World of Mathematics – interactive ebook – a piece of art!

The World of Mathematics is an interactive eBook available online and on mobile devices. Created by Philipp Legner, it is nothing short of a piece of art! A must-see for anyone interested in Mathematics – and more so for those who hate Mathematics

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Cyclists, you have an image problem

Enjoy cycling for its own sake… skip the costumes… its not a fancy dress competition!

The Alternative Department for Transport

Note: This piece is about how cycle campaigners present themselves, and therefore cycling, to the media and the public. Maybe that’s not clear, or maybe people comment without reading the article, but I don’t want to hear about your daily commute in the dark from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Also, there are comments from people behind Pedal on Parliament and LCC’s Big Ride, and David Brennan (AKA Magnatom, and one of the organisers of Pedal on Parliament) has written a post with his thoughts on this, all of which are well worth reading. I was never having a go at these events themselves as they’re both great things – PoP is especially impressive, 3000 people on their first ever rally – I was merely using them as examples. See my second footnote for more.

The vast majority of British people never touch a bike from one year to…

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Four African teenagers create power from pee.

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The Fibonacci Sequence …

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Empty Memory: Beautiful and Clever Flash Drives

Empty Memory from Logical Art visualizes the abstract space of electronic memory, allowing its owner to fill the voided space with their invisible data. Since flash drives have continually decreased in size while adding space, the hollow area poetically implies the “invisible technology.”

The 4G flash drive is designed as jewelry and comes in two forms: Structure, which features a geometric frame, and the Transparent style, capped with clear acrylic. The pieces are cast from stainless steel and hand finished in black, white or a rose gold.

leibal:

Teacup is a minimalist design created by Finland-based designer Laura Bougdanos forMagisso. Thanks to the triangle bottom and inbuilt and removable strainer, it is easy to adjust the strength of tea depending on your taste without making a mess. All you need is tea and hot water. The teacup is available in either pure black or snow white.