- Analysis Of A Roulette Strategy
As Hank explains in a recent article, when he visits a Casino he plays the Roulette. His simple strategy consists in betting on a single colour, doubling the bet every time he loses; when he wins, he starts back with the minimum bet. ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Oct 17 2009 - 10:46am
- Gimme an "F"!...
Many of you have probably heard about the Governator’s playing with steganography — specifically, an acrostic: ...
Blog Post - Barry Leiba - Oct 30 2009 - 2:03pm
- Chemical Engineer Solves The Capitalism Problem
Capitalism isn't perfect. Because business, like science, is about excellence and not fairness some people are going to make more money than other people. Some are going to be better at marketing and some are even going to cheat. A professor in chem ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 3 2009 - 6:19pm
- Where is your state of happiness? What is your state of happiness?
Since January 2008, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index surveys 1,000 Americans every day. LIVE SCIENCE published today a list in The Well-Being of 50 U.S. States from a study of interviews with over 350,000 individuals. The results are valid for the ...
Blog Post - Hatice Cullingford - Nov 10 2009 - 11:07pm
- In The Cognitive Core Of The Mathematics
PARCELATORIES OF SECOND ORDER don't exist in fact. What exists are counting processes, a human ability that consist in to quantify, measure, compare and enumerate objects. Any object! Because they exist only in our imagination, numbers are only abstr ...
Article - Eduardo Sardeiro - Nov 12 2009 - 4:58pm
- Is there a science behind the stock market?
The stock market is full of surprises. It is constantly going up and going down, or sometimes staying constant. The market is the backbone of all major corporations, and determinds wherther the company is a successful one or not. Is there a science behind ...
Blog Post - Christian F - Nov 23 2009 - 9:15pm
- Game Theory- The Art Of Acting Rational
You are in a game show with nineteen other players. You don't know the other players, you can't see them, and you can't communicate with them. The game you are in is called ' Greed! ', and is straightforward to explain. You are ask ...
Article - Johannes Koelman - Dec 14 2009 - 10:10am
- Geek Logik Goes Mobile
Don't be embarrassed, it happens to everyone: One day you wake up to find you've been apped. Remember: it's not your fault. You're still the same person, capable of independent thought and even mild-to-modest calculations. This, despit ...
Article - Garth Sundem - Dec 17 2009 - 10:20am
- Mathematics And The Three Leopard Cubs
Some years ago, I was watching a wildlife TV programme, where a mother leopard was leading her three cubs, and they encountered a bank. Two of the cubs jumped it on the first go, but the third struggled until it found a piece of overhanging vegetation whic ...
Article - Robert H Olley - Jan 2 2010 - 6:06am
- Why is 1+1 equals 2?
It was a usual practise for me to ask my young and energetic audience, my students, about what they thought about a particular topic before I share my thoughts. Once the fact is revealed, both sides of the stage remain in satisfaction equillibrium which, ...
Blog Post - Madhu Kodappully - Feb 9 2010 - 8:40pm