Proof That Some Infinities Are Bigger Than Others

The always-excellent Vi Hart (previously) gives one of the most engaging explanations of multiple infinities we've come across in some time. » 6/28/14 6:46pm 6/28/14 6:46pm

Using Science For Optimal Gravy Coverage

There are those who like to drown their Thanksgiving dinner in gravy, and those who like to keep it sequestered to their mashed potatoes. And if you find yourself in that latter group, Vihart has put together a fantastic tutorial on how you can maximize your gravy coverage with the optimal potato arrangement. » 11/22/12 3:00pm 11/22/12 3:00pm

Thanksgiving Onion Rings Get More Mouth Watering With Math

There's no better topping for a green bean casserole than crispy fried onions. But when you're serving up a matherole, you need something more cerebral as a garnish. And Vihart has just the thing with a recipe for borromean onion rings. » 11/21/12 3:20pm 11/21/12 3:20pm

A Green Bean Matherole Sounds Deliciously Educational

If you like your Thanksgiving dinner guests to walk away with brains as full as their bellies, YouTube's favorite mathematician Vihart serves up a side of learnin' with your annual feast. » 11/20/12 9:18am 11/20/12 9:18am

If You Read Pi Long Enough, You'll Find Hamlet

It's Pi Day! Which, okay, whatever, if you were really hardcore about celebrating you'd figure out what nanosecond corresponds to 3.14159 or whatever and pop the Moet then but you didn't and you won't so whatever, right? But! That doesn't mean we can't still have some fun with the nerdiest holiday in the land,… » 3/14/12 10:25am 3/14/12 10:25am

Watch a Super Fun Stop Motion Video Explain the Science of Sound

Vi Hart, the soothing voice behind stop motion science-y explanations, is back at it again. In her latest video, she's showing you sound. Yup, she draws, annotates, illustrates, plays notes and visualizes every little nit and grit there is to know. » 8/22/11 4:00pm 8/22/11 4:00pm