Monthly Archives: October 2015

Eyes on the road

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Say what?

Context-free quotes from the Butterfly: It’s like The Sound of Music, but with zombies. I didn’t know that she wouldn’t like being poked in her eyes or ears with a pencil. Those two cars are exactly alike, except that one is … Continue reading

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Face offed

The current season of Face Off has ended, and while I shall miss the victor Nora Hewitt and her awesome make-ups, the contestant I shall miss the most will be Stevie Calabrese, who I can only assume invented Post-It notes … Continue reading

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Clues that you probably aren’t doing your Real Analysis homework correctly

1. You include the phrase “If we stop and think about this abstractly for a minute.” 2. You invent new verbs you feel need to be encased in quotation marks, e.g. The set A is “functioned” to the set B. … Continue reading

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See you later, alligator

Perhaps you’ve heard about the infamous “crocodile problem” from the Scottish “Higher Maths Exam” (which I gather is something like the AP Exam, but administered in a delightful brogue). It’s a basic optimization problem that nevertheless stumped so many test … Continue reading

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