TIMOFEY MOZGOV

Timofey Mozgov Scored 93 Points On 15 Shots Because Math

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I don't know if Denver has started using the Rock N' Jock B-Ball Jam 10-point shot or what, but here's Timofey Mozgov's stat line from Thursday.

USA! USA! USA!

Important Science Explains Why You Should Always Get The Bigger Pizza

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NPR compared 74,476 pizza prices to answer the question: what do you pay per square inch of pizza for different pizza sizes?

#Christmas

The Science Of Santa

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Up on the rooftop click, click, click.

#Halloween

Here Are 25 Geeky Halloween Pumpkins To Class Up Your Porch This Year

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It's going to be Halloween soon, and one thing is certain. Pumpkins are evil and must be punished, so here are 25 geeky Halloween pumpkins to try at home.

MATH

36 Unusual Units of Measurement

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Did you know words like "jiffy" and "dash" and "pinch" actually have very specific meanings.

Sports

Calculating The Odds of Filling Out a Perfect NCAA Bracket

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What are the odds you'll fill out a perfect bracket this year.

#Supercuts

Hollywood Hates Math

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A supercut of moments in TV and cinema where characters talk bad about math.

#Star Wars

Important Question Of The Day: How Long Would It Take To Mop The Death Star?

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What would it take to mop the floors of the Death Star from 'Star Wars', besides a bunch of midichlorians we refuse to acknowledge?

#Star Wars

White House Petition To Build The Death Star Receives Enough Signatures To Warrant A Response

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A petition to build a Death Star garnered enough signatures to warrant an official White House response. We also know what that would actually cost.

Twilight

Twilight For Math Nerds

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Twilight seen through the eyes of someone who focuses on numbers.

Politics

What Happens if the Presidential Election Ends in a Tie?

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Don't worry, there's an 18th century solution to the problem.

#video games

How Much Are Mario's Coins Worth?

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An in-depth economic look at what Mario's coins from the Mushroom Kingdom would be worth in the real world.

SPACED OUT

Blowing Up Asteroids

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) explore what it takes to stop an asteroid from colliding with earth.

science

What If Everyone Jumped at Once?

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What would happen if every single person on Earth (all seven billion of us) jumped at once.

Sports

Perfect Games

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Brady Haran takes a look at the "perfect" numbers that hold special status in various sports and games, including baseball, bowling, darts, cricket, Scrabble, and Yahtzee.

TED

How Big Is Infinity?

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Using the fundamentals of set theory, explore the mind-bending concept of the "infinity of infinities" -- and how it led mathematicians to conclude that math itself contains unanswerable questions.

#Star Wars

How Much Time And Money Would It Take To Build The Death Star?

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A couple weeks ago George Lucas re-released Star Wars: Episode 1 — The Phantom Menace in 3D, earning enough extra cash (over $30 million) for the film to surpass Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone for the #11 spot in the list of the highest grossing films of all time.


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