Quick one: How many fireworks per second? Edit: There are 320,000 fireworks!!
Monthly Archives: February 2011
Excellent probability (ish) puzzler from Car Talk: Three Slips of Paper RAY: This is from Norm Leyden from Franktown, Colorado. The date on it is 1974–I’m a little behind. Three different numbers are chosen at random, and one is written … Continue reading
Diet Pepsi will soon be available in a “taller, sassier new Skinny Can” that the company says is a “celebration of beautiful, confident women.” (Article linked by @21stcenturychem and found here.) I’ll table the discussion on whether or not this … Continue reading
For the past 6 years I’ve been explaining converse (of the inverse, converse, and contrapositive fame) by saying that you can switch your Converse® shoes from left to right (although potentially uncomfortable), but you certainly cannot negate your Converse® shoes. … Continue reading