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To See What Your Kids Are Missing, Crack This Book

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Education
Peter Mandel

The contemporary kid's dawn-to-dusk schedule runs over an unusual fact: The most crucial, the most fussed-about, the most prideful chunk of the long-ago kid's education is gone. Completely absent. One-hundred-percent missing in action.

Artists Take on the Subject of Geometry in Jeddah

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts

As we've written about elsewhere on ARTPHAIRE, many of the most interesting developments in the art world are currently coming from Arab countries.

The Sacred Geometry of Letting Go

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Letting go is the oxygen of life. The luster of love. The sacred spirit of joy. Surrender to the possibility that you know what's best for you. Re...

An Animator's Journey Beyond Three Dimensions

Dano Johnson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science
Dano Johnson

My artistic sensibilities came to life while imagining the two-dimensional Flatlanders discovering the third dimension. How could these creatures live, play, and build a society like our own? How would the fourth dimension appear to us, and how might we appear to higher-dimensional beings?

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

Lessons From Non-Euclidian Geometries For Interfaith Dialogue

Mauricio Garrido, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Religion
Mauricio Garrido, Ph.D.

Up to the 19th century, to consider that there could be other types of geometries beside that of Euclid was almost heretic. Does this sound at all like religion?

Geometry, A Love Story

Shunsuke Katayama | Posted 07.28.2013 | Science
Shunsuke Katayama

Unless one studies mathematics in university or other related fields, it's unlikely that one knows what university-level mathematics is. This is because mathematics in university is completely different from that in high school - mathematics all of a sudden abstract.

Dark Matter and Worst Packings

Frank Morgan | Posted 07.28.2013 | Science
Frank Morgan

Just as Einstein's theory of General Relativity explains gravity as curvature of the universe, Hugh Bray similarly incorporates dark matter into the geometry of the universe, altering not just the "Riemannian metric" but also the "connection."

David Freeman

Mind-Blowing Pi Meme Called Misleading | David Freeman | Posted 04.12.2013 | Science

Pie is popular, but we love pi too -- even if that love is sometimes misguided. Consider the overwhelming response in recent days to a meme express...

Fiber Arts Shine As Public Art

Hilary Harkness | Posted 02.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Hilary Harkness

Making things out of yarn used to be the realm of grannies, but fiber arts have evolved in the past few decades into a cutting-edge discipline.

The Fastest Path Around the Bases

Frank Morgan | Posted 08.05.2013 | Sports
Frank Morgan

The standard recommended ''banana'' path follows the baseline maybe halfway and then veers a bit to the right to come at first base from a better angle to continue toward second. That cannot be ideal.

Dynamic LED Dome Displays 16 Million Colors

Posted 09.21.2012 | Arts

You know what parks need? More geometry. We may not have come up with this unlikely combo on our own, but after seeing Leo Villareal's geometric sculp...

'Taken Aback'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.20.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Because my back felt better the day of my appointment, DiBenedetto didn't crack it. But he did give me a brief education in chiropractic medicine. I came away from my first visit to a chiropractor with great respect for the profession.

Seed Pods in my Hand (PHOTOS)

Hans Proppe | Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts
Hans Proppe

2012-05-25-seedpod.jpg Over the years I have collected various seed pods as I ran across them in various travels and swap meets. Their size alone is astonishing.

Tony Orrico Performance At Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros, Mexico City (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home

With the exhibition CARBON, the Polyforum Siqueiros in Mexico City presents Tony Orrico's third solo exhibition. Orrico is a visual artist as well as ...

Can You Guess What Inspired This Chair Design?

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Kattalia | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

We love it when we come across a unique find that is unlike anything we've seen before, and this one is no exception. Constructed from 23 wooden half ...

Can Math Survive Without the Bees?

Frank Morgan | Posted 05.06.2012 | Science
Frank Morgan

2012-03-06-imagepull.jpgThe recent reports on the disappearance of bee populations have omitted mention of their role in the longest-standing open problem in mathematics.

The Fascinating World Of Geometric Shapes

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 02.10.2012 | Home

Phil Cuttance is a craftsman in every sense of the word. He uses a basic machine, math and a careful hand to construct his product. Unlike other craft...

Euclidean Geometry and the NCAA's Collegiate Model

Richard M. Southall | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports
Richard M. Southall

The NCAA's collegiate model -- if it ever really existed -- died long ago and cannot be resuscitated. No matter how many times the big-time college-sport triangle is measured and re-measured, the sum of its angles is clearly not 180°.

PHOTOS: Sculptures Made Out Of Office Supplies

Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts

"I think about math constantly and I see and look for math in everything around me." Zachary Abel is a second year Ph.D student in the MIT Mathematics...

WATCH: Crazy, Choreographed Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Stop motion animation has experienced a renaissance in a big way, thanks to artist-driven sharing websites, such as vimeo. With this influx of content...

PHOTOS: E.V. Day's Kaleidoscopic Reinterpretation Of Monet's Flowers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: E.V. Day WHAT: Seducers WHEN: January 14 through March 5, 2011 WHERE: Carolina Nitsch Project Room 534 West 22 St. New York, NY 10011 212.645...

Exhibition Spotlight: Artist Dimitri Kozyrev Explores Ruin, Geometry, And Stalin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Last One WHO: Dimitri Kozyrev WHEN: March 10, 2011 - April 1, 2011 Opening reception on March 10, 2011 from 5-9pm WHERE: Benrimon Cont...

What if Geometry Was Called "Video Games"?

Joe Astroth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Joe Astroth

Green Hornet is a cool movie that was created using some of the same technology architects use to visualize buildings and engineers use to simulate machines. If they learn how to use them too, kids never have to stop playing.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Federico Diaz's Geometric Death Frequency At MASS MoCA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Federico Díaz WHAT: Geometric Death Frequency--141 (site-specific sculpture by Prague-based artist Federico Diaz, specially designed for the co...