## xkcd comic – airports

xkcd has a decent comic up today about airports… (decent in comparison to previous comics):

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## xkcd comic – airports

## Balloon boy fail (do the math)

## Math Teachers at Play 17

## how much does wolfram alpha cost?

## Google suggest fail

## Yo momma so (nerdy ones)

## A rabbi, a priest and an automorphism…

## Google results based on number of o’s

## Advice about sex from mathies

## i beat stumbleupon in math

xkcd has a decent comic up today about airports… (decent in comparison to previous comics):

Ya so I keep hearing about this balloon boy… although I haven’t actually read any news articles on it, so based on headlines I keep seeing this is what I suspect happened: – Richard Heene makes experimental helium balloon – Heene & wife freakout since their “son” may be in the basket– crapload of publicity, …

The mathrecreation blog just posted Math Teachers at Play 17 (well on Oct 15th, so I’m a few days late). You can find lots of humour (umm… or humor as they said on their site)… movies, activities, and MATH!! As quoted: “There is plenty of humor, a few movies, some great activities and explorations, and …

So over on TechCrunch.com they were being big babies about the cost of the WolframAlpha iphone app. Although the website is free to use, asking Wolfram Alpha how much it costs gives: See http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=how+much+does+wolfram+alpha+cost I don’t have an iphone, so the cost of the app doesn’t matter to me ^_^

This is just a small collection of some funny google suggestions. The first one is “how to make”… ummm… So I started off looking on tips on “how to find a job” but while typing that I got distracted and ended up surfing a bunch of websites on how to … This got me curious …

Boing Boing had a post titled “The Nerdy Dozens”, where on Xeni Jardin’s twitter account a bunch of very nerdy “yo momma” jokes appeared. A lot of these were hilarious, so to preserve the ingenuity I collected the most nerdiest ones. Kudos to those who came up with these! Starting with my favorites: Yo mamma …

I found this Brown Sharpie comic entertaining: Check out more of Courtney Gibbons comic at brownsharpie.courtneygibbons.org

Over on the xkcd forums there was a post about the number of google results for the word google with a varying number of “o’s”. Such as:ggglegogglegooglegooogle…goooooo *125 o’s in total* oooogle The data yoteango collected is as follows: O’s Search Results —————————-0 105,0001 1,500,0002 2,020,000,0003 342,0004 666,0005 …

The following page has been making the internet rounds. It’s titled sex advice from mathematicians. Here is one such quote from the page: “What’s the best way to pick up a mathematician? It depends on the mathematician. As you would expect, mathematicians vary across the full spectrum of personalities. The stereotypical mathematician is shy, so …

So today I beat stumbleupon in math!! Check out the proof here: MathFail = 1; StumbleUpon = 0.Me thinks I deserve a medal ^_^