Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

Are you enjoying your Easter egg? Well, have you ever tried to draw an egg? Have you ever wondered about its shape? It is not a circle, it is not an oval — what is that? It’s an egg-curve! Ok, but how can we draw it and how can we define it in mathematical terms? Here you can find a lot of different ways to do that!

But maybe you should just enjoy your chocolate eggs and don’t think too much…

Turkeys, swans and groups

Everybody knows the story of the turkey appearing in the title of this blog: on his first day at the farm, a turkey observed he was fed at 9:00 a.m., and the same happened the following day, and the following, and the following again, and so on. Day by day he collected a large number of observations, under the most different circumstances. Every day, were it cold or warm, rainy or sunny, winter or spring, he was fed at 9:00 a.m. He was a good logician, thus he concluded: “I am always fed at 9:00 a.m.”. Well, the day after it was Thanksgiving and he had his throat cut. Continue reading