August 2015 archive

The Law of Cosines

The law of cosines

So we recently covered the Pythagorean Theorem, and I am betting you’ve got at least one concern. No, I don’t mean about whether or not Planet X has begun cutting a destructive swath across our solar system. I mean in regards to calculating the length of the side of a triangle if you know the other …

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Pythagorean Theorem Proof

Bust of Pythagoras

It may very well be the second most famous equation of all time, outshone only by that braggart Einstein’s mass–energy equivalence equation. But for those of us that aren’t theoretical physicists, the Pythagorean Theorem is likely to play a fundamental role in many of the calculations we do whether we realize it or not. Everyone knows …

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LEGO Mixels Series 3 Figure # 41524 Wizwuz

Wizwuz pieces and instructions

James T. Kirk Drives a Ford

Captain Kirk's Car

I came out of Home Depot this morning to find this car parked next to me. His other car is a Constitution class starship.