THIS is how a mathematician slices his bagel! Jill told us about George Hart's Möbius Strip bagel three years ago, but surely some of you haven't seen it yet. As you can see above, George...http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/09/The-Mbius-Bagel/
The Quest to Solve the Hardest Math Problem in History (and the Minds that were Lost Along the Way)...
(Image credit: Wikipedia user Salix alba) In 2002... ...© invented an entirely new field called algebraic topology ; and today, it's one of the most complicated and... ...new species of plants. In the process of creating topology , PoincarĂ© tossed out a conjecture that seemed to... ...ice that included one...http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/25/the-quest-to-solve-the-hardest-math-problem-in-history-and-the-minds-that-were-lost-along-the-way/
In researching the earlier post A Non-Math Look at... ...infinite number of strange terms in geometry and topology that refer to shapes, objects, and patterns both...http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/10/a-non-math-look-at-math-shapes/
Most Captchas aim to separate humans from spambots, but a few creative Captchas floating on the Web probably aim to separate the super-humans from the mere mortals. Tongue-in-cheek aside, I'd definitely like to see more...http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/01/topological-and-other-strange-captchas/