Archive for December, 2008

Otto the Octopus

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Otto the octopus likes to short-circuit lights that annoy him, smash his tank with rocks, and juggle his fellow occupants.

Doin’ The Honeybee Quantum Dance

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Honeybee dances seem to bear an uncanny resemblance to projections of six-dimensional manifolds. Manifold as in ‘tricky math thing’, not the thing in your car.

Expect it to show up in an episode of Numb3rs any week now.

* Disclaimer: Numb3rs is a show on CBS, which used to be a partner of, where I used to work. I own a baseball cap that says “CBS”.