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Nerdist News: Live From WonderCon, Plus GODZILLA Rules and So Does Marjorie Liu

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Enter Our Pi Day Contest and Win a Trip to San Diego Comic-Con!

Earlier this week, we took one small step for t-shirts and one giant leap for Nerdist-kind by unveiling our first official t-shirt in partnership with Her Universe and Hot Topic,… more

Happy Pi Day 2014

Are we gonna do it again? OF COURSE WE ARE. As a wise man once said, it’s Nerd Christmas, after all. Here you go: Can’t break the tradition as long… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more
 

Suit Up for Pi Day in Style and Win a Trip to Comic-Con

It’s the day that has no end: Pi Day, or the 14th of March (3.14… get it?) is the day where it’s perfectly okay, nay encouraged, to be irrational…. more

MATH BITES Around the World

Are numbers the universal language? Well, see, there are different numeric systems, from the ones we’re used to — the Arabic numerals — and you know about Roman numerals, Super… more

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Solve a Case of Apples and Oranges on SESAME STREET

Benedict Cumberbatch is not actually Sherlock Holmes, he just plays the role on TV. But the denizens of Sesame Street don’t always make that distinction, which is why the Great… more
 

MATH BITES Takes a Percentage

How do percentages work? What’s a “percent”? How can you understand sale prices and loans and stuff if you don’t know? See, this stuff’s important. And Danica McKellar can explain… more

MATH BITES Goes Binary

Understand how binary numbers work? No? Well, Danica McKellar has your explanation on the latest edition of the Nerdist Channel’s Math Bites. Boolean logic FTW. Really, if jokes, baseball, puppets… more

Nerdist News: THE WALKING DEAD Season 4.5, Danica McKellar, JUSTICE LEAGUE, and AGENT CARTER!

WEEKEND! Am I right, guys? Time to kick back with the ol’ PS4, watch some Battlestar Galactica Blus, and knock back a few cold ones. After you get your Friday… more
 

Danica McKellar Goes Mental on a New MATH BITES

Last week, we helped you get over your irrational fear of irrational numbers with the premiere of Danica McKellar’s new Nerdist Channel series Math Bites by sinking our collective teeth… more

Take a Pi to the Face with MATH BITES!

Ready for a piping-hot slice of pi? Of course you are! Last month you bathed in the irrational goodness of the Dance of the Sugar Pi Fairy, and as promised,… more

Learn to Sing Pi to 139 Places with Danica McKellar’s MATH BITES

All good things must come to an end, right? We’ve been hearing this adage for our entire lives, so it must be true. Well, unfortunately nobody informed irrational numbers that… more
 

It’s Brainiac Tuesday at YouTube Geek Week!

Today is Brainiac Tuesday at YouTube Geek Week, and Derek Muller from Veritasium introduces the day in the above video. And then, he’s back to show off “Slow-Mo Non-Newtonian Fluid… more

Help Danica McKellar Make Her New Nerdist Channel Show Better

As you might be aware, Danica McKellar, and here we’re going to mention that she was Winnie on The Wonder Years and Elsie on The West Wing one more time… more

GLaDOS is Still Alive on Calculators

I wasn’t exactly a model student in high school. I wasn’t boozin’, or loitering, or anything terrible like that. I never paid attention. Especially in math class. It just came… more
 

The Spanglers’ Love Equation

The Spanglers, that dynamic 1970′s-style musical-variety duo who bear a striking resemblance to the Nerdist Podcast Network’s Pop My Culture co-host Vanessa Ragland and comedian/writer/producer Jamie Flam (really,… more

Some Familiar Faces Imagine A World With No Math

Save the Children produced this video for its Numeracy Boost/Crowdrise campaign, which is bringing math education to poor countries, starting this year in Bangladesh and Malawi. It features John… more

Interview: Planetary Resources’ Chris Lewicki Wants to Mine Some Asteroids

Sorry, Michael Bay fans: When it comes to giant rocks in space, Bruce Willis-types probably won’t be our go-to guys for drilling into asteroids. Chris Lewicki, president & chief engineer… more
 

Our Pi Day Tradition

It is March 14th. 3/14. Pi Day. This is necessary. Has to be done. It’s tradition. As are the inevitable “Pi is Wrong!” arguments…. more

Nerdist Podcast: Danica McKellar

The guys sit down with Danica McKellar for a stellar conversation about growing up Winnie Cooper, her passion for math and how to give children confidence through education. Danica is… more

Is That Anything Like Nothing From Nothing Leaves Nothing?

Hmm. I know I’m supposed to know what Wednesday’s Google doodle is supposed to represent. Maybe if I stare at it longer…. Those of you who paid attention in school… more
 

Your Tau Day Serenade

You know how some people, with varying degrees of seriousness, think Pi is “wrong” and Tau (double Pi, or 6.283185307179586…) should be the circle constant? I’m no mathematician, but… more

The Michael Scott Algorithm

You’ve got to give it to Chloé Kiddon and Yurly Brun. That’s what she said. These two computer scientists at the University of Washington created my new favorite system for… more
 
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