Philosopher Bertrand Russell once said that "Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty - a beauty cold and austere, without the gorgeous trappings of paintings or music."
But for us mere mortals, a little bit of visual help is sometimes necessary. That's where Yann Pineill and Nicolas Lefaucheux of Parachutes.tv stepped in. The duo created this Vimeo clip showing the math behind our everyday things and actions.
You should watch it in full screen to have the full effect.