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It’s an orgy of geometry, here on Earth. You got all kinds of shapes: Squares, trapezoids, even the occasional…

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As a kid I spent a lot of time on the Maryland shore. Squinting out across the endless blue expanse, I could have…

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Do all the presents you give away over the holidays look like they were wrapped in the dark? Don’t worry: this video…

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Happy Pi Day! How are you celebrating the transcendental, irrational mathematical constant central derived from…

Matchstick puzzles (aka toothpick puzzles) typically involve adding to, subtracting from, or rearranging an…

Here's a fun demonstration from Cornell maths professor Steven Strogatz. Take a clementine (or any spherical,…

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No, there are no magnets in there. The ball is rolling just the way you see it.

Today's puzzle will be posed in two halves. The first half is a classic riddle – in fact, I suspect many of you…

Like all good things, the pretty Themis Mobile also requires a little work. This floating DIY sculpture by Swedish…

We've all been there. You pick up a slice of pizza and you're about to take a bite, but it flops over and dangles…

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Chocolatier Rafael Mutter's *Chocolate Mill *looks like a solid, cylindrical block of chocolate. In reality, it's…

If you find having a favourite map projection a delightfully geeky quirk, you're going to want to raise a toast in…

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