# Delightfully weird Banach-Tarski video will make you wish you were a bigger math geek

An oversimplified explanation of the mind-numbingly paradoxical Banach-Tarski theorem states that a solid sphere can be cut into non-overlapping pieces (geometricians would say that such a ball has been "decomposed"), and reassembled in a new arrangement, such that the end result is two identical copies of the…

# This logic puzzle will make your brain hate you

How's your Monday coming along? Pretty rough? Well it's about to get a little hairier. If I'm not mistaken, this self-referential brain teaser is a play on the age-old Liar's paradox, (or, for those of you familiar with set theory, Russell's paradox), reframed in the form of a multiple-choice question.

# The Birthday Paradox

How many people need to be crowded into a room before two of them are likely to have the same birthday? The answer is a mere 23 to have a fifty-fifty shot. To bring the probability to ninety-nine percent, you need a crowd of only fifty-seven people. And yet there are three hundred and sixty-five days in a year. What's…

# Crimes Yet To Happen In A Show That Already Has

If you've always thought "I wish that someone would make a television show out've *Minority Report*, only with soap stars replacing Tom Cruise," then you may just be interested in new BBC series *Paradox*.