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  1. '05 Annual Performance Review: Albert Einstein - Peter Norvig
    This parody of human resources formalities imagines how Albert Einstein's supervisor at the Bern Patent Office might evaluate his on-the-job performance. "This is a patent office, Albert.... Where does it say that your priorities are rewriting the rules ...more>>

  2. 3Blue1Brown - Grant Sanderson
    Video explanations that elucidate with computer animations, changes in perspective, humor, and — occasionally — rhyming voice-over: Euler's formula, circle division (disjoint regions obtained by joining n points around a circle), and complex ...more>>

  3. Abbott and Costello's Wacky Math - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The Math in the Movies Web page provides an annotated list of films in which mathematics plays some sort of role. The choices range from the calculus lessons of Stand and Deliver to the mystifying numerology of the 1998 thriller Pi. Among the notable ...more>>

  4. ACME Klein Bottles - Cliff Stoll
    "Searching for a one-sided surface? Need a zero-volume bottle? Want the ultimate in non-orientability? Get an ACME Klein bottle!" Available in several different models, including classical, Erlenmeyer flask, sliced, spiral, "weirdies," and special designs. ...more>>

  5. ACMEScience - Samuel Hansen
    Light-hearted mathematical podcast series Combinations and Permutations, Strongly Connected Components, and more. ...more>>

  6. The Addventures of Plusman - Michael Cherry
    Math puns, wordplay and illustrated concepts, all in a comic book format. The first of the Plusman series introduces Adam Tegetter, Aidee DeGrangle, Hex A. Hedron, the evil Dr. Nein and the origin of Plusman and the Permutation; the second tells of the ...more>>

  7. American Pi - Lawrence Mark Lesser
    Song lyrics by Lawrence Mark Lesser, approximately to the tune of Don McLean's "American Pie." Read a PDF of the Texas Mathematics Teacher article Slices of Pi: Rounding Up Ideas for Celebrating Pi Day, and see Lesser's "mathemusician" page for more lyrics ...more>>

  8. Bernhard Kutzler's Collection: Technology in Mathematics Education - Bernhard Kutzler
    Read or download the author's articles: "Algebraic Calculators as Pedagogical Tools for Teaching Mathematics"; "Indispensable Manual Calculation Skills in a CAS Environment"; "Two-Tier Exams as a Way to Let Technology in"; and "Interconnectivity - Derive ...more>>

  9. Brown Sharpie - Courtney Gibbons
    "Mathematical cartoons inspired by Sharpie fumes," as penned during a graduate student's career at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. When not doing math, cartoonist Gibbons describes herself as "worried about doing math (or drinking coffee and worrying ...more>>

  10. CalculateWhat - Colin Fagras
    Free online calculators. In addition to covering math topics such as algebra, geometry, and statistics, CalculateWhat crunches numbers on topics financial, scientific, and -- under a category called "miscellaneous" -- more whimsical and topical in nature. ...more>>

  11. The Calculus Hater's Home Page - Jacob Walker
    A forum for people made miserable by calculus. Complaints, links to personal pages, and calculus humor pages. Includes links to helpful calculus resources on the Web. ...more>>

  12. The Canonical List of Math and Jokes - David Ni
    A searchable archive of jokes and other humor on general mathematics, proofs, statistics and statisticians, and mathematicians. Also, poetry and quotes. ...more>>

  13. CARROLLIA - Mensa España - CarrollSIG
    El órgano de comunicación del CARROLLSIG de Mensa España, que se dedica a las matemáticas recreativas, la lingüística, la literatura experimental, la lógica, la ciencia, y todo aquello que hubiera gustado ...more>>

  14. CAS Musings - Chris Harrow
    Blog by a math teacher at a prep school in Ohio. Posts, which date back to March, 2011 and emphasize science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and computer algebra systems (CAS), have included "Transforming inverse trig graphs"; "Birthday ...more>>

  15. CAUSEweb - Dennis K. Pearl, Director
    The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE) collects, reviews, develops, and disseminates resources for members of the undergraduate statistics education community. Resources include lesson modules for lecturers; computer ...more>>

  16. Comedy Tonight, Math Style! - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Edward Burger and Colin Adams aren't yet as well known as such famous comedy teams as Laurel and Hardy... but they are not only performers but also math professors at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. They bring antic energy, slapstick humor, and ...more>>

  17. The Cow in the Classroom - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Math Curse by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith spoofs the types of word problems that educators and textbook writers invent to dress up arithmetic exercises and, supposedly, to demonstrate the relevance of math to everyday life. Canadian economist and humorist ...more>>

