100 Pounds of Apples - Here's a delicious puzzle with a counter-intuitive result, based on the "potato paradox":

Alexander Horned Sphere - Sometimes you have to draw such a thing before it jumps up and comes to life and runs away on you ...

Alexander Horned Steer - The final image ever captured by our late Mythematical Beasts Dept. editor ...

Archimedes’ Fatal Work Ethic - You have to respect a mathematician who's so engrossed in his work that he doesn't even notice the Romans invading his city...

Binary Gasket Tree (in Bloom) - This one started as a hand-doodled binary tree, but it quickly bloomed Appolonian gaskets between the branches....

Borromean Rings - They look like they're tightly knotted, but if you look closely you'll see that no two rings are linked with each other...

Cantor Angel - At first glance, your typical Cantor Set can appear rather stilted & stodgy... But what if there were a different way to envision this structure?

Circle Gasket Snowflake - Can you see the rule behind this 4th-iteration hand-drawn snowflake fractal?

Circled Sierpinski Tangents - A loose confederation of doodly gaskets and aspiring sierpinski triangles ...

Cliche Conversion Charts - Bird(s) in bush as a function of bird(s) in hand, and other relationships ...

Decision Tree - Discrete Regretroactology is the study of finite sequences of decisions and their effects on the appearances of stick figures involved in them ...

Dinner-Party Puzzle Fail - Charles Dodgson (a.k.a. Lewis Carroll) learns how NOT to perform post-prandial high-stakes testing...

Distorted Koch Curve - This one started as a koch curve design, with vertices stretched to fill the rectangular page:

Escher Exhibit - Journal comic inspired by a recent visit to the Currier Museum's mind-bending exposition...

Escher’s “Approaches to Infinity” Part 1 - The first of a finite series of comics adapting Escher's 1971 essay...

Escher’s “Approaches to Infinity” Part 2: Music & Eternity - "to approach eternity by means of sounds"...?

Escher’s “Approaches to Infinity”: There Must Be Stars - I take this passage in Escher's essay to be particularly appropriate for comics creators:

Fractal Cross ‘n’ Boxes - Interesting how a very square up-down left-right set of rules produces such diagonal negative space...

Lewis Carroll’s River Crossing Puzzle - This logic puzzle was a favorite of math professor (and part-time wonderlander) Charles Dodgson ...

Mathematics is an Art (Lockhart) - One reader's notes to Paul Lockhart's thought-provoking "A Mathematician's Lament" ...

Museum Courtyard: Above & Below - It looks like we’ve learned our lesson from the last time we played on a three-dimensional staircase ...

Overlaid Fibonacci Spirals - Here are twin nested Fibonacci spirals overlaid with a single blue spiral ...

Pointy Things + Round Things - Circles and Triangles are in many ways about a far apart as shapes can get; and yet... and yet.

Prime Spirals - Just playing around a bit with the Ulam spiral… It makes me want to cover the walls with

Pythagorean Maxims #1-15 - "Rules of the Good Life," according to one of Ancient Greece's most amazing mathematicians ...

Pythagorean Maxims #16-30 - More lifestyle advice from our brilliant & eccentric Ancient Greek mathematician ...

Recursive Load - I've been thinking about recursion lately, which of course (if you think about it) usually means I'm thinking about thinking about recursion, which of course...

Sleepless Fractal Cross - Just a little fractal cross that appeared in my sketchbook after two days without sleep…

Talkin’ 2×2=5 Blues - Are we allowed to do talkin' blues algebra proofs? ~ If NOT, maybe this is why -- here's one inspired by Lewis Carroll. ~ Goes a little like this...

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