Introducing the Hexaflexagon's delicious offspring, the Flex Mex burrito

Sure, the Hexaflexagon is fascinating all by its lonesome, but does it have any practical uses? Vi Hart shows us how to us the the multiple surfaces provided by the folding, flipping mathematical marvel to form a make a delicious concoction of beans, cheese, and guacamole. It's brilliant, if a bit messy. » 10/27/12 8:00am 10/27/12 8:00am

Have you met the hexaflexagon? If not, it's high time you did.

Last week, YouTube's resident mathematical mind-blower, Vi Hart, introduced many of us to the topological wonder that is the hexaflexagon. If you haven't seen it yet, get your life in order and go check it out. In fact, even if you have seen it, go ahead and watch it again. Then reconvene with us here for round two… » 10/08/12 8:20am 10/08/12 8:20am

Enjoy an illustrated sonnet on the Higgs Boson-like particle

If this week's big particle physics discovery has you wanting to burst into verse, but you don't have a silver tongue, enjoy this sweet sonnet about the particle that might be the Higgs Boson. Vi Hart explains the news with markers and smiley faces. Memorize it for the next time someone asks you what a Higgs Boson is. » 7/07/12 9:00am 7/07/12 9:00am