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stolf’s blog 593: rectangles ?!?!?

You did the SQUARES…now how many RECTANGLES? …bearing in mind that a square counts as a rectangle. At first this seemed like a daunting task, but once I got around to organizing a plan of attack, it wasn’t hard at … Continue reading

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stolf’s blog 592: How Many Squares?

The answer is: 40 squares…and seeing is believing! Chart A…Where to begin? Well, apart from the mini-squares in the center, the smallest building block in the puzzle is what we might call a “unit square.” One of them is outlined … Continue reading

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For $5 I’ll Tell You Who’s Related How to Whom

Dear friends: Here’s the ad I put up on eBay classified today… How are you and your grandmother’s cousin’s granddaughter related? If you have a PayPal account, I’ll tell you for $5. Yup, 5 bucks to finally know for sure…or … Continue reading

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stolf’s blog 9/10/2012

…read the recent on-line headline. Oh, really? Is that your final answer? “The team he moved to Baltimore” refers to the Cleveland Browns. Or does it? According to the NFL, the Cleveland Browns never went anywhere…Uncle Wiki sums it up … Continue reading

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stolf’s blog for 9/3/2012…fast becoming the least-read on the net!

Once upon a time, I wanted to be a high school math teacher…in that alternate universe, I would have offered students extra credit for bringing in math mistakes from newspapers, advertisements, etc. So what do we make of this, from … Continue reading

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stolf’s blog 8/27/2012…and how!

The White Sox’ Adam Dunn is having a season that’s being described as “Ruthian”…how can that be?…dude is only batting .205. Yes, well, that’s still some 40 points higher than last year…but what’s Babe-esque about the whole deal is that … Continue reading

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stolf’s blog 8/20/2012

Saw a cable news talking-head lady referred to in the paper as “openly gay”…so what other kind is there? Well, closeted, obviously, but is there anyone today that a responsible journalist would describe as “gay, even tho they’ve never publicly … Continue reading

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