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6 Small Math Errors That Caused Huge Disasters

If you ever wondered why it is so important to be exact in math, particularly in engineering math, then take a look at cases in which a math error resulted in deaths. Remember the Hyatt Regency disaster in Kansas City some 30 years ago? When designing their newest hotel to be built in downtown Kansas City, [...]

Welcome to the New Neatorama!

Hooray! I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that Neatorama has a new look (all you RSS readers, come take a look) and a couple of new features. First of all, I’d like to thank Nathan Mazur of Scared of Bees who did the new art for the blog. Nathan, as you may know, also designed some [...]

Vote For Your Favorite Sony WX1 Panoramic Photo

A few weeks ago we were asked to participate in this neat little Sweep Panorama photo contest. Sony provided Neatorama with this sleek and very pretty Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 camera to play with. The task was to take a bunch of panoramic photos and submit them to compete against other photos by bloggers around the web. [...]