Londonist loves... mathematics

By sizemore Last edited 144 months ago
Londonist loves... mathematics
Street Maths

Actually we don't. Well M@ probably does. The rest of us love the WORDS because the NUMBERS just make our heads hurt. Anyway - we love tourists that's for sure. We love landmarks too. We also love tourists at various landmarks so we have room in our heart for tourists (and Londoners) holding up baffling signs while they're there:

Street Maths

The sum of the reciprocals of the squares of the positive integers is pi squared over six.

Yeah handy, but not as catchy as Begging mercy for their sins / Satan, laughing, spreads his wings.

Street Maths

We do love this Flickr set from The Last Danish Pastry though. Isn't it annoying when Americans insist on calling 'Maths' 'Math' though? Is it the long weekend yet?

Last Updated 25 August 2006