Seven Bridges of Königsberg

December 26, 2023

“Have you ever heard of the Seven Bridges of Königsberg?” I asked my son. He leaned in, curious. “In an old city named Königsberg, there were two islands in a river, connected to each other and the mainland by seven bridges. The townspeople had a puzzle: could you walk around the city and cross each […]

It’s Okay to Change Your Mind

December 25, 2023

On a quiet Sunday afternoon, my son and I were relaxing together on the couch. “Hey, have you ever heard of the Monty Hall problem from ‘Let’s Make a Deal’?” I asked him, piquing his interest. With his curiosity sparked, I quickly set up our own game. I collected three boxes and discreetly placed a […]

Will Twitter Survive Musk

July 16, 2023

Elon Musk, the billionaire business magnate known for spearheading companies like SpaceX and Tesla, recently added Twitter to his eclectic mix of enterprises. While some hail this as a step toward innovation and progress, we need to examine the potential pitfalls that come with this move and critically question the inconsistencies in Musk’s approach. As […]

TikTok: The New Tobacco?

July 9, 2023

Introduction The digital revolution, although inherently transformative and beneficial, has fostered platforms that parallel earlier societal challenges. One prominent example is the rise of short-form video content platforms, reminiscent of the tobacco industry in their superficial appeal and potentially damaging consequences. While the bright packaging of TikTok and its counterparts promise creativity and connectivity, beneath […]

Birthday Paradox

July 2, 2023

Son’s birthday was approaching, and as we sat together, I decided to share with him a mind-boggling concept known as the “Birthday Paradox.” I knew it would be a fun and intriguing way to introduce him to the world of probability. “Son,” I began, “did you know that in a room with just 23 people, […]

How Many Colors For The Map

August 14, 2022

Son was filling colors in his drawings, which reminded me of some fun in math: “Do you know how many colors are needed for a world map?” I asked son. “Many colors?” “Let me ask the question better. There are many countries in the world. In the map, we want to use different colors for […]

Find Patterns, Solve Problems

August 14, 2022

“What’s the last digit of 18100?” I asked my son all of a sudden. “Wow, it will take some time to calculate the answer!” Son replied. “I can tell you the answer in a few seconds. So can you.” “Really?” “Yes, try it and I believe you can find the answer.” “OK! Let’s see. What’s […]

Numbers That Stay True To Themselves

July 23, 2022

“Do you know numbers that stay true to themselves?” I asked my son. “What do you mean?” “Let me give you an example. The number 25, if you multiply it by itself, what’s the result?” “625.” “The last two digits of 625 is 25. It is where we started! The number 25 stays true to […]

Love Like The Galaxy (星汉灿烂)

July 23, 2022

Recommendation: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Another big production debuting 2022! Premiering on Youtube as we speak (One episode everyday)! In Love like The Galaxy, Zhao lusi plays a girl whose parents had to leave her at the relatives while defending the country. Growing up desiring for love, she is smart, beautiful, yet not exactly following the rules … […]

Who Rules the World (且试天下)

July 23, 2022

Recommendation: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Zhao lusi has risen to the rank of top tier actresses in China in recent years. She has several shows debuting this year. In Who Rules the World, she plays a princess who is also a Kunfu Master. The martial arts scenes in the show are pretty awesome. Show Title: Who Rules the […]