keep using aluminum foil, recycled foil might be one answer.

By November 7, 2011