May 3, 2012

Cliff Pickover (pickover) on Twitter

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7hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Mensa welcomes two-year-old into its ranks. 

7hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Intriguing. US Patent. Flame-throwing musical trumpet.

8hCliff Pickover  @pickover

69,696 is the largest undulating square humans will ever find.

8hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Humans will never find a factorion number larger than 40,585.

8hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Let us very carefully examine the equations behind the naked body of: 

8hCliff Pickover  @pickover

All the digits of pi, on one page: 

9hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Discarnate entities produced by DMT provide "magic melodies" called Icaros.  (thanks )

9hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Shiver in awe: (1+3)/(5+7) = (1+3+5)/(7+9+11) = (1+3+5+7)/(9+11+13+15) = ... = 1/3.

10hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Mathematics: Is a pentagon equivalent to a triangle when drawn on a doughnut in very slippery melted chocolate? 

13hCliff Pickover  @pickover

pi^4 + pi^5 = e^6, with an incredible degree of accuracy.

13hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Strange cases of porn copyright lawsuits. 

14hCliff Pickover  @pickover

Cybernetic jellyfish may one day escape the confines of their digital life and communicate with humans as peers. 

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

World of Cliff Pickover: Images that Make us Dream.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

1000000000000066600000000000001 is a palindromic prime number, with 666 hiding among the zeros: 

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Security software firm Symantec: "Religious/ideological websites are riskier to visit than porn websites." 

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

31, 331, 3331, etc. up to 33333331 are all prime numbers.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Shiver in ecstasy: The final 21 digits of 99^99, 999779999159200499899, is prime in addition to having 12 copies of the digit 9.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

An amazing reversal: 73 is the 21st prime, and 37 is the 12th prime. This enigma is the only known combination.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

What is the most dangerous technology imaginable? Michio Kaku responds in video. 

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

The prime number 73,939,133 fascinates. Keep removing a digit from the right end of the number. Each of the remaining numbers is prime.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

An amazing sequence of prime numbers: 31, 331, 3331, 33331, 333331, 3333331, 33333331.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

6089 begins a curious sequence of six primes whose digits contain only circles: 6089, 60899, 608999, 6089999, 60899999, 608999999.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Diamond and sapphire fractal necklace. 

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Mathematics comes alive in this haunting image at Astral Graphics.

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

10 reasons you might be annoying literary agents

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

The presence of the hallucinogenic DMT in humans has puzzled scientists for decades. 

3 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

President Clinton reviews Robert Caro's "Passage of Power" in the New York Times.  (thanks  )

2 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Wow. Boost Your WiFi Signal Using Only a Beer Can.

2 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

A brain injury turns a college-dropout into a mathematical genius

2 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

1966 Palomares B-52 crash. 

2 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

If the Earth had rings like Saturn, how would they look from Earth's cities? 

2 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Most Expensive Domain Names Ever. 

2 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Discovery of an insane 3D maze-city of Kowloon.

2 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

8-Month-Old Baby Hears for First Time. 

1 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Novemdecillion: 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.

1 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

This tweet contains no interesting information; nonetheless, more than three of you will retweet it.

1 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

"Dogs, But Not Wolves, Use Humans as Tools."

1 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Mobius diapers keep the poop outside!  (thanks )

1 MayCliff Pickover  @pickover

Does this path have infinite length or does it have a finite value? [animated gif]  (thanks )

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

"As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school." ~Cokie Roberts 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Steve Jobs: "LSD is one of the two or three most important things I have done in my life." 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Mobius Cake, Mobius Bacon, Mobius Ship. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Escher gerbils. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Successive magnification of dollar bill. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Batman curve. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Smart cat (math joke). 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Math, love, togetherness. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Bizarre, but perhaps sexy and instructive, math diagram from Asia?

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Recycling center for Klein bottles. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Two atoms walk out of a bar. One says, "Darn! I forgot my electrons inside!" The other says, "Are you sure?" "Yep, I'm positive."

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

The dangers of dividing by zero (visual math joke).

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Teacher fired for short math word problem. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar.

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

I think you should be more explicit here in Step 2.

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

A graph on math jokes. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

How To Get Rich By Writing A Book About.... (a million dollar idea)

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Testing a student's understanding of math: 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Visual Math humor. Which is your favorite? 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Humorous response to math problem. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Nice! Wonderful math theorems that sound like kids should know about them. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Zeckendorf's theorem, named after Belgian mathematician Edouard Zeckendorf. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Delicious french-fry coated hot dog on a stick. 

30 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

All the cool things you wanted to know about the novelist Stephen King.

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

If someone forced you to read one of my books, from cover to cover, which would you select? 

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

An unknown life-form discovered in North Carolina sewer.

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

1000 naked people form a mysterious eye-shape.

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

The Quest of the Gods. The Riemann Hypothesis is a number mystery that has perplexed mathematicians for 150 years.

29 AprtejaKrasek  @tejaKrasek

My Mobius strips decorating the city at night... 

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Higgs boson walks into church. Priest: "Leave. We don't accept your kind here." Particle replies, "But how can you have mass without me?"

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

A surreal, beautiful universe in slow motion. 

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

The strange fake missiles of North Korea:  (thanks)

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Lazy caterer's mathematical sequence. 

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

A neutron, in a bar, buys a drink. The neutron asks the bartender, "How much do I owe you?" The bartender replies, "For you, no charge!"

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Interesting. Progressive evolution of beehive in a bell-jar.

29 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Neal Stephenson: has the Internet put real innovation on hold? (thanks )

28 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

What the publisher meant to say to the book author.

28 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Very cool vintage NYC photos.  (thanks)

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Wow. When Einstein Met Rabindranath Tagore -- Truth and Beauty and science and spirituality. 

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Study determines that this is the most relaxing song, ever.

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

The mystery of Maria Popova:  

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

It's a fact: Most people's sexual partners have (on average) a greater number of sexual partners than they have. 

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Creating ghostlike entities from cadaver slices.

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Professor devotes his life to the study of a single mystery number: 6174. 

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Ancient Sumerian proverbs (pdf). 

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

View 4 Million Digits of Pi in a Single Image. 

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

World's oldest-known joke is Sumerian: 1,900 BC.

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Intriguing. US Patent. Thumb-sucking inhibitor. Nice drawings.

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Intriguing. US Patent. Motorized rotating ice-cream cone.

27 AprCliff Pickover  @pickover

Intriguing. US Patent. Flame-throwing musical trumpet.