  18. Crackpot Index - John Baez
    A fun site which outlines how you can tell if a new theory is really from a "crackpot." ...more>>

  19. Curmudgeon
    Blog by a veteran math teacher in Vermont who "believes that math should be taught, not collaboratively explored; algebra and geometry are better than a vague course of Integrated Math; spiraling doesn't work nearly as well as learning it properly the ...more>>

  20. Daily Dose of Teaching Awesome - John Mahlstedt
    Blog by a math teacher in the Bay Area who also coaches track and basketball at his middle school. Posts on his "journey to find and document at least ONE good thing everyday of the school year" date back to January, 2014: "Desmos Brings the Noise," "Central ...more>>

  21. Daniel J. Velleman - Daniel J. Velleman, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Amherst College
    In addition to Velleman's selected papers, link to his books, software, and unpublished papers, including Proof Designer, a Java applet designed to help students learn to write proofs in elementary set theory by outlining the steps of proofs under the ...more>>

  22. Doron Zeilberger's Electronic Headquarters
    Doron Zeilberger researches combinatorics using computer programs. The site is notable for his Opinions page; these opinions are wide-ranging but touch upon mathematics education, the use of computers, and the value of incomplete proofs. All of Zeilberger's ...more>>

  23. Eat. Sleep. Math.
    A Tumblr "repository for math-related links, anecdotes, code, and random thoughts" by a UCLA undergraduate. Posts, which date back to November, 2013, have included "Yesterday my friend and I passed Terence Tao in the MS building while I was explaining ...more>>

  24. The Effects of Moore's Law and Slacking on Large Computations - Gottbrath, Bailin, et al.; Steward Observatory, University of Arizona
    A tongue-in-cheek paper in which the authors show that, in the context of Moore's Law, overall productivity can be increased for large enough computations by 'slacking' or waiting for some period of time before purchasing a computer and beginning the ...more>>

  25. Emaths
    Free resources for maths teachers, organized into courses such as "Investigations / Rich Tasks / Puzzles," schemes of work, grade boundaries for key stages 2 and 3 of the SATs (UK National Curriculum Tests), jokes and funnies, and more. "Very old exam ...more>>

  26. The Erdös Number Project - Jerry Grossman
    Paul Erdos wrote hundreds of mathematical research papers in many different areas, many in collaboration with others. His Erdos number is 0. Erdos's co-authors have Erdos number 1. People other than Erdos who have written a joint paper with someone with ...more>>

  27. E-World - Glenn Elert
    A homepage including links for his Midwood High School classes, Teachers College (Columbia) materials, especially papers on mathematics (Chaos, Fractals, Dimension; Ptolemy's Table of Chords; Mathematics Packages) and education reform (School Choice; ...more>>

  28. The Feeling of Power - Isaac Asimov
    Science fiction that explores a time when only computers know how to multiply. "...seven times three is twenty-one." "And how do you know that?" asked the congressman. "I just remember it. It's always twenty-one on the computer. I've checked it any number ...more>>

  29. A Field Guide to the Orbifolds (Geometry and the Imagination) - Conway, Doyle, Gilman, Thurston; The Geometry Center
    Tongue-in-cheek hints for learning how to classify the 17 types of symmetry patterns in the Euclidean plane. "...information presented in this section has been gleaned from a cryptic manuscript discovered among the personal papers of John Conway after ...more>>

  30. Fractured Theorems - Koetz, Matt; Lewis, Heather A.; and McKinzie, Mark
    Humorously corrupted theorems, re-imagined and re-defined: Tschubby chefs theorem, Galois-lapalooza theorem, Piano existence theorem, Seinfeld's completeness theorem, Banach-Starsky and Hutch theorem, Girdle incompleteness theorem, Fig Newton method, ...more>>

  31. Gardner's Web - David Cox
    A newsletter containing articles written by students, interesting Web links, and taxing puzzles. ...more>>

  32. Gary Ramseyer - Dept. of Psychology, Illinois State University
    A professor of psychology, specializing in statistics and measurement. His site features the First Internet Gallery of Statistics Jokes and a column on statistical topics of interest, with an archive. Columns include: the birthday problem (given a room ...more>>

  33. The Grafica Obscura Outpost - Paul Haeberli
    Come see experiments in progress in the GRAFICA Outpost. Rants, CGI hacks, the FIAT LUX conference proceedings and many harmless distractions. Travels in Digital Photography; A Visual Language; 1997 Paper Conference; a web fonts proposal; Java stuff; ...more>>

