Ok folks, I love yosefblog just as much as any of you (except maybe for you accidentalfeminist) but I think we need something to spice him up a little bit. But Michael, who are you to criticize, you don’t even have blog after your name! Good point, but, this is my idea:::
Here’s the jist. The one posting poses a question, challenge, etc. and his or her answer, entry, etc. Then, all of you post your answers in the comments.
If you like the idea, help me out…
You find a $100 bill and like Charlie (of Chocolate Factory fame) you decide to spend some of it. What is the coolest thing you could buy?
I think it’s this and this.
inspired by this, zach proposes the next yosefblog contest.
well, have at it.
fil director Michel Gondry solves a Rubicks cube with his feet.
Note this is a trick; he really doesn’t do it himself (remember he is a film maker). But how? No, he doesn’t use CGI? When you give up, the answer is here.
enjoy these thanksgiving logic puzzles
this one proposed by zach:
World Cup Stock Exchange
i’m gonna squash y’all.
jono’s airplane challenge, as follows:
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You have fifteen seconds. Using standard math notation, English words, or both, name a single whole number—not an infinity—on a blank index card. Be precise enough for any reasonable modern mathematician to determine exactly what number you’ve named, by consulting only your card and, if necessary, the published literature.
Be honest (after all, nothing is at stake here except pride) and don’t read the comments (i.e. other people’s entries) until you’ve done your own. I’m abstaining from this contest so as to not risk losing. 15 seconds is up.
matt challenges you to see if you’re random.
yosefblogger punsters(/pundits?) make sure to get off your glasses and contribute to this thread over at AF
the first ever yosefblog tournament will be the ultimate battle of brains and brawn: chessboxing (more info here and there).