Does God exist? Modern software and math have verified Gödel’s proofs of a being that expresses all positive properties.
Have you ever been in a situation where you were thinking one thing, but your gut was telling you another? Have you ever followed your gut instinct, and known that you’re making a mistake? What about talking yourself into the gut feeling using rationalization? Chances are, you have followed your gut at some point in […]
Why is the first elevator you see more likely to be going in the wrong direction? Two physicists reported this phenomenon in 1958. It is sometimes called the “elevator paradox,” but “elevator puzzle” better expresses the surprise or annoyance that everyone feels when faced with an uncooperative elevator that always seems to be going the […]
Monty Hall, the host of “Let’s Make a Deal”, asks a contestant to choose the one door to a valuable prize, rejecting the other two doors leading to junk. The host then opens one of the rejected doors, revealing a junk prize. The “Monty Hall problem” now is: should the contestant stay with the original […]