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  Former York Catholic standout Melik Martin,
York DispatchFormer York Catholic standout Melik Martin, commits to Monmouth for upcoming seasonYork DispatchJust in one day, Martin received offers from Albany, Gardner-Webb and Lafayette in July, bringing his total to four Division I offers. It was a promising sign of things to come for him. On Tuesday, Martin took an unofficial visit to Monmouth and picked ...
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:43 pm
  Monmouth hoops: 2017 forward Melik Martin
Asbury Park PressMonmouth hoops: 2017 forward Melik Martin commits, completing rosterAsbury Park PressStill young enough to play on the 17-and-under AAU circuit despite graduating high school, Martin decided to do so this summer with the York Ballers. Soon enough, there were Division I offers from Albany, FIU, Fairfield, Lafayette and Gardner-Webb ...
Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:12 am
  Martin Gardner puzzle: red, white, and blue
Boing BoingMartin Gardner puzzle: red, white, and blue weightsBoing BoingHere's a good puzzle from Martin Gardner's Mathematical Circus. The book is out of print but used copies are cheap. Problems involving weights and balance scales have been popular during the past few decades. Here is an unusual one invented by Paul ...and more »
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 9:19 am
  US tilapia producer opens $5m aqua feed mill
FeedNavigator.comUS tilapia producer opens $5m aqua feed mill with focus on feed ...FeedNavigator.comBlue Ridge Aquaculture is integrating its production system with the opening of subsidiary Blue Ridge Aquafeed to generate the feed used for their fish ...and more »
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 6:35 am
  Lawmen's lasting legacies - The Carroll News
The Carroll NewsLawmen's lasting legaciesThe Carroll NewsCarroll County Board of Supervisors' Chairman Bob Martin thanked Gardner for making the effort to recognize Carroll's fallen officers. “I am known for my sense of humor but today is not a humorous day. Anytime that somebody in service to their county ...
Posted on 9 August 2017 | 10:42 am
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  Genius at Play” Takes Readers Inside The
“Conway sat for countless interviews, willingly (and sometimes unwillingly).” According to popular science writer Martin Gardner, “Conway is a creative genius.” Genius at Play describes him as “an unabashed original: Archimedes, Mick ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:36 pm
  Top 10 Martin Gardner Books (This List Goes
"Pick up anything Martin Gardner wrote," advises mathematician, magician and MacArthur award winner Persi Diaconis. "You'll smile and learn something." This is very true, but with over 100 books to choose from, by Gardner's own estimation, where should one ...
Posted on 28 October 2014 | 8:00 am
  Martin Gardner, puzzle master extraordinaire
The writer and puzzle master Martin Gardner, who died in 2010, was once said to have turned dozens of innocent youngsters into maths professors - and thousands of maths professors into innocent youngsters. Maths writer Colm Mulcahy looks back at the ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 11:10 am
  Can you solve Martin Gardner’s best
The maestro of recreational maths was born 100 years ago today. Here we celebrate his birthday with eight of his most celebrated puzzles Here’s something puzzling. A few years before he died, aged 95 in 2010, I interviewed Martin Gardner at his home in ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:32 pm
  Martin Gardner, Genius Of Recreational
Weekend Edition's own "Math Guy" Keith Devlin calls the late Martin Gardner the greatest "math guy" of all time. As Devlin tells NPR's Scott Simon, Gardner had little formal mathematics training. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: And April is Mathematics Awareness Month.
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 2:37 pm
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  MercAulicus: RT @CheshireOcelot:
MercAulicus: RT @CheshireOcelot: @jenningsjaxfl You mean Martin Gardner's editi@#! of Alice? I absolutely love that book.
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 11:28 am
  CheshireOcelot: @jenningsjaxfl You mean
CheshireOcelot: @jenningsjaxfl You mean Martin Gardner's editi*^ of Alice? I absolutely love that book.
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 11:28 am
  KristelVervloe2: RT @ArchDaily: Black House
KristelVervloe2: RT @ArchDaily: Black House / AR Design Studio See the full project at https://t.co/KzGFRd8Vfh Image © Martin Gardner https://t.co/lZkwC47NPn
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 11:28 am
  wardm111: Martin Gardner puzzle: red, white,
wardm111: Martin Gardner puzzle: red, w~#^&e, and blue weights - https://t.co/bd7OdOUtah
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 11:28 am
  AlinkaDaulbaeva: RT @ArchDaily: Black House
AlinkaDaulbaeva: RT @ArchDaily: Black House / AR Design Studio See the full project at https://t.co/KzGFRd8Vfh Image © Martin Gardner https://t.co/lZkwC47NPn
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 11:28 am
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  Open Question: Martin Gardner, 50 years at
Gardner: I think popular belief in bogus sciences is steadily increasing. When I was a boy, there were only one or two astrologers who wrote newspaper columns. Now almost every paper except the New York Times, not to mention dozens of magazines, features a horoscope column. Professional astrologers now outnumber astronomers. For Pete’s sake, a president of the United States and his first lady were astrology buffs! This would have seemed unthinkable a hundred years ago. Alternative medical views are growing rapidly, especially on college campuses where more students are relying on homeopathic remedies than ever in history. Real tragedies occur when persons avoid sound medical help and rely on worthless claims.
Posted on 16 September 2016 | 5:12 am
  Open Question: 8 blanks 1 answer _ i hit him
This puzzle was in a book call mind boggling puzzles by martin gardner.
Posted on 21 June 2015 | 9:13 pm
  Open Question: Why are the families of Eric
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Posted on 24 February 2015 | 5:43 am
  Open Question: Carl Sagan or Martin Gardner
Martin Gardner was the leading light of the modern skeptical movement. "Shortly before he died, Carl Sagan wrote to say he had reread my Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener and was it fair to say that I believed in God solely because it made me “feel good.” I replied that this was exactly right, though the emotion was deeper than the way one feels good after three drinks. It is a way of escaping from a deep-seated despair. William James’s essay “The Will to Believe” is the classic defense of the right to make such an emotional “leap of faith.” My theism is independent of any religious movement, and in the tradition that starts with Plato and includes Kant, and a raft of later philosophers, down to Charles Peirce, William James, and Miguel de Unamuno. I defend it ad nauseam in my Whys."
Posted on 19 February 2015 | 5:13 pm
  Resolved Question: How long before Trayvon
Posted on 3 January 2015 | 1:43 pm



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