How Fast is Exponential Growth? (Or, Yao Ming Confronts the Vastness of the Universe)
In this older post we wanted to resurface, Ben Orlin at Math with Bad Drawings explains linear versus exponential growth — with the aid of his mediocre drawings and quirky comparisons.
Layer Upon Layer
Food writing by Rachel Roddy on making lasagna: “Paola rolls her fresh handmade egg pasta as thin as thin can be, which renders it light, extremely delicate and allows it to be the absolute protagonist, appearing in eight or nine layers.”
The Story of the Suitcase
On a trip to an antique store, Becci nabbed a $10 suitcase stuffed with another man’s memories. She set out to piece together the history of the man from the suitcase, and shares the suitcase’s origin story here.
The (Semi-Regular) Roaming Lama
Mixing photography and travel, The Semi-Regular Roaming Lama features photography around the world, from North America to Central America to Europe. Enjoy landscape and HDR photography, panoramas of the national parks, and more.