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Irrational Numbers Clock is Perfectly Rational (If You’re a Mathematician)

Irrational Numbers Clock is Perfectly Rational (If You’re a Mathematician)
The Irrational Numbers Clock is slightly more complicated that the Unit Circle Radian Wall Clock. Also, the fact that it looks like a blackboard has a certain scholarly appeal. While I am a mathematician, anyone with high-school math should be able to read this clock.

Tell The Time, Learn Trigonometry, Get a Headache With This Wall Clock

Tell The Time, Learn Trigonometry, Get a Headache With This Wall Clock
We’ve seen a lot of functional, quirky wall clocks lately around the block. There was the minimalistic Icon Clock for people who wanted their timepieces to be neat and simple, the quirky Vinyl Numbers Clock for music lovers, and the Eclipsion Wall Clock for people who wanted to give themselves a hard time (pun intended) while trying to read the time off of it.
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LED Pi Wall Art is 3.14159265 Times Geekier Than Other Wall Art

LED Pi Wall Art is 3.14159265 Times Geekier Than Other Wall Art
Looking for the perfect gift for the math geek who has everything?… or the math geek who has nothing? How about a brightly-glowing Pi symbol? Contrary to the mathematical constant, there’s nothing irrational about this thing, but it will constantly glow when you hang it on your wall.

30-Year Quest to Find Least Number of Moves to Solve Rubik’s Cube Ends

30-Year Quest to Find Least Number of Moves to Solve Rubik’s Cube Ends
Being six when the Rubik’s Cube was hot back in the 80’s meant that each Christmas for a few years there you were guaranteed someone would get you one of the damned puzzles. For me the only thing worse than opening up a box Christmas Day and finding a Rubik’s Cube was opening that box and finding underwear.

The Geek Pocket Watch: Solve for X

The Geek Pocket Watch: Solve for X
I’ve seen a couple of math clocks and watches before, but this geeky pocket watch must be the all-time champ; a product that caters to a subset of a subset of people. You can order the geek pocket watch at Uncommon Goods for $85 – ($0 x $1) + $32 -$32 (USD).

X-Cool Calculator Looks Like a Game Controller, Plays No Games

X-Cool Calculator Looks Like a Game Controller, Plays No Games
For our latest edition of “why? why not?” comes this basic calculator that does nothing special other than the fact that it looks like a game controller. The X-Cool Calculator looks like something you might play some old Genesis or SNES games with, but it really just does basic math.

The Fibonacci Rings

The Fibonacci Rings
Math geeks like pretty stuff, too, regardless of any nasty rumors you may have heard from the proverbial peanut gallery. But pretty things can be smart, you know, like this ring inspired by the Fibonacci numbers. One bead, one bead, two beads, three… it’s almost like a song!

Teachers Play Pokemon Too

Teachers Play Pokemon Too
If there’s anyone out there who still thinks that video games are for kids, here’s something to look at: a student named Matthew couldn’t answer one of the items in his math quiz, so he drew a Pokemon on his test paper instead.

A Pair of Pi Ornaments for Your Tree

A Pair of Pi Ornaments for Your Tree
Symbols are useful, especially in crafting. Why? Because it would be damned difficult to crochet 3.14159 26535 89793 23846 26433 83279 50288 41… well, you get the point. Much, much better to just use the symbol.

Solve the Problem of Glass Rings With Math Coasters

Solve the Problem of Glass Rings With Math Coasters
No one likes the ugly sight of a condensation ring on the coffee table. This is a problem. Thankfully, there’s a solution, and it’s full of math. These coasters will match perfectly with your number lamp and your equation bookshelf, so long as all you care about is, uh, math. The math coasters, which are available in a variety of classy colors (as pictured above), are sold in sets of five for $22.

Adorable Girly Bags and Math-Love Are Not Mutually Exclusive of One Another

Adorable Girly Bags and Math-Love Are Not Mutually Exclusive of One Another
Girls love math too, despite popular culture’s continuing efforts to prove otherwise! And that doesn’t mean you can’t also be girly, ladies; the craftster contingent, thankfully, always seems to be on hand to remind us that it’s totally feminine to be geeky–these adorable math-loving bags are part of what is becoming a fine tradition. Perfectly at home at concerts, coffee chops, and the panels of hip webcomics–and crafter Casstasstrophie, who made these bags for a swap, happily shared the method to her math-loving madness.

Cool & Calculated: Pi Symbol Ice Cube Tray

Cool & Calculated: Pi Symbol Ice Cube Tray
What up nerd. What? You have more than 5 friends now?! Finally! Why don’t you celebrate this momentous occasion? Throw a party and get smashed! You should still keep it real though, so your friends will love you for who you are.

Human Relations Calculator: Does Your Relationship Add Up?

Human Relations Calculator: Does Your Relationship Add Up?
This might look like an ordinary calculator on the surface, but if you dig deeper, you’ll discover that this oddity from Japan not only can do math, it can tell you and your significant other what your future will hold.

Amazingly Preserved Hewlett-Packard Hp01 LED Calculator Watch Hits Ebay, Offers Rare Glimpse Into Geek History

Amazingly Preserved Hewlett-Packard Hp01 LED Calculator Watch Hits Ebay, Offers Rare Glimpse Into Geek History
One of the rarest bits of gadget history you can find, this beautiful specimen of the highly collectible Hewlett-Packard HP01 LED calculator watch is available for auction over on eBay. There’s just over 2 hours left in the auction so if you want to get your geek on, you’d better get your bids in fast!

Geek Shirts to Wear in Case You Really have to Go Outside

Geek Shirts to Wear in Case You Really have to Go Outside
I’ve been doing my usual window shopping and thought I’d share some of the funny geek shirts I saw at Snorg Tees. They’re all made of “100% Super Soft” cotton and are priced at $19 each. The Chemist shirt would have been much better if the ladies in it looked better. Now there’s a sad geek shirt.

Math Clocks and Watches: It’S Problem-Solving Time

Math Clocks and Watches: It’S Problem-Solving Time
Until ten minutes ago, I wasn’t aware that telling the time was too easy for some people. Here are a couple of timepieces so smart they’re stupid: Here’s the square root watch; I guess all that’s left to say is you can get this for $40 over at SkyMall.
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