Category Archives: Silliness

Bread

My wife brought home a loaf bread this weekend. The nutrition label reads as follows: I’m not entirely sure how one loaf of bread can consist of only 4.5 servings when a single serving is one ninth of a loaf. … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds

Grad school is keeping me busy. In the meantime, hummingbirds from our balcony feeder:

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It’s a ξ, See?

While looking for a dead-tree set of Russell and Whitehead’s Principia Mathematica, I came across a scanned version in the University of Michigan’s Historical Math Collection. Not quite what I wanted, but I was highly amused by the annotations on … Continue reading

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Graham Crackers

Since my daughter started eating, she has enjoyed graham crackers. I like them, too, but the ones we can get in the store are too sweet for my taste—I would prefer something that is a little more cracker, and a … Continue reading

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Pythagorean Ginger Cookies

For the last several months, I have been working hard on getting my masters thesis written. This is a somewhat tedious activity—the research phase is essentially done, and now I have to get everything typed up all nicely. Other interests … Continue reading

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Do You Own a Pair?

In the vein of the silliness suggested by Patrick Vennebush at Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks, I present Gottfried Leibnitz, jeans model. Gauss, eat your heart out. For those that care, here is the logo: Clearly, I have too much … Continue reading

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