  34. Grafica Obscura - Paul Haeberli
    An evolving computer graphics notebook: a compilation of technical notes, pictures and essays. Contents include: Paper and Plotter: A 3D Surface; Laser Cutting for Rapid Manufacturing; Geometric Paper Folding: Dr. David Huffman; Paper and Light (An inexpensive ...more>>

  35. Graphs about Charts and Charts about Graphs - Ben Greenman
    Humorously self-referential charts and "meta-charts," such as "How Much I Had to Manipulate the Data to Make It Seem Like Things Were Looking Up," "Percent Chance These Bars Are Too Thin to See," "How Hard It Was to Draw a Perfectly Straight Line Before, ...more>>

  36. The Handley Math Page - John Handley High School Mathematics Department
    David Pleacher posted Problems of the Week in his classroom every week since 1968, and posted them online -- with solutions and names of students who correctly solved them -- from 1998 until his retirement in 2006. See also his lesson plans and worksheets, ...more>>

  37. herp, derp, math nerd
    A Tumblr "documentary of my journey, mistakes and all," by a Canadian undergraduate double major at UC Berkeley. Posts, which date back to May, 2012, have included "mr cauchy, teach us your ways," "closed, open, and clopen: yes, it's possible," "real ...more>>

  38. How to sell soap - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    Humorous takeoff on scriptwriting a series on two families: the Points and the Lines... ...more>>

  39. Indexed - Jessica Hagy
    With Venn diagrams, pie charts, and other wryly labeled graphs, author Hagy "makes fun of some things and sense of others without resorting to doing actual math." Categories of her notecard sketches, which date back to August of 2006, include "school," ...more>>

  40. Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles - Alexander Bogomolny
    "The peculiar beauty of Mathematics lies in deduction, in the dependency of one fact upon another. The less expected a dependency is, the simpler the facts on which the deduction is based - the more beautiful is the result." This award-winning site offers ...more>>

  41. Is Mathematical Teaching a Function of Time? - Andrej and Elena Cherkaev, eds.
    A page of math humor, including definitions, anecdotes, math education jokes, theorems, puns, limerics, and links. ...more>>

  42. I Used To Believe - Mat Connolley
    A collection of childhood beliefs, such as thinking that cats are female dogs, that seeds swallowed will sprout fruit from your ears, and a primal fear of toilets. "Some of the beliefs come from overactive imaginations, but a lot are the result of parental ...more>>

  43. Jean Marie Linhart
    Courses taught, outreach activities, teaching statement and philosophy, and more from this Lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin. See, in particular, Linhart's web page on Success at Math, a PDF of her Mathematical Models of a Zombie Outbreak ...more>>

  44. John Allen Paulos
    John Allen Paulos is a mathematician and author of the books Mathematics and Humor, I Think, Therefore I Laugh, Innumeracy - Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences, Beyond Numeracy - Ruminations of a Numbers Man, A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper,and ...more>>

  45. The komplex plane - Travis Kowalski
    Kowalski's problems, animations, tutorials, and other "mathlets" focus on calculus. See also the jokes collected by this professor at South Dakota's School of Mines, and his blog of math musings that wonder at the mathematics in everything from quilts ...more>>

  46. Lateral Puzzles - Paul Sloane
    Pose or solve lateral thinking puzzles, also known as situation puzzles, which depict a counterintuitive scenario to be explained by asking yes-no questions or by proposing explanations. Read question-and-answer conversations of current and solved puzzles; ...more>>

  47. The Laughing Mathematician - Thomas Woolley
    Humorous blog begun April, 2011, by a researcher of mathematical biology at the University of Oxford. Posts "that make me laugh or have a mathematical flavour (hopefully, both)" have included "Mathematical biology. Create you own Turing patterns," "Finding ...more>>

  48. Luke Surl Comics - Luke Surl
    Comics by a PhD student in Atmospheric Science who studied chemistry at Cambridge University. Funny drawings about math have included "Finite Simple Group (of Order Two)," "Infinite Crisis," "x-bard," "Magnum Opus," "Your fish is my command," "Baby got ...more>>

  49. MASSIVE: Math And Science Song Information, Viewable Everywhere - Greg Crowther
    A searchable database of over 1800 educational songs, including many about math. Part of the National Science Foundation's National Science Digital Library (NSDL). ...more>>

  50. MAT 007 I News, Wreckreational Math - Joel Chan, Ed.; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Toronto, Canada
    A newsletter that combines mathematics and humour, with articles that range from the very serious and informative to the witty and hilarious. The ultimate goal of the newsletter is to bring you some enjoyment in mathematics that you might not be able ...more>>

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