Tag Archive | Games

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 […]

Great, Another Thing to Want!

Yep. The folks at LEGO just keep at it. Below are two pictures of the latest awesomeness. I can only hope that this means a LEGO: The Lord of the Rings is coming out soon for the Wii.   You can see a full Facebook album, including close-ups, here!

The Mathematics of the Game SET

SET is an extremely addictive, fast-paced card game found in toy stores nationwide. Although children often beat adults, the game has a rich mathematical structure linking it to the combinatorics of fi nite affine and projective spaces and the theory of error-correcting codes. Last year an unexpected connection to Fourier analysis was used to settle a basic question directly related to the […]