Funny Stuff

How Well Do You Know the NCAA Teams?

Take this fun quiz on ESPN’s website to find out how well, and quickly, you can locate all 68 teams! Good luck. I got 62,457 on my first try with no extra prep. There were a couple where I was way off. I won’t tell you which ones, so you can have the fun of watching […]

Perspective on Daylight Savings

Thanks to Rob Martin for this perspective on Daylight Savings time (at least the Spring version).

A TED Presentation Gone Haywire?

Or and intentional “stunt”? You be the judge. (My money is on intentional.) For another fun take on presentations see my post about the “typical” presentation.

Now that Leap Day Is Over …

What are your plans for the leap second coming later this year? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out this video: (HT: Rob Martin)

Pretty Sure I’ve Heard This Presentation

(HT: Jason Molesky)

How to Bomb the AP Stats Test

To those of us who grade AP Stats, this is hilarious. If you are not one of those, you might learn something about how not to do statistics.

Math Humor from Frazz

If you don’t read Frazz daily, I really think that you are missing out. Here is a particularly good one from a few days ago:

What Makes a Video Go Viral?

Isn’t that a great question? Why is Rebecca Black’s apparently horrible “Friday” video so insanely widespread? How did “double rainbow all the way” get into our lexicon? Kevin Allocca from YouTube offers some ideas. (Warning, a snippet of Black’s video is played.)

At Least He Had a Sense of Humor …

An image I had to share from grading Calculus II exams this morning. (The student did not do well.)

Where’s Lando?

Here’s another one for the Star Wars fans! Click the picture below for a larger version … and then try to find Lando. It is kind of like Where’s Waldo. There are, of course, also some fun little “guest” appearances that sci-fi geeks will love! (Feel free to comment on things you spot.) (HT: Action Figure Empire)