The Latest Wrinkle in Crumple Theory (nytimes.com)
Interesting article about a recent Nature Communications paper on the math and physics of paper crumpling. I'll never looks at wastepaper basketball the same way again.
March 14, 2021
Crumpling Paper and Hanging Art
Associated Newspapers complains to CBS after Oprah interview (dailymail.co.uk)
People confuse journalism and entertainment all the time. Understandably so, the line is blurry and getting blurrier. Oprah Winfrey is no journalist. That interview was entertainment, pure and simple. Holding it out as journalism and reporting of actual news should be an embarrassment for CBS.
Pat and Denny came over for dinner tonight. First time in nearly a year (it might actually have been a year, we lost track). Renee and I and Pat and Denny are all fully vaccinated, so we gave hugs all around. Pat cried a bit she was so happy. The boys donned their masks and gave hugs too. Great evening. Great